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companion

1
Astronomy the fainter of the two components of a double star

companion

2
Nautical
a. a raised frame on an upper deck with windows to give light to the deck below
b. (as modifier): a companion ladder

companion

[kəm′pan·yən]
(astronomy)
References in classic literature ?
At first he refused to leave his human friend for the companionship of his own kind; but when he saw the last of the tribe wandering off into the jungle again and his glance rested upon the lithe figure of the dead king's young mate as she cast admiring glances at her lord's successor the call of blood would not be denied.
Miss Pippin adoring young Pumpkin, and dreaming along endless vistas of unwearying companionship, was a little drama which never tired our fathers and mothers, and had been put into all costumes.
Paul adored her, and the companionship between them was beautiful to see.
And during these hours of companionship Michael learned many things.
No, we have knowledge of no world but yours, though for us it holds no sunlight, no warmth, no music, no laughter, no song of birds, nor any companionship.
And certainly the companionship of school has had a good effect on him, and he is perfectly well, and making good progress.
The invitation is part of Abbeyfield's annual Companionship at Christmas campaign to ease loneliness in people aged 55 and over, at Christmas time and beyond.
Critique: "The Kitty Who Rescued Me After I Rescued Him" is a touching and inspiring story of heartfelt companionship that offers an uplifting perspective on what it means to find true friendship in this world.
I looked into the brown eyes of my dog (in his camo/neoprene vest) and drought to myself, I really feel sorry for that person as he is missing incredible companionship and the best possible friend one can imagine.
You never get companionship in civvy street," he explains.
A FORMER RAF operations officer has launched a new business providing specialist transport and companionship for older people and those with disabilities.
The DOL first proposed the final rule qualifying those who perform in-home companionship services for minimum wage and overtime pay under the FLSA on September 17, 2013.