Triton


Triton

Triton may refer to one of many things named after Triton, a Greek god, the messenger of the deep, son of Poseidon, god of the sea.

Academic

* Triton College, a two-year college located in River Grove, Illinois
* Triton Regional School District, a school district in North East Massachusetts
* Tritons, the mascot for Edmonds Community College
* The Tritons, the athletic mascot for the University of California, San Diego
* Tritons, the mascot for Eckerd College (St. Petersburg, Florida)
* Tritons, the mascot for Pacifica High School (Oxnard, California)
* Tritons, the mascot for San Clemente High School (San Clemente, California)
* Tritons, the mascot for University of Missouri–St. Louis
* Tritons, the mascot for Iowa Central Community College
* Tritons, the mascot for Mariner High School
* Tritons, the mascot for Laurel Hill Swim Team, Lorton, VA (founded by Gemma)

Aerospace

* SO.6000 Triton, the first French jet, built by the "Société nationale des constructions aéronautiques du sud-ouest" (SNCASO)

Astronomy

* Triton (moon), the largest moon of the planet Neptune
* A misspelling of Keith P. Tritton, British astronomer

Automotive

* Ford Triton engine, a series of engines made by the Ford Motor Company
* Mitsubishi Triton, four wheel drive pickup truck
* Triton motorcycle, a hybrid Cafe racer style of motorbike built from a Triumph engine and a Norton chassis

Chemistry/Physics

* Triton X-100, a nonionic detergent often used in extraction buffers
* A tritium nucleus, particularly one used as a bombarding particle or emitted in a nuclear reaction

Culture

* "Triton (novel)", a novel by Samuel R. Delany
* King Triton, Princess Ariel's father in the Disney animated film "The Little Mermaid"
* "Tritón", a Mexican magazine
* "Umi no Triton", an anime TV series
* Triton (comics), a Marvel Comics character
* Thomas Triton, a character from "The Deptford Mice" books by Robin Jarvis

Geography

* Triton, Newfoundland and Labrador, a Canadian city
* Triton, Washington, an American city
* Triton River, Crete, a river known in antiquity which is now known as the Gazi River, or Gazanos River, or Gazanos Potamos, which passes through the town of Gazi, Crete

Music

* Korg Triton, a workstation musical synthesizer
* Triton (band), a Japanese progressive rock band
* The Tritonz (band) a Canadian/American heavy metal band fronted by Jon-Mikl Thor
* Triton (record label), formerly known as Discordia

Nautical

* "Triton" (Jacques Cartier), one of Jacques Cartier's two ships for his first voyage in 1534
* HMS "Triton" or HMS "Tryton", eight vessels of the Royal Navy
* RV "Triton", an experimental trimaran that underwent trials with the Royal Navy from 2001 to 2005
* Triton (Y-5), a Greek Navy WWII submarine launched in 1930
* "Triton II" (S-112), a Greek Navy submarine, launched in 1971
* USS "Triton", three vessels of the United States Navy
* USCGC "Triton", two ships of the United States Coast Guard
* The Allied code name for a communication network using the Enigma machine used by German War Navy during the Second World War
* Pearson Triton, one of the first production fiberglass sailboats manufactured in the United States

Nature

* Triton (mollusk), a marine snail of the family Ranellidae
* Tritonia a genus of nudibranch or a genus of flowering plant

Technology

* AIM Triton, a version of the AOL Instant Messenger software
* Triton ATM Machines, world's largest manufacturer of off-premise ATM
* Triton (content delivery), a digital game distribution service
* Triton (demogroup), an IBM-PC demoscene demogroup (1992–1996)
* [http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/dd/Sodar_triton.jpgTRITON] , a SODAR sonic wind profiler from Second Wind


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  • triton — 1. (tri ton) s. m. 1°   Terme de mythologie. Dieu de la mer, que la Fable fait fils de Neptune et d Amphitrite, qui a figure humaine et dont le corps se termine en poisson. •   Triton sur la mer aplanie Promène sa conque d azur, BERNIS Quat. part …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Triton — bezeichnet: einen griechischen Gott des Meeres, siehe Triton (Mythologie) den größten Mond des Planeten Neptun, siehe Triton (Mond) den Atomkern des Tritiums, siehe Triton (Physik) Tenside aus der Gruppe der Oktylphenolethoxylate Bestandteil… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tritón — puede referirse a: En la mitología griega, Tritón era el dios mensajero de las profundidades marinas. En astronomía, Tritón es un satélite natural de Neptuno. En biología, los tritones o salamandras son un tipo de anfibio. Tritón X 100 es un… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Triton 25 — Type remorqueur Histoire Quille posée 1952 Lancement 1954 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Triton [2] — Triton, im griech. Mythus ein Meerdämon, Sohn des Poseidon und der Amphitrite, vorgestellt mit menschlichem Oberkörper, der in einen Fischschwanz ausläuft, und mit Spitzohren. Schon auf einem Gipfelfelde des alten Parostempels der Akropolis ist… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Triton — (Кельн,Германия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Aachener Str. 1128, 59858 Кельн, Германия …   Каталог отелей

  • Triton — {{Triton}} Ein Meergott, Sohn Poseidons* und der Amphitrite*, der mit diesen zusammen in der Tiefe des Meeres einen goldenen Palast bewohnt (Hesiod, Theogonie 930–933). Von Malern und Bildhauern wurde er meist mit menschlichem Oberkörper und ein… …   Who's who in der antiken Mythologie

  • Triton — Tri ton (tr[imac] t[o^]n), n. [L., fr. Gr. Tri twn.] (Gr. Myth.) A fabled sea demigod, the son of Neptune and Amphitrite, and the trumpeter of Neptune. He is represented by poets and painters as having the upper part of his body like that of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Triton — minor sea god, son of Poseidon and Amphitrite, from Gk. Triton, cognate with O.Ir. triath (gen. trethan) sea …   Etymology dictionary

  • tríton — s. m. [Física] Núcleo do trítio. • [Brasil] Plural: trítones ou trítons.   ‣ Etimologia: inglês triton   ♦ Grafia em Portugal: tritão …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa


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