Narrated in a grand style; pertaining to or designating a kind of narrative poem, usually called an heroic poem, in which real or fictitious events, usually the achievements of some hero, are narrated in an elevated style.
An epic or heroic poem. See Epic, a.
a poem that celebrates, in a continuous narrative, the achievements of mighty heroes and heroines, usually in founding a nation or developing a culture, and uses elevated language and a grand, high style.
The story of a well planned climb that turned into a grueling adventure that turned out well in the end. As these stories are told over and over again - and they always are - the details get stretched to supernatural proportions for dramatic effect.
This is Intel and Hewlett-Packard's invention, designed to be used on Intel's Itanium processor. It is a method for arranging instructions so that they...
Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing. Intel architecture used in Itanium.
Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing. The new "architecture technology" jointly defined by HP and Intel. It is the foundation of the new 64-bit Instruction Set Architecture. EPIC is analogous to CISC and RISC.
Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing. The new architecture technology jointly defined by Hewlett-Packard and Intel®. EPIC is the basis of the new 64-bit instruction set architecture. Analogous to CISC and RISC.
A Department of Health nurse-led multidisciplinary initiative based within the Wolfson Institute of Health Sciences at Thames Valley University, London.
Stands for Exchange Price Information Code. Also referred to as a "symbol" or "ticker". This is a three or four letter code, unique to each company. It is used in our Quotes & Data pages and saves you having to type out the company name in full. Let's face it, would you rather type "PO." or "Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company plc"
Exchange Price Input Computer (EPIC) code that has been replaced by Tradable Instrument Display Mnemonic (TIDM) code.
EPIC stands for Exchange Price Information Code. It is a three or four character code, unique to every company listed on the London Stock Exchange, used as a shorthand method of identifying a company. They are sometimes referred to as Symbols or Tickers.
Environmental Planning Information Center
Environmental Photographic Interpretation Center (EPA)
a public interest research center in Washington, D
El Paso Intelligence Center. Operated by the DEA, EPIC tracks and interdicts the movement of drugs, aliens, and weapons. Numerous federal agencies participate at EPIC, including the FBI, Secret Service, and Customs Service.
(British Airways) Emergency Procedures Information Centre
Organization established to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, the First Amendment, and constitutional values. EPIC can be found at www.epic.org.
Electronic Privacy Information Center
Electronic Privacy Information Centre
a film which portrays a spectacle which often has historic or biblical significance. The film Titanic(1997) is a modern day epic whereas Ben Hur (1959) is a epic film from an earlier era.
Film on a grand sweeping scale that will require an immense production in order to be realized - often historical in context.
A film with large dramatic scope or that required an immense production. On the web: List of epic movies at the IMDb.
European Prospective Investigation of Cancer. EPIC-Norfolk is the part of this study based at Cambridge University.
European Photon Imaging Camera
European Prospective Investigation into Cancer
A wonderful experience. And since the best experiences are on a bike this term is used to describe a fine ride. "The trip down the mountain was epic."
n. a ride that lasts 6 or more hours, involves an unexpected snow storm, and results in multiple flat tires, bloody knees, and other carnage. Often initiated with the phrase â€œletâ€™s go for a quick spinâ€.
a ride that must last for at least six hours and include at least three mechanicals that add at least an extra hour to the ride time. Epics are usually started with a statement like "the trail is buff, should only take three hours." Similar to death march.