Enigma

An enigma is a puzzle, something mysterious or inexplicable, or a riddle or difficult problem.

"Enigma" may also refer to:

* Enigma machine, a machine for encrypting communications during World War II
* Enigma, Georgia, a town in Georgia, USA
* The Enigma, a performer in the Jim Rose Circus
* Enigma (yacht), one of the world's largest private superyachts (formerly "ECO" and "Katana")
* Enigma (game), the computer game
* Enigma Browser, a web browser
* Enigma, the codename for Red Hat Linux 7.2
* Outdoor city game in Warsaw, Poland - EnigmaWarsaw
* Enigma Bicycle
* The Publius Enigma, an unsolved internet-based puzzle associated with the 1994 Pink Floyd album, The Division Bell.
* The Enigma tornado outbreak, so-named because of the lack of data available on it despite its severity.

Film and television

* "Enigma" (1983 film), a film starring Martin Sheen and Sam Neill
* Aenigma (film), a 1987 film directed by Lucio Fulci
* "Enigma" (2001 film), a film adapted from the Robert Harris novel
* Enigma (TV series) - a Biography Channel TV series
* "Enigma" (game show), a Finnish television show by Finlands Svenska Television
* - a DVD showcasing the TNA career of the pro-wrestler
* Enigma (Stargate SG-1), an episode from the science-fiction TV series
* Enigma (NCIS), an episode from the TV series NCIS; Episode 15, Season 1.

Music

* Enigma (musical project), the electronic music project created by Michael Cretu
* Enigma Records, a music record label
* Enigma (band), the 1980s disco band
* Enigma (heavy metal band), a 70s heavy metal band from Mexico
* Enigma (metal band), a progressive metal band from Chile
* "Enigma Variations", the musical work by Edward Elgar
* Enigma (album), the 1996 Keith Murray album
* Enigma (Ill Niño album), 2008 album from Ill Niño
* "Enigma", a song by Trapt on their self-titled album Trapt (album)

Print publications

* "Enigma" (novel), a novel by Robert Harris
* "The Enigma" (magazine), a monthly publication of the National Puzzlers' League
* Enigma (New Scientist), a mathematical puzzle published in New Scientist magazine
* Enigma (comic), a Vertigo/DC comic featuring a character called The Enigma

Fiction

* Enigma (comics), a fictional character in the DC Universe
* Enigma, a fictional region in the Wing Commander (video game) universe
* Enigma, a fictional rune word found in videogame ""
* Enigma (group), the main antagonist in the game Spy Fiction.
* "Enigma" the second novel in "The Trigon Disunity" series by Michael P. Kube-McDowell
* Darchrow,the Enigma-A character found in the 'Defense of the Ancients' map of the videogame, Warcraft 3-The Frozen Throne.
*"Enigma" - poem by Edgar Allan Poe


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  • enigmă — ENÍGMĂ, enigme, s.f. Lucru greu de înţeles, nelămurit, ascuns; taină, mister1. ♦ Ghicitoare, şaradă. – Din fr. énigme, lat. aenigma. Trimis de bogdang, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  ENÍGMĂ s. v. mister. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime …   Dicționar Român

  • enigma — s. m. 1. Descrição obscura ou ambígua, mas verdadeira, que se faz de uma coisa, para que outrem diga o nome dessa coisa. 2.  [Figurado] Arrazoado obscuro. 3. Coisa obscura, difícil de compreender. 4. Pessoa que, por qualquer circunstância, vive… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Enigma — Enigma, Энигма  загадка, головоломка, что то таинственное, невыразимое, или шарада или сложная задача. Энигма  шифровальная машина времён Второй мировой войны. Энигма  город в штате Джорджия, США. «Энигма»  компьютерная игра.… …   Википедия

  • enigma — e*nig ma ([ e]*n[i^]g m[.a]), n.; pl. {enigmas} ([ e]*n[i^]g m[.a]z). [L. aenigma, Gr. a i nigma, fr. a ini ssesqai to speak darkly, fr. a i^nos tale, fable.] 1. A dark, obscure, or inexplicable saying; a riddle; a statement, the hidden meaning… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enigma — Enigma, GA U.S. town in Georgia Population (2000): 869 Housing Units (2000): 348 Land area (2000): 3.251680 sq. miles (8.421811 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.032409 sq. miles (0.083940 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.284089 sq. miles (8.505751 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Enigma, GA — U.S. town in Georgia Population (2000): 869 Housing Units (2000): 348 Land area (2000): 3.251680 sq. miles (8.421811 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.032409 sq. miles (0.083940 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.284089 sq. miles (8.505751 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • enigma — sustantivo masculino 1. Conjunto de palabras o signos de sentido oculto, difíciles de comprender: Nos propuso un enigma y estuvimos toda la tarde buscando la solución. 2. Cosa que resulta desconocida o difícil de entender: Su vida es un enigma… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • enigma — I noun aenigma, ambages, ambiguous saying, arcanum, bewilderment, braintwister, complexity, confusing statement, confusion, difficulty, inexplicable statement, inscrutable person, knotty point, mystery, obscure question, obscure statement,… …   Law dictionary

  • enigma — (non com. enimma) s.m. [dal lat. aenigma ătis, gr. aínigma atos, dal tema di ainíssomai parlare copertamente ] (pl. i ). 1. (crit.) [frase o componimento in versi che propone un concetto o una parola da indovinare: risolvere un e. ]… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • enigma — (n.) 1580s, earlier enigmate (mid 15c.), from L. aenigma riddle, from Gk. ainigma (pl. ainigmata), from ainissesthai speak obscurely, speak in riddles, from ainos fable, riddle, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • enigma — riddle, puzzle, conundrum, *mystery, problem …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


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