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Meaning of HYPERION

Pronunciation:  hI'peereeun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (Greek mythology) a Titan who was the son of Gaea and Uranus and the father of Helios and Selene and Eos in ancient mythology

HYPERION is a 8 letter word that starts with H.


 See Also: Titan



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Hy*pe"ri*on\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Class Myth.)
The god of the sun; in the later mythology identified with
Apollo, and distinguished for his beauty.

      So excellent a king; that was, to this, Hyperion to a
      satyr.                                   --Shak.

Computing Dictionary

An ms-dos personal computer that was manufactured in Kanata (near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) in the mid-1980s. It received considerable government subsidies and, while it was considered well-designed and manufactured and a real threat to the compaq portable, the Ottawa firm that designed it was unable to beat compaq.

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