What is castor?

  • (noun): A multiple star with 6 components; second brightest in Gemini; close to Pollux.
    Synonyms: Alpha Geminorum
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Castor Hanglands National Nature Reserve
... Castor Hanglands is managed as a National Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest by Natural England, a non-departmental public body vested in 2006 ... It is situated north of the villages of Castor and Ailsworth in the unitary authority area of Peterborough in the United Kingdom ... In an area of less than 220 acres (90 ha), Castor Hanglands contains a remarkable variety of plant and animal life ...
Castor, Cambridgeshire - History
... Castor's toponym is derived from the Old English "ceaster", referring to the Roman fort across the River Nene at Durobrivae ... In the Roman period, there was a huge palatial structure at Castor ... where the taxes were collected, and that after 250 this function was transferred to Castor ...
List Of United States Political Families (C) - The Castors
... Elizabeth Castor (1941-), Florida State Senator 1977-1978 1983-1986, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 2004, candidate for U.S ... Husband of Elizabeth Castor ... Castor (1966-), member of Hillsborough County, Florida Board of Commissioners 2002-2006 U.S ...
Cox Model Engine - Fuel
... At least 20% oil (50/50 castor/synthetic) is recommended ... When using Castor Oil it is advisable to clean the engine cylinder wall with a Scotch-Brite pad to remove castor oil varnish buildup that will occur, especially after ... this problem, it is advised to use a Synthetic oil or synthetic and castor oil blend ...
Castor Of Karden
... Saint Castor of Karden (German Kastor von Karden) was a priest and hermit of the 4th century who is venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church ... Castor was a pupil of Maximinus of Trier around 345 AD, and was ordained as a priest by Maximinus ... Like his teacher, Castor may have come from the region of Aquitaine ...

More definitions of "castor":

  • (noun): A pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable.
    Synonyms: caster
  • (noun): A shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar.
    Synonyms: caster
  • (noun): Type genus of the Castoridae: beavers.
    Synonyms: genus Castor
  • (noun): A hat made of beaver fur or similar material.
    Synonyms: beaver