Associations to the word «Neptune»

Wiktionary

NEPTUNE, proper noun. (Roman god) The god of the ocean and of earthquakes.
NEPTUNE, proper noun. The eighth planet in our solar system, represented in astronomy and astrology by ♆.
NEPTUNE, proper noun. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
NEPTUNE, proper noun. An unincorporated community in Wisconsin.
NEPTUNE POWDER, noun. An explosive containing nitroglycerine, used in blasting.

Dictionary definition

NEPTUNE, noun. (Roman mythology) god of the sea; counterpart of Greek Poseidon.
NEPTUNE, noun. A giant planet with a ring of ice particles; the 8th planet from the sun is the most remote of the gas giants; "the existence of Neptune was predicted from perturbations in the orbit of Uranus and it was then identified in 1846".

Wise words

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