Amphitrite


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Amphitrite

(ămfĭtrī`tē), in Greek mythology, queen of the sea; daughter of Nereus. She was the wife of Poseidon and mother of Triton.

Amphitrite

[′am·fə′trī‚dē]
(astronomy)
An asteroid with a diameter of about 120 miles (200 kilometers), mean distance from the sun of 2.554 astronomical units, and S-type surface composition.

Amphitrite

queen of the sea; Poseidon’s wife. [Gk. Myth.: NCE, 94]
See: Sea
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These species are also potentially fouling barnacles, and while we did not include the model species Amphibalanus (=Balanus) amphitrite in the present analysis, the detailed description in Glenner and Hoeg (1995) shows that its antennular structure is exactly as in the other hard-bottom species studied here.
Barnacle settlement: field experiments on the influence of larval supply, tidal level, biofilm quality and age on Baiamts amphitrite cyprids.
To the northeast is the Amphitrite ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) Group, in which Woody ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) Island is the largest feature.
The Amphitrite case is authority for the general proposition that the Crown cannot fetter its future executive action by contract.
amphitrite classified according to Gordon (1970), Henry and McLaughlin (1975), Kozloff (1996) and Chan et al.
There is now a preoccupation with the myths of Ancient Greece, of Amphitrite Poseidon's queen.
Inhibitory effects of Mediterranean sponge extracts and metabolites on larval settlement of the barnacle Balanus amphitrite.
Adult barnacles (Amphibalanus (= Balanns) amphitrite (21)) were reared at the DUML as described previously.
20) In 1950, China occupied Woody (Yongxing) Island, which is part of the Amphitrite Group in the western portion of the archipelago.
Zozobro en cristalino monumento el palacio, que Apolo a gyros dora, el amphitheatro, de Mavorte assiento, el jardin cyprio, que matiza Flora, el panteon, que Neptuno sube al viento, el blando alcazar, que Amphitrite mora, el imperio de la India inaccessible: Mexico naufrago.
HORRIBLE SHIPWRECK offers a true drama based on the loss of the 1833 British convict ship Amphitrite which went down holding 108 female convicts, 12 children and 13 seamen--in full sight of hundreds of onlookers.