An Etymological Dictionary of Astronomy and Astrophysics

فرهنگ ریشه شناختی اخترشناسی-اخترفیزیک

M. Heydari-Malayeri    -    Paris Observatory



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   -وار، و دیگرها   
-vâr, etc.

Fr.: -oide   

A suffix meaning "like, resembling," used in the formation of adjectives and nouns; e. g. asteroid, cycloid, ellipsoid.

From Gk. -oeides, from eidos "form," related to idein "to see," eidenai "to know;" PIE *weid-es-, from base *weid- "to see, to know;" cf. Pers. bin- "to see" (present stem of didan); Mid.Pers. wyn-; O.Pers. vain- "to see;" Av. vaēn- "to see;" Skt. veda "I know."

Suffix -vâr denoting "resembling, like," from Mid.Pers. -wâr, Av. -vara, -var, cf. Skt. -vara.

   -ا ُن   
-on (#)

Fr.: -on   

1) Suffix used in the names of subatomic particles (electron, proton, neutron, gluon, etc.), quanta (photon, graviton, etc.), and other minimal entities or components.
2) Suffix used in the meaning of inert gases (e.g. neon, krypton).

1) Probably extracted from → ion.
2) From Gk. -on, neuter of -os adj. ending.

   -گر، -گار، -کار، -آر، -نده   
-gar (#), -gâr (#), -kâr (#), -âr (#), -andé (#)

Fr.: -eur   

A suffix forming agent nouns, occurring originally in loanwords from Anglo-French; it now functions in E. as an orthographic variant of -er.

From M.E., from O.Fr. -o(u)r, from L. or-, extracted from -tor; Gk. -tor (e.g. dotor "giver," genetor "begetter," ktistor "founder"); cf. Av. -tar- (dātar- "giver," astar- "thrower," baxtar- "tributor"); Skt. -tr- (kartr- "doer," dhātr- "founder," astr- "thrower").

Agent suffix -gar, variant -gâr, -kâr, from kar-, kardan "to do, to make" (Mid.Pers. kardan; O.Pers./Av. kar- "to do, make, build;" Av. kərənaoiti "makes;" cf. Skt. kr- "to do, to make;" krnoti "makes," karma "act, deed;" PIE base kwer- "to do, to make"). Suffix -âr, as in parastâr, xaridâr, foruxtâr, virâstâr, xâstâr, nemudâr. Agent suffix -andé, used with verbs.

   -ای، -مند، -ناک، -ور   
-i, -mand, -nâk, -var

Fr.: -eux   

A suffix forming adjectives that have the general sense "possessing, full of, inclined to." Variant -ious.

M.E., from O.Fr. -ous, -eux, from L. -osus.

O star
  ستاره‌ی ِ O   
setâre-ye O (#)

Fr.: étoile de type O   

A luminous, hot, blue star whose spectrum is dominated by the lines of hydrogen, atomic helium, and ionized helium; also known as O-type star. This is the earliest → spectral type and the only → main sequence star in which ionized helium is present. The → effective temperatures of these stars range from about 30,000 K to 50,000 K, their luminosities from 50,000 to 1,000,000 times that of → solar luminosity, and their masses from about 20 to 100 → solar masses. The hottest O-type stars display high ionization emission features such as N III and He II, → Of star. They are divided into subtypes O2, the hottest, to O9.7, the coldest. O-type stars are relatively rare, for each star of 100 solar masses there are 106 stars of solar mass. They are relatively short-lived since they spend only a few million years on the main sequence. The brightest O-type star in the sky visible with naked eye is → Alnitak. For prominent Galactic O stars see → HD 93129.

O, letter of alphabet used in the Harvard spectral classification; → star.

  نقطه‌ی ِ O   
noqte-te O

Fr.: point O   

The circular configuration of magnetic field lines around a → magnetic null point. See also → X-point.

O, the round letter of alphabet; → point.

O-type star
  ستاره‌ی ِ گونه‌ی ِ O   
setâre-ye gune-ye O

Fr.: étoile de type O   

Same as → O star.

O, letter of alphabet used in the → Harvard classification; → type; → star.

OB association
  آهزش ِ OB   
âhazeš-e OB

Fr.: association OB   

A loosely bound grouping of O and B stars that typically stretches up to several hundred → light-years and may contain between a dozen and several hundred → O stars and → B stars. The members of an OB association are young and of roughly the same age. OB associations dissipate in a few tens of millions of years.

O and B, from spectral types; → association.

OB star
  ستاره‌ی ِ OB   
setâre-ye OB

Fr.: étoile OB   

A collective designation for massive O and B stars.

O star; → B star.

OB subdwarf (sdOB)
  زیر-کوتوله‌ی ِ OB   
zir-kutule-ye OB

Fr.: sous-naine OB   

A hot star belonging to one of the two groups of → EHB stars or → pre-WD stars.

OB star; → subdwarf.

OBC star
  ستاره‌ی ِ OBC   
setâre-ye OBC

Fr.: étoile OBC   

A → carbon (C)-rich → O-type or → B-type star.

O star; → B star; → carbon; → star.

  نشانه‌ی ِ بخش   
nešâne-ye baxš

Fr.: obélus   

The symbol ÷ used to indicate → division. This symbol was first used as a → division sign by Johann Rahn (or Rhonius) (1622-1676) in 1659 in Teutsche Algebra.

