[en-dim-ee-uh n] /ɛnˈdɪm i ən/
Classical Mythology. a young man kept forever youthful through eternal sleep and loved by Selene.
(italics) a narrative poem (1818) by John Keats.
(Greek myth) a handsome youth who was visited every night by the moon goddess Selene, who loved him
beautiful youth loved by Moon-goddess Selene, from Greek, perhaps literally “diver, plunger,” from endyein “to enter into, sink into, plunge, dive,” which was used in reference to the sun or stars setting into the sea. On this theory, he originally was a solar deity, a personification of the setting sun.
/ɛnˈdaɪsɪs/ noun 1. (zoology) the formation of new layers of integument after ecdysis
noun 1. Football. an area at each end of the field between the goal line and the end line. 2. Ice Hockey. an area at each end of the rink between the goal line and the closer of the two blue lines. noun 1. (American football) the area behind the goals at each end of […]
1. . Chemistry. 1. a suffix used to form names of unsaturated hydrocarbons (anthracene; benzene), especially those of the alkene series (butylene). symbol 1. east-northeast combining form 1. (in chemistry) indicating an unsaturated compound containing double bonds: benzene, ethylene hydrocarbon suffix, from Greek name-forming suffic -ene; it has no real meaning in itself; probably abstracted […]
abbreviation 1. European Nuclear Energy Agency: the European body responsible for the development of nuclear-generated electric power