Uranian


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Uranian

(jʊˈreɪnɪən)
n
(Astronomy) a hypothetical inhabitant of the planet Uranus
adj
1. (Astronomy) of, occurring on, or relating to the planet Uranus
2. (Astronomy) of the heavens; celestial
3. (Astronomy) relating to astronomy; astronomical
4. (Classical Myth & Legend) (as an epithet of Aphrodite) heavenly; spiritual
5. (Classical Myth & Legend) of or relating to the Muse Urania

U•ra•ni•an

(yʊˈreɪ ni ən, -ˈreɪn yən)

adj.
pertaining to the planet Uranus.
[1835–45]
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Love, on the contrary--Love--the true, the divine Eros--the Uranian as distinguished from the Diona~an Venus--is unquestionably the purest and truest of all poetical themes.
This presents an exciting opportunity for the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope, which will be able provide vastly improved spectroscopic constraints on the Uranian rings in the coming decade.
In The Fanatics, Ed is an African American mothering man and putative Uranian who occupies a complicated social position in his predominantly white town.
This collision even explains the formation of inner Uranian moons.
For nearly a quarter of the Uranian year, the sun shines directly over each pole, causing the other half of the planet to be in a long dark winter.
If you are in a happy ongoing relationship, this Uranian energy won't harm that, but could bring a twosome an exciting new personal chapter, maybe a new location, a new home, or it could be that there'll be a business venture for a partner that draws you both into a fresh start.
In Uranian Monks (whose title uses a nineteenth-century pseudoscientific term coined by German writer and gay activist Karl Heinrich Ulrichs to describe homosexuality), two male bodies overlap and conjoin into a single contorted form, recalling the figures on a face card.
The various astronomy books I later consulted for definitive Uranian "facts" proved as disparate as Moore and I had been--though they confidently stated that any amateur observation of Uranus was pointless (save for brightness estimates) because of the planet's very small apparent size and the presumed inadequacy of amateur equipment.
Due to the "interaction between its masculine and feminine elements," Carpenter suggested, the "Uranian temperament" has a particular proclivity for producing members of the "artist class," the "teaching profession," and people who perform "philanthropic work" (102, 104, 106).
Water geysers erupt on Saturn's moon Enceladus; the Uranian moon Miranda exhibits towering ice cliffs; and the surface of Triton, Neptune's largest moon, has been resurfaced.
The masses of Uranus and its major satellites from Voyager tracking data and Earth based Uranian satellite data.
However, unlike the other main quartet of large Uranian moons, Miranda's orbit is inclined slightly.