uranian

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uranian (not comparable)

  1. (astronomy) Alternative capitalization of Uranian.
    • 2007 September 28, Inke de Pater et al., "The Dark Side of the Rings of Uranus", Science 317:5846, page 1888 [1]:
      Twice during a uranian year, the rings appear edge-on for a brief period, referred to as a ring plane crossing (RPX).
  2. (mineralogy) Describing minerals containing hexavalent uranium
  3. (dated) celestial

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