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1. Greek Mythology Relating to or suggestive of Prometheus.
2. Boldly creative; defiantly original.
One who is boldy creative or defiantly original in behavior or actions.
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1. (Classical Myth & Legend) of or relating to Prometheus
2. creative, original, or life-enhancing
a person who resembles Prometheus
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(prəˈmi θi ən)

1. of or suggestive of Prometheus.
2. creative; boldly original.
3. a person who resembles Prometheus in spirit or action.
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adj (liter)prometheisch (liter)
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I carried with me some promethean matches, which I ignited by biting; it was thought so wonderful that a man should strike fire with his teeth, that it was usual to collect the whole family to see it: I was once offered a dollar for a single one.
And at last Bert was left almost alone, a sad, blackened Promethean figure, cursed by the gift of fire.
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Boxlight announced it has completed the acquisition of United Kingdom-based Cohuborate from a family trust of Tony Cann, founder of Promethean. Cohuba is a developer of touch display technology for the education, business and government markets.
(NASDAQ: BOXL) has completed the acquisition of United Kingdom-based Cohuborate Ltd., from a family trust of Tony Cann, founder of Promethean, the company said.
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