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le·vi·a·than

 (lə-vī′ə-thən)
n.
1. Something unusually large of its kind, especially a ship.
2. A very large animal, especially a whale.
3. A monstrous sea creature mentioned in the Bible.

[Middle English, huge biblical sea creature, from Late Latin, from Hebrew liwyātān; see lwy in Semitic roots.]

leviathan

(lɪˈvaɪəθən)
n
1. (Bible) Bible a monstrous beast, esp a sea monster
2. any huge or powerful thing
[C14: from Late Latin, ultimately from Hebrew liwyāthān, of obscure origin]

le•vi•a•than

(lɪˈvaɪ ə θən)

n.
1. (often cap.) (in the Bible) a sea monster.
2. any huge marine animal, as the whale.
3. something of immense size or power.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin « Hebrew liwyāthān]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leviathan - the largest or most massive thing of its kindleviathan - the largest or most massive thing of its kind; "it was a leviathan among redwoods"; "they were assigned the leviathan of textbooks"
freak, lusus naturae, monstrosity, monster - a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
2.leviathan - monstrous sea creature symbolizing evil in the Old Testament
mythical creature, mythical monster - a monster renowned in folklore and myth

leviathan

noun monster, whale, mammoth, Titan, hulk, colossus, behemoth It's a leviathan of a book.

leviathan

noun
One that is extraordinarily large and powerful:
Slang: whopper.
Translations
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jättiläismäinenjättimäinensuunnatonvaltava

leviathan

[lɪˈvaɪəθən] N (Bible) → leviatán m; (= ship) → buque m enorme

leviathan

nLeviathan m, → Meerungeheuer nt; (fig)Gigant m; (= state)Leviathan m
References in classic literature ?
But, with a full grown leviathan this is impossible; for the sperm whale's head embraces nearly one third of his entire bulk, and completely to suspend such a burden as that, even by the immense tackles of a whaler, this were as vain a thing as to attempt weighing a Dutch barn in jewellers' scales The Pequod's whale being decapitated and the body stripped, the head was hoisted against the ship's side --about half way out of the sea, so that it might yet in great part be buoyed up by its native element.
The top of the console features the skill tree from the game, which is what is used to upgrade Kratos's Leviathan Axe.
The partners in Israel's Tamar and Leviathan offshore gas fields said they have signed with private Egyptian firm Dolphinus Holdings to supply a total of around 64 billion cubic meters of gas over a decade - with half coming from each field and the proceeds split equally between them.
Noble Energy announced that it has signed agreements to sell significant quantities of natural gas from the Leviathan and Tamar fields to Dolphinus Holdings Limited to supply gas in Egypt.
Bulgaria would be interested in buying Israeli gas if the EastMed pipeline connecting Leviathan to Europe is built.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 14, 2017-GATE Energy wins Leviathan commissioning project offshore Israel
Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it is considering buying natural gas from Israel's Leviathan field and market it together with gas from Aphrodite, turning the eastern Mediterranean into a major gas producing hub that would include production in Egypt, Bloomberg News reported on Monday without citing its source.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-April 12, 2017-Sandvik Materials Technology awarded SEK400m order for the Leviathan gas field
has announced the recent award of multiple contracts for designing and production of subsea production equipment for Noble Energys Leviathan Project, a large natural gas field development in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Israel.
The major discovery was in 2010 when Leviathan was discovered about 150 kilometres west of Haifa in what Israel claims to be its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
of Jordan and partners in Israel's Leviathan field.
Called Leviathan, it was created by Madrid-based artist, An Wei Lu Li, as part of the city's BE Festival.