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In Greek mythology, a Titan, the mother by Zeus of Aphrodite.

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A Dictionary of Astronomy (3 ed.)

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2018

... The fourth-largest satellite of Saturn, 1123 km in diameter; also known as Saturn IV. Dione orbits 377 415 km from Saturn in 2.737 days, sharing its orbit with the much smaller Helene . Its axial rotation is the same as its orbital period. Dione was discovered in 1684 by G. D. Cassini . The two hemispheres of Dione show different crater densities, the trailing face being more heavily cratered. The trailing hemisphere also displays extensive bright complexes of scarps and fissures which give an overall appearance of wispy streaks many hundreds of...

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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2013

... (Greek dios , ‘divine’) The daughter of oceanus and tethys and mother by jupiter of venus . The name is also applied to Venus herself. Julius caesar , who claimed descent from her, was sometimes called Dionoeus Caesar . So young Dione, nursed beneath the waves, And rocked by Nereids in their coral caves … Lisped her sweet tones, and tried her tender...

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Herbert Jennings Rose and B. C. Dietrich

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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187 words

... ( Διώνη ) , consort of Zeus at Dodona , where she had a cult as Naϊa beside Zeus Naϊos. Her name is the feminine equivalent of Zeus and recalls diwija / diuja in Linear B, although Hera already appears beside Zeus on PY Tn 316. Dione is the mother of Aphrodite in Homer ( Il. 5. 370), a fresh-water nymph , daughter of Oceanus and Tethys , in Hesiod ( Theog. 353; cf. Pherec. FGrH 3 F 90), or first generation Titan (Apollod. 1. 13). But outside Dodona her influence was limited. Dione appears on Epirote coins of the 3rd and 2nd cents. bc ....

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A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (5 ed.)

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2020

... ( Saturn IV ) One of the major satellites of Saturn , with a radius of 560 km; mass 10.52 × 10 20 kg; mean density 1440 kg/m 3 ; visual albedo 0.7. It was discovered in 1684 by G. D. Cassini...

Diō'nē

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Classical studies
Length:
27 words

... Consort of Zeus at Dodona, the only seat of her cult, and by him the mother of Aphrodite . The name is the feminine form of...

Lucas, Dione

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Jillian Adams

Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

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2016

...Dione British-born Dione Lucas ( 1909–1971 ) was the first woman in America to host a TV cooking show and perhaps the best-known spokesperson for French cuisine in America in the 1950s. She promoted cooking as a high art with little to do with housewifery. Lucas claimed to be among the first women to graduate from the prestigious Cordon Bleu Cooking School in Paris. Along with fellow student Rosemary Hume, she established the Cordon Bleu Cooking School and Restaurant in London. In 1942 Lucas moved to America, opening a Cordon Bleu Cooking School and...

cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione

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A Dictionary of Chemistry (8 ed.)

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2020
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Science and technology, Chemistry
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60 words

...dione ( benzoquinone , quinone ) A yellow solid, C 6 H 4 O 2 ; r.d. 1.3; m.p. 116°C. It has a six-membered ring of carbon atoms with two opposite carbon atoms linked to oxygen atoms (C=O) and the other two pairs of carbon atoms linked by double bonds (HC=CH). The compound is used in making dyes. See also quinhydrone electrode...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

... in Greek mythology, a Titan, the mother by Zeus of...

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
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Length:
176 words

... • alone , atone, Beaune, bemoan, blown, bone, Capone, clone, Cohn, Cologne, condone, cone, co-own, crone, drone, enthrone, flown, foreknown, foreshown, groan, grown, half-tone, home-grown, hone, Joan, known, leone, loan, lone, mephedrone, moan, Mon, mown, ochone, outflown, outgrown, own, phone, pone, prone, Rhône, roan, rone, sewn, shown, Simone, Sloane, Soane, sone, sown, stone, strown, throne, thrown, tone, trombone, Tyrone, unbeknown, undersown, windblown, zone • Dione • backbone • hambone • breastbone • aitchbone • tail bone , whalebone • ...

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The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

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English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
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15 words
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New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

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English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
61 words
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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

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English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
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56 words
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The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

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English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
36 words
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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

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English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
57 words
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Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
60 words
11β‐hydroxy‐4‐androstene‐3,17‐dione

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
13 words

...β ‐hydroxy‐4‐androstene‐3,17‐dione 4‐androsten‐11 β ‐ol‐3,17‐dione; a 17‐oxo steroid formed from androstenedione by steroid 11 β ‐monooxygenase (EC...

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One of the major satellites of Saturn, with a radius of 560 km; mass 10.52 × 1020 kg; mean density 1440 kg/m3; visual albedo 0.7. It was discovered in 1684 by G. D. Cassini.
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In Greek mythology, a Titan, the mother by Zeus of Aphrodite.
anthracene-9,10-dione

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The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Language reference, Writing and Editing Guides
Length:
11 words
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...dione The recommended name for the compound traditionally known as...

pentane-2,4-dione

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The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009

...dione CH 3 COCH 2 COCH 3 The recommended name for the compound traditionally known as...

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