noun, genitive Her·cu·lis [hur-kyuh-lis] /ˈhɜr kyə lɪs/ for 2.
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Example sentences from the Web for Hercules
Sure enough, the galaxy in Hercules emits a wavelength of blue light that comes from just such helium ions.A record-breaking, oxygen-starved galaxy may be full of gigantic stars’ shrapnel|Ken Croswell|April 9, 2021|Science News
The one discovered in October by Hercules was a lucky accident.
Hercules, on the other hand, took a long time to walk over bridges.
We flew in from New Zealand on a Hercules military ski-equipped aircraft.He Found ‘Islands of Fertility’ Beneath Antarctica’s Ice|Steve Nadis|July 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
In her remarks, the Hercules Group was synonymous with peace and safety.
The dealership called the Hercules team “right then and there,” Pedro Sr. said.
The public debut of the Hercules Group is a day that not many in Matamoros are likely to forget.
Outside, on the roof, the clock is flanked by more Beaux Arts touches: statues of Hercules, Mercury, and Minerva.
After this scene a domestic comes and talks to himself about the arrival of Hercules.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Hercules himself, so the story went, was known to swear but one oath in the whole course of his life.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
"Sure enough," responded the Hercules, stopping short and balancing himself on his legs.
After a two horse-power pull, a regular thirteenth labor of Hercules, a hiatus of two inches manifests itself.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete|Honore de Balzac
On it are depicted, in most curious workmanship, the labours of Hercules, and other expressive allegories.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
British Dictionary definitions for Hercules (1 of 2)
Heracles or Herakles
Derived forms of HerculesHerculean, Heraclean or Heraklean, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for Hercules (2 of 2)
noun Latin genitive Herculeis (ˌhɜːkjʊˈliːɪs)
Scientific definitions for Hercules
Cultural definitions for Hercules
One of the greatest heroes of classical mythology, he is supposed to have been the strongest man on earth. He was renowned for completing twelve seemingly impossible tasks — the Labors of Hercules. One of these labors was the cleaning of the Augean stables; another was the killing of the nine-headed Hydra. Hercules was a son of Zeus.