Zephyr

Zephyr

Zephyr may refer to:
* Zephyrus, one of the Anemoi and the Greek god of the west wind
* Zephyr (Zefyr) - a type of marshmallow candy popular in Eastern Europe
* Zephyr Flower, scientific name "Zephyranthes candida"
* Zephyr (Disney), the son of Esmeralda and Phoebus in the film "The Hunchback of Notre Dame II"
* The Zephyr, a wooden roller coaster which was the signature ride at the Pontchartrain Beach Amusement Park
* A region in the world of There
* "The Canyon Country Zephyr", a Moab, Utah-based newspaper
* Zephyr (graffiti artist), a well-known graffiti artist from New York City
* Zephyr (software), an instant messenger protocol and application-suite
* [http://www.getzephyr.com/ Zephyr (qa management software)] , a test management system
* [http://www.zhats.com/ Zephyr Graf-X] , a United States headwear company

Places:
* Zephyr, Ontario, a place north of Toronto
* Zephyrhills a city in Florida, USA.

In transport:
* USS Zephyr (PC-8), a ship of the United States Navy
* Pioneer Zephyr, a diesel-powered railroad trainset built in 1934 for the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad
* California Zephyr, a diesel-powered passenger train famous for its use of Vista-Dome cars
* Kansas City Zephyr, passenger train service between Kansas City and Chicago
* Ford Zephyr, an automobile
* Lincoln Zephyr, an automobile
* Mercury Zephyr, an automobile
* Kawasaki Zephyr, a model of motorcycle
* Ader Avion II, an early aircraft design
* Fouga Zéphyr, a carrier-capable jet trainer for the French Navy, based on the Fouga Magister
* Zephyr, a solar powered unmanned air vehicle (UAV), designed by QinetiQ
* Zephyr, a type of flying craft, like a Blimp.

In gaming:
* Queen Zephyr, a character in the video game "Xenogears"
* Horseshoes of the Zephyr, a magic item in Dungeons and Dragons that increases mount speed
* Xbox 360 Elite, the second version of the Xbox 360 video game console which was codenamed "Zephyr"
* , a demon boss in the Nintendo DS game "Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow"
* Zephyr, a Jupiter (Wind) Djinni in the Game Boy Advance "Golden Sun"
* Zephyr pole, a wind elemental weapon in the Playstation 2 RPG "Final Fantasy XII"
* The Level "Zephyr" in the Playstation fantasy/adventure ""
* Zephyr, an Ace in Namco's PSP game ""

In music:
* Zephyr (band), a blues-based hard rock band formed in 1968 in Boulder, Colorado
* The Zephyrs, an Edinburgh, Scotland-based indie band
* "The Zephyr Song", the second single from the Red Hot Chili Peppers' album "By the Way"
* Zephyr - The Music of Elizabeth Henshaw, UK composer & producer
* KZFR, a community radio station in Chico, California
* WKSY, an alternative rock station in New Orleans, Louisiana

In sport:
* New Orleans Zephyrs, an AAA Pacific Coast League minor league baseball team
* Chicago Zephyrs, former name of the NBA franchise currently known as the Washington Wizards
* Zephyr skateboard team, 1970s skateboard team a.k.a Z-boys
* Zephyr (garment), a garment used in competitive rowing
* Zephyr (Des Townson), a model of racing dingy


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  • zéphyr — [ zefir ] n. m. • mil. XVIe; zéphire 1509; lat. zephyrus, gr. zephuros 1 ♦ Poét. Vent doux et agréable, brise légère. « Tout vous est aquilon, tout me semble zéphyr » (La Fontaine). 2 ♦ (1877; appell. d o. all.) Fig., en appos. Laine zéphyr :… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Zephyr — Zéphyr (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Zéphyr, Zéphir ou Zephyr peuvent faire référence à : Zéphyr est la personnification du vent d ouest dans la mythologie grecque… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Zephyr — und Hyacinth (ca. 490–480 v. Chr.) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Zephyr — eph yr, n. [L. zephyrus, Gr. ?, akin to ? darkness, the dark side, west: cf. F. z[ e]phyr.] The west wind; poetically, any soft, gentle breeze. Soft the zephyr blows. Gray. [1913 Webster] As gentle As zephyrs blowing below the violet. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zephyr 21 — Pays d’origine Montpellier, France Genre musical Pop punk Punk rock Rock alternatif Années d activité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Zephyr — es un protocolo de mensajería y notificación en tiempo real, desarrollado en la década de los años 1980 por el MIT. Se puede considerar como la primera aplicación de mensajería instantánea, puesto que ya incluía en su funcionamiento los conceptos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Zephyr [1] — Zephyr (gr.), ein kühler sanfter Wind, s. Zephyros. Daher Zephyrisch, sanft wehend, säuselnd …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Zephyr [2] — Zephyr, 1) (Zephyrshawls), kleine, viereckige Shawls mit Zeichnungen von sehr lebhaften Farben; 2) (Zephyrwolle), feines weiches Wollengarn (s.d.), welches zu Stickereien verarbeitet wird; 3) so v.w. Chenille 1); 4) die allerfeinste Art des… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Zephyr [1] — Zephyr, ein kühler, sanfter West oder Abendwind; daher zephyrisch, sanft wehend oder säuselnd; vgl. Zephyros …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Zephyr [2] — Zephyr, vielfädig und locker gezwirntes Kammgarn, das namentlich zur Wollstickerei verwendet und in den sächsischen Kammgarnspinnereien erzeugt wird; auch baumwollene Hemdenstoffe, dünne farbige Kleiderstoffe und seiner Musselin …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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