from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Constituting a very large, indefinite number; innumerable: the myriad fish in the ocean.
- adj. Composed of numerous diverse elements or facets: the myriad life of the metropolis.
- n. A vast number: the myriads of bees in the hive.
- n. Archaic Ten thousand.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The number of ten thousand; ten thousand persons or things.
- n. An immense number; a very great many; an indefinitely large number.
- adj. Consisting of a very great, but indefinite, number.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The number of ten thousand.
- n. An indefinitely great number.
- Numberless; innumerable; multitudinous; manifold.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large indefinite number
- n. the cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand
- adj. too numerous to be counted
The machine, code-named Blue Waters and set for delivery to the University of Illinois later this year, is the product of work completed in myriad IBM offices around the world.
They are demanding unbundled media, sold everywhere and in myriad assortments.
Donnellan has worked as director of management and finance, acting director for libraries, and in myriad other positions in the county, and she had been deputy county manager since October 2005.
A row of semis in myriad colors stretches to infinity.
The lack of strategic bombers manifested itself in myriad problems.
Are we to perpetually rely on the Courts to twist constitutional doctrines, in myriad ways, with all their resulting sorts of side effects (and benefits, too, no doubt) and absurdities in order to obviate antideluvian laws, particularly those regulating social norms?
Entrepreneurial classes are taking off nationwide in myriad versions, said Heather Van Sickle, the executive director of the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship.
To always say more than it intends, to conjure up possibilities that set us off on internal flights of fancy, to gesture beyond itself in myriad ways and to tantalize with the shadows of other stories, hiding in the corners of the most realistic of narratives.
Akron played 10 players regularly, and in myriad combinations, but kept the chemistry working.
Patching security holes is not easy, since the fix must work on multiple versions of Windows and IE in myriad languages and not crash tens of thousands of different consumer and business programs.