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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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Less queasy comedy was restored as Rutter employed his Ariels to achieve the mysterious and ubiquitous voices of Trinculo's supposed "thou liest" responses.
And much praise too for Gilz Terera who plays Ariel with a curiously bi-sexual interpretation which works well and develops into one of the highlights of the evening.
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MEXICO CITY "Amores Perros" picked up 11 statuettes May 28 at the 43rd Ariels, Mexico's highest film honors, winning best pic as well as director and first feature nods for helmer Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.
KUDOS COUNT Events Honors MONTH'S TALLY 26 580 YEAR'S TALLY 173 2,420 National Magazine Awards (17) Lucille Lortel Awards (14) Silver Screen Awards (5) Eagles (14) Hot Docs Int'l Fest (8) Genii Awards (4) BAFTA TV awards (20) Music Video Production Awards (12) Daytime Emmy Awards (44) Astaire Awards (3) National Arts Awards (5) Hatties (14) Taurus Stunt Awards (13) Cannes awards (19) Drama Desk Awards (27) Peabody Awards (35) Clios (52) Laureus Spots Awards (9) Nat'l Broadway Theater Awards (5) Wonder Woman Awards (9) Obies (28) ASCAP Pop Awards (63) Outer Critics Circle Awards (28) World Music Awards (31) Ariels (25) Gracie Awards (84)
The Carlos Carrera-helmed "Un Embrujo" (Under a Spell) picked up nine Ariels, while "Bajo California el Limite del Tiempo," (Below California, the Limit of Time) from director Carlos Bolado, walked away with seven.
But the similarities usually prevail (there's only so much room for variation with these things): A good number of film awards carry human nicknames, including Mexico's Ariels, Norway's Amandas, Spain's Goyas and Denmark's Roberts.
Ariels best friend Flounder is played by Jadynn Punchak of Schaumburg, Alexandria Mele of Arlington Heights and Alex Garcia of South Barrington.
'Tempest' now as a crew of three, all three Ariels are made to move with mimetic lightness, with gestures and poses conveying as they cause stage drapery to billow like storm clouds, play music, sing, perform such tasks onstage as would be performed by stagehands offstage or during intermission.
I would recommend the book for higher primary and above, because the book contains mystical creatures, people, world and objects; for example, the charm that Ariels receives so she can create a portal to help her jump through dimensions and arrive in Walhalla.