regulus

  1. the brightest star in Leo
  2. a genus of birds of the family Sylviidae including kinglets

Regulus

Regulus (α Leo, α Leonis, Alpha Leonis) is the brightest star in the constellation Leo and one of the brightest stars in the night sky, lying approximately 79 light years from Earth. Regulus is a multiple star system composed of four stars that are organized into two pairs. The spectroscopic binary Regulus A consists of a blue-white main-sequenc...
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Regulus

• (n.) A star of the first magnitude in the constellation Leo; -- called also the Lion`s Heart. • (n.) A petty king; a ruler of little power or consequence. • (n.) The button, globule, or mass of metal, in a more or less impure state, which forms in the bottom of the crucible in smelting and reduction of ores.Regulus: words in the de...
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Regulus

(from the article `rocket and missile system`) While the U.S. Air Force was exploring the Snark, Navaho, and Matador programs, the navy was pursuing related technologies. The Regulus, which was ...
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Regulus

genus Regulus noun a genus of birds of the family Sylviidae including kinglets
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Regulus

(Alpha Leonis) The brightest star in the constellation Leo and the 21st brightest star in the sky as seen from Earth. Regulus is a bluish-white B star; its Latin name means `the little king” – the reference to a kingly star going back to ancient times. Regulus marks the bo...
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Regulus

Reg'u·lus noun ; plural English Reguluses (-...z), Latin Reguli (- l...). [ Latin , a petty king, prince, dim. of rex , regis , a king: confer French régule . See Regal .] 1. A petty king; a ruler of little power or consequence. 2. ...
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Regulus

brightest star in the zodiacal constellation Leo and one of the brightest in the entire sky, having an apparent visual magnitude of about 1.35. It is ...
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regulus

impure metal; intermediate product in ore smelting
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Regulus

Old-fashioned word for a primary refined metal, now only used with antimony.
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Regulus

Old-fashioned word for a primary refined metal, now only used with antimony.
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regulus

Origin: L, a petty king, prince, dim. Of rex, regis, a king: cf. F. Regule. See Regal. ... 1. A petty king; a ruler of little power or consequence. ... 2. <chemistry> The button, globule, or mass of metal, in a more or less impure state, which forms in the bottom of the crucible in smelting and reduction of ores. ... The name was introduced b...
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Regulus

Regulus (Marcus Atilius Regulus) (reg'yoolus) , d. c.250 B.C., Roman general in the First Punic War. While consul (267 B.C.) he conquered the Sallentini and captured Brundisium (now Brindisi). He became consul a second time (256), defeated the Carthaginians at sea, and waged war against them in ...
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Regulus

Regulus (reg'yulus) , brightest star in the constellation Leo; Bayer designation Alpha Leonis; 1992 position R.A. 10h08m, Dec. +12°00'. A bluish-white main-sequence star of spectral class B7 V, its apparent magnitude of 1.35 makes it one of the 25 brightest stars in the sky. Its distance...
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Regulus

The Regulus was a Swedish patrol boat of 105 tons displacement launched between 1908 and 1910 as a torpedo boat. The Regulus had a top speed of 25 knots and was armed with one 57 mm gun and one 18 inch torpedo tube.
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Regulus

[n] - the brightest star in Leo 2. [n] - a genus of birds of the family Sylviidae including kinglets
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