Translations: Etymology: From the Greek Mythological figure Atlas (see below), meaning "The Bearer (of the Heavens)", from tlenai, (to suffer, endure, bear).
- (Greek mythology) : son of Iapetus and Clymene, war leader of the Titans ordered by the god Zeus to support the sky on his shoulders; father to Hesperides, the Hyades, and the Pleiades; king of the legendary Atlantis.
- (Astronomy) a moon of Saturn discovered in 1980 from Voyager photos.
- (Astronomy) a crater in the first quadrant of the moon
- (Warfare, U.S.) Intercontinental ballistic missile
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- A bound collection of maps often including tables, illustrations, or other text.
- A bound collection of tables, illustrations, etc. on any subject.
- (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.
- (anatomy) The uppermost vertebra of the neck.
- one who supports a heavy burden; mainstay.
- (architecture) a figure of a man used as a column; telamon.
Etymology: From the Greek Mythological figure (Atlas), meaning "The Bearer (of the Heavens)", from á (tlenai), (to suffer, endure, bear).
- Dutch: atlas
- German: Atlas
- Italian: atlante
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