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hyperion


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hyperion  \Hy*pe"ri*on\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?.]  (Class  Myth.) 
  The  god  of  the  sun;  in  the  later  mythology  identified  with 
  Apollo,  and  distinguished  for  his  beauty. 
 
  So  excellent  a  king;  that  was  to  this  Hyperion  to  a 
  satyr.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hyperion 
  n  :  father  of  Helios  and  Selene  and  Eos  in  ancient  mythology 
  [syn:  {Hyperion}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Hyperion 
 
    An  {MS-DOS}  {personal  computer}  that  was 
  manufactured  in  Kanata  (near  Ottawa,  Ontario,  Canada)  in  the 
  mid-1980s.  It  received  considerable  government  subsidies  and 
  while  it  was  considered  well-designed  and  manufactured  and  a 
  real  threat  to  the  {Compaq  Portable},  the  Ottawa  firm  that 
  designed  it  was  unable  to  beat  {Compaq}. 
 
  (1997-07-21) 
 
 




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