- pertaining to or based upon the relations or joint action of the moon and the sun.
Origin of lunisolar
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And this practice set up a lunisolar variety of the cycle, in connexion with which we have to notice the following point.
- resulting from, relating to, or based on the combined gravitational attraction of the sun and moon
C17: from Latin lūna moon + solar
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- Relating to or caused by both the Sun and the Moon. Lunisolar gravitational attraction is the principle force influencing the Earth's tides and the cause of the Earth's orbital precession.
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