The Toronto Raptors are a Canadian professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario. The Raptors compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA), as a member club of the league's Eastern Conference Atlantic Division.
Raptor or RAPTOR may refer to: Raptors, birds that hunt and feed on other animals. Velociraptor, a genus of dinosaurs. Dromaeosauridae, the family that includes Velociraptor. -raptor or raptor-, suffixes used in taxonomy to describe dromeosaurs or similar animals.
Bird of prey or predatory bird, also known as raptors, refers to several species of birds that hunt and feed on rodents and other small animals. The term raptor is derived from the Latin word rapere, meaning to seize or take by force.
There are several types of creatures called raptors in the Warcraft universe. Those in the game are typically hostile and skinnable. Raptors are large, aggressive theropods (this means, they stand upright on two large hind legs in a bird-like fashion). Trolls use a variety of raptors as a mount.
The Raptors were an elite military unit formed by Warlord Zsinj after breaking away from the authority of the Galactic Empire. Intended to replace stormtroopers as the primary enforcers of Zsinj's rule, Raptors quickly became as feared as the Stormtrooper Corps among Zsinj's subjects.
The Raptors are Corpus Bosses found in the Europa system, and are the only Corpus bosses capable of flight. They are all, in effect, extremely powerful Ospreys, as each boast high defenses and damage output and are capable of flight.