Apus

[Chinese astronomy] The modern constellation Apus is not included in the Three Enclosures and Twenty-Eight Mansions system of traditional Chinese uranography because its stars are too far south for observers in China to know about them prior to the introduction of Western star charts. Based on the work of Xu Guangqi and the German Jesuit mi...
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Apus

[disambiguation] Apus is a constellation. Apus or APUS may also refer to: ...
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Apus

[n] - a constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Octans 2. [n] - type genus
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Apus

English name: The Bird of Paradise. Genitive name: Apodis. Visibility: Never visible from the UK. See TABLE 20: THE CONSTELLATIONS.
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Apus

A'pus noun [ New Latin , from Greek .... See Apode , noun ] (Zoology) A genus of fresh-water phyllopod crustaceans. See Phyllopod .
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apus

<zoology> A genus of fresh water phyllopod crustaceans. See Phyllopod. ... Origin: NL, fr. Gr. See Apode. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Apus

genus Apus noun type genus
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Apus

noun a constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Octans
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apus

(a´pәs) a malformed fetus without feet; see also symmelia.
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Apus

• (n.) A genus of fresh-water phyllopod crustaceans. See Phyllopod.
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apus

apus 1. The developmental absence of one or both feet. 2. A name applied to various swallowlike birds; literally, footless.
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Apus

(abbr. Aps, gen. Apodis) The Bird of Paradise, originally called Avis Indica; a small, faint constellation lying near the south celestial pole, immediately south of Triangulum Australe (the Southern Triangle). See below for details of its brightest stars. Apus. © 20...
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APUS

[computer] APUS stands for `Amiga Power Up System`, and describes a computer comprising an Amiga computer with a Phase5 PowerUP PowerPC accelerator board. ...
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Apus

[genus] They are among the fastest birds in the world. They resemble swallows, to which they are not related, but have shorter tails and sickle-shaped wings. Swifts spend most of their life aloft, have very short legs and use them mostly to cling to surfaces. ==Taxonomic history of Apus== Before the 1950s, there was some controversy over wh...
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Apus

==History== Apus was one of twelve constellations created by Petrus Plancius from the observations of Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman and it first appeared on a 35 cm diameter celestial globe published in 1597 (or 1598) in Amsterdam by Plancius with Jodocus Hondius.{sfn|Ridpath|2001|pp=76-77} Plancius called the constellation `Pa....
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