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Venus

Venus appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Suneva, Nina is sure Russian in a Venus.
  • Sun a rude vase nut pen; Saturn is Mars, uneven if as acidic as a fine Venus: rams in rut as Neptune saved Uranus.
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Venus is sometimes a misspelling of genius.

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Definition of the noun venus

What does venus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • venus: venuses
  • Venus: Venuses

  1. the second nearest planet to the sun; it is peculiar in that its rotation is slow and retrograde (in the opposite sense of the Earth and all other planets except Uranus); it is visible from Earth as an early `morning star' or an `evening star'
    • example: before it was known that they were the same object the evening star was called Venus and the morning star was called Lucifer
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • instance of: inferior planet = any of the planets whose orbit lies inside the earth's orbit; terrestrial planet = a planet having a compact rocky surface like the Earth's
    • member of: solar system = the sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field
  2. goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • scientific name: Urania
    • instance of: Roman deity = a deity worshipped by the ancient Romans
    • observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
      map of observational data from the GBIF
      Count per one degree cell
      1 - 9
      10 - 99
      100 - 999
      1000 - 9999
      10000 - 99999
      100000+
  3. type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells

Alternative definition of the noun venus

noun

  1. Any of the bivalve molluscs in the genus Venus or family Veneridae.

Characters

  1. Venus is the Roman goddess whose functions encompassed love, beauty, sex, fertility, prosperity and desire. In Roman mythology, she was the mother of the Roman people through her son, Aeneas, who survived the fall of Troy and fled to Italy. Julius Caesar claimed her as his ancestor. Venus was central to many religious festivals, and was venerated in Roman religion under numerous cult titles.
  2. Venus, Venus de Milo, or Mei Pieh Chi is a fictional character within the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. Her bandana is Aqua colored and is braided in the back to resemble a ponytail. She appears in the television series Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation, as well as a few books. She is the only turtle named after a work of art, and not an artist,.
  3. Venus is the name of two fictional characters appearing in Marvel Comics. The first originally based on the goddess Venus from Roman and Greek mythology was retconned to actually be a siren that only resembles the goddess. The second is stated to be the true goddess, who now wishes only to be referred to by her Greek name, Aphrodite. The similarities between the two characters are a point of conflict in the comics. Venus was ranked eighth in Comics Buyer's Guide's "100 Sexiest Women in Comics" list, although this list does not specify which version of the character was chosen.
  4. Venus is a fictional character, opera character, book character, film character, theater character.

There are other characters with in their name, like venus a, Venus Envy, Black Venus, Venus Smith, Sailor Venus, Venus Flytrap, Venus Johnson, Princess Venus, Venus Dee Milo, Venus Bluegenes, Venus Ardanowski.

Writings

  1. "Venus" is a play by Suzan-Lori Parks.
    • subject: Drama
  2. "Venus" is a science fiction novel by Ben Bova, part of the Grand Tour novel series and first published in the year 2000. The story follows Van Humphries, the son of the ruthless tycoon Martin Humphries, and his experiences on Venus.
    • also known as "Venus (The Grand Tour)"
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Speculative fiction
    • subjects: Space opera, Venus
    • copyright: 2000-02
    • released in (16 years ago)

Films

  1. "Venus" is a 2006 British comedy-drama film starring Peter O'Toole, Leslie Phillips, Vanessa Redgrave and Jodie Whittaker. It is directed by Roger Michell and written by Hanif Kureishi.
  2. Venus is an Israeli TV mini-series directed by Gur Bentwich.
    • also known as Tropic of Venus, Besiman Venus
    • begun on (10 years ago)
    • regular cast: Yehuda Levi as Yoav Neuman
  3. "Venus" is a 2010 animated short film written by Sissel D. Thomsen and directed by Tor Fruergaard.
  4. "Venus" is a 2010 short film written and directed by Jessica Oreck.
  5. "Venus" is a 2013 short narrative film directed by Blake Bassett.
  6. "Venus" is a drama film directed by Yuzuru Hayakawa.
    • also known as Kinsei
    • country: Japan
    • language: Japanese Language
    • genre: Drama
    • rating: G
    • released on (4 years ago)

