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Jo·vi·an 1

 (jō′vē-ən) Originally Flavius Jovianus. ad 331?-364.
Emperor of Rome (363-364). He made peace with the Persians by giving up all Roman territories beyond the Tigris River.

Jo·vi·an 2

1. Roman Mythology Of, relating to, or resembling Jupiter.
2. Of, relating to, or resembling the planet Jupiter.
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1. (Classical Myth & Legend) of or relating to the god Jove (Jupiter)
2. (Astronomy) of, occurring on, or relating to the planet Jupiter
3. (Astronomy) of or relating to the giant planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune: the Jovian planets.
[C16: from Old Latin Jovis Jupiter]


(Biography) full name Flavius Claudius Jovianus. ?331–364 ad, Roman emperor (363–64): he made peace with Persia, relinquishing Roman provinces beyond the Tigris, and restored privileges to the Christians
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(ˈdʒoʊ vi ən)

1. of or pertaining to the Roman god Jupiter.
2. of or pertaining to the planet Jupiter.
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Adj.1.Jovian - of or pertaining to or characteristic of or resembling the planet Jupiter; "Jovian satellites"
2.Jovian - of or pertaining to or befitting the Roman deity Jupiter; "Jovian thunderbolts"; "Jovian wrath"
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References in classic literature ?
It possesses zones of perpetual springs, summers, autumns, and winters; every Jovian may choose for himself what climate he likes, and there spend the whole of his life in security from all variations of temperature.
"We thought we might find a few more moons by covering the whole Jovian system in one exposure, which hadn't been done before." The researchers deliberately picked fields to image that would allow them to see Jupiter's moons without the bright light from the planet itself getting in the way.
For the first time, the hit series comes to the Asian shores and will be hosted by renowned Malaysian fashion designer Jovian Mandagie and Sabahan TV personality and actress Daphne Iking with the premiere of Say Yes to the Dress Asia.
The flyby was the spacecraft's fourth perijove pass, which brought it just 4,300 km (2,670 mi) above the Jovian cloudtops.
The decametric Jovian radio emissions (REDJ) are electromagnetic phenomena generated by synchrotron or cyclotron emission mechanism, due to the interaction of Jovian magnetic field with charged particles produced by the satellite Io or by particles close around its field.
Of the many symbolic references in the etching, one often cited is the magic square as a Jovian device used to counteract the unfavorable influence of Saturn.
Oil company Rockdale Resources (OTC PINK:BBLS) announced on Monday that it has completed the acquisition of 10% Working Interest (WI) in the 2,600 acre Slick Unit Dutcher Sands oil field (SUDS) in Oklahoma from SUDS Properties (SPL), a subsidiary of Houston-based Jovian Resources (Jovian), for an unknown amount.
The experiments are performed with round-off error control technique for ERKN64 integrator applied to the Jovian problem over a long interval of duration, as long as one million years, with the local error tolerances ranging from 10 -16 to 10- 8.
Plus scientists and engineers will brainstorm for a 2020s probe of the icecovered Jovian moon Europa, Discovery News reported.
Although definitive theories of the Jovian atmosphere must await future three-dimension measurements of Jupiter's atmospheric circulation, Gareth's innovative work on surface-driven theories have left a permanent imprint on the field.
Jupiter has four large satellite moons orbiting around it, known as the Galilean or Jovian moons.
Particularly striking is imagery describing the structure of the gas and ice giants (Jupiter through Neptune), such as droplets of helium and neon forming "a continuing drizzle" as they descend through storm eddies toward the Jovian interior.