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  • Stinky rat in a snug nomadic atlas, salt acid among unsanitary knits.
  • A man, a plan, a caret, a ban, a myriad, a sum, a lac, a liar, a hoop, a pint, a catalpa, a gas, an oil, a bird, a yell, a vat, a caw, a pax, a wag, a tax, a nay, a ram, a cap, a yam, a gay, a tsar, a wall, a car, a luger, a ward, a bin, a woman, a vassal, a wolf, a tuna, a nit, a pall, a fret, a watt, a bay, a daub, a tan, a cab, a datum, a gall, a hat, a fag, a zap, a say, a jaw, a lay, a wet, a gallop, a tug, a trot, a trap, a tram, a torr, a caper, a top, a tonk, a toll, a ball, a fair, a sax, a minim, a tenor, a bass, a passer, a capital, a rut, an amen, a ted, a cabal, a tang, a sun, an ass, a maw, a sag, a jam, a dam, a sub, a salt, an axon, a sail, an ad, a wadi, a radian, a room, a rood, a rip, a tad, a pariah, a revel, a reel, a reed, a pool, a plug, a pin, a peek, a parabola, a dog, a pat, a cud, a nu, a fan, a pal, a rum, a nod, an eta, a lag, an eel, a batik, a mug, a mot, a nap, a maxim, a mood, a leek, a grub, a gob, a gel, a drab, a citadel, a total, a cedar, a tap, a gag, a rat, a manor, a bar, a gal, a cola, a pap, a yaw, a tab, a raj, a gab, a nag, a pagan, a bag, a jar, a bat, a way, a papa, a local, a gar, a baron, a mat, a rag, a gap, a tar, a decal, a tot, a led, a tic, a bard, a leg, a bog, a burg, a keel, a doom, a mix, a map, an atom, a gum, a kit, a baleen, a gala, a ten, a don, a mural, a pan, a faun, a ducat, a pagoda, a lob, a rap, a keep, a nip, a gulp, a loop, a deer, a leer, a lever, a hair, a pad, a tapir, a door, a moor, an aid, a raid, a wad, an alias, an ox, an atlas, a bus, a madam, a jag, a saw, a mass, an anus, a gnat, a lab, a cadet, an em, a natural, a tip, a caress, a pass, a baronet, a minimax, a sari, a fall, a ballot, a knot, a pot, a rep, a carrot, a mart, a part, a tort, a gut, a poll, a gateway, a law, a jay, a sap, a zag, a fat, a hall, a gamut, a dab, a can, a tabu, a day, a batt, a waterfall, a patina, a nut, a flow, a lass, a van, a mow, a nib, a draw, a regular, a call, a war, a stay, a gam, a yap, a cam, a ray, an ax, a tag, a wax, a paw, a cat, a valley, a drib, a lion, a saga, a plat, a catnip, a pooh, a rail, a calamus, a dairyman, a bater, a canal - Panama!
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Definition of the noun atlas

What does atlas mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • atlas: atlases (book) / atlantes (sculpture)
  • Atlas: Atlases

  1. (Greek mythology) a Titan who was forced by Zeus to bear the sky on his shoulders
    • domain: Greek mythology
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • instance of: Titan = any of the primordial giant gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
  2. a collection of maps in book form
  3. the 1st cervical vertebra
  4. a figure of a man used as a supporting column
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of atlas: telamon
    • more generic words: column / pillar = a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure

Alternative definition of the noun atlas


  1. A bound collection of maps often including tables, illustrations or other text.
  2. A bound collection of tables, illustrations etc. on any given subject.
  3. [chiefly in anatomy, ,, especially of the human body] A detailed visual conspectus of something of great and multi-faceted complexity, with its elements splayed so as to be presented in as discrete a manner as possible whilst retaining a realistic view of the whole.
  4. [topology] A collection of top-dimensional subspaces, called charts, each homeomorphic to Euclidean space, which comprise the entirety of a manifold, such that intersecting charts' respective homeomorphisms are compatible in a certain way.
  5. [anatomy] The uppermost vertebra of the neck.
  6. One who supports a heavy burden; mainstay.
  7. [architecture] A figure of a man used as a column; telamon.
  8. [context: paper] A sheet of paper measuring 26 inches by 34 inches.

Specialised definition of the noun atlas

Glossary of sports

the topmost vertebra of the neck, above the axis, that connects the spine to the skull (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


  1. Atlas: In Greek mythology, Atlas was the primordial Titan who held up the celestial spheres. He is also the titan of astronomy and navigation. Although associated with various places, he became commonly identified with the Atlas Mountains in northwest Africa. Atlas was the son of the Titan Iapetus and the Oceanid Asia or Clymene.
  2. Atlas is the name of several fictional characters, comic book superheroes and deities published by DC Comics. Jack Kirby's Atlas debuted in 1st Issue Special #1, and was created by Jack Kirby.

