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  • 1 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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  • 2 List of Doctor Who universe creatures and aliens — This is a list of fictional creatures and aliens from the universe of the long running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, including Torchwood, The Sarah Jane Adventures and K 9. It covers alien races and other fictional creatures,… …

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  • 3 Strongholds of A Song of Ice and Fire — Much of the action in George R.R. Martin s epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire takes place in and around various strongholds of note on the continent of Westeros. The strongholds of Westeros can be broken into three general categories:*… …

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  • 4 blur — I. n. 1. Blot, stain, spot, blemish, soil, tarnish, defect. 2. Confusion (of vision), dim and uncertain spot, confused glimmer. 3. Blot, stain, disgrace, spot, blemish, blotch. II. v. a. 1. Obscure, darken, dim, bedim, partially erase. 2. Tarnish …

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  • 5 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

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  • 6 Mechanism of sonoluminescence — Sonoluminescence is a phenomenon that occurs when a small gas bubble is acoustically suspended and periodically driven in a liquid solution at ultrasonic frequencies, resulting in bubble collapse, cavitation, and light emission. The thermal… …

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  • 7 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 8 List of The Dresden Files characters — The Dresden Files series features a diverse cast of complicated characters. Contents 1 Main characters 1.1 Harry Dresden 1.2 Karrin Murphy 1.3 Bob …

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  • 9 Burkina Faso — (browse) …

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  • 10 Blur — (bl[^u]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blurred} (bl[^u]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blurring}.] [Prob. of same origin as blear. See {Blear}.] 1. To render obscure by making the form or outline of confused and uncertain, as by soiling; to smear; to make… …

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  • 11 Blurred — Blur Blur (bl[^u]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blurred} (bl[^u]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blurring}.] [Prob. of same origin as blear. See {Blear}.] 1. To render obscure by making the form or outline of confused and uncertain, as by soiling; to smear; to… …

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  • 12 Blurring — Blur Blur (bl[^u]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blurred} (bl[^u]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blurring}.] [Prob. of same origin as blear. See {Blear}.] 1. To render obscure by making the form or outline of confused and uncertain, as by soiling; to smear; to… …

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  • 13 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 14 arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 15 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 16 Irish Literature — • It is uncertain at what period and in what manner the Irish discovered the use of letters. It may have been through direct commerce with Gaul, but it is more probable, as McNeill has shown in his study of Irish oghams, that it was from the… …

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  • 17 List of Emily Dickinson poems — This is a list of Emily Dickinson poems. There are 1,775 known poems that have been written by Dickinson. The poems are alphabetized by their first line. Punctuation, capitalization and even in some cases wording of the first lines may vary… …

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  • 18 syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …

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  • 19 Ceres (dwarf planet) — For other uