giant

  1. any creature of exceptional size
  2. a person of exceptional importance and reputation
  3. an unusually large enterprise
  4. a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
  5. someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
  6. an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fair tales
  7. a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relativ......

    Giant

    [gymnastics] A giant is an artistic gymnastics skill in which a gymnast rotates 360 degrees around an axis while in a fully extended position. It is performed on the uneven bars in women`s artistic gymnastics and on the parallel bars and horizontal bar in men`s artistic gymnastics. ==Technique== The gymnast begins in a handstand position. W...
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    giant

    [Adjective] Plural form: giants. Something that is much larger than the usual size. Sometimes in stories huge men are called giants.
    Example: My aunt grew a giant marrow for the summer fair.
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    giant

    [n] - a very large person 2. [n] - someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful 3. [n] - an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength 4. [n] - an unusually large enterprise 5. [n] - any creature of exceptional size
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    giant

    In many mythologies and folklore, a person of extraordinary size, often characterized as stupid and aggressive. In Greek mythology the giants grew from the spilled blood of Uranus and rebelled...
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    Giant

    NATO designation for soviet surface-to-air missile system S-300 [SU]
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    Giant

    Gi'ant noun [ Middle English giant , geant , geaunt , Old French jaiant , geant , French géant , Latin gigas , from Greek ..., ..., from the root of English gender , genesis . See Gender , and confer Gigantic .] 1.
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    Giant

    Gi'ant adjective Like a giant; extraordinary in size, strength, or power; as, giant brothers; a giant son. Giant cell . (Anat.) See Myeloplax . -- Giant clam (Zoology) , a bivalve shell of the genus Tridacna , esp. T. giga...
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    giant

    1. A man of extraordinari bulk and stature. 'Giants of mighty bone and bold emprise.' ... 2. A person of extraordinary strength or powers, bodily or intellectual. ... 3. Any animal, plant, or thing, of extraordinary size or power. Giant's Causeway, a vast collection of basaltic pillars, in the county of Antrim on the northern coast of Ireland. ... ...
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    giant

    noun any creature of exceptional size
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    giant

    heavyweight 3 whale noun a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
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    Giant

    • (n.) Any animal, plant, or thing, of extraordinary size or power. • (n.) A person of extraordinary strength or powers, bodily or intellectual. • (n.) A man of extraordinari bulk and stature. • (a.) Like a giant; extraordinary in size, strength, or power; as, giant brothers; a giant son.
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    Giant

    (from the article `1956: Best Director`) Other Nominees...protagonists in several more of Sirk`s melodramas and stylized `women`s pictures.` Hudson`s best film role is considered to be that of an earnest, ... [2 related articles]
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    Giant

    (from the article `Mahler, Gustav`) ...devoid of programs altogether, yet each clearly embodies a spiritual conflict that reaches a conclusive resolution. No. 5 (1902; popularly called ...
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    giant

    in folklore, huge mythical being, usually humanlike in form. The term derives (through Latin) from the Giants (Gigantes) of Greek mythology, who ... [1 related articles]
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    Giant

    [musical] Giant is a musical based on the 1952 Edna Ferber novel of the same name, with music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa and the book by Sybille Pearson. The musical premiered at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia in 2009. The story follows a ranch family in Texas over 30 years, and the effect of the oil boom. The musical...
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    giant

    giant, in mythology, manlike being of great size and strength. The giant has been the symbol for the expression of certain recurring beliefs in the mythologies of all races. He is universally represented as being a brutish power of nature, lacking the stature of gods and the civilization and cunning...
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    Giant

    Giants are people of extraordinary stature. History, both sacred and profane, makes mention of giants, and even of races of giants, but this in general occurs only at an early stage of civilization when the national mind is apt to exaggerate anything unusual. Hence the Cyclopes and Laestrygones of the ancients and the Cornish and Welsh giants of En...
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    Giant

    [Twin Peaks] Lt. `Butch` O`Hare in a Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat at Naval Air Station, Kaneohe, Hawaii, 10 April 1942 This image is the work of an employee of the United States Navy made during the course of his duties and can be found at www.cvl-22.com or at www.aviation-history.com and elsewhere ...
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    GIANT

    GIANT was a magazine headquartered in New York geared to the urban music market. It began in October 2004 as a bimonthly publication catering to the interests of 20-something men, focusing on pop culture including reviews of video games, movies, fine tobacco, music, everyday happenings and celebrity interviews. In August 2006, the magazine had a m...
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    Giant

    [mythology] Giant is the English word (coined 1297) commonly used for the monsters of human appearance but prodigious size and strength common in the mythology and legends of many different cultures. The word Giant was derived from one of the most famed examples: the gigantes (Greek: γίγαντες) of Greek mythology. In various Indo-Eur...
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