Janus

[ US /ˈdʒeɪnəs/ ]
NOUN
  1. (Roman mythology) the Roman god of doorways and passages; is depicted with two faces on opposite sides of his head
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  • The Global Index mentioned by Janus is actually the Joltid Global Index Software, which is owned by a company called Joltid Ltd. Will Joltid Turn eBay’s Dream of a Skype IPO Into a Nightmare?
  • Janus Press has to date produced approximately 100 publications — books, pamphlets, and broadsides -, many of them designed, illustrated, type-set, printed (sometimes on paper made by the artist), and bound by Van Vliet herself in a well-equipped studio, printshop, bindery of her own design. 2009 October 09 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS
  • That Pakistan has been Janus-faced in its approach to fighting terrorism is hardly news. Pakistan as Terror Sanctuary
  • Other birds that are typical of these high-altitude ecosystems and can be used as focal species for conservation management planning include the blood pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus), western tragopan (Tragopan melanoephalus), Satyr tragopan (Tragopan satyra), and Himalayan monal (Lophophorus impejanus), which inhabit the shrubby ground cover, and the large avian predators, lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus), golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), and Himalayan griffon (Gyps himalayensis). Western Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows
  • Democrats have always had a much more Janus-faced posture with respect to the winner-take-all economy. Winner-Take-All Politics
  • In response to the antihomosexual culture of the 1950s, members of the Mattachine Society, the Daughters of Bilitis, and the Janus Society, the three major homophile organizations, adopted the “politics of respectability” of the civil rights movement. A Renegade History of the United States
  • IN bivious theorems, [138] and Janus-faced doctrines, let virtuous considerations state the determination. Christian Morals
  • If Iago / Janus sees backward, he also most of the time speaks backward through the use of preterition or chiasmus, in which the language is turned at one and the same time both ways, towards the right and towards the left.
  • But broadcast and print art critic Waldemar Januszczak could scarcely hide his disdain. "What should be big, firm and erect is a bit of a flop, " he said.
  • a Janus-faced policy
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