Vulcan

Roman deity worshiped at the festival Vulcanalia, where little fish and other animals, representing humans, were sometimes thrown into a fire in order to preserve the human lives they represented; god who made armor for Aeneas; identified with Hephaestus by Romans.
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Vulcan

[n] - (Roman mythology) god of fire and metal working
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Vulcan

Operational code name for the Allied offensive in Tunisia - May 1943
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Vulcan

archaic or obsolete terms > Occupations:Blacksmith.
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Vulcan

In Roman mythology, the god of fire and destruction, later identified with the Greek god Hephaestus. His principal festival was the Vulcanalia held on 23 Aug, but his most ancient feast was the...
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Vulcan

Vul'can noun [ Latin Vulcanus , Volcanus : confer Sanskrit ulkā a firebrand, meteor. Confer Volcano .] (Rom. Myth.) The god of fire, who presided over the working of metals; -- answering to the Greek Hephæstus .
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Vulcan

noun (Roman mythology) god of fire and metal working; counterpart of Greek Hephaestus
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Vulcan

• (n.) The god of fire, who presided over the working of metals; -- answering to the Greek Hephaestus.
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Vulcan

in Roman religion, god of fire, particularly in its destructive aspects as volcanoes or conflagrations. Poetically, he is given all the attributes of ... [2 related articles]
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Vulcan

Vulcan In Roman mythology, god of fire and metal working; counterpart of Greek Hephaestus. The son of Jupiter and Juno, husband of Venus, and father of Caeculus. He was the god of fire and volcanoes, and the manufacturer of art, arms, iron, and armor for gods and heroes.
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Vulcan

• (astron.) A hypothetical intra-Mercurian planet, the existence of which was proposed by the 19th century French mathematician Urbain Leverrier to explain anomalies in Mercury's orbit (now accounted for by the general theory of relativity). Alleged sightings of Vulcan in 1859 inspired many ast...
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Vulcan

Vulcan, in Roman religion and mythology, fire god. Chiefly a god of destructive fire, Vulcan seems to have originated as a god of volcanoes. His festival, the Volcanalia, was held on Aug. 23. He was later identified with the Greek Hephaestus.
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Vulcan

Vulcan, in astronomy, hypothetical planet whose existence was proposed by Leverrier to explain part of the advance of the perihelion of Mercury, not all of which could be accounted for by gravitational effects of the other planets under the Newtonian theory of gravitation. The general theory of rela...
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Vulcan

Vulcan was the Roman name for the Greek god Hephaestus.
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Vulcan

In Roman mythology, the god of fire and destruction, later identified with the Greek god Hephaestus. His principal festival was the Vulcanalia held on 23 Aug, but his most ancient feast was the Fornacalia, where he was worshipped as god of furnaces. In Rome the Vulcanale, an area with an altar, was dedicated to him on the north side of the Forum
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Vulcan

Roman god of fire and the forge, after whom volcanoes are named.
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Vulcan

Roman god of fire and the forge after whom volcanoes are named.
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Vulcan

[barge] The Vulcan, launched in 1819, was the first all iron-hulled vessel (boat) to be built. It was designed as a horse-drawn passenger barge for use on the Scottish canals.. ==History== In 1816, the Forth and Clyde Canal Company, which had earlier successfully adapted new technology to shipbuilding with the Charlotte Dundas, authorised t...
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Vulcan

[automobile company] Vulcan Manufacturing Company was a brass era American automobile manufacturer based in Painesville, Ohio, founded in 1914. Vulcan`s first products were the Model 27 speedster and five-passenger tourer. They ran on a 115 in (2921 mm) wheelbase and had a 27 hp (20 kW) engine (3⅜×5-inch, 86×127 mm) and left-hand drive....
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Vulcan

[mythology] In ancient Roman religion and myth, Vulcan (Latin: Volcānus or Vulcānus; pron, wul.ˈkaː.nus) is the god of fire including the fire of volcanoes. Vulcan is often depicted with a blacksmith`s hammer. The Vulcanalia was the annual festival held August 23 in his honor. His Greek counterpart is Hephaestus, the god of fire and smi...
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Vulcan

[Fleetway] Vulcan was a weekly comic book published by Fleetway from 1975 to 1976. ==Publishing History== Vulcan was a reprint title used by Fleetway to make use of its back-catalogue of superhero and adventure strips printed in Lion and Valiant during the 1960s and early 1970s. Format-wise, it was something of a departure for Fleetway`s co...
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Vulcan

[volcano] Vulcan is a pumice cone in Papua New Guinea. It is a sub-vent of the Rabaul caldera and lies on the western rim of the larger feature. Its most recent eruption was in 1994, when in conjunction with another vent, Tavurvur, the eruptions of Vulcan forced the temporary abandonment of the city of Rabaul and the relocation of the local...
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Vulcan

[hypothetical planet] Vulcan was a small planet proposed to exist in an orbit between Mercury and the Sun. Attempting to explain peculiarities of Mercury`s orbit, the 19th-century French mathematician Urbain Le Verrier hypothesized that they were the result of another planet, which he named `Vulcan`. A number of reputable investigators beca...
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Vulcan

Roman God of fire and the forge, after whom volcanoes are named.
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Vulcan

A hypothetical planet whose orbit is said to lie between Mercury and the Sun, about twelve million m
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