From Gk. obelus "sharpened stick, spit, pointed pillar," related to obelisk, originally used in ancient manuscripts to mark passages that were suspected of being corrupted, doubtful, or spurious.

division sign.

  ا ُبرون   
Oberon (#)

Fr.: Oberon   

The outermost of Uranus' large satellites and the second largest. It has a diameter of 523 km and orbits 583,420 km from its planet. Compared to Uranus' moons Ariel, Titania, and Miranda, Oberon is heavily cratered. Like all of Uranus' large moons, Oberon is composed of roughly half ice and half rock. Oberon was discovered by Herschel in 1787.

Oberon is the King of the Fairies and husband of Titania in Shakespeare's Midsummer-Night's Dream.

  ۱، ۲، ۳، ۴، ۵، ۶) بر‌آخت؛ ۷) کندار   
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) barâxt; 7) kondâr

Fr.: objet   

1) General: Anything that is visible or tangible.
2) Physics: A collection of masses, taken to be one.
3) Optics: The collection of points that acts as a source of light rays for an optical system.
4) Astro.: A general designation for material bodies studied in this science.
5) Math.: Anything that could be formally defined, and with which one may do deductive reasoning and mathematical proofs. → mathematical object
6) Computer science: A free standing chunk of code that defines the properties of some thing.
7) Grammar: In English grammar, a noun, noun phrase, or pronoun that is affected by the action of a verb (a direct object or an indirect object) or that completes the meaning of a preposition (the object of a preposition).

From M.L. objectum "thing thrown down or put before" (the mind or sight), neutral of objectus, p.p. of obicere "to present, oppose, cast in the way of," from ob "against" + jacere "to throw," from PIE base *ye- "to do" (cf. Gk. iemi, ienai "to send, throw," Hitt. ijami "I make").

Barâxt "thing drawn against, before" from bar- + âxt. The prefix bar- "on; upon; against; before; at; in," from Mid.Pers. abar, O.Pers. upariy "above; over, upon, according to," Av. upairi "above, over" (upairi.zəma- "located above the earth"), cf. Gk. hyper- "over, above," L. super-, O.H.G. ubir "over;" PIE base *uper "over".
The second component âxt, contraction of âxté, p.p. of âxtan, variants âhixtan, âhiz- "to draw (a sword)," âhanjidan "to draw up, pull, extract," Mid.Pers. âhixtan, âhanjitan "to draw out, pull up, extract," Av. θanj- "to draw, pull, drive;" Proto-Iranian *θanj-.
Kondâr, literally "action receiver," from kon- present stem of kardan "to do, make," → -or, used as action noun (like xor, xâb, foruš), + dâr agent noun from dâštan "to receive" (Dehxodâ), originally "to have, hold, possess," → property.

object glass

Fr.: objectif   

The lens or lenses in the object end of the body tube of a microscope, by means of which the rays coming from the object examined are brought to a focus. Same as → objective. An old term for the objective lens of a refracting telescope.

object; → glass.

Barâxti, from barâxtobject + -i adj. suffix.

object language
  زبان ِ بر‌آخت   
zabân-e barâxt

Fr.: langue objet   

Any language described by a → metalanguage. For example, the sentence "In Persian, the word setâré means "star" " is part of a metalanguage (here, English), and the language described (namely Persian) is an object language. Metalanguage and object language may be identical.

object; → language.

object space
  فضای ِ بر‌آخت   
fazâ-ye barâxt

Fr.: espace objet   

In an → optical system, the space between the object being viewed and the → entrance pupil. See also → image space.

object; → space.

object-oriented programming
  برنامه‌سازی ِ بر‌آخت‌گرا   
barnâme-sâzi-ye barâxt-gerâ

Fr.: programme orienté objet   

In computer science a programming technique that uses → objects and their interactions to design applications and programs.

object; oriented, p.p. from the verb of → orientation; → programming.

Barnâme-sâzi, → programming; barâxt, → object; gerâ agent adj. of gerâyidan "to incline toward; to intend; to make for." The stem gerâ may be a variant of Mod.Pers. kil "bent, inclined" (k/g and l/r interchanges), from PIE base *klei- "to lean, incline," cognate with L. clinare "to bend" (E. declination, inclination, etc.), Gk. klinein "to cause to slope, slant, incline," Skt. sri- "to lean," O.Pers. θray-, Av. sray- "to lean," P.Gmc. *khlinen (Ger. lehnen, E. lean).

  ۱، ۲، ۳) بر‌آختی؛ ۴) کنداری   
1, 2, 3) barâxti; 4) kondâri

Fr.: objectif   

1a) Of or pertaining to something that can exist independent of thought or perception as part of reality. Opposite of → subjective.
1b) Free of any bias or prejudice caused by personal feelings.
2) The → lens or combination of lenses nearest the → object in an optical instrument ( → telescope, → microscope, → camera).
3) The → primary mirror of a → reflecting telescope.
4) Grammar: Relating to nouns, noun phrases, or pronouns that are the objects of verbs or prepositions.

Adjective of → object.

objective grating
  توری ِ بر‌آختی   
turi-ye barâxti

Fr.: réseau-objectif   

A diffraction grating placed over the aperture of a telescope in order to produce spectra of all the objects in the field of view.

objective; → grating.

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