Some articles on alien, aliens:
... and astrolinguistics), is the hypothetical study of the language of alien species ... has made the question of the structure and form of potential alien language a topic of scientific and philosophical discussion ... In addition to creating academic debate, the potential nature of an alien language has also been tackled by science-fiction writers ...
... Pan-pan An alien panda from planet Pow-pow skilled in kung fu ... Kosmo An alien with a ray gun ... Snork a pair of alien pigs ...
... three player characters are independent and do not affect one another, the three story lines in Aliens versus Predator 2 intersect each other ... set fifty years after the events of the film Alien 3 ... where the Nostromo crew first encountered the Alien eggs in Alien, the Weyland-Yutani Corporation has discovered a planet with the ruins of an extraterrestrial civilization infested with Aliens ...
... I Was a Sixth Grade Alien (known as My Best Friend is an Alien in the UK and Australia) was a British/Australian/Canadian live-action/comedy television show ... Tim, who is interested in space and aliens ...
... achieved bizarre notoriety in the 1990s when it was linked to the infamous "Alien Autopsy" film circulated by producer Ray Santilli ... he claimed to have shot in the late 1940s of an alleged autopsy of an alien recovered from one of the UFO crash sites ... The FOX network produced a popular documentary, Alien Autopsy Fact or Fiction? centered around this footage, which was later debunked (by FOX) as being a hoax ...
More definitions of "alien":
- (adj): Not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something.
Example: "An economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism"
- (noun): Anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found.
Synonyms: stranger, unknown
- (verb): Arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness.
Synonyms: estrange, alienate, disaffect
- (adj): Being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world.
Example: "Alien customs"
- (noun): A person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country.
Synonyms: foreigner, noncitizen, outlander
Famous quotes containing the word alien:
“We returned to our places, these Kingdoms,
But no longer at ease here, in the old dispensation,
With an alien people clutching their gods.
I should be glad of another death.”
—T.S. (Thomas Stearns)
“We are women. We are a subject people who have inherited an alien culture.”
—Kate Millett (b. 1934)
“The Jew is neither a newcomer nor an alien in this country or on this continent; his Americanism is as original and ancient as that of any race or people with the exception of the American Indian and other aborigines. He came in the caravels of Columbus, and he knocked at the gates of New Amsterdam only thirty-five years after the Pilgrim Fathers stepped ashore on Plymouth Rock.”
—Oscar Solomon Straus (18501926)