Calypso

Calypso may refer to:

In Nature

*Calypso (moon), a natural satellite of Saturn
*Calypso Orchid, a genus of orchids, containing only one species, the Calypso Orchid

People

*Calypso (mythology), the name of one of the Nereids (sea nymphs) in Greek mythology
*Calypso (comics), a character in the Marvel Universe
*Calypso (Twisted Metal), the mysterious man who offers competitors in the Twisted Metal series a wish if they win
*Calypso (Pirates of the Caribbean), a character from the movies "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End"

In Art & Music

*Banda Calypso, a famous Brazilian band
*"Calypso" (song), a popular song written in 1975 by John Denver as a tribute to Jacques-Yves Cousteau and his research ship "Calypso"
*"Calypso" (song by Suzanne Vega), a song by Suzanne Vega that describes Odysseus' stay with and farewell from Calypso from her point of view
*"Calypso (album)", an album recorded by Harry Belafonte
*Calypso music, a genre of Caribbean folk music
*Calypso radio, a radio station in Malta

Places

*Calypso (Gozo), an area and a cave in Xagħra, Gozo, Malta.
*Calypso, North Carolina, a town in the United States

Ships

*"Calypso", an oceanographic research ship operated by Jacques-Yves Cousteau
*HMS "Calypso", the name of a number of ships of the Royal Navy
*"Calypso" (cruise ship), a cruise liner
*USS "Calypso" for United States Navy ships of that name.

Companies & Products

*Calypso (RFID), an RFID open technology for contactless ticketing applications
*Calypso Technology (software), a financial derivative software company
*Calypso (software), a point of sale software by Wincor Nixdorf

Related spellings

* CALIPSO, NASA's "Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations" satellite
*53 Kalypso, an asteroid
* "Calipso", a robot character in Karmatrón universe. Created as a tribute to Jacques-Yves Cousteau and his research ship "Calypso"


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  • CALYPSO — CALYPS Une des nymphes de la mythologie grecque. Elle vivait dans l’île d’Ogygie en compagnie d’autres nymphes avec lesquelles elle filait et tissait en chantant. Lorsque Ulysse vint faire naufrage sur son rivage, elle s’éprit de lui et le garda… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Calypso — bezeichnet: Kalypso (Mythologie), weibliche Gestalt der griechischen Mythologie (Nymphe oder Nereide) Kalypso (Malerin), antike griechische Malerin Calypso (Musik), Tanz und Musikrichtung Calypso (Mond), Saturnmond Calypso (1942),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • calypso — CALÝPSO s.n. Dans modern în doi timpi, originar din Jamaica. – Din engl. calypso. Trimis de tavilis, 24.05.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  calýpso s. n. (dans) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CALYPSO s.n. Dans modern afro… …   Dicționar Român

  • Calypso — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El término calypso puede referirse a: Calypso, buque utilizado por el francés Jacques Yves Cousteau para la investigación oceanográfica; Calypso bulbosa, orquídea terrestre de América, Europa, Asia y Japón; Dr.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • CALYPSO — nympha Oceani et Thetidis filia, vel ut aliquibus placet, Atlantis. Regnavit in Ogygia insula, et Ulyssem naufragum hospitalitet suscepit. Ovid. l. 2. Art. Am. v. 125. Ah quoties illum doluit properaere Calypso. Tibull. l. 4. Epigr. 1. v. 77.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Calypso — (Айя Румели,Греция) Категория отеля: Адрес: Agia Roumeli Sfakion, Айя Румели, 73011, Греция …   Каталог отелей

  • Calypso — Calypso: Calypso Salisb. (1807)  научное название рода растений семейства Орхидные. Calypso Technology, Inc.  международный поставщик одноименной системы для торговли ценными бумагами и управления рисками. CALIPSO  американо… …   Википедия

  • Calypso — Calypso, NC U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 410 Housing Units (2000): 204 Land area (2000): 0.969973 sq. miles (2.512219 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.969973 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • calypso — [kə lip′sō] adj. [altered < ? Trinidad patois kaiso, town crier, who gave news in rhythm and doggerel] designating or of songs improvised and sung as originally by the native people of Trinidad: they are satirical ballads, usually topical,… …   English World dictionary

  • Calypso — Ca*lyp so (k[.a]*l[i^]p s[ o]), n. [The Latinized Greek name of a beautiful nymph.] (Bot.) A small and beautiful species of orchid, having a flower variegated with purple, pink, and yellow. It grows in cold and wet localities in the northern part …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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