Dragon

A dragon is a legendary creature, typically with serpentine or reptilian traits, that features in the myths of many cultures. There are two distinct cultural traditions of dragons: the European dragon, derived from European folk traditions and ultimately related to Greek and Middle Eastern mythologies, and the Chinese dragon, with counterparts in ...
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DRAGON

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[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

• (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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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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(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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[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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[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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Dragon

[Dungeons & Dragons] In the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) fantasy role-playing game, dragons are an iconic type of monstrous creature used as adversaries or, less commonly, allies of player characters. As a group, D&D dragons are loosely based upon dragons from a wide range of fictional and mythological sources. In D&D, dragons are depicted as a...
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[Kalapugama short story] Makara: (‘මකරා’) is a short story written in Sinhala by Sri Lankan writer Anandasiri Kalapugama. In 1975, this short story won the first prize of island-wide Novice Short Story Writing Competition conducted by Sri Lanka Board of Cultural Affairs under the Department of Cultural Affairs in the Government ...
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[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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[magazine] Dragon is one of the two official magazines for source material for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game and associated products; Dungeon is the other. TSR, Inc. originally launched the monthly printed magazine in 1976 to succeed the company`s earlier publication, The Strategic Review. The final printed issue was #359 in Sept...
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[Middle-earth] J. R. R. Tolkien`s Middle-earth legendarium features dragons closely based on those of European legend. Besides dragon (derived from French), Tolkien variously used the terms drake (the original English term, from Old English draca, in turn from Latin draco) and worm (from Old English wyrm, `serpent`, `dragon`). ==History== T...
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[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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[poem] Dragon (Дракон) is a poem by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, written in the spring and summer of 1875 and first published in Vestnik Evropy October (#10) 1875 issue (pp. 581-605). The poem (consisting of 193 three-liners) was subtitled `A 12th century tale. From the Italian` and dedicated to Yakov Polonsky. In July 1875 Tolsto...
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[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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[rocket] The Dragon is a two-stage French solid propellant sounding rocket used for high altitude research. Its first stage was a Stromboli engine (diameter 56 cm) which burned 675 kg of fuel in 16 s and so produced a maximum thrust of 88 kN. A Belier engine was used as the upper stage. It belonged thereby to a family of solid-propellant ro...
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[roller coaster] A store building in Buxton, Oregon taken in 2007 ...
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[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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[spacecraft] The trunk section, which carries the spacecraft`s solar panels and allows the transport of unpressurized cargo to the ISS, was first used for cargo on the SpaceX CRS-2 mission. ===Name=== SpaceX`s CEO, Elon Musk, named the spacecraft after the 1963 song `Puff, the Magic Dragon` by Peter, Paul and Mary, reportedly as a response ...
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[zodiac] The Dragon ({zh|t=龍|s=龙}) is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Dragon is associated with the earthly branch symbol 辰. It has been proposed by one academic researcher that the Chen symbol might actually be a Scorpion and once symbolized the s...
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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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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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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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Anti-tank guided weapons system [US], Series of artillery tractors [UK], Series of light vehicles [RO]
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