Viper


Viper

Viper and similar may refer to:

Animals

*Viper, any member of the family Viperidae, a group of snakes found throughout Africa, Eurasia and the Americas.
*Viper, "Agkistrodon piscivorus", a.k.a. the cottonmouth, a venomous snake found in North America.
*Viper, "Heterodon platirhinos", a harmless colubrid found in North America.
*Viperfish, any member of the genus "Chauliodus", a deepwater fish.

Comics

*Viper (Marvel Comics), a supervillain in the Marvel Universe
*Viper Comics an independent publisher of comic books and graphic novel trade paperbacks

Computers and computer Science

*viper-mode is a vi emulation mode for Emacs
*DB2 Viper, the next generation data server from IBM
* VIPER (processor), the name of a processor design in the 1980s, standing for Verifiable Integrated Processor for Enhanced Reliability
* Viper: Is a Content Management System created By Active Digital Development [http://www.activedd.com] a UK/Egyptian company specialized in Information Technology,web development and E-marketing.

Aircraft and missiles

*Viper, a nickname for the F-16 Fighting Falcon jet fighter
*Viperjet, a civilian jet aircraft made from a kit
*Dornier Flugzeugwerke Viper air-to-air missile
*Giant Viper, a rocket-propelled hose filled with explosives, used in military de-mining.
*Rolls-Royce Viper a jet engine first produced by Armstrong Siddeley then Bristol and later by Rolls-Royce
*Viper (rocket), an anti-tank guided missile
*Wolseley Viper, a V8 aero engine produced by Wolseley Motor Company
*Viper Dart and Viper Falcon, types of sounding rockets based on the Loki (rocket)
*Viper AGM-80A, an air-to-surface missile
*HMLA-169 - United States Marine Corps helicopter squadron known as the Vipers.
*AH-1Z Viper a upgraded version of the AH-1 Supercobra attack helicopter.

Engineering

*Dodge Viper, a performance automobile produced by Dodge
*VIPIR (radar), a weather radar system
* MicViper, a reference design from Micronas for a dual-channel ATSC receiver PCI Express card
*Viper Security System, a car security system manufactured by Directed Electronics, Inc.
*VIPeR is a robot developed by Israeli company Elbit Systems intended for use in warfare.
*Viper (Six Flags), a roller coaster at various Six Flags amusement parks
*Viper (Six Flags Magic Mountain) is one of three Mega-Looper roller coasters manufactured by Arrow Dynamics.

Film and TV

*"Viper" (TV series), an American television series about a morphing Dodge Viper used to fight crime
*Colonial Viper, a fictional starfighter class used in the television series "Battlestar Galactica"
*Thompson Viper, a FilmStream camera
*Viper (porn star), an adult film star in the 1980s and early 1990s
*Dr. Viper, a villain on "SWAT Kats".
* Viper (Chuck Berlinger), a gladiator on the fourth season of "American Gladiators"
*Viper (Sgt. Frog), a fictional character in the anime series "Sgt. Frog".
* Master Viper (Lucy Liu) from Dreamworks 2008 film "Kung Fu Panda".
* Viper, a class of fighter spacecraft used by colonial forces in the "Battlestar Galactica" universe.

Games

*Steel Viper, a thrill ride at Valleyfair amusement park in Shakopee, Minnesota
*Viper Squad, the enemies of Manta Force in the Manta toyline
*Viper (G.I. Joe), the general name of several types of soldiers from the Cobra Organization in the G.I. Joe universe toyline
*"Viper Hyper Animation series", a hentai computer game series by Sogna
*VIPER (Hero System), a.k.a. "VIPER: Coils of the Serpent", published by Hero Games for their Hero System
*Viper 5, an SMG in the PC game S.T.A.L.K.E.R
*Viper, a Scourge hero in DotA Allstars (Warcraft III: Frozen Throne map). He is known for as the poisonous dragon with spells that involve poison. He is an agility-based hero.
*The Vic Viper from the Gradius series by Konami
*Black Arts Viper from Konami's Game Boy Color game Metal Gear Solid.
* [http://live.xbox.com/en-US/profile/profile.aspx?pp=0&GamerTag=HLG+Viper HLG Viper] from Xbox 360

