(redirected from Kal-el)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Kal-el: Supergirl
Drug slang A regional term for LSD
Social medicine One of the costumes worn by Fathers for Justice members protesting lack of access to their children. See Two-parent advantage
Vox populi ‘The Man of Steel’ A comic book superhero who first appeared in the 1930s in DC Comics, and is arguably the best-known American cultural icon. Sightings of him on the street in the 1950s carried the tagline, 'It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superman!' He possesses extraordinary powers, traditionally described as 'faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound'.
References in periodicals archive ?
Here Kal-El is raised by Jonathan and Martha Kent and named Clark.
review Kal-El is 33 and has developed super powers when Zod's spaceship arrives to demand the US military hand him over - but only Lois Lane knows where he is.
For example, Nvidia disclosed recently that its quad-core chip for tablets and smartphones, code-named Kal-El, actually has a fifth core for performing tasks that require less processing power.
NVIDIA said the Tablet PC configured with quad-core Kal-El processor chips will beavailable this fall.
It's just that one pair calls him Clark Kent, and another, Kal-El.
NVIDIA will roll out Kal-El GPU, a four-core device for mobile devices, featuring 3D, high definition, and performance which is five times Tegra 2.
His wife Kim Alice and son Kal-El Coppola were accompanying Cage in Istanbul.
Al final de tantas cabriolas de indomitos caballos de furia pertenecientes a ruedas de la fortuna no les quedaba nada en absoluto; por ello, vuelven a repetir el acto desprovisto de presdigitacion hasta que el cancer o la sifilis o una mordida verdadera de los cocodrilos, o un navajazo de gallo desnudo, o mordida de sierpe, o picotazos de buitres y aguilas, o las mordisqueadas de las tarantulas rojizas como tu cabello, o los colmillos en cuello de las hienas rabiosas, bestias de las profundidades, finalicen con ustedes sin hallar sitio en el cielo, ni en el infierno, ni en el purgatorio, ni en el eter; vaya, ni siquiera en la zona donde transitan Kal-El y su esposa, padres de Superman.
The star of The Rock and Con Air has owned various properties in Bath and Somerset and has lived in the area for many years with his wife, Alice Kim, and four-year-old son, Kal-El.
had joined the ranks of other celebrities who have given their children odd names-such as Gwyneth Paltrow naming her and daughter Apple, and Nicolas Cage and his son Kal-El.
His desire to give young son Kal-El (whose mother is Cage's wife Alice and who was named by his comic-book geek Dad after the real Krypton name of Superman) a European-style education, means the star has been spending less and less time in his homeland.
In addition, local DJs Kal-el and Brimstone Sounds will spin tunes between the sets.