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Samadon Ayangba

"Samadon Ayangba" is a mythical winged divine horse, and one of the most recognized creatures in Meitei Manipuri mythology. It is created by Sanamahi and sent from the moon to charge attack on Pakhangba. Later, it became the stead of Marjing, the ...

                                               

Scylla

Scylla was a sea monster in Greek mythology. She was said to be the daughter of Poseidon. Scylla was a water dwelling version of the Hydra and the sister of Charybdis. Some myths explain Scyllas beginnings. One of them says she was one of the dau ...

                                               

Shapeshifting

Shapeshifting is the act of being able to change into another being or form. The idea of shapeshifting has been around since the Middle Ages. It has been used in literature and epic poems, including works such as Peleus and Thetis and the Iliad. ...

                                               

Sphinx

A sphinx is a mythological figure, which looks like a lion with a human head. It dates back to the Old Kingdom of Egypt, and its name comes from the Ancient Greek name for a "stranger". The Sphinx is also common in South and South-East Asia, and ...

                                               

Snorri Sturluson

Snorri Sturluson was an Icelandic historian, poet and politician. He was three-time elected lawspeaker at the Icelandic parliament, the Althing. He was the author of the Prose Edda or Younger Edda and the Heimskringla, a history of the Norwegian ...

                                               

Taoroinai

"Taoroinai" is a serpentine dragon which lives in the moon in ancient Meitei mythology and religion. The Shakok Lamlen mentions that the Kangla was constructed over the navel of the serpent god. Legend says Pakhangba was brought from heaven as a ...

                                               

Theseus

Theseus was an ancient Greek hero who is the main character in many myths. His father was Aegeus, and his mother was Aethra. He is best known for the defeating the monsters and criminals he met on his way to Athens, and killing the minotaur on th ...

                                               

Tiki

A tiki is a carved wooden or stone object depicting a human-like figure. They are found in Polynesian cultures in the Pacific Islands. The carvings often serve to mark the boundaries of sacred sites. The term is also used in Māori mythology, wher ...

                                               

Trickery

Trickery is the act of misdirection or an illusion. For example, magic tricks are when someone makes the person seeing it think that the magic they are doing is true, but it actually is not. But magic tricks can also be pleasant entertainment whe ...

                                               

Troll

A Troll is a Nordic mythological creature, may be: elves, dwarves, or monsters. Is a usually a giant that lives in caverns or undergrounds. It is also a well known internet meme. They are quite short in stature and are violent in nature as their ...

                                               

Umang Lai

"Umang Lai" is a Meitei term for the sacred groves, as well as the Sylvan deities associated with them. These are mainly found in the Indian state of Manipur.

                                               

Vermilion Bird

The Vermilion Bird is one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations. It represents the fire-element, the south direction, and the season summer correspondingly. Sometimes it is called the Vermilion Bird of the South. It is known as Zhū Qu ...

                                               

The Wheel of Fortune

For other uses, see Wheel of Fortune. The Wheel of Fortune, or Rota Fortunae, is a concept in medieval and ancient philosophy and means the unpredictable nature of Fate. The wheel belongs to the goddess Fortuna, who spins it at random, changing t ...

                                               

Yamata-no-Orochi

                                               

Real Time Streaming Protocol

The Real Time Streaming Protocol, developed by the IETF and created in 1998 as RFC 2326, is a protocol for use in streaming media systems, which allows a client to remotely control a streaming media server, issuing VCR-like commands such as "play ...

                                               

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol is an Internet communication protocol used to send and relay an email message between email servers. It is not used to retrieve email messages from a server. Instead either IMAP or POP is used to retrieve email messages.

                                               

Simple Network Management Protocol

Simple Network Management Protocol is a part of the Internet Protocol Suite. SNMP is used in network management systems to monitor status of devices and also spot problems. It consists of a set of standards for network management, including an Ap ...

                                               

TIME protocol

The TIME service is an Internet protocol defined in RFC 868. Its purpose is to provide a site-independent, machine readable date and time. TIME can operate over either TCP or UDP. When operating over TCP, a host connects to a server that supports ...

                                               

Phonograph

The phonograph is a device for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound. It was the most common device for playing recorded music from the 1870s through the 1980s. It was invented by Thomas Edison, after other inventors had studied the ...

                                               

Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo is a voice command device. It is a product of Amazon.com. The product can play music and answers questions. It is a nine-inches-tall, cylinder-shaped device. It responds to the name "Alexa," though this can be changed to "Amazon" or " ...

                                               

Amplifier

The word amplifier usually refers to an electronic amplifier. Electronic amplifiers make a signal from a radio or electric musical instrument louder and stronger. Amplifiers are also hidden in any electronic thing that makes sound with loudspeake ...

                                               

Audacity

Audacity is a digital audio editor and recording program. Audacity is cross-platform and can be used with Windows, OS X, Linux, and BSD. It is free software. Audacity was first released on May 28, 2000.

                                               

Audio description

Audio description is an additional track of narration. It is targeted at visually impaired or blind consumers of television, dance, opera, movies or other visual art. In these tracks, a narrator talks through presentation and makes a description ...

                                               

Audio mixer

An audio mixer is device which is used to mix several sounds together. The user can control the volume on each channel or sound source to be as loud as they want. The amount of channels may vary depending on the mixer. Different sources may be us ...

                                               

Car stereo

A car stereo is a device that can be in a car to listen to the radio, play cassettes or CDs. More modern car stereos can also play music from memory sticks. Car stereos typically can not produce much power without circuit which makes the cars bat ...

