Ephemeris

E*phem"e*ris

(?), n.;
pl. Ephemerides (#).
[L., a diary, Gr. , also, a calendar, fr. . See Ephemera.] 1. A diary; a journal. Johnson.
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2. (Anat.) (a) A publication giving the computed places of the heavenly bodies for each day of the year, with other numerical data, for the use of the astronomer and navigator; an astronomical almanac; as, the "American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac." (b) Any tabular statement of the assigned places of a heavenly body, as a planet or comet, on several successive days.
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3. (Literature) A collective name for reviews, magazines, and all kinds of periodical literature. Brande & C.
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