Typhon

A typhon is a naval signal horn operated by compressed air or steam. It is so named after the mythical Greek monster Typhon, the father of destructive and fierce winds.
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Typhon

[n] - (Greek mythology) a monster with a hundred heads and one of the whirlwinds
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typhon

1. According to Hesiod, the son of Typhoeus, and father of the winds, but later identified with him. ... By modern writers, Typhon is identified with the Egyptian Set, who represents physical evil. ... 2. A violent whirlwind; a typhoon. 'The circling typhon whirled from point to point.' (Thomson) ... Origin: Gr, and . See Typhoon. ... Source: Webst...
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Typhon

noun (Greek mythology) a monster with a hundred heads and one of the whirlwinds; son of Typhoeus and father of Cerberus and the Chimera and the Sphinx
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Typhon

• (n.) According to Hesiod, the son of Typhoeus, and father of the winds, but later identified with him. • (n.) A violent whirlwind; a typhoon.
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Typhon

in Greek mythology, youngest son of Gaea (Earth) and Tartarus (of the nether world). He was described as a grisly monster with a hundred dragons` ...
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Typhon

Typhon 1. A violent whirlwind; a typhoon. 2. A surface-to-air missile designed for shipboard deployment against high-performance aircraft and short-range tactical missiles. It carries a nuclear or a non-nuclear warhead. 3. Etymology: from Greek mythology, a monster with a hundred heads and one of the whirlwinds. Son of Typhoeus and Echidna; fat...
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typhon

typhon, tyfon Acoustical engineering, a loudspeaker horn that is actuated by compressed air or steam.
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Typhon

Typhon (tī'fon) or Typhoeus (tīfē'us) , in Greek mythology, fierce and monstrous son of Gaea. He was the father of Echidna—a monster half woman and half dragon—and of Cerberus, Hydra, the Sphinx, and the Chimera. Typhon was so frightful that Zeus set him afire a...
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Typhon

In Greek mythology, Typhon was a one-hundred headed, fire-breathing monster. He was the father of destructive and fierce winds. He is derived from the Egyptian Set or Seth. According to Homer, he was buried underground by Zeus.
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Typhon

Typhon (ən; Τυφῶν, Tuphōn typʰɔ̂ːn), also Typhoeus (s; Τυφωεύς, Tuphōeus), Typhaon (Τυφάων, Tuphaōn) or Typhos (Τυφώς, Tuphōs) was the deadliest monster of Greek mythology. The last son of Gaia, fathered by Tartarus, he was known as the `Father of All Monsters`; his wife Echidna was likewise the `Mother of All M......
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Typhon

The fire-breathing giant who challenged Zeus for control of Mount Olympus. Also the father of most Greek monsters.
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Typhon

Typhon was a giant monster. There are different versions of how he looked but he is usually described as having a human upper half and snake coils instead of legs.
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Typhon

a monstrous son of Gaia who attacked Zeus for imprisoning the Titans. After frightening the Olympians by hurling mountains at them, he battled Zeus, who finally buried him under Mount Aetna.
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