There are other characters with in their name, like Julie Atlas Muz.


  1. "Atlas" is a 1961 action-adventure Peplum film directed by Roger Corman, filmed in Greece. Corman's regular screenwriter Charles B. Griffith wanted to title the film Atlas, the Guided Muscle based on the first American intercontinental ballistic missile the SM-65 Atlas.
  2. "Atlas" is a 2013 documentary film written and directed by Antoine d'Agata.
  3. "Atlas" is a 2012 short animation film directed by Aike Arndt.
    • country: Germany
    • genre: Animation
    • released in
  4. "Atlas" is a 1991 short film directed by Udo Serke.
    • country: Germany
    • released in (24 years ago)


"Atlas" a.k.a. "The Atlas" is a multiplatform strategy/simulation video game about discovering new lands for the King of Portugal in the 15th century.


"Atlas" is a sculpture by American architectural sculptor Lee Oscar Lawrie.

  • also known as Atlas statue
  • completed in (78 years ago)
  • media: bronze
  • artist: Lee Lawrie
  • subject: Atlas


  1. "Atlas" is a song written and recorded by British alternative rock band Coldplay for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, the soundtrack to the 2013 American science-fiction adventure film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. It was released digitally as the lead single from the soundtrack on 6 September 2013 worldwide, and on 8 September in the United Kingdom. The song was accompanied by a lyric video, which also premiered on 6 September.
  2. "Atlas" is the fourth album by Australian metalcore band Parkway Drive. It was recorded in Los Angeles, California and was released on 26 October 2012 through Epitaph Records. On 9 September 2012, Parkway Drive released the album's first single, "Dark Days" along with a music video. On 17 September 2012, Parkway Drive released a 10 second teaser of "Old Ghost / New Regrets" in an interview with Winston McCall on the ABC radio program, The Doctor. On 16 October, "Old Ghost / New Regrets" was released by Parkway Drive through the Epitaph Records YouTube channel. On 23 October, the full album became available to stream on the Epitaph Records YouTube channel.
  3. "Atlas" is the third studio album by Real Estate, released on March 4, 2014 Domino Records.
  4. "Atlas" is a song by the American experimental rock band Battles. The song is the second track of Battles' debut album Mirrored, and was released as the lead single on April 2, 2007. "Atlas" received critical acclaim and was included on many critics' year-end and decade-end best songs lists. It was included in the video game LittleBigPlanet. The song was also used by Dodge for their advertisement of the 2013 Dodge Dart.
  5. "Atlas" is a 2013 musical album by Rüfüs.
    • artist: RÜFÜS
    • released on
  6. "Atlas" is an opera in three acts composed by Meredith Monk who also wrote the libretto and choreographed the dances. It is scored for 18 voices and a small chamber orchestra which includes a shawm and a glass harmonica. The story is very loosely based on the life and writings of the explorer Alexandra David-Néel and is told primarily through wordless vocal sounds with brief interjections of spoken text in Mandarin Chinese and English. The opera was co-commissioned by Houston Grand Opera, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and the American Music Theater Festival in Philadelphia. It premiered at Houston Grand Opera in February 1991, followed by performances that same year in Philadelphia and Minneapolis. It subsequently toured in the US and Europe and had its New York premiere in May 1992 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  7. "Atlas" is an album by the Mexican Avanzada Regia electro-pop band Kinky. It was released on December 2, 2003 on Nettwerk.
  8. "ATLAS" is a musical album of Meredith Monk.
    • also known as Atlas: An Opera in Three Parts
    • genre: Minimal music
    • released in (22 years ago)
  9. "Atlas" is a musical album of The American Dollar.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  10. "Atlas" is a musical EP of Joshua Fisher.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  11. "Atlas" is a musical album of Atlas.
    • released in (38 years ago)
  12. "Atlas" is a musical album of The Summit of Thieves.
    • released on
  13. "Atlas" is a musical single of Battles.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  14. "Atlas" is a musical EP of Tim Hecker.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  15. "ATLAS" is a musical album of Owls of the Swamp.
    • released on
  16. "atlas" is a musical album of PSY・S.
    • released on (25 years ago)
  17. "Atlas" is a musical single of Monolake.
    • released on (6 years ago)


Who is Atlas?

Atlas a.k.a. The Atlas is a contemporary artist, street artist, painter, photographer and videographer.


  1. Atlas were a New Zealand rock band which was formed in 2005 and disbanded in late 2008.
  2. Atlas is a musical group.
  3. Atlas var ett svenskt band inom genren symfonirock.
    • album: "Blå Vardag"
  4. Atlas is a musical group.
    • album: "Atlas"
  5. Atlas is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Atlas Plug, Atlas Soul, Bells Atlas, Atlas Genius, Atlas Strings, Sawt el Atlas, sawt et atlas, The Atlas Moth, The Twin Atlas, Atlas Strategic, Atlas Uncharted, The Photo Atlas, Colour the Atlas, Atlas Losing Grip, The Atlas Project, Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains and The Natacha Atlas & Marc Eagleton Project.


