An Etymological Dictionary of Astronomy and Astrophysics
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exomoon
  برونمانگ   
borunmâng

Fr.: exolune   

A natural → satellite orbiting an → extrasolar planet.

exo-; → moon.

exoplanet
  برون‌سیاره   
borun-sayyâreh

Fr.: exoplanète   

Same as → extrasolar planet.

exo- + → planet.

exosphere
  برون‌سپهر   
borun-sepehr

Fr.: exosphère   

1) The outermost portion of the Earth's → atmosphere. Extremely tenuous, it lies above the → ionosphere from a height of about 500 km, to the edge of → interplanetary space.
2) An extremely tenuous kind of atmosphere surrounding a → solar system body. Since the → mean free path is much greater than the atmospheric scale height. The → atoms or → molecules never collide with each other. → lunar exosphere.

exo- + → sphere.

exothermic
  گرمازا   
garmâzâ (#)

Fr.: exothermique   

Relating to or describing any process in which a system releases heat to its surrounding environment.

From → exo- + -therm, from Gk. therme "heat," from PIE *ghwerm-/*ghworm- "warm;" cf. Pers. garm "warm;" L. fornax "an oven;" O.E. wearm "warm" + → -ic.

From garmâ "heat, warmth" (Mid.Pers. garm; O.Pers./Av. garəma- "hot, warm;" cf. Skt. gharmah "heat;" Gk. thermos "warm;" L. formus "warm;" P.Gmc. *warmaz; O.E. wearm; O.H.G., Ger. warm; PIE *ghworm-/*ghwerm-, as above) + verbal adj. and agent noun of zâdan "to bring foth, give birth," (Mid.Pers. zâtan; Av. zan- "to bear, give birth to a child, be born," infinitive zazâite, zâta- "born;" cf. Skt. janati "begets, bears;" L. gignere "to beget;" PIE base *gen- "to give birth, beget").

exotic
  اسگانیک   
osgânik

Fr.: exotique   

1) Of foreign origin or character; not native; introduced from abroad, but not fully naturalized or acclimatized.
2) Strikingly unusual or strange in effect or appearance.
3) Of a uniquely new or experimental nature (Dictionary.com).
See: → exotic star.

M.E., from M.Fr. exotique and directly from L. exoticus, from Gk. exotikos "foreign," literally "from the outside," from → exo- "outside."

Osgânik, from os-, → ex-, + gân relation suffix, from Mid.Pers. -gânag, -gâna, + -ik, → -ic.

exotic star
  ستاره‌ی ِ اسگانیک   
setâre-ye osgânik

Fr.: étoile exotique   

A hypothetical → compact object composed of particles other than electrons, protons, and neutrons balanced against → gravitational collapse by → degeneracy pressure of corresponding quantum properties.

exotic; → star.

expand
  گستردن   
gostardan (#)

Fr.: se dilater; développer; s'étendre; élargir   

1) To increase in extent, size, volume, scope, etc.
2) To spread or stretch out; unfold.
3) To express in fuller form or greater detail.

From M.E. expanden, from L. expandere "to spread out," from → ex- "out" + pandere "to spread."

Gostardan "to expand; to spread; to diffuse," from Mid.Pers. wistardan "to extend; to spread;" Proto-Iranian *ui.star-; Av. vi- "apart, away from, out" (O.Pers. viy- "apart, away;" cf. Skt. vi- "apart, asunder, away, out;" L. vitare "to avoid, turn aside") + Av. star- "to spread," starati "spreads" (cf. Skt. star- "to spread out, extend, strew," strnati "spreads;" Gk. stornumi "I spread out," strotos "spread, laid out;" L. sternere "to spread;" Ger. Strahlung "radiation," from strahlen "to radiate," from Strahl "ray;" from M.H.G. strāle; from O.H.G. strāla "arrow," stripe; PIE base *ster- "to spread").

Expanded Very Large Array (EVLA)
     
EVLA

Fr.: EVLA   

A → radio interferometer array consisting of 27 25-meter diameter antennas located on the Plains of San Agustin in West-Central New Mexico. EVLA will operate at any frequency between 1.0 and 50 GHz and will have a continuum sensitivity improvement over the → VLA by factors of 5 to 20.The EVLA project is expected to be completed in 2012. See also the EVLA homepage.

expand; → very; → large; → array.

expanding Universe
  گیتی ِ گسترا   
giti-ye gostarâ

Fr.: Univers en expansion   

The deduction based on the observational fact that the greater the → distance to a → galaxy, the greater the → redshift in its → spectral lines (→ Doppler effect). The observations strongly indicate that galaxies appear to be moving away from us with speeds proportional to their distance. This is in agreement with the overall → expansion of the → Universe.

expand; → -ing; → Universe.

expansion
  گسترش   
gostareš (#)

Fr.: expansion   

1) General: The act or process of expanding; the state or quality of being expanded.
2) Math.: The process of expressing a quantity, or a quantity expressed, as a sum of a series of terms. For example the expression (2x - 1)(x + 3) can be expanded to: 2x2 + 5x - 3. See also → binomial expansion.

