Definition of Mars in English :

Define Mars in English

Mars meaning in English

Meaning of Mars in English

Pronunciation of Mars in English

Mars pronunciation in English

Pronounce Mars in English


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1. mars, red planet

a small reddish planet that is the 4th from the sun and is periodically visible to the naked eye; minerals rich in iron cover its surface and are responsible for its characteristic color

Example Sentences:
'Mars has two satellites'

2. mars

(Roman mythology) Roman god of war and agriculture; father of Romulus and Remus; counterpart of Greek Ares

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the Roman god of war, the father of Romulus and Remus
. Greek counterpart: Ares
1. Also called: the Red Planet
the fourth planet from the sun, having a reddish-orange surface with numerous dark patches and two white polar caps. It has a thin atmosphere, mainly carbon dioxide, and low surface temperatures. Spacecraft encounters have revealed a history of volcanic activity and running surface water. The planet has two tiny satellites, Phobos and Deimos. Mean distance from sun: 228 million km; period of revolution around sun: 686.98 days; period of axial rotation: 24.6225 hours; diameter and mass: 53.2 and 10.7 per cent that of earth respectively
2.  the alchemical name for iron

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1.  Roman Mythology
the god of war; identified with the Greek Ares
2.  a personification of
the seventh largest planet of the solar system and the fourth in distance from the sun: diameter, c. 6,790 km (c. 4,220 mi); period of revolution, 1.88 earth years; period of rotation, 24.62 hours; two satellites; symbol, ♂

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1. Roman Mythology The god of war.
2. The fourth planet from the sun, having a sidereal period of revolution about the sun of 687 days at a mean distance of 227.9 million kilometers (141.6 million miles) and a mean diameter of approximately 6,794 kilometers (4,222 miles).

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