Definition and examples of word/phrase "Atlas"


Word

Atlas

Definition

1, One who sustains a great burden.

2, 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

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.

8, A rich kind of satin manufactured in India.

Word type

n.

Examples

1, The spatial distribution and areal extent for the coniferous forests, shrub-grass, evergreen broad-leaved forests, and agricultural vegetation were calculated and compared with the Vegetation Atlas of China at a 1:1,000,000 scale.

2, The AD was developed for testing RPCs for the Atlas (CERN) experiment.

3, High-Voltage Safety Fuses for the Transition-Radiation Tracking Detector in the Atlas Experiment

4, A safety fuse has been designed for the electrical protection of gas-filled detectors in the Atlas experiment at CERN (Geneva, Switzerland).

5, The work was carried out at CERN (Geneva, Switzerland) as part of the program for creating the Atlas detector of the LHC accelerator.

6, World Atlas with links to maps of countries, states, and regions, and find a geography guide & facts about every country in the world.

7, Visit the home page for Atlas General Insurance Services. Learn about our products, executive team, business development specialists, careers and more!

8, Official public website for the Atlas Experiment at CERN