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Belinda,

in astronomy, one of the natural satellites, or moons, 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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Belinda

(bĕ-lin -dă) A small satellite of Uranus, discovered in 1986. See Uranus' satellites; Table 2, backmatter.

Belinda

[bə′lin·də]
(astronomy)
A satellite of Uranus orbiting at a mean distance of 46,760 miles (75,260 kilometers) with a period of 15 hours, and with a diameter of about 42 miles (68 kilometers).

Belinda

furious over loss of lock of hair. [Br. Lit.: Rape of the Lock]
See: Anger

Belinda

violated tonsorially. [Br. Lit.: The Rape of the Lock]
See: Rape
References in classic literature ?
Then up rose Mrs Cratchit, Cratchit's wife, dressed out but poorly in a twice-turned gown, but brave in ribbons, which are cheap and make a goodly show for sixpence; and she laid the cloth, assisted by Belinda Cratchit, second of her daughters, also brave in ribbons; while Master Peter Cratchit plunged a fork into the saucepan of potatoes, and getting the corners of his monstrous shirt collar (Bob's private property, conferred upon his son and heir in honour of the day) into his mouth, rejoiced to find himself so gallantly attired, and yearned to show his linen in the fashionable Parks.
Mrs Cratchit made the gravy (ready beforehand in a little saucepan) hissing hot; Master Peter mashed the potatoes with incredible vigour; Miss Belinda sweetened up the apple-sauce; Martha dusted the hot plates; Bob took Tiny Tim beside him in a tiny corner at the table; the two young Cratchits set chairs for everybody, not forgetting themselves, and mounting guard upon their posts, crammed spoons into their mouths, lest they should shriek for goose before their turn came to be helped.
But now, the plates being changed by Miss Belinda, Mrs Cratchit left the room alone -- too nervous to bear witnesses -- to take the pudding up and bring it in.
But has she not taken me down stairs, Belinda," returned Mr.
Pope begins the poem by describing Belinda, the heroine, awaking from sleep.
Next Belinda set out upon the Thames to go by boat to Hampton Court, and as she sat in her gayly decorated boat she looked so beautiful that every eye was turned to gaze upon her--
And, as the painted vessel glided down the Thames, Belinda smiled, and all the world was gay, only Ariel alone was sad and disturbed, for he felt some evil, he knew not what, was hanging over his mistress.
Then, while Belinda cried aloud in anger, the Baron shouted in triumph and rejoiced over his spoil.
Thus, says the poet, Belinda has no longer need to mourn her lost lock, for it will be famous to the end of time as a bright star among the stars--
com)-- Atlanta metro area Entrepreneur Coach and Author, Belinda Mays has announced that $1 from every sale of her newly published book "The Success Project, The Making of a Worthy Ideal," will be donated to the Atlanta chapter of Dress for Success.
Belinda Kelly (nee Coldwell) made it down the aisle on Saturday just weeks after she was glassed in the face in a Huddersfield bar.