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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ His chest and cheek the most repulsive sight, a negative constellation of buckshot bruises. ▪ In a moment I saw that they formed the outlines of the familiar constellations. ▪ In principle these constellations are knowable, and...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Constellation \Con`stel*la"tion\, n. [F. constellation, L. constellatio.] A cluster or group of fixed stars, or division of the heavens, designated in most cases by the name of some animal, or of some mythologial personage, within whose imaginary outline,...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 An arbitrary formation of stars perceived as a figure or pattern. 2 An image associated with a group of stars. 3 (context astronomy English) Any of the 88 officially recognized regions of the sky, including all stars and celestial bodies in the region....

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 14c., from Old French constellacion "constellation, conjuncture (of planets)," from Late Latin constellationem (nominative constellatio ) "set with stars," from constellatus , from Latin com- "with" (see com- ) + past participle of stellare "to shine,"...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. an arrangement of parts or elements; "the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time" [syn: configuration ] a configuration of stars as seen from the earth

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
A constellation is any of certain areas of the celestial sphere. Constellation or constellations may also refer to:

Usage examples of constellation.

It was hardly what Adams had called for, but it was a start, providing funds to equip and man three frigates, the Constitution, the United States, and the Constellation, which had been built during the Washington administration but remained unequipped for service.

I watched the new constellations wheel far over my head -- Perseus, Medusa, Andromeda, Cepheus, Cassiopeia -- and turned sour.

This conjunction of the Sun with the Moon at the Vernal Equinox, in the constellation Taurus, required the Bull Apis to have on his shoulder a mark resembling the Crescent Moon.

The Astronautical Council had shortly before completed preparations for the reception of visitors from the planets of not too distant stars in the Ophiuchus, Cygnus, Ursa Major and Apus constellations.

Dem Lia stood on nothing, her feet planted steadily on black space, the alien forest ring roughly at her beltline, the stars a huge sphere of constellations and foggy galactic scatterings far above, around, and beyond her.

Beyond the lights from their belts he saw stars, and recognized the constellation for which the space cruiser was named.

November was definitely out of season and the constellation was confined to three minor genome-proteone heiresses, the elderly founder of LearningCurve GmB, two balding Bollywood lotharios, the Van der Bilt girl and him .

Canopus and Achernar high overhead, and Jack showed his attentive midshipmen the new constellations, Musca, Pavo, Chamaeleon and many more, all glowing in the warm, pellucid air.

See his easy hands loving the wheel in a slow clocklike turning as soft and silent as winter constellations snow down the sky.

Constellation of the Countertransference in Relation to the Presentation of Archetypal Dreams.

As the Ecuadorian sees all the constellations of the firmament, so Nature surrounds him with representatives of every family of plants.

Draco Dragon who killed her husband and stole the firewater opal, and he resides at Mount Etamin, which is one of a constellation of peaks in dragon country, near the Region of Air.

The different types were carefully labeled according to the best scientific theories, but the tiny crystal skeletons had been artfully positioned in their trays behind magnifying lenses: in the piped sunlight, the forams glittered in crystal constellations like jeweled tiaras and bracelets and backdrapes.

She waggled a finger at the western sky and a constellation I had never seen before appeareda great snaky showpiece twisted into the rough approximation of a figure eight, glowing with a multicolored mass of gemlike stars.

She checked the autumn constellations, found the polestar, got her directions exactly right.