Tenacious

Tenacious

Tenacious root word tenac from Greek meaning strong/determined:

Ships and boats:
*HMS Tenacious (R45), a Royal Navy destroyer.
*RSS Tenacious (71), a Formidable class frigate of the Republic of Singapore Navy.
*USNS Tenacious (T-AGOS-17), a United States Navy Ocean Surveillance Ship.
*SV Tenacious, a British sail training ship.
*Tenacious, a racing yacht based on a design by Sparkman & Stephens and built by the Palmer Johnson yard. Winner of the 1979 Fastnet race.

Music:
*Tenacious D, an American band started by Jack Black and Kyle Gass
*Tenacious Records, a record label founded by percussionist Alphonse Mouzon.


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  • Tenacious D — Kyle Gass y Jack Black, integrantes de Tenacious D, realizando una presentación durante su gira mundial de 2006 2007. Datos generales …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tenacious D — во время турне 2006 07 гг …   Википедия

  • Tenacious — Te*na cious, a. [L. tenax, acis, from tenere to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Tenace}.] 1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt to retain;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tenacious — [tə nā′shəs] adj. [L tenax (gen. tenacis) < tenere, to hold: see TENANT] 1. holding firmly [a tenacious grip] 2. that retains well; retentive [a tenacious memory] 3. that holds together strongly; cohesive; tough [a tenacious wood] 4 …   English World dictionary

  • Tenacious D — bei eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tenacious — [adj1] strong, unyielding adamant, bound, clinging, coherent, cohesive, determined, dogged, fast, firm, forceful, inflexible, intransigent, iron, meaning business*, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, persevering, persistent, persisting, pertinacious,… …   New thesaurus

  • tenacious — index chronic, cohesive (sticking), diligent, dogmatic, durable, indestructible, indivisible, indust …   Law dictionary

  • tenacious — c.1600, from L. tenaci , from tenax holding fast (see TENACITY (Cf. tenacity)). Related: Tenaciously; tenaciousness …   Etymology dictionary

  • tenacious — tough, stout, *strong, sturdy, stalwart Analogous words: dogged, pertinacious, *obstinate, stubborn: resolute, staunch, steadfast, true (see FAITHFUL): persevering, persisting (see PERSEVERE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • tenacious — ► ADJECTIVE 1) holding firmly to something. 2) persisting in existence or in a course of action. DERIVATIVES tenaciously adverb tenacity noun. ORIGIN from Latin tenere to hold …   English terms dictionary

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