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  • 1 Alternative 3 — is a television programme, broadcast once only in the United Kingdom in 1977, and later broadcast in New Zealand, as a fictional hoax, an heir to Orson Welles radio production of The War of the Worlds . Purporting to be an investigation into… …

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  • 2 Alternative — Al*ter na*tive, n. [Cf. F. alternative, LL. alternativa.] 1. An offer of two things, one of which may be chosen, but not both; a choice between two things, so that if one is taken, the other must be left. [1913 Webster] There is something else… …

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  • 3 Alternative — Al*ter na*tive, a. [Cf. F. alternatif.] 1. Offering a choice of two things. [1913 Webster] 2. Disjunctive; as, an alternative conjunction. [1913 Webster] 3. Alternate; reciprocal. [Obs.] Holland. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 Alternative — An alternative is an object or action which can be chosen. Alternative may also refer to: Genres of music * Alternative rock * Alternative dance * Alternative metal * Alternative hip hop * Alternative countryOther music* Alternative (album), an… …

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  • 5 alternative — I. adjective Date: 1540 1. alternate 1 2. offering or expressing a choice < several alternative plans > 3. different from the usual or conventional: as a. existing or functioning outside the established cultural, social, or economic system < an… …

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  • 6 Alternative TV — Infobox musical artist 2 Name = Alternative TV Img capt = Mark Perry in NYC 2003 Background = group or band Origin = London, England, United Kingdom Instruments = Genre = Punk rock Post punk Years active = 1976 ndash;1979,1981, 1985 ndash;1998… …

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  • 7 ALTERNATIVE — s. f. L option entre deux propositions, entre deux choses. On lui a proposé ou de partir secrètement ou de se cacher ; il est embarrassé sur l alternative. Je vous offre l alternative. On lui a donné l alternative. Il n y a pas d alternative.  … …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 8 ALTERNATIVE — n. f. Succession de deux choses qui reviennent tour à tour. La vie est une alternative de peine et de plaisir. On combattit avec une alternative presque égale de succès et de revers. Il signifie par extension Option entre deux propositions, entre …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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  • 10 Alternative medicine — Alternative medical systems …

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  • 11 Alternative splicing — produces two protein isoforms. Alternative splicing (or differential splicing) is a process by which the exons of the RNA produced by transcription of a gene (a primary gene transcript or pre mRNA) are reconnected in multiple ways during RNA… …

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  • 12 Alternative comedy — is a style of comedy that originated in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s and 1980s [ [http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/26/45/26 45piehole.html The Brooklyn Paper: SERIOUS FUN ] ] which would eventually go on to become mainstream in the… …

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  • 13 Alternative education — Alternative education, also known as non traditional education or educational alternative, includes a number of approaches to teaching and learning other than mainstream or traditional education. Educational alternatives are often rooted in… …

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  • 14 Alternative fuel — Alternative fuels, also known as non conventional fuels, are any materials or substances that can be used as a fuel, other than conventional fuels. Conventional fuels include: fossil fuels (petroleum (oil), coal, propane, and natural gas), and… …

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  • 15 Alternative propulsion — is a term used frequently for powertrain concepts differing from the internal combustion engine concept used in only petroleum fueled vehicles.DefinitionThe term alternative propulsion or alternate methods of propulsion includes both *… …

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  • 16 Alternative Minimum Tax — (AMT) is part of the Federal income tax system of the United States. There is an AMT for those who owe personal income tax, and another for corporations owing corporate income tax. Only the AMT for those owing personal income tax is described… …

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  • 17 Alternative currency — is a term that refers to any currency used as an alternative to the dominant national or multinational currency systems (usually referred to as national or fiat money). Alternative currencies can be created by an individual, corporation, or… …

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  • 18 Alternative country — Stylistic origins Country, alternative rock, neotraditional country, progressive country, outlaw country, country rock, punk rock Cultural origins Late 20th century Typical instruments …

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  • 19 Alternative culture — is a type of culture that exists outside or on the fringes of mainstream or popular culture, usually under the domain of one or more subcultures. These subcultures may have little or nothing in common besides their relative obscurity, but… …

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  • 20 Alternative technology — is a term used by environmental advocates to refer to technologies which are more environmentally friendly than the functionally equivalent technologies dominant in current practice.It is technology that, as an alternative to resource intensive… …

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