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  • 1 Birth — is the act or process of bearing or bringing forth offspring [http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/birth] . The offspring is brought forth from the mother. Different forms of birth are oviparity, vivipary or ovovivipary.Two words used to… …

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  • 2 Birth — (b[ e]rth), n. [OE. burth, birth, AS. beor[eth], gebyrd, fr. beran to bear, bring forth; akin to D. geboorte, OHG. burt, giburt, G. geburt, Icel. bur[eth]r, Skr. bhrti bearing, supporting; cf. Ir. & Gael. beirthe born, brought forth. [root]92.… …

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  • 3 Birth — Birth, n. See {Berth}. [Obs.] De Foe. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 birth — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse byrth; akin to Old English beran Date: 13th century 1. a. the emergence of a new individual from the body of its parent b. the act or process of bringing forth young from… …

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  • 5 birth — Berth Berth (b[ e]rth), n. [From the root of bear to produce, like birth nativity. See {Birth}.] [Also written {birth}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Naut.) (a) Convenient sea room. (b) A room in which a number of the officers or ship s company mess and… …

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  • 6 Birth order — can affect human psychology, though many supposedly formative effects of birth order are instead related to other factors. Birth order is defined as a person s rank by age among his or her siblings. Birth order is often believed to have a… …

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  • 7 Birth of the Cool — Compilation album by Miles Davis Released 1957 …

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  • 8 Birth weight — is the weight of a baby at its birth. It has direct links with the gestational age at which the child was born and can be estimated during the pregnancy by measuring fundal height. A baby born within the normal range of weight for that… …

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  • 9 Birth (disambiguation) — Birth is the process in animals by which an offspring is expelled from the body of its mother.Birth may also refer to:In filmThere are a number of films that use the name Birth in their title:* The Birth of a Nation , a silent propaganda film *… …

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  • 10 Birth Control (band) — Birth Control is a German Krautrock band known for their progressive hard rock sound and provocative album covers.Birth Control formed in the middle of 1968 in Berlin from two other bands, the Earls and the Gents. The initial members were: Bernd… …

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  • 11 birth control — irth control n. the act or process of deliberately limiting the number of one s children born, especially by preventing conception. Note: Conception may be prevented by ingesting medicines, using barriers such as condoms or spermicides during… …

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  • 12 Birth trauma — can refer to: * The psychological trauma that is sometimes experienced during childbirth, as described at Pre and perinatal psychology * The physical trauma of childbirth, as described at ICD 10 codes P10 P15 …

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  • 13 Birth of The Beatles — is a 1979 biopic TV movie, produced by Dick Clark s company (Dick Clark Productions), that focuses on the early history of 1960s rock band The Beatles. It originally appeared on the ABC television network. The soundtrack was recorded by the… …

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  • 14 Birth rate — Countries by birth rate in 2008 Not to be confused with Fertility rate. Crude birth rate is the nativity or childbirths per 1,000 people per year (in estimation review points).[1] Another word used interchangeably with birth rate is natality …

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  • 15 Birth certificate — Mary Elizabeth Winblad (1895 1987) birth certificate A birth certificate is a vital record that documents the birth of a child. The term birth certificate can refer to either the original document certifying the circumstances of the birth or to a …

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  • 16 Birth (film) — Infobox Film name = Birth image size = caption = Theatrical poster director = Jonathan Glazer producer = Lizie Gower Nick Morris Jean Louis Piel writer = Jean Claude Carrière Milo Addica Jonathan Glazer narrator = starring = Nicole Kidman Cameron …

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  • 17 Birth-death process — The birth death process is a special case of Continuous time Markov process where the states represent the current size of a population and where the transitions are limited to births and deaths. Birth death processes have many application in… …

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  • 18 Birth of a Prince — Infobox Album | Name = Birth of a Prince Type = Album Artist = RZA Released = October 7, 2003 Recorded = Jun 2003–Sep 2003 Genre = Hip hop Length = Label = Wu/Sanctuary Urban/BMG Records Producer = The RZA Bronze Nazareth Reviews = *Allmusic… …

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  • 19 Birth (anime) — Infobox animanga/Header name = Birth caption = ja name = ja name trans = genre = Fantasy, Sci fiInfobox animanga/OVA title = Birth director = Shinya Sadamitsu studio = episodes = 1 released = flagicon|Japan September 5, 1984 flagicon|USA March 13 …

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  • 20 Birth cries of atoms — Robert Millikan (1868–1953) pursued the theory of birth cries of atoms for many years, to explain the origin of cosmic rays. According to the birth cry theory, cosmic rays (now known to be fast moving charged particles) were photons created by… …

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