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charybdis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Charybdis  \Cha*ryb"dis\,  n.  [L.,  Gr  ?.] 
  A  dangerous  whirlpool  on  the  coast  of  Sicily  opposite  Scylla 
  on  the  Italian  coast.  It  is  personified  as  a  female  monster. 
  See  {Scylla}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Charybdis 
  n  :  (Greek  mythology)  a  ship-devouring  whirlpool  lying  on  the 
  other  side  of  a  narrow  strait  from  Scylla  [syn:  {Charybdis}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  CHARYBDIS 
 
  A  {Lisp}  program  to  display  mathematical  expressions.  It  is 
  related  to  {MATHLAB}. 
 
  [Sammet  1969,  p.  522]. 
 
  (1994-11-15) 
 
 




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