Spirit (disambiguation)

The term spirit has many disparate meanings in various fields.

Religion and spirituality

*A ghost
*In religion and spirituality, the innate essence (soul) of a being
*The Holy Spirit or Holy Ghost, in Christianity, one of the three hypostases (persons) of the Triune God
*A spiritual being, or non-corporeal entity found in animism, similar to a deity
*In the study of human nature and the striving for progress, the Human spirit
*Spirit is also an organic chemical belonging to group of ethers

Aerospace and astronomy

*The B-2 Spirit, a US Air Force stealth bomber
*Spirit Airlines, a Miami, Florida-based low-fare airline company
*Spirit AeroSystems, an aerostructures manufacturer formed from Boeing's former Wichita, Kansas, division
*The "Spirit of St. Louis", the first airplane flown non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean by Charles Lindbergh
*The "Spirit" rover (MER-A), one of two rovers in NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Mission
*37452 Spirit, an asteroid named after the Mars rover

Sports

*Spirit (racing team), a 1980s racing team with connection to Honda, active in Formula One from 1983 to 1985
*Saginaw Spirit, an OHL hockey team from Saginaw, Michigan
*North Shore Spirit, a Can-Am League baseball team from Lynn, Massachusetts
*The sport of competitive cheerleading, sometimes called "spirit"
*The Drum and Bugle Corps, Spirit

Music

*Spirit (band), a 1960s and 1970s psychedelic band
*"Spirit" (Leona Lewis album), a 2007 album by Leona Lewis
*"Spirit" (Preston Reed album), a 2006 album by Preston Reed
*"Spirit" (Eluveitie album), a 2006 album by Eluveitie
*"Spirit" (Jewel album), a 1998 album by vocalist Jewel
*"Spirit" (Willie Nelson album), a 1996 album by Willie Nelson
*"Spirit" (John Denver album), a 1976 album by John Denver
*"Spirit" (Earth, Wind, & Fire album), a 1976 album by Earth, Wind & Fire
*"Spirit" (Spirit album), a 1968 album by Spirit
*The Spirit (news music), a television news music package by Stephen Arnold
*"Spirit" (song), a 1994 maxi-single by the seminal acid house group Phuture
*"Spirit," a song on the album "Introduce Yourself" by Faith No More

Fictional works

*Spirit (comics), a fictional masked detective in comic strip "The Spirit" by Will Eisner
**"The Spirit" (film), based on the comic
*"", a 2002 animated film by Dreamworks Pictures
*"Spirits", a television series by ABS-CBN
*"Spirits" (Stargate SG-1), an episode of the television series "Stargate SG-1"
*Spirit (G.I. Joe), a character from the "G.I. Joe" universe
*Spirit (She-Ra), a character from "She-Ra: Princess of Power"
*Spirit (Ōban Star-Racers), a character from the "Ōban Star-Racers" animated television series
*Captain Mariko "Spirit" Tanaka, a pilot from the "Wing Commander" series of computer games

Television

*"Spirits" (TV series), a TV series which aired on ABS-CBN in 2005

Politics, history, culture, and technology

*Spirit (Belgium), a Flemish left-liberal political party, forming a cartel with the socialist party SP.a
*Spirit Parser Framework is an object-oriented parser-generator framework for use in C++
*"The Spirit of the Laws" (1748), by Montesquieu
*Letter and spirit of the law

In other fields

*A distilled alcoholic beverage
*In medicine, it formerly meant an alcoholic solution of a volatile drug; see tincture
*AMC Spirit, a subcompact automobile built from 1979 to 1983
*Dodge Spirit, a mid-size car built from 1989 to 1995
*Enthusiasm — "We have spirit, yes we do, we have spirit, how 'bout you?"
*Intent
*Purpose
*Esprit de corps — the commonality of purpose, devotion, and honor among members of a group
*Spirit Telecine — an apparatus for film digitalization
*Zeitgeist — spirit of the time
*A classical element representing the fifth element (the other four being earth, air, fire, and water)


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