Definition of Saturnian in English:

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Pronunciation: /səˈtərnēən/


1Relating to the planet Saturn.
Example sentences
  • Cassini has found another Saturnian moon with an atmosphere: this time, it is Enceladus.
  • At an emotional press conference, the Huygens mission team announced that their probe has started to send experimental data back from the surface of Saturnian moon, Titan.
  • The Huygens probe has travelled 789 million miles to the Saturnian system tethered to the Cassini spacecraft.
2 another term for saturnine.
Example sentences
  • There is nothing extraordinary about a parent having both a charming, lovable Venusian side and a withdrawn Saturnian side or a demanding Plutonian side.
  • Even in the midst of Saturnian limitations to our homes, economy, security and even our homes there is an expanding ray of light.
  • Other positive characteristics of the Saturnian type are what may be termed the good old-fashioned values of courtesy, decorum, and propriety.

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Syllabification: Sa·tur·ni·an

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