from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Roman Mythology The goddess of agriculture.
- n. A dwarf planet orbiting in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The Roman goddess of agriculture; equivalent to the Greek goddess Demeter.
- proper n. A celestial body orbiting between Mars and Jupiter, the largest asteroid and innermost dwarf planet; officially called 1 Ceres.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The daughter of Saturn and Ops or Rhea, the goddess of corn and tillage.
- n. The first discovered asteroid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In class. myth., the name given by the Romans to the Greek goddess Demeter, whose worship they adopted with some subordinate differences.
- n. An asteroid discovered by Piazzi at Palermo, Sicily, in 1801.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Roman mythology) goddess of agriculture; counterpart of Greek Demeter
- n. the largest asteroid and the first discovered
[Enter Ceres, in likeness of a stately woman, bearing poppies and ears of wheat in her hands, and crowned with a wreath of flowers and berries.] _Ceres_: What! loose, and chatting here at play,
CERES -- A 35-year-old Ceres woman whose arm was severed as she cleaned a Hershey chocolate factory machine will get $100,000 in exchange for criminal charges being dropped against the company, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
CERES - East Union No. 1Tyler Ward won 6-0 and 6-2, and fell 6-4 to Ceres 'No. 1 Thursday in a
Ceres is a planet, and it is orders of magnitude easier and cheaper to get to the surface of Ceres and back to Earth than it is to get to the surface of Mars and back to Earth.
Spent some time in Ceres … To be honest … they run a machine.
However, Ceres is a landing, not a rendezvous target, something very different.
Going to Mars or to Ceres is an exciting endeavor and I certainly support those goals.
The water may be green and spaceships may be landing on a regular basis, but New Ceres is a planet firmly entrenched in Eighteenth Century culture.
The Dawn mission to asteroid Vesta and dwarf planet Ceres is managed and operated by JPL for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The University of California, Los Angeles, is responsible for overall Dawn mission science.
These pics do not resemble ANY farms in CERES and our seasonal harvesting does not match the date of pics taken - i can only be possible in the Northern Hemiphere, and not Ceres is in SOUTH Africa - (Emphasis on south!)
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