Phaethon

Of the characters in Greek mythology called Phaethon (ən; Φαέθων, Phaéthōn, pron), the best known was the son of the Oceanid Clymene and the solar deity Apollo or Helios. Alternative, less common genealogies make him a son of Clymenus by Merope, of Helios and Rhode (thus a full brother of the Heliadae) or of Helios and Prote. He was a les...
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Phaethon

• (n.) The son of Helios (Phoebus), that is, the son of light, or of the sun. He is fabled to have obtained permission to drive the chariot of the sun, in doing which his want of skill would have set the world on fire, had he not been struck with a thunderbolt by Jupiter, and hurled headlong into the river Po. • (n.) A genus of oceanic bi...
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phaethon

1. The son of Helios (Phoebus), that is, the son of light, or of the sun. He is fabled to have obtained permission to drive the chariot of the sun, in doing which his want of skill would have set the world on fire, had he not been struck with a thunderbolt by Jupiter, and hurled headlong into the river Po. ... 2. <ornithology> A genus of ocea...
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Phaethon

genus Phaethon noun type genus of the Phaethontidae
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Phaethon

(?FAY-uh-thun?) son of Helios killed by a thunderbolt thrown by Zeus for riding the sun?s chariot so wildly that it scorched earth and sky.
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Phaethon

(minor planet 3200) The parent body of the Geminids meteor shower and, since the parent bodies of all other meteor streams identified to date are comets, probably a defunct comet. Discovered by the Infrared Astronomy Satellite in 1983, Phaethon has one of the most extreme orbits...
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Phaethon

[roller coaster] Phaethon is a steel inverted roller coaster at Gyeongju World in South Korea, which is opened in 2007. It is South Korea`s first inverted roller coaster == Track layout == The coaster starts with a 90 degree turn to the left leading to a 147 ft. lift hill. After coming across the pre-drop, the coaster goes through a drop wh...
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Phaëthon

Pha'ë·thon noun [ Latin , Phaëthon (in sense 1), from Greek ..., from ..., ..., to shine. See Phantom .] 1. (Class. Myth.) The son of Helios (Phœbus), that is, the son of light, or of the sun. He is fabled to have obtained permission to drive the chariot of the sun, in doin...
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Phaethon

In Greek mythology, the son of Helios, god of the Sun, and Clymene. He was allowed to drive his father's chariot for one day, but lost control of the horses and almost set the Earth on fire,...
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Phaethon

In Greek mythology, the son of Helios, god of the Sun, and Clymene. He was allowed to drive his father's chariot for one day, but lost control of the horses and almost set the Earth on fire, whereupon he was killed by Zeus with a thunderbolt and hurled into the River Eridanos
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Phaethon

in Greek mythology, the son of Helios, the sun god, and a woman or nymph variously identified as Clymene, Prote, or Rhode. The most influential ... [2 related articles]
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Phaethon

In Roman mythology, Phaethon was the son of the sun and the ocean-nymph Clymene. He tried to ride the Sun's chariot across the sky, but unable to control the horses skimmed the surface of the earth charring tilled ground to desert and drying up seas, until Gaia complained to Jupiter who toppled
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Phaëthon

Phaëthon (fā'uthun, –tun) or Phaëton (fā'utun) , in Greek mythology, son of Helios and the nymph Clymene. He tried to drive his father's golden chariot, but he could not control its great steeds. As the chariot plunged to earth it burned Mt. Oeta and dried the Lib...
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Phaethon

Son of Helios; drove his father's sun chariot and was struck down by Zeus before he set world on fire.
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Phaethon

[n] - (Greek mythology) son of Helios 2. [n] - type genus of the Phaethontidae
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