Hydra


Hydra

Hydra may refer to:

* Lernaean Hydra, a mythological many-headed serpent
* hydra-, an alternate spelling of the prefix hydro-, referring to water.
* The internet advertising company Hydra LLC, Hydra Network.

It may also refer to:

In science

* Hydra (constellation), the largest of the modern star constellations.
* Hydra (moon), the third moon of the Pluto.

* "Hydra" (genus), a genus of simple fresh-water animals of the class Hydrozoa.
* Hydra-Centaurus Supercluster, a supercluster of galaxies.

In technology

* Hydra (chess), a chess computer.
* Hydra (operating system).
* Hydra (software), a software used to test weak computer network passwords.
* HYDRA Game Development Kit, a retro games development system, by André LaMothe.
* HMS "Hydra", the name of several Royal Navy vessels.
* Hydra, a hydrogen ship.
* Hydra 70, an air-to-ground rocket.
* Hydra Project (EU Project), EU funded research project.
* Hydra was the original code name for Microsoft Terminal Services software.
* Lucidlogix Hydra, a load balancing chip for GPUs.

In society

* Hydra, Saronic Islands, a Greek island.
* Hydra, a city in Algeria.
* The Hydra, a literary magazine once edited by Wilfred Owen.
* , a roller coaster at Dorney Park.

In music

* Hydra Entertainment, hip hop record label.
* Hydra Head Records, an independent record label.
* "Hydra (Iris Album)" , an album by Synthpop band, Iris.
* "Hydra" (album), an album by Toto.
* Hydra (band), a Southern Rock band.
* "Hydra" (Satariel album), an album by Satariel.

In fiction

* HYDRA, a secret criminal organization in the Marvel Universe.
** …led by Viper (Madame Hydra), a Marvel supervillain, and enemy of the Avengers.
* Hydra ("Transformers"), one of several Transformers characters.
* The Hydra, a Cthulhu Mythos deity created by Henry Kuttner.
** Mother Hydra, co-ruler of the Deep One race and consort of Father Dagon in the fictional Cthulhu mythos.
* The Hydra flak tank in the "Warhammer 40,000" universe.
* Hydra, a DHARMA Initiative station on the TV series "Lost".
* Hydra. a VTOL fighter jet on the video game "".

Other

Hydra may also be used for:
* Hydra Network, a performance-based CPA advertising affiliate network.
* Hydra e.V., a German prostitutes' organization, see German Hydra e.V. Wikipedia article.


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  • Hydra e.V. — Hydra e.V. ist eine deutsche Selbsthilfegruppe und Interessenvertretung von Prostituierten. Der sich selbst als „Hurenorganisation“ bezeichnende gemeinnützige Verein wurde 1980 von interessierten Frauen als praktisch erste bundesdeutsche… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hydra e. V. — Hydra e.V. ist eine deutsche Selbsthilfegruppe und Interessenvertretung von Prostituierten. Der sich selbst als „Hurenorganisation“ bezeichnende gemeinnützige Verein wurde 1980 von interessierten Frauen als praktisch erste bundesdeutsche… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hydra — (griechisch: Wasser) steht für: Hydra (Mythologie), ein Wesen der griechischen Mythologie Süßwasserpolypen, Familie Hydridae, nur mit Gattung Hydra, aus dem Stamm der Nesseltiere Hydra von Mallorca, 2003 in Spanien gefundes zweiköpfiges Exemplar… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HYDRA — Primera aparición Strange Tales n.º 135 Creador(es) Stan Lee. Jack Kirby. Editorial Marvel Comics Base de ope …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hydra AC — Hydra AC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hydra 70 — an einer AH 1 Cobra Hydra 70 Die Hydra 70 ist eine US amerikanische ungelenkte Luft Boden Rakete, sie wird aus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hydra 70 — ПТУР AGM 114 Hellfire и четыре НАР типа «Hydra 70» …   Википедия

  • Hydra — Hy dra, n.; pl. E. {Hydras}, L. {Hydr[ae]}. [L. hydra, Gr. y dra; akin to y dwr water. See {Otter} the animal, {Water}.] 1. (Class. Myth.) A serpent or monster in the lake or marsh of Lerna, in the Peloponnesus, represented as having many heads,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydra — {{Hydra}} »Wasserschlange«, ein Ungeheuer, das von Typhon* und Echidna* abstammte und das Hera* voll Zorn auf Herakles in den Sümpfen von Lerna nährte. Herakles aber tötete es, unterstützt von dem tapferen Iolaos* und von Pallas Athene* (Hesiod,… …   Who's who in der antiken Mythologie

  • hydra — ► NOUN ▪ a minute freshwater invertebrate animal with a stalk like tubular body and a ring of tentacles around the mouth. ORIGIN named after the Hydra of Greek mythology, a many headed snake whose heads regrew as they were cut off: the hydra is… …   English terms dictionary


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