Wasp (disambiguation)


Wasp (disambiguation)

A wasp is a type of flying insect.

Wasp or WASP may also refer to:

Insects

*Common wasp or "Vespula vulgaris", a wasp found in much of the Northern Hemisphere
*German wasp or "Vespula germanica", a wasp native to Europe, northern Africa, and temperate Asia
*Mud daubers, the common name for several wasps that build their nests from mud
*Yellowjacket, the common name in North America for predatory wasps of the genera "Vespula" and "Dolichovespula"

Aviation

*Pratt & Whitney Wasp, series of piston engines common in the 1930s and 1940s
*Westland Wasp, British-built light shipborne helicopter
*Women Airforce Service Pilots, WWII women aviators
*Williams Aerial Systems Platform, also known as the "flying pulpit"

Culture

*White Anglo-Saxon Protestant
*The Wasp (magazine), 19th-century San Francisco magazine
*The Wasp (newspaper), 19th-century newspaper published in Nauvoo, Illinois

Fiction

*"Wasp" (novel), by Eric Frank Russell
*Wasp (comics), Marvel Comics character
*"Wasp" (film), by Andrea Arnold
*"The Wasp" (film), 1915 short by B. Reeves Eason
*"The Wasps", comic play by Aristophanes
*Waspinator, sometimes Wasp, several Transformers characters
* World Aquanaut Security Patrol, an organization in the television series "Stingray"

Military

*Westland Wasp, a shipboard anti-submarine helicopter in the 1960s
*Curtiss 18 Wasp, World War I triplane
*HMS "Wasp", several ships of the Royal Navy
*USS "Wasp", several ships of the U.S. Navy
*Women Airforce Service Pilots
*AGM-124 Wasp, experimental U.S. air-to-ground anti-armour missile
*The Wasp, a Flame tank used by Canadians in WWII

Music

*W.A.S.P. (band), American rock/metal band
**"W.A.S.P." (album), their self-titled album
*"The WASP (Texas Radio and the Big Beat)", a song by The Doors
*EDP Wasp, monophonic synthesizer by Electronic Dream Plant
*"The Wasps" (Vaughan Williams), 1909 suite for orchestra composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams

Programming and computers

*Web Application Structure for PHP
*Web Standards Project

Other

*WAsP, Wind Atlas Analysis and Application Program
*Wasp waist, silhouette given by a style of corset
*York Wasps, English rugby league club now known as the York City Knights
*London Wasps, English rugby union club
* Wireless Application Service Provider
* Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein
* WWASP, World Wide Association of Specialty Programs
* SuperWASP, or Wide Angle Search for Planets, a British group searching for extra-solar planets
* WASP (AM), AM radio station located in Brownsville, Pennsylvania


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