PHENOMENON

, or Phænomenon, an appearance in physics, an extraordinary appearance in the heavens, or on earth; either discovered by observation of the celestial bodies, or by physical experiments, the cause of which is not obvious. Such are meteors, comets, uncommon app<*>arance of stars and planets, earthquakes, &c. Such also are the effects of the magnet, phosphorus, &c.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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