Definition of Deimos

1. Noun. The outer of two small satellites of Mars.

Generic synonyms: Satellite

Definition of Deimos

1. Proper noun. (mythology) A son of Ares (Latin: Mars). ¹

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

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Degos' disease
Degos' syndrome
Dehio's test
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Dejerine's disease
Dejerine's hand phenomenon
Dejerine's reflex
Dejerine's sign

Literary usage of Deimos

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

1. 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 ..."

2. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1892)
"3 for deimos. Neither of the satellites can be seen at or near the poles of ... deimos, like all the other heavenly bodies, rises in the east and sets in ..."

3. The Observatory by Royal Astronomical Society (Gran Bretaña), Royal Greenwich Observatory, NASA Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service, Royal astronomical society GB (1880)
"Oct. 20, iok to i2h Washington MT deimos near western elongation; watched long enough to identify it as a satellite by its motion with reference to ..."

4. Mars by Percival Lowell (1896)
"deimos, at a distance of 14600 miles from the planet's centre, ... deimos, too, is just as unconventional in its way, for it remains for two days at a time ..."

5. A Text-book of General Astronomy for Colleges and Scientific Schools by Charles Augustus Young (1916)
"The outer one, deimos, is at a distance of 14600 miles from the centre of the planet, ... deimos does not do this ; it rises in the east like other stars, ..."

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