uranus

Part of speech: noun

Gr. Myth. The son and husband of Geearth) and father of the Titans and the Cyclops. Ouranos.

Part of speech: noun

Astron. Except Neptune, the outermost planet of the solar system.

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Usage examples "uranus":

  1. And now you may believe we considered ourselves well repaid for all our toil and expense when, soon after the circle was completed, our telescopes showed us a similar form actually growing upon the surface of both Saturn and Uranus. - "Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World", James Cowan.
  2. Beyond them in the wreck- pack lay another Uranus craft, a freighter, and, beyond it, stretched the countless other wrecks. - "The Sargasso of Space", Edmond Hamilton.
  3. But hadst thou, destructive as thou art, been born of any other of the gods, even long since hadst thou been far lower than the sons of Uranus. - "The Iliad of Homer (1873)", Homer.