Nimbus

Nimbus

Nimbus, from the Latin for "dark cloud", may refer to:

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Specific meanings

  • Nimbus III a pressure relieving mattress commonly used in hospitals. Used in prevention of ulcers


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Computing

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  • Nimbus, the cloud ridden by Goku in the Dragon Ball series
  • Nimbus, a member of the Omega Men extraterrestrial superheroes team, from DC Comics
  • Nimbus, several types of broomsticks in Harry Potter
  • Nimbus, the spaceship commanded by Zapp Brannigan in the animated series Futurama
  • Nimbus, a type of airburst cruise missile in Ace Combat 6
  • Nimbus III, a planet featured in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
  • Nimbus Land, an area of the map in "Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars"
  • "Nimbus Littling", a 2-inch tall Littling tween who can create clouds by exhaling.
  • Nimbus 2000, Harry Potter

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  • Nimbus — • In art and archaeology signifies a shining light implying great dignity. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Nimbus     Nimbus     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • nimbus — [ nɛ̃bys ] n. m. • 1830; mot lat. « nuage » ♦ Météor. Gros nuage bas et gris, aux contours déchiquetés, porteur de pluie ou de neige (⇒ cumulonimbus, nimbostratus). ⇒NIMBUS, subst. masc. MÉTÉOR., vx. Gros nuage bas et gris, sans forme nette,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nimbus V — Nimbus Sire Nearco Grandsire Pharos Dam Kong Damsire Baytown Sex Stallion Foaled 1946 …   Wikipedia

  • Nimbus — (lateinisch ,dunkle Wolke‘) steht für: das besondere Ansehen einer Sache, einer Person, oder einer Personengruppe, siehe Ruhm Heiligenschein, ein Symbol in der Kunst eine Regenwolke, siehe Wolke Nimbus (Kalifornien), Ort in den Vereinigten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • nimbus — NÍMBUS, (rar) nimbuşi, s.m. (met.) Nimbostratus. – Din fr. nimbus. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  NÍMBUS s. v. nimbostratus. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  nímbus s. m., pl …   Dicționar Român

  • Nimbus — Sm besonderes Ansehen, Strahlenglanz per. Wortschatz fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. nimbus Heiligenschein, strahlender Glanz, der die Köpfe der Heiligen umgibt; Nebelhülle der Götter auf der Erde (eigentlich Wolke, Regenwolke, Nebel… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Nimbus — Nim bus, n.; pl. L. {Nimbi}, E. {Nimbuses}. [L., a rain storm, a rain cloud, the cloudshaped which enveloped the gods when they appeared on earth.] 1. (Fine Arts) A circle, or disk, or any indication of radiant light around the heads of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nimbus — serie de 7 satélites de la NASA lanzados entre agosto de 1964 y octubre de 1978.fueron colocados en órbita polar a unos 1.000 Km de la Tierra. Sirvieron como laboratorio de equipos meteorológicos. También se conoce como nimbus o nimbo un tipo de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • nimbus — (n.) 1610s, bright cloud surrounding a god, from L. nimbus cloud, perhaps related to nebula cloud, mist (see NEBULA (Cf. nebula)). Meaning halo is first recorded c.1730. Meteorological sense of a rain cloud is from 1803 …   Etymology dictionary

  • nimbus — nȉmbus m DEFINICIJA 1. meteor. zast. a. tamni, sivi oblak iz kojeg padaju oborine b. pljusak, nevrijeme 2. pov. naslikani krug oko glave nekih careva na antičkom novcu 3. umj. sjajni krug oko glave, aureola božanstava (u egipatskom, grčkom,… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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