centaur centaur  /ˈsɛn ˌtɔr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (classical mythology) a mythical being that is half man and half horse
  2. (n) a conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross

Usage(s):

  1. The Centaur, by John Updike.
  2. The Centaur, by John Updike.
  3. The Wife of the Centaur.

News

  1. New and Unknown | Space Wallpaper

    This spectacular group of young stars as seen in this space wallpaper is the open star cluster NGC 3766 in the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur).
    on June 14, 2013     Source: SPACE.com

  2. Indiana Downs: Free World will gun for lead in Centaur

    According to trainer Tom Amoss, Free World will have the early lead in the $200,000 Centaur Stakes on Saturday at Indiana Downs.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  3. New CNC Mill Machine

    Centaur Tool has just purchased a new CNC mill machine to be able to do even more machine work. The new Mazak VCS 5300 has 12,000 rpm spindle, 30 tool ATC, and a maximun load of 4,410 pounds. If you are interested in our new machine or any other CNC machining, die making, or wire EDM services please contact us. Thanks! This story is related to the following: Machinery and Machining Tools ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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Quotes

  1. "The discovery of the AHS Centaur will ensure all Australians know and commemorate the 268 brave nurses and crew who died in the service of their nation," Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard said in a statement.
    on Dec 19, 2009 By: Julia Gillard Source: Bloomberg

  2. Grandmaster Garry Kasparov said of Fischer, "I regard Bobby Fischer as a mythological combination of sorts, a centaur if you will, a synthesis between man and chess." "Chess is war over the board. The object is to crush the opponent's mind."
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Garry Kasparov Source: domain-B

  3. "Here I can be a mermaid, a centaur, and a human with wings. I have my powers. 'Dyosa' is the goddess of land, sea and air. These are things that I'm so excited about, so talagang I'm very happy," Curtis said.
    on May 5, 2008 By: Anne Curtis Source: ABS CBN News

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