• WordNet 3.6
    • adj Galilean of or relating to Galilee or its inhabitants
    • adj Galilean of or relating to Galileo or his works
    • n Galilean one of the four satellites of Jupiter that were discovered by Galileo
    • n Galilean an inhabitant of Galilee (an epithet of Jesus Christ)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Galilean A Christian in general; -- used as a term of reproach by Mohammedans and Pagans.
    • Galilean A native or inhabitant of Galilee, the northern province of Palestine under the Romans.
    • a Galilean Of or pertaining to Galileo; as, the Galilean telescope. See Telescope.
    • a Galilean Of or relating to Galilee.
    • Galilean (Jewish Hist) One of the party among the Jews, who opposed the payment of tribute to the Romans; -- called also Gaulonite.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Galilean Pertaining to Galilee, the northernmost division of Palestine in the time of Christ, lying north of Samaria.
    • n Galilean A native or an inhabitant of Galilee.
    • n Galilean One of a class among the Jews who opposed the payment of tribute to the Romans about the time of the emperor Augustus.
    • n Galilean A Christian, as a follower of Jesus Christ, called the Galilean: used by the ancient Jews in contempt.
    • Galilean Of or pertaining to Galileo, a great Italian mathematician and natural philosopher (1564-1642), who laid the foundations of the science of dynamics. He was one of the earliest advocates of the Copernican system of astronomy, and made many important astronomical discoveries.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Galilean gal-i-lē′an of or pertaining to Galileo, a great Italian mathematician (1564-1642)
    • adj Galilean gal-i-lē′an of or pertaining to Galilee, one of the Roman divisions of Palestine
    • n Galilean a native of Galilee: a Christian
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  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    “The Galilean is not a favorite of mine. So far from owing him any thanks for his favor, I cannot avoid confessing that I owe a secret grudge to his carpentership.”
  • A. C. Swinburne
    A. C. Swinburne
    “Thou has conquered, O pale Galilean.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Galilaeus, fr. Galilaea, Galilee, Gr. : cf. F. galiléen,


In literature:

The calendars of the world have been changed by the Galilean carpenter.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
The Galilean telescope was invented in 1609.
"The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost'" by Thomas Orchard
Opera-glasses are constructed on the Galilean principle.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
He was so galled by his chains, he was so torn and wasted by those evil spirits among the Galilean tombs.
"Wee Wifie" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Mary Magdalene has a long talk with Pontius Pilate, who is haunted by the memory of the pale Galilean.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
NOW there were some present at that time who informed him of the Galileans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.
"A Translation of the New Testament from the original Greek" by T. Haweis
And do our loyal Galileans and the scrupulous Jansenists abstain from the equivocal?
"Priests, Women, and Families" by J. Michelet
And as the Stoa, not the Galilean, first taught, all men are brothers.
"A Captive of the Roman Eagles" by Felix Dahn
He is a Galilean of no consequence, connected with no good family who might revenge His death.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St John, Vol. II" by Marcus Dods
But the possibility of the world being ruled by any except a Righteous Power did not occur to the untutored Galileans.
"The Great Discovery" by Norman Maclean
Among them the First Galilean and Second Galilean.
"John the Baptist: A Play" by Hermann Sudermann
Temperate, strong men, such as were the ordinary Galilean peasants, might live for several days on the cross.
"Essays Upon Some Controverted Questions" by Thomas H. Huxley
Had I but set the Galilean free!
"The Blood of Rachel" by Cotton Noe
The Acts of the Apostles inform us that he was a Galilean.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Simon went and complained to the emperor that a miserable Galilean had taken upon himself to work greater wonders than he.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Cicero had only doubts; his grandson and granddaughter might learn the truth from the first Galileans who came to Rome.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
But the Galilean satellites are of a higher rank.
"Are the Planets Inhabited?" by E. Walter Maunder
Division of sentiment in the Galilean multitude at the feast.
"A Harmony of the Gospels for Students of the Life of Christ" by Archibald Thomas Robertson
The Galileans more than others, lived in the anticipation of the Deliverer.
"The Cradle of the Christ" by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
He is said to have been a Syrian Bishop of Antioch, but, like the Galilean fishermen, to have written in Greek.
"Frauds and Follies of the Fathers" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler

In poetry:

