Definitions for uranusˈyʊər ə nəs, yʊˈreɪ-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
U•ra•nusˈyʊər ə nəs, yʊˈreɪ-(n.)
the planet seventh in order from the sun, having an equatorial diameter of 32,600 miles (56,460 km), a mean distance from the sun of 1,784 million miles (2871 million km), a period of revolution of 84.07 years, and 15 known moons.
(in Greek myth) a personification of the sky, engendered by Gaea, with whom Uranus mates to produce the Cyclopes and Titans.
Origin of Uranus:
< Gk ouranós sky
(Greek mythology) god of the heavens; son and husband of Gaea and father of the Titans in ancient mythology
a giant planet with a ring of ice particles; the 7th planet from the sun has a blue-green color and many satellites
"Uranus was discovered by William Herschel in 1781"
The god of the sky and heavens, son and husband to Gaia, with whom he fathered the Titans and the Cyclops
The seventh planet in our solar system, with twenty-seven known moons, discovered in 1781 by Sir William Herschel.
Origin: Οὐρανός, from οὐρανός
the son or husband of Gaia (Earth), and father of Chronos (Time) and the Titans
one of the primary planets. It is about 1,800,000,000 miles from the sun, about 36,000 miles in diameter, and its period of revolution round the sun is nearly 84 of our years
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a planet, the outermost but one of the solar system, is 1770 millions of miles from the sun, takes 30,686 of our days, or 84 of our years, to revolve round it, has four times the diameter of the earth, and is accompanied by four moons; it was discovered in 1781 by Herschel, and called by him Georgium Sidus in honour of George III.
in the Greek mythology the son of Gaia (the Earth), and by her the father of the Titans; he hated his children, and at birth thrust them down to Tartarus, to the grief of Gaia, at whose instigation Kronos, the youngest born, unmanned him, and seized the throne of the Universe, to be himself supplanted in turn by his son Zeus.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The seventh planet in order from the sun. It is one of the five outer planets of the solar system. It has five known natural satellites.