1 one of the evil spirits of traditional Jewish and Christian belief [syn: devil, fiend, demon, daimon]
2 a person who is part mortal and part god [syn: demigod]
- Rhymes with: -iːmən
Etymology 1From sc=polytonic, from sc=polytonic.
Etymology 2Perhaps an abbreviation of disk and execution monitor, or of device monitor, or perhaps just an adaptation of Etymology 1.
computing: a process that does not have a controlling terminal
- Finnish: taustaprosessi, daemoni
- a demon
The term Daemon, dæmon, or demon has several meanings:
- Daemon (novel), a novel by Leinad Zeraus;
- Dæmon (His Dark Materials) in the Philip Pullman trilogy of novels His Dark Materials
- Daemon is a Brazilian Publisher House.
- Daemon / Eidolon duality is a central theme of Anthony Peake's "Is There Life After Death" 2006 (Chartwell Publishing in USA and Arcturus in Europe)
- Daemon Sadi (SaDiablo) is a character in the Black Jewels Trilogy by Anne Bishop.
In computers and software:
In film, music and media:
daemon in Spanish: Daemon (Desambiguación)
daemon in Dutch: Daemon
daemon in Portuguese: Daemon (desambiguação)
daemon in Chinese: Daemon (消歧義)
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