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Dia (software)

Dia is free and open source general-purpose diagramming software, developed originally by Alexander Larsson. Dia uses a controlled single document interface (SDI) similar to GIMP and Inkscape.

Dia (island)

Dia ( Greek Δία ['ði.a]), also pronounced locally Ntia (Ντία ['di.a]), is an uninhabited island off the northern coast of the Greek island of Crete. The island is approximately 7 nautical miles north of Heraklion. Administratively, Dia is part of the community of Elaia within the municipal unit of Gouves, Heraklion regional unit, by the municipality of Elias.

Dia (moon)

Dia , also known as Jupiter LIII, is the second-outermost known prograde irregular satellite of Jupiter. Provisionally known as S/2000 J 11, it received its name on March 7, 2015. It is named after Dia, daughter of Deioneus (or Eioneus), wife of Ixion. According to Homer, she was seduced by Zeus in stallion form; Pirithous was the issue.

The satellite is the only known small body in the Himalia group.

Dia is believed to be about 4 kilometres in diameter. It orbits Jupiter at an average distance of 12 million km in 274 days, at an inclination of 28° (to Jupiter's equator), and with an eccentricity of 0.21.


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Dia (mythology)

Dia ( or Δῖα, "heavenly", "divine" or "she who belongs to Zeus"), in ancient Greek religion and folklore, may refer to:

  • Dia, a goddess venerated at Phlius and Sicyon. She was seen by the locals as identical to Hebe and/or Ganymeda.
  • Dia, daughter of Deioneus or Eioneus, wife of Ixion (who killed her father so as to not pay the bride price) and with her husband, she became mother of the Lapith Pirithous, whose marriage to Hippodameia was the occasion of the Lapiths' battle with the Centaurs. According to Homer, after having sex with Zeus, who was disguised as a stallion, she gave birth to Pirithous; a folk etymology derived Pirithous' name from περιθεῖν "to run around", because that was what Zeus did to seduce Dia.
  • Dia, daughter of the king Lycaon (thus sister of Callisto), mother of Dryops by Apollo.
  • Dia, a daughter of Aeolus.
  • Dia, daughter of Porthaon and mother of Thersites by Agrius.
  • Dia, alternate name for Hippodamia the wife of Pirithous (thus daughter-in-law of another Dia).
Dia (supermarket chain)

Distribuidora Internacional de Alimentación, S.A. (DIA) is a Spanish international hard-discount supermarket chain founded in 1979 which as of 2012 operates 6,914 stores internationally, making it Europe's third largest food sector franchiser. It has also owned Schlecker in Spain and Portugal since 2013. The company is headed by the Venezuelan-born Ana María Llopis, making it the largest Spanish company to be headed by a woman.

DIA (South Korea)

DIA (Defence Intelligence Agency) ( hangul:국방정보부) is the South Korea Intelligence Agency of Defense.

Dia (singer)

Dia ( Hangul: 디아, stylized as DIA) (born June 12, 1992) is a South Korean singer and a member of the disbanded girl group Kiss&Cry.

Dia (name)

Dia is surname and given name.

Dia (band)

DIA (; shortened from DIAMOND and acronym for Do It Amazing) is a South Korean girl group formed by MBK Entertainment in 2015. The group consists of seven members: Eunice, Huihyeon, Jenny, Yebin, Eunjin, Chaeyeon, and Eunchae. Their album, Do It Amazing was released on September 14, 2015.

Usage examples of "dia".

Dias piscando o olho esquerdo para mim, que, apesar do aviso, fiquei zangado.

Dias, depois que ele saiu, e mantenho esta palavra, apesar dos quarenta anos que traz em cima de si.

Quem vier siga o mappa e trepe pela neve de Sheba peito a esquerda ate chegar ao bica, do lado norte do qual esta a grande estrada do Solomao por elle feita, donde ha tres dias de jornada ate ao Palacio do Rei.

Here Admiral John Ruy Dias Solis, while exploring the shores of this continent by command of King Ferdinand the Catholic, was, with some of his companions, eaten by the Anthropophagi, whom the Indians call cannibals.

The general of the galleons, named Francisco Dias Pimienta, had beene formerly in the moneth of July with above 3000 men, and the least of his ships, in the island of S.

Signs by moonlight, long embraces, tears flowing over yielded hands, all the fevers of the flesh and the languors of tenderness could not be separated from the balconies of great castles full of indolence, from boudoirs with silken curtains and thick carpets, well-filled flower-stands, a bed on a raised dias, nor from the flashing of precious stones and the shoulder-knots of liveries.

Her gold bracelet guaranteed the taxi ride back to the Dias del Sol, where the resident manager let them into their penthouse.

Shortly the silver-and-snow figure emerged from a darkened doorway, to splash gratefully in the salt moat and then climb onto the dias to bid him welcome.