A company making workstations often used for CAD.
From 1980 to 1987, Apollo were the largest manufacturer of network workstations. Apollo workstations ran Aegis, a proprietary operating system with a Posix-compliant Unix alternative frontend. Apollo’s networking was particularly elegant, among the first to allow demand paging over the network, and allowing a degree of network transparency and low sysadmin-to-machine ratio that is still unmatched.
Apollo’s largest customers were Mentor Graphics (electronic design), GM, Ford, Chrysler, and Boeing (mechanical design). Apollo was acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 1989, and gradually closed down over the period 1990-1997.
(Apollo) Milton, 1924–2005, Ugandan political leader: president 1966–71 and 1980–85. Contemporary Examples Coutts informed Obote that it was the Queen who had personally chosen her cousin to represent her. Duke of Kent In Uganda Tom Sykes October 2, 2012 If the Queen could not come, Obote wanted either the Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth, the […]
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apollo program A series of space flights undertaken by the United States with a goal of landing a man on the moon. Each Apollo flight carried a crew of three astronauts. The first lunar landing by humans was achieved by Apollo 11 on July 20, 1969. Five other successful lunar landings followed. The Apollo program […]
apollonia a city of Macedonia between Amphipolis and Thessalonica, from which it was distant about 36 miles. Paul and Silas passed through it on their way to Thessalonica (Acts 17:1). Historical Examples It did not yield; and apollonia’s yellow eyes sent out a flash of excited expectation. The Guests Of Hercules C. N. Williamson and […]
pertaining to the cult of Apollo. (lowercase) serene, calm, or well-balanced; poised and disciplined. (lowercase) having the properties of or preferring classic beauty. Compare (def 2). Historical Examples Arnobius and the fathers of the fourth century generally believed in the Apollonian thaumaturgy and attributed it to magic. Demonology and Devil-lore Moncure Daniel Conway Mayburn, folding […]