Definitions for: Jurassic


[n] from 135 million to 190 million years ago; dinosaurs; conifers



Webster (1913) Definition: Ju*ras"sic, a. (Geol.)
Of the age of the middle Mesozoic, including, as divided in
England and Europe, the Lias, O["o]lite, and Wealden; --
named from certain rocks of the Jura mountains. -- n. The
Jurassic period or formation; -- called also the Jura.

Synonyms: Jurassic period

See Also: Age of Reptiles, geological period, Mesozoic, Mesozoic era, period




Famous Quotes Containing Jurassic:


By the way, it was his simulations that helped out in Jurassic Park - without them, there would have been only a few dinosaurs. Based on his techniques, Industrial Light and Magic could make whole herds of dinosaurs race across the screen.

-- Marvin Minsky (American Scientist)

I want to be the Bob DeNiro of the Jurassic.

-- Robert T. Bakker (American Scientist)

There are no black film composers doing the likes of Star Wars, doing the likes of E.T., doing the likes of Jurassic Park. There are none, nor will there ever be one. That ain't about to happen!

-- J. J. Johnson (American Musician)

To me the biggest breakthrough was when we did Terminator 2 that just opened the door for Jurassic and all of the others and that was as big as when we did motion control on Star Wars. But I don't see another big thing coming.

-- Dennis Muren (American Artist)


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