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asked Mar 5 in Physics by anonymous

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answered Mar 5 by TheFinder

A book of maps or charts.

An atlas is a collection of maps; it is typically a bundle of maps of Earth or a region of Earth. Atlases have traditionally been bound into book form, but today many atlases are in multimedia formats. In addition to presenting geographic features and political boundaries, many atlases often feature geopolitical, social, religious and economic statistics. They also have information about the map and places in it.

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answered Mar 5 by anonymous

In Anatomy:

In anatomy, the atlas is the most superior (first) cervical vertebra of the spine. It is named for the Atlas of Greek mythology, because it supports the globe of the head which is the skull. The atlas is the topmost vertebra and with the axis forms the joint connecting the skull and spine....click here to see more.

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answered Mar 5 by anonymous

Dictionary meaning:

  • a bound collection of maps.
  •  a bound volume of charts, plates, or tables illustrating any subject. 
  • Anatomy . the first cervical vertebra, which supports the head.
  • a size of drawing or writing paper, 26 × 34 or 33 inches. 
  • Also called telamon. Architecture . a sculptural figure of a man used as a column.