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Doris was a sea nymph in Greek mythology, whose name represented the bounty of the sea. ... The bust of Zeus found at Otricoli (Sala Rotonda, Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican) Greek mythology is the body of stories belonging to the ancient Greeks concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices. ... In Greek and Roman mythology, the Oceanids were the three thousand children of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. ... In the Greek and Roman world-view, Oceanus (Greek , Okeanos), was the world-ocean, which they believed to be an enormous river encircling the world. ... In Greek mythology, Tethys was a Titaness and sea goddess who was both sister and wife of Oceanus. ... Nereus: in Greek Mythology, eldest son of Pontus and Gaia, the Sea and the Earth. ... In Greek mythology, the Nereids (NEER-ee-eds) are blue-haired sea nymphs, the fifty daughters of Nereus and Doris. ... Hordes (Hebrew: , ; Greek: , ; trad. ... Antipater (c. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... Babayaga Ojo is a Polish underground punk rock band from Puszczykowo, near Poznan. ...

Geography and history

Doris (Greek: : , , ; Latin: Dores, Dorienses), is small mountainous district in ancient Greece, bounded by Aetolia, southern Thessaly, the Ozolian Locrians, and Phocis; the original homeland of the Dorian Greeks. ... [[Im Category: ... Photo of a 15th Century map showing Doris (Asia Minor). ... Anatolia (Greek: ανατολη anatole, rising of the sun or East; compare Orient and Levant, by popular etymology Turkish Anadolu to ana mother and dolu filled), also called by the Latin name of Asia Minor, is a region of Southwest Asia which corresponds today to... The site of Bethel, in 1988. ... Buchanan County is a county located in the state of Iowa. ...

Geodesy and astronomy

  • In geodesy, DORIS is a Doppler satellite tracking system developed for precise orbit determination and precise ground location. The International DORIS Service [1] is an international service which provides a support, through DORIS data and products, to geodetic, geophysical, and other research and operational activities.

It has been suggested that geodetic system be merged into this article or section. ... A giant Hubble mosaic of the Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant Astronomy is the science of celestial objects (such as stars, planets, comets, and galaxies) and phenomena that originate outside the Earths atmosphere (such as auroras and cosmic background radiation). ... 48 Doris (dor-is, Greek Δωρις) is one of the largest main belt asteroids. ... 253 Mathilde, a C-type asteroid. ...

Naval history

  • In naval history, Doris was a French coastal submarine of the Sirène class. At 00.14 hours on 9 May 1940, the Doris (CdC Favreul) was torpedoed and sunk North West off the Dutch Coast, 30 miles from Den Helder, by the German submarine U-9.

Naval warfare is combat in and on seas and oceans. ... Alvin in 1978, a year after first exploring hydrothermal vents. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (130th in leap years). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Den Helder is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. ... Unterseeboot 9 has been the designation of two U-boats. ...


  • Doris is the name for computer software that allows script-driven generation of OpenGL views using C++, GLUT, GLUI, and Lua. Hosted at SourceForge since 2001.

C++ (pronounced see plus plus, IPA: ) is a general-purpose, high-level programming language with low-level facilities. ... The OpenGL Utility Toolkit (GLUT) is a library of utilities for OpenGL programs, which primarily perform system-level I/O with the host operating system. ... OpenGL User Interface Library (GLUI) is a C++ user interface library based on the OpenGL Utility Toolkit (GLUT) which provides controls such as buttons, checkboxes, radio buttons, and spinners to OpenGL applications. ... The Lua (pronounced LOO-ah, or in IPA) programming language is a lightweight, reflective, imperative and procedural language, designed as a scripting language with extensible semantics as a primary goal. ... A microbrowser (sometimes minibrowser or mobile browser) is a web browser designed for use on a handheld device such as a PDA or mobile phone. ... Symbian OS is an operating system with associated libraries, user interface frameworks and reference implementations of common tools, produced by Symbian. ... An operating system (OS) is a set of computer programs that manage the hardware and software resources of a computer. ...


  • Doris was a Swedish pop group between 1966 and a few years into the 1970s.

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DORIS is a leading provider and supporter of insurance agency management systems nationwide.
Emerging in 1988 after years of research and development with insurance industry practices, the DORIS system was built for an agent, by an agent.
To find out more about how a DORIS agency management system can improve your business and office efficiency, please continue to browse the website, and contact us via email at sales@dorissystems.com or call us directly at 800.282.3394 if you have any further questions.
DISCOVERING Doris Day | Mini Biography (837 words)
It was during her teens, after encouragement from her mother, that she began studying with a vocal coach who arranged for her to perform on local radio.
Although the Doris of today is so far removed from her showbiz heyday, she still remains the same vibrant and sunny character that people remember.
No matter whether Doris ever chooses to return to the world of entertainment there is no denying her music and film work will remain forever young in the hearts of the people who discover it.
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