aton aton  /ə ˈtɑn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the sun (or solar disc) which was the deity of a monotheistic cult under the Pharaoh Akhenaten

Usage(s):

  1. Other assessments of Akhenaton's religion render the Aton-Adonai connection less convincing.
  2. As a weapon, the 100-megaton bomb would be sheer waste, for there is no major city in the world that cannot be wiped out with one well-directed 20-meg-aton bomb.
  3. While other telescopes picked up the flashes of light generated by the multimeg aton impacts, only the space telescope could see details of the scars they left behind.

News

  • Band places fourth

    The Del Norte High School Stage Band recently returned from the Reno Jazz Festival, where it placed fourth in its division of high school jazz bands. The festival was held April 26–27 at the University of Nevada, Reno, campus. Some of the students performed solos, including Molly Aton on vibes and vocals, Kira Standring on piano, Isaac Blundell on tenor saxophone, Kahliel Jones on guitar ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Daily Triplicate

Quotes

  • "ATON and Panamax-Furman have brought ELAN's Tech Week to the tipping point of technology education. The participation of these added companies gives our 300+ attendees unprecedented hands-on access to eleven whole-house industry leaders and their...
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Starkey Source: eCoustics.com (press release)

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