Associations to the word «Aurora»
AURORA, noun. An atmospheric phenomenon created by charged particles from the sun striking the upper atmosphere, creating coloured lights in the sky. It is usually named australis or borealis based on whether it is in the southern or northern hemispheres respectively.
AURORA, proper noun. (Roman god) Roman goddess of the dawn; equivalent of the Greek Eos. Sister of Luna and Sol.
AURORA, proper noun. A female given name, in quiet but regular use since the 19th century.
AURORA, proper noun. (astronomy) Short for 94 Aurora, a main belt asteroid.
AURORA, proper noun. (poetic) the dawn
AURORA AUSTRALIS, noun. The aurora of the southern hemisphere
AURORA AUSTREALIS, noun. Misspelling of aurora australis.
AURORA BOREALIS, noun. The aurora of the northern hemisphere
AURORA COUNTY, proper noun. A county in eastern South Dakota. County seat: Plankinton
AURORA GLASS, noun. Alternative term for carnival glass
AURORA, noun. The first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning".
AURORA, noun. An atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force.
AURORA, noun. (Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos.
The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.