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  • 1 boil — n *abscess, furuncle, carbuncle, pimple, pustule boil vb Boil, seethe, simmer, parboil, stew mean to prepare (as food) in a liquid heated to the point where it emits considerable steam. Boil implies the bubbling of the liquid and the rapid escape …

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  • 2 1989 Ashes series — Infobox cricket series series= 1989 Ashes Series partof= the Australian cricket team in England in 1989 caption= date= June 8, 1989 – August 29, 1989 place= England result= Australia won the 6 Test series 4 0 team1= England team2= Australia… …

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  • 3 coddle — v. a. 1. Parboil, boil slightly. 2. Humor, nurse, pamper, cocker, indulge, fondle, caress, pet, treat with fondness, make much of …

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  • 4 parboil — v. a. Coddle, boil slightly …

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  • 5 boiling point — boil·ing point bȯi liŋ .pȯint n the temperature at which a liquid boils * * * the temperature at which a liquid will boil (at sea level, or 1 atm, water boils at 100°C, or 212°F); specifically, the temperature at which the equilibrium vapor… …

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  • 6 steel — steellike, adj. /steel/, n. 1. any of various modified forms of iron, artificially produced, having a carbon content less than that of pig iron and more than that of wrought iron, and having qualities of hardness, elasticity, and strength varying …

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  • 7 Ship — A ship IPA|/ʃɪp/ audio|en us ship.ogg|Audio (US) is a large vessel that floats on water. Ships are generally distinguished from boats based on size. Ships may be found on lakes, seas, and rivers and they allow for a variety of activities, such as …

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  • 8 nuclear reactor — Physics. reactor (def. 4). Also called nuclear pile. [1940 45] * * * Device that can initiate and control a self sustaining series of nuclear fission reactions. Neutrons released in one fission reaction may strike other heavy nuclei, causing them …

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  • 9 Egg (food) — Chicken egg redirects here. For the causality dilemma, see Chicken or the egg. On the left a chicken egg, the egg most commonly e …

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  • 10 Brewing — Brewer redirects here. For other uses, see Brewer (disambiguation). This article is about the commercial brewing of beer. For making tea, see Steeping. For homebrewing, see Homebrewing. A 16th century brewery Brewing is the production of beer… …

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  • 11 Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 12 Turkish coffee — A cup of Turkish coffee. Turkish coffee (also Arabic coffee, Armenian coffee, Greek coffee, and more) is a method of preparing coffee where finely powdered roast coffee beans are boiled in a pot (cezve), with sugar according to taste, before… …

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  • 13 Agriculture and Food Supplies — ▪ 2007 Introduction Bird flu reached Europe and Africa, and concerns over BSE continued to disrupt trade in beef. An international vault for seeds was under construction on an Arctic island. Stocks of important food fish species were reported… …

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  • 14 Coffee preparation — For the agricultural and industrial processes for producing whole coffee beans, see Coffee processing. Coffee preparation is the process of turning coffee beans into a beverage. While the particular steps needed vary with the type of coffee… …

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  • 15 Azeotrope — Vapor liquid equilibrium of 2 propanol/water showing azeotropic behavior An azeotrope (  / …

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  • 16 Water heating — is a thermodynamic process using an energy source to heat water above its initial temperature. Typical domestic uses of hot water are for cooking, cleaning, bathing, and space heating. In industry, both hot water and water heated to steam have… …

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  • 17 Tawbuid language — language name=Tawbuid familycolor=Austronesian states=Philippines region=MIMARO speakers=14,000 fam2=Malayo Polynesian fam3=Borneo Philippines fam4=South Mangyan fam5=Buhid Tawbuid lc1=bnj|ld1=Eastern Tawbuid lc2=twb|ld2=Western Tawbuid|The… …

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  • 18 blood — bloodlike, adj. /blud/, n. 1. the fluid that circulates in the principal vascular system of human beings and other vertebrates, in humans consisting of plasma in which the red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are suspended. 2. the… …

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  • 19 Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 20 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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