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How to use colossus in a sentence
The colossus at the industry’s center was Microsoft, led by the most famous software geek of all, Bill Gates.
The 1997 merger with McDonnell Douglas followed the classic General Electric industrial conglomerate model of combining several different businesses into a colossus under a single corporate management.How Boeing Was Set on the Path to Disaster by the Cult of Jack Welch | Clive Irving | November 29, 2021 | The Daily Beast
That phase of colossus creation appears to have ended long ago.Rumbles on Mars Raise Hopes of Underground Magma Flows | Robin George Andrews | February 1, 2021 | Quanta Magazine
On Monday, S&P Global announced it will merge with IHS Markit in a $44 billion all-stock deal, in the biggest corporate tie-up of 2020, creating a financial data colossus.
When he brought the idea of the colossus to America, the Civil War had ended just six years earlier.128 Years Old and Still a Looker: Happy Birthday to Lady Liberty | Elizabeth Mitchell | October 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He first pitched his idea of a female harbor colossus to Egypt but the deal fell through.128 Years Old and Still a Looker: Happy Birthday to Lady Liberty | Elizabeth Mitchell | October 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The literary world he helped found and nurture, and whose landscape he bestrode like the colossus he was—that world is gone.Peter Matthiessen Was One of the Greatest Writers of a Great Generation | Malcolm Jones | April 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And Bishop, colossus, Warpath, Blink, Sunspot, Quiksilver, Stryker and Havoc will all be there too.
Edmund Morgan, 97 Diminutive, almost elfin in appearance, he bestrode his field like a colossus.
He believes, he has an instinct, that here is the heel of the German colossus, otherwise immune to our arrows.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
He beckoned to a superb officer, splendid in his trappings—a blue-eyed colossus of nearly six-feet-six.
Shelby thought that there was a slight chance that the colossus might be able to read his lips even though he could not hear.The Revolt of the Star Men | Raymond Gallun
The ungainly, lumbering motor-boat, with a hulking colossus balanced at the tiller, dropped behind.The Wasted Generation | Owen Johnson
The most eminent of this kind was the colossus of Rhodes, a brazen statue of Apollo, one of the wonders of the world.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
British Dictionary definitions for colossus
something very large, esp a statue
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