colure definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two great circles (meridians), that intersect during the poles and either the equinoxes or solstices
    • One of two great circles intersecting at right angles in the poles of the equator. One of them passes through the equinoctial points, and hence is denominated the equinoctial colure; the other intersects the equator at the distance of 90° from the former, and is called the solstitial colure.
    • In astronomy and geography, 1 of 2 sectors of declination intersecting one another at right perspectives in the poles of the world, one of those moving through solstitial while the various other through the equinoctial things for the ecliptic, viz., Cancer and Capricorn, Aries and Libra, and thus dividing both the ecliptic and equinoctial into four equal parts.
    • In veggie pathol., an illness associated with grape, characterized by the falling for the blossoms and also the imperfect improvement the good fresh fruit. It has been attributed mainly to bad climatic problems.
    • Either of two great circles (meridians), that intersect on poles and both the equinoxes or solstices
    • 1 of 2 great sectors intersecting at right angles inside poles regarding the equator. One of these passes through equinoctial points, and hence is denominated the equinoctial colure; others intersects the equator in the distance of 90° from previous, and is known as the solstitial colure.
    • In astronomy and location, 1 of 2 sectors of declination intersecting one another at right sides inside poles around the globe, one of these moving through the solstitial and the other through equinoctial points associated with ecliptic, viz., Cancer and Capricorn, Aries and Libra, and so dividing both ecliptic while the equinoctial into four equal parts.
    • In veggie pathol., a disease associated with the grape, characterized by the dropping regarding the plants and also the imperfect growth of the fresh fruit. It has been attributed mainly to unfavorable climatic circumstances.

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