noun, plural at·las·es for 1–3, at·lan·tes [at-lan-teez] /ætˈlæn tiz/ for 5.
Origin of atlas
Definition for atlas (2 of 2)
noun, plural At·las·es for 2, 4.
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The Delta IV can carry a larger payload into low earth orbit than the Atlas V, 60,779 lbs.Why Does the USA Depend on Russian Rockets to Get Us Into Space?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The lair of the laser loves all of you,” he tells a visiting Atlas Obscura tour group.New York’s Hologram King Is Also the City’s Last Pro Holographer|Nina Strochlic|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The plane bore a massive blue-and-gold image of Atlas balancing the globe on his back.How I’ll End the War: The Trip Over to Afghanistan|Nick Willard|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And Alan Greenspan, clutching a copy of Atlas Shrugged, boils in a bath of molten gold.Pope Francis Declares Consumers and Capitalists Need to Help the Poor|Daniel Gross|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Atlas, an 18-year-old boy, believes that bitcoin is the “future of everything.”Speed Read of ‘King of Bitcoin’—the Erotic Bitcoin eBook|Anna Brand|October 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The atlas ossifies from three centres, one forming the mid-ventral portion, the others the two halves of the remainder.
The atlas is small and ring-like, and its centrum is fused with the axis forming the odontoid process.
"We haven't got ready for one yet," said Lucy, deep in an atlas.
Atlas and Beach's Portland and Hoffman natural cement were used.Concrete Construction|Halbert P. Gillette
“I went in to get an atlas for Ferrers,” cried Louis, in great agitation.Louis' School Days|E. J. May
British Dictionary definitions for atlas (1 of 2)
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Culture definitions for atlas (1 of 2)
Culture definitions for atlas (2 of 2)
A bound collection of maps. Atlases are named after the Greek god Atlas.