Pisces


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Pi·sces

 (pī′sēz)
n.
1. A constellation in the equatorial region of the Northern Hemisphere near Aries and Pegasus. Also called Fishes.
2.
a. The 12th sign of the zodiac in astrology. Also called Fishes.
b. pl. Pisces One who is born under this sign.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin Piscēs, from Latin piscēs, pl. of piscis, fish.]

Pisces

(ˈpaɪsiːz; ˈpɪ-)
n, Latin genitive Piscium (ˈpaɪsɪəm)
1. (Celestial Objects) astronomy a faint extensive zodiacal constellation lying between Aquarius and Aries on the ecliptic
2. (Astrology) astrology
a. Also called: the Fishes the twelfth sign of the zodiac, symbol ♓, having a mutable water classification and ruled by the planets Jupiter and Neptune. The sun is in this sign between about Feb 19 and March 20
b. a person born when the sun is in this sign
3. (Zoology)
a. a taxonomic group that comprises all fishes. See fish1
b. a taxonomic group that comprises the bony fishes only. See teleost
adj
(Astrology) astrology born under or characteristic of Pisces
Also (for senses 2b, 4): Piscean
[C14: Latin: the fishes]

Pis•ces

(ˈpaɪ siz, ˈpɪs iz)

n. gen. Pis•ci•um (ˈpɪʃ i əm)
for 1.
1. the Fishes, a zodiacal constellation between Aries and Aquarius.
2.
a. the 12th sign of the zodiac.
b. a person born under this sign, usu. between February 19 and March 20.
3. the three classes of fishes considered as a group.
[< New Latin, Latin piscēs, pl. of piscis fish]

Pi·sces

(pī′sēz)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Aries and Pegasus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pisces - the twelfth sign of the zodiacPisces - the twelfth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about February 19 to March 20
2.Pisces - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Pisces
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
3.Pisces - a large faint zodiacal constellation; between Aquarius and Aries
zodiac - a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
4.Pisces - a group of vertebrates comprising both cartilaginous and bony fishes and sometimes including the jawless vertebrates; not used technically
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
division - (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
Translations
Ryby
Fisken
Kalat
ribe
Halak
魚座
물고기자리
Peşti
Ribi
Fiskarna
ราศีกันย์
Cung song ngư

Pisces

[ˈpaɪsiːz] N
1. (= sign, constellation) → Piscis m
2. (= person) → Piscis mf
he's (a) Pisceses piscis

Pisces

[ˈpaɪsiːz] nles Poissons mpl
to be Pisces, to be a Pisces → être Poissons
I'm Pisces.; I'm a Pisces → Je suis Poissons.

Pisces

plFische pl; I’m (a) Piscesich bin Fisch

Pisces

[ˈpaɪsiːz] nPesci mpl
to be Pisces → essere dei Pesci

Pisces

الـحُوت Ryby Fisken Fische Ιχθείς Piscis kalat Poissons ribe Pesci 魚座 물고기자리 Vissen Fiskene Ryby Peixes Рыбы Fiskarna ราศีกันย์ Balık burcu Cung song ngư 双鱼座
References in classic literature ?
As we pluck out the shafts, stand aside; here's the battering-ram, Capricornus, or the Goat; full tilt, he comes rushing, and headlong we are tossed; when Aquarius, or the Water-bearer, pours out his whole deluge and drowns us; and to wind up with Pisces, or the Fishes, we sleep.
So it's a mark of how good this shop that after hitting just 58C on my chipometer, the crispy yet moist chips Pisces still had me smacking my There were a few senior customers the diner which has 22 seats, but my pre-4pm cone suggested that when you open all day it's hard to get everything bang on.
Phase Two of the PISCES trial follows on from the successful first phase carried out in 2013.
However, she may also bring some romantic interest into your workplace and for single Pisces that will be a distraction.
So after the unfortunate events of next Tuesday, you might want to check your birth certificate as you're probably a Pisces.
LIBRA SCORPIO TAURUS GEMINI SAGITTARIUS CAPRICORN ARIES LEO VIRGO LIBRA CANCER LEO VIRGO For weekly stars call 09050 700 400 TAURUS GEMINI CANCER SAGITTARIUS Taurus April 21 - May 21 LEO VIRGO LIBRA SAGITTARIUS CAPRICORN AQUARIUS AQUARIUS PISCES TAURUS GEMINI CANCER SAGITTARIUS CAPRICORN AQUARIUS ARIES TAURUS GEMINI SCORPIO Minor delays or interruptions concerning travel plans or business interests are likely.
ARIES TAURUS GEMINI ARIES TAURUS LEO SAGITTARIUS CAPRICORN AQUARIUS SAGITTARIUS CAPRICORN AQUARIUS TAURUS GEMINI CANCER For weekly stars call 15609 11444 CANCER LEO VIRGO LIBRA SAGITTARIUS CAPRICORN AQUARIUS Taurus April 21 - May 21 AQUARIUS PISCES LEO VIRGO SAGITTARIUS TAURUS GEMINI CANCER ARIES TAURUS GEMINI SAGITTARIUS CAPRICORN AQUARIUS VIRGO LIBRA SCORPIO An upset about a cash or career concern may trouble you more than you let on.
But WWF Cymru said the Pisces report is essentially a "how to" guide to creating a working, sustainable future for the Celtic Sea.
You need a partner who's there for you as much as you are for them, yet Pisces has a habit of over-giving, so you need to try hard to keep well-balanced.
I have a hard time spelling Pisces (no it is not pronounced "py skees"), let alone accepting being a Pisces person.
Pisces was first boat to finish in the fully crewed division, crossing the line at Constitution Dock in the early hours of Easter Tuesday morning, giving her runners a tough run to the peak of Mt Wellington where it was 5 degrees and blowing 30 knots.
Fair date: Taurus, Gemini, Libra, Aquarius and Pisces.