- /kō-lūrˈ, kōlˈ or kolˈyər/
A great circle of the celestial sphere passing through the poles of the equator and either the solstitial or the equinoctial points
ORIGIN: Gr kolouros, from kolos docked, and ourā tail
- he has no opinion; he just takes his colure from the company he is in
- The solstitial colure " H ", passing through the poles of the heaven, and through the solstitial points Cancer and Capricorn, in the ecliptic.
- Together with Alpha Andromedae ( Alpheratz ) and Gamma Pegasi ( Algenib ), Beta Cassiopeiae was one of three bright stars known as the " Three Guides " marking the equinoctial colure.
- Na oure glad�s ana whilke we dellt wi mattoke, an zing t oure caul�s wi plou, wee hert ee zough o ye colure o pace na name o " Mulgrave ".
- The equinoctial colure " G ", passing through the north and south poles of the heaven at " N " and " S ", and through the equinoctial points Aries and Libra, in the ecliptic.