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  1. (Greek mythology) a Titan who was forced by Zeus to bear the sky on his shoulders Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a figure of a man used as a supporting column Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the 1st cervical vertebra Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a collection of maps in book form Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. A drawing paper of large size. See under Paper, n. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. One who sustains a great burden. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The first vertebra of the neck, articulating immediately with the skull, thus sustaining the globe of the head, whence the name. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A collection of maps in a volume Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A volume of plates illustrating any subject. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A work in which subjects are exhibited in a tabular from or arrangement; as, an historical atlas. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A rich kind of satin manufactured in India. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A large, square folio, resembling a volume of maps; - called also atlas folio. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A collection of maps bound in a volume. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. First cervical vertebra, articulating with the occipital bone and rotating around the odontoid process of the epistropheus, or axis. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  15. First cervical vertebrae. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  16. A collection of maps. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. A volume of maps or the like. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. A size of paper, 26 by 33 (34) inches. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. Myth. Son of Iapetus and Clymene; leader of Titans in war against Jupiter; condemned, when defeated, to bear the heavens on his shoulders. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. A collection of maps in a volume; work which presents a subject in a tabular form, as, a historical atlas; a large-sized paper; a rich satin stuff, manufactured in the East; the first vertebra of the neck, which supports the head atlas-wise. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. A collection of maps bound together; the top joint of the neck-bones, or that which supports the head. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. The first cervical vertebra articulating with the skull. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  23. [Greek] The first cervical vertebra. na
  24. A large, square folio, resembling a volume of maps; -- called also atlas folio. mso.anu.edu.au
  25. A large, square folio, resembling a volume of maps; called also atlas folio. dictgcide_fs
  26. at'las, n. that piece of the human vertebral column which articulates with the skull, so called because it supports the head: a collection of maps. [Gr. Atlas, Atlantis, a Titan who bore the world on his shoulders, and whose figure used to be given on the title-page of atlases.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  27. at'las, n. a kind of silk-satin manufactured in the East. [Ar.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  28. The first cervical vertebra; so called from its supporting the whole weight of the head, as Atlas is said to have supported the globe on his shoulders. Chaussier calls it Atloide. This vertebra in no respect resembles the others. It is a kind of irregular ring, into which, anteriorly, the processus dentatus of the second vertebra is received. Posteriorly, it gives passage to the medulla spinalis. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  29. The uppermost vertebra. It consists of a bony ring divided into two parts by the transverse ligament, the rear part containing the cord, and the front part being filled up by the odontoid process of the axis. The a. articulates with the occipital bone (Occipito-atloid joint) and with the axis (Atlo-axoid Joint). na
  30. Volume of maps; large size of drawing paper; (Physiol.) uppermost cervical vertebra, supporting skull. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  31. First cervical vertebra. American pocket medical dictionary.
  32. The first cervical vertebra, consisting of an anterior and a posterior arch and two lateral masses. The body, instead of being consolidated with it, constitutes the odontoid process of the second vertebra upon which it turns in rotation of the head. The a. articulates above with the condyles of the occipital bone, allowing the nodding movements of the head. [Gr.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  33. (Anat. ) The first of the cervical vertebra. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  34. (Myth.) A brother of Prometheus. He held up the pillars which support the heaven, and was turned into stone when Perseus held before him the face of the Gorgon Medusa. Hence Atlas Mountains, Atlantic Ocean. (Gorgons, Promethean.) Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  35. A kind of Indian silk or satin, curiously inwrought with gold and silver. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  36. n. A collection of maps in a volume; –large drawing paper; –the first vertebra of the neck. Cabinet Dictionary
  37. A collection of maps; a large square folio; sometimes the supporter of a building; a rich kind of silk. Complete Dictionary

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