chiron chiron  /ˈtʃaɪ rən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Greek mythology) the learned centaur who tutored Achilles, Asclepius, Hercules, Jason, and other heroes
  2. (n) an asteroid discovered in 1977; it is unique in having an orbit lying mainly between the orbits of Saturn and Uranus

News

  • Homewood mother charged for having cocaine around 7-month-old son

    A local mother has been charged with child endangerment after police said she had her 7-month-old son around cocaine. Chiron Mathis, 27, was found to have suspected cocaine in her Brushton Avenue apartment after U.S. marshals went in looking for Dayon Shelton, a man who skipped his sentencing on robbery and kidnapping charges. Instead of finding Shelton, authorities discovered Mathis’ baby ...
    on July 10, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

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Quotes

  1. "Our plan is to turn around the Chiron vaccines business, which will require investments in R&D and manufacturing to increase quality and capacity," Novartis Chairman and Chief Executive Daniel Vasella said.
    on Oct 31, 2005 By: Daniel Vasella Source: USA Today

  2. "Christopher, he was a clever b****r," says Pierce recalling being offered the role. "He sent me this script with a beautiful artist's impression of me as Chiron, looking great and fantastic and brilliantly buffed and I thought 'I'm...
    on Feb 2, 2010 By: Pierce Brosnan Source: WalesOnline

  3. "I'm really pumped about 'Chiron'," frontman Phil Labonte says. "It's one of the favorites on the new disc so we can't wait for people to hear it. We had a really good time working with Brian for the video too, and we're very happy with his...
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Phil Labonte Source: Blabbermouth.net

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