The direction in the sky (in → Columba) away from which the Sun seems to be moving (at a speed of 19.4 km/s) relative to general field stars in the Galaxy.
Fr.: bande magnétique
A continuous, flexible ribbon impregnated or coated with magnetic-sensitive material on which information (sound, images, data, etc.) may be recorded.
Fr.: antiapex solaire
A long, narrow strip of paper, plastic, metal, etc., as in → magnetic tape
M.E.; unexplained variant of tappe; O.E. tæppe "strip (of cloth)," akin to M.L.G. teppen "to tear, pluck."
Navâr "a narrow, long piece, strip, rope," cf. Ossetic nawar "tendon, sinew;" Av. snāvarə- "tendon, sinew;" cf. Skt. snāvan- "tendon, sinew;" Pali nahāru-, nhāru- "tendon, muscle;" Hindi nahāru "piece of leather;" Arm. neard "tendon;" Gk. neura "string, sinew;" L. neros "sinew, muscle, nerve;" Ir. sin "chain;" P.Gmc. *senawo (O.S. sinewa, O.N. sina, O.Fris. sine, M.Du. senuwe, O.H.G. senawa, Ger. Sehne, E. sinew)