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Definition of Atlases
AtlasesAtlas At"las, n.; pl. Atlases. [L. Atlas, -antis, Gr. ?, ?,
one of the older family of gods, who bears up the pillars of
heaven; also Mt. Atlas, in W. Africa, regarded as the pillar
of heaven. It is from the root of ? to bear. See Tolerate.]
1. One who sustains a great burden.
2. (Anat.) The first vertebra of the neck, articulating
immediately with the skull, thus sustaining the globe of
the head, whence the name.
3. A collection of maps in a volume;
Note: supposed to be so called from a picture of Atlas
supporting the world, prefixed to some collections.
This name is said to have been first used by Mercator,
the celebrated geographer, in the 16th century.
4. A volume of plates illustrating any subject.
5. A work in which subjects are exhibited in a tabular from
or arrangement; as, an historical atlas.
6. A large, square folio, resembling a volume of maps; --
called also atlas folio.
7. A drawing paper of large size. See under Paper, n.
Atlas powder, a nitroglycerin blasting compound of pasty
consistency and great explosive power.
Meaning of Atlases from wikipedia
- but today
are in multimedia
formats. In addition
to presenting geographic features
boundaries, many atlases often feature
- Using Texture Atlases
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2018. "Implementing image sprites
in CSS". Mozilla Development
Network. Texture Atlas
Maps & Atlases officially released
no original recorded
material. On April
13, 2015, Elders announced
from Maps & Atlases
via his Facebook...
cl**** as being
hold the modern world
up at great expense
to themselves. Atlas supports
the terrestrial globe
- By 1979, Atlas space launcher variants
had been whittled
down to just the Atlas
-Centaur and some refurbished
ICBMs. The launch
rate of Atlases
- celestial cartography
apps for smartphones
The TriAtlas Project Toshimi
Taki Star Atlases DeepSky Hunter
Star Atlas Andrew Johnson
mag 7 Star chart
- into climatic atlases
of varying geographic range
(globe, hemispheres, continents, countries, oceans) or included
in comprehensive atlases
- The Atlas Mountains
(Arabic: جِبَال ٱلْأَطْلَس, romanized: jibāl al-ʾaṭlas
/ʒibaːl al atˤlas/, Tamazight: ⵉⴷⵔⴰⵔⵏ ⵏ ⵡⴰⵟⵍⴰⵙ Idrarn
n waṭlas) are a mountain...
V is an expendable launch system
and the fifth major version
in the Atlas rocket
family. It was originally designed
Martin, now being...
- Atlas Shrugged
is a 1957 novel
by Ayn Rand. Rand's fourth
novel, it was also her longest, and the one she considered
to be her magnum
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