Hail, in city Galilean
To the maid of lowly station!
Hail, in city empyrean
To the Queen of all creation!
"The Annunciation" by Digby Mackworth Dolben
Thou art a God too,
O Galilean!
And thus single-handed
Unto the combat,
Gauntlet or Gospel,
Here I defy thee!
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf I. -- The Challenge Of T" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I was a stranger in that company,
A Galilean whom his speech bewrayed,
And when they lifted up their songs of glee,
My voice sad discord made.
"The Solitary" by Robert Fuller Murray
"The Caesar comes, and the peoples paeans
Hail his name for the new made light,
Pitch and the flesh of the Galileans,
Torches fit for a Roman night;"
"The Three Pilgrims" by Archibald Lampman
How often had he listened
To wond’rous tales of love—
Of the Galilean’s mercy,
Of power from above,
To none other given of mortal birth
To heal the afflicted sons of earth.
"The Blind Man Of Jericho" by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
And now where'er He strays
Among the Galilean mountains,
Or more unwelcome ways,
He's followed by two faithful fountains,
Two walking baths, two weeping motions,
Portable and compendious oceans.
"Saint Mar Magdelene; or, The Weeper" by Richard Crashaw

In news:

The President and his bumbling HHS bureaucrats take on the impious Galileans.
Kentucky Christian School's fifth grade Sonbeams recently gathered much needed items for the Galilean Home in Liberty.
Four hundred years ago from Jan 7 and 8, Galileo first had clear views of the four biggest and bright moons of Jupiter, later named the Galilean moons.
The Fourth Gospel tells us that the miracle occurred during a wedding celebration in the Galilean town of Cana where Jesus, his mother and his disciples were among the guests.
ROBERT MACNEIL (voice over): A Galilean preacher claims he is the Redeemer and says the poor are blessed.
Hardcover), a new publication from National Geographic Books, Jesus and his father, Joseph, may have been skilled workers forced into labor on the rebuilding of Sepphoris, the Galilean capital.
Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices.
Glenn Chaple's Observing Basics: Re-create a Galilean scope.
The Galilean moons Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto.

In science:

C via K = vπ C , and in Galilean invariant systems satisfies K = vF /v, vF = ¯hρ0π /m.
Condensed Matter Theory of Dipolar Quantum Gases
We assume that the quench preserves Galilean invariance so that uK =u0K0 .
Correlation functions after a quantum quench in a spin-chain in the pre-thermalized regime
To preserve Galilean invariance (which is not necessary for the formalism), we assume u = vF /K, u0 = vF /K0 .
Correlation functions after a quantum quench in a spin-chain in the pre-thermalized regime
Note also that Mrot and Mstream , corresponding to the inertial term, are not invariant with respect to the Galilean transformation.
Validity of Hydrostatic Equilibrium in Galaxy Clusters from Cosmological Hydrodynamical Simulations
This non-Lotentzian behavior of the post-Newtonian transformations was discussed first by for the case of post-Galilean transformations.
Relativistic Gravity Theory And Related Tests With A Mercury Orbiter Mission
Technically speaking, string-bits are : [1–4] • point particles in d space + 1 time dimensions, transforming in the adjoint representation of U (Nc). • sub ject to Galilean invariant (nonrelativistic) dynamics. • able to form closed chain bound states, which are U (Nc) singlets.
Bits of String and Bits of Branes
Besides, Maxwell’s theory of the electromagnetism has the Lorentz invariance inconsistent with the invariance under Galilean transformation, that Newtonian mechanics obeys.
Structure behind Mechanics I: Foundation
Furthermore the model (2.19) has ten-dimensional (super)-Galilean invariance.
Symmetries and interactions in matrix string theory
Obviously then, G9 is a discrete subgroup of the transverse Galilean group of the infinite momentum frame.
M Theory and Cosmology
Compared to a true nonrelativistic field theory the new feature here is the continuous Galilean mass spectrum and the associated possibility of particles breaking up into others with smaller Galilean mass.
TASI Lectures on Matrix Theory
In particular, the Lagrangian we have written has a thirty two generator odd subalgebra of its symmetry algebra and has translation invariance in the transverse directions, as well as Galilean boost invariance.
TASI Lectures on Matrix Theory
In addition to these symmetries, the model is invariant under SO(9) rotations and transverse Galilean boosts.
TASI Lectures on Matrix Theory
Note that the Galilean transformations act only on the U (1) center of mass variables and restrict their Hamiltonian to be quadratic in canonical momenta.
TASI Lectures on Matrix Theory
Galilean group that is the group of invariance.
Relativistic instant-form approach to the structure of two-body composite systems
Further x-ray observations and more detailed modelling are needed to probe more deeply into the origin and properties of the x-ray emission from the Galilean satellites and from the Io plasma torus, and their implications for the Jovian magnetosphere.
Discovery of Soft X-Ray Emission from Io, Europa and the Io Plasma Torus