• WordNet 3.6
    • n Gemini the third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20
    • n Gemini a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic
    • n Gemini (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Gemini (Astron) A constellation of the zodiac, containing the two bright stars Castor and Pollux; also, the third sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about May 20th.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Gemini A zodiacal constellation, giving its name to a sign of the zodiac, lying east of Taurus, on the other side of the Milky Way. It represents the two youths Castor and Pollux, sitting side by side. In the heads of the twins respectively are situated the two bright stars which go by their names — Castor to the west, a greenish star intermediate between the first and second magnitudes, and Pollux to the east, a full yellow star of the first magnitude. The sun is in Gemini from about May 20th till about June 21st (the longest day).
    • Gemini (jem′ i-ni, according to the older E. pronunciation of Latin; also, corruptly, jim′ i-ni). [Also written geminy, gemony, jiminy; in the phrase O Gemini, or simply Gemini, i.e., by the Twins, i. e., Castor and Pollux; in E. orig. as an imitation of classical use, to swear by Castor and Pollux being a favorite oath of the Romans.] A word used as a form of mild oath or interjection.
    • Gemini [Also spelled geminy, and sometimes used as a sing. noun.] A pair; specifically, a pair of eyes.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Gemini jem′i-nī the twins, a constellation containing the two bright stars Castor and Pollux
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., twins, pl. of geminus,; cf. Skr. jmi, related as brother or sister
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L., pl. of geminus, twin-born.


In literature:

O Gemini, you have brought all the blood into my face; I warrant I am as red as a turkey-cock.
"The Double-Dealer" by William Congreve
The Countess Gemini simply nodded without getting up: Isabel could see she was a woman of high fashion.
"The Portrait of a Lady" by Henry James
Her description of her aunt had not been incorrect; the Countess Gemini was further than ever from having folded her wings.
"The Portrait of a Lady" by Henry James
And, gemini, gossip is like water, and will get in if a crack shows.
"Richard Carvel, Complete" by Winston Churchill
GEMINI, the Twins, two stars in the southern hemisphere named Castor and Pollux; also the name of a sign of the zodiac.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 1, August 7, 1841" by Various
O Gemini, you have brought all the blood into my face; I warrant I am as red as a turkey-cock.
"The Comedies of William Congreve Volume 1 [of 2]" by William Congreve
Oh, Gemini, how my head aches!
"The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley" by Louis Tracy
Gemini is the house of Mercury.
"Myths and Marvels of Astronomy" by Richard A. Proctor
The signs are Gemini, Sagittarius, and Pisces.
"How to Read the Crystal" by Sepharial

In poetry:

The stars are sliding wanton through trees,
The sky is sliding steady over all.
Great Bear to Gemini will lose his place
And Cygnus over world's brink slip + fall.
"Stars Sliding" by Ivor Gurney

In news:

Gemini Vegetarians Rule in ACE's Legally Blonde.
NASA's Amazing Footage of the 1965 Gemini IV Mission.
But for the budding digital DJ, the Gemini First Mix is an easy and fun way to learn the basics and rock your next house party.
Gemini 's GTX Loudspeakers: Merging Value and Sound Quality.
Gemini , a division of GCI Technologies, is pleased to announce the new GTX series of passive loudspeakers.
With over three decades of speaker production under their belts, Gemini has always demonstrated an ability to seamlessly merge value and sound quality.
Gemini from Grapo Technologies Worth A Look at FESPA 2011.
And it won't be Gemini 's twin: Rustic House (1967 N. No phone yet), in the former La Trattoria del Merlo space, will have a quieter ambiance and will be "more of a dining experience," Paskewitz says.
Owner, Gemini Studios Age: 28 Fact: He's an Eagle Scout His take on O.C.
Dorel Purchases Australia's Gemini .
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group (CSG) has acquired the assets of Sydney-based Gemini Bicycles for US $2.2 million.
But no one could have moved fast enough to stop Gemini 's big escape.
Curtis Hanson circling ' Gemini Man'.
Curtis Hanson is negotiating with Disney to direct " Gemini Man," an action thriller that will be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
Gemini is the first of a fleet of ferries to boost the Bay Area's emergency response capability and expand water transport.

In science:

The mass fraction appears to increase in galaxies with a circular velocity below about 120 km/s, and spectroscopic observations with Gemini show that some thick disks counter-rotate relative to the main disk of the galaxy (Dalcanton).
Island Universes
Of order a million redshifts are needed, and the most likely surveys to accomplish this ambitious goal appear to be HETDEX using the VIRUS instrument under construction for HET and the wide-field multi-fiber spectrograph KAOS proposed for Gemini.
Galaxy Formation
High-z spectroscopy of SnIa is being carried on 8m class telescopes (Gemini, VLT, Keck).
Accelerating Universe: Observational Status and Theoretical Implications
We use integral field spectroscopy with the Gemini North Telescope to detect probable fluorescent Lyα emission from gas lying close to the luminous QSO PSS 2155+1358 at redshift 4.28.
Fluorescent Lyman-alpha Emission from Gas Near a QSO at Redshift 4.28
The QSO PSS 2155+1358 was observed with the integral field unit of the Gemini Multi-Ob ject Spectrograph (GMOS) on the Gemini North Telescope.
Fluorescent Lyman-alpha Emission from Gas Near a QSO at Redshift 4.28