Definition of Sphinx. Meaning of Sphinx. Synonyms of Sphinx

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Definition of Sphinx

Sphinx
Sphinx Sphinx, n. [L., from Gr. sfi`gx, usually derived from sfi`ggein to bind tight or together, as if the Throttler.] 1. (a) In Egyptian art, an image of granite or porphyry, having a human head, or the head of a ram or of a hawk, upon the wingless body of a lion.

Meaning of Sphinx from wikipedia

- A sphinx (Ancient Gr****: Σφίγξ [spʰíŋks], Boeotian: Φίξ [pʰíːks], plural sphinxes or sphinges) is a mythical creature with the head of a human and the...
- Dread), commonly referred to as the Sphinx of Giza or just the Sphinx, is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of...
- The mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) is a primate of the Old World monkey (Cercopithecidae) family. It is one of two species ****igned to the genus Mandrillus...
- The Sphinx water erosion hypothesis is a fringe claim contending that the main type of weathering evident on the enclosure walls of the Great Sphinx was...
- Sphinx Systems Limited is a Swiss-based manufacturer of high quality pistols used mainly by special forces, elite police units and sports shooters. Sphinx...
- sphinx is a mythical creature with the head of a human and the body of a lion. Sphinx or Sphynx may also refer to: Sphinx of Memphis, a stone sphinx located...
- CMU Sphinx, also called Sphinx in short, is the general term to describe a group of speech recognition systems developed at Carnegie Mellon University...
- Sphingidae are a family of moths (Lepidoptera), commonly known as hawk moths, sphinx moths, and hornworms; it includes about 1,450 species. It is best represented...
- Sphinx is a fulltext F/OSS search engine that provides text search functionality to client applications. Sphinx can be used either as a stand-alone server...
- The Sphinx (Romanian: Sfinxul) is a natural rock formation in the Bucegi Natural Park which is in the Bucegi Mountains of Romania. It is located at an...
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