Adjective "Zodiac" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Zodiac


    Definition:

    1. an imaginary belt of the heavens, extending about 8° on each side of the ecliptic, within which are the apparent paths of the sun, moon, and principal planets. It contains twelve constellations and hence twelve divisions called signs of the zodiac. Each division, however, because of the precession of the equinoxes, now contains the constellation west of the one from which it took its name.Compare sign of the zodiac.

    2. a circular or elliptical diagram representing this belt, and

    Examples:

    "boats can be zodiac."

    "years can be zodiac."

    "wheels can be zodiac."

    "secrets can be zodiac."