Definitions for Trojan
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Trojan, Dardan, Dardaniannoun
a native of ancient Troy
trojan, trojan horseadjective
a program that appears desirable but actually contains something harmful
"the contents of a trojan can be a virus or a worm"; "when he downloaded the free game it turned out to be a trojan horse"
of or relating to the ancient city of Troy or its inhabitants
Malware that appears to perform or actually performs a desired task for a user while performing a harmful task without the user's knowledge or consent.
Describing a satellite (moon or minor planet) that shares an orbit with another
A native or inhabitant of the ancient city of Troy.
A student (especially an athlete) of the University of Southern California.
A Trojan asteroid.
An object residing at a Trojan point.
A very widespread and popular form of malware or computer virus.
Of, or relating to, the famed city of Troy or its inhabitants.
Of, or relating to, a Trojan point.
Of, or relating to, a certain type of malware.
Etymology: Trojan horse
A Trojan, short for Trojan Horse, is a type of malicious software or code that disguises itself as legitimate software in order to trick users into installing it on their systems. Once installed, it can perform various harmful actions such as damage or steal data, create backdoors for unauthorized access, or install other malware. The name refers to the Trojan Horse from Greek mythology, used by the Greeks to enter the city of Troy under the guise of a harmless gift.
of or pertaining to ancient Troy or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Troy
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
trō′jan, adj. pertaining to ancient Troy.—n. an inhabitant of ancient Troy: (coll.) a plucky fellow: (Shak.) a boon companion.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Trojan is ranked #21307 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Trojan surname appeared 1,230 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Trojan.
94.8% or 1,166 total occurrences were White.
1.5% or 19 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.4% or 18 total occurrences were Asian.
1.2% or 15 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
The numerical value of Trojan in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Trojan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Their loyalty is not with Senator Cruz. However Senator Cruz has now made Senator Cruz that Trojan horse to push this to a contested convention, this is going to be a very serious problem if Senator Cruz continues to go down this path, and then neither Trump or Ted Cruz becomes the nominee.
This could be like a Trojan horse, two-hundred-thousand people coming into the United States and they come in here and we're totally unprepared.
We have no idea who these people are, we are the worst when it comes to paperwork, this could be one of the great Trojan horses.
I’m going to continue on and make this song a part of our city.” Daily Trojan
This could be the all-time great Trojan horse.
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