Meaning of “Uranus” in the English Dictionary

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"Uranus" in British English

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Uranusnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈjʊə.rən.əs/ /jʊəˈreɪ.nəs/ us /ˈjʊr.ən.əs/

Examples from literature

  • The temperature on Uranus is –224°C. It is colder than Neptune because the temperature at the center of the planet is colder. 
  • Uranus is made mostly of gas, but can you imagine a planet made from diamonds? 
  • Uranus is the coldest planet. 
  • While searching for these star systems, Herschel made another important discovery: Uranus, the seventh planet from our sun. 

(Definition of “Uranus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Uranus" in American English

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Uranusnoun [ U ]

us /ˈjʊər·ə·nəs, jʊˈreɪ·nəs/

the planet seventh in order of distance from the sun, after Saturn and before Neptune

(Definition of “Uranus” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)