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Cyclops

(sī`klŏps), plural Cyclopes (sīklō`pēz), in Greek mythology, immense one-eyed beings. They appear in at least two distinct traditions. According to Hesiod the Cyclopes were smiths, the sons of Uranus and Gaea. They were imprisoned in Tartarus by their father and again by their brother Kronos. In return for their freedom they gave Zeus the thunderbolt that aided him in overthrowing Kronos. In Homer the Cyclopes are a lawless, barbarous, and pastoral people, one of whom (PolyphemusPolyphemus
, in Greek mythology, a Cyclops. He was a shepherd and the son of Poseidon. In the Odyssey, Polyphemus imprisoned Odysseus and his men in his cave. They gave him wine and then, when he was drunk, they blinded him and escaped, hiding under Polyphemus' sheep as
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Cyclops

Classical myth one of a race of giants having a single eye in the middle of the forehead, encountered by Odysseus in the Odyssey
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The average time interval since ACL reconstruction to the arthroscopic debridement of the cyclops lesion was 10.3 months, namely 1 month was the shortest interval, up to 6 years, that was the longest interval.
Cyclops syndrome was first described by Jackson and Schaefer in 1990 in patients who had undergone anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction with a patellar tendon auto graft.4 They reported 13 of 230 (5.7%) patients who underwent patellar auto graft ACL reconstruction who showed a reduction of ROM in full extension and developed an audible and palpable "clunk" with terminal extension.
We describe here an inverted cyclops lesion in an 18-year-old female 2 years following hamstring autograft ACL reconstruction without a block to knee extension.
Jackson and Schaefer were the first to describe the cyclops nodule in 1990.
The Cyclops is the first handset to gain from an agreement between Virgin Mobile and music company Warner Music Group (NYSE:WMG), enabling subscribers to access Virgin Mobile's music-based TXT Tones.
The play consists of two acts of uneven sizes: act 1 comprises fifteen scenes and enacts a brief appearance of Odysseus among his fellow warriors, a mini-Telemachy, Phaeacia, the Cyclops, and Hades; act 2 contains six scenes and depicts the Sirens, Scylla and Charybdis, Odysseus's meeting with Athena on Ithaca, his encounter with Eumaeus and reunions with Eurykleia and Telemachus inverted, a brief bow-contest, the slaughter of the suitors, and finally, his reunion with Penelope.
The Cyclops DL-1000 Data Logging System combines Land's own software with a Pocket PC on which readings can be stored and then transferred to a partnership PC as a .txt file, for display and analysis using word processing and spreadsheet programs.
Cyclops believes that the number of vehicles carrying laser or radar detector devices is now more than half a million and that the ban will herald a massive switch to legal devices that perform the same function in a different way.
According to Cyclops, which pinpoints the position of cameras, the number of fixed sites has increased by 22 per cent during the last 12 months, and this is set to continue.
But in the North - which includes the areas covered by Merseyside, Humberside and South Yorkshire police forces - the increase is a staggering 58.5 per cent, according to data released by the makers of GPS-based driver alert system, Cyclops.
But in the north, which includes the areas covered by Merseyside,Humberside and South Yorkshire police forces, the increase is 58.5%,according to data released by the makers of GPS-based driver alert system Cyclops.