- the ancient Greek goddess of victory.
- one of a series of antiaircraft or antimissile missiles having two or three rocket stages.
Origin of Nike
Examples from the Web for nike
Contemporary Examples of nike
His goal: to make the perfect (and absolutely comfortable) high-heel, with the help from Nike CEO Mark Parker.What, and Who, You'll Be Wearing in 2015
December 27, 2014
Companies like Delta, Apple, and Nike flex their political muscle on behalf of gay rights.Corporations Are No Longer Silent on LGBT Issues
December 24, 2014
In July, Nike announced it was naming one of its new buildings after her in Shanghai.Tennis Star Li Na Says Goodbye to the Court…and Puts the Sport’s Rise in Asia in Question
September 19, 2014
You wear a FitBit Flex, Jawbone Up, or Nike Fuel Band on your wrist, and go about your normal day.Self-Tracking for N00bz
Jamie Todd Rubin
July 24, 2014
The Fitbit, Nike Fuelband, and Misfit Shine are its closest competitors.How I Finally Got to the Bottom of My Insomnia
June 26, 2014
Historical Examples of nike
A festival was celebrated in honour of Nike on the 12th of April.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome
Headless, Nike of Samothrace is still symbolic of the glory of prevailing.Riviera Towns
Herbert Adams Gibbons
Nike—if still hardly recognisable—is no longer to be taken for Niobe.Hypolympia
Dion believed she did this because of their conversation near the Temple of Nike.In the Wilderness
You know the stooping Victory in the frieze of the Nike Apteros?
- Greek myth the winged goddess of victoryRoman counterpart: Victoria
Word Origin for Nike
Word Origin and History for nike
Greek goddess of victory (identified by the Romans with their Victoria), literally "victory," probably connected with neikos "quarrel, strife," neikein "to quarrel with." As a type of U.S. defensive surface-to-air missiles, attested from 1952.