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Uranus Moon Cressida
2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Cressida -- Cressida is a moon of Uranus. It was named after the daughter of Calchas in William Shakespeare's play Troilus and Cressida. Other than its size and orbit, virtually nothing is known about it. ----- Discovery Discovered by Voyager 2 Discovered in 1986 Orbital characteristics Mean radius 61,767 km Eccentricity 0.00023 Orbital period 0.46357d...

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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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