Sideration

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sideration The state of being siderated, or planet-struck; esp., blast in plants; also, a sudden and apparently causeless stroke of disease, as in apoplexy or paralysis.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sideration The state of being siderated; a blasting, palsy, atrophy, or the like. Compare cataplexy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sideration a sudden deprivation of sense, as a stroke of apoplexy: a blast of plants
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. sideratio,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. sidus, sideris, a star.

Usage

In literature:

Antares is much further down in the sky, in relation to the arbitrary sidereal axis, and it's a deeper red.
"The Colors of Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
De niggers on de other surroundin' plantations never got no sech 'sideration as I ever heard of.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
The constancy of the sidereal revolutions inspired the conclusion as to their perpetuity.
"The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism" by Franz Cumont
Orion is not merely the most imposing of the celestial figures; it is also the richest in sidereal wonders.
"Astronomy for Amateurs" by Camille Flammarion
Sidereal, relating to the stars.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
He's 'sider'ble of a man in these parts, Manton is.
"Lippincott's Magazine, November 1885" by Various
You give me an excuse for being content with being a commonplace Upper-West-Sider.
"The Trail of the Hawk" by Sinclair Lewis
In a qualified though very real sense, Sir William Herschel may be called the Founder of Sidereal Astronomy.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
You're rather a small parcel, I should say, but you've done con-siderable mischief, somehow.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
The length of the sidereal year is 365 days, 6 hours, 9 minutes.
"The Astronomy of the Bible" by E. Walter Maunder
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In poetry:

Thus easily can Earth digest
A cinder of sidereal fire,
And make her translunary guest
The native of an English shire.
"The Meteorite" by C S Lewis
And, fonder still, we hoped to find the sweet
Immortal presence, Love; the bird Delight
Beside her; and, eyed with sidereal night,
Faith, like a lion, fawning at her feet.
"The Land Of Illusion" by Madison Julius Cawein
Oh, Polly was game, you may bet your last dollar -
She leans on the splashboard, and stretches and strains
With her parasol, down by the off-sider's collar,
Until she contrives to catch hold of the reins.
"How Polly Paid For Her Keep" by Barcroft Henry Boake

In news:

Sauce is boss at new north-sider Tiger Lily .
Sauce is boss at new north-sider Tiger Lily.
This Upper West Sider is going to war for her peace symbol.
'Supply-Sider' for the Working Man .
'Supply-Sider' for the Working Man.
East Siders are bummed that for the third straight year the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks will launch again from the Hudson River.
Results from the 2012 Sperry Top-Sider Annapolis NOOD.
Open since the mid 1980s and aligned with a next-door Asian Grocer, this humble East sider is one of the oldest Thai eateries in Columbus and still one of the best.
Sperry Top-Sider X Barneys Boat Shoe.
Boat shoes ($100) by Sperry Top-Sider for Barneys, barneys.com.
Florence was born Sept 11, 1913, in Charleston, Ill. To Frank Siders and Alice (Phipps) Siders.
Mlive File Photo Shannon Siders.
Photos courtesy of Sperry Top-Sider.
Wight is aware of his opponent 's popularity, but thinks Upper East Siders will be open to change.
The Chicago Cubs opened their home schedule last week, Thursday it's the South Siders' turn.
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In science:

My task is to sketch (in more detail than Sider does) the “functional role” of persistence, the web of belief in which it is embedded.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
My comment on Sider’s position is now obvious.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
At this conference, Walsworth describes an experiment with hydrogen masers that places a bound of 0.7 mHz on the magnitude of sidereal variations in these frequencies.
Recent results in Lorentz and CPT tests
Gunn et al. 1998) and images the sky by scanning along great circles at the sidereal rate.
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey: Technical Summary
As a result, both the cyclotron and anomaly frequencies have small corrections which cause them to exhibit sidereal time variations.
Electromagnetic Tests of Lorentz and CPT Symmetry
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