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  • n. Plural form of Jovian.


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  • She was grown to adulthood in this, uh, fetal stage - we patterned our Jovians after the terrestrial mammal.

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  • And when they first meet up on the surface of Jupiter, Towser starts talking to him using the previously unknown communication senses the Jovians possess, so that the two best friends can explore together.

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  • We have STL stuff coming in from the Jovians and FTL coming in from Shrill space, but the Spindling is typically more complex.

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  • If we really want universal health care, let's truly make it universal at our expense of course; we owe the Jovians.

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  • The first Christians were accused of blasphemy for the same reason, but the partisans of the ancient religion of the empire, the Jovians, who reproached the primitive Christians with blasphemy, were at length condemned as blasphemers themselves, under Theodosius II.

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  • As for extrasolar systems, most of them have so called torch Jovians, or large gas planets that orbit tightly around the parent star.

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  • This article in Astrobiology Magazine highlights the role of Mars (and briefly answers the question, "Why Martians instead of Jovians?") in literature:

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  • And when the Jovians finally go beyond just saber-rattling and actually make a military play for control of the asteroid belt, it'll be me and my gals who will, armed with very, very shiny ray guns, force them back into their atmosphere.

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  • Like all Jovians, he is superbly strong, and when a recruiter comes to town, he signs up for what sound like excellent job prospects.

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  • Since the Jovians could manufacture their own liquid oxygen, which they were able to supply in large quantities to the TBSA, the lox became nearly worthless so far as they were concerned.

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