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synonyms for Sirius

  • Canicula
  • Sothis
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How to use Sirius in a sentence

Sirius B, its companion, is a different matter; it's a white dwarf.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
It has only one one-hundred-twenty-five-thousandths the volume of Sirius A, but it weighs one third as much.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
Because of its brilliance and relative proximity to Sol, Sirius is the brightest star in the heavens, as seen from Earth.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
Arcot watched the dull red spark of Sirius become increasingly dimmer.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
The mighty blaze of Sirius had warmed Pluto, vaporizing its atmosphere and thawing its seas.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
There can be little doubt but that the leaders of the group are actually greater, brighter suns than Sirius itself.
THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
When the hour circle passing through Sirius coincides with the meridian, the sidereal time is 6h.
A TEXT-BOOK OF ASTRONOMYGEORGE C. COMSTOCK
The companion of Sirius is about ten magnitudes and that of Procyon about twelve magnitudes fainter than the star itself.
A TEXT-BOOK OF ASTRONOMYGEORGE C. COMSTOCK
Ten marines, of different denominations, were also sent as supernumeraries on board the Sirius.
THE VOYAGE OF GOVERNOR PHILLIP TO BOTANY BAYARTHUR PHILLIP
Under "Man" he would willingly have included all flesh, even that resident in Sirius or ethereal worlds.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SIRIUS

  • Canicula
  • Sirius
  • Sothis
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