noun. ['ˈætləs'] a figure of a man used as a supporting column.
Words that Rhyme with Atlas
noun. ['ˈætləs'] the 1st cervical vertebra.
- neck bone
- atlas vertebra
noun. ['ˈætləs'] a collection of maps in book form.
- dialect atlas
- book of maps
- linguistic atlas
- map collection
- book of facts
- reference book
Example sentences of the word atlas
1. Noun, singular or mass
Ptolemy's seven-volume tome Geographica was what we would today call an atlas, a dense and laborious catalog of maps.
2. Noun, plural
Pork butt, often called pork shoulder, is a cut of meat situated above the front shoulder -- commonly referred to as the picnic shoulder -- and between the atlas joint and the blade portion of the tenderloin.