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n. Greek Mythology
A renowned craftsman, sculptor, and inventor and builder of the Labyrinth. He fashioned the wings with which he and his son Icarus escaped from Crete after their imprisonment by Minos.

Dae·da′li·an, Dae·da′le·an (dĭ-dā′lē-ən, -dāl′yən) adj.
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Difficult to understand because of intricacy:
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Then following the clew that, in the hands of the Abbe Faria, had been so skilfully used to guide him through the Daedalian labyrinth of probabilities, he thought that the Cardinal Spada, anxious not to be watched, had entered the creek, concealed his little barque, followed the line marked by the notches in the rock, and at the end of it had buried his treasure.
The combined unit efforts led to the Squadron winning the 2014 Air Force Global Strike Command Daedalian Major General Warren R.
2011) "Upon Daedalian Wings of Paper Money: Adam Smith and the Crisis of 1772.
Secino to the Daedalian Foundation (Scholarship Program), PO Box 249, Randolph Air Force Base, TX 78148 or the Alzheimer's Association, 2217 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.
as it were, suspended on the Daedalian wings of paper money as when they travel about upon the solid ground of gold and silver.
The guide, the Ariadne figure, or her Daedalian counterpart remains central to the possibility and opportunity of transcending the thresholds of three-dimensional labyrinths.
But let's note how the term is used: "a huge house, Daedalian, unheatable.
Heffernan concludes with the paradox that this key section of the Iliad "bears continual witness to the Daedalian power, complexity, and verisimilitude of visual art even as [Homer] aspires to rival that art in language .
Each public utterance, spirited salvo, and political maneuver that marked their daedalian relationship can be read historically as a new twist and turn in the quest to grapple with America's "amorphous character" and in so doing bind up American Jewish life, establish new intracommunal ties, ensure the community's welfare and advancement, and forge a common sense of purpose and vision for the future.
The Daedalian Room of the Hanscom Club was a beehive of activity as the team mapped out a "value stream" for the current RPA process, filling countless easel pads with diagrams of "touch points" for the RPA as it flows through the current process.
Given the worldwide terrorist threat, the devilish task of tracing internet trails with their complex encryption codes, the Daedalian webs that clever and dedicated people weave - politicians have declared that 28 days is quite enough for any old Inspector Clouseau to reach the end of the trail; indeed, if the police can't do it they should move over and allow them in to show them how to do the job.
Under his leadership the Joint Stand-Off Weapon (JSOW) program was awarded the prestigious Daedalian award for program excellence.