Ajax

Ajax may refer to:

Mythology

* Ajax (mythology), son of Telamon and a hero in the Trojan war, also known as "Ajax the Great"
* Ajax the Lesser, son of Oileus and also a hero in the Trojan war

People

*Ajax (missionary), Arian missionary who converted the pagan Suevi c. 466

Information technology

* Ajax (programming) (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML), a technique used in web application development
* Ajax framework, a framework for the Ajax technique
* Ajax (floppy disk controller), a floppy disk controller fitted to the Atari STE

Sports

* AFC Ajax, a football club from Amsterdam, The Netherlands
* Ajax America, also known as Ajax Orlando, an American soccer team from Orlando, Florida
* Ajax Cape Town FC, a South African football club
* Ajax Kenitra, a Moroccan futsal (indoor football) club
* FC Ajax Lasnamäe, an Estonian football club
* Rabat Ajax, a Maltese football club
* Ajax Sportman Combinatie (ASC), a cricket and football club in Leiden, The Netherlands
* Aias Salaminas F.C., a football club based in Salamina, Greece birthplace of Ajax the Telamonian
* Unión Ájax, a football club in Trujillo, Honduras
* Ajax Heroes, a danish handball team

Horse racing

* Ajax (horse), a champion Australian racehorse of the 1930s

Vehicles

* Ajax (1906 automobile), Aigner, Switzerland
* Ajax (1913 automobile), Briscoe, France
* Ajax (1914 automobile), Seattle, Washington, U.S.
* Ajax (1921 automobile), prototype, U.S.
* Ajax (American automobile), Nash Motors, 1925–1926, U.S.
* Ajax Electric (automobile), electric, U.S., introduced 1901 in New York
* HMS "Ajax", several ships of the Royal Navy
* USS "Ajax", several ships of the United States
* Ajax (1860 locomotive), one of the eight South Devon Railway Dido class steam locomotives, in service 1860-1884
* Ajax (1927 locomotive), a LMS Royal Scot Class express locomotive, in service 1927-1962
* Ayaks, a Soviet top secret aerospacecraft project

Fiction

* Ajax (Sophocles), one of the seven surviving plays by the ancient Greek tragedian Sophocles
* Ajax (Disney), a fictional company (the Disney equivalent of Looney Tunes' Acme Corporation)
* Ajax Duckman, a character in the animated television series "Duckman"
* Martian Manhunter, a comic superhero called Ajax in Brazil and Portugal
* Ajax (comics), the name of two fictional characters from the Marvel Universe
* Ajax Calkins, a character in "Destiny's Orbit" and "Destination Saturn" by Donald Wollheim
* Ajax (Dune), one of the 20 cyborg titans who ruled mankind in the "Legends of Dune" novels by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson before Omnius the Evermind gained control.
* War rocket Ajax - From the film Flash Gordon
* Ajak, another Marvel Comics character, a member of the Eternals, sometimes known as "Ajax the Greater"

Music

* Ajax (band), an electronic band from New York City
* Ajax (DJ), an Australian Electro mashup DJ
* Ajax Widowmaker, a horrorcore rap artist
* Ajax Records (Chicago), a Chicago based independent record label active in the later 20th century
* Ajax Records (Quebec) (1921 - 1926), a North American record company
* AjaX, The Pop Culture Suicides keyboardist
* Ajax Starglider, an American hip-hop artist from the group Future Shock

Places

* Ajax, Louisiana, an unincorporated community in Natchitoches Parish
* Ajax, Ontario, a town in Canada
** Ajax GO Station, a station in the GO Transit network located in the town
* Aspen Mountain (Colorado), also known as Ajax Mountain

Other

* Ajax (arcade game), a 1987 shoot 'em up arcade game released by Konami
* Ajax (cleanser), a household cleaner
* Operation Ajax, a 1953 Anglo-American covert operation to overthrow the government of Iran
* "Apatosaurus ajax", the type species of the "Apatosaurus" genus of sauropod dinosaurs
* Nike Ajax, an American anti-aircraft missile system
* 1404 Ajax, an asteroid
* Ajax (toilet), an early flush toilet invented in England in 1596
* Ajax (The Warriors), a member of The Warriors gang


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  • Ajax — ist der Name mehrerer Personen: Ajax der Große, Sohn des Königs Telamon von Salamis, einer der Haupthelden des Trojanischen Kriegs Ajax der Kleine, König von Lokris, der „Oileus Sohn“ Ajax (Missionar), ein westgotischer Missionar, der um 464 n.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • AJAX — technologijos statusas T sritis dirbtinis intelektas apibrėžtis Rinkinys saityno technologijų, kuriomis interaktyvaus tinklalapio atskiros dalys atnaujinamos asinchroniškai, neperkraunant viso tinklalapio. Toks atnaujinimas vykdomas įvykus… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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  • Ajax — Ajax. Unter diesem Namen sind zwei trojanische Helden bekannt. Ajax, der Lokrer, ein Sohn des Oileus, erschien mit 40 Schiffen vor Troja. Nach der Einnahme der Stadt entweihte er im Tempel der Minerva die Priesterin Kassandra. Zur Strafe für… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

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  • Ajax — name of two Greek heroes in the Trojan War (Great Ajax, son of Telamon, and Little Ajax, son of Oileus), Latin, from Gk. Aias, perhaps originally the name of an earth god, from aia earth. The Elizabethans punned on the name as a jakes a privy …   Etymology dictionary

  • Ajax — [ā′jaks΄] n. [L < Gr Aias] Gr. Myth. 1. a strong, brave Greek warrior in the Trojan War who kills himself when Achilles armor is given to Odysseus: called Ajax Telamon [tel′ə män΄] 2. one of the swiftest runners among the Greek warriors in the …   English World dictionary

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