Eurus


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Eu·rus

 (yo͝or′əs)
n. Greek Mythology
The god of the east or southeast wind.
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Eurus

(ˈjʊərəs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the east or southeast wind personified
[Latin, from Greek euros]
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May the heathen ruler of the winds confine in iron chains the boisterous limbs of noisy Boreas, and the sharp-pointed nose of bitter-biting Eurus. Do thou, sweet Zephyrus, rising from thy fragrant bed, mount the western sky, and lead on those delicious gales, the charms of which call forth the lovely Flora from her chamber, perfumed with pearly dews, when on the 1st of June, her birth-day, the blooming maid, in loose attire, gently trips it over the verdant mead, where every flower rises to do her homage, till the whole field becomes enamelled, and colours contend with sweets which shall ravish her most.
On the 4th a yacht will wait for you in the port of Bastia, it will be called the Eurus. You will give your name to the captain, who will bring you to me.
These changes in the Heav'ns, though slow, produc'd Like change on Sea and Land, sideral blast, Vapour, and Mist, and Exhalation hot, Corrupt and Pestilent: Now from the North Of NORUMBEGA, and the SAMOED shoar Bursting thir brazen Dungeon, armd with ice And snow and haile and stormie gust and flaw, BOREAS and CAECIAS and ARGESTES loud And THRASCIAS rend the Woods and Seas upturn; With adverse blast up-turns them from the South NOTUS and AFER black with thundrous Clouds From SERRALIONA; thwart of these as fierce Forth rush the LEVANT and the PONENT VVindes EURUS and ZEPHIR with thir lateral noise, SIROCCO, and LIBECCHIO.
"Eurus ad Auroram Nabathaeaque regna recessit, Persidaque, et radiis juga subdita matutinis."
The 19-year old's prize cheque of EURUS 225,750 (Euro 178,070) has ensured McIlroy to be the youngest-ever golfer to earn Euro 1m in career prize money.
Tokyo, Japan, May 9, 2008 - (JCN Newswire) - Three wind farms being constructed under a joint project between Acciona Group, a major engineering and construction group in Spain, and Eurus Energy Group, is scheduled for commissioning toward the end of April 2008 to provide an additional output of 87.1MW, increasing Eurus Group's installed capacity of wind turbines to 519MW in Spain and approximately 1,470MW in the world.
E-mail: vpopov@nes.ru; (2) EURUS, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, E-mail: vpopov@ccs.carleton.ca
The project is owned by Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation with Hitachi as its EPC contractor.
The Avenal Solar Power Facility was developed by Eurus Energy, a renewable energy development company, and is jointly owned by Eurus and NRG Solar, a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG).
Eurus Energy Holdings Corp., a subsidiary of Tokyo Electric Power Co., is the leader in the business.
Tokyo, Nov 28, 2008 - (JCN) - Eurus Energy Group in November bought all outstanding shares in Satomi Wind Farm Co., Ltd.