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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A periodic coment, discovered by Biela in 1826, which revolves around the sun in 6.6 years. The November meteors (Andromedes or Bielids) move in its orbit, and may be fragments of the comet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See comet.

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