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Gem·i·ni

 (jĕm′ə-nī′, -nē′)
n.
1. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere containing the stars Castor and Pollux. Also called Twins.
2.
a. The third sign of the zodiac in astrology. Also called Twins.
b. pl. Gem·i·nis One who is born under this sign.

[Middle English, from Latin Geminī, pl. of geminus, twin.]

Gemini

(ˈdʒɛmɪˌnaɪ; -ˌniː)
n, Latin genitive Geminorum (ˌdʒɛmɪˈnɔːrəm)
1. (Astronomy) astronomy a zodiacal constellation in the N hemisphere lying between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic and containing the stars Castor and Pollux
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) classical myth another name for Castor and Pollux
3. (Astronautics) astronautics any of a series of manned US spacecraft launched between the Mercury and Apollo projects to improve orbital rendezvous and docking techniques
4. (Astrology) astrology
a. Also called: the Twins the third sign of the zodiac, symbol ♊, having a mutable air classification and ruled by the planet Mercury. The sun is in this sign between about May 21 and June 20
b. a person born when the sun is in this sign
adj
(Astrology) astrology born under or characteristic of Gemini
Also (for senses 4b, 5): Geminian

Gem•i•ni

(ˈdʒɛm əˌnaɪ, -ni)

n.pl. gen. Gem•i•no•rum (ˌdʒɛm əˈnɔr əm, -ˈnoʊr-)
for 1.
1. the Twins, a zodiacal constellation between Taurus and Cancer containing the bright stars Castor and Pollux.
2.
a. the third sign of the zodiac.
b. a person born under this sign, usu. between May 21 and June 20.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin geminī, pl. of geminus twin]

Gem·i·ni

(jĕm′ə-nī′)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cancer and Auriga. It contains the bright stars Pollux and Castor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gemini - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in GeminiGemini - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
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
2.Gemini - a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic
zodiac - a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
Alpha Geminorum, Castor - a multiple star with 6 components; second brightest in Gemini; close to Pollux
Pollux - the brightest star in Gemini; close to Castor
3.Gemini - the third sign of the zodiacGemini - the third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20
Translations
Blíženci
Tvillingerne
Kaksoset
blizanci
Ikrek
双子座
쌍둥이자리
Dvojčka
Tvillingarna
ราศีมิถุน
cung Song sinh

Gemini

[ˈdʒemɪniː] N
1. (= sign, constellation) → Géminis m
2. (= person) → géminis mf
I'm (a) Geminisoy géminis

Gemini

[ˈdʒɛmɪnaɪ] nles Gémeaux mpl
to be Gemini → être Gémeaux
I'm Gemini → Je suis Gémeaux.
to be a Gemini → être Gémeaux

Gemini

nZwillinge pl; he’s (a) Geminier ist Zwilling

Gemini

[ˈdʒɛmɪˌnaɪ] nGemelli mpl
to be Gemini → essere dei Gemelli

Gemini

الـجَوْزَاء Blíženci Tvillingerne Zwillinge Δίδυμοι Géminis kaksoset Gémeaux blizanci Gemelli 双子座 쌍둥이자리 Tweelingen Tvillingene Bliźnięta Gémeos, Gêmeos Близнецы Tvillingarna ราศีมิถุน İkizler burcu cung Song sinh 双子座
References in classic literature ?
She indicated the twins with a nod of her head, and tucked it back out of sight again.
The party moved along the hall, the twins in advance, and entered the open parlor door, whence issued a low hum of conversation.
General conversation followed, and the twins drifted about from group to group, talking easily and fluently and winning approval, compelling admiration and achieving favor from all.
Eager inquiries concerning the twins were pouring into their enchanted ears all the time; each was the constant center of a group of breathless listeners; each recognized that she knew now for the first time the real meaning of that great word Glory, and perceived the stupendous value of it, and understand why men in all ages had been willing to throw away meaner happiness, treasure, life itself, to get a taste of its sublime and supreme joy.
The parrot fortunately offered no further interruption to the entertainment, the whole venom of his nature apparently having been cherished up and hurled against the twins in that one impetuous outburst.
Almost every one danced but the twins, who could not be induced to separate during the brief period when one or the other should be whirling around the room in the arms of a man.
Yes," sighed his mother, "there it is again; if the twins could 'a' married Aurelia Sawyer, 't would 'a' been all right.
For the step-mother was very cruel to the twins, and beat them, and half-starved them, and constantly drove them out of the house; for her one idea was to get them out of the way.
Then the twins crumbled their bread on the ground, and the wrens pecked it, and chirruped and chirped.
But the twins ran straight on till they reached their own home.
Laughter and joy had their way; and when Anne and Gilbert left to catch the Carmody train, with Paul as driver, the twins were ready with rice and old shoes, in the throwing of which Charlotta the Fourth and Mr.
One of their company, an old man, said, "Let us cease lamenting, my mates, for, as it seems to me, sorrow is always the twin sister of joy; and it was only to be looked for that we, who just now were over-rejoiced, should next have something to make us sad.