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Apis

Definitions

  • Prince Api, Borne in a Palanquin, Inspects His Funerary Domain
    Prince Api, Borne in a Palanquin, Inspects His Funerary Domain
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Apis type genus of the Apidae: honeybees
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Apis (Zoöl) A genus of insects of the order Hymenoptera, including the common honeybee (Apis mellifica) and other related species. See Honeybee.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Apis A genus of melliferous or anthophilous aculeate hymenopterous insects, the type of the family Apidœ and of the suborder Mellifera or Anthophila; the hive-bees. The genus was formerly coextensive with these groups, but is now by successive detachments of other genera limited to the hive-bee (Apis mellifica) and its immediate relatives. See bee, and cut under Apidœ.
    • n Apis The sacred bull of the ancient Egyptians, to which divine honors were paid. The bull sought out by the priests for this purpose was required to be black with a triangular white spot on the forehead, and with numerous other marks which denoted the true Apis.
    • n Apis A small southern constellation situated between the Cross and the Chameleon. Same as Musca.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., bee

Usage

In literature:

For a long time Apis has not reappeared.
"The Temptation of St. Antony" by Gustave Flaubert
Owing to this remarkable similarity, Apis will effect striking cures of all these different derangements.
"Apis Mellifica" by C. W. Wolf
Eu api about, around; Min api with.
"The Dakotan Languages, and Their Relations to Other Languages" by Andrew Woods Williamson
The lofty peak of the Goenoeng Api still smoulders, although the main crater is supposed to be extinct.
"Through the Malay Archipelago" by Emily Richings
Jewelled lamps glowed and censers smoked before the image of the bull, Apis.
"The Orchard of Tears" by Sax Rohmer
Between Gunong Api and Neira there is a third channel, but it is navigable for small vessels only.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
They exhibited the majestic placidity of Apis, the sacred bull, when it receives homage and offerings.
"The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5" by Theophile Gautier
Among their objects of religious veneration was the sacred bull called Apis.
"Darius the Great" by Jacob Abbott
What is more ludicrous than that the Egyptians adored the calf Apis as the supreme godhead?
"Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
Mnevis, concerning whom there is nothing remarkable related, is consecrated to the sun, Apis to the moon.
"The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus" by Ammianus Marcellinus
A court was built at Memphis for the sacred Apis bull to take his exercise, and special bundles of fodder were provided.
"The Religion of Ancient Egypt" by W. M. Flinders Petrie
The Apis was also red-coloured.
"Devil Stories" by Various
He is invited to bow down before the bull Apis, to worship the statue of Belus or of Ishtar, of Osiris or of Isis.
"The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science" by John William Dawson
Here was the purgatorium, and there the bronze figure of the bull god Apis.
"Pharos, The Egyptian" by Guy Newell Boothby
Goenong Api, or Fire Mountain, is a cone-shaped volcano which rises 2320 feet above the sea.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
The Apis was the product of an immaculate conception.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
Artaxerxes used his victory with great cruelty; he plundered the Egyptian temples and is said to have killed the Apis.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
The calf denominated Apis, has certain marks by which it may be known.
"The Masculine Cross" by Anonymous
Epaphus, the son of Io, the supposed founder of Memphis, was identified with Apis.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6" by Various
The sepulchres of the Apis show, that as a fact, the dates were differently fixed in the seventh century B.C.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI)" by Max Duncker
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In poetry:

Or did huge Apis from his car leap down and
lay before your feet
Big blossoms of the honey-sweet and honey-
coloured nenuphar?
"The Sphinx" by Oscar Wilde
Law is holy; but not your law, ye who keep the tablets whole
While ye dash the Law to pieces, shatter it in life and soul;
Bearing up the Ark is lightsome, golden Apis hid within,
While we Levites share the offerings, richer by the people's sin.
"Anti-Apis" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

