A chart showing the positions of the Sun, Moon and planets on the Zodiac at a specific time, as seen from a specific place on Earth. This is usually done with a person's time and place of birth, to determine their personality traits and future. See Zodiac.

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  • HOROSCOPE — Sans revenir ici sur l’histoire de l’astrologie ou sur les techniques divinatoires, on peut considérer l’horoscope comme la forme la plus répandue de production astrologique dans la société actuelle, principalement à travers les rubriques… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • horoscope — 1. (o ro sko p ) s. m. 1°   Le point de l écliptique qui se trouve à l horizon quand un enfant naît. •   La superstition, qui persuada que les événements sont liés aux phénomènes célestes et ramenés périodiquement avec eux, fit croire que le… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Horoscope — Astrologie Astrologie occidentale Astrologie populaire Horoscope Interprétation astrologique Signes du zodiaque Symbolisme astrologique Astrologie statistique Critique de l astrologie Astrologie chinoise Astrologie égyptienne Ast …   Wikipédia en Français

  • horoscope — Horoscope. s. f. Observation de l estat du ciel au point de la naissance de quelqu un, par laquelle les Astrologues pretendent juger de ce qui luy doit arriver dans tout le cours de sa vie. Faire l horoscope de quelqu un. dresser son horoscope.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • horoscope — c.1050, horoscopus, from L.horoscopus; the modern form is considered to be a mid 16c. reborrowing via M.Fr. horoscope. Ultimately from Gk. horoskopos nativity, horoscope, also one who casts a horoscope, from hora hour (see YEAR (Cf. year)) +… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Horoscope — Hor o*scope, n. [F. horoscope, L. horoscopus, fr. Gr. ?, adj., observing hours or times, esp. observing the hour of birth, n., a horoscope; ? hour + ? to view, observe. See {Hour}, and { scope}.] 1. (Astrol.) (a) The representation made of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horoscope — [n] astrological forecast astrology, crystal gazing, prediction; concept 70 …   New thesaurus

  • horoscope — Horoscope, ou l ascendant de la nativité, Horoscopus …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • horoscope — ► NOUN ▪ a forecast of a person s future based on the relative positions of the stars and planets at the time of their birth. ORIGIN Greek h roskopos, from h ra time + skopos observer …   English terms dictionary

  • horoscope — [hôr′ə skōp΄] n. [Fr < L horoscopus < Gr hōroskopos, observer of the hour of birth < hōra, HOUR + skopos, watcher, by metathesis < IE * spokos < base * spek , to SPY] 1. the position of the planets and stars with relation to one… …   English World dictionary

  • Horoscope — In astrology, a horoscope is a chart or diagram representing the positions of the Sun, Moon, planets, the astrological aspects, and sensitive angles at the time of an event, such as the moment of a person s birth. The word horoscope is derived… …   Wikipedia

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