ansa: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (an'su), [key]
— pl. -sae
  1. a looped handle, esp. of a vase.
  2. either of the apparent extremities of the rings of Saturn or of other planets, esp. when viewed from the earth or from spacecraft under certain conditions, when they look like two handles.
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