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Gemini

Noun

1 (astrology) a person who is born while the sun in in Gemini [syn: Twin]
2 a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic
3 the third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20 [syn: Gemini the Twins, Twins]

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See also: gemini

English

Etymology

Latin gemini, plural of geminus

Pronunciation

  • /ˈdʒɛmɪnaɪ/ or'' /ˈdʒɛmɪniː/

Symbol

Proper noun

Gemini
  1. : A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a pair of twins. It contains the stars Castor and Pollux.
  2. : The Zodiac sign for the twins, covering May 22 - June 21.

Antonyms

Translations

constellation
astrological sign

Extensive Definition

Gemini may refer to
In astronomy and space exploration:
Places
In film, television, and theater: In music:
Other uses:
Gemini in Bulgarian: Джемини
Gemini in Czech: Gemini
Gemini in German: Gemini
Gemini in Estonian: Gemini (täpsustus)
Gemini in Spanish: Gemini
Gemini in French: Gemini
Gemini in Italian: Gemini
Gemini in Georgian: მარჩბივი
Gemini in Hungarian: Gemini
Gemini in Dutch: Gemini
Gemini in Japanese: ジェミニ
Gemini in Norwegian: Gemini
Gemini in Polish: Gemini
Gemini in Portuguese: Gemini
Gemini in Slovak: Gemini
Gemini in Finnish: Gemini
Gemini in Swedish: Gemini
Gemini in Vietnamese: Gemini (định hướng)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

ATDA, ATS, Alouette, Anna, Apollo, Ariel, Atlas-Score, Biosatellite, Castor and Pollux, Comsat, Cosmos, Courier, Diapason, Discoverer, ERS, Early Bird, Echo, Elektron, Explorer, GATV, Injun, Intelsat, Lofti, Luna, Lunar Orbiter, Lunik, Mariner, Mars probes, Mercury, Midas, Nimbus, OAO, OGO, OSO, Pageos, Pegasus, Pioneer, Proton, Ranger, Relay, Samos, San Marco, Secor, Siamese twins, Sputnik, Surveyor, Syncom, Telstar, Transit, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Twin Stars, Vanguard, Viking, Voskhod, WRESAT, Zond, artificial satellites, exact mates, fraternal twins, identical twins, pair of twins, spacecraft, twins
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