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EPICElectronic Privacy Information Center
EPICElderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (NY state program)
EPICEuropean Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition
EPICExplicitly Parallel Instruction Computing (HP/Intel)
EPICEclipse Plugin Central
EPICElectronic Publication(s) Information System
EPICEtablissement Public à Caractère Industriel et Commercial (French)
EPICEl Paso Intelligence Center
EPICÉtablissement Public Industriel et Commercial (French: Industrial and Commercial Public Establishment)
EPICEuropean Photon Imaging Camera (X-ray Multi-Mirror space telescope)
EPICEducation for Peace in Iraq Center
EPICEnvironmental Protection Information Center
EPICEvolving Personalized Information Construct (Sloan and Matt Thompson)
EPICEnd Poverty In California
EPICEthanol Promotion and Information Council
EPICErosion Productivity Impact Calculator (widely used computerized mechanistic crop model)
EPICEpidemiology and Prevention for Injury Control
EPICEvidence Photographers International Council
EPICElectronic Picture(s)
EPICESOH (Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health) Program Integration Committee
EPICEmbedded Platform for Industrial Computing
EPICEnvironment and Plastics Industry Council (Canada)
EPICEngaging People in Cyberinfrastructure
EPICEdora Pool Ice Center (Fort Collins, CO)
EPICEducational Program Innovations Center
EPICEffective Practice Incentive Community (Memphis, TN)
EPICEnvironmental Photographic Interpretation Center
EPICExpanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite
EPICExemplary Public Interest Contribution (award)
EPICExecutive-Process/Interactive Control
EPICEvery Person Influences Children, Inc.
EPICEnvironmental Prevention in Communities (Berkeley, California)
EPICElectric Powered Interurban Commuter (DaimlerChrysler)
EPICEngineering, Procurement, Installation & Commissioning
EPICEx Police in Industry and Commerce
EPICEfficient Pyramid Image Coder
EPICEuropean Public-Sector Information-Systems Conference
EPICEnhanced-Performance Implanted CMOS (Texas Instruments)
EPICEdison Polymer Innovation Corporation
EPICEmory Public Interest Committee
EPICExperiential, Participatory, Image-rich and Connective
EPICEnterprise Process Improvement Collaboration
EPICExceptional People Impacting the Community
EPICEmergency Public Information Centre (SIngapore)
EPICExchange Price Information Computer (UK)
EPICEmergency Preparedness and Injury Control (US DHS)
EPICElectronic Portable Information Collection
EPICEmergency Preparedness Integrated Communications
EPICElectronic Preassembly Integration on CATIA
EPICEuropean Privatization and Investment Corporation
EPICEmbedded Programmable Interrupt Controller
EPICEngineering Process Improvement Center
EPICExperimental Image Compression
EPICEngineer, Procure, Install, Commission (oilfield type of contract)
EPICEffective Practice Integration Council
EPICEquatorial Pacific Information Collection
EPICEvaluation of Practice in Care
EPICEnvironmental Process Improvement Center (USAF)
EPICEngineering Physics Information Center (ORNL)
EPICElectrically Powered Indoor Wheelchairs
EPICExtended Programmable Input/Output Controller
EPICEuropean Parallel Importers Coalition
EPICEmergency Preparedness Interaction Center
EPICEthernet Port Interface Controller
EPICEmergency Performance Improvement Committee
EPICEngineering Planning, Integration, and Coordination
EPICEstes Park Improvement Contribution
EPICExposure, Permeability, Impact, Criticality (software error effects)
EPICElastic-Plastic Impact Computations (computer program)
EPICEvolutionary Process for the Integration of COTS-Based Systems
EPICElite Para Insertion Corps (gaming clan)
EPICEarthquake, Preparedness and Incident Conference
EPICElectronic Procurement Information Console
EPICEstes Park Indoor Climbing
EPICEmployees, Players, Inventory, Cash
EPICExtraordinary People Impacting Community (various organizations)
EPICEthnographic Praxis in Industry Conference
EPICEnergy Policy International Club (New York University)
EPICCenter for Emergency Management, Policy, Information Technology and Communications (Virginia Beach, VA)
EPICElectric Potential Integrated Circuit (Plessey Semiconductors)
EPICElite Pros in Coalition (online gaming clan)
References in classic literature ?
In its third period, therefore, epic poetry shows two divergent tendencies.
Such a poetry could not be permanently successful, because the subjects of which it treats -- if susceptible of poetic treatment at all -- were certainly not suited for epic treatment, where unity of action which will sustain interest, and to which each part should contribute, is absolutely necessary.
If, by "sustained effort," any little gentleman has accomplished an epic,
1* us frankly commend him for the effort -- if this indeed be a thing conk mendable--but let us forbear praising the epic on the effort's account.
While the epic mania, while the idea that to merit in poetry prolixity is indispensable, has for some years past been gradually dying out of the public mind, by mere dint of its own absurdity, we find it succeeded by a heresy too palpably false to be long tolerated, but one which, in the brief period it has already endured, may be said to have accomplished more in the corruption of our Poetical Literature than all its other enemies combined.
Part 2, "Texts and Contexts," is composed of four chapters in which the author deals with the prehistory of the romance epic in Italy and briefly points out the seminal impact that the Chanson de Roland and the chansons de geste had on Franco-Venetian and Franco-Tuscan cantari.
In "Epic and Novel," Mikhail Bakhtin identifies three "constitutive features" of the epic as a genre:
Users are now able to get documentation for the EPIC service in electronic form whenever they need it," said Rosemary Heffner, OCLC product support specialist for reference services.
Lucretius, after all, writing in the first century BCE, used the epic meter for De Rerum Natura, six books of atomic theory and Epicurean philosophy.
Hewitt stumbled on the list while investigating a wide-reaching scandal involving shaky EPIC property loans and the downfall of Community Savings.
EPiC Energy Resources is an independent integrated energy company based in The Woodlands, Texas.
This revolving in the mind develops in the succeeding epics as a contrast to the straight course usually associated with an epic hero.