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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cosmic  \Cos"mic\  (k?z"m?k),  Cosmical  \Cos"mic*al\  (-m?-kal),  a. 
  [Gr.  kosmiko`s  of  the  world,  fr  ko`smos:  cf  F.  cosmique 
  See  {Cosmos}.] 
  1.  Pertaining  to  the  universe,  and  having  special  reference 
  to  universal  law  or  order  or  to  the  one  grand  harmonious 
  system  of  things  hence  harmonious;  orderly. 
 
  2.  Pertaining  to  the  solar  system  as  a  whole,  and  not  to  the 
  earth  alone. 
 
  3.  Characteristic  of  the  cosmos  or  universe;  inconceivably 
  great;  vast;  as  cosmic  speed.  ``Cosmic  ranges  of  time.'' 
  --Tyndall. 
 
  4.  (Astron.)  Rising  or  setting  with  the  sun;  --  the  opposite 
  of  acronycal. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cosmic 
  adj  1:  of  or  from  or  pertaining  to  or  characteristic  of  the  cosmos 
  or  universe;  "cosmic  laws";  "cosmic  catastrophe"; 
  "cosmic  rays" 
  2:  inconceivably  extended  in  space  or  time 




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