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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cy·clops /ˈsaɪˌklɑps/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cy·clops /ˈsaɪˌklɑps/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cy·clops n. sing. & pl.
 1. Gr. Myth. One of a race of giants, sons of Neptune and Amphitrite, having but one eye, and that in the middle of the forehead. They were fabled to inhabit Sicily, and to assist in the workshops of Vulcan, under Mt. Etna.
 Note:Pope, in his translation of the “Odyssey,” uniformly spells this word Cyclop, when used in the singular.
 2. Zool. A genus of minute Entomostraca, found both in fresh and salt water. See Copepoda.
 3. A portable forge, used by tinkers, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (Greek mythology) one of a race of giants having a single
           eye in the middle of their forehead
      2: minute free-swimming freshwater copepod having a large
         median eye and pear-shaped body and long antennae used in
         swimming; important in some food chains and as
         intermediate hosts of parasitic worms that affect man e.g.
         Guinea worms [syn: water flea]