Associations to the word «Jupiter»


JUPITER, proper noun. (astronomy) The fifth and by far the largest planet in the Solar System, a gas giant, represented by the symbol ♃ in astronomy. Jupiter is known for its Great Red Spot and many moons including the Galilean moons.
JUPITER, proper noun. (Roman god) The King of the Gods, also called Jove. Equivalent to the Greek Zeus, Jupiter was one of the children of Saturn.
JUPITER MASS, noun. (astronomy) The unit of mass equal to the total mass of the planet Jupiter, 1.8986 * 1027 kg.

Dictionary definition

JUPITER, noun. The largest planet and the 5th from the sun; has many satellites and is one of the brightest objects in the night sky.
JUPITER, noun. (Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus.

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