Translation for 'Vesta' from English to Russian
NOUN1   a vesta | vestas
NOUN2   Vesta | -
Веста {ж}
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Translation for 'Vesta' from English to Russian

Веста {ж}миф.
Usage Examples English
  • In banking and insurance he chaired the board of Bergen Sparebank from 1963 to 1972 (board member since 1947), chaired the supervisory councils of Sparetrygden from 1945 to 1968, Forenede Liv from 1968 to 1972, Vesta and Investa from 1970 to 1972, Dalen Portland Cementfabrikk from 1966 to 1968 (council member since 1959) and the Norwegian Savings Banks Association from 1970 to 1972.
  • A distinguishing characteristic of vesta cases is that they have a ribbed surface, usually on the bottom, for lighting the matches.
  • In Samuel Beckett's 1957 one-act play "Endgame", while Hamm is narrating the story of the day when he adopted Clov, he mentions how he was smoking a meerschaum pipe, after lighting it with a vesta.
  • "Phyciodes graphica", the vesta crescent, is a species of crescents, checkerspots, anglewings, etc. in the butterfly family Nymphalidae.
  • "Norape vesta" is a moth of the Megalopygidae family. It was described by William Schaus in 1892.

  • Kalvesta was derived from the Greek "kalos", meaning "beautiful", and Vesta, the Roman goddess of the hearth and home.
  • In 1870, a large fire that started at the vesta match-making department destroyed the factory, halting production for over half a year.
  • occidentalis" and "D. vesta", and there is the western mimicry ring, which includes many other species.
  • The House of the Vestals was the residence of the vestal priestesses in Rome.
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