Vesta

Roma and Vesta were 2 goddesses who were especially important to Rome. Vesta was one of the most popular and mysterious goddesses of the Roman pantheon. She was the goddess of the hearth, equated with the Greek Hestia, and was also the goddess of the sacred eternal flame that burnt in the Temple of Vesta (built in the 3rd century BC) in the Forum R…...

Vesta

• (n.) An asteroid, or minor planet, discovered by Olbers in 1807. • (n.) One of the great divinities of the ancient Romans, identical with the Greek Hestia. She was a virgin, and the goddess of the hearth; hence, also, of the fire on it, and the family round it. • (n.) A wax friction match.
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vesta

1. One of the great divinities of the ancient Romans, identical with the Greek Hestia. She was a virgin, and the goddess of the hearth; hence, also, of the fire on it, and the family round it. ... 2. <astronomy> An asteroid, or minor planet, discovered by Olbers in 1807. ... 3. A wax friction match. ... Origin: L. Vesta, akin to Gr. Vesta, th...
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Vesta

noun the brightest asteroid but the fourth to be discovered
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Vesta

(minor planet 4) Hubble image of Vesta taken in 1996. A 456-km wide crater is visible at the bottom of the image. Credit: Ben Zellner, Georgia Southern University; Peter Thomas, Cornell University; NASA Hubble image of Vesta taken in 2007. Credit: L. McFadden/NASA/E...
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Vesta

[mythology] Vesta (ˈwɛsta) is the virgin goddess of the hearth, home, and family in Roman religion. Vesta`s presence is symbolized by the sacred fire that burned at her hearth and temples. Her closest Greek equivalent is Hestia. The importance of Vesta to Roman religion is indicated by the prominence of the priesthood devoted to her, the ...
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Vesta

[Software configuration management] Vesta is a software configuration management system developed in the 1990s. ==History== Vesta was developed by researchers at the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) Systems Research Center in Palo Alto, California. The language for Vesta was first published in 1993. Vesta used a declarative approach to s...
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Vesta

[spacecraft] Vesta was a multiple asteroid flyby mission that the Soviet Union was planning in the 1980s. The Vesta mission would have consisted of two identical probes (just like earlier Soviet Venus missions), to be launched in 1991. Similar to the Vega program, each spacecraft would deploy one or more landers or balloons into the Venusia...
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Vesta

Ves'ta noun [ Latin Vesta , akin to Greek ... Vesta, ... the hearth of the house, and perhaps to Sanskrit ush to burn (see East ), or perhaps to Sanskrit vas to dwell, and English was .] 1. (Rom. Myth.) One of the great divinities of the ancient Romans...
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Vesta

Asteroid named for the Roman virgin fire goddess. Represents devotion, sexuality and health, as well
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Vesta

In Roman mythology, the goddess of the hearth, equivalent with the Greek Hestia. In Rome, the sacred flame in her shrine at the Forum represented the spirit of the community, and was kept constantly...
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Vesta

In Roman mythology, the goddess of the hearth, equivalent with the Greek Hestia. In Rome, the sacred flame in her shrine at the Forum represented the spirit of the community, and was kept constantly alight by the six Vestal Virgins
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Vesta

in Roman religion, goddess of the hearth, identified with the Greek Hestia. The lack of an easy source of fire in the early Roman community placed a ... [3 related articles]
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Vesta

One of the `minor planets` of our solar system. Discovered by Olbers on 29 Mar 1807. Diameter in km: 576. More data in TABLE 13. THE MINOR PLANETS
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Vesta

Roman goddess of the hearth.
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Vesta

Roman name of Hestia.
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Vesta

See Hestia.
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Vesta

The fourth asteroid of astrological interest discovered in the early nineteenth century. Named after
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Vesta

The Vesta was a Swedish patrol boat of 105 tons displacement launched between 1908 and 1910 as a torpedo boat. The Vesta 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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Vesta

third largest and the brightest asteroid of the asteroid belt and the fourth such object to be discovered, by the German astronomer and physician ... [3 related articles]
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Vesta

Vesta (ves'tu) , in astronomy, fourth asteroid to be discovered. It was found in 1807 by H. Olbers. It is the third largest asteroid, with a diameter of c.326 mi (525 km). Its average distance from the sun is 2.36 astronomical units, and the period of its orbit is 1,325 days. Vesta is the only a...
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Vesta

Vesta is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Vesta

Vesta is the fourth and brightest asteroid. It was discovered by Olbers on March the 29th 1807.
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Vesta

Vesta, in Roman religion and mythology, hearth goddess. She was highly honored in every household from early times to the beginning of Christianity. Her public cult maintained a sacred building in which her priestesses, the vestal virgins, tended the communal hearth and fire, which was never allowed...
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vesta

wax-stemmed match
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