Music

*Viper Records, an New York based independent record label (since 2000)
*The Viper Label, a Liverpool, England based independent record label (since 1999)
*Viper (band), a Brazilian heavy metal band
*The Vipers, an Irish Punk/Pop band of the late 1970s
*Viper, is a colloquial term used in the jazz subculture for a marijuana user
*The Vipers, 60's Psychdelic/Pop band
*"Viper" a track from Mike Oldfield's "Tres Lunas" album

ports

* Newcastle Vipers, a British ice hockey club playing in the Elite Ice Hockey League
* Rio Grande Valley Vipers, an NBA D-League basketball team based in Hidalgo, Texas
* Calgary Vipers,an independent minor league baseball team in Calgary,Canada
* St. Louis Vipers, a defunct roller hockey team from St. Louis, Missouri
* Tennessee Valley Vipers, an af2 football team based in Huntsville, AL
* Viper (wrestler), a professional wrestler wrestling for NKW

Other

* Viper (drink), a heavily caffeinated drink
* Viper Tactical Gear, a brand of tactical equipment including holsters and pouches.
* VIPER (Video Identification Parade Electronic Recording), a system of identifying suspects by presenting witnesses with, usually moving, images - used increasingly by police in the United Kingdom as an alternative to traditional identity parades.
* VIPER, the name used before July 2006 for Vanguard exchange-traded funds
* VIPER is a type of rebreather
* Viper, an under-slab vapor barrier product made out of cross-woven polyethylene.


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  • viper — vi per (v[imac] p[ e]r), n. [F. vip[ e]re, L. vipera, probably contr. fr. vivipera; vivus alive + parere to bring forth, because it was believed to be the only serpent that brings forth living young. Cf. {Quick}, a., {Parent}, {Viviparous},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Viper — puede referirse a: Viper (banda musical), una banda brasileña de música heavy. Dodge Viper, un modelo de automóvil. Viper (cohete), un cohete sonda estadounidense. AH 1Z Viper, un helicóptero de ataque. F 16 Fighting Falcon, avión de combate… …   Wikipedia Español

  • viper — (n.) 1520s, from M.Fr. vipere, from L. vipera viper, snake, serpent, from vivus alive, living (see VITAL (Cf. vital)) + parere bring forth, bear (see PARE (Cf. pare)). It formerly was believed (mistakenly) that the viper does not lay eggs.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • VIPeR — is a military robot developed by the Israeli company Elbit Systems and intended for use in warfare. It was unveiled in March, 2007.FeaturesFor mobility, the VIPeR uses a pair of combined wheel/track systems (called the Galileo Wheel system, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Viper — Sf (eine Giftschlange) erw. fach. (13. Jh.), mhd. viper, vipere Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus [p]l. vīpera, das wohl mit Silbenschichtung auf l. * vīvi pera lebendgebärend zurückgeht.    Ebenso ne. viper, nfrz. vipère. lateinisch l …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Viper M1 — is an h game in the Hyper Viper Animation series for the PC released in 1998. It consists of three separate entries. Games My Mothers In My Mothers, the player assumes the role of Mika, a young Japanese student who fights the forces of evil with… …   Wikipedia

  • Viper — es una banda de heavy metal proveniente de Brasil. Se formó en 1985 aunque no fue hasta 1987 cuando publican su primer álbum titulado Soldiers of Sunrise. Todavía sigue activa. Su ex vocalista André Matos es un claro ejemplo de precocidad, ya que …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Viper — »Giftschlange, Otter«: Das Wort wurde bereits in mhd. Zeit (mhd. viper‹e›, vipper) aus gleichbedeutend lat. vipera entlehnt. Dies geht wohl auf *vivipera (aus lat. vivus »lebendig« und pera zu parere »gebären«) zurück und bedeutet demnach… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • viper — [vī′pər] n. [OFr < L vipera, contr. < ? * vivipara, producing live young < vivus, living (see BIO ) + parere, to bear: see PAROUS: from the notion that the viper does not lay eggs] 1. any of a widespread family (Viperidae) of venomous… …   English World dictionary

  • Viper — (Vipĕra), 1) so viel als Schlange, bes. die kleineren Arten; 2) so v.w. Natter; 3) Gattung aus der Familie der Vipern, s.d. a); 4) vorzüglich Vipera berus, mit seinen Abarten; 5) Gelbe V., so v.w. Gelber Eckenkopf …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon