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Janus Tweet Definition of Janus Like Definition of Janus on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (Roman mythology) The god of gates and doorways; having two faces looking in opposite directions
  2. (astronomy) a moon of Saturn
jet stream Tweet Definition of jet stream Like Definition of jet stream on Facebook
noun
  1. (meteorology) any of the high-speed, high-altitude air currents that circle the Earth in a westerly direction
Jodrell Bank Tweet Definition of Jodrell Bank Like Definition of Jodrell Bank on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A radio observatory in England.
Jovian planet Tweet Definition of Jovian planet Like Definition of Jovian planet on Facebook
noun
  1. Either of the four gas giant planets in the Solar System: Jupiter, Uranus, Saturn, or Neptune.
Juno Tweet Definition of Juno Like Definition of Juno on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The Roman equivalent of the Greeks' Hera, queen of the gods.
Jupiter Tweet Definition of Jupiter Like Definition of Jupiter on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The fifth and by far the largest planet in the Solar System, a gas giant, represented by the symbol ♃ in astronomy. Jupiter is known for its Great Red Spot and many moons including the Galilean moons.
  2. The Roman King of the Gods, also called Jove. Equivalent to the Greek Zeus, Jupiter was one of the children of Saturn.

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