- n. astronomy A binary star in the constellation Cetus, Omicron (ο) Ceti. The system contains a variable red giant and a white dwarf. Its brightness varies from a magnitude 2 at its brightest to a magnitude 10 at its dimmest.
- n. A female given name.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Astron.) A remarkable variable star in the constellation Cetus (
- Name of a 16th century Indian poetess, also called Mirabai, from Hindi मीरा (Mīrā, "wealthy, high born"), ultimately from Persian. (Wiktionary)
“The star, Mira, is named for the Latin word meaning "wonderful.”
“Although the NIGHTWALKERS are a formidable almost invincible breed, Mira is unique as the only master of the element fire.”
“And still many don't know that Mira is Harlequin, and I need to explain the brand, etc.”
“The trail of carbon, oxygen and other cosmic matter behind the giant red star Mira, named after the Latin word for wonderful, is 13 light years long – about 20,000 times the distance from Pluto to the Sun.”
“Mira is hurtling through space at 291,000 miles per hour.”
“Mira is an older star called a red giant that is losing massive amounts of surface material.”
“But her nickname Mira fits her well, so that's what I call her most of the time.”
“A wine lunch at the Wine Sellar in Mira Mesa (I love their tuna tartare and pot de creme)”
“The one I bought was called 'Mira' - it's soft and floppy, very lightweight as opposed to some of the others they sell, perfect for this kind of project.”
“Julian Schnabel's "Mira" - which explores the life of the filmmaker/artist's orphaned”
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