Firmament

The firmament is the sky, conceived as a solid dome. According to Genesis, God created the firmament to separate the `waters above` the earth from those below. And God said, `Let there be a vault between the waters to separate water from water.` The word is anglicized from Latin firmamentum, which appears in the Vulgate. ==Etymology== The word...
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Firmament

• (v. & a.) The region of the air; the sky or heavens. • (v. & a.) Fixed foundation; established basis. • (v. & a.) The orb of the fixed stars; the most rmote of the celestial spheres.
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Firmament

(Septuagint Greek, stereoma 'the beaten or hammered thing,' Latin firmamentum, 'the solid thing') In
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firmament

1. Fixed foundation; established basis. 'Custom is the . . . Firmament of the law.' (Jer. Taylor) ... 2. The region of the air; the sky or heavens. 'And God said, Let there be a firmament in the mist of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.' (Gen. I. 6) 'And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament.' (Gen. I. 14) ... In Sc...
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Firmament

Fir'ma¬∑ment noun [ Latin firmamentum , from firmare to make firm: confer French firmament . See Firm , v. & adjective ] 1. Fixed foundation; established basis. [ Obsolete] « Custom is the . . . firmament of the law.»
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Firmament

The celestial sphere and the collection of stars whose position is fixed on it.
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firmament

the sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
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firmament

the sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
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