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Metis

(mē`tĭs), in astronomy, one of the 39 known moons, or natural satellites, of JupiterJupiter
, in astronomy, 5th planet from the sun and largest planet of the solar system. Astronomical and Physical Characteristics

Jupiter's orbit lies beyond the asteroid belt at a mean distance of 483.6 million mi (778.
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Metis

(mee -tiss) A small irregularly shaped satellite of Jupiter, discovered in 1980 from photographs taken by Voyager 2 in 1979. It is Jupiter's closest known satellite, orbiting at a mean distance of 128 000 km. See Jupiter's satellites; Table 2, backmatter.

Metis

[′mēd·əs]
(astronomy)
The innermost known satellite of Jupiter, having an orbital radius of 79,510 miles (127,960 kilometers) and dimensions of 37 × 21 miles (60 × 34 kilometers. Also known as Jupiter XVI.

Metis

goddess of caution and discretion. [Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 242]
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En decrivant la vie quotidienne de Riel et les conflits entre les Metis, les colons, et le gouvernement canadien, ces deux romans-verite montrent surtout un aspect important de la vie de Riel : l'identite metisse.
Critics have argued that the fear of the metisse first manifested in the eighteenth century as colonial administrators began to grow wary of the political power of this population.
Salon Prive visitors will also experience the following historic spectacles; James Dowdall's 1942 750cc Harley Davidson WLA, Dave Degen's 1970 650cc Dresda Sports Barcelona 24-hour winner, John Ely's 1953 500cc Royal Enfield International Six Days Trial Team Trophy Award winner, Reg Everett's 1962 250cc Greeves Silverstone Prototype, Brian Foot's 1962 500cc Metisse MkIII Scrambler, and lastly the renowned Sammy Miller Museum's 1959 350cc AJS 16MC Trials that won the 1961 Scottish Six Days Trial.
What will the fate be of the metis in this reproductive scheme, given the privileging of the metisse as reproductive partner of le blanc?
6) Serge Grunzinski, La pensee metisse, Paris, Fayard, 1999, p.
De maniere significative, ce sont surtout les milieux artistiques qui recomposent pour Roselie un univers enchante parce qu'il n'est plus divise ni manicheen mais multiple et metisse.
Si George, la metisse indienne qui l'entraine, mene la vie dure a cet homme blanc et fier de l'etre, celui-ci ne manque pas de lui rappeler, a travers de lourdes blagues, qu'ils s'inscrivent dans un histoire: << Scalpez-moi.
35 et la promesse qu'il exprime consiste a proteger les pratiques qui, historiquement, ont constitue des caracteristiques importantes de ces communautes distinctes et qui continuent aujourd'hui de faire partie integrante de leur culture metisse >> (65).
De alli salio La pensee metisse que infelizmente no encontro editor en Mexico, tal vez porque el mestizaje es hoy en dia mas un asunto europeo que latinoamericano.
Cet ouvrage-ci metisse les deux principes, ce qui multiplie les inconvenients de chacun : du fait d'un graphisme de type <<traitement de texte>>, les images sont en effet chacune seule sur une page, mais intercalees un peu partout, ce qui transforme la consultation de l'ouvrage en un veritable parcours du combattant.
Metisse, a winner twice over seven furlongs and a mile in France at three, is a half-sister to several classy performers, including top miler Septieme Ciel, who won the Prix de la Foret and was a head second in the Hollywood Derby.
In contrast to Molloy, who claims a purely professional relationship to her work on Spanish American autobiography, Lionnet derives her theory of cultural exchange with explicit reference to her own position as a metisse.