Definitions for Aurora
əˈrɔr ə, əˈroʊr ə; əˈrɔr i, əˈroʊr iau·ro·ra
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Aurora.
dawn, dawning, morning, aurora, first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrownoun
the first light of day
"we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"
an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force
(Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos
An atmospheric phenomenon created by charged particles from the sun striking the upper atmosphere, creating coloured lights in the sky. It is usually named australis or borealis based on whether it is in the southern or northern hemispheres respectively.
Roman goddess of the dawn.
Roman goddess of the dawn; equivalent of the Greek Eos. Sister of Luna and Sol.
A female given name from Latin, in regular use since the 19th century.
94 Aurora, a main belt asteroid.
the Russian cruiser Aurora, a cruiser of Soviet Navy.
A town in Ontario, Canada; named for the goddess.
A town in Western Cape, South Africa; named for the goddess.
A town in Suriname.
A province of the Philippines; named for First Lady Aurora Quezon.
A suburb of Melbourne, Australia.
A historical district of Turin, Italy.
A locale in Brazil. A municipality of Ceará. A municipality of Santa Catarina.
A locale in the Philippines. A town in Isabela. A town in Zamboanga del Sur; named for Aurora Quezon.
A locale in the United States. A city in Colorado; named for the goddess. A city in Illinois, and suburb of Chicago; named for the goddess. A city in Ohio. A town in Erie County, New York. A city in Missouri; named for the goddess. A city, the county seat of Hamilton County, Nebraska; named for the city in Illinois. A city in Indiana; named for the goddess. A city in Minnesota. A city in Texas. A town in Florence County, Wisconsin. A town in Waushara County, Wisconsin. A city in Utah; named for the aurora borealis seen in the area. A city in Oregon; named for the daughter of the founder, Prussian-American mystic William Keil. A village in Cayuga County, New York. A town in South Dakota; named for the city in Illinois. A town in North Carolina. A town in Taylor County, Wisconsin. A census-designated place in West Virginia. A city in Iowa; named for the village of East Aurora, New York. A town in Maine; named for the goddess. A city in Kansas; named for the city in Illinois. A neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana. An unincorporated community in Arkansas. An unincorporated community in California. An unincorporated community in Kentucky. A ghost town in Nevada; named for the goddess. A ghost town in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. An unincorporated community in Washington County, Wisconsin.
Etymology: Apollo and Aurora by Gérard de Lairesse
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
On Indus’ smiling banks the rosy shower. James Thomson, Summ.
the rising light of the morning; the dawn of day; the redness of the sky just before the sun rises
the rise, dawn, or beginning
the Roman personification of the dawn of day; the goddess of the morning. The poets represented her a rising out of the ocean, in a chariot, with rosy fingers dropping gentle dew
a species of crowfoot
the aurora borealis or aurora australis (northern or southern lights)
Etymology: [L. aurora, for ausosa, akin to Gr. , , dawn, Skr. ushas, and E. east.]
The City of Aurora is a Home Rule Municipality in the U.S. state of Colorado, spanning Arapahoe and Adams counties, with the extreme southeastern portion of the city extending into Douglas County. Aurora is one of the principal cities of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city's population was 325,078 in the 2010 Census, which makes it the third most populous city in the state of Colorado and the 56th most populous city in the United States. Denver and Aurora are the principal cities of the Denver Metropolitan Area, which in 2007 had an estimated population of 2,464,866. However, Denver and Aurora combined make up less than half of the Metro Denver Area's population and Aurora has approximately half the population of Denver. The estimated population of Metropolitan Denver was 2,998,878 in 2007.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
aw-rō′ra, n. the dawn: in poetry, the goddess of dawn.—adjs. Aurō′ral, Aurō′rean.—adv. Aurō′rally. [Acc. to Curtius, a reduplicated form for ausosa; from a root seen in Sans. ush, to burn; cog. with Gr. ēōs, dawn, hēlios, the sun; Etruscan, Usil, the god of the sun.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a city in Illinois, U.S., 35 m. SW. of Chicago, said to have been the first town to light the streets with electricity.
