• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Synodic (Eccl) Of or pertaining to a synod; transacted in, or authorized by, a synod; as, synodical proceedings or forms. "A synodical epistle."
    • Synodic (Astron) Pertaining to conjunction, especially to the period between two successive conjunctions; extending from one conjunction, as of the moon or a planet with the sun, to the next; as, a synodical month (see Lunar month, under Month); the synodical revolution of the moon or a planet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • synodic Same as synodical.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Synodic pertaining to a synod: done in a synod.-adv. Synod′ically
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. synodicus, Gr. : cf. F. synodique,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. synodus—Gr. synodossyn, together, hodos, a way.


In literature:

Young Betrine offered himself to the synod, and was accepted.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
Dort, epigram on the synod of, 23.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 3, January-June, 1851" by Various
The table is appointed by the synod from year to year, and responsible to that body in respect of its operations.
"The Vaudois of Piedmont" by John Napper Worsfold
The first Synod in America was called upon her account.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume I"
He went in and out to our meeting of Synod, and was vastly pleased with the respect paid to him on Aneityum.
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
Cashel, synod at, 152.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
They can take their seat in synods and assemblies, and dive into the secrets of families.
"Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber" by James Aitken Wylie
"On Calvinism" by William Hull
Here a feigned union is made with the Greek church, crushed by the Turkish synods held sword in hand.
"The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, Volume I, No. 12, December, 1880" by Various
Another document of the same Synod, col. 1010, is signed by Peter, hegoumenos of SS.
"Byzantine Churches in Constantinople" by Alexander Van Millingen

In poetry:

Look down, sainted sage, from thy synod of Gods;
See, inspired by thy venturous soul,
Mackenzie roll northward his earth-draining floods,
And surge the broad waves to the pole.
"On The Discoveries Of Captain Lewis (January 14, 1807)" by Joel Barlow
See! how the synod is met
There of the heavens to preach us--
Freed from the earth's oubliette,
See how the blossoms beseech us--
Were it not well to forget
Winter and night as they teach us?
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part I" by Madison Julius Cawein
Ag. Now, me thinks, I could confute a Colledge of Divines,
A Synod of Doctors, a Lycaeum of Philosophers;
Yet me thinkes my braines are not right,
And somewhat too weake to maintaine a paradox.
"Rhodon And Iris. Act II" by Ralph Knevet

In news:

Ex-pastor's sex charges rile Missouri Synod.
Today the two Muslim observers addressed the Synod : a historic first.
Up to the present there have been twelve ordinary Synods and two extraordinary ones (1969 and 1985).
In terms of collegiality, a distinction was made at one of the Synods in the 1970s.
Its purpose is to organize the Synods and take care of all the details.
Some saw the vote as Synod 's way of celebrating the breakthrough after a nearly 40-year battle for women's full clergy rights.
But for most, Synod 's opening day had the buzz of history being made.
RCA has 'turned the page' on declining numbers, Synod speaker says.
Ogden is the first Western state to host The General Episcopal Synod, an international conference for members and leaders of the North American Old Catholic Church.
Press File Photo Four of 26 female delegates: Women elected to the CRC's Synod 2008 include, from left, Carol Rottman, Victoria Gibbs, the Rev.
LONDON—The Church of England has taken a tentative step toward trying again to get its governing General Synod to approve female bishops.
Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury, at a meeting Wednesday of the Church of England 's General Synod.
Rowan Williams, the outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury, speaks during a meeting of the General Synod of the Church of England in London on Tuesday.
To do a follow up story on Joel Hochmuth, the (now former) communications director for the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, who was charged with possessing and distributing child porn.
A general view of the Assembly Hall of Church House, during a meeting of the General Synod of the Church of England on November 20, 2012 in London, England.

In science:

The disturbing function is then expressed in terms of the mean synodic longitudes λp = Mp and λ = M + ω + Ω.
Asteroids in the Inner Solar System I - Existence
If the Equivalence Principle is violated, the lunar orbit will be displaced along the Earth-Sun line, producing a range signature having a 29.53 day synodic period (different from the lunar orbit period of 27 days).
Improving LLR Tests of Gravitational Theory
The principal range signature for the EP tests has a 29.53 day synodic period (lunar phase period the associated argument is called D).
Improving LLR Tests of Gravitational Theory
There is an important term with half of the synodic period that depends on the product of G and mass, M , of the Earth-Moon system.
Improving LLR Tests of Gravitational Theory
This causes a 3.7 mm synodic monthly periodicity which mimics the largest EP signature .
Improving LLR Tests of Gravitational Theory