Ariel

(redirected from Ariels)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to Ariels: Aries

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.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

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

(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].

References in periodicals archive ?
Chairman of the al-Aqsa Foundation, Amir al-Khatib, warned of the serious repercussions of Ariels statement, affirming that the site is solely Islamic and that Israel has no rights over it.
Barnett said that the torpid real estate market may have affected sales a bit at Ariel East and West, two glass towers at 2628 Broadway and 245 West 99th Street, with 137 units between them.
The daughter of Dempsey Duke was then acquired by Liam Corbett, of Dublin, who bred her subsequent litters, that by Toms The Best having contained the open winners Ariels Dream, Bestofthebunch, Charlies Rhythm and Water Rhythm, besides the Cock O'The North victor.
Amazing versions of Chop Suey, Ariels, Psycho and Bounce were the standout tracks.
SUBTITLED Essays for Edwin Thumboo, the volume Ariels contains twenty-six essays, a foreword by Lim Pin, an introduction by the editors, a poem, and an interview I conducted with Thumboo in 1977.
Pam Rayment, apprentice training co-ordinator, G F Tomlinson; Trudy Burrows, executive director, BMET; Philip Walker, general manager, G F Tomlinson; Doctor Christine Braddock CBE, principal and chief executive, BMET Adrian Morris, Amerdeep Jakhu, both BMET; Graham Meachem, Steve Lichfield, A1 Ariels Ltd; Ross Williams, Insulation Techniques Ltd; Pamela Wood, ENTA CIC Clive Hill, Julie Nugent, both BMET; Jane Poxon, British Gas; Barry Fullard, Birmingham City Council; Pat Daly, G F Tomlinson Mustafa Sherket, BMET; Dave Babbington, Empire Construction Ltd; Michael McGuire, BMET; Ian Murchington, Empire Construction Ltd Paul Hollera, Mick Fitzgerald both M Fitzgerald Brickworks Ltd; Michael Smedley, BMET
But for two silver statues on a shelf, Ariels for scripwriting from La Academia Mexicana de Ciencias y Artes Cinematograficas (the equivalent of an Oscar in Mexico), Gabo's many other awards, prizes, and honorary degrees were nowhere to be seen.
37pm where it may be worth siding with Ariels Dream to reverse heat form with Annacarty Rumble on the basis that the last-named might not get such a sizeable first run on her this time.
Sadly, the companies which produced the Nortons, the Ariels, BSAs and other brands in the Midlands have had to give way to their rivals in Europe and the Far East.
Ariels, their latest album, isn't going to sell millions, but it's a well crafted, song-based album that's up for chill-out.
41pm: 4-6 True Honcho 7-4 Form Of Magic 10 Kuredu Romance 12 Heavenly Duchess 14 Kegans Flyer 25 Ariels Dream
695A 1 Ariels Dream (Mullins) 2 Kuredu Romance (Parker) 3 Heavenly Duchess (w) (Young) 4 Kegans Flyer (w) 5 True Honcho (w) (Lister) 6 Form Of Magic (w) (Clemenson)