heliac vs heliacal what difference

what is difference between heliac and heliacal

English

Etymology 1

Adjective

heliac (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of heliacal

Etymology 2

Short for helical accelerator.

Noun

heliac (plural heliacs)

  1. A stellarator in which the magnetic axis (and plasma) follows a helical path to form a toroidal helix rather than a simple ring shape.

Anagrams

  • Lachie, alchie

Romanian

Etymology

From French héliaque

Adjective

heliac m or n (feminine singular heliacă, masculine plural heliaci, feminine and neuter plural heliace)

  1. heliacal

Declension



English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἡλιακός (hēliakós, of the sun) +‎ -al. Appears in English first in the 16th century.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /hɪˈlaɪ.ə.kəl/

Adjective

heliacal

  1. (rare) Of or relating to the Sun, especially rising and setting with the sun.
  2. Of or relating to the rising of a star when it first becomes visible just before sunrise in the eastern sky, having previously been made invisible by sunlight, or the analogous situation of its setting just after sunset.

Anagrams

  • achillea

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