Definitions for jupiterˈdʒu pɪ tər
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Ju•pi•terˈdʒu pɪ tər(n.)
the supreme deity of the ancient Romans, associated with the sky and rain: identified with the Greek god Zeus.
the planet fifth in order from the sun, having an equatorial diameter of 88,729 mi. (142,796 km), a mean distance from the sun of 483.6 million mi. (778.3 million km), a period of revolution of 11.86 years, and at least 14 moons. It is the largest planet in the solar system, encircled by a series of rings similar to but smaller than those of Saturn.
the largest planet and the 5th from the sun; has many satellites and is one of the brightest objects in the night sky
(Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus
The fifth and by far the largest planet in the Solar System, a gas giant, represented by the symbol u2643 in astronomy. Jupiter is known for its Great Red Spot and many moons including the Galilean moons.
The King of the Gods, also called Jove. Equivalent to the Greek Zeus, Jupiter was one of the children of Saturn.
Origin: From Latin Iuppiter, literally ‘father Jove’, originally a vocative cognate with Greek Ζεῦ πάτερ (Zeu pater) ‘o father Zeus’.
the supreme deity, king of gods and men, and reputed to be the son of Saturn and Rhea; Jove. He corresponds to the Greek Zeus
one of the planets, being the brightest except Venus, and the largest of them all, its mean diameter being about 85,000 miles. It revolves about the sun in 4,332.6 days, at a mean distance of 5.2028 from the sun, the earth's mean distance being taken as unity
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
. See Zeus.
one of the exterior planets of the solar system, and the largest; revolves in an orbit outside that of the asteroids, at a mean distance from the sun of 480 millions of miles, completing its revolution round the sun in 4338 days, and taking 10 hours to revolve on its own axis; it is surrounded by belts considered to be openings in the cloudy atmosphere which invests it, and is accompanied by four moons, all nearly of the same size but at different distances, and with different periods of revolution round it; it is in volume 1300 times larger than that of the earth, while its weight is only 300 times that of the earth, is therefore less than one-fourth of the density of the earth.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
[IRC] To kill an IRC bot or user and then take its place by adopting its nick so that it cannot reconnect. Named after a particular IRC user who did this to NickServ, the robot in charge of preventing people from inadvertently using a nick claimed by another user. Now commonly shortened to jupe.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The fifth planet in order from the sun. It is one of the five outer planets of the solar system. Its sixteen natural satellites include Callisto, Europa, Ganymede, and Io.
Translations for jupiter
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a kind of very strong light often used to light up the outside of buildings etc
There were floodlights in the sports stadium.
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