[ US /ˈhaɪəˌdiz/ ]
  1. (Greek mythology) 7 daughters of Atlas and half-sisters of the Pleiades; they nurtured the infant Dionysus and Zeus placed them among the stars as a reward
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How To Use Hyades In A Sentence

  • Most of the V is formed by an open cluster of stars, called the Hyades.
  • The Pleiades are approximately 440 light-years away and the Hyades are about one-third that distance: 150 light-years.
  • However, acarids have tarsal claws that attach directly to the tarsi, whereas algophagids and hyadesiids have tarsal claws at the ends of flattened pulvilliform pretarsal stalks.
  • They're located about 15° west-northwest of the bright red star Aldebaran, which in turn is at the end of one of the arms of a V-shaped asterism, the Hyades open cluster, which points southwest.
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