Deneb [ den-eb ] SHOW IPA / ˈdɛn ɛb / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Astronomy. a first-magnitude star in the constellation Cygnus.
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Origin of Deneb
First recorded in 1865–70,
Deneb is from the Arabic word dhanab a tail Words nearby Deneb dendrology
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How to use Deneb in a sentence
Above him was the enormous triangle formed by
Deneb, Vega, and Altair.
Bart's mother had been a Mentorian—from the planet Mentor, of the star
Deneb, a hundred times brighter than the sun.
Earth is over-crowded and
Deneb is under-populated, so of course our methods would be the opposite of Earth's.
A bit arbitrary, perhaps, but for the good of Dr. Hoyt and
Deneb in the long run, just as it had been for himself. British Dictionary definitions for Deneb noun the brightest star in the constellation Cygnus and one of the brightest but remotest stars in the night sky. Visual magnitude: 1.25; spectral type: A2I Word Origin for Deneb
C19: from Arabic
dhanab a tail
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Scientific definitions for Deneb A white supergiant star. It is the brightest star in the constellation Cygnus, with an apparent magnitude of 1.26. Deneb, along with Vega and Altair, form the Summer Triangle asterism. Scientific name: Alpha Cygnus. See Note at Rigel.
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