Noun from → expand.

expansion of the Universe
  گسترش ِ گیتی   
gostarš-e giti (#)

Fr.: expansion de l'Univers   

The receding of galaxies from one another at a speed proportional to their separation, as inferred by Edwin Hubble from the observed Doppler shift of distant galaxies. → Hubble constant describes the local rate of the expansion.

expansion; → universe.

expansion parameter
  پارامون ِ گسترش   
pârâmun-e gostareš

Fr.: paramètre d'expansion   

A → scale factor that relates the size of the Universe R = R(t) at time t to the size of the Universe R0 = R(t0) at time t0 by R = aR0. The expansion parameter represents the history of expansion of the Universe.

expansion; → parameter.

expectation
  بیوسش   
bayuseš

Fr.: espérance, attente   

Statistics: Same as → mathematical expectation, → expected value.

From L. expectare "to await, hope," from → ex- "thoroughly" + spectare "to look," from → specere "to look at," → -scope.

Bayusesš, verbal noun of bayusidan "to expect;" Mid.Pers. pyws- "to hope for, desire" (prefixed *pati-); O.Pers. vasiy "at will, greatly, utterly," vašna- "will, favor;" Av. vas- "to will, desire, wish, long for," vasəmi "I wish," vasna- "will, favor," ušti- "desire, wish, will," vasô, vasə "at one's will." This word is extant in several Mod.Pers. dialects, Tabari vessen "to wish, desire," Gilaki vâssan "to wish, desire," vâsti "desire," Kurd. wistin "to desire, wish," Lâri avessa "to desire," colloquial Tehrâni vâsé "for" (Mid.Pers. vasnâd "because"); cf. Skt. vaś- "to wish, want, desire," váśa- "wish, desire," vasēna "for, because;" Gk. ekon "voluntary;" PIE base *uek- "to wish."

expected value
  ارزش ِ بیوسیده   
arzeš- bayusidé

Fr.: valeur espérée   

Statistics: Same as → mathematical expectation, → expectation.

expectation; → value.

expend
  هزینیدن   
hazinidan

Fr.: dépenser   

To use up. See also → spend, → consume.

From L. expendere "to pay out, weigh out money," from → ex- "out" + pendere "to pay, weigh."

Hazinidan, back formation from haziné, → expenditure.

expenditure
  هزینه   
haziné (#)

Fr.: dépense   

1) The act of expending something, especially funds; disbursement; consumption.
2) Something that is expended; expense (Dictionary.com).

From → expend.

Mid.Pers. uzên, uzênag "expense;" ultimately from Proto-Ir. *uz-ayana- literally "going out" (cf. Awromani ziāy-/-zia- "to go out"), from uz-, → ex-, + *Hai- "to go," → efficiency.

experiment
  آزمایش   
âzmâyeš (#)

Fr.: expérience   

An act or operation for the purpose of discovering something unknown or of testing a principle, supposition. See: → Aspect experiment, → Carnal-Mlynek experiment, → Davisson-Germer experiment, → double-slit experiment, → Eratosthenes experiment, → Hafele-Keating experiment, → Hertz experiment, → Michelson-Morley experiment, → Millikan's oil-drop experiment, → Pascal's barrel experiment, → random experiment, → Stern-Gerlach experiment, → thought experiment, → toothed-wheel experiment, → Trouton-Noble experiment, → Young's experiment.

From O.Fr. experiment, from L. experimentum "a trial, test," from experiri "to test, try," from → ex- "out of" + peritus "experienced, tested."

Âzmâyeš, verbal noun of âzmudan, âzmây- "to try, experiment, test;" Mid.Pers. uzmudan, ôzmutan "to test, try, prove;" from O.Pers./Av. *uz-māy-, from uz-, → ex- + mā(y)- "to measure;" from PIE *me- "measure;" cf. Skt. mati "measures," matra "measure;" Gk. metra "lot, portion;" L. metri "to measure."

explain
  اُستاهیدن   
ostâhidan

Fr.: expliquer   

1) To make plain or clear; to render understandable or intelligible.
2) To make clear the cause or reason of; to account for.
3) To assign a meaning to; → interpret.

From L. explanare "to make level, smooth out; make clear," from → ex- "out" + planus "flat; clear."

Ostâhidan, literally "to unfold, spread out" (on the model of Fr. expliquer, Sp. explicar, from L. → ex- "out" + plicare "to lay, fold, twist," from PIE base *plek- "to plait, twist;" cf. Gk. plekein "to plait," L. plectere "to plait, braid, intertwine," O.C.S. plesti "to braid, plait, twist," Goth. flahta "braid"), from os- "out," → ex- + tâh "fold, plait, ply;" Mid.Pers. tâg "piece, part" + -idan infinitive suffix.

explanation
  اُستاهش   
ostâheš

Fr.: explication   

1) The act or process of explaining.
2) A statement made to clarify something and make it understandable.

Verbal noun of → explain.

explicit
  استاهی   
ostâhi

Fr.: explicite   

1) General: Precisely and clearly expressed.
2) Math.: → explicit function.

From Fr. explicite, from L. explicitus "unobstructed," variant p.p. of explicare "unfold, unravel, explain," → explain.

Ostâhi, from ostâh present stem of ostâhidan, → explain, + -i adj. suffix.

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