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Mars

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Mars \Mars\ (m[aum]rz), prop. n. [L. Mars, gen. Martis, archaic Mavors, gen. Mavortis.]

1. (Rom. Myth.) The god of war and husbandry.

2. (Astron.) One of the planets of the solar system, the fourth in order from the sun, or the next beyond the earth, having a diameter of about 4,200 miles, a period of 687 days, and a mean distance of 141,000,000 miles. It is conspicuous for the redness of its light.

3. (Alchemy) The metallic element iron, the symbol of which [male] was the same as that of the planet Mars. [Archaic] --Chaucer.

{Mars brown}, a bright, somewhat yellowish, brown.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

Mars

noun

1: a small reddish planet that is the 4th from the sun and is periodically visible to the naked eye; minerals rich in iron cover its surface and are responsible for its characteristic color; "Mars has two satellites" [syn: {Mars}, {Red Planet}]

2: (Roman mythology) Roman god of war and agriculture; father of Romulus and Remus; counterpart of Greek Ares


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This is a Thumbnail of the particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT above. The really fine print is not legible, but if it's slightly oversized, it can be read in the thumbnail. Generally, in the thumbnail, you can't read the fine print. In the fine print I say that I'm using all of these copyrighted and trademarked seals and logos and images without the permission of the intellectual property owners. I am stating that these parties are not endorsing my website and that I am not related to them in any capacity. I state that my ideas and suggestions might affect them or might be related to their industries or areas of interests and that I am addressing these parties and institutions.

I allow commentary on the home page and variants of "Cool." I may not stay with DISQUS but right now it suits me - at least in these places.

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