Regulus



noun, plural reguluses, reguli
[reg-yuh-lahy] /ˈrɛg yəˌlaɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
(initial capital letter) Astronomy. a first magnitude star in the constellation Leo.
2.
Metallurgy.

the metallic mass that forms beneath the slag at the bottom of the crucible or furnace in smelting ores.
an impure intermediate product obtained in smelting ores.

noun
1.
Marcus Atilius
[uh-til-ee-uh s] /əˈtɪl i əs/ (Show IPA), died 250? b.c, Roman general.
noun (pl) -luses, -li (-ˌlaɪ)
1.
impure metal forming beneath the slag during the smelting of ores
noun
1.
Marcus Atilius (ˈmɑːkəs əˈtɪlɪəs). died ?250 bc, Roman general; consul (267; 256). Captured by the Carthaginians in the First Punic War, he was sent to Rome on parole to deliver the enemy’s peace terms, advised the Senate to refuse them, and was tortured to death on his return to Carthage
noun
1.
the brightest star in the constellation Leo. Visual magnitude: 1.3; spectral type: B8; distance: 69 light years
Regulus
(rěg’yə-ləs)
A bright triple star in the constellation Leo, with an apparent magnitude of 1.35. Scientific name: Alpha Leonis.

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