Ursa+Minor

  • 1Ursa Minor — Ursa Ur sa, n. [L. ursa a she bear, also, a constellation, fem. of ursus a bear. Cf. {Arctic}.] (Astron.) Either one of the Bears. See the Phrases below. [1913 Webster] {Ursa Major} [L.], the Great Bear, one of the most conspicuous of the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Ursa Minor — n. [L, lit., Little Bear] a N constellation surrounded by Draco and containing the north celestial pole and the Little Dipper; the Little Bear or the Bear: see also POLARIS …

    English World dictionary

  • 3Ursa Minor — Infobox Constellation name =Ursa minor abbreviation = UMi genitive = Ursae Minoris symbology = The Little Bear RA = 15 dec= +75 areatotal = 256 arearank = 56th numbermainstars = 7 numberbfstars = 23 numberstarsplanets = 1 numberbrightstars = 2… …

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  • 4Ursa Minor — Daten des Sternbildes Kleiner Bär Deutscher Name Kleiner Bär, Kleiner Wagen Lateinischer Name Ursa Minor Lateinischer Genitiv Ursae Minoris Lateinische Abkürzung UMi Lage am Himmelsnordpol …

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  • 5Ursa minor — Daten des Sternbildes Kleiner Bär Deutscher Name Kleiner Bär, Kleiner Wagen Lateinischer Name Ursa Minor Lateinischer Genitiv Ursae Minoris Lateinische Abkürzung UMi Lage am Himmelsnordpol …

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  • 6Ursa Minor — n. = the Little Bear (see BEAR(2)). Etymology: L, = lesser bear * * * Ursa Minor 7 [ˌɜːsə ˈmaɪnə(r)] [ˌɜːrsə] (also the ˌLittle ˈBear …

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  • 7Ursa Minor — Bear Bear (b[^a]r), n. [OE. bere, AS. bera; akin to D. beer, OHG. bero, pero, G. b[ a]r, Icel. & Sw. bj[ o]rn, and possibly to L. fera wild beast, Gr. fh r beast, Skr. bhalla bear.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any species of the genus {Ursus},… …

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  • 8Ursa Minor — /ɜsə ˈmaɪnə/ (say ersuh muynuh) noun (genitive Ursae Minoris /ɜsi məˈnɔrəs/ (say ersee muh nawruhs)) a northern constellation containing the stars forming the Little Dipper, the outermost of which (at the end of the tail of Ursa Minor) is Polaris …

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  • 9Ursa Minor — Ursa Mi|nor a group of stars in the northern sky, close to Ursa Major, which can easily be seen from Earth, and which includes the ↑Pole Star. It is also called the Little Bear or (in the US) the Little Dipper …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10Ursa Minor — Kleiner Wagen; Kleiner Bär * * * Ụrsa Minor   [lateinisch], das Sternbild Kleiner Bär …

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  • 11Ursa Minor — noun Etymology: Latin (genitive Ursae Minoris), literally, lesser bear Date: 1638 a constellation that includes the north pole of the heavens and the stars which form the Little Dipper with the North Star at the tip of the handle called also… …

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  • 12Ursa Minor — /err seuh muy neuhr/, gen. Ursae Minoris /err see mi nawr is, nohr /. Astron. the Little or Lesser Bear, the northernmost constellation, containing the stars that form the Little Dipper, the outermost of which, at the end of the handle, is… …

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  • 13Ursa Minor — noun A circumpolar constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a bear. It includes the familiar asterism the Little Dipper and, as part of it, the northern pole star Polaris. See Also: UMi …

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  • 14URSA MINOR —    the Lesser Bear, an inconspicuous constellation, the pole star forming the tip of the tail …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 15Ursa Minor — constellation of stars in the northern sky …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16ursa minor — [L.] (Astron.) The Little Bear, the Lesser Bear …

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  • 17Ursa Minor — Ur•sa Mi•nor [[t]ˈɜr sə ˈmaɪ nər[/t]] n. gen. Ur•sae Mi•nor•is [[t]ˈɜr si mɪˈnɔr ɪs, ˈnoʊr [/t]] astron. the Little or Lesser Bear, the northernmost constellation, containing the stars that form the Little Dipper, the outermost of which, at the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18Ursa Minor (disambiguation) — Ursa Minor ( little bear ) may refer to:* Ursa Minor, a constellation of stars. * Ursa Minor, a cave in Sequoia National Park, discovered in August 2006 …

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  • 19Ursa Minor (cave) — Ursa Minor Cave = Ursa Minor Cave is part of Sequoia National Park, a naturally formed system of caves in California s Sierra Nevada mountains. The cave was discovered in August 2006 by four amateur cave explorers, who found a grapefruit sized… …

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  • 20Ursa Minor Dwarf — Infobox Galaxy caption = Ursa Minor Dwarf on DSS2, 0.6° view name = Ursa Minor Dwarf epoch = J2000 type = Ecite web title=NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database work=Results for Ursa Minor Dwarf url=http://nedwww.ipac.caltech.edu/ accessdate=2006 11 29 …

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