diurnal

  • 1Diurnal — Di*ur nal, a. [L. diurnalis, fr. dies day. See {Deity}, and cf. {Journal}.] 1. Relating to the daytime; belonging to the period of daylight, distinguished from the night; opposed to {nocturnal}; as, diurnal heat; diurnal hours. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2diurnal — diurnal, aux [ djyrnal, o ] n. m. • 1671; « diurne » 1525; lat. diurnalis ♦ Relig. Livre de prières qui renferme spécialement l office du jour. ● diurnal nom masculin (latin diurnalis) Livre de prières, extrait du bréviaire, qui contient… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3Diurnal — ( daily ) may refer to: Diurnal cycle, any pattern that recurs daily Diurnality, the behavior of animals and plants that are active in the daytime Diurnal motion, the apparent motion of stars around the Earth Diurnal phase shift, a phase shift of …

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  • 4diurnal — 1. (di ur nal) s. m. Nom d une sorte de bréviaire, où l on a recueilli les prières qui sont chaque jour à l usage des gens d Église.    Au plur. Des diurnaux. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. diurnalis, de diurnus, diurne. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE 1. DIURNAL …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5diurnal — diurnál s. n. (sil. di ur ) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  DIURNÁL s.n. 1. Carte care cuprinde rugăciunile de zi (la catolici). 2. Povestire a faptelor zilnice, povestire zi de zi a faptelor. [pron. di ur , pl. le. /… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 6Diurnal — Di*ur nal, n. [Cf. F. diurnal a prayerbook. See {Diurnal}, a.] 1. A daybook; a journal. [Obs.] Tatler. [1913 Webster] 2. (R. C. Ch.) A small volume containing the daily service for the little hours, viz., prime, tierce, sext, nones, vespers, and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7diurnal — is not an ordinary synonym of daily but has special technical meanings (especially in medicine and the life sciences) opposed to nocturnal: • During the last two hundred years, the European continent has seen a period of intensifying persecution… …

    Modern English usage

  • 8diurnal — DIURNAL. s. m. Livre de prières qui contient l Office Canonial de chaque jour, à l exception des Matines, et quelquefois des Laudes. Diurnal Romain. Diurnal à l usage de Paris …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 9diurnal — index daily Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10diurnal — late 14c., from L.L. diurnalis daily, from L. dies day + urnus, an adjectival suffix denoting time (Cf. hibernus wintery ). Dies day is from PIE root *dyeu (Cf. Skt. diva by day, Welsh diw, Bret. deiz day; Arm …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11diurnal — |i u| adj. 2 g. 1. Cotidiano. • s. m. 2. Livro de orações para cada dia do ano …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 12diurnal — diùrnāl m <G diurnála> DEFINICIJA rel. kat. knjiga koja sadrži dijelove brevijara koji se mole danju ETIMOLOGIJA vidi diurna …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 13diurnal — *daily, quotidian, circadian Contrasted words: see those at DAILY …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14diurnal — DIURNAL. Livre de Prieres que des Ecclesiastiques sont obligez de dire chaque jour …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 15diurnal — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of or during the daytime. 2) daily; of each day. DERIVATIVES diurnally adverb. ORIGIN Latin diurnalis, from dies day …

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  • 16diurnal — [dī ʉr′nəl] adj. [ME < L diurnalis < diurnus, daily < dies, day: see DEITY] 1. occurring each day; daily 2. of, done, or happening in the daytime: opposed to NOCTURNAL 3. a) Bot. opening in the daytime and closing at night: said of a… …

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  • 17diurnal — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin diurnalis more at journal Date: 14th century 1. a. recurring every day < diurnal tasks > b. having a daily cycle < diurnal tides > 2. a. o …

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  • 18Diurnal — Occurring in the daytime. A patient may have a diurnal fever rather than a nocturnal one. Diurnal also can refer to recurring every day. Pronounced die URN ul, it comes from the Latin dies for day, the root of many words including circadian&#8230; …

    Medical dictionary

  • 19DIURNAL — s. m. Livre de prières qui contient l office canonial de chaque jour, à l exception des matines, et quelquefois des laudes. Diurnal romain. Diurnal à l usage de Paris …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 20DIURNAL — n. m. Livre de prières qui contient l’office canonial de chaque jour, à l’exception des matines, et quelquefois des laudes. Diurnal romain. Diurnal à l’usage de Paris …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)