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NOUN (1)

1. the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected;
[syn: celestial sphere, sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, vault of heaven, welkin]


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. of or relating to the sky or heavens;
- Example: "the empyrean sphere"
[syn: empyrean, empyreal]

2. inspiring awe;
- Example: "well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity"- M.S.Dworkin
- Example: "empyrean aplomb"- Hamilton Basso
- Example: "the sublime beauty of the night"
[syn: empyreal, empyrean, sublime]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Empyrean \Em`py*re"an\ (?; 277), n. [See Empyreal.] The highest heaven, where the pure element of fire was supposed by the ancients to subsist. [1913 Webster] The empyrean rung With hallelujahs. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Empyrean \Em`py*re"an\, a. Empyreal. --Akenside. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

empyrean adj 1: of or relating to the sky or heavens; "the empyrean sphere" [syn: empyrean, empyreal] 2: inspiring awe; "well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity"- M.S.Dworkin; "empyrean aplomb"- Hamilton Basso; "the sublime beauty of the night" [syn: empyreal, empyrean, sublime] n 1: the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected [syn: celestial sphere, sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, vault of heaven, welkin]