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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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Pateras also noted that they cooperate with the Cyprus Federation of Lifeguards for attending seminars.
Elly Pateras, vice president and senior managing director for Douglas Elliman Property Management, said condo boards that accurately project expenses for the following year can keep up with the 3 to 4 percent cost of living increases.
The book covers both jazz and recordings from what could perhaps be seen as outside 'jazz', such as Anthony Pateras, austraLYSIS (Roger Dean's own ensemble) and Jim Denley.
Often involving no more than a few hundred activists, noborder camps have located themselves at such places as Bialystock/Krynki (where Poland borders Byelorussia), and the small coastal town of Tarifa in the far south of Spain--a destination for thousands of migrants who make the risky, and too often deadly journey to Europe across the Straits of Gibraltar in their small wooden pateras (boats) (Schneider, 2002).
One such champion is Mary Pateras of Eclectic Wines, a woman with enormous passion and enthusiasm.
Single parent Sara Pateras is caught up in red tape which has meant she has been has been waiting 13 months to receive a weekly child maintenance payment of just pounds 3.
Clandestine emigrants converge on Morocco's coastline to cross the water illegally, often in woefully inadequate dinghies "known as pateras.
For years, smugglers have been taking Moroccans across on rickety fishing boats called pateras.
Concurrent with the merger, E-P Gas received significant new equity capital from leading maritime investors: Jefferies Capital Partners, a New York-based private equity firm that was also the lead shareholder in Epic's former parent Pacific Basin Shipping Limited; Shipping & Intermodal Investment Management, the shipping fund of DVB Bank; the principals of Diamantis Pateras Maritime Ltd.
It has become clear to most of them that their test generation flow has to mirror this hierarchical approach," said Stephen Pateras, product marketing director for Mentor's Tessent DFT and ATPG products.