HyperDic: diurnal

English > 2 senses of the word diurnal:
ADJECTIVEalldiurnalof or belonging to or active during the day
alldiurnalhaving a daily cycle or occurring every day
diurnal > pronunciation
Soundsdayer'nahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > diurnal: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf or belonging to or active during the day.
Examples
  • "diurnal animals are active during the day"
  • "diurnal flowers are open during the day and closed at night"
  • "diurnal and nocturnal offices"
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Oppositenocturnalbelonging to or active during the night
Spanishdiurno
Catalandiürn
English > diurnal: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a daily cycle or occurring every day.
Example"diurnal rotation of the heavens"
Broaderperiodic, periodicalhappening or recurring at regular intervals
Spanishdiario
Catalandiari, diürn

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