sextan


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sextan

(ˈsɛkstən)
adj
(Pathology) (of a fever) marked by paroxysms that recur after an interval of five days
[C17: from Medieval Latin sextana (febris) (fever) of the sixth (day)]
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Le poete descend, sans guide ni palan, sans rive ni sextan ni clameur demeurant Et l'empreint de volcan l'ouvre d'une eau de sable (457).
De este modo, se diseno e implemento el sistema SEXTAN, este ano en fase de substitucion por un nuevo programa SEXTAN II, util para la extraccion semiautomatica de neologismos formales y el sistema LEGIMUS, actualmente tambien en proceso de substitucion por un nuevo sistema que no tiene aun nombre.
This division's laser gyro inertial units such as the Sextan and Totem are, or will be, fitted to as many different types of platforms as the Tiger helicopter, the Transall transport aeroplane or Ariane 5 space rocket.
The hypervelocity stars are mostly found in the Leo and Sextans constellations - we wondered why that is the case.
Se deben incluir, no obstante, en este criterio de seleccion metrologica dos de los tres divisores que formaban parte del conjunto: el sextans de Populonia (16 g) y un semis romano, la moneda mas antigua de las identificadas en el conjunto y, por tanto, de peso todavia elevado (25,02 g) (Arevalo Gonzalez y Marcos Alonso, 1998: 39), por lo que solo destaca en este hallazgo por su reducido modulo y escaso peso (7,79 g y 20,8 mm) un sextans romano.
Sculptor, Hydra, Sextans and Crater are lesser-known examples of what?
During the year, the planets appear in the 12 zodiac constellations, as well as in Cetus, Hydra, Ophiuchus, Orion and Sextans (Fig 4).
The system, known as AY Sextantis, is located about 4,400 light-years away in the constellation Sextans.
Within the past few weeks, Grant had turned his attention to faint local group galaxies, submitting images of Leo 2, Leo A and Sextans B.
December dawn is April in the evening sky: Orion setting, Leo overhead, Pupppis and Pyxis in the southwest, Hercules rising in the east, Cygnus in the northeast, Libra in the southeast, the Milky Way along the northern horizon, Centaurus, Corvus, Crater and Sextans along the southern tree line.
Polarissima 4Q2000 West Coast Sextans 4Q2000 since 1999) Triangulum 4Q2000 Zwicky 4Q1997, 4Q2000 Investors Name ([dagger]) Name Location Interview Altair Andromeda Northern America Aquarius Finland 2 Carina Finland 1 Sunflower United Kingdom 1 Triangulum Central Europe 1 Three others Antares Capricorn Finland 2 Centaurus U.