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terrestrial time

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n terrestrial time (astronomy) a measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion; terrestrial time is mean solar time corrected for the irregularities of the Earth's motions
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Usage

In literature:

When the Massorets and Cabalists are asked why it is that none of all the devils do at any time enter into the terrestrial paradise?
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Time may show whether they have been terrestrials like ourselves.
"A Journey in Other Worlds" by John Jacob Astor
When the Massorets and Cabalists are asked why it is that none of all the devils do at any time enter into the terrestrial paradise?
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book III." by Francois Rabelais
TIME, this is TOBY, M.P., a humble but faithful member of my terrestrial suite.
"Punch Among the Planets" by Various
The terrestrial and astronomical globes bore the appearance of not having revolved for a long time.
"Bressant" by Julian Hawthorne
At the end of twenty-three days as measured by terrestrial time, since our departure from the asteroid, we arrived in the sky of Mars.
"Edison's Conquest of Mars" by Garrett Putman Serviss
It found it in time, and the terrestrial ship put up its screen.
"Invaders from the Infinite" by John Wood Campbell
At the end of twenty-three days as measured by terrestrial time, since our departure from the asteroid, we arrived in the sky of Mars.
"Edison's Conquest of Mars" by Garrett Putnam Serviss
In addition, they demanded that the conference begin in three days, Terrestrial time.
"In Case of Fire" by Gordon Randall Garrett
In volume he is equivalent to 1,279 terrestrial globes; hence he is only a million times smaller than the Sun.
"Astronomy for Amateurs" by Camille Flammarion
Mr. Sopley for the first time that evening seemed to forget heaven, and devoted himself to terrestrial things.
"Adventures of Bindle" by Herbert George Jenkins
Many of our European terrestrial invertebrates probably arrived about this time from Asia.
"The History of the European Fauna" by R. F. Scharff
Here the eclipses would begin nearly three terrestrial years after the time of the autumnal equinox.
"Are the Planets Inhabited?" by E. Walter Maunder
In fact, we give the name of time to the succession of the terrestrial events measured by the motion of the earth.
"Astronomical Myths" by John F. Blake
A place on the equator of Jupiter must turn twenty-seven times as fast as on the terrestrial equator.
"Letters on Astronomy" by Denison Olmsted
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In poetry:

"Forever and forever,
As long as life has woes,"
Thy name shall be re-echoed
On time's terrestrial shores.
"Y. M. C. A. Founder. Sir Geo. Williams." by Frank Barbour Coffin
This was her birth-day here,
When summer's latest flowers
Were kindling to their flush and prime,
As if they felt how short the time
In these terrestrial bowers.
"Mrs. Margaret Walbridge," by Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney

In news:

They do not stop completely, or even nearly so, however this is the time to pay less attention to them and more attention to the terrestrial insects that fall into the water.
Among astrophysicists, delta T is the difference between Terrestrial Time and Universal Time.
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In science:

Table 1: Description of the time series for the variables associated to the solar activity and the terrestrial climate.
Proceedings of the 2011 New York Workshop on Computer, Earth and Space Science
VAR model for the solar-terrestrial climate connection We estimate a VAR(p) model using the variables shown in Table 1 where the non-stationary time series have been differentiated once.
Proceedings of the 2011 New York Workshop on Computer, Earth and Space Science
Table 2: Description of the time series for the variables associated to the solar activity and the terrestrial climate.
Proceedings of the 2011 New York Workshop on Computer, Earth and Space Science
The gravitational wave spectrum covered by precision pulsar timing, space based interferometers and terrestrial interferometers.
Gravitational Wave Astronomy: Needle in a Haystack
On the other hand, we show that any low-frequency, correlated noise of terrestrial or/and astrophysical origin present causes the residuals, variances, and covariances of certain parameters to increase with time.
Millisecond and Binary Pulsars as Nature's Frequency Standards. II. Effects of Low-Frequency Timing Noise on Residuals and Measured Parameters
The number of remaining test particles is plotted against time for our in-plane surveys of the Lagrange points of the four terrestrial planets.
Asteroids in the Inner Solar System I - Existence
If a terrestrial neutrino detector sees thousands of neutrinos from a future supernova, Carter and Reddy’s results suggest that there may be a signature of the transition to color superconductivity present in the time distribution of these neutrinos.
Color Superconductivity in Compact Stars
Reconstruction of time series in solar-terrestrial physics.
A selection of papers with some relevance to the investigation of the Sun-Climate link: Papers on Data, Methods and Commentary
Two kinematical experimental techniques that probe neutrino mass directly, are precise observations of decay kinematics in nuclear or particle decay processes and the utilization of time of flight measurements in the detection of supernova neutrinos incident on terrestrial neutrino detectors.
Neutrinoless double beta decay and direct searches for neutrino mass
The combination of eq. (10) has been built up in order to cancel out the first even zonal harmonic coefficient J2 of the multipolar expansion of the Newtonian part of the terrestrial gravitational potential, along with its time-varying part which also includes its secular variations ˙J2 .
An assessment of the measurement of the Lense-Thirring effect in the Earth gravity field, in reply to: ``On the measurement of the Lense-Thirring effect using the nodes of the LAGEOS satellites, in reply to ``On the reliability of the so far performed tests for measuring the Lense-Thirring effect with the LAGEOS satellites'' by L. Iorio,'' by I. Ciufolini and E. Pavlis
Table 7.1: Clocks of equal Q are not equally good clocks for terrestrial time keeping.
Single barium ion spectroscopy: light shifts, hyperfine structure, and progress on an optical frequency standard and atomic parity violation
Targets with ages spanning 10 to 100 Myr fill a particularly interesting and relatively unexplored gap, as this time scale coincides with the end of giant planet formation and the beginning of active terrestrial planet formation.
The kinematics of very low mass dwarfs: splinter session summary
Potential giant pulse candidates were investigated by examining the non-dispersed time series for a strong signal in the same part of the time series in order to rule out signals from terrestrial interference.
Upper Limits on Radio Emission from the Young X-ray Pulsars in the Supernova Remnants G11.2-0.3 and N157B
In addition to any other averaging process over short time scales, terrestrial experiments performed over several days will only be sensitive to the pro jection of −→θ on the axis of the Earth’s rotation.
CP violation from noncommutative geometry
This axis, as well as the motion of the solar system, galaxy, etc ., does not vary over time scales relevant to terrestrial experiments.
CP violation from noncommutative geometry
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