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Universal is the adjective for
universe The universe ( la, universus) is all of space and time and their contents, including planets, stars, galaxies, and all other forms of matter and energy. The Big Bang theory is the prevailing cosmological description of the development of the un ...
. Universal may also refer to:


Companies

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NBCUniversal NBCUniversal Media, LLC is an American mass media and entertainment conglomerate owned by Comcast and headquartered at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. NBCUniversal is primarily involved in the media and entertainment indu ...
, a media and entertainment company **
Universal Animation Studios Universal Animation Studios, formerly known as Universal Cartoon Studios, is an American animation studio that is a subsidiary of Comcast's NBCUniversal and a division of Universal Pictures. It has produced sequels to Universal-released feature f ...
, an American Animation studio, and a subsidiary of NBCUniversal **
Universal TV Universal TV, formerly Universal Channel, is an international pay television network specializing in movies and television series in the thriller, drama, comedy, horror, crime and investigation genres, owned by NBCUniversal International Networks ...
, a television channel owned by NBCUniversal **
Universal Kids Universal Kids (formerly known as PBS Kids Sprout and Sprout) is an American pay television channel owned by the NBCUniversal Television and Streaming division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast. The channel first launched on September 26, 2 ...
, an American current television channel, formerly known as Sprout, owned by NBCUniversal **
Universal Pictures Universal Pictures (legally Universal City Studios LLC, also known as Universal Studios, and formerly named Universal Film Manufacturing Company and Universal-International Pictures Inc.) is an American film production and distribution company ow ...
, an American film studio, and a subsidiary of NBCUniversal **
Universal Television Universal Television LLC is an American television production company that is a subsidiary of NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, a division of Comcast's NBCUniversal. A substantial portion of the company's shows air on NBC, making the company ...
, a television division owned by NBCUniversal Content Studios **
Universal Parks & Resorts Universal Parks & Resorts, also known as Universal Studios Theme Parks or solely Universal Theme Parks, is the theme park unit of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast. The company, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, operates Universal theme park ...
, the theme park unit of NBCUniversal *
Universal Airlines (disambiguation)Universal Airlines may refer to one of the following defunct airlines: *Universal Air Lines Corporation, 1928–1934 *Universal Airlines (United States), 1966–1972 *Universal Airlines (Guyana), 2001–2005 See also *Air Universal, 2002–2007 ...
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Universal Avionics Universal Avionics Systems Corporation, also known as Universal Avionics, is an international company headquartered in Tucson, Arizona in the United States. It primarily focuses on flight management systems (FMS) and cockpit instrument displays for ...
, a manufacturer of flight control components *
Universal Corporation Universal Corporation () is one of the world's leading tobacco merchants. Incorporated in 1918, Universal is headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, in the United States. Current operations Universal buys, sells, and processes flue-cured and burley ...
, an American tobacco company *
Universal Display Corporation Universal Display Corporation is a developer and manufacturer of organic light emitting diodes (OLED) technologies and materials as well as provider of services to the display and lighting industries. It is also an OLED research company. Founded i ...
, a manufacturer of displays *
Universal Edition Universal Edition (UE) is a classical music publishing firm. Founded in 1901 in Vienna, and originally intended to provide the core classical works and educational works to the Austrian market (which had until then been dominated by Leipzig-based p ...
, a classical music publishing firm, founded in Vienna in 1901 *
Universal Entertainment Corporation , formerly known as , is a Japanese manufacturer of pachinko, slot machines, arcade games and other gaming products, and a publisher of video games. Aruze possesses licenses to both manufacture and distribute casino machines in the American states ...
, a Japanese software producer and video game producer *
Universal Genève Universal Genève SA is a Swiss luxury watch company, founded in 1894 as Universal Watch. Since its beginnings, the company has produced complete watches with in-house movements, and throughout the 20th century, distributed many notable and importa ...
, a Swiss watch company *
Universal Gym EquipmentUniversal Gym Equipment was an American manufacturer of exercise equipment, in particular weight machines. It was founded by Harold Zinkin in 1957. In 1998, it was acquired by Flexible Flyer. In 2006 it was acquired by Nautilus, Inc. The Universal G ...
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Universal Helicopters Universal Helicopters was a commercial helicopter company located in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. While operating primarily in Newfoundland and Labrador with operations sometimes extending into the Ungava Peninsula and the Arctic, Univers ...
, a commercial helicopter company *
Universal Magazines Universal Magazines (now Universal Media Co.) is an Australian publisher of magazines, websites, and calendar products that cater to niche markets. Prema Perera is currently CEO of the company. In 2018, Universal Magazines rebranded as Universal ...
, an Australian publisher of magazines and websites *
Universal Music Group Universal Music Group B.V. (often abbreviated as UMG) is a global music corporation that is majority owned by the French media conglomerate Vivendi, with Chinese tech company Tencent owning a minority stake. UMG's corporate headquarters are loc ...
, a family of record labels **
Universal Music India ''Universal Music India'' (UMI) was launched in 1999; it is a part of the Universal Music Group, an American-based, French-owned multinational music corporation. Universal Music Group operates as a subsidiary of Paris-based media conglomerate V ...
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Universal Records (defunct record label) Universal Records was a record label owned by Universal Music Group and operated as part of the Universal Motown Republic Group. The label has been dormant since 2005, due to Universal Motown and Universal Republic Records being formed and taking ...
, a record label owned by UMG, founded in 1995 *
Universal Records (Philippines) Universal Records Philippines Inc. is a Filipino record label founded in 1977 as part of Warner Music Group. Since 1992, it is an independent label. The label is currently a member of the Philippine Association of the Record Industry. Universal ...
, a record label in the Philippines, founded in 1977 *
Universal Stereo XHFO-FM is a radio station on 92.1 MHz in Mexico City. The station is owned by Grupo Siete. History XHFO received its initial concession on November 26, 1964. It was owned by Raymundo Romero Damian. XHFO signed on in 1979 as "Radio Triunfadora" ...
, a radio station *
Universal Television (Somalia)Universal Television is a Somali television channel. With its studio in London, it is the first and largest Somali TV satellite network of its type. History In 1993, the Universal Television, Somali's television channel in the town of London built a ...
, a Somali television station * Universal Uclick, an American content syndicate (formed in 2009 merger of Universal Press Syndicate and Uclick) * Universal Weather and Aviation, an aviation products and services company


