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Definition of Atlases

Atlases
Atlas 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 many atlases are in multimedia formats. In addition to presenting geographic features and political boundaries, many atlases often feature geopolitical...
- Using Texture Atlases" (PDF). Nvidia. Retrieved 16 October 2018. "Implementing image sprites in CSS". Mozilla Development Network. Texture Atlas Whitepaper...
- which Maps & Atlases officially released no original recorded material. On April 13, 2015, Elders announced his departure from Maps & Atlases via his Facebook...
- intellectual cl**** as being "modern Atlases" which hold the modern world up at great expense to themselves. Atlas supports the terrestrial globe on a...
- By 1979, Atlas space launcher variants had been whittled down to just the Atlas-Centaur and some refurbished ICBMs. The launch rate of Atlases decreased...
- celestial cartography apps for smartphones The TriAtlas Project Toshimi Taki Star Atlases DeepSky Hunter Star Atlas Andrew Johnson mag 7 Star chart Astrometry...
- into climatic atlases of varying geographic range (globe, hemispheres, continents, countries, oceans) or included in comprehensive atlases. Besides general...
- The Atlas Mountains (Arabic: جِبَال ٱلْأَطْلَس‎, romanized: jibāl al-ʾaṭlas /ʒibaːl al atˤlas/, Tamazight: ⵉⴷⵔⴰⵔⵏ ⵏ ⵡⴰⵟⵍⴰⵙ Idrarn n waṭlas) are a mountain...
- Atlas V is an expendable launch system and the fifth major version in the Atlas rocket family. It was originally designed by Lockheed Martin, now being...
- Atlas Shrugged is a 1957 novel by Ayn Rand. Rand's fourth and final novel, it was also her longest, and the one she considered to be her magnum opus in...
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