from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Gulf ofSaros An inlet of the northeast Aegean Sea indenting northwest European Turkey north of Gallipoli.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Chaldean astronomical period or cycle, the length of which has been variously estimated from 3,600 years to 3,600 days, or a little short of 10 years.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Babylonian numeral, or unit of tale; sixty sixties (3,600).
- n. An astronomical cycle of 6,585 days and 8 hours, during which period there are 223 lunations, 242 dracontic months, 239 anomalistic months lacking about 5 hours, and 18 Julian years, 10 days, and 18 hours.
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Solar eclipses occur in cycles of time, called the Saros, which equal 18 years and 11 ½ days.
This recurrence of eclipses after intervals of 18·03 years is called the Saros, and was known to the
They knew the causes of eclipses, and, by the aid of their cycle called Saros, could predict them.
Here, too, at a remote epoch, the "Saros" became known.
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CORNISH: And this is the "Saros Cycle" on your album, "Double Portrait."
And I want to talk to you about the "Saros Cycle," which is your composition on this record.
(Soundbite of song, "Saros Cycle") CORNISH: We're speaking with pianists and married couple Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap (Soundbite of piano music) CORNISH: Now, Bill, you said something just now that I actually really responded to when I listened to the album, about the cohesiveness of the playing and how there are sometimes moments where I really can't tell if it is two pianos.
Once again he went over the Tauros and arrived at Germanikeia; and, going by Adana, he came to the river Saros.
The emperor crossed the bridge of the Saros and, finding a place to rest his army and horses, encamped there.