atlas atlas  /ˈæt ləs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Greek mythology) a Titan who was forced by Zeus to bear the sky on his shoulders
  2. (n) a collection of maps in book form
  3. (n) the 1st cervical vertebra
  4. (n) a figure of a man used as a supporting column

Usage(s):

  1. We use the atlas every day, to figure out which genes are important to the biology of the tumor, and which are bystanders.
  2. Most promisingly, he established the Allen Institute for Brain Science, which has produced an atlas of gene activity in the mouse brain, mapping 20,000 genes so far.

News

  1. Atlas Air To Present At Cowen & Co. Conference; Webcast At 12:50 PM ET

    Atlas Air To Present At Cowen & Co. Conference; Webcast At 12:50 PM ET
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Units

    Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. announced today that it has priced a public offering of 13,000,000 common units representing limited partner interests at an offering price of $21.75 per unit.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Atlas Resource to buy gas reserves for $733M

    Atlas Resource Partners is acquiring about 466 billion cubic worth of proven natural gas reserves for $733 million. Atlas Resource now expects its full year 2014 distribution to its unit holders of at ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "Given the high growth and rapid change the navigation market has undergone to date, we feel that now is the right time for Garmin to move ahead with this proposed combination with Tele Atlas," said Min Kao, the Garmin chief executive.
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Min Kao Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I can't find words adequate to express my appreciation of the beautiful picture of the Atlas Mountains painted by you," Truman, US president from 1945-53, wrote to Churchill. "I shall treasure the picture as long as I live and it will be one...
    on Oct 27, 2007 By: Harry Truman Source: Reuters UK

  3. "You are going to see people introduced to wines from weird countries, like Belgium," says Jancis Robinson, wine expert and co-author of the latest edition of the "World Atlas of Wine."
    on May 23, 2008 By: Jancis Robinson Source: USA Today

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