• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Synodical (Eccl) Of or pertaining to a synod; transacted in, or authorized by, a synod; as, synodical proceedings or forms. "A synodical epistle."
    • Synodical (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
    • synodical Pertaining to or transacted in a synod: as, synodical proceedings or forms.
    • synodical In astronomy, pertaining to a conjunction or two successive conjunctions of the heavenly bodies.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Synodical 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:

The next year he was summoned to attend a General Council at Rome, the first held in the church since the Synod of Trent.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 1, January 1886" by Various
And I swear, Ivan, by the Holy Synod, that, if I were you, I should not do what you intend about that money.
"The Genius" by Margaret Horton Potter
The Presbyterian and Independent divines spent Christmas Day in the 'Synod' of Westminster.
"Christmas: Its Origin and Associations" by William Francis Dawson
And yet, no Protestant church or synod or council ever claimed to be such a living witness of God on the earth.
"The Arena" by Various
Abroad its opinions were esteemed of little less weight than the deliberate judgments of synods.
"The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Henry Martyn Baird
Have you not read the works of our sainted Pobiedonostzeff, Procurator of the Most Holy Synod?
"The Melting-Pot" by Israel Zangwill
That's a matter for the synod of the diocese and she won't be allowed into its meetings.
"Lalage's Lovers" by George A. Birmingham
It was he who persuaded the Synod to allow strangers to settle among us, believing that they would become like us.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
The synod came to an end, and the congregation filed slowly out of the barn.
"Historic Boyhoods" by Rupert Sargent Holland
Thomas Dugal, and other ministers of the synod of Ulster, expressed their willingness to undertake colonial charges.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West

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:

Synod ratifies Michael Le Roy's appointment as Calvin College's 10th president.
Synod 2012 voted to ratify his appointment after interviewing him for an hour on Monday.
Joel Boot, seen here in 2004 speaking to children at Ridgewood Christian Reformed Church in Jenison, told Synod 2012 that the church's condition is 'critical'.
Christian Reformed Church Synod : Combat global warming by using less energy.
Ex-pastor's sex charges rile Missouri Synod .
Here is the link to the "Message to the People of God" issued at the conclusion at the end of the special assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Middle East.
It, and some of the comments made at the Synod are being criticized in Israel and elsewhere.
Coptic Patriarch Antonios Naguib of Alexandria, Egypt, the synod 's recording secretary, presented his summary of synod speeches and suggestions Oct 18 and gave synod members a list of 23 questions to discuss in their small working groups.
Synod on the Middle East.
The Synod on the Middle East began in Rome on Monday and there have already been a number of interesting interventions.
A clear majority of General Synod members wants women bishops.
Editor in chief of America, previews the Synod on the Word of God, the worldwide gathering of bishops taking place in October to discuss the place of Scripture in the life of the church.
Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini outside the hall where the Synod of Bishops for Europe held Oct 1-23.
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod, at its assembly in Wilkes Barre, moves ahead with a plan to relocate its offices, thanks to a congregation's property donation.
'The Truth Never Ages,' the Holy Father declares in a new documentary screened at the Synod of Bishops, which continues through Oct 28.

In science:

Eccentricity evolution is also quite rapid in this case because of the vigorous scattering (relative horizontal velocity increases by ∼ ΩRH in each synodic passage of two bodies initially separated by ∼ RH in semima jor axes).
Dynamical evolution of planetesimals in protoplanetary disks
In conclusion, the perturbation of the α effect at the longitude where magnetic reconnection is more effective, owing to the interaction with the planet, leads to a modulation of the field emergence with the orbital period of the planet or its synodic period.
Searching for star-planet magnetic interaction in CoRoT observations
The one with the footpoints in the latitude range occulted by the planet is located in a zone of higher dynamo efficiency leading to a typical timescale of 6 synodic periods for the magnetic flux modulation.
Searching for star-planet magnetic interaction in CoRoT observations
The tidal torques causes the disk to precess in the direction opposite to the orbital motion and also produce a notable wobbling (nutation) motion of the outer parts of the disk twice the synodal period.
On the origin of X-ray dips in Her X-1
Clearly, the picture repeats twice over the synodal orbital period.
On the origin of X-ray dips in Her X-1