Abyss

Abyss may mean:

;Sciences and philosophy
* Abyssal zone, a deep extent of the sea.
* Abyssal plain, a flat area on the ocean floor.
* Abyss (religion), is a bottomless depth.
* Abyss (Thelema), a spiritual principle within the system of Thelema.

;Literature
* The Abyss (novel), a historical novel by Marguerite Yourcenar, alternatively known as "Zeno of Bruges"
* The Abyss, a horror novel by writer Robert A. W. Lowndes
* In the Abyss, short story (1896) by H. G. Wells

;TV and movies
* "The Abyss" (1910 film), a 1910 Danish silent film starring Asta Nielsen
* "The Abyss", a 1989 science fiction deep-sea adventure movie directed by James Cameron
* Abyss (Stargate SG-1), a 6th-season episode of "Stargate SG-1"
* The Abyss (Entourage), an episode of the "Entourage" TV series

;Comics and animation
* Abyss (comics), a Marvel Comics mutant superhero/villain
* ZGMF-X31S Abyss Gundam, from "Gundam Seed Destiny"

;Games
* Abyss, "Marvel vs. Capcom 2"'s Boss character.
* Abyss (Dungeons & Dragons), of "Dungeons & Dragons" roleplaying game
* Abyss (Soulcalibur), a boss in "Soulcalibur III"
* Abyss (computer game), a 1984 text adventure game.

;Sports
*Abyss, ring name of Chris Parks, an American professional wrestler.

;Music
* Abyss, a song by Neo-classical metal band Stratovarius from their album Dreamspace
* Seasons in the Abyss, an album by the American thrash metal band Slayer

;Other
* In heraldry, the abyss is the middle of an escutcheon
* Abyss Web Server, a web server commercially developed by Aprelium

;Runescape
* In the pit of the Abyss, Abyss (Runescape)

ee also

*Bottomless pit


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  • Abyss — steht für: Abyss – Abgrund des Todes, Spielfilm aus dem Jahr 1989 DJ Abyss (* 1972), deutscher DJ Seasons in the Abyss, Metal Album der Band Slayer Abyss (Tauchroboter), ein kleines fernlenkbares U Boot des Leibniz Institut für… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abyss — puede referirse a: Tales of the Abyss, videojuego. The Abyss, película. The monster abyss, luchador profesional, de nombre real Chris Parks. ABYSS, sistema. Véase también Abismo Esta …   Wikipedia Español

  • Abyss — • Primarily and classically an adjective, very deep Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Abyss     Abyss     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abyss — Разработчик Cases Computer Simulations Издатель Cases Computer Simulations Дата выпуска 1984 Жанр Приключенческая игра Платформы ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, Acorn Electr …   Википедия

  • Abyss — A*byss , n. [L. abyssus a bottomless gulf, fr. Gr. ? bottomless; a priv. + ? depth, bottom.] 1. A bottomless or unfathomed depth, gulf, or chasm; hence, any deep, immeasurable, and, specifically, hell, or the bottomless pit. [1913 Webster] Ye… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abyss — abyss; abyss·al; …   English syllables

  • abyss — [ə bis′] n. [L abyssus < Gr abyssos < a , without + byssos, bottom] 1. a deep fissure in the earth; bottomless gulf; chasm 2. anything too deep for measurement; profound depth [abyss of shame, of time, etc.] 3. the ocean depths 4. Theol.… …   English World dictionary

  • ABYSS — по английски Бездна или Пропасть , но группе по духу и образному выражению ближе все же Бездна . Музыканты объединились нынешним составом в сентябре 1999 года. К этому немаловажному событию в жизни подтолкнула предстоящая KISS Convention . С… …   Русский рок. Малая энциклопедия

  • abyss — index pitfall Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • abyss — (n.) late 14c., earlier abime (c.1300, from a form in Old French), from L.L. abyssus bottomless pit, from Gk. abyssos (limne) bottomless (pool), from a without (see A (Cf. a ) (2)) + byssos bottom, possibly related to bathos depth …   Etymology dictionary

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