Lyra


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Ly·ra

 (lī′rə)
n.
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cygnus and Hercules and containing Vega.

[Latin, from lyra, lyre; see lyre.]

Lyra

(ˈlaɪərə)
n, Latin genitive Lyrae (ˈlaɪəriː)
(Astronomy) a small constellation in the N hemisphere lying near Cygnus and Draco and containing the star Vega, an eclipsing binary (Beta Lyrae), a planetary nebula (the Ring Nebula), and a variable star, RR Lyrae

Ly•ra

(ˈlaɪ rə)

n., gen. -rae (-ri)
the Lyre, a northern constellation between Cygnus and Hercules, containing the bright star Vega.

Ly·ra

(lī′rə)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cygnus and Hercules.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lyra - a small constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus and DracoLyra - a small constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus and Draco; contains the star Vega
Vega - the brightest star in the constellation Lyra
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They are the earthly counterparts of the heavenly lovers, the Cow-herd and the Spinning-maid in the constellations of Lyra and Aquila.
Una de las hipotesis, podria ser, entonces, que los cuentos de tio Conejo son producto de una adaptacion (bastante) libre de Carmen Lyra de los cuentos de Joel Chandler Harris, el cual se senala en la nota de presentacion del cuento como recolector de la tradicion popular.
At the end of this book, Lyra's father creates a bridge from their world to another; in the next volume, Will and Lyra discover a knife that can cut windows into other worlds, and they travel through many of these worlds in their discovery of themselves and their relationships with their daemons and each other.
Lyra says, however, that only some preparations have taken place in discussions between Finnish and Swedish officials and no final decision for the move has yet been taken.
We are very pleased to have received FDA clearance to market our Lyra for permanent hair reduction," said Eric Reuter, Laserscope President and CEO.
In search of the spiritual meaning of Dust in the mysterious north, Lyra finds herself led to a parallel universe.
Occupying center stage, Lyra plays its heavenly anthem in honor of Orpheus, who once owned this musical instrument.
Now, however, new evidence from a Lyra survey shows a significant percentage of households already own more than one PC and printer, and that multiple ownership appears to be a trend on which vendors should be trying to capitalize.
He will do this while interpreting selected parts of one of the most important Bach works, the Suites for Solo Cello, on the four-string Cretan lyra.
Events happen simultaneously to the main characters, but Lyra and Gemma are in few scenes together.
Reminiscent of Kate Bush and Florence and the Machine, Lyra has begun to carve out a niche for herself due to her distinctive vocal style.
Delivery of the new ion column for SEM LYRA 3, including additional equipment and control software and related installation of the required components on the existing scanning electron microscope Tescan Lyra 3 XMH (S / N: MI3231471CZ) owned by the contracting authority.