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1. mechanics

noun. ['məˈkænɪks'] the branch of physics concerned with the motion of bodies in a frame of reference.

Synonyms

  • natural philosophy
  • aerodynamics
  • kinematics
  • kinetics
  • dynamics
  • aeromechanics
  • hydraulics
  • fluid mechanics
  • pneumatics
  • physics
  • Newtonian mechanics
  • statics

Etymology

  • mechanicus (Latin)
  • μηχανικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. celestial

adjective. ['səˈlɛstʃəl'] of or relating to the sky.

Antonyms

  • worldly

Etymology

  • caelestialis (Latin)
  • caelestis (Latin)

3. mechanics

noun. ['məˈkænɪks'] the technical aspects of doing something.

Synonyms

  • carrying into action
  • execution
  • carrying out
  • performance

Antonyms

  • overachievement
  • underachievement

Etymology

  • mechanicus (Latin)
  • μηχανικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. celestial

adjective. ['səˈlɛstʃəl'] relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven.

Antonyms

  • profane

Etymology

  • caelestialis (Latin)
  • caelestis (Latin)

5. celestial

adjective. ['səˈlɛstʃəl'] of heaven or the spirit.

Synonyms

  • heavenly
  • supernal

Antonyms

  • substantial
  • rugged
  • infernal

Etymology

  • caelestialis (Latin)
  • caelestis (Latin)

Example sentences of the word celestial-mechanics


1. Noun Phrase
Cosmology grew out of the historical discipline of celestial mechanics, and came into its own in the 1920s with Einstein's theory of general relativity and George Lemaitre's postulation of the big bang theory.

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