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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Big Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Charles's Wain, Wain, Wagonnoun

    a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major

  2. roller coaster, big dipper, chute-the-chutenoun

    elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)

Wiktionary

  1. Big Dippernoun

    A bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky, said to resemble a ladle or cart. It is part of the constellation Ursa Major and includes the stars Mizar, Dubhe, and Alkaid.

  2. big dippernoun

    An alternative term for a rollercoaster.

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  1. Big Dipper

    The Big Dipper, also known as the Plough or the Saptarishi, is an asterism of seven stars that has been recognized as a distinct grouping in many cultures from time immemorial. The component stars are the seven brightest of the formal constellation Ursa Major. The North Star, the current northern pole star on Earth, can be located by using it. Polaris is part of the "Little Dipper", Ursa Minor.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of big dipper in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of big dipper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of big dipper in a Sentence

  1. Nick Lake:

    Even that relatively short period of time renders the Teapot in Sagittarius (a bright pattern to look for in the sky) and the Big Dipper unrecognizable.

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