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as in: they are contemporaries Define
living at the same time or: something occurring in the same period of time as something else
  • For a moment, hearing the verse aloud, Langdon felt transported in time . as though he were one of Galileo’s contemporaries, listening to the poem for the first time . knowing it was a test, a map, a clue unveiling the four altars of science . the four markers that blazed a secret path across Rome.

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  • Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were contemporary artists who competed for some projects.
  • The composer Salieri was contemporary with Mozart

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  • Bernini was a contemporary of Galileo.
  • The influential English poet who wrote Paradise Lost was a contemporary of Galileo’s and a savant who conspiracy buffs put at the top of their list of Illuminati suspects.

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as in: contemporary design Define
characteristic of or belonging to the present time
as in: they are contemporaries Define
living at the same time or: something occurring in the same period of time as something else
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