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The planet Venus in its appearance as the evening star.

[Middle English, from Latin, from Greek hesperos; see Hesperian.]


(Astronomy) an evening star, esp Venus
[from Latin, from Greek Hesperos, from hesperos western]


(ˈhɛs pər əs)

an evening star, esp. Venus.
[1350–1400; < Latin < Greek hésperos evening, western; akin to west, Latin vesper vesper]
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Noun1.Hesperus - a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western skyHesperus - a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western sky
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html) Proterozoic Eon , when cyanobacteria began consuming phosporus and pumping oxygen into the atmosphere.
An inventory released by the police included a sack of sodium hydroxide (caustic soda flake), five gallons of hydrogen peroxide, three electric motor units, three boxes of phosporus red, 11 sacks of sodium hydroxide and a white sack containing 10 packs of white powder labeled as KBH4, which could refer to potassium borohydride.
Replacement Of Existing Bearing By Phosporus Bearing Along With Rectification Of Alignment By Slewing Of Existing Girders Including Other Ancillary Works Of Br No.
The Phosporus prevented the ironstone being made into steel until the Gilchrist-Thomas process was developed in 1879-80 In East Cleveland the two main employers were Iron and Steel and farming.
Contrary to these findings, we found no correlation between CIMT and serum levels of calcium, phosphorus, calcium x phosporus product, PTH and CRP, which is compatible with some recent studies.
Phosphate content in digested Fe-dosed sludge liquor decreased by 80% for both Fe-dosed sludges compared to phosporus content in fed sludge liquor.
Pritchard D, Stone MJ, Bell MJ, Barry G (2004) Mineralisation of phosporus in biosolids; is this just and urban myth?