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Diurnal circle

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Diurnal circle See under Diurnal.
    • Diurnal circle the apparent circle described by a celestial body in consequence of the earth's rotation.
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Usage

In literature:

Diurnal circle of actions, xxv.
"Zoonomia, Vol. I" by Erasmus Darwin
The circles of diurnal revolution again become oblique.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
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