Argos

ancient city-state in the northeast Peloponnesus from the seventh century B.C. until the rise of Sparta. Here, used to represent the forces led by Polynices to take back Thebes.
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Argos

noun an ancient city in southeastern Greece; dominated the Peloponnese in the 7th century BC
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ARGOS

(Advanced Research and Global Observation Satellite) The most advanced research and development satellite ever launched by the United States Air Force. It carries an ion propulsion experiment, ionospheric instruments, a space dust experiment, a high-temperature semiconducto...
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Argos

[dog] In Homer`s Odyssey, Argos (s; Ἄργος) is Odysseus` faithful dog. After twenty years struggling to get home to Ithaca, Odysseus finally arrives at his homeland. In his absence, reckless suitors have taken over his house in hopes of marrying his wife Penelope. In order to secretly re-enter his house to ultimately spring a surprise ...
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Argos

[EGFR Inhibitor] Argos is a secreted protein that is an inhibitor of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) pathway in Drosophila melanogaster. The name derives from the phenotype of mutant flies with eye defects and refers to Argus Panoptes. The mechanism by which Argos attenuates the EGFR pathway is by sequestration of ligand and not...
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ARGOS

[optics system] Advanced Rayleigh Guided Ground Layer Adaptive Optics System (ARGOS) is a multi-star adaptive optics system which is built for use with the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT). With ARGOS, both sides of the LBT will be equipped with a multi-laser beacon system and corresponding wavefront sensors. The artificial beacons are creat...
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Argos

[retailer] Argos is a British retailer operating in the UK and Ireland. With 737 stores and 340 million website visits a year, it is one of the largest high street retailers online in the UK. In 2012 it was estimated that 96% of the population of the UK was within 10 miles of an Argos branch. Together with sister company Homebase, it today ...
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ARGOS

[satellite] The Advanced Research and Global Observation Satellite (ARGOS) was launched on 23 Feb 1999 from SLC-2W, Vandenberg AFB, CA, atop a Boeing Delta II (7920-10) (List of Delta II launches). Construction of the spacecraft bus and integration of the satellite`s nine payloads was accomplished by Boeing at their Seal Beach, CA facility....
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ARGOS

acronym: Argos Data Collection and Position Location System (CNES and NOAA)
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Argos

Argos (är'gos, –gus) , city of ancient Greece, in NE Peloponnesus, 3 mi (4.8 km) inland from the Gulf of Argos, near the modern Nauplia. It was occupied from the early Bronze Age and is mentioned in Homer's Iliad as the kingdom of Diomed. Argos was the center of Argolis and in the 7th...
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Argos

Argos is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Argos

Argos, in Greek mythology: see Argus.
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Argos

City in ancient Greece, at the head of the Gulf of Argos, which was once a cult centre of the goddess Hera; her celebrated sanctuary lay outside the city. In the Homeric age the name `Argives`...
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Argos

City in ancient Greece, at the head of the Gulf of Argos, which was once a cult centre of the goddess Hera; her celebrated sanctuary lay outside the city. In the Homeric age the name `Argives` was sometimes used instead of `Greeks`. Although one of the most important cities in the Peloponnese, Argos was dominated by Corinth ...
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Argos

city in the nomós (department) of Argolis, northeastern Peloponnese, Greece. It lies just north of the head of the Gulf of Argolis.[4 related articles]
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Argos

the name of Odysseus' favorite hunting dog, who having grown old and useless during Odysseus' twenty year absence from Ithaca, dies upon seeing his master again after waiting faithful for him to return; (2) the builder of the Argo, the shipped sailed by Jason and the Argonauts; (3) the son of Zeus and Niobe who introduced the practice of tilling th...
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Argos

[n] - an ancient city in southeastern Greece
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