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  • Sire, was I ere I saw Eris?
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Video footage: Artistic conception of the tenth discovered planet in our solar system. Eris is larger than and orbits 3 times as far from the sun as Pluto. Eris is considered a "plutoid", or "dwarf planet".
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Definition of the noun eris

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noun - plural: Erises

  1. (Greek mythology) goddess of discord; sister of Ares


  1. Eris is the Greek goddess of chaos, strife and discord. Her name is the equivalent of Latin Discordia, which means "discord". Eris' Greek opposite is Harmonia, whose Latin counterpart is Concordia. Homer equated her with the war-goddess Enyo, whose Roman counterpart is Bellona. The dwarf planet Eris is named after the goddess, as is the religion Discordianism.
  2. Eris a.k.a. Discord is the fictional representation of the ancient Greek mythological goddess.
  3. Eris, the primary antagonist, an evil mermaid with an orange tail who was trapped in a whirlpool at the end of the Barbie in A Mermaid Tale. She is Calissa's evil younger sister and Merliah's aunt, who wants to dethrone Calissa and force others to worship her. To this end, she uses a new spell that forces everyone's worst nightmares to come true. Her own worst nightmare is having legs.
  4. Eris is a fictional character from the book Black Ships Before Troy.
  5. Eris a.k.a. Eris the Morning Star is a fictional character from the TV program Battle Spirits Saikyou Ginga Ultimate Zero.


"Eris" is a 2012 short, drama film written and directed by Claire Hooper.


"Eris" is a musical album of Baku Llama.

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  1. Eris is the most massive known dwarf planet in the Solar System and the ninth most massive body known to directly orbit the Sun. It is estimated to be 2,326 ± 12 kilometres in diameter, and 27% more massive than Pluto, or about 0.27% of the Earth's mass.
    • also known as 136199 Eris, 2003 UB 313
  2. Eris is a computer simulation of the Milky Way galaxy's physics. It was done by astrophysicists from the Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland and University of California, Santa Cruz. The simulation project was undertaken at the NASA Advanced Supercomputer Division’s Pleiades and the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre for nearly eight months, which would have otherwise taken 570 years in a personal computer. The Eris simulation is the first successful detailed simulation of a Milky Way like galaxy. The results of the simulation were announced in August 2011.

Phrases with Eris

Phrases starting with the word Eris:

  1. Eris rufa
  2. Eris Bella
  3. Eris flava
  4. Eris Pinea
  5. Eris Jubata
  6. Eris valida
  7. Eris bulbosa
  8. Eris riedeli
  9. Eris Aurantia
  10. Eris Aurigera
  11. Eris Barbatus
  12. Eris Barbipes
  13. Eris Nervosus
  14. Eris Perpacta
  15. Eris perpasta
  16. Eris tricolor

Phrases ending with the word Eris:

  1. Genus Eris
  2. Colotis Eris
  3. Species Eris
  4. Cymothoe Eris

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Eris

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Google previewUniverse: First 100 Lessons (2016)

by Graeme Partington

Dwarf planet Eris is the largest known Scattered Disk Object. The first object to become identified in this region occurred ...

Google previewFinding Our Center (2009)

An Astrological and Cosmological View of Our Time by Heather M Ensworth Ph D

Eris is a trans-Neptunian body orbiting the Sun just beyond the Kuiper belt.

Google previewNietzsche and the Origin of Virtue (2005)

by Lester H. Hunt

Such an Eris is a good friend to mortals. Even the potter resents the potter, and the craftsman resents the craftsman;

Google previewStorm in the Mountains (Turning Creek 2) (2015)

by Michelle Boule

Eris - Eris is the personification of ...

Google previewThe Inverted Bowl (2010)

Introductory Accounts of the Universe and Its Life by G. H. A. Cole

Eris is the largest body found so far in the belt with a mass some 27% greater than Pluto. Other possible dwarf planets are Sedna, Orcus, Quaoar ...

Google previewWhat is Philosophy? (1994)

by Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari

*See translator's introduction *Eris is the Greek divinity of discord, conflict, and strife, 19 What Is a ...

