Venus

Second planet from the sun, a terrestrial planet.

Venus

Roman goddess of love, good fortune and gardens, adapted from the Greek Aphrodite.

Venus

an ancient Latin divinity; goddess of love; mother of Aeneas; identified with Aphrodite.
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Venus

[n] - goddess of love 2. [n] - the second nearest planet to the sun 3. [n] - type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells
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Venus

SOLAR SYSTEM - PLANETARY ORBITAL DATA
Average dist.from Sun (AU) - 0.723
Min. distance from Sun (AU) - 0.718
Max. distance from Sun (AU) - 0.728
Eccentricity of orbit - 0.007
Inclination to ecliptic(°) - 3.39
SOLAR SYSTEM - PLANETARY PERIODS AND MOTIONS
Sidereal period (days or...
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Venus

Planet Venus has the second most distant orbit from our star the Sun. It is slightly smaller than Earth. In many ways it is our sister planet - it receives similar heat energy from the sun (twice what Earth receives), with a similar internal structure to Earth. Its atmosphere is quite different, with 90 times the pressure of ours, and consisting of...
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Venus

The second planet from the sun in our solar system. Venus is one of the terrestrial planets and forms part of the inner solar system. It is only slightly smaller than the Earth.Venus has a very thick atmosphere. The atmosphere is so dense that Venus is perpetually covered by clouds. Hence, the surface is permanently shielded from direct view. The c...
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Venus

In Roman mythology, the goddess of love and beauty, equivalent to the Greek Aphrodite. The patricians of Rome claimed descendance from her son, the Trojan prince
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Venus

Ve'nus noun [ Latin Venus , - eris , the goddess of love, the planet Venus.] 1. (Class. Myth.) The goddess of beauty and love, that is, beauty or love deified. 2. (Anat.) One of the planets, the second in order from the sun, its orbit lying between that of Me...
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venus

1. The goddess of beauty and love, that is, beauty or love deified. ... 2. <anatomy> One of the planets, the second in order from the sun, its orbit lying between that of Mercury and that of the Earth, at a mean distance from the sun of about 67,000,000 miles. Its diameter is 7,700 miles, and its sidereal period 224.7 days. As the morning sta...
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Venus

genus Venus noun type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells
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Venus

noun the second nearest planet to the sun; visible from Earth as an early `morning star` or an `evening star`; `before it was known that they were the same object the evening star was called Venus and the morning star was called Lucifer`
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Venus

noun goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite
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Venus

• (n.) Any one of numerous species of marine bivalve shells of the genus Venus or family Veneridae. Many of these shells are large, and ornamented with beautiful frills; others are smooth, glossy, and handsomely colored. Some of the larger species, as the round clam, or quahog, are valued for food. • (n.) One of the planets, the second in...
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Venus

(from the article `O`Toole, Peter`) ...Lawrence of Arabia, Becket, The Lion in Winter, Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969), The Ruling Class, The Stunt Man, My Favorite Year, and Venus (2006); in ...
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Venus

ancient Italian goddess associated with cultivated fields and gardens and later identified by the Romans with the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite.[5 related articles]
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Venus

second planet from the Sun and sixth in the solar system in size and mass. No planet approaches closer to Earth than Venus; at its nearest it is the ... [27 related articles]
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Venus

Venus is a Greek girl name. The meaning of the name is `Love goddess, little bird` Where is it used? The name Venus is mainly used In Roman Mythology. Venus doesn`t appear In 2007`s top-1000 name list.The last time Venus appeared In the top-1000 was 28 years ago, In 1980. It ranked #838 In that year. . 1960 was a `top year` for the name Venus....
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Venus

Venus 1. In Roman Mythology, the goddess of love and beauty. 2. An ancient Italian goddess of gardens and spring, identified by the Romans with the Greek Aphrodite as the goddess of love and beauty. 3. An exceptionally beautiful woman. 4. In archaeology, a statuette of a female figure, usually carved of ivory and typically having exaggerated bre...
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Venus is a cultivated variety of potato.
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The Venus was a French Diane Class submarine of 571 tons displacement surfaced launched in 1935. The Venus was powered by two diesel engines providing a top speed of 14 knots surfaced and an electric motor providing a speed of 9 knots submerged and a range of 4800 km surfaced. She carried a complement of 48 and armaments consisted of one 3 inch ant...
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Venus

The second planet from the Sun and almost a twin of Earth in size. It is the brightest object in the sky after the Sun and the Moon, and is popularly known as the Evening Star or the Morning Star depending on when it is on view. Venus has a slow retrograde (east-to-west) spin, opposite in directio...
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Venus

Venus, in Roman religion and mythology, goddess of vegetation. Later, she became identified (3d cent. B.C.) with the Greek Aphrodite. In imperial times she was worshiped as Venus Genetrix, mother of Aeneas; Venus Felix, the bringer of good fortune; Venus Victrix, bringer of victory; and Venus Vertic...
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Venus

Venus, in astronomy, 2d planet from the sun; it is often called the evening star or morning star and is brighter than any object in the sky except the sun and the moon. Because its orbit lies between the sun and the orbit of the earth, Venus passes through phases like those of the moon, varying from...
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Venus

Venus was the Roman name for the Greek goddess Aphrodite.
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