castor


Definition: Meaning of, castor in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈkɑːstə /

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  1. another spelling of CASTER
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Castor


Definition: Meaning of, Castor in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈkɑːstə /

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Castor castors
  1. type genus of the Castoridae: beavers
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  2. a multiple star with 6 components; second brightest in Gemini; close to Pollux
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Castor used in phrases

  • Castor and Pollux
    1. in ancient Greek and Roman stories, two brothers who were TWIN s (= two children born at the same time), and who had many adventures. The group of stars known as GEMINI or the Heavenly Twins is named after them.
  • Castor canadensis (noun)
    1. a variety of beaver found in almost all areas of North America except Florida
  • Castor fiber (noun)
    1. a European variety of beaver
  • castor bean (noun)
    1. the toxic seed of the castor-oil plant; source of castor oil
  • castor bean plant (noun)
    1. large shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having large palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds that are the source of castor oil and ricin; widely naturalized throughout the tropics
  • castor oil (noun)
    1. a thick oil made from the seeds of a plant and used in the past as a medicine to make the BOWEL s empty
  • castor sugar (noun)
    1. another spelling of CASTER SUGAR
  • castor-oil plant (noun)
    1. large shrub of tropical Africa and Asia having large palmate leaves and spiny capsules containing seeds that are the source of castor oil and ricin; widely naturalized throughout the tropics
  • genus Castor (noun)
    1. type genus of the Castoridae: beavers
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Pronunciation: ˈsɪŋkrənaɪzə
Parts of Speech: noun
especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous