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orbital period

[′ȯr·bəd·əl ′pir·ē·əd]
(astronomy)
The interval between successive passages of a satellite through the same specified point in its orbit.
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The newspaper report goes on to tell how the astrologer was entrapped: "Mr Blair concerted with some of the Agents of the Society for the Suppression of Vice, a stratagem to entrap the Sideral Professor.
Su mediacion se resuelve por dos vias: en primer lugar, representa la linealidad del tiempo cronologico: vive los dos momentos y, por lo tanto, la historia completa: "Quiron lo oye siempre todo, para eso tiene el oido sideral de los Centauros" (Ramirez 1998, 61).
Marneffe, en voyant sa femme embellie par le milieu dans lequel elle tronait, comme le soleil d'un systeme sideral, paraissait, aux yeux du monde, avoir senti ses feux se ranimer pour elle, il en etait devenu fou.
The winery is also releasing Sideral 2002 ($25), made from 70% cabernet sauvignon, 20% merlot and a 10% blend of carmenere, syrah, cabernet fr5anc and petite verdot.
Perhaps the back cover sums the novel up best: it is a "divertidisima y muy sabia fabulacion que participa de la ironia, de la parodia, del folletin y de la picaresca y que, en un recorrido sideral, nos lleva a descubrir nuestra propia condicion tras una galeria de mascaras muy humanas" (very enjoyable and very wise story that, through irony, parody, the pamphlet, and the picaresque, carries us through a sidereal trip to discover our own condition through a gallery of very human masks).
The Chinese zodiac seems to follow the movements of Jupiter, the planet of expansion, good fortune and growth, whereas we follow the Sideral zodiac, the planets and stars,'' said Cardiff-based astrologer, Eiry Palfrey.
The new Volvo B12B, a new rear engine coach chassis from the "TX" platform, shares the stand with two other UK firsts - the launch of the Sunsudegui Sideral body on the Volvo B12M and the new Euro 3 specification Volvo B7R with new Jonckheere Modulo body.
During her seven years living in Paris, France, Lorraine co-founded the independent production company Sideral Productions and produced such film classics as "The Double Life of Veronique," directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, and "Dark at Noon," directed by Raul Ruiz.
This contract is to ensure the maintenance in operational conditions Software SIDERAL
Nous en sommes au cinquieme tour et c'est deja une prouesse si les coureurs tentaient un coup d'œil derriere pour remarquer le vide sideral et le desert qui menacaient la discipline.
Ce voyage sideral aussi bien qu'interieur offert par Bouchra Satfane, est une marche ascetique et mystique au cours de laquelle s'affirme et grandit le desir de l'etre.
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