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ˈmɑr ʃənMar·tian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Martianadjective

    imaginary people who live on the planet Mars

  2. Martianadjective

    of or relating to the planet Mars (or its fictional inhabitants)


  1. Martiannoun

    An inhabitant of the planet Mars.

  2. Martianadjective

    Of or relating to the planet Mars.

    the Martian landscape

  3. Martianadjective

    Of or relating to Martians.

    a Martian invasion

  4. martianadjective

    Alternative letter-case form of Martian


  1. Martian

    A Martian is a native inhabitant of the planet Mars. Since there is no solid evidence of life there at present, all Martians known as of 2013 are fictional creatures. In science fiction, the term Martian could also refer to a human colonist born and raised on the planet Mars.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. martian

    A packet sent on a TCP/IP network with a source address of the test loopback interface []. This means that it will come back labeled with a source address that is clearly not of this earth. “The domain server is getting lots of packets from Mars. Does that gateway have a martian filter?” Compare Christmas tree packet, Godzillagram.

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  1. Martina

  2. tamarin

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Martian in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Martian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Martian in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Whelley:

    Each one of these eruptions would have had a significant climate impact — maybe the released gas made the atmosphere thicker or blocked the sun and made the atmosphere colder, modelers of the Martian climate will have some work to do to try to understand the impact of the volcanoes.

  2. Lujendra Ojha:

    This is a massive deposit, not only on a Martian scale, but also in terms of the solar system, because we do not know of any other deposit that is like this.

  3. Joseph Levy:

    What makes these sites so interesting is that they’re deep holes in the ground, It will take humans or better robots to look in many of the nooks and crannies and flip over the rocks that are the best candidates for preserving signs of life from the martian past.

  4. Tushar Mittal:

    Over time it would spread out and get wider, reaching the top of the Martian atmosphere in a few million years, when it would start losing material because stuff would keep raining down on Mars.

  5. Xu Dazhe:

    When I saw the U.S. film 'The Martian', which envisages China-U.S. cooperation on a Mars rescue mission under emergency circumstances, it shows that our U.S. counterparts very much hope to cooperate with us, however, it's very regrettable that, for reasons everyone is aware of, there are currently some impediments to cooperation.

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. dicotyledonous
    • B. askant
    • C. valetudinarian
    • D. motile

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