epic
Pronunciation
  • (RP, GA) IPA: /ˈɛp.ɪk/
Noun

epic (plural epics)

  1. An extended narrative poem in elevated or dignified language, celebrating the feats of a deity, demigod (heroic epic), other legend or traditional hero.
    The Icelandic epic took all night to recite.
  2. A series of events considered appropriate to an epic.
    The book was an epic in four volumes.
  3. (computing) In software development, a large or extended user story.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • German: Epos
  • Italian: epico
  • Russian: эпопе́я
Adjective

epic

  1. Of, or relating to, an epic.
    Synonyms: epical
    Beowulf is an epic poem.
  2. Momentously heroic; grand in scale or character
    The epic defense was rewarded with the highest military decorations
    • China's epic traffic jam "vanished" [title of article]
  3. (colloquial, slang, informal) Extending beyond the usual or ordinary.
    Synonyms: extraordinary, momentous, remarkable
    The after-prom party was truly epic.
    You made an epic mistake.
Translations Translations Translations Adjective

epic (not comparable)

  1. (category theory, of a morphism) That is an epimorphism.

EPIC
Noun
  1. (computing) Acronym of explicitly parallel instruction computing
  2. (electronics) Acronym of epitaxial integrated circuit
Proper noun
  1. (legal) Acronym of

Epic
Adjective

epic

  1. Alternative letter-case form of epic
Noun

epic (plural epics)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of epic



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