A Titan who is chained and tortured by Zeus for stealing fire from heaven and giving it to mankind.
Prometheus gave the mortals all sorts of gifts: brickwork, woodworking, telling the seasons by the stars, numbers, the alphabet (for remembering things), yoked oxen, carriages, saddles, ships and sails. He also gave other gifts: healing drugs, seercraft, signs in the sky, the mining of precious metals, animal sacrifice and all art.
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(film) - released June 2012 - a science fiction/horror film by Sir Ridley Scott, and written by Jon Spaihts & Damon Lindelof. It stars Noomi Rapace (The Girl with Dragon Tattoo), Michael Fassbender (Magneto from X-Men First Class), Guy Pearce, Idris Elba (Thor film), Logan Marshall-Green and Charlize Theron (uber hottie actress). Set in the late 21st century, the story centers on the crew of the spaceship Prometheus as they follow a star map discovered among the remnants of several ancient Earth civilizations. Led to a distant world and an advanced civilization, the crew seeks the origins of humanity, but instead discovers a threat that could cause the extinction of the human race.

The film is related to Ridley Scott's "Alien" movies, and is set in the same fictional universe, however, there are many changes and differences.

The name of the film, Prometheus, is also the name of the Earthling's space-ship, sponsored by the Weyland Corporation (precursor to the Weyland-Yutani Corp of the Alien films).
"Prometheus, are you seeing this?" says Elizabeth Shaw (played by Noomi Rapace) as she radios the Prometheus spaceship to ensure they are witnessing what she is seeing through her spacesuit, which is an absolutely huge bust of a humanoid head, which looks strangely human, and is surrounded by many containers filled with some deadly outer-space crap that the crew should have left the hell alone!
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1. (Greek Mythology) A Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to humankind, for which Zeus chained him to a rock and sent an eagle to eat his liver, which grew back daily.
2. The third moon of the planet Saturn.
3. (BattleTech)An Assault Class (100 tonner) 'mech. Same chassis as the Atlas, but different weapons: equipped with twin Gauss Rifles, twin Hammer missiles, and triple laser beams.
1. Prometheus is man's saviour.
2. Prometheus'orbital period is 0.613 days.
3. A Prometheus can devastate most medium and light mechs in seconds with some well-placed Hammer missiles.
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1. To pull or lift up unusually large objects, esp. while working.

Referencing the size and strength of the alien "Engineer" character, from the film Prometheus (2012).
Man 1: "The forklift is dead, so you're going to have to go Prometheus on this pallet."

Man 2: "Fuck..."
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Throat-rape resulting in pregnancy.
I am gonna prometheus you and put a baby squid in your belly.
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The nose of Galassi. It has it's own brain and thinks for itself. One half of the reason that Galassi is so smart. Prometheus has a chance to rule the world someday.
Also a Greek God, but who cares. Prometheus is Galassi's nose.
Prometheus is in the way, I can't see the board.
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Venerable Darkness' way of saying that he is a shitfaced motherfucking cocksucking dickhead because I shoved my face in his girlfriend's tank tits.
HO HO HO HO HO, Prometheus what are you casting I have a penis in my mouth so it is kind of hard to talk right now.
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