Rudolphine tables

noun Ru·dol·phine tables \(ˈ)rü¦dälfə̇n-\

Definition of Rudolphine tables

  1. :  a set of astronomical tables computed by Kepler (1571–1630) and founded on observations by Tycho Brahe (1546–1601)

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Origin and Etymology of rudolphine tables

rudolphine from Rudolph (Rudolf) II †1612 Holy Roman emperor + English -ine

First Known Use: 1635

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a trip made at another's expense

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