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Meaning of CHARYBDIS

Pronunciation:  ku'ribdis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (Greek mythology) a ship-devouring whirlpool lying on the other side of a narrow strait from Scylla
 

CHARYBDIS is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: maelstrom, vortex, whirlpool

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cha*ryb"dis\, n. [L., Gr. ?.]
A dangerous whirlpool on the coast of Sicily opposite Scylla
on the Italian coast. It is personified as a female monster.
See {Scylla}.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A lisp program to display mathematical expressions. It is related to mathlab.

[Sammet 1969, p. 522].

 

 

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