Associations to the word «Centaur»
Pictures for the word «Centaur»
CENTAUR, noun. (Greek mythology) A mythical beast having a horse's body with a man's head and torso in place of the head and neck of the horse.
CENTAUR, noun. (astronomy) An icy planetoid that orbits the Sun between Jupiter and Neptune (also capitalised)
CENTAUR, noun. (Greek mythology) One of a race of monsters having a head, torso, and arms of a man, and the body and legs of a horse. Often depicted as rowdy drunkards, with Chiron being a notable exception.
CENTAUR, noun. A skillful horseman or horsewoman.
CENTAUR, noun. (rocketry) A U.S. upper stage, with a restartable liquid-propellant engine, used with an Atlas or Titan booster to launch satellites and probes.
CENTAUR, noun. (astronomy) An icy planetoid that orbits the Sun between Jupiter and Neptune
CENTAUR, noun. (classical mythology) a mythical being that is half man and half horse.
CENTAUR, noun. A conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross.
Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.