Google previewThen God created the Solar System

by MJ IntelliChristian

Orbit around Pluto: 58,000 miles ERIS Eris is a dwarf planet. It was put into a special classification of dwarf planets, a plutoid, after the demoted Pluto. It orbits the Sun beyond the radius of the eight official planets, at a distance about twice that ...

Google previewThe Theory of the Sublime from Longinus to Kant (2017)

by Robert Doran

The good eris is the motivational source of human achievement, a productive rivalry that incites effort toward (socially) beneficial ends. One could describe the bad and the good eris respectively as conflict and competition. The first engenders ...

Google previewDeep Space Propulsion (2011)

A Roadmap to Interstellar Flight by K. F. Long

Eris is the largest object in the Kuiper Belt so far discovered, with a diameter of around 2,413 km (larger than Pluto), and is located 10 billion km from the Sun. It has an orbital period of around 560 Earth years. It is an interesting world, thought ...

Google previewOur New Solar System (2010)

A Puppet Show. by Jennifer Lawson

While Eris is the size of your moon and is the furthest planet away, it orbits the sun every 577years and a day is 8 hours long. It's super cold for six months of the year and it has one moon.” 23 “In other solar systems, your people have found ...

Google previewInternational Year of Astronomy 2009 (2009)

Eris is the largest known dwarf planet in the ...

Google previewDwarf Planets (2010)

by Fran Howard

Eris is the largest-known dwarf planet. Scientists believe its surface. 1313.

Google previewScore Higher on the Ukcat (2016)

by Brian Holmes, Marianna Parker, Katie Hunt

Eris is the smallest dwarf planet in the Solar System. B. Neptune is further from the sun than Pluto is. C. Makemake was discovered after Eris. D. Neptune and Pluto are the only planets whose orbits intersect. Answer: Again, there is no ...

Google previewPhysical Geology: The Science of Earth, 2nd Edition (2014)

by Charles Fletcher

Eris is an object in the scattered disk region, which overlaps with the Kuiper belt, but extends farther into space and is not confined to the plane of the ecliptic. • Ceres is the fifth dwarf planet. It is a large asteroid located in the asteroid belt.

Google previewThe Dictionary of SDI (1988)

by Harry Waldman

exoatmospheric reentry-vehicle interceptor subsystem (ERIS): The major SDI experimental program that is looking at the possibilities of intercepting ballistic missile warheads above ...

Google previewSpace Encyclopedia (2013)

A Tour of Our Solar System and Beyond by David A. Aguilar, Christine Pulliam, Patricia Daniels

Eris was discovered in 2005. It has an orbit that goes through the Kuiper belt but also extends beyond it —nine billion miles (I4 billion km) from the sun. Eris orbits the sun about every 560 Earth years! It's about the same size as Pluto and has a ...

Google previewThe Star Trek Encyclopedia (2011)

by Michael Okuda, Denise Okuda, Debbie Mirek

Eris. (Molly Hagen). Dominion agent. Eris encountered Commander Benjamin Sisko on a planet in the Gamma Quadrant in ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism (2013)

by Carol Diethe

Instead of this being accompanied by the usual head of Zeus on the lead plate, the entry in Works and Days goes straight to the argument about Eris, the Janus-faced goddess of envy. Hesiod states, “One should praise the ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1851)

A Dictionary of Medical Science ... by Robley Dunglison

Adian'tum Capil'lus Ven'eris, A. Coriandri- fo'lium seu Nigrum, ...

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Eris Meaning

Video shows what Eris means. The goddess of discord, confusion, and strife, keeper of the golden Apple of Discord which she threw into the wedding of Peleus ...

Quotes about Eris

the accidental lack of concern
strikes me so deep for
i feel instinctually
as close to you as to i
waving frantically with my eyes
seeing your blank looks into space
closed into yourself
in isolation of yourself
i become lost in reference (Eris Stimmung)
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Scrabble value of E1R1I1S1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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