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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jupiter, Jovenoun

    (Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus


  1. Jovenoun

    Jupiter, god of the sky.

  2. Etymology: From Iove, ablative of Iovis.


  1. JOVE

    JOVE (Jonathan's Own Version of Emacs) is an open-source, Emacs-like text editor, primarily intended for Unix-like operating systems. It also supports MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows. JOVE was inspired by Gosling Emacs but is much smaller and simpler, lacking Mocklisp. It was originally created in 1983 by Jonathan Payne while at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School in Massachusetts, United States on a PDP-11 minicomputer. JOVE was distributed with several releases of BSD Unix, including 2.9BSD, 4.3BSD-Reno and 4.4BSD-Lite2. As of 2022, the latest development release of JOVE is version; the stable version is 4.16. Unlike GNU Emacs, JOVE does not support UTF-8.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jovenoun

    the chief divinity of the ancient Romans; Jupiter

  2. Jovenoun

    the planet Jupiter

  3. Jovenoun

    the metal tin

  4. Etymology: [L. Jupiter, gen. Jovis, OL. Jovis, nom. & gen. for Djovis; akin to E. Tuesday. See Tuesday, and cf. Jupiter.]

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  1. Jove

    A very general name of Jupiter.

    “From the great father of the gods above My muse begins, for all is full of Jove.” (Virgil.)

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  1. JOVE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Jove is ranked #55962 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Jove surname appeared 366 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Jove.

    60.6% or 222 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    22.9% or 84 total occurrences were Asian.
    10.6% or 39 total occurrences were White.
    4.1% or 15 total occurrences were Black.
    1.6% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of JOVE in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of JOVE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of JOVE in a Sentence

  1. James Joyce:

    When the Irishman is found outside of Ireland in another environment, he very often becomes a respected man. The economic and intellectual conditions that prevail in his own country do not permit the development of individuality. No one who has any self-respect stays in Ireland, but flees afar as though from a country that has undergone the visitation of an angered Jove.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    O, now, for ever Farewell the tranquil mind farewell content Farewell the plumed troop and the big wars That make ambition virtue O, farewell Farewell the neighing steed and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner, and all quality, Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war And, O you mortal engines, whose rude throats The immortal Jove's dread clamours counterfeit, Farewell Othello's occupation's gone

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