serpent

  1. limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
  2. an obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake

Serpent

• (n.) Fig.: A subtle, treacherous, malicious person. • (v. t.) To wind; to encircle. • (n.) A bass wind instrument, of a loud and coarse tone, formerly much used in military bands, and sometimes introduced into the orchestra; -- so called from its form. • (n.) The constellation Serpens. • (n.) A species of firework having ...
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serpent

1. <zoology> Any reptile of the order Ophidia; a snake, especially a large snake. ... The serpents are mostly long and slender, and move partly by bending the body into undulations or folds and pressing them against objects, and partly by using the free edges of their ventral scales to cling to rough surfaces. Many species glide swiftly over ...
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serpent

noun an obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake
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Serpent

[Bible] The serpent (נחש, nakhásh) occurs in both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. The symbol of a serpent or snake played important roles in religious and cultural life of ancient Egypt, Canaan, Mesopotamia and Greece. The serpent was a symbol of evil power and chaos from the underworld as well as a symbol of fertility, life and...
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Serpent

[cipher] Serpent is a symmetric key block cipher that was a finalist in the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) contest, where it was ranked second to Rijndael. Serpent was designed by Ross Anderson, Eli Biham, and Lars Knudsen. Like other AES submissions, Serpent has a block size of 128 bits and supports a key size of 128, 192 or 256 bits. ...
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Serpent

[instrument] The serpent is the bass wind instrument, descended from the cornett, and a distant ancestor of the tuba, with a mouthpiece like a brass instrument but side holes like a woodwind. It is usually a long cone bent into a snakelike shape, hence the name. The serpent is closely related to the cornett, although it is not part of the c...
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Serpent

[roller coaster] Serpent was a steel roller coaster at Six Flags AstroWorld. It was built by Arrow Dynamics in 1969, which made it the park`s first roller coaster and the last junior mine train made by Arrow Dynamics. After AstroWorld closed this ride was scrapped. ...
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Serpent

[software] Serpent is a continuous-energy Monte Carlo reactor physics code capable for highly detailed, three-dimensional burnup calculation. It is under current development at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland since 2004 under the original name of `Probabilistic Scattering Game`. The code was originally developed with two-dimensiona...
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Serpent

[symbolism] The serpent, or snake, is one of the oldest and most widespread mythological symbols. The word is derived from Latin serpens, a crawling animal or snake. Snakes have been associated with some of the oldest rituals known to humankind and represent dual expression of good and evil. In some cultures snakes were fertility symbols, f...
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Serpent

[video game] ==Gameplay== In the future, there is a very popular sport called Serpent. Two fighters in serpentine robotic machines try to box each other in to win the fight. The serpents are detailed in the fact that they aren`t just a line, giving a greater sense of realism to the game. Each snake has a fixed amount of lives; with losing a...
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Serpent

Ser'pent intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Serpented ; present participle & verbal noun Serpenting .] To wind like a serpent; to crook about; to meander. [ R.] 'The serpenting of the Thames.' Evelyn.
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Serpent

Ser'pent noun [ French, from Latin serpens , -entis (sc. bestia ), from serpens , present participle of serpere to creep; akin to Greek ........., Sanskrit sarp , and perhaps to Latin repere , English reptile . Confer Herpes .] 1.
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Serpent

Ser'pent transitive verb To wind; to encircle. [ R.] Evelyn.
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serpent

A great serpent who protected the sun god Re.
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serpent

in music, a bass wind instrument sounded by the vibration of the lips against a cup mouthpiece. It was probably invented in 1590 by Edme Guillaume, ... [1 related articles]
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serpent

serpent, term sometimes used to designate the larger species of snakes in mythology and folklore, a name often applied to any sinuous, crawling creature, chiefly to a snake. No sea serpents have been discovered to substantiate the legends about them, although some accounts, such as stories of the so...
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Serpent

The serpent was a bass wind instrument, of a loud and coarse tone, formerly much used in military bands, and sometimes introduced into the orchestra. It was so called from its form.
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serpent

[n] - a firework that moves in serpentine manner when ignited 2. [n] - an obsolete bass cornet
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