mars

  1. the 4th planet from the sun
  2. (Roman mythology) Roman god of war and agriculture; father of Romulus and Remus; counterpart of Greek Ares

Mars

Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System, after Mercury. Named after the Roman god of war, it is often described as the `Red Planet` because the iron oxide prevalent on its surface gives it a reddish appearance. Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere, having surface features reminisce.....
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Mini Assault Rifle System
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Multi-purpose Aiming Reflex Sight
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Multiple Artillery Rocket System
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• (n.) The god of war and husbandry. • (n.) The metallic element iron, the symbol of which / was the same as that of the planet Mars. • (n.) One of the planets of the solar system, the fourth in order from the sun, or the next beyond the earth, having a diameter of about 4,200 miles, a period of 687 days, and a mean distance of 141,0...
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(from the article `Mars`) ...extraterrestrial planet to be visited by humans. Between 1960 and 1980 the exploration of Mars was a major objective of both the U.S. and Soviet ...
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1. The god of war and husbandry. ... 2. <astronomy> One of the planets of the solar system, the fourth in order from the sun, or the next beyond the earth, having a diameter of about 4,200 miles, a period of 687 days, and a mean distance of 141,000,000 miles. It is conspicuous for the redness of its light. ... 3. <chemistry> The metalli...
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Red Planet noun a small reddish planet that is the 4th from the sun and is periodically visible to the naked eye; minerals rich in iron cover its surface and are responsible for its characteristic color; `Mars has two satellites`
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SOLAR SYSTEM - PLANETARY ORBITAL DATA
Average dist.from Sun (AU) - 1.524
Min. distance from Sun (AU) - 1.381
Max. distance from Sun (AU) - 1.666
Eccentricity of orbit - 0.093
Inclination to ecliptic(°) - 1.85
SOLAR SYSTEM - PLANETARY PERIODS AND MOTIONS
Sidereal period (days or...
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(astronomy) Click images to enlargeFourth planet from the Sun. It is much smaller than Venus or Earth, with a mass 0.11 that of Earth. Mars is slightly pear-shaped, with a low, level northern hemisphere, which is comparatively uncrate...
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(mythology) In Roman mythology, the god of war (Mars Gradivus), depicted as a fearless warrior. The month of March is named after him. He was identified with the Greek Ares, but achieved greater status. Together with Jupiter and Quirinius, a Sabine war god, he was one of the three great guardi...
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[chocolate bar] Mars (also Mars bar) is a chocolate bar manufactured by Mars, Incorporated. It was first manufactured in Slough, Berkshire in the United Kingdom in 1932 and was advertised to the trade as being made with Cadbury`s chocolate as `couverture`. In the United States, a different confection bore the Mars bar name. Featuring nougat...
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[cryptography] MARS is a block cipher that was IBM`s submission to the Advanced Encryption Standard process. MARS was selected as an AES finalist in August 1999, after the AES2 conference in March 1999, where it was voted as the fifth and last finalist algorithm. The MARS design team included Don Coppersmith, who had been involved in the cr...
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[Doctor Who] Mars, the fourth planet in our solar system, has been featured in the Doctor Who fictional universe on a number of occasions. In the various Doctor Who serials which feature the Ice Warriors, mention is made that Mars is their homeworld. ==History within the show== In Image of the Fendahl (1977), the Fourth Doctor suggests that...
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[Fritz Zorn] Mars is an autobiographical essay by Fritz Angst under the pseudonym Fritz Zorn. Adolf Muschg wrote its long and engaged foreword. In the book, written after the author was diagnosed with cancer, Zorn describes and criticizes his environment, entourage, and upbringing in one of the wealthiest lakeshore neighborhoods of Zurich, ...
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[Metra station] Mars station consists of three tracks and two side platforms. The middle track has no platform so Milwaukee District/West Line stopping trains must use the outer tracks. Metra North Central Service trains use the tracks but do not stop. The station is named for the Mars, Incorporated candy factory located on Oak Park Avenue ...
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[motorcycle] Mars was a manufacturer in Nürnberg, Germany founded in 1873 that manufactured motorcycles in various periods from 1903 until 1958. Production was interrupted variously by the First World War, hyperinflation in the 1920s and the Second World War. When Mars ceased production for the final time in 1958, production of the 50 cc M...
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[mythology] In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars (Mārs, Martis) was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian, a combination characteristic of early Rome. He was second in importance only to Jupiter and Neptune and he was the most prominent of the military gods in the religion of the Roman army. Most of his festivals were held i...
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[oil platform] Mars is a permanent offshore drilling and production tension-leg oil platform (TLP) operating in Mississippi Canyon blocks 762, 763, 806, 807, 850 and 851 in the Gulf of Mexico and was approved by the MMS in December 1992 with production beginning on July 8, 1996. The leases were acquired by Shell in 1985 and 1988. The platfo...
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[supermarket] Mars is a local chain of Grocery stores in metropolitan Baltimore, Maryland. Mars currently operates 17 supermarket locations in the Baltimore area, the latest opened in Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. The store will be replacing the old Superfresh and it was completely remodeled both inside ...
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[Swedish ship] Millennium Eve: Celebrate 2000 was RTÉ`s coverage of the turn of the millennium from 31 December 1999 into 1 January 2000. Part of the 2000 Today programming in Ireland, a series of well-known broadcasters presented various stages of the nineteen-hour broadcast. ==Development== 2000 Today was conceived as part of the Millenn...
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Mars noun [ Latin Mars , gen. Martis , archaic Mavors , gen. Mavortis .] 1. (Rom. Myth.) The god of war and husbandry. 2. (Astron.) One of the planets of the solar system, the fourth in order from the sun, or the next beyond the earth, having ...
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ancient Roman deity, in importance second only to Jupiter. Little is known of his original character, and that character (chiefly from the cult at ... [4 related articles]
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Fourth planet from the Sun, a terrestrial planet.
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