Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology A Titaness and sea goddess who was both sister and wife of Oceanus.
  • n. The satellite of Saturn that is eighth in distance from the planet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Personification of fertile waters, she was a Titan daughter of Uranus and Gaia, and with her brother Oceanus gave birth to all rivers and the Oceanids.
  • proper n. A large ocean which formerly lay between Eurasia and Africa.
  • proper n. A moon of Saturn.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of a large naked mollusks having a very large, broad, fringed cephalic disk, and branched dorsal gills. Some of the species become a foot long and are brilliantly colored.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of nudibranchiates, typical of the family Tethyidæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the family Aplysiidae
  • n. (Greek mythology) a Titaness and sea goddess; wife of Oceanus

Etymologies

Latin Tēthys, from Greek Tēthus.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek Τηθύς. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Tethys Petroleum Limited ( "Tethys" or the "Company") (TSX: TPL) today announced the initial results from the AKD02 (Doris) appraisal well on the Akkulka Block in Kazakhstan.

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  • New features of this 'Tethys' version are: WMS-C support, new spatial authorities, WMS Search Server,

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  • The newest version of Quantum GIS (1.5.0 'Tethys') was released on July 29th.

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  • DUSHANBE, TAJIKISTAN -- (Marketwire - Aug. 5, 2009) - Tethys Petroleum Limited ( "Tethys" or the "Company") (TSX: TPL) today announced that drilling operations had commenced on the East Komsomolsk KOM200 appraisal well with the well being officially opened by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Oqil Oqilov, and Dr David Robson, Chairman,

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  • Petroleum Limited ( "Tethys" or the "Company") (TSX: TPL) is pleased to announce that it has completed an oil giant, said it has begun pumping oil from two newly drilled Mexico discoveries through an existing platform -- an increasingly common move to squeeze more oil out Chevron Thailand.

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  • BOZOI, KAZAKHSTAN -- (Marketwire - Feb. 8, 2010) - Tethys Petroleum Limited ( "Tethys" or the

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  • Am I speaking of the incestuous union of Oceanus and his sister Tethys?

    g = 9.8 m/s2 = 32.2 ft/s2

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