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

  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the planet Venus.
  • n. A hypothetical inhabitant of the planet Venus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An inhabitant of the planet Venus.
  • adj. Of or relating to the planet Venus.
  • adj. Of or relating to Venusians.


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  • Not only is he the Doctor with the most distinctive appearance that still manages to be somewhat suave, but he's also the Doctor most likely to get down-and-dirty with his fists, what with the training in Venusian Aikido and all, and he's also the most gadget-friendly Doctor.

    Dr. Who As Anime

  • I would also point out that over at RealClimate, several of the authors have strongly and frequently debunked the idea of Venusian-style runaway warming here on earth.

    Monbiot v Monckton « Climate Audit

  • We talked to Al Sharkey, and while he admits being head of an organization known as the Venusian Nationalists, he denies any knowledge of any attack on Sinclair such as you describe.

    The Revolt on Venus

  • Connel hesitated, and then, shrugging his shoulders, continued, "I want to know everything you know about an organization here on Venus known as the Venusian Nationalists."

    The Revolt on Venus

  • The Cytherean the hoity toity adjective for "Venusian" atmosphere is way cool for an atmospheric scientist.

    Author's Note and Some Introduction to Dark Underbelly

  • Many astronomers believed for a time (the time following our discovery that Venus's atmosphere was sixty times as thick as Earth's, and hotter than Hell) that an Earth-sized world could not have an Earthlike atmosphere unless there was an oversized moon to skim away most of the more normal "Venusian" atmosphere.

    Covergent Series

  • The 24 men of 2nd Plt. Charlie Co, unslung their plasma rifles and pushed through the all pervasive Venusian jungle.

    365 tomorrows » Roi R. Czechvala : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • RUCerious Brought to you by MalWart your source for cheap plastic crap says: gohst? is that the Venusian spelling ..

    Think Progress » GOP lawmaker shrieks ‘baby killer’ at pro-life Democrat Rep. Bart Stupak.

  • The cylindrical chamber, 4 feet long and 3 feet in diameter, will simulate the Venusian atmosphere, complete with 1,300 pounds per square inch of pressure, temperatures of 900 degrees Fahrenheit and hydrofluoric acid.

    Week in Ideas: Christopher Shea

  • A Venus Chamber on Earth NASA NASA speculates that Venusian landers could look like this.

    Week in Ideas: Christopher Shea


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