Definition of Uranus

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) god of the heavens; son and husband of Gaea and father of the Titans in ancient mythology.

Exact synonyms: Ouranos
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Greek Deity



2. Noun. A giant planet with a ring of ice particles; the 7th planet from the sun has a blue-green color and many satellites. "Uranus was discovered by William Herschel in 1781"
Generic synonyms: Gas Giant, Jovian Planet, Outer Planet, Superior Planet
Group relationships: Solar System

Definition of Uranus

1. n. The son or husband of Gaia (Earth), and father of Chronos (Time) and the Titans.

2. n. The son or husband of Gaia (Earth), and father of Chronos (Time) and the Titans.

Definition of Uranus

1. Proper noun. (Greek god) The god of the sky and heavens, son and husband to Gaia, with whom he fathered the Titans and the Cyclops ¹

2. Proper noun. The seventh planet in our solar system, with twenty-seven known moons, discovered in 1781 by (w Sir William Herschel). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Uranus

1. 1. The son or husband of Gaia (Earth), and father of Chronos (Time) and the Titans. 2. One of the primary planets. It is about 1,800,000,000 miles from the sun, about 36,000 miles in diameter, and its period of revolution round the sun is nearly 84 of our years. This planet has also been called Herschel, from Sir William Herschel, who discovered it in 1781, and who named it Georgium Sidus, in honor of George III, then King of England. Origin: L. Uranus, Gr. O'yranos Uranus, o'yranos heaven, sky. Cf. Uranium. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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