Definition of Phobos

1. Noun. The larger of the two satellites of Mars.

Generic synonyms: Satellite

Definition of Phobos

1. Proper noun. (Greek god) A son of Ares (Mars). Also the Greek god of fear. ¹

2. Proper noun. (astronomy) The innermost natural satellite of Mars. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phobos

Phlebotomus major
Phlebotomus noguchi
Phlebotomus orientalis
Phlebotomus papatasii
Phlebotomus perniciosus
Phlebotomus sergenti
Phlebotomus verrucarum
Phlegethos
Phleum pratense
Phlomis fruticosa
Phlox bifida
Phlox stellaria
Phlox subulata
Phm
Phnom Penh
Phobos (current term)
Phoca vitulina
Phocaena
Phocaena phocaena
Phocaena sinus
Phocidae
Phocis
Phoebe
Phoebean
Phoebus Apollo
Phoenicia
Phoenician
Phoenician alphabet
Phoenicians
Phoenicophorium

Literary usage of Phobos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1892)
"Thus Phobos is not eclipsed if more than about 58° from either of its nodes, ... On the average Phobos is eclipsed about two out of every three times that ..."

2. The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball (1885)
"Mr. Asaph Hall's great Discovery—The Revolutions of the Satellites Deimos and Phobos—Gulliver's Travels, j THE special relation in which we stand to one ..."

3. World-life; Or, Comparative Geology by Alexander Winchell (1888)
"The Periodic Time of Phobos, the inner satellite of Mars, is too short.—M. Faye, in the first of his important memoirs on nebular cosmogony,* has presented ..."

4. The Planetary System: A Study of Its Structure and Growth by Frank Bursley Taylor (1903)
"A given excess of velocity in opposition gives Phobos not only actually, ... From this it follows that Phobos would have to contract its orbit around Mars ..."

5. The Planetary System: A Study of Its Structure and Growth by Frank Bursley Taylor (1903)
"A given excess of velocity in opposition gives Phobos not only actually, ... From this it follows that Phobos would have to contract its orbit around Mars ..."

6. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1892)
"Thus Phobos is not eclipsed if more than about 58° from either of its nodes, ... On the average Phobos is eclipsed about two out of every three times that ..."

7. The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball (1885)
"Mr. Asaph Hall's great Discovery—The Revolutions of the Satellites Deimos and Phobos—Gulliver's Travels, j THE special relation in which we stand to one ..."

8. World-life; Or, Comparative Geology by Alexander Winchell (1888)
"The Periodic Time of Phobos, the inner satellite of Mars, is too short.—M. Faye, in the first of his important memoirs on nebular cosmogony,* has presented ..."

9. The Planetary System: A Study of Its Structure and Growth by Frank Bursley Taylor (1903)
"A given excess of velocity in opposition gives Phobos not only actually, ... From this it follows that Phobos would have to contract its orbit around Mars ..."

10. The Planetary System: A Study of Its Structure and Growth by Frank Bursley Taylor (1903)
"A given excess of velocity in opposition gives Phobos not only actually, ... From this it follows that Phobos would have to contract its orbit around Mars ..."

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