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A luminous display seen in the northern heavens in the northern hemisphere, where it is the Aurora Borealis, and seen in the southern heavens in the southern hemisphere, where it is called Aurora Australis, or indifferently for either, the Aurora Polaris. It takes the form of pale luminous bands, rays and curtains varying in color. Near the poles they are very numerous. A French commission observed 150 auroras in 200 days. Their height is variously estimated at from 90 to 460 miles; they are most frequent at the equinoxes and least so at the solstices. There is a secular variation also, they attain a maximum of occurrence every 11 years together with sun spots, with a minimum 5 or 6 years after the maximum. There is also a period of 60 years, coincident with disturbances in the earth's magnetism. Various attempts have been made to account for them. They have a constant direction of arc with reference to the magnetic meridian (q. v.) and act upon the magnetic needle; in high latitudes they affect telegraph circuits violently. There is a strong probability that they represent electric currents or discharges. De la Rive considers them due to electric discharges between the earth and atmosphere, which electricities are separated by the action of the sun in equatorial regions. According to Balfour Stewart, auroras and earth currents.(q. v.) may be regarded as secondary currents due to small but rapid changes in the earth's magnetism. The subject is very obscure. Stewart treats the earth as representing the magnetic core of an induction coil, the lower air is the dielectric, and the upper rarefied and therefore conducting atmosphere is the secondary coil. This makes the aurora a phenomenon of induced currents. Then the sun may be regarded as the instigator of the primary changes in the earth's lines of force representing the primary of an induction coil. [Transcriber's note: Solar wind, streams of electrons and protons, interacting with the earth's magnetic field causes aurora. Neither electrons (1897) nor protons (1920) were known in 1892. The Soviet satellite Luna first measured the solar wind in 1959. Even today increased understanding of solar and auroral phenomenon continues.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The faint light which precedes sunrising. Also the mythological mother of the winds and stars.
A radiant display of light created and experienced in the night sky in a number of places on planet earth.
Scientists have yet to discover the accurate cause of the phenomenon that is the aurora which gives so much joy to people across planet earth.
Submitted by MaryC on November 4, 2015
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(Auro′ra), the goddess of the morning. She was daughter of Sol, the sun, and was the mother of the stars and winds. She is represented as riding in a splendid golden chariot drawn by white horses. The goddess loved Tithonus, and begged the gods to grant him immortality, but forgot to ask at the same time that he should not get old and decrepit. “Whose rosy fingers ope the gates of day.”
“... So soon as the all-cheering sun Should, in the farthest east, begin to draw The shady curtains of Aurora’s bed.” (Shakespeare.)
The numerical value of Aurora in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Aurora in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Some of the big ones, you can bet your mortgage on it that you will see the aurora, but the smaller ones are a little tougher for forecast.
The strongest part of the geomagnetic storm has passed and it probably won't be as strong on Monday night, so the main places to see Aurora will be in north Scotland.
Our company has a long history of donating to victims of violence, including Aurora, and in recent weeks, our parent company joined other business leaders to call on policymakers to enact bipartisan legislation to address this epidemic.
I've seen aurora, I've seen some volcano eruptions, but the total eclipse is still the most spectacular thing I've ever seen. And each one is unique.
You always think there's a tipping point. We thought that when Gabby was shot, you know, something would happen. With Sandy Hook, something would happen. With Aurora, something would happen. And it never did, but I think people recognizing who the victim was and what she represented and how kind and sweet and innocent she was, I think this time it's going to be different.
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- شفق قطبيArabic
- северно сияниеBulgarian
- auroraCatalan, Valencian
- polární zářeCzech
- αυγή, σέλαςGreek
- شفق قطبی, اروراPersian
- aurore polaire, auroreFrench
- זוֹהַר קוֹטבִיHebrew
- 極光, 오로라, 극광Korean
- tahunuiarangi, tahu-nui-a-rangiMāori
- polarlys, auroraNorwegian
- zorza polarnaPolish
- полярное сияние, северное сияниеRussian
- polarsken, auroraSwedish
- kutup ışığıTurkish
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