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patera

(pat -ĕ-ră) (plural: paterae) An irregular saucerlike volcanic structure with scalloped edges. The word is used in the approved name of such a surface feature on a planet or satellite.

Patera

A representation of a flat round or oval disk found in friezes.

patera

[pə′ter·ə]
(astronomy)
A shallow crater with complex scalloped edges, which occurs on Mars but has not been observed on any other planet.

patera

architectural paterae
A roundel, often decorated with leaves, petals, or the like; sometimes used as a decorative element, such as on a corner block. Also See rosette.
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If Loki Patera is a sea of lava, it encompasses an area more than a million times that of a typical lava lake on Earth.
And Patera warns that fusion products "come and go".
We chose Nili Patera because we knew there was sand motion going on there, and we could quantify it," said Nathan Bridges, a planetary scientist at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md.
As to the change in name from Clicoo, "There are a number of reasons we completely overhauled the brand name -- some innovations in the concept, taking in new partners, growth of the business itself and repositioning," Patera added.
Tambien esta la Cruz Roja y la Cruz Blanca de Algeciras del Padre Patera.
Simply defined," says Patera, "Hypermedia is the coalition of text, graphics, audio, video, animation, and simulation.
The champion did back Patera up a couple of times in the second round but couldn't completely discourage the challenger and in the third round Masher came under heavy fire.
HUNGARY A three-week-old giant anteater baby rests on the back of its mother Ursula in the Szeged Game Park MARS A colour-coded elevation image of Eden Patera, one of several sites in the Martian northern highlands that scientists believe may be the footprints of ancient supervolcanoes SERBIA Ljubisa Nicic shows peppers hung on the walls of his house in the village of Donja Lokosnica, which is well known for its bell and chilli peppers, which local residents make into paprika spice.
Solomonidou and colleagues investigated the potentially cryogenic regions of Tui Regio, Hotei Regio and Sotra Patera using Cassini's Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS).
Il a precise que la video reproduisant les images de la collision entre le patrouilleur espagnol et la patera a ete remise par la garde civile au juge qui avait [beaucoup moins que]reconnu cette collision[beaucoup plus grand que] et a meme signale la participation de ses membres dans l'operation de sauvetage des 17 autres passagers de l'embarcation de fortune.
The team used two pairs of snapshots from the orbiter's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera to track dune migration in the equatorial Nili Patera dune field.
Exhibition Official Marina Patera said around 850 students arrived in the morning in organised groups, accompanied by their teachers.