American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The satellite of Saturn that is sixth in distance from the planet.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The innermost and smallest of the satellites of Saturn, revolving about its primary in 22 hours 37 minutes.
- n. [lowercase] In zoology, a golden-green South American beetle, Scarabæus mimas.
- From Ancient Greek Μίμᾱς (Mimās), earlier Μίμανς (Mimans) (Wiktionary)
- After Mimas, one of the Giants slain by Hercules. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The March 2009 edition of Focus on Mimas is now available.”
“Mimas is a national data centre, supported by JISC and ESRC, and based at The University of Manchester, England”
“The December 2007 edition of Focus on Mimas is now available.”
“Click on the picture for a larger version. closest look yet at Saturn's moon Mimas, which is nicknamed the "Death Star" because of its curious crater.”
“Death Star: Mimas, which is only 250 miles across, has a distinctive scar - the Herschel Crater - which has led to comparisons with the Star Wars space station”
“My latest splognerizer "Mimas" exclusively edited for Sister Phunk:”
“Peter Scott's Library Blog: Focus on Mimas - March 2009 skip to main | skip to sidebar”
“An impact on icy Mimas much larger than the one that created the 80-mile-wide Herschel would likely have destroyed the entire moon.”
“The service is hosted and supported by Mimas, The University of Manchester”
“The Cassini spacecraft in orbit around Saturn has caught an interesting new view of the tiny moon Mimas.”
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