DRAGON


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DRAGONDelta Research and Global Observation Network (USGS)
DRAGONDatabase Referencing of Array Genes Online (Baltimore, MD)
DRAGONDiminishing Manufacturing Sources Replacement of Avionics for Global Operations and Navigation (US Air Force)
DRAGONDetector of Recoils and Gammas of Nuclear Reactions (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
DRAGONDirect Access to Geophysics on the Net (Geophysics Department at the Geological Survey of Norway; database)
DRAGONDynamic Resource Allocation via GMPLS (Generalized Multi-Protocol Label Switching) Optical Networks (project)
DRAGONDavis Recreation and Gaming Organizational Network (University of California, Davis)
References in classic literature ?
So the most renowned knights came from the four corners of the earth and retired down the dragon's throat one after the other.
Then he gave the youth the following instructions how to overcome the Dragon of the North: 'You must have an iron horse cast, which must have little wheels under each foot.
What is the great dragon which the spirit is no longer inclined to call Lord and God?
It appears that the fountain of water was enchanted, and that the dragon had been set to guard it, so that no mortal might ever quench his thirst there.
Then away they hastened with her full of joy in their boat towards the ship; but soon came the dragon roaring behind them through the air; for he awoke and missed the princess.
Any hopes he may have entertained that this dragon might turn out to be comparatively small and inoffensive were dissipated.
"It occurs to me," said the Wizard, "that we ought to get out of this place before the mother dragon comes back."
But you are not a good enough sailor to beat Ben Ali, the Barbary Dragon. I want that duck you've got--and the pig too.
Learned Faustus, To find the secrets of astronomy Graven in the book of Jove's high firmament, Did mount him up to scale Olympus' top; Where, sitting in a chariot burning bright, Drawn by the strength of yoked dragons' necks, He views the clouds, the planets, and the stars, The tropic zones, and quarters of the sky, From the bright circle of the horned moon Even to the height of Primum Mobile; And, whirling round with this circumference, Within the concave compass of the pole, From east to west his dragons swiftly glide, And in eight days did bring him home again.
Mr Swiveller was wondering whether this might be another Miss Brass, twin sister to the Dragon, when there came a rapping of knuckles at the office door.
Fiercely then did the battle rage between hero and dragon. But Beowulf's sword failed him in his need, and it was like to go ill with him.
The billiard-room at the Green Dragon was the constant resort of a certain set, most of whom, like our acquaintance Mr.