Castor may refer to:
Julius Caesar Drusus, son of the Emperor Tiberius, nicknamed "Castor"
Castor of Rhodes, a Greek grammarian and rhetorician
Saint Castor, name of several Christian saints, such as Castor of Apt
* A family name.
* Castor (mythology), one of the Gemini twins
Castor Oyl, a fictional character in the Popeyecartoons and brother of Olive Oyl.
* the villain in the movie "
Face/Off", Castor Troy, portrayed by Nicolas Cage before the surgery and John Travolta after the surgery.
* One of the Spartan's allies in the game .
cience and Technology
Castor (star), α Geminorum
Castor (software), a data binding framework for Java
* Castor bean, a poisonous spurge seed
Castor oil, the oil of the castor bean
Castor oil plant, the plant from which the castor bean grows
Castor wax, a type of wax produced from castor oil
* Castor angle, alignment in the vertical longitudinal plane of a motor vehicle's wheels (misspelling of caster)
CASTOR at CERNis the acronym for CERN Advanced STORage manager, a data storage system used at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland. CERN is the European Laboratory for the Research in Particle Physics.
* CASTOR, an acronym for "Centauro And Strange Object Research," a forward CMS
CASTORis the acronym for Cask for storage and transport of radioactive material (containers used to transport highly nuclear waste)
* "Castor", the genus name of (and in many Romance languages the word for) the
Castor (rocket stage)
* a variant spelling of
caster, a type of wheel
*on the Saturnian moon
* a South Devon Railway 4-4-0ST steam locomotive of the
South Devon Railway Eagle class
Castor (band), an independent rock band from Champaign, IL
Castor Cracking Group, a demo group from Sweden active on ZX Spectrum
Castor, Alberta, Canada
Castor, Cambridgeshire, England
Castor, Louisiana, United States
Castor (mountain), in the Pennine Alps
Castor Bayin North Shore City, Auckland, New Zealand
Castor Creekin Louisiana, United States
Castor River (Missouri)
Castor River (Ontario)
* an old name for
Caistor St. Edmund, in Norfolk, England
Four ships of the
Royal Navyhave borne the name HMS "Castor". Named after one of the Gemini twins in Greek mythology. "Castor" also means "he who excels".
*HMS "Castor" was a 36-gun
fifth-ratecaptured from the Dutch in 1781 by HMS "Flora". One month later she was captured by the French "Frippone" off Cadiz.
*HMS "Castor" was a 32-gun fifth-rate launched in 1785. She was briefly in French hands in 1794, but was recaptured. She was sold in 1819.
*HMS "Castor" was a 26-gun fifth-rate launched in 1832. In 1860 she became a training ship. She was sold in 1902.
*HMS "Castor" was a C-class
light cruiserlaunched in 1915. She was sold in 1936.
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