Castor

The Castor was a French minelayer of 3150 tons displacement originally built by Swan Hunter as an ice breaker for the Russian navy and launched in 1916 as the Kozma Minin. The Castor was powered by coal fired boilers providing a top speed of 14.5 knots and carried a complement of 167. She was armed with four 3.9 inch guns; two 37 mm anti-aircraft g...
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Castor

Castor (shortened from castor oil) is London Cockney rhyming slang for royal.
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Castor

[rocket] People who have died as a result of injuries sustained while participating in, training for, or spectating sporting events in Oklahoma. ...
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Castor

[n] - a multiple star with 6 components 2. [n] - type genus of the Castoridae: beavers
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Castor

Thermal imaging camera [FR], The operations at Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam [FR], Corps Airborne Stand-Off Radar. Later renamed ASTOR [UK]
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Castor

Cas'tor noun [ Latin castor the beaver, Greek ...; of uncertain origin.] 1. (Zoology) A genus of rodents, including the beaver. See Beaver . 2. Castoreum. See Castoreum . 3. A hat, esp. one made of beaver fur; a beaver. « I have always been ...
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Castor

Cast'or noun See Caster , a small wheel.
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Castor

genus Castor noun type genus of the Castoridae: beavers
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Castor

• (n.) Castoreum. See Castoreum. • (n.) the northernmost of the two bright stars in the constellation Gemini, the other being Pollux. • (n.) Alt. of Castorite • (n.) A genus of rodents, including the beaver. See Beaver. • (n.) A hat, esp. one made of beaver fur; a beaver. • (n.) See Caster, a small wheel. • (n.) A...
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Castor

multiple star having at least six component stars, in the zodiacal constellation Gemini. The stars Castor and Pollux are named for the twins of Greek ... [2 related articles]
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Castor

(Alpha Geminorum) The second brightest star in the constellation Gemini and, in mythology, the twin of Pollux. Though appearing as a single white star to the naked eye, Castor is really a remarkable multiple system, consisting of three stellar pairs. A modest telescope sh...
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Castor

Castor (kăs'tur) , bright star in the constellation Gemini; Bayer designation α Geminorum; 1992 position R.A. 7h34.1m, Dec. +31°54'. Slightly dimmer than Pollux, with which it forms the Twins, Castor has an apparent magnitude of 1.58, which still makes it one of the 25 bright...
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castor

castor: see beaver.
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Castor

Castor is a star (Alpha Geminorum) of magnitude 1.6, the fainter star of the zodiacal constellation Gemini, or the Twins. In 1719 it was discovered to be a visual binary star, with components of magnitudes 2.8 and 2.0 separated by 6 seconds of arc and revolving around each other in about 350 years. Each of these components has been found to be a sp...
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Castor

Castor is a reddish-brown bitter substance obtained from the anal glands of the beaver and used in perfume and medicine.
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Castor

Castor is a variety of the mineral petalite, from Elba.
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Castor

A castor is a beaver-fur hat.
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castor

small bottle or jar with a perforated top used for sprinkling pepper, sugar, etc. on food.
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Castor

[rocket stage] The Castor family of solid-fuel rocket stages and boosters is built by Thiokol (now ATK) and used on a variety of launch vehicles. They were initially developed as the second-stage motor of the Scout rocket. The design was based on the MGM-29 Sergeant, a surface-to-surface missile developed for the United States Army at the J...
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CASTOR

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Castor

[software] Castor is an open source data binding framework for moving data from XML to Java programming language objects and from Java to databases. == See also == ...
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Castor

[star] Castor (α Gem, α Geminorum, Alpha Geminorum) is the second brightest star in the constellation Gemini and one of the brightest stars in the night sky. Although it has the Bayer designation `alpha`, it is actually fainter than Beta Geminorum (Pollux). Castor is 49.8 light years away from Earth. ==Physical characteristics== Castor wa...
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Castor

scent from the gland of a beaver
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Castor

one of the Dioscuri (sons of Zeus), along with Pollux, both born of Leda. Their sisters were Clytemnestra and Hellen of Troy. They joined Jason?s quest for the Golden Fleece, among other adventures. Because Castor?s father was Tyndareus, he was able to die, whereupon he and his brother appeared in the sky as Gemini.
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Castor

One of Dioscuri.
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