meaning of auroral

auroral meaning in General Dictionary

owned by or resembling the aurora the dawn or perhaps the north lights rosy

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  • of or regarding the atmospheric sensation auroras
  • characteristic regarding the dawn
  • Belonging to, or resembling, the aurora (the dawn or perhaps the north lights); rosy.

auroral meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1550s, "pertaining to dawn," from aurora + -al (1). Meaning "of this color of dawn" is from 1827; "of the aurora" from 1828.


auroral meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Belonging to, or resembling, the aurora (the dawn and/or northern lights); rosy.


Sentence Examples with the word auroral

Out of a total of 146 auroral lines, with wave-lengths longer than 3684 tenth-metres, Westman identifies 82 with oxygen or nitrogen lines at the negative pole in vacuum discharges.

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