any of several Old World boa constrictors of the subfamily Pythoninae, often growing to a length of more than 20 feet (6 meters): the Indian python, Python molurus, is endangered.
Other definitions for python (2 of 4)
a spirit or demon.
a person who is possessed by a spirit and prophesies by its aid.
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a large dragon who guarded the chasm at Delphi from which prophetic vapors emerged. He was finally killed by Apollo, who established his oracle on the site.
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an open-source, high-level programming language known for its readability and support for multiple programming styles, and, due to its many libraries, a large range of applications.
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How to use python in a sentence
She also had to boost her computer programming skills and learn python.
If you’re only starting in your coding career, it makes sense to start with python.Learn one of the world’s most popular programming languages for only $30 | Stack Commerce | July 29, 2022 | Popular-Science
Certain performers will focus on projects like python, an open-source programming language used in a huge number of artificial-intelligence and machine-learning projects.The US military wants to understand the most important software on Earth | Patrick Howell O'Neill | July 14, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
When the show turns its attention to mortality, it’s with the arch, absurdist sensibility of the Monty python songs that pepper the season’s soundtrack.The Final Season of Better Things Is Pamela Adlon’s Masterpiece | Judy Berman | February 28, 2022 | Time
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But most of all he loved Monty python and would regularly repeat their hilarious sketches verbatim.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More | Gary Wright | September 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This being Monty python, the answer should have been obvious—their memories are no more; their line retention has ceased to be.Monty Python Forgot Their Lines on Opening Night, but Who Cares? | Nico Hines | July 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Contrary to what we had all thought for the past 33 years, Monty python is not dead.Long Live Monty Python: The British Comedy Troupe’s Hilarious Reunion | Tom Sykes | November 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The press release had stated that the show would feature “classic python material with modern topical twists.”
He gives Carl back his gun and holsters his own famous Colt python back around his waist.The Walking Dead ‘Infected’ Recap: There Will Be Exploding Faces | Melissa Leon | October 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
I saw the trunk curling back and creeping up to me like a python crawling up a hillside to coil around its prey.Kari the Elephant | Dhan Gopal Mukerji
Did you ever see the great python that died lately at the Zoo climb his ragged staff of a tree?Mushroom Town | Oliver Onions
He became to her thought a python whose coils were about her person, insufferable to the gaze backward.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete | George Meredith
It is restored to represent the god at the moment when he has shot the arrow that slays the python.Stories of Old Greece and Rome | Emilie Kip Baker
Anaconda, an-a-kon′da, n. a large South American water-snake of the python family, closely related to the boa-constrictor.
British Dictionary definitions for python (1 of 2)
any large nonvenomous snake of the family Pythonidae of Africa, S Asia, and Australia, such as Python reticulatus (reticulated python). They can reach a length of more than 20 feet and kill their prey by constriction
- pythonic (paɪˈθɒnɪk), adjective
British Dictionary definitions for Python (2 of 2)
Greek myth a dragon, killed by Apollo at Delphi
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