Music


Groups

* Universal (band), a 1990s Australian boy band


Albums

* Universal (Borknagar album), ''Universal'' (Borknagar album) * Universal (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark album), ''Universal'' (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark album), 1996 * Universal (Troll album), ''Universal'' (Troll album) * Universal (U.K. Subs album), ''Universal'' (U.K. Subs album), 2002 * Universal (YFriday album), ''Universal'' (YFriday album), 2006


Songs

* "The Universal", a 1995 song by Blur * The Universal (Small Faces song), "The Universal" (Small Faces song), 1968 * Universal (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark song), "Universal" (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark song), 1996


Cultural concepts

* Universal (metaphysics) * Cultural universal, a trait common to all cultures * Linguistic universal, a statement that applies to all languages


Technology and devices

* HTC Universal, a Pocket PC phone * The "Universal", an oxygen rebreather designed for use with the Sladen Suit * Universal slitter, a slitter rewinder for roll slitting


Other uses

* Universal (act), a type of official or legal proclamation * Universal, Indiana, a small town in the United States * Universal (Esperantido), a constructed language * Universal, a Russian nickname for a station wagon car * U rating (disambiguation), "Universal" media content rating


See also

* El Universal (disambiguation) * Universal City (disambiguation) * Universalism (disambiguation) * Universality (disambiguation) * Universals (disambiguation) * Universe (disambiguation) {{Disambiguation