HyperDic: neptune

English > 2 senses of the word Neptune:
NOUNperson Neptune(Roman mythology) god of the sea
objectNeptunea giant planet with a ring of ice particles
Neptune > pronunciation
Soundsneh'ptuwn
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English > Neptune: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Roman mythology) god of the sea; counterpart of Greek Poseidon.
CategoryRoman mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Romans
Instance ofRoman deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Romans
SpanishNeptuno
CatalanNeptú
English > Neptune: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA giant planet with a ring of ice particles; the 8th planet from the sun is the most remote of the gas giants.
Instance ofJovian planet, gas giantAny of the four outermost planets in the solar system
outer planet(astronomy) a major planet whose orbit is outside the asteroid belt (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto)
superior planetAny of the planets whose orbit lies outside the earth's orbit
Member ofsolar systemThe sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field
Spanishneptuno, Neptuno
Catalanneptú, Neptú

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