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English

Etymology

From the Greek Mythological figure Άτλας (Atlas), meaning "The Bearer (of the Heavens)", from τλῆναι (tlenai), (to suffer, endure, bear).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈæt̚ləs]

Noun

Singular
atlas

Plural
es

atlas (es)
  1. A bound collection of maps often including tables, illustrations, or other text.
  2. A bound collection of tables, illustrations, etc. on any subject.
  3. (topology) A collection of top-dimensional subspaces, called charts, each homeomorphic to Euclidean space, which comprise the entirety of a manifold, such that intersecting charts' respective homeomorphisms are compatible in a certain way.
  4. (anatomy) The uppermost vertebra of the neck.
  5. one who supports a heavy burden; mainstay.
  6. (architecture) a figure of a man used as a column; telamon.
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A sheet of paper 26" x 34"

Translations


Bosnian

Noun

atlas m (plural atlasi)

  1. atlas

Croatian

Noun

atlas m (plural atlasi)

  1. atlas

Czech

Noun

atlas m.

  1. atlas (bound collection of maps)

Polish

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Noun

atlas m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|atlas]]

  1. atlas (bound collection of maps)

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative atlas atlasy
Genitive atlasu atlasów
Dative atlasowi atlasom
Accusative atlas atlasy
Instrumental atlasem atlasami
Locative atlasie atlasach
Vocative atlasie atlasy

Serbian

Noun

atlas m. (plural atlasi) (Cyrillic spelling атлас)

  1. atlas

Spanish

Noun

atlas

  1. atlas

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