  1. Atlas was a Greek company based in Rentis that produced three-wheel trucks and other metal structures. In business between 1967 and 1972, it used Volkswagen engines, as well as German Ford axles. Cabs were made of glass-fiber reinforced composite. Two different models were produced.
  2. Atlas is a record label.


  1. Atlas a.k.a. Atlas Township is a general law township of Genesee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 7,257.
  2. Atlas a.k.a. Atlas, Pennsylvania: Atlas is a census-designated place located in Mount Carmel Township, Northumberland County in the state of Pennsylvania. The community is located very close to the borough of Mount Carmel along Pennsylvania Route 61. As of the 2010 census the population was 809 residents.
  3. ATLAS is an Aviation waypoint.
    • also known as fix ATLAS, waypoint ATLAS, ATLAS waypoint, ATLAS fix
  4. Atlas a.k.a. Atlas, Illinois: Atlas is an unincorporated community which lies on Highway 96 in western Pike County, Illinois, United States.
  5. Atlas a.k.a. Atlas, Wisconsin: Atlas is an unincorporated community located in the town of Laketown, Polk County, Wisconsin, United States.
  6. Atlas a.k.a. Atlas, California: Atlas is an unincorporated community in Napa County, California. It lies at an elevation of 1719 feet. Atlas is located 8 miles north-northwest of Mount Vaca and 1.5 miles south-southeast of Atlas Peak.
  7. Atlas a.k.a. The Atlas is a 46-story, 141 m tower in Midtown, New York City. It was completed in 2002, and mainly contains luxury high-rise apartments.

There are other places with in their name, like anti atlas, Anti-Atlas, High Atlas, Middle Atlas, Atlas Coal Mine, Atlas Mountains.


  1. Atlas: An atlas is a collection of maps; it is typically a map of Earth or a region of Earth, but there are atlases of the other planets in the Solar System. Furthermore atlases of anatomy exist, mapping out the human body or other organisms. Atlases have traditionally been bound into book form, but today many atlases are in multimedia formats. In addition to presenting geographic features and political boundaries, many atlases often feature geopolitical, social, religious and economic statistics. They also have information about the map and places in it.
    • also known as 地圖集
  2. Atlas is a family of United States missiles and space launch vehicles. The original Atlas missile was designed in the late 1950s and produced by the Convair Division of General Dynamics, to be used as an intercontinental ballistic missile. It was a liquid-fuel rocket burning liquid oxygen and RP-1 in three engines configured in an unusual "stage-and-a-half" or "Parallel Staging" design: its two outboard booster engines were jettisoned during ascent, while its center sustainer engine, fuel tanks and other structural elements were retained into orbit.
    • also known as 擎天神系列運載火箭
  3. Atlas: In classical European architecture, an atlas is a support sculpted in the form of a man, which may take the place of a column, a pier or a pilaster. The Roman term for such a sculptural support is telamon.
  4. Atlas is an inner satellite of Saturn.
    • also known as 土卫十五
  5. Atlas is a bipedal humanoid robot primarily developed by the American robotics company Boston Dynamics, with funding and oversight from the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The 6-foot robot is designed for a variety of search and rescue tasks, and was unveiled to the public on July 11, 2013.
    • also known as Atlas机器人
  6. Atlas: In mathematics, particularly topology, one describes a manifold using an atlas. An atlas consists of individual charts that, roughly speaking, describe individual regions of the manifold. If the manifold is the surface of the Earth, then an atlas has its more common meaning. In general, the notion of atlas underlies the formal definition of a manifold.
    • also known as 图册
  7. The Atlas Computer was a joint development between the University of Manchester, Ferranti, and Plessey. The first Atlas, installed at Manchester University and officially commissioned in 1962, was one of the world's first supercomputers, considered to be the most powerful computer in the world at that time. It was said that whenever Atlas went offline half of the United Kingdom's computer capacity was lost. It was a second-generation machine, using discrete germanium transistors. Two other Atlas machines were built: one for British Petroleum and the University of London, and one for the Atlas Computer Laboratory at Chilton near Oxford.
  8. Atlas is a triple star system in the Pleiades open cluster. It is also known as 27 Tauri.
  9. Atlas is a popular monthly Turkish magazine, with accentuated photographic and other imagery content, covering a range of subjects from geography and environment to history and culture.
  10. Atlas is a prominent lunar impact crater that is located in the northeast part of the Moon, to the southeast of Mare Frigoris. Just to the west is the slightly smaller but still prominent crater Hercules. Northeast of Atlas is the large Endymion.
    • also known as اطلس
  11. The Atlas car was built in Springfield, Massachusetts from 1907-1911.
  12. Atlas was a sailing ship built in Quebec and launched in 1801 for W. Bateson & Company, London. She made her first voyage for the East India Company, sailing to New South Wales and China. On the outward leg of this voyage she carried convicts from Ireland to Australia.
  13. Atlas was a 435 ton sailing ship and convict ship that was dispatched in 1801 from Ireland to Australia. She was built in Souths Shields by Temple and launched in 1801 for Temple.
  14. Atlas was a 501 ton sailing ship that was built at Whitby and launched in 1811.
  15. The Atlas car was built in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1906–1907. The Atlas Automobile Company was established on College Avenue in the East End of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in late 1906 in a "fireproof garage." It was a four cylinder car rated at 25/30 hp with shaft drive and a 3-speed sliding gear transmission. It was offered as a touring car or runabout. The firm was out of business by the next year.
  16. Atlas a.k.a. HMS St Lawrence was a 14-gun schooner of the Royal Navy. She had been built in 1808 in St. Michaels, Talbot County, Maryland for Thomas Tennant and sold to Philadelphians in 1810. During the War of 1812 she was the American privateer Atlas. The British captured her in 1813 and renamed her St Lawrence. The American privateer Chasseur recaptured her in 1815, and then HMS Acasta re-recaptured her.
  17. The Atlas was a mini-car made in France in 1951. Originally known as La Coccinelle, it used a single-cylinder engine of a mere 175 cc capacity. The fiberglass body seated two, the maximum speed said to be over 40 miles per hour.

