An Etymological Dictionary of Astronomy and Astrophysics
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active sun
  خورشید ِ ژیرا   
xoršid-e žirâ

Fr.: soleil actif   

The Sun during its 11-year cycle of activity when spots, flares, prominences, and variations in radiofrequency radiation are at a maximum.

active; → sun.

activism
  ژیرش‌باوری، ژیرش‌کاری   
žireš-bâvari, žireš-kâri

Fr.: activisme   

1) The doctrine or practice of vigorous action or involvement as a means of achieving political or other goals, sometimes by demonstrations, protests, etc. (Dictionary.com). See also → activist.
2) Philosophy: a) A theory that the essence of reality is pure activity, especially spiritual activity, or process. b) A theory that the relationship between the mind and the objects of perception depends upon the action of the mind (Dictionary.com).

active; → action; → -ism.

activist
  ژیرش‌باور، ژیرش‌کار   
žireš-bâvar, žireš-kâr

Fr.: activiste   

An especially active, vigorous advocate of a cause, especially a political cause (Dictionary.com).

Agent noun from → activism.

activity
  ژیرایی، ژیرندگی   
žirâyi, žirandegi

Fr.: activité   

For a radioactive substance, the average number of atoms disintegrating per unit time.

Activity, from → active + -ity.

Žirandegi, noun from žirandé, → active.

actor
  ژیرنده   
žirandé

Fr.: acteur   

1) One who takes part; a participant.
2) A theatrical performer.

From → act + → -or.

Žirandé adj./noun from žir, → act + suffix -andé. Žirmand, from žir + mand.

actual
  ژیروند   
žirvand

Fr.: actuel   

1) Existing in act or fact; real.
2) Philosophy: The character of what is realized in act (such as a statue), as opposed to what can potentially be realized (from a piece of rock).

M.E. actuel, from O.Fr. actuel "now existing, up to date," from L. actualis "active, pertaining to action," adj. form of actus, → act.

Žirvand, from žir, → act, + -vand a suffix forming adjectives denoting "possessed of, similarity, relation," variants -âvand, -van (e.g. xodâvand "possessor, master," pulâdvand "hard as steel, name of a hero," dowlatvand "rich," setarvan "mule-like, barren," polvan "bridge-like, a raised path"), from Mid.Pers. -âwand (hunarâwand "skilled," warzâwand "powerful"); Av. -vant (aurvant- "swift," surunvant- "audible"); cf. Skt. -vant (amavant- "having attacking power").

actuality
  ژیروندی   
žirvandi

Fr.: actualité   

1) The quality or state of being actual or something that is actual; reality.
2) Philosophy: According to Aristotle, what has → form and can causally interact with other things, as opposed to → potentiality.

actual; → -ity.

actualization
  ژیروندش، ژیروند‌کرد   
živandeš, živandkard

Fr.: actualisation   

The act or process of actualizing.

Verbal noun of → actualize; → -tion.

actualize
  ژیروندیدن، ژیروند کردن   
živandidan, živand kardan

Fr.: actualiser   

To make actual or real; turn into action or fact.

actual; → -ize.

actuate
  برژیریدن   
baržiridan

Fr.: actionner, déclencher   

1) To put into mechanical action or motion.
2) To incite or move to action; motivate.

From L. actuatus, p.p. of actuare, from actus, → act.

Baržiridan, from bar- "on, upon, up," → on-, + žiridan "to → act."

actuation
  برژیرش   
baržireš

Fr.: actionnement, déclenchement   

The act or process of putting into action; activation.

Verbal noun of → actuate.

actuator
  برژیرگر   
baržirgar

Fr.: actuateur   

A mechanism to activate process control equipment by use of pneumatic, hydraulic, or electronic signals.

actuate; → -or.

amplification factor
  کروند ِ دامنه‌دهی   
karvand-e dâmane-dahi

Fr.: facteur d'amplification   

1) Electronics: The extent to which an → analogue → amplifier boosts the strength of a → signal. Also called → gain.
2) In → gravitational lensing, the ratio of the lensed brightness to unlensed brightness. This factor depends on the mass of the → lensing object and the closeness of the alignment between observer, lens, and source (→ impact parameter).

amplification; → factor.

angle of refraction
  زاویه‌ی ِ شکست   
zâviye-yé šekast (#)

Fr.: angle de réfraction   

The angle between the direction in which a ray is refracted and the normal to the refracting surface.

angle; → refraction.

apogalactic
  اپاکهکشانی   
apâkahkašâni

Fr.: apogalactique   

Of or pertaining to an → apogalacticon.

apo-; → galactic.

apogalacticon
  اپاکهکشان   
apâkahkašân

Fr.: apogalacticon   

The point at which a celestial body is farthest from the center of a galaxy; opposite of → perigalacticon.

From → apo- "away from, off" + galacticon, → galaxy.

From apâ, → apo-, + kahkašân, → galaxy.

artifact
  دساچ   
dasâc

Fr.: objet fabriqué, artefact   

1) An object made by a human being, typically one of cultural or historical interest.
2) Something observed in a scientific investigation or experiment that is not naturally present but occurs as a result of the preparative or investigative procedure (OxfordDictionary.com).

From It. artefatto, from L. arte "by skill" (ablative of ars "→ art") + factum "thing made," from facere "to make, do," → -fy.

Dasâc "hand made," from das variant of dast, → hand, + sâc, variant of sâz-, sâxtan, → agree.

astronomical refraction
  شکست ِ اخترشناختی   
šekast-e axtaršenâxti

Fr.: réfraction astronomique   

The → angular → displacement of a point on the → celestial sphere due to the Earth's → atmospheric refraction.

astronomical; → refraction.

atmospheric refraction
  شکست ِ جوی   
šekast-e javvi

Fr.: réfraction atmosphérique   

The shift in apparent direction of a celestial object caused by the bending of light while passing through the Earth's atmosphere. Since the density of the atmosphere decreases with altitude, the starlight will bend more as it continues down through the atmosphere. As a result, a star will appear higher in the sky than its true direction.

atmospheric; → refraction.

attenuation factor
  کروند ِ تنکش   
karvand-e tonokeš

Fr.: facteur d'atténuation   

The ratio of the radiation intensity after traversing a layer of matter to its intensity before.

attenuation; → factor.

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