from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The fabled king of Phrygia to whom Dionysus gave the power of turning to gold all that he touched.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A king who sought and was for a while granted the cherished but subtly dangerous magical power to turn anything he touched into gold.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of longeared South American monkeys, including numerous species of marmosets. See marmoset.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of marmosets, typical of the family Mididæ.
- n. In entomology, the typical genus of Mididæ or Midasidæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Greek legend) the greedy king of Phrygia who Dionysus gave the power to turn everything he touched into gold
Eban Hale dies in bed of "asphyxiation," and Wade Atsheler, his executive assistant, learns that the Minions of Midas is even more powerful than Hale and he suspected: other millionaires have been blackmailed, the federal government is helpless, similar branch societies are operating in Europe.
The Bruins shared an Ace of Spades big gulp—known as a "Midas"—that's the equivalent of 40 regular-earthling-sized bottles.
Charlie had already convinced Mass General to invest in a million-dollar robot called the Midas.
Officials with Tokyo-based pesticide giant Arysta LifeScience Corp., which markets the product under the brand name Midas, said the approval will help California farmers stay in business even as the cost of farmland and labor keep rising.
She's got some ideas on the man with the so-called Midas touch -- Mary.
These principles, or money strategies, add to your wealth, compress time, and endow you with what most refer to as the Midas touch.
We called Midas in and consulted him professionally.
Charlie had convinced Mass General to be one of the first to invest in a million-dollar robot called the Midas.
King Midas aka Stuart Hughes has rendered a rosy touch to the iPod.
Remember the story about that king from ancient Greek called Midas?
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