Faint movement

  • 1 faint — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. swoon; lose heart or courage; fail, fade, weaken, pass out (inf.). adj. pale, indistinct; feeble, weak. See weakness, colorlessness, impotence, silence, dimness, faintness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1 …

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  • 2 Eye movement in language reading — The study of eye movement in language reading stretches back almost a thousand years. Eye movements during reading were first described by the French ophthalmologist Louis Émile Javal in the late 19th century. He reported that eyes do not move… …

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  • 3 breath — n. 1. Respired air. 2. Breathing, respiration, power to breathe. 3. Exhalation, odor, perfume, aroma. 4. Life, existence, animation, breath of life, vital spark. 5. Respite, pause, rest. 6. Moment, instant, breathing space. 7. Faint movement,… …

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  • 4 ZIONISM — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the word and its meaning forerunners ḤIBBAT ZION ROOTS OF ḤIBBAT ZION background to the emergence of the movement the beginnings of the movement PINSKER S AUTOEMANCIPATION settlement… …

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  • 5 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 6 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 7 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 8 Olympic-Wallowa Lineament — Location of the Olympic Wallowa Lineament. Is the OWL an optical illusion? The Olympic Wallowa lineament (OWL) – first reported by cartographer Erwin Raisz in 1945 [1] on a relief map of the continental United States – is a physiographic feature… …

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  • 9 Ghost Trio (play) — Ghost Trio is a television play, written in English by Samuel Beckett. It was written in 1975, taped in October 1976 and the first broadcast was on BBC2 on 17th April 1977 as part of the Lively Arts programme Beckett himself entitled Shades .… …

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  • 10 Southeast Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. The classical literatures of Southeast Asia can be divided into three major regions: the Sanskrit region of… …

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  • 11 Star — For other uses, see Star (disambiguation) …

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  • 12 star — starless, adj. /stahr/, n., adj., v., starred, starring. n. 1. any of the heavenly bodies, except the moon, appearing as fixed luminous points in the sky at night. 2. Astron. any of the large, self luminous, heavenly bodies, as the sun, Polaris,… …

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  • 13 Mathematics and Physical Sciences — ▪ 2003 Introduction Mathematics       Mathematics in 2002 was marked by two discoveries in number theory. The first may have practical implications; the second satisfied a 150 year old curiosity.       Computer scientist Manindra Agrawal of the… …

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  • 14 RESPONSES — the victims the world THE VICTIMS Behavior of the Victims In a chapter entitled Auschwitz: The Death of Choice in Versions of Survival: The Holocaust and the Human Spirit, the Holocaust scholar lawrence langer writes: After we peel the veneer of… …

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  • 15 Milky Way Galaxy — Large spiral galaxy (roughly 150,000 light years in diameter) that contains Earth s solar system. It includes the multitude of stars whose light is seen as the Milky Way, the irregular luminous band that encircles the sky defining the plane of… …

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  • 16 ear, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction       organ of hearing and equilibrium that detects and analyzes noises by transduction (or the conversion of sound waves into electrochemical impulses) and maintains the sense of balance (equilibrium).  The human ear, like …

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  • 17 Stars and planetary systems in fiction — The planetary systems of stars other than the Sun and the Solar System are a staple element in much science fiction. Contents 1 Overview 1.1 The brightest stars …

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  • 18 Modern geocentrism — Part of a series on Creationism History of creationism Neo creationism …

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  • 19 A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge — wikisourcepar|A Treatise concerning the principles of human knowledge A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (Commonly called Treatise when referring to Berkeley s works) is a 1710 work by the Irish Empiricist philosopher George… …

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  • 20 MythBusters (2008 season) — Country of origin Australia United States No. of episodes 20 (includes 8 specials) Broadcast Original channel Discovery Channel …

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