Twitter API Changes Have Some Developers Up in Arms .
After a successful flight program and anticipated certification, Aviation Partners Inc (API) is announcing the Hawker 800SP blended winglet program, with initial customer deliveries beginning early next year.
More counterfeit drugs are turning up with traces of actual active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) as counterfeiters try to stay ahead of anticounterfeiting efforts.
Raung, Sangeang Api and Rokatenda.
Sangeang Api in Indonesia seen in October 2000.
The PAN1321i Series of Bluetooth RF modules feature a Bluetooth transceiver, antenna, integrated controller, and AT Command Set Application Program Interface (API).
IDG News Service (London Bureau) †Amazon.com has opened its Maps API to all Kindle developers, who can now use it to integrate maps in their applications for the Kindle Fire family of tablets.
Apigee, Layer 7 Simplify API Development.
Layout 's radial menu is such a pleasure to use that I wish the developers would offer an API for it.
The professional social network aims to lure B2B marketers with its new API program.
JESSUP, MARYLAND: JDK Audio, the brand developed and engineered by legendary analog innovator API, announces the release of the V10 single-channel mic preamp and the V12 single-channel compressor.
Moxie Software Unveils First Social Chat That Integrates with Facebook's API.
The New API Rules Show How Far Twitter Has Fallen From Nirvana .
The online services company will offer a Yahoo Messenger IM API.
Orchid exits API jv in China.
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In science:

The DU in these anti-tank weapons is initially in solid form, e.g., in the case of the API PGU 14/B projectiles delivered by A-10 ground-attack aircrafts, in the form of a 96 mm long and 16 mm diameters cylinder which constitutes the main component of the armor-piercing penetrators.
A comparison of delayed radiobiological effects of depleted-uranium munitions versus fourth-generation nuclear weapons
GSI implements this authentication process via the TLS protocol in a GSS-API library. In order to support CAS we have also introduced the ability for a proxy to carry policy information restricting its use.
A Community Authorization Service for Group Collaboration
JAXR, Java API for XML registries, used to register and discover the services. Java Web Services Developer Pack (JWDP ) registry server 1.0_02, implements version 2.00 of UDDI and use Xindice database for the repository of the registry data. Xrpcc tool to generate WSDL. Apache web server and Tomcat servlet engine.
Distributed Heterogeneous Relational Data Warehouse In A Grid Environment
The PEP responds through the callout API with either success or an appropriate authorization error.
Fine-Grained Authorization for Job Execution in the Grid: Design and Implementation
We modified the authorization in GRAM to enable Grid users other than the job initiator to manage the job based on policy with decisions rendered through the authorization callout API.
Fine-Grained Authorization for Job Execution in the Grid: Design and Implementation
For easy integration of third-party authorization solutions, the callout API provides facilities for runtime configurable callouts.
Fine-Grained Authorization for Job Execution in the Grid: Design and Implementation
Since the prototype P1 was designed to demonstrate and benchmark client-related and middleware-related functionalities, the service access design (API) was kept as simple as possible using a handful of web-service definitions.
MammoGrid: A Service Oriented Architecture based Medical Grid Application
The path length stability of the antenna structures was measured using an Automated Precision Incorporated (API) 5-D laser interferometer (Greve & Mangum (2006)) and an accelerometer system (Snel et al. (2006)).
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
Red lines indicate the path length sections measured with the API laser interferometer system.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
Note that in Figure 35 the change in subreflector position as measured by the ALMA Antenna IPT using photogrammetry agrees well with the API measurement.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
Path length variation ∆L3 as function of elevation of the reflector, measured with the API and by photogrammetry.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
These building blocks include functions such as neighbor discovery, link assessment, and device con figuration. • The Prawn Library, an API that provides protocol designers with easy and transparent access to the underlying building blocks.
Rapid Prototyping over IEEE 802.11
MAPI is an API especially developed for wireless networks based on the Wireless Tools .
Rapid Prototyping over IEEE 802.11
Besides accessing information from the wireless device through a simple API, Prawn also runs an active daemon that performs neighborhood discovery with link quality assessment, as well as sending/receiving mechanism.
Rapid Prototyping over IEEE 802.11
Unlike existing implementation tools, Prawn provides a general, simple, concise, yet sufficient set of functions fo r a wide range of high-level algorithms, as well as an API that shields the designer from low-level implementation details.
Rapid Prototyping over IEEE 802.11
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