Phrases with Atlas

Phrases starting with the word Atlas:

  1. Atlas Lion
  2. atlas moth
  3. atlas cedar
  4. atlas vertebra
  5. atlas mountains

Phrases ending with the word Atlas:

  1. Caligo Atlas
  2. Hadena Atlas
  3. Ludius Atlas
  4. Tipula Atlas
  5. Yigoga Atlas
  6. Abisara Atlas
  7. Attacus Atlas
  8. atticus atlas
  9. dialect atlas
  10. Ctenotus Atlas
  11. Ceraphron atlas
  12. Ctenicera Atlas
  13. Goliathus Atlas
  14. Hormetica Atlas
  15. Hydrellia Atlas

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Google previewBiology: The Dynamic Science (2016)

by Peter J. Russell, Paul E. Hertz, Beverly McMillan

Five Brain Atlases have been generated or are in process: • The Allen Mouse Brain Atlas is a genome-wide, highresolution...

Google previewPro ASP.NET 2.0 in VB 2005, Special Edition (2007)

by Laurence Moroney, Matthew MacDonald

Currently, Atlas is a separately downloadable component that gives you the tools for using Ajax-style features. Atlas supports all modern...

Google previewHandbook of Mathematics (2016)

by Thierry Vialar

An atlas is a family {(U;, q}, )} of charts on M such that UU;=M. M is said to be an n -dimensional manifold if the codom aim of...

Maximal atlas is the atlas containing all possible charts consistent with a given atlas, that is, an equivalence class ...

Google previewBeacon of Hope

by Ralpapajan

The Atlas is an important step in developing aMaya Homeland. The Maya researchers and cartographers made the Atlas so that...

The Atlas is a window to both the ancient and modern Maya world. The Atlas will appeal to people interested in ...

Google previewMyth and Scripture (2014)

Contemporary Perspectives on Religion, Language, and Imagination by Dexter E. Callender, Jr.

The titan atlas is a god associated with the west (aeschylus, Prom. 349–350) and is found in almost every version...

elsewhere atlas is the father of the hesperides (pherekydes, FGrHist ...

Google preview21st Century Security and CPTED (2013)

Designing for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Crime Prevention, Second Edition by Randall I. Atlas

Atlas is a nationally recognized speaker, trainer, and writer on crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) and has worked in these capacities for the National Crime Prevention Institute (NCPI), the American Institute of ...

Google previewDestination Collaboration 2 (2010)

A Complete Reference Focused Curriculum Guidebook to Educate 21st Century Learners in Grades 3-5 by Danielle N. DuPuis, Lori M. Carter

The atlas is a tool that students should know how to use in order to pinpoint a location on a map, give or locate directions using coordinates, and gain knowledge and understanding about our changing world.

Google previewPennsylvania Biographical Dictionary (1999)

by Jan Onofrio

raphical Atlas Accompanying the Report of the Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel (1876), by Clarence King; the numerous map sheets on the scale of four or eight miles to the inch issued by the United States Geographical Surveys, ...

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It is not advisable, James, to venture unsolicited opinions. You should spare yourself the embarrassing discovery of their exact value to your listener. (Ayn Rand)
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The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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