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Deimos

[dahy-mos] /ˈdaɪ mɒs/
noun
1.
an ancient Greek personification of terror, a son of Ares and Aphrodite.
2.
Astronomy. one of the two moons of Mars.
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  • By the time Deimos had risen in the sky, they were sound asleep.

    Stand by for Mars! Carey Rockwell
  • Have I your permission to contact Deimos for the latest details, sir?

    Treachery in Outer Space Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  • Before anyone could say anything, the voice of the Deimos operator broke the stunned silence.

    Treachery in Outer Space Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  • It was soon found that the first, Deimos, completes its orbit in 30h.

    History of Astronomy George Forbes
  • We had quickly overtaken and passed Deimos, far within her orbit.

    Pharaoh's Broker Ellsworth Douglass
  • The sky blackened, and soon after Deimos rose and started climbing across the dark sky.

    Stand by for Mars! Carey Rockwell
  • Deimos proved to be, as we had expected, about six miles in diameter.

    Edison's Conquest of Mars Garrett Putnam Serviss
  • At night, the tiny moon, Deimos, climbed across the desert and reflected light upon the satin-smooth water.

    Stand by for Mars! Carey Rockwell
  • Kit and Astro immediately took charge of getting the bulky boxlike chamber back to Deimos where it could be opened safely.

    Treachery in Outer Space Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  • By now, three small jet boats and two rocket scouts had blasted off from Deimos, bringing emergency rescue equipment.

    Treachery in Outer Space Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
British Dictionary definitions for Deimos

Deimos

/ˈdeɪmɒs/
noun
1.
the smaller of the two satellites of Mars and the more distant from the planet. Approximate diameter: 13 km Compare Phobos
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Deimos in Science
Deimos
  (dē'mōs, dā'-)   
The satellite of Mars that is second in distance from the planet.
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