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Definition of Vesta

Vesta
Vesta Ves"ta, n. [L. Vesta, akin to Gr. ? Vesta, ? the hearth of the house, and perhaps to Skr. ush to burn (see East), or perhaps to Skr. vas to dwell, and E. was.] 1. (Rom. Myth.) One of the great divinities of the ancient Romans, identical with the Greek Hestia. She was a virgin, and the goddess of the hearth; hence, also, of the fire on it, and the family round it. 2. (Astron.) An asteroid, or minor planet, discovered by Olbers in 1807. 3. A wax friction match. --Simmonds.

Meaning of Vesta from wikipedia

- Vesta (minor-planet designation: 4 Vesta) is one of the largest objects in the asteroid belt, with a mean diameter of 525 kilometres (326 mi). It was discovered...
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- Vesta (classical Latin: [ˈu̯ɛs̠t̪ä]) is the virgin goddess of the hearth, home, and family in Roman religion. She was rarely depicted in human form, and...
- The Lada Vesta is a compact car produced by the Russian car company AvtoVAZ since 2015. It was presented in August 2014 during the Moscow International...
- 4862°E / 41.8917; 12.4862 The Temple of Vesta, or the aedes (Latin Aedes Vestae; Italian: Tempio di Vesta), is an ancient edifice in Rome, Italy. The...
- Mary Vesta Williams (December 1, 1957 – September 22, 2011) was an American singer-songwriter, who performed across genres such as pop, jazz, adult contemporary...
- 56°11′48″N 10°10′49″E / 56.1966997°N 10.1802483°E / 56.1966997; 10.1802483 Vestas Wind Systems A/S is a Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer...
- Vesta is the Roman goddess of the hearth, home, and family. The given name may also refer to: People: Vesta Hathaway (Marina Oliver, born 1934), British...
- A vesta case, or simply a “vesta” is a small box made to house wax, or "strike anywhere", matches. The first successful friction match appeared in 1826...
- 16 September 1952) was an English music hall performer. She adopted the stage name Vesta Tilley and became one of the best-known male impersonators of her era. Her...