Music

  1. "Venus" is a 1969 song by the Dutch band Shocking Blue which the group took to number one in nine countries in 1970.
  2. "Venus" is a song by American recording artist Lady Gaga from her third studio album, Artpop. It appears as the second track on the album. It was written by Gaga, along with Paul "DJ White Shadow" Blair, Hugo Leclercq, Dino Zisis, Nick Monson, and Sun Ra, and produced by Gaga herself. Originally intended as the second single from the album, it was released as the first promotional single from it on October 28, 2013 on iTunes Store, after the positive reception of "Do What U Want", which was planned to be a promotional single only.
  3. "Venus" is a song written by Ed Marshall and Peter DeAngelis. The most successful and best-known recording of the track was done by Frankie Avalon and released in 1959.
  4. "Venus" is the first album by We Are The Fury. It was released on May 22, 2007.
  5. "Venus" is Tackey & Tsubasa's sixth single under the Avex Trax label.
  6. "Venus" is an album that won the award for International Single of the Year in the 1987 Juno Awards.
    • artist: Bananarama
    • released in (30 years ago)
    • award:
      • Juno Award for International Single of the Year nomination for Bananarama
      • Juno Award for International Single of the Year, received by Bananarama
  7. "Venus" a.k.a. "Vénus" is a composition, cataloged instance.

People

  1. Venus a.k.a. Angelica Costello is an American pornographic actress who was the Penthouse Pet of the Month for June 1999. She is often credited under the name Venus.
  2. Venus is the daughter of Solveig Dommartin.

There are other people with in their name, like Venus Lam, Venus Lux, Venus Raj, Adam Venus, Mark Venus, Miss Venus, Paul Venus, Venus Lacy, Venus Wong, Black Venus and many others.

Groups

  1. Venus was a band created in 1997 by five artists hailing from Brussels, Belgium. The original goal of the band was to create an original sound that expressed different emotions through several instruments including guitar, violin, double bass, organ, percussion, synth, and a host of others. Also using the scenography talents of former member Patric Carpentier to create visual emotion through their live performances. Although not well known in the United States they have had success with releases Beautiful Days and Wanda Wultz from their Capitol record label release in 2003, Vertigone. The single Beautiful Days was also a track featured in the film Immortel, which is based on the popular futuristic and Ancient Egyptian styled Enki Bilal comic series. The band's name is in reference and inspired from the Velvet Underground track, Venus in furs.
  2. Venus a.k.a. Vênus were a Brazilian heavy metal group from Teresina, active during the 1980s. They were the first band from the Brazilian Northeast to record a heavy metal album and were very influential on the local music scene.
  3. Venus is a musical group.
    • albums: "Való Világ 3", "A világ közepén", "Egy új érzés"
  4. VENUS is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Venus Hum, Neon Venus, Venus Envy, Venus Hill, Hello Venus, Intra Venus, Intra-Venus, Venus Beads, Venus Peter, Venus Volts, Visit Venus, Little Venus, Pocket Venus, Stereo Venus, Venus Diablo, Venus Infers, Venus de Milo, Venus Flytrap.

Places

  1. Venus is a town in Ellis and Johnson Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 2,960 in 2010.
  2. Venus is an unincorporated community in southeastern Highlands County, Florida, United States.
  3. Venus is a Venue in Manchester.
    • also known as Venus Nightclub Manchester, Venus Manchester
  4. VENUS is an Aviation waypoint.

There are other places with in their name, like Venus Bay and Venus Flytrap.

Miscellanea

  1. Venus is a super yacht designed by Philippe Starck's design company Ubik and built by Feadship for the entrepreneur Steve Jobs. However, Jobs died in October 2011, the yacht was unveiled a year later at a cost of more than €100 million.
  2. Venus is the name of Sirius XM Radio's Rhythmic Top 40 channel. The service dubuted on July 17, 2014.
  3. Venus is a twelve-story-high mural painting by Knox Martin on the south side of Bayview Correctional Facility at 19th Street and Eleventh Avenue in Manhattan, New York City.
  4. Venus is a 1996 theater production of the play by Suzan-Lori Parks.

