Definition of synodic in English:

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Pronunciation: /sɪˈnɒdɪk/


Relating to or involving the conjunction of stars, planets, or other celestial objects.
Example sentences
  • The next Northern Maximum declinational tide July 2nd will be in phase with the inductive effects of the synodic conjunction of Jupiter peaking on July 9th.
  • The synodic conjunction of Earth with Jupiter was on the 9th of July 2008, centered in the July 6th through 12th hurricane window in my forecast above.


Mid 17th century: via late Latin from Greek sunodikos, from sunodos (see synod).

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