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6 definitions found
 for dinosaur
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dinosaur \Di"no*saur\, Dinosaurian \Di`no*sau"ri*an\, n. [Gr. ?
     terrible + ? lizard.] (Paleon.)
     One of the Dinosauria. [Written also deinosaur, and
     deinosaurian.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dinosaur
      n 1: any of numerous extinct terrestrial reptiles of the
           Mesozoic era

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  78 Moby Thesaurus words for "dinosaur":
     alligator, ammonite, ankylosaur, archaeohippus, archaeotherium,
     archelon, arthrodiran, aurochs, bothriolepis, brachiosaur,
     brontops, brontothere, coccostean, coelodont, compsognathus,
     coryphodon, cotylosaur, creodont, crocodile, crocodilian,
     crossopterygian, cynodictis, diatryma, dimetrodon, dinichthyid,
     dinothere, diplodocus, duck-billed dinosaur, edaphosaurid,
     elasmosaur, elephant, eryopsid, eurypterid, gator, giant sloth,
     glyptodont, hadrosaur, hippo, hippopotamus, jumbo, leviathan,
     lizard, mammoth, mastodon, monster, palaeodictyopteron,
     palaeoniscid, palaeophis, palaeosaur, palaeospondylus, pelycosaur,
     phytosaur, plesiosaur, protoceratops, protylopus, pteranodon,
     pteraspid, pterichthys, pterodactyl, pterosaur, reptile, reptilian,
     saurian, sauropod, scelidosaur, smilodon, terrapin, titanosaur,
     tortoise, trachodon, triceratops, trilobite, turtle, tyrannosaur,
     uintathere, urus, whale, woolly mammoth
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  dinosaur
   n.
  
      1. Any hardware requiring raised flooring and special power. Used
      especially of old minis and mainframes, in contrast with newer
      microprocessor-based machines. In a famous quote from the 1998 Unix EXPO,
      Bill Joy compared the liquid-cooled mainframe in the massive IBM display
      with a grazing dinosaur ?with a truck outside pumping its bodily fluids
      through it?. IBM was not amused. Compare big iron; see also mainframe.
  
      2. [IBM] A very conservative user; a zipperhead.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  dinosaur
  
     1. Any hardware requiring raised flooring and special power.
     Used especially of old minicomputers and mainframes, in
     contrast with newer microprocessor-based machines.
  
     In a famous quote from the 1988 Unix EXPO, Bill Joy compared
     the liquid-cooled mainframe in the massive IBM display with
     a grazing dinosaur "with a truck outside pumping its bodily
     fluids through it".  IBM was not amused.
  
     Compare big iron; see also dinosaurs mating.
  
     2. [IBM] A very conservative user; a zipperhead.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dinosaur, CO -- U.S. town in Colorado
     Population (2000):    319
     Housing Units (2000): 156
     Land area (2000):     0.795669 sq. miles (2.060772 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.795669 sq. miles (2.060772 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            20495
     Located within:       Colorado (CO), FIPS 08
     Location:             40.241560 N, 109.008747 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     81610
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dinosaur, CO
      Dinosaur
  

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