constellatie

Definitions of constellatie

n a condition or position in which you find yourself

Synonyms:
positie
Type of:
gesteldheid, hoedanigheid, staat, standing, status, voorwaarde
a state at a particular time

n the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time

Types:
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provocatie, uitdaging
a demanding or stimulating situation
leefklimaat, leefmilieu, leefomgeving, leefomstandigheden, leefsfeer, leefsituatie, levensomstandigheden, milieu, omgeving, woonomgeving
the totality of surrounding conditions
brandhaard, broeibed, broeinest, vuurhaard, vuurpoel
a situation that is ideal for rapid development (especially of something bad)
kijkspel, schouwspel, tableau, tafereel, toneel, toneeltje
a situation treated as an observable object
status-quo
the existing state of affairs
ding, geval
a special situation
machtsevenwicht, machtsverhouding
an equilibrium of power between nations
instabiliteit, onvastheid
a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium
geldigheid, gelding, validiteit
a current state of general acceptance and use
dankbetuiging, dankzegging
the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
welkomstgroet
the state of being welcome
ban, banvonnis
the state of being excommunicated
ballingschap, deportatie, exilium, ostracisme, schervengericht
the state of being banished or ostracized (excluded from society by general consent)
context, omstandigheid, perspectief, zinsverband
the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
domein, gebied, omloop, sfeer, terrein, veld, vlak
a particular environment or walk of life
Type of:
bedoening, situatie, toestand
the way something is with respect to its main attributes

n any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline)

Synonyms:
aspect, configuratie, contour, profieltekening
Types:
scherpte
thinness of edge or fineness of point
directheid
without sharpness or clearness of edge or point
bottle-neck, bottleneck, flessehals, flessenhals, knelpunt, verkeersknelpunt, vernauwing
a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel

n an arrangement of parts or elements

Synonyms:
aspect, configuratie
Type of:
ontwerp, plaatje
an arrangement scheme

n a configuration of stars as seen from the earth

Synonyms:
gesternte, nevel, sterrenbeeld, sterrenstelsel
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Andromeda
a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy
Aquarius
a zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Capricornus and Pisces
Aries
a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Pisces and Taurus
Cancer
a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini
Capricornus
a faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Sagittarius and Aquarius
Centaur
a conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross
Tweelingen
a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic
Hercules
a large constellation in the northern hemisphere between Lyra and Corona Borealis
Leeuw
a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo
Weegschaal
a small faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Virgo and Scorpius
Lier
a small constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus and Draco; contains the star Vega
Orion
a constellation on the equator to the east of Taurus; contains Betelgeuse and Rigel
Pegasus
a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Andromeda and Pisces
Perseus
a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Auriga and Cassiopeia and crossed by the Milky Way
Pisces
a large faint zodiacal constellation; between Aquarius and Aries
boogschutter
a large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus
Schorpioen
a large zodiacal constellation between Libra and Sagittarius
Zuiderkruis
a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus
Taurus
a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere near Orion; between Aries and Gemini
Maagd
a large zodiacal constellation on the equator; between Leo and Libra

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