Commodore

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Commodore may refer to:

Aircraft

  • Consolidated Aircraft Commodore, a flying boat used for passenger travel in the 1930s

Animals

  • Several species of brush-footed butterflies in the subfamily Limenitidinae, in particular A. danava

Automobiles

  • Hudson Commodore, an automobile produced in the 1940s and 1950s by Hudson Motor Car Company
  • Holden Commodore, an automobile produced by the Holden division of General Motors in Australia
  • Opel Commodore, an intermediate-sized car from Opel of Germany

Computers and software

  • Commodore International (also known as Commodore Business Machines), a computer company founded in 1954 and declared bankrupt in 1994, or several of its products and affiliates, including:
    • Commodore Amiga, a family of personal computers introduced to the market in 1985 after Commodore International purchased the original developers, Amiga Corporation
    • Commodore 64 (or C64 or C=64), an 8-bit home computer released by Commodore International in August 1982, the single best-selling personal computer model of all-time
    • Commodore 128 (or C128, CBM 128, or C=128), a home/personal computer introduced in January 1985, the last 8-bit machine commercially released by Commodore Business Machines
    • Commodore Plus/4, a home/personal computer featuring standard office software applications built-in, released in 1984
    • Commodore PET, Commodore's first full-featured computer, a home/personal computer first produced in 1977
    • Commodore VIC-20, an 8-bit home computer announced in 1980
    • Commodore Semiconductor Group, also known as MOS Technology, Inc., famous for its various designs for Commodore International's range of home computers
    • Commodore Gaming, a 2007 rebirth of Commodore International that manufactures gaming-oriented PCs
    • Commodore International Corporation, a Netherlands-based company that bought all the global rights, patents and assets to the Commodore brand in 2005

Fiction

  • The Commodore, a Horatio Hornblower novel by C. S. Forester
  • The Commodore (book), a novel in the Aubrey–Maturin series by Patrick O'Brian
  • Commodore (Star Trek), a fictional Starfleet rank in Star Trek

Music and music venues

  • Commodore Ballroom, a nightclub and music venue in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Commodore Records, a jazz and swing music record label
  • The Commodores, a soul/funk band in the 1970s

People

  • "The Commodore", the nickname of American entrepreneur Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794–1877)
  • Mike Commodore (born 1979), a Canadian ice hockey defenseman who plays for the Columbus Blue Jackets in the United States

Places

Ranks

  • Air Commodore, a rank in the Royal Air Force and other Commonwealth air forces
  • 'Commodore (yacht club), an officer of a yacht club
  • Commodore (Sea Scouts), a position in the Boy Scouts of America's Sea Scout program
  • Convoy commodore, a civilian in charge of a shipping convoy during the Second World War

Ships

  • Commodore (shipwreck), a steamer lost to a maritime disaster in 1897 that occurred off the coast of Daytona Beach, Florida, of which American novelist Stephen Crane was a surviving passenger
  • USS Commodore, the name of various United States Navy ships

Sports mascots and team names


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  • Commodore — Commodore …   Википедия

  • commodore — [ kɔmɔdɔr ] n. m. • 1760; mot angl., du néerl. kommandeur, d o. fr.→ commandeur ♦ Officier de marine néerlandais, britannique ou américain, immédiatement inférieur au contre amiral. ● commodore nom masculin (anglais commodore, peut être du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Commodore — oder Kommodore steht für: Kommodore (Bundeswehr), in Luftwaffe und Marine die Funktionsbezeichnung für den Kommandeur eines fliegenden Geschwaders , Flugabwehrraketengeschwaders (Geschwaderkommodore), Marinegeschwaders oder Kampfgeschwaders,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Commodore — Commodore,   ein US amerikanisches Unternehmen, das in den 1980er Jahren wegweisende und überaus erfolgreiche PCs und Heimcomputer herstellte, inzwischen aber vom Markt verschwunden ist. Die Firma wurde 1958 von Jack Tramiel in Kanada gegründet… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Commodore — (Ницца,Франция) Категория отеля: 1 звездочный отель Адрес: 10 Rue Barberis, 06300 Ницца, Франция …   Каталог отелей

  • Commodore — puede ser: ● Commodore International, una compañía de computadoras. ● commodore rank Rango de Comodoro en la marina de algunas naciones. ● El modelo Holden Commodore , uno de los autos mas vendidos de Australia, fabricado por GM. ● Una marca poco …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Commodore — puede ser: Commodore International, una compañía de computadoras. Comodoro, rango en la marina de algunas naciones. El modelo Holden Commodore, uno de los coches más vendidos de Australia, fabricado por GM. Una marca poco conocida de CD y DVD… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Commodore — Commodore, PA U.S. Census Designated Place in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 337 Housing Units (2000): 147 Land area (2000): 0.768239 sq. miles (1.989730 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.003810 sq. miles (0.009867 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.772049 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Commodore — Com mo*dore , n. [Prob. a corruption of commander, or Sp. comendador a knight of a military order who holds a commandery; also a superior of a monastery, fr. LL. commendare to command. Cf. {Commend}, {Command}, {Commander}.] 1. (U. S. Navy) An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Commodōre — (engl., spr. Kommodohr), wird bei der englischen Marine derjenige Offizier genannt, welcher ein selbständiges Commando führt, gleichviel welchen Rang er begleitet. Nach Beendigung der übertragenen Unternehmung erlischt der Titel. Daher… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Commodore — Commodore, bei den Engländern und Nordamerikanern ein Kapitän, der ein Geschwader commandirt; C.schiff, bei einer Kauffahrerflotte das Hauptschiff, nach dem sich die andern richten …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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