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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Selenate (Chem) A salt of selenic acid; -- formerly called also seleniate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n selenate A compound of selenic acid with a base: as, sodium selenate.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Selenate a compound of selenic acid with a base
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. sēlēne, the moon.


In literature:

HERMOGENES: But what is selene (the moon)?
"Cratylus" by Plato
Hyperion the Titan god wed Theia the Titan goddess, and their children were Hellos, the bright Sun, and Selene, the clear Moon.
"The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles" by Padraic Colum
Selene, the moon, like Helios, the sun, was a person, and amorous.
"Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1" by Andrew Lang
The princess Selene, in moonblue robes, a silver crescent on her head, descends from a Sedan chair, borne by two giants.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Selene herself had woven the curtain in front of the door.
"Cleopatra, Complete" by Georg Ebers
Selene sent her to bed and sat down alone to her work.
"The Emperor, Complete" by Georg Ebers
I was all alone out there, and Selene looked down on us in silence.
"A Thorny Path [Per Aspera], Complete" by Georg Ebers
It is attacked only by boiling selenic acid which, as you must know, dissolves platinum readily.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
Seems to me, at the dance the other night, Selene said she was fine and dandy.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
Thus, "Selene kisses the sleeping Endymion" becomes the dry formula, "It is night.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
When Aurora appears her sister, Selene (the moon), fades and night rolls back like a curtain.
"The Children's Book of Celebrated Pictures" by Lorinda Munson Bryant
Then Selene was indeed astonished, for she had never seen anything so beautiful before, even in a dream.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
I will not disguise from you, Selene, my apprehension that the hideous colour may return.
"Hypolympia" by Edmund Gosse
He flew in youth, flew moonward, for his patron goddess was Selene, he her faithful worshipper, a true lunalogue.
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
He wondered now that he could have been so curt with his Selene.
"Shadows of Flames" by Amelie Rives
Was Selene Scott that accomplice?
"The House of Strange Secrets" by A. Eric Bayly
At last Selene came back, empty-handed.
"Ancient Manners" by Pierre Louys
Selene passes through every stage of the malady.
"The English Stage" by Augustin Filon
A theory recently suggested that Selene rides a single horse is thereby rendered untenable.
"A Catalogue of Sculpture in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum, Volume I (of 2)" by A. H. Smith
Selenites and selenates give a pale pink or pinkish yellow.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1" by Various

In poetry:

This is the fire of Hestia's careful hearth;
The flame that fed on many-towered Troy;
Selene's light about the Latmian boy;
The all-consuming ardor of Melkarth.
"Amor" by Clark Ashton Smith

In news:

Despite a cracked rib, Selene and Team Bicycling made the best of an early starting, 70 K ride on day four of the BC Bike Race.
In the parking lot at Matheson Hammock Park at 8 am on a recent weekday, 20-year-old Selene Cohen is using a 45-pound bow to shoot arrows at a makeshift cardboard target that leans against a tree.
Inglorious Leads Carroll Tandem in Selene.
Queen's Plate winner Inglorious is back at Woodbine for the Selene Stakes.
Selene, who'd given me life, was small, dark, feminine as a fan.
Dixie Strike Takes Rail Trip to Win Selene .
Kate Beckinsale as the thawed-out Selene, ready to deal death and destruction in Underworld.
Woodbine Ace Biofuel Steams to Selene Win.
Biofuel in the Selene Stakes.
Verdana Bold Holds On in Selene Stakes.
Juneau resident Selene Marhya Wolthausen died March 26, 2007, in Juneau.
JOURNEY BEYOND SELENE Remarkable Expeditions Past Our Moon and to the Ends of the Solar System.
Kate Beckinsale returns as Selene, but where is Scott Speedman.
Kate Beckinsale as the thawed-out Selene, ready to deal death and destruction in Underworld.
With a cracked rib and countless bruises, Selene has given everything she had and surrendered the rest.

In science:

The partially filled alumina film is then ac electrolysed in selenic acid for a few seconds which leaves behind the Se−− ions adsorbed on the walls of the pores.
A Self Assembled Nanoelectronic Quantum Computer Based on the Rashba Effect in Quantum Dots
The typical representatives of these crystals are α-quartz, cinnabar, tellurium, selen, camphor and benzil.
The Revised Quantum Mechanical Theory of the Optical Activity of Crystals