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Ariel

(ā`rēĕl), in the Bible, aide of Ezra. In two other passages AV calls them "lionlike men" ("two ariels of Moab" in RV). Nothing is known of them. Ariel is also used as a symbolic name of Jerusalem.

Ariel

(âr`ēəl), in astronomy, one of the moons, or natural satellites, of UranusUranus
, in astronomy, 7th planet from the sun, at a mean distance of 1.78 billion mi (2.87 billion km), with an orbit lying between those of Saturn and Neptune; its period of revolution is slightly more than 84 years.
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Ariel

(air -ee-ĕl) A satellite of Uranus, discovered in 1851 by William Lasell. Extensively imaged by Voyager 2 in 1986, Ariel has many craters and broad branching smooth-floored valleys such as Korrican Chasma and Kewpie Chasma. Its surface carries the scars of numerous impacts dating back to a time when the Solar System was still being formed. See Uranus' satellites; Table 2, backmatter.

Ariel

[′ar·ē·əl]
(astronomy)
A satellite of the planet Uranus orbiting at a mean distance of 119,000 miles (192,000 kilometers).

Ariel

sprite who confuses the castaways on Prospero’s island. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare The Tempest]
See: Fairy

Ariel

invisible spirit plays tricks on the castaways. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare The Tempest]

Ariel

(language)
An array-oriented language for the CDC 6400.

["Ariel Reference Manual", P. Devel, TR 22, CC UC Berkeley, Apr 1968].

["A New Survey of the Ariel Programming Language", P. Deuel, TR 4, Ariel Consortium, UC Berkeley, June 1972].

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