raveš-e Bâdé-Veselink (#)
Fr.: méthode de Baade-Wesselink
A method used to determine the size of certain types of pulsating stars, including Cepheids, from their magnitude variations (photometry) and the corresponding radial velocities (spectroscopy).
Baade, from Walter (Wilhelm Heinrich) Baade (1893-1960), German/American astronomer, who made important contributions to the research on variable stars; Wesselink, from Adriaan J. Wesselink (1909-1995), Dutch/American astronomer, the originator of the method. → method.
1) To close and open the eyes rapidly.
M.E. blinken, variant of blenken "to blench;" cf. Du. and Ger. blinken.
Možidan, from možé "eyelash," Mid.Pers. mec "eyelash," mecitan "to blink," cf. Skt. mes "to open the eyes," O.C.S. po-mežiti "to close the eyes." → twinkling.
Fr.: comparateur à clignotement
An instrument for comparing two photographs of the same stellar field, taken at different times, by quickly alternating from one to the other. The purpose of the comparison is to detect subtle changes in the position or brightness of the stars.
An intermittent appearance of a group of characters on the display terminal, usually used to convey a message to the user.
Blinking, noun from to blink.
Možeš, noun from možidan, → blink (v).
1) General: Anything serving to connect one part or thing with another;
a bond or tie.
From M.E. link(e), of Scandinavian origin; akin to O.Dan. lænkia "chain;" Old Norse hlekkr "chain;" Ger. Gelenk "joint."
Peyvand "join, union," from peyvandidan, peyvastan "to join, connect;" Mid.Pers. peywand, peywastan "connection, offspring; to join, connect, attach," from *pati-basta-, from suffix pati- (Mid.Pers. pât-,from O.Pers. paity "agaist, back, opposite to, toward, face to face, in front of," Av. paiti, akin to Skt. práti "toward, against, again, back, in return, opposite," Pali pati-, Gk. proti, pros "face to face with, toward, in addition to, near;" PIE *proti) + basta- "tied, shut" (Av./O.Pers. band- "to bind, fetter," banda- "band, tie," Skt. bandh- "to bind, tie, fasten," PIE *bhendh- "to bind," cf. Ger. binden, E. bind), cf. Skt. prati-bandh- "to tie."
peyvand, ham-payvandi (#)
1) General: An act or mode of linking; the fact of being linked.
From → link + -age a suffix of abstract nouns from O.Fr.