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1. Greek Mythology A Titaness and sea goddess who was both sister and wife of Oceanus.
2. A satellite of Saturn.

[Latin Tēthys, from Greek Tēthus.]


(ˈtiːθɪs; ˈtɛθ-)
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a Titaness and sea goddess, wife of Oceanus


(ˈtiːθɪs; ˈtɛθ-)
(Celestial Objects) a large satellite of the planet Saturn


(ˈtiːθɪs; ˈtɛθ-)
(Placename) the sea that lay between Laurasia and Gondwanaland, the two supercontinents formed by the first split of the larger supercontinent Pangaea. The Tethys Sea can be regarded as the predecessor of today's smaller Mediterranean. See also Pangaea


(ˈti θɪs)

(in Greek myth) a Titan, the wife of Oceanus and mother of the Oceanids.
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Noun1.Tethys - (Greek mythology) a Titaness and sea goddess; wife of Oceanus
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
2.Tethys - type genus of the family AplysiidaeTethys - type genus of the family Aplysiidae
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
Aplysia punctata, sea hare - naked marine gastropod having a soft body with reduced internal shell and two pairs of ear-like tentacles
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But afterwards she lay with Heaven and bare deep-swirling Oceanus, Coeus and Crius and Hyperion and Iapetus, Theia and Rhea, Themis and Mnemosyne and gold-crowned Phoebe and lovely Tethys.
334-345) And Tethys bare to Ocean eddying rivers, Nilus, and Alpheus, and deep-swirling Eridanus, Strymon, and Meander, and the fair stream of Ister, and Phasis, and Rhesus, and the silver eddies of Achelous, Nessus, and Rhodius, Haliacmon, and Heptaporus, Granicus, and Aesepus, and holy Simois, and Peneus, and Hermus, and Caicus fair stream, and great Sangarius, Ladon, Parthenius, Euenus, Ardescus, and divine Scamander.
And as many other rivers are there, babbling as they flow, sons of Ocean, whom queenly Tethys bare, but their names it is hard for a mortal man to tell, but people know those by which they severally dwell.
Swedish oil company Tethys Oil AB (STO:TETY) announced on Monday that under current market conditions and production assumptions, it expects that its 2018 investments for the operations in Oman will amount to USD53-m to USD62m.
Tethys Petroleum Limited ("Tethys" or the "Company") today announces an update of its gas drilling program.
Muscat: Tethys Oil, a Swedish oil firm, said the company will be issued an exploration licence to develop an onshore block (49) in the south-west of Oman.
Tethys Oil, a Swedish energy company, said that it will be awarded a new exploration license for onshore Block 49 by Oman's Ministry of Oil and Gas of the Sultanate of Oman.
a for orthophragminids zonation in peri-Mediterranean Tethys i.
Although Tethys and Janus both orbit Saturn and are both made of more or less the same materials, they are very different worlds.
25 September 2015 - UK-based, Caspian-focused exploration and production company Nostrum Oil and Gas PLC (LSE: NOG) and Canada-based Tethys Petroleum Ltd.
The forerunner of the Indian Ocean, called the Tethys Ocean, shrank around this time as the early African and Eurasian continents drifted together.
Tethys Petroleum said that gas production at its Kazakhstan assets has more than doubled after a new phase of shallow gas output came on stream.