Spartan


Spartan

Spartan may refer to:

* pertaining to Sparta
** Spartan hoplite, heavy infantryman in the Spartan army
** Spartan Army
* Spartan (apple), apple cultivar developed in 1926
* Spartan Alphabet, fingerspelling

Popular culture

* John Spartan, male lead character in the 1990s movie "Demolition Man"
* Spartan (comics), Wildstorm comic book character
* "Spartan (film)", written and directed by David Mamet and starring Val Kilmer
* The SPARTAN Project, a story element in the "Halo" series of games

ports

*Athens Academy Spartans
*Case Western Reserve University
*Greenbrier East Spartans
*Hamrun Spartans
*Hannover Spartans
*Marist Catholic High School Spartans
*Michigan State Spartans
*Norfolk State Spartans
*Queensbury High School
*Pinole Valley High School
*Protein Cookie Spartans
*Romeoville High School Spartans
*San Jose State Spartans
*Spartans F.C.
*University of North Carolina at Greensboro
*University of South Carolina Upstate
*White Station High School Spartans

Technology

* Spartan (software), molecular modelling and computational chemistry application from Wavefunction, Inc.
* Spartan (FPGA), family of FPGAs from Xilinx
* The "SPARTAN kernel", the core of the HelenOS computer operating system

Vehicles

* FV103 Spartan, British armoured personnel carrier
* LIM-49A Spartan, American anti-ballistic missile
* Simmonds Spartan, 1920s British biplane
* Alenia Aeronautica C-27J Spartan, military tactical transport aircraft
* Spartan Aircraft Ltd
* Spartan Aircraft Company
* HMS Spartan British naval ships of this name
* Spartan cars, a British kit car maker

ee also

* Sparta (disambiguation)


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  • SPARTAN — (englisch Shuttle Pointed Autonomous Research Tool for Astronomy) ist ein freifliegender Satellit, der einen Instrumententräger zum Aufbau unterschiedlicher Experimente bietet. Die Entwicklung von SPARTAN basiert auf der Idee, eine einfache und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spartan — kann bedeuten: LIM 49 Spartan, eine amerikanische Anti Ballistic Missile C 27 Spartan, ein Transportflugzeug der Alenia Aeronautica FV103 Spartan ist ein britischer Transportpanzer Spartan 3/E sind FPGA Bauteilfamilien der Firma Xilinx Spartan… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • spartan — SPARTÁN, Ă, spartani, e, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. Persoană care făcea parte din populaţia vechiului oraş grecesc Sparta. ♦ fig. Persoană cu concepţii şi moravuri austere. 2. adj. Care aparţine Spartei sau spartanilor (1), privitor la Sparta …   Dicționar Român

  • Spartan II — Der Spartan II ist ein in den 80er Jahren von der Spartan Motorcar Company in San Marcos, hergestellter Nachbau des 36er Mercedes Modells 540K. Seine Basis ist das Chassis eines Nissan 300ZX. Er ist 5,18 m lang, wiegt 1.700 kg, hat einen V6 Motor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spartan — Spar tan, a. [L. Spartanus.] Of or pertaining to Sparta, especially to ancient Sparta; hence, hardy; undaunted; as, Spartan souls; Spartan bravey. n. A native or inhabitant of Sparta; figuratively, a person of great courage and fortitude. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spartan — [spärt′ n] adj. [L Spartanus] 1. of ancient Sparta or its people or culture 2. like or characteristic of the Spartans, who were famous for being warlike, brave, stoical, severe, frugal, and highly disciplined 3. not luxurious or ornate; plain;… …   English World dictionary

  • Spartan — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of or relating to Sparta, a city state in ancient Greece. 2) (spartan) lacking in comfort or luxury; austere. ► NOUN ▪ a citizen of Sparta …   English terms dictionary

  • Spartan — index draconian Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • spartan — I adjective aggressive, audax, bellicose, bold, brave, courageous, daring, dauntless, determined, disciplined, doughty, fearless, fierce, firm, formidable, fortis, hardy, hero like, heroic, highly disciplined, indomitable, intrepid, iron hearted …   Law dictionary

  • spartan — ou sparton (spar tan ou spar ton) s. m. Terme de marine. Cordage fabriqué avec des tiges de genêt. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Sparte …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré


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