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mensa

(men -să) (plural: mensae) a flat-topped elevation with steep sides. The word is used in the approved name of such a surface feature on a planet or satellite.

Mensa

(men -să) (Table Mountain) A small inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere, close to the south pole, the brightest stars being of 5th magnitude. It contains part of the Large Magellanic Cloud. Abbrev.: Men; genitive form: Mensae; approx. position: RA 5.5h, dec –78°; area: 153 sq deg.

Mensa

 

a circumpolar constellation of the southern hemisphere with no stars brighter than visual stellar magnitude 4.0. Mensa is not visible from the territory of the USSR. (SeeSTELLAR SKY.)

mensa

1. The stone slab or other piece forming the top of an altar.
2. The upper surface of an altar.
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Aberdare Community School assistant head Tara Neale said she thinks Harrison is the first pupil in the school to become a Mensa member.
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Please note that American Mensa cannot test individuals younger than 14 years of age on the test date; however, these prospective members may submit evidence of prior testing to qualify.
This is being made possible by Mensa India, a non-profit organisation that holds a qualifying IQ test regularly conducted by certified Mensa proctors.
While it won't show you an accurate IQ score, it will give you an idea how well you may do if you attempted the full Mensa IQ test.
uk British Mensa has about 20,000 members of all ages and from all walks of life, but there are more than a million potential Mensans in the UK.
Owen with proud mum Clare and his Mensa certificate
She said she valued Mensa for the chance to spend time with people on the same wavelength because, as many people find, a high IQ can leave individuals feeling out of step with those around them.
Cerys, who is one of the youngest people to have sat for the test as it is only offered to kids aged over 10 and a half, gave the supervised test with her father Dean, who is already a member of Mensa and has an IQ of 142.
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A 12-year-old schoolgirl has been accepted into Mensa - after discovering she is brainier than Einstein.