Charybdis

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Charybdis

(kərĭb`dĭs), in Greek mythology, a female monster. Because she stole Hercules' cattle, Zeus hurled her into the sea. There she lay under rocks across from Scylla and sucked in and spewed out huge amounts of water, creating a whirlpool.

Charybdis

[kə′rib·dəs]
(oceanography)

Charybdis

Poseidon’s daughter; monster of the deep. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey; Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]

Charybdis

a ship-devouring monster in classical mythology, identified with a whirlpool off the north coast of Sicily, lying opposite Scylla on the Italian coast

CHARYBDIS

(mathematics, tool)
A Lisp program to display mathematical expressions. It is related to MATHLAB.

[Sammet 1969, p. 522].