Daedalus
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Daidalos Date: 1546 the legendary builder of the Cretan labyrinth who makes wings to enable himself and his son Icarus to escape imprisonmentDaedalian or Daedalean adjective

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  • Daedalus — constructs wings for his son, Icarus, after a Roman relief in the Villa Albani, Rome (Meyers Konversationslexikon, 1888). This article is about the mythological character. For other uses see Daedalus (disambiguation). In Greek mythology, Daedalus …   Wikipedia

  • Daedalus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Información Técnica Largo 335 m Ancho 192 m Alto 68 m Masa 4,250,000,000 kg Defensas Escudos Asgard Casco de Trinium …   Wikipedia Español

  • DAEDALUS — faber Atheniensis, Micionis fil. artificum omnium suae aetatis ingeniosissimus, ut qui primus serram, asciam perpendiculum, terebram, glutinum, et lithocollam dicatur invenisse, primusque omnium vela, et antennas navi imposuisse: Unde forte… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Daedalus —   [lateinisch], griechischer Mythos: Daidalos …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Daedalus — father of Icarus in Greek mythology, builder of the Cretan labyrinth, from Gk. Daidalos, lit. the cunning worker, from daidallein to work artfully …   Etymology dictionary

  • Daedalus — [ded′ l əs, dēd′ l əs] n. [L < Gr Daidalos, lit., the artful craftsman < daidalos: see DAEDAL] Gr. Myth. the skillful artist and builder of the Labyrinth in Crete, from which, by means of wings he made, he and his son Icarus escaped …   English World dictionary

  • Daedalus — Der Begriff Daedalus steht für Daidalos, eine Figur der griechischen Mythologie Projekt Daedalus, eine Machbarkeitsstudie zu einem Raumschiff Daedalus Projekt, ein Muskelkraft Flugzeugprojekt des MIT Daedalus Riff, ein betauchbares Riff im Roten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Daedalus — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Cet article possède un paronyme, voir : Daedelus. Daedalus, nom de Dédale en anglais, peut désigner  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Daedalus — Daedalian, Daedalean /di day lee euhn, dayl yeuhn/, Daedalic /di dal ik/, adj. /ded l euhs/ or, esp. Brit., /deed l euhs/, n. Class. Myth. an Athenian architect who built the labyrinth for Minos and made wings for himself and his son Icarus to… …   Universalium

  • Daedalus — noun Greek mythological figure who crafted the waxen wings of Icarus …   Wiktionary

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