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Cor·vus

 (kôr′vəs)
n.
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Crater and Virgo. Also called Crow2.

[Latin corvus, raven.]

Corvus

(ˈkɔːvəs)
n, Latin genitive Corvi (ˈkɔːvaɪ)
(Astronomy) a small quadrilateral-shaped constellation in the S hemisphere, lying between Virgo and Hydra
[Latin: raven]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Corvus - a small quadrilateral constellation in the southern hemisphere near Virgo
2.Corvus - type genus of the Corvidae: crows and ravens
bird genus - a genus of birds
Corvidae, family Corvidae - crow; raven; rook; jackdaw; chough; magpie; jay
crow - black birds having a raucous call
Corvus corax, raven - large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail
Corvus frugilegus, rook - common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
Corvus monedula, daw, jackdaw - common black-and-grey Eurasian bird noted for thievery
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Statoil Technology Invest is making an endowment in Corvus Energy, who is the manufacturer of lithium ion energy storage systems (batteries) for ships.
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It was successful in 50 bird species; in 16 of those (Alopochen aegyptiacus, Ara severus, Aratinga acuticaudata, Bucorvus leadbeateri, Cereopsis novaehollandiae, Columba arquatrix, Corvus corax, Corvus frugilegus, Cyanoliseus patagonus, Guttera plumifera, Lamprotornis superbus, Milvus milvus, Neophron percnopterus, Ocyphaps lophotes, Podiceps cristatus, and Poicephalus senegalus), it was carried out for the first time by using molecular markers and polymerase chain reaction.
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Les garde-cotes ont reussi a sauver treize membres d'equipage du Baltic Ace, un cargo de 148 metres enregistre aux Bahamas, qui est entre en collision avec le Corvus J, un porte-conteneurs battant pavillon chypriote, mercredi vers 17H15 locales (18H15 GMT) a une centaine de kilometres au large du port de Rotterdam.
Its 24 crew abandoned the ship as it sank quickly after colliding with the Cyprus-registered container ship, the Corvus J, sailing from Grangemouth in Scotland to the Belgian port of Antwerp.