astronomic astronomic

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) relating or belonging to the science of astronomy
  2. (adj) inconceivably large

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Her knowledge is just astronomic.
  2. The early days of any baseball season are traditionally characterized by astronomic batting averages belonging to unfamiliar names.
  3. But this was accomplished by imposing stiff credit restrictions and astronomic lending rates of up to 22%.

News

  1. 5 things to know Tuesday

    Michael Jackson had a career fit for a superstar, full of astronomic highs and shocking lows. The singer passed away on June 25, 2009, from cardiac arrest, leaving behind a legacy as the king of pop.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Bay Bulletin

  2. Rush Ranch hosts astronomic event

    SUISUN CITY -- An event at Rush Ranch will give some answers to those with astronomical questions.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Vallejo Times-Herald

Quotes

  1. "There was interest (from Real) in Ribery at a certain point, but Bayern are sticking to a very hard position," Valdano said. "They don't want to sell and that is why they are proposing an astronomic sum."
    on Jun 16, 2009 By: Jorge Valdano Source: AFP

  2. "We need legislation to make lower prices a guarantee instead of a guess," Blumenthal said. "We just slash astronomic prices and reform our dysfunctional system."
    on May 1, 2007 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: Danbury News Times

  3. Mr Hain said: "Because of astronomic fuel costs, they are facing a very serious crisis which could jeopardise the business. They have already laid off four workers and anticipate another four having to go as well. The frustrating thing about this is...
    on Jun 19, 2008 By: Peter Hain Source: South Wales Evening Post

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