aurora


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  • noun

Synonyms for aurora

the first appearance of daylight in the morning

Synonyms for aurora

an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth's magnetic lines of force

(Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn

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In addition to Michelin, Aurora owns four other deposits called Nash, Inda, Gear and Rainbow, which are also open for expansion.
In ``The Evening Star,'' Aurora is coping with the disappointing outcome of her attempts to raise the three grandchildren that were left behind by her late daughter Emma (Debra Winger) in ``Terms of Endearment.
Our objective with this integrated launch effort for Aurora is to ensure driving enthusiasts are aware that the Aurora is, at $31,995, a rewarding and attractively priced alternative to the import luxury performance sedans.
Feeling a bit insecure that nearly all of its business was related to these two processes as well as copper-base metallurgy, Aurora opened a sand foundry three years ago that allowed it to not only find new customers, but offer additional services to existing ones.
With servicing offices located in Scottsbluff, NE, Littleton, CO, and Mumbai, India, Aurora has been servicing Alt-A loans for over eight years.
As ``The Evening Star'' commences 15 years later, it's clear that Aurora has raised her grandchildren herself, and the results have been none too encouraging.
Duff & Phelps estimates that Aurora has the financial resources and management, as well as very conservative asset holdings, to generate cash flows allowing this performance.
During its 92-year involvement with the foundry business, the Aurora Metals Division of Aurora Industries has kept its formula for success simple: adopt or develop innovative technology and use it to meet customer needs.
Herbert and Sandel say the actual auroral zones are the only two stable features (besides the unexplained aurora at 30 degrees north, 320 degrees west) that show up in all the computer analyzes of the UV data obtained as Voyager 2 flew past Uranus.
The Aurora System, a diagnostic technology used specifically for imaging the breast, further enhances the breast care services currently available.
This week, Cassini researchers plan to reexamine the planet's aurora by coordinating observations with another detector on Hubble.
As the plasma circulates within the magnetosphere, it generates one key ingredient for aurora formation: high-energy electrons (negatively charged particles).
I had so many hours, I didn't know what to do with myself,'' said Aurora, who began to direct her sorrow and anger at Bill's passing into writing.
Of 337,357 ELIC policyholders, 310,377 decided to participate in the plan and to become Aurora policyholders.
Other evidence, such as the ratio of the 1,304-angstrom brightness to that of another oxygen emission at 1,356 angstroms, indicated not only that the patches were real, but that they seemed to represent signs of an aurora.