Companion

Companion may refer to:

  • A friend or acquaintance you associate yourself with
  • Companion (caregiving), a nurse assistant or similar professional who assists a patient one-on-one
  • Companion (ship), an architectural feature of ships
  • Companion animal, a pet animal kept for companionship
  • Companion parrot, a pet parrot that interacts with its owner
  • Companion matrix, a matrix with a specific relation to its characteristic polynomial p
  • Companion star, a star in a binary star system
  • Companion weapon, an object held in the non-sword hand while fencing
  • Muhammad's companions, the Sahaba
  • Companion cavalry, Alexander the Great's elite cavalry
  • Foot Companion, the primary type of soldier in Alexander the Great's army
  • Lady's companion, a genteel woman who acted as a companion for woman of rank or wealth
  • Sober companion, an addiction treatment coach
  • Companion planting, planting of different crops in close physical proximity
  • A handbook or guide book or compendium e.g. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion or The Oxford Companion to Music
  • A member of a Holy Royal Arch chapter
  • A domestic partner
  • A concubine
  • An intelligent conversational agent as in the Companions Project
  • An companion in the Islamic religion: Sahabah

Read more about Companion:  Fiction, Music

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SWIFT J1756.9-2508
... It was discovered in 2007 by the Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Explorer and found to have a companion with a mass between 0.0067 and 0.030 solar masses ... It is thought that the companion is the remnant of a former companion star, now stripped down to a planetary-mass core ... The pulsar is accreting mass from this companion, resulting in occasional violent outbursts from the accumulated material on the neutron star ...
Secret Of The Sirens - Characters
... Connie Lionheart- 11 year old girl, recently moved to Hescombe, Society member, Universal Companion ... Society member, member of the Two-Fours, Companion to the Pegasus species, specifically Skylark ... Companion to Col ...
Companion - Music
... Companion (Patricia Barber album), a (1999) album by Patricia Barber. ...
Secret Of The Sirens - Society Trustees
... Kinga Potowska- Companion to the Dragon species ... Companion of Morjik ... Morjik- Companion of Kinga Potowska ...
The Chimera's Curse - Characters
... about 14 years old, main character, Society member, Universal companion, close to Argand, Kullervo, Gard, Sentinel, and many other creatures ... faces her fears to become the strongest Universal companion there ever was ... Simon Lionheart- 12 years old, Connie's brother, Society member, Companion to the Nemean Lions, Amalthean Goats, and the great snakes, all of which, when combined, create the Chimera, a monster with ...

Famous quotes containing the word companion:

    I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    I have found it a singular luxury to talk across the pond to a companion on the opposite side.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    This film is apparently meaningless, but if it has any meaning it is doubtless objectionable.
    —British Board Of Film Censors. Quoted in Halliwell’s Filmgoer’s Companion (1984)