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Adjective
/ˈjīənt/,
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giants, plural;
  1. Of very great size or force; gigantic
    • - giant multinational corporations
    • - a giant transport plane
    • - a giant meteorite
  2. Used in names of very large animals and plants, e.g., giant hogweed, giant tortoise

Noun
  1. An imaginary or mythical being of human form but superhuman size

  2. (in Greek mythology) Any of the beings of this kind who rebelled unsuccessfully against the gods of Olympus

  3. An abnormally tall or large person, animal, or plant

  4. A very large company or organization

  5. A person of exceptional talent or qualities
    • - a giant among sportsmen
  6. A star of relatively great size and luminosity compared to ordinary stars of the main sequence, and 10–100 times the diameter of the sun


  1. any creature of exceptional size
  2. elephantine: of great mass; huge and bulky; "a jumbo jet"; "jumbo shrimp"
  3. colossus: a person of exceptional importance and reputation
  4. an unusually large enterprise; "Walton built a retail giant"
  5. a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
  6. someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
  7. GIANT was a magazine headquartered in New York geared to the urban music market. It began in October 2004 as a bimonthly publication catering to the interests of 20-something men, focusing on pop culture including reviews of video games, movies, fine tobacco, music, everyday happenings and ...
  8. Giant is the debut album by The Woodentops.
  9. Giant is an American melodic hard rock band that was formed in 1987. The band consisted of founding members Dann Huff (lead vocals & guitar) and Alan Pasqua (keyboard), and had Dann's brother David Huff on drums and Mike Brignardello on bass. ...
  10. The Nephilim are beings mentioned twice in the Hebrew Bible; in Genesis 6:4 and Numbers 13:33. Traditions about the Nephilim are also found in a number of other Jewish and Christian writings.
  11. In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, giant is a type of creature, or "creature type." Giants are humanoid-shaped creatures of great strength and size.
  12. Giant is a 1956 American drama film directed by George Stevens from a screenplay adapted by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat from the novel by Edna Ferber. ...
  13. In Greek mythology, the Giants were the children of Gaia or Gaea, who was fertilized by the blood of Uranus, after Uranus was castrated by his son Cronus.
  14. Giant is a 2006 studio album by Herman Düne.
  15. A mythical human of very great size; Specifically, any of the Gigantes, the race of giants in the Greek mythology; A very tall person; A tall species of a particular animal or plant; A star that is considerably more luminous than a main sequence star of the same temperature (eg. ...
  16. (giantness) The quality of being giant; immensity
  17. (Giants) (Fallen Angels, also Abortions): (Syriac: ܝܚܛܐ yakhte, "abortions" or "those that fell"; also: ܐܪܟܘܢܬܐ arkhonata, the Gnostic archons; Greek, Coptic: ’Εγρήγοροι Egrēgoroi, "Giants"). ...
  18. (Giants) A large race of people native to Erinn, who mostly live in the snowy highlands of Physis, in the northern regions of Iria, see Category:Giant (NPC). Also, a possible race for a player created character, see Giant. ...
  19. (Giants) Described in the Bible, Numbers 13:33 'And there we saw giants; and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight'; Deuteronomy 3:11 'For only Og King of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath ...
  20. (Giants) Henry Schulman's source says they've explored signing Rodriguez "as a utility catcher and infielder."  MLB.com's Chris Haft doesn't think it makes sense.
  21. (Giants) Home, Road, Alternate - Same as they wear today. No stripes on either color jersey and big red Northwestern stripe on the white one.
  22. (Giants) Native to Aysle, Giants stand about nine to ten feet tall. They are so massive that they are unable to support their own weight without magic.
  23. (Giants) in the Harry Potter universe are capable of interbreeding with humans- both Hagrid and Olympe Maxime are half-giants. ...
  24. Giants are oversized postcards printed as souvenirs exclusively for European expositions. They made their first appearance in 1908.
  25. Giants are the first and oldest people of Fincayra. “Giants from every land call Fincayra their ancestral home. Even before the rivers began rolling down from the mountains, the footsteps of giants marked Fincayra. ...