Phrases with Venus

Phrases starting with the word Venus:

  1. Venus Cor
  2. Venus Nux
  3. Venus Afra
  4. Venus Alba
  5. Venus Alta
  6. Venus Lens
  7. Venus Lyra
  8. Venus Rufa

Phrases ending with the word Venus:

  1. Ford Venus
  2. King Venus
  3. Lily Venus
  4. Arcas Venus
  5. Downy Venus
  6. genus venus
  7. Milky Venus
  8. Pygmy Venus
  9. Pygmy-Venus
  10. Queen Venus
  11. Rigid Venus
  12. Texas Venus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Venus

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Google previewLight Years Away (2004)

The Whole Creation at a Glance by SudhirK Routray

Venus After Mercury, Venus is the second member of the solar system in terms of separation from the sun and our nearest planet. It is the hottest planet, due to its atmospheric compositions and special whether conditions. It is sixth largest ...

Google previewMapping Your Birthchart (2003)

Understanding Your Needs & Potential by Stephanie Jean Clement, Cosmic Patterns

Venus is a nearly perfect sphere and has a nearly perfect circular orbit. Because Venus is between the Earth and Sun, phases similar to those of the Moon are observable. Because of its atmosphere, a halo is visible at the time of the inferior ...

Google previewThe Rising Sign (2010)

Your Astrological Mask by Jeanne Avery

Venus is the planet that rules the sixth house of work, service, and health. Venus is the planet of beauty, sociability, charm, culture, graciousness, and ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Astrology (2000)

by Diane L. Cramer

Vaccines: Neptune Vagus nerve: Mercury Vagina: Scorpio Vaginitis: Mars in Scorpio Valve: Aquarius Vanadium: Jupiter, Saturn Varicose veins: Venus afflicted, Moon, Venus or Jupiter in Aquarius, Saturn in Aquarius or Gemini, afflictions to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology (2002)

by Dr Gwendolyn Leick

Venus The planet Venus is one of the great luminaries of the sky, appearing as the first star in the evening, and the last at dawn, when its brilliance alone illuminates the heavens. One or the other of these manifestations could be singled out for ...

Google previewThe Bedside Dream Dictionary (2007)

by Silvana Amar

Venus, the planet, may be seen rising in the east along with the sun and is known as the Morning Star. It also sets in the west and is the Evening Star. Due to the way this plant travels across the sky,it is often a symbol of death and rebirth.

Google previewA Dictionary of Correspondences, Representatives, and Significatives Derived from the Word of the Lord. Extracted from the Writings of E. Swedenborg. [Abridged Principally from The"Dictionary of Correspondences,"by G. Nicholson.] (1841)

by Emanuel Swedenborg, George NICHOLSON (Incumbent of Little Budworth.)

VENUs. The planet Venus in the idea of spirits and angels, appears to the left a little backwards, at some distance from our earth: it is said, in the idea of spirits, “ because neither the sun of this world, nor any planet appears to any spirit, but ...

Google previewParkers' Encyclopedia of Astrology (2012)

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Astrology by Derek Parker, Julia Parker

The complete table is as follows: Hour Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 Sun Moon Mars Mercury Jupiter Venus Saturn 2 Venus Saturn Sun Moon Mars Mercury Jupiter 3 Mercury Jupiter Venus Saturn Sun ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Astronomy (2012)

by Ian Ridpath

Venus in the same way, but if the stars are unresolved (as in a distant galaxy ) the velocity dispersion can be determined from Doppler broadening in the spectrum of the integrated starlight. velocity—distance relation The relationship ...

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Quotes about Venus

VENUS, take my votive glass:
Since I am not what I was,
What from this day I shall be,
Venus, let me never see. (Matthew Prior)
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Scrabble value of V4E1N1U1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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