                                               

Cassette player

A cassette player is a machine can play audio cassettes. Some cassette players also can record music or other sounds to cassette tapes. If a microphone is built in, there is no need for a separate microphone but in that case the quality of sound ...

                                               

Cochlear implant

A cochlear implant is an electronic device that is inserted by surgery into a part of the ear called cochlea. Persons who are having difficulty in hearing or are completely deaf use the device to help them hear better. Not all parts of the cochle ...

                                               

Compact disc player

A CD player is a device that can read the binary data on a CD and turn that into sound waves. A CD player has a laser and an optical sensor. A CD has tracks and bumps on the tracks. The CD player passes a laser beam along the track of the CD. The ...

                                               

Computer speaker

Computer speakers are speakers external to a computer. Speakers contain amplifiers which vibrate to produce the sound. They come in many different forms. Some speakers are already attached to a computer. Some speakers are wireless. They work by B ...

                                               

Digital audio player

The digital audio player is a device that can play digital audio, such as CD and MP3 formatted music. Such devices include MP3 players and CD players. Some are portable and use battery power.

                                               

Dipole speaker

A dipole speaker is a type of a loudspeaker. The sound typically only comes out of the front and back. Dipole spekers do not usually produce very low frequencies because the structure loses audiodynamics the lower the frequency is. With audio cro ...

                                               

Dolby Surround 7.1

Dolby Surround 7.1 is a sound system by Dolby Laboratories. It produces theatrical 7.1 surround sound in cinemas. It adds two new channels to current Dolby Digital 5.1. The first movie to feature Dolby Surround 7.1 was Toy Story 3 by Disney and P ...

                                               

Electrostatic loudspeaker

An electrostatic loudspeaker is a design of speaker. The sound is generated by force placed on a membrane suspended in an electrostatic field. The electrostatic loudspeaker is almost like magnetostatic loudspeaker but it does not use high current ...

                                               

Equalization (audio)

In sound recording, equalization is the process commonly used to change the frequency response of an audio system using linear filters. An equalizer is the device which is used to control the frequencies.

                                               

FrogPhone

The FrogPhone is a machine that uses microphones to listen to frogs so scientists can study them and the places they live. It also has thermometers to measure how hot or cold it is in the air and water. Scientists plan to place the FrogPhone mach ...

                                               

Full-range speaker

Full-range speaker is a type of loudspeaker that can be used to play sound at all or almost all frequencies that human are able to hear. The frequency range can be anywhere from 55 to 17500 Hertz. The benefit is that all sound comes from the same ...

                                               

Headphone amplifier

                                               

Headphones

Headphones are electronic audio devices that people wear over their ears. They let people hear sounds on a walkman, MP3 player, mobile phone or computer. Headphones come in many different sizes from big to small. They are also known as earphones, ...

                                               

Headset

A headset is a headphone with a microphone. People can listen to sound with headphone and can record sound with a microphone. A headset is easy to use because it can be used without hands, just like a telephone. A person only needs to put the hea ...

                                               

Hearing aid

A hearing aid is a small electrical machine which fits in or behind a persons ear. The purpose of a hearing aid is to make sounds louder so the person can hear spoken words and other sounds. The two most common types of modern hearing aids are be ...

                                               

High-Definition Multimedia Interface

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface is an audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed digital data. The main use of an HDMI cable is to connect components such as a DVD player to a High-definition television. HDMI is the uncompressed ...

                                               

Hydrophone

Hydrophone is a microphone which is used to measure sound under water. It uses an echolocation system. You would use a hydrophone if you wanted to examine the sound of fish or maybe if you wanted to listen to find out if there is any sea creature ...

                                               

Line level

Line level is the strength of an audio signal. An audio signal transfers sound, for example to CD players and cassette players. It is much higher than microphone level, which can be only a couple of millivolts. A line level signal can be connecte ...

                                               

Magnetostatic loudspeaker

A magnetostatic loudspeaker is a dipole speaker. It is quite similar than electrostatic loudspeaker but it doesnt use high voltages, it uses high currents. The impedance of a magnetostatic speaker may be so low that an amplifier has to be ready t ...

                                               

Mastering (audio)

Mastering is the process of moving audio from recording device to the storage device. All copies after that are made from the master copy. Master recordings can be made on discs, tapes, and computer data storage formats. A multitrack master is an ...

                                               

Microphone

A microphone, sometimes referred to as a mike or mic, converts sound into an electrical signal. Microphones are used in many applications such as telephones, tape recorders, hearing aids, motion picture production, live and recorded audio enginee ...

                                               

Mid-range speaker

A mid-range speaker is a type of loudspeaker. These are designed to reproduce sounds which are not very low, but mid-range speaker can also play hi frequency sounds, example frequency going up to 20kHz. Depending on the speakers structure there c ...

                                               

Mixtape

A mixtape is any compilation of songs recorded onto a cassette tape or other storage medium. A mixtape usually shows the kind of music that the person who made it likes to listen to. It can range from a randomly selected list of favourite songs, ...

                                               

MP3 player

An MP3 player is a portable audio device people can use to listen to songs saved in the MP3 format. They can use USB cords or Wi-Fi to connect the device to computers, so that computer files can be transferred to players internal memory. MP3s are ...

                                               

MPEG-4

MPEG-4 is a video and audio standard. Movies in MPEG-4 need less space on a computer. At the same time, they still have DVD quality. MPEG means Moving Picture Experts Group. Many researchers and engineers all over the world worked to develop MPEG ...

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