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1A large northern constellation (the Whale), said to represent the sea monster which threatened Andromeda. It contains the variable star Mira, but no other bright stars.
- 1.1as genitive Ceti /ˈsiːti/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation:‘the star Tau Ceti’
- 1.1as genitive Ceti /ˈsiːti/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation:
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.