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Triton

[trahy-ton]
Triton may refer to one of many things named after Triton, a Greek god, the messenger of the deep, son of Poseidon, god of the sea.

Academic

Aerospace

  • SO.6000 Triton, the first French jet, built by the Société nationale des constructions aéronautiques du sud-ouest (SNCASO)

Astronomy

Automotive

Chemistry/Physics

  • Triton X-100, a nonionic detergent often used in extraction buffers
  • A tritium nucleus, particularly one used as a bombarding particle or emitted in a nuclear reaction

Culture

Geography

Music

Nautical

  • Triton (Jacques Cartier), one of Jacques Cartier's two ships for his first voyage in 1534
  • HMS Triton or HMS Tryton, eight vessels of the Royal Navy
  • RV Triton, an experimental trimaran that underwent trials with the Royal Navy from 2001 to 2005
  • Triton (Y-5), a Greek Navy WWII submarine launched in 1930
  • Triton II (S-112), a Greek Navy submarine, launched in 1971
  • USS Triton, three vessels of the United States Navy
  • USCGC Triton, two ships of the United States Coast Guard
  • The Allied code name for a communication network using the Enigma machine used by German War Navy during the Second World War
  • Pearson Triton, one of the first production fiberglass sailboats manufactured in the United States

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