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constellation

kon stuh lay shuhn

  • n  an arrangement of parts or elements
  • n  a configuration of stars as seen from the earth

  • Because of the wobble in the Earth's axis, the constellations slide around the sky on a 26,000-year cycle.
  • The actual constellation Ursa Major is also unambiguously NOT correct, because its not rectangular and because the question asks what the stars are and the constellation isn .
  • From the late 1950's to the early 1970's, "Peanuts" had a rich constellation of characters including Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Violet and Frieda.
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  • Warren Buffett in AFP
    The president's proposed NASA budget begins the death march for the future of US human space flight. The cancelation of the Constellation program and the end of human space flight does represent change-but it is certainly not the change I believe... Richard Shelby http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Shelby&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFjnIPI5N9JpWnLMCrxnTZV18lD5A U.S. News & World Report http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/articles/2010/02/02/breaking-down-obamas-budget&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE0oygk0HvF8tu2S1_Wx51Jc9EHlw Feb 2, 2010 21506 29165 constellation MidAmerican has been a wonderful steward of its energy assets and the acquisition of Constellation Energy, when completed, will prove beneficial to all constituents," said Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and one of the world's richest...
  • Thomas Jefferson in BuzzFlash
    The sum of this, Jefferson said, was found in "freedom of person under the protection of the habeas corpus; and trial by juries impartially selected. These principles form the bright constellation which has gone before us, and guided our steps...

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