Escape


Escape

Escape may refer to:
* Escape (hold), a maneuver used to exit a wrestling or grappling hold
* Escapism, mental diversion by means of entertainment or recreation
* Escapology, the study and practice of escaping from physical restraints
* Prison escape, the act of breaking out of prison

In literature:
* "ESCAPE", an autobiographical book by David McMillan
* "Escape" (Choose Your Own Adventure), a Choose Your Own Adventure book
* "Escape" (book), about a woman leaving the FLDS religion.
* Escape Magazine, a British comic strip magazine published between 1983 and 1989

In radio, film and television:
* "Escape" (1930 film), featuring Gerald du Maurier and Edna Best
* "Escape" (1940 film), starring Robert Taylor and Norma Shearer
* "Escape" (1948 film), a remake of the 1940 film, with Rex Harrison and Peggy Cummins
* "Escape", the video title of the 1970 film "The McKenzie Break"
* "Escape" (1971 film), a made-for-television movie
* "Escape" (1987 film), BBC film starring Edita Brychta
* "Escape" (2006 film), starring Ethan Embry
* "Escape" (radio program), a radio drama series on CBS, a highly-regarded companion to the network's longer-running "Suspense" anthology series
* Escape (XM), a music channel on XM Satellite Radio

In computers:
* Escape key, the Esc key on a computer keyboard
* Escape sequence, a series of characters used to trigger some sort of command state in computers
* Escape character, a single character which in a sequence of characters signifies that what is to follow takes an alternative interpretation
* "escape()", a JavaScript function to percent-encode a string (though encodeURIComponent() and encodeURI() are preferable)

In music:
* "Escape" (Journey album), a 1981 album by Journey
** Escape, a Journey tribute band [http://www.keytarmusic.com/escape.htm]
* "Escape" (Rupert Holmes song), a 1979 hit for Rupert Holmes, later known as "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)"
* "Escape" (Whodini album), a 1984 album by Whodini
* "Escape" (Enrique Iglesias album), a 2001 album by Enrique Iglesias
** "Escape" (Enrique Iglesias song), a single by Enrique Iglesias
* "Escape" (Ram-Zet album), a 2002 album by Ram-Zet
* "Escape", a song from Metallica's 1984 album "Ride the Lightning"
* "Escape", a song by Hoobastank from their album "The Reason"
* "Escape", a song by Muse from their first album "Showbiz" and first EP "Muse"
* "Escape" (Craig Armstrong song), a 1999 song by Craig Armstrong
* Ska-P, a Spanish ska punk group
* "Escape", a 2007 album by Brandy
* Escaping, a 1989 single by Margaret Urlich

Other:
* Ford Escape, a small Sport Utility Vehicle
* "Escape" (cologne), a scented cologne made by Calvin Klein
* Escape, Inc., a subsidiary of Japanese game developer Square responsible for "Driving Emotion Type-S"
* Escape (later renamed Westone), a Japanese game developer responsible for "Wonder Boy"


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  • escape — vb 1 Escape, flee, fly, decamp, abscond mean to run away especially from something which limits one s freedom or threatens one s well being. Escape so stresses the idea of flight from confinement or restraint that it very often conveys no… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Escape — Es*cape , n. 1. The act of fleeing from danger, of evading harm, or of avoiding notice; deliverance from injury or any evil; flight; as, an escape in battle; a narrow escape; also, the means of escape; as, a fire escape. [1913 Webster] I would… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • escape — [e skāp′, iskāp] vi. escaped, escaping [ME escapen < NormFr escaper, var. of eschaper < VL * excappare < L ex , out of (see EX 1) + LL cappa, cloak (i.e., leave one s cloak behind)] 1. to get free; get away; get out; break loose, as from …   English World dictionary

  • escape — sustantivo masculino 1. Salida o solución a una situación comprometida: Está rodeado, sin posibilidad de escape. Buscó un escape para no responder a las acusaciones. 2. Salida de un líquido o un gas por un orificio o una grieta del recipiente que …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • escape — [ ɛskap ] n. f. • 1567; lat. scapus « fût » ♦ Archit. 1 ♦ Partie inférieure du fût d une colonne, voisine de la base. 2 ♦ (1611) Fût d une colonne, de la base au chapiteau. ● escape nom féminin ou escap nom masculin Faire ou donner e …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • escape — verb and noun. There are three significant 20c uses, the first two of the verb and the third of the noun: 1. In intransitive use (without an object), to describe astronauts overcoming gravity and leaving the earth s atmosphere: • A spaceship will …   Modern English usage

  • escape — es·cape 1 vi es·caped, es·cap·ing: to depart from lawful custody with the intent of avoiding confinement or the administration of justice escape 2 n 1: an act or instance of escaping 2: the criminal offense of escaping Merriam Webster’s… …   Law dictionary

  • Escape — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Escape es la acción o efecto de escapar El escape, en psicología, forma parte, junto con la evitación, de un procedimiento básico del condicionamiento instrumental. Este procedimiento se conoce también como… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Escape — Escape: Escape  управляющая клавиша компьютерной клавиатуры; «Escape»  альбом американской рок группы Journey 1981 года; «Escape»  альбом испанского поп певца Энрике Иглесиаса 2001 года. См. также Escape последовательность… …   Википедия

  • escape — 1. m. Acción de escapar o escaparse. 2. Fuga de un gas o de un líquido. 3. Fuga apresurada con que alguien se libra de recibir el daño que le amenaza. 4. En los motores de explosión, salida de los gases quemados. 5. Tubo que conduce estos gases… …   Diccionario de la lengua española


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