dragon

[n] - a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman 2. [n] - a creature of Teutonic mythology 3. [n] - any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body
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dragon

Mythical reptilian beast, often portrayed with wings and breathing fire. An occasional feature of classical legends such as the rescue of Andromeda, dragons later held a central place as opponents...
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Dragon

Anti-tank guided weapons system [US], Series of artillery tractors [UK], Series of light vehicles [RO]
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Dragon

Drag'on noun [ French dragon , Latin draco , from Greek ..., probably from ..., ..., to look (akin to Sanskrit dar... to see), and so called from its terrible eyes. Confer Drake a dragon, Dragoon .] 1. (Myth.) A fabulous animal, generally represented a...
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dragon

1. A fabulous animal, generally represented as a monstrous winged serpent or lizard, with a crested head and enormous claws, and regarded as very powerful and ferocious. 'The dragons which appear in early paintings and sculptures are invariably representations of a winged crocodile.' (Fairholt) ... In Scripture the term dragon refers to any great m...
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dragon

flying lizard noun any of several small tropical Asian lizards capable of gliding by spreading winglike membranes on each side of the body
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Dragon

• (n.) A short musket hooked to a swivel attached to a soldier`s belt; -- so called from a representation of a dragon`s head at the muzzle. • (n.) A constellation of the northern hemisphere figured as a dragon; Draco. • (n.) A small arboreal lizard of the genus Draco, of several species, found in the East Indies and Southern Asia. Fi...
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dragon

legendary monster usually conceived as a huge, bat-winged, fire-breathing, scaly lizard or snake with a barbed tail. The belief in these creatures ... [8 related articles]
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Dragon

[remote sensing] Dragon refers to any of several remote sensing image processing software packages. This software provides capabilities for displaying, analyzing, and interpreting digital images from earth satellites and raster data files that represent spatially distributed data. All the Dragon packages derive from code created by Goldin-R...
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Dragon

[Ninurta] The Warrior Dragon (from Sumerian ušum: Dragon) in Sumerian mythology was one of the heroes slain by Ninurta, patron god of Lagash, in ancient Iraq. Its body was hung on the seat of his chariot according to the ancient source (lines 55-63 ). ...
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Dragon

HMS Dragon was a British torpedo-boat destroyer of 295 tons launched in 1894. The name Dragon has been associated with British naval ships since 1512.
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dragon

dragon, mythical beast usually represented as a huge, winged, fire-breathing reptile. For centuries the dragon has been prominent in the folklore of many peoples; thus, its physical characteristics vary greatly and include combinations of numerous animals. The dragon has often been associated with e...
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Dragon

Dragon is British slang for an ugly woman.
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Dragon

Dragon was the Celtic word for a Chief. This has led to confusion through history where writers refer to a dragon being slain by a knight, and readers confuse the reality of a Celtic chief being killed, with that of a knight battling a massive fire-breathing, winged reptile.
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Dragon

In Chinese mythology, the dragon or long is a beneficial spirit of the moist yang principle. The dwell in the clouds or waters. There were five sorts: heavenly, which guarded the mansions of the gods; spiritual, which controlled winds and rains, and only accidentally caused flooding; earthly, which cleared rivers and deepened seas; those of hidden ...
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Dragon

A dragon was a short musket carried by Dragoons, so named on account of spitting fire in a manner resembling that of the fabulous beast. The muskets were frequently decorated with the head of a dragon inscribed on the muzzle.
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Dragon

The Dragon was a Chinese silver dollar.
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(zoology) Name popularly given to various sorts of lizard. These include the flying dragon Draco volans of southeast Asia; the komodo dragon Varanus komodoensis of Indonesia, at over 3 m/10 ft the largest living lizard; and some Australian liza...
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Dragon

will bring power and influence wherever you so choose to place them. The dragon supports the water element; best placing it facing water, clean water such as an ocean, river, stream or a fountain. The dragon brings the power of rain showers for abundant harvests, the principle of heaven and male yang power. If you place a dragon in front of the ent...
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Dragon

[roller coaster] A store building in Buxton, Oregon taken in 2007 ...
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DRAGON

Design & production by Kosi Gramatikoff User:kosigrim, Title: Genomic organization, content: sizes and corresponding composition of six major model organisms as pie charts. (JPG) ...
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Dragon

[Russian car company] Dragon is a Russian car manufacturer that makes offroad and tunes cars. There are only two known models, the Dragon Astero and the Dragon Jump Both are made from UAZ, GAZ, and VAZ components and assemblies. Astero - a closed fiberglass body 2 door 4x4. Jump - a closed fiberglass body 2 door 4x4 whose doors and roof may...
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Dragon

[Adventureland] The Dragon is an O.D. Hopkins steel roller coaster located at Adventureland in Altoona, Iowa, near Des Moines. The Dragon made its debut on May 12, 1991, during Adventureland`s sixteenth full season. It cost an estimated $2.1 million to build The Dragon. It is still Adventureland`s only coaster which loops completely upside ...
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Dragon

[keelboat] The International Dragon is a one-design keelboat. The Dragon was designed by Norwegian Johan Anker in 1929. In 1948 the Dragon became an Olympic Class, a status it retained until the Munich Olympics in 1972. The Dragon`s long keel and elegant metre-boat lines remain unchanged, but today Dragons are constructed using the latest t...
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Dragon

[cipher] Dragon is a stream cipher developed at the Information Security Institute by Ed Dawson, Kevin Chen, Matt Henricksen, William Millan, Leonie Simpson, HoonJae Lee, and SangJae Moon. The cipher is a Phase 3 Focus candidate for the eSTREAM project. The cipher is targeted for fast software implementations and versions with different key...
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