nodical

[ nod-i-kuh l, noh-di- ]
/ ˈnɒd ɪ kəl, ˈnoʊ dɪ- /

adjective Astronomy.

of or relating to a node or the nodes.

Nearby words

  1. noddy,
  2. node,
  3. node house,
  4. node of cloquet,
  5. node of ranvier,
  6. nodical month,
  7. nodose,
  8. nodose rheumatism,
  9. nodosity,
  10. nodous

Origin of nodical

First recorded in 1830–40; node + -ical

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British Dictionary definitions for nodical

nodical

/ (ˈnəʊdɪkəl, ˈnɒd-) /

adjective

of or relating to the nodes of a celestial body, esp of the moon
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