Associations to the word «Giant»

Wiktionary

GIANT, noun. A mythical human of very great size.
GIANT, noun. (mythology) Specifically, any of the Gigantes, the race of giants in the Greek mythology.
GIANT, noun. A very tall person.
GIANT, noun. A tall species of a particular animal or plant.
GIANT, noun. (astronomy) A star that is considerably more luminous than a main sequence star of the same temperature (e.g. red giant, blue giant).
GIANT, noun. (computing) An Ethernet packet that exceeds the medium's maximum packet size of 1,518 bytes.
GIANT, noun. A very large organisation.
GIANT, noun. A person of extraordinary strength or powers, bodily or intellectual.
GIANT, adjective. Very large.
GIANT, noun. (baseball) A player on the team the San Francisco Giants.
GIANT, noun. (American football) A player on the team the New York Giants.
GIANT ANTEATER, noun. The largest species of anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla, found in Central and South America.
GIANT ANTEATERS, noun. Plural of giant anteater
GIANT ARMADILLO, noun. The largest living species of armadillo, Priodontes maximus
GIANT ARMADILLOS, noun. Plural of giant armadillo
GIANT BURROWING COCKROACH, noun. The world's heaviest species of cockroach, Macropanesthia rhinoceros, which is native to Australia and mostly found in tropical parts of Queensland.
GIANT DAIKON, noun. (Japanese cuisine) (botany) Alternative term for Sakurajima radish
GIANT DAIKONS, noun. Plural of giant daikon
GIANT FENNEL, noun. Ferula communis, a tall herbaceous perennial (not a true fennel) in the genus Ferula.
GIANT FOREST GENET, noun. Genetta victoriae, a species of carnivorous mammal, related to linsangs and civets.
GIANT FOREST GENETS, noun. Plural of giant forest genet
GIANT FOREST HOG, noun. Hylochoerus meinertzhageni, a large pig living in the jungles of West and Central Africa.
GIANT FROG, noun. One of a number of species of large frogs.
GIANT FROG, noun. Conraua goliath, goliath frog
GIANT FROG, noun. Cyclorana australis, northern snapping frog
GIANT FROG, noun. Limnonectes blythii, Blyth's river frog
GIANT FROGS, noun. Plural of giant frog
GIANT HOUSE SPIDER, noun. A type of large house spider, Tegenaria duellica.
GIANT KETTLE, noun. A pothole of very large dimensions, as found in glaciers in Norway (pit formed in the bed of a turbulent stream).
GIANT LACEWING, noun. Any insect of the family Polystoechotidae.
GIANT LACEWINGS, noun. Plural of giant lacewing
GIANT MAGNETORESISTANCE, noun. (physics) A quantum mechanical magnetoresistance effect observed in thin film structures composed of alternating ferromagnetic and nonmagnetic layers
GIANT MOLECULE, noun. (chemistry) A macromolecule.
GIANT MOLECULES, noun. Plural of giant molecule
GIANT MOUNTAINS, proper noun. A mountain range located in the north of the Czech Republic and the south-west of Poland.
GIANT MOUSE LEMUR, noun. Any of the strepsirrhine primates of the genus Mirza.
GIANT MOUSE LEMURS, noun. Plural of giant mouse lemur
GIANT OARFISH, noun. The king of herrings, Regalecus glesne.
GIANT OTTER, noun. A South American mustelid, Pteronura brasiliensis, that can reach 1.7m in length.
GIANT PANDA, noun. Ailuropoda melanoleuca — A mammal in the Ursidae family, commonly known as the panda.
GIANT PANDAS, noun. Plural of giant panda
GIANT PANGOLIN, noun. A species of pangolin, Manis gigantea.
GIANT PANGOLINS, noun. Plural of giant pangolin
GIANT PERIWINKLE, noun. Turbo sarmaticus, a turbinid sea snail.
GIANT PERIWINKLES, noun. Plural of giant periwinkle
GIANT PLANET, noun. (astronomy) (planets) A planet larger than terrestrial planets, composed mostly of gases and astronomical ices.
GIANT PLANETS, noun. Plural of giant planet
GIANT QUASAR, noun. (galaxy) a quasar embedded in a double-lobed radio source, similar to a radio galaxy, whereby the quasar replaces a non-quasar galaxy, where the radio source extends over 1Mpc.
GIANT RADIO GALAXY, noun. (galaxy) a very large radio galaxy; a double radio source having an overall projected linear length exceeding 2 megaparsecs (or more specifically, 2×h50-1 Mpc)
GIANT ROUNDWORM, noun. A species of roundworm, Ascaris lumbricoides, the largest and most common parasitic worm in humans, causing ascariasis.
GIANT SALAMANDER, noun. Any of the large amphibians found in the genus Cryptobranchidae and related extinct genera.
GIANT SEQUOIA, noun. The tree Sequoiadendron giganteum, the world's largest tree.
GIANT SEQUOIAS, noun. Plural of giant sequoia
GIANT SLALOM, noun. (skiing) An Alpine skiing discipline in which the course is longer, steeper and faster than normal slalom, and the gates are spaced at a greater distance.
GIANT SLALOM, noun. (snowboarding) An Alpine snowboarding discipline derived from the skiing discipline
GIANT SLALOMS, noun. Plural of giant slalom
GIANT SQUID, noun. Any of several species of very large squid, of the family Architeuthidae, that live at great depths, and of which little is known.
GIANT SQUIDS, noun. Plural of giant squid
GIANT STAR, noun. (star) A star that has stopped fusing hydrogen in its core and as a result has grown much larger and brighter.
GIANT STARS, noun. Plural of giant star
GIANT TORTOISE, noun. Any member or species of the genus Geochelone, land tortoises reaching 1.3 meters in length and with average life spans exceeding 100 years.
GIANT TORTOISE, noun. Any of several species of reptile of the extinct genera, Cylindraspis, Dipsochelys, and the species Meiolania platyceps.
GIANT TORTOISES, noun. Plural of giant tortoise
GIANT TUBE WORM, noun. Riftia pachyptila, a large marine invertebrate found around the floor of the Pacific Ocean.
GIANT VIRUS, noun. (virology) viruses with more than 300,000 base pairs in their genomes (genomic nucleic acid coding)
GIANT WATER BUG, noun. Any insect in the family Belostomatidae, which are large, predatory true bugs
GIANT WATER BUGS, noun. Plural of giant water bug
GIANT WETA, noun. Any of several large species of weta in the genus Deinacrida of the family Anostostomatidae, endemic to New Zealand.
GIANT WETAS, noun. Plural of giant weta
GIANT WHITE RADISH, noun. Alternative term for white radish
GIANT WHITE RADISH, noun. Alternative term for Sakurajima radish
GIANT WHITE RADISHES, noun. Plural of giant white radish
GIANT WOOD RAIL, noun. A bird, Aramides ypecaha, from the family Rallidae.
GIANT WOOD RAILS, noun. Plural of giant wood rail

Dictionary definition

GIANT, noun. Any creature of exceptional size.
GIANT, noun. A person of exceptional importance and reputation.
GIANT, noun. An unusually large enterprise; "Walton built a retail giant".
GIANT, noun. A very large person; impressive in size or qualities.
GIANT, noun. Someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful.
GIANT, noun. An imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fairy tales.
GIANT, noun. A very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun).
GIANT, adjective. Of great mass; huge and bulky; "a jumbo jet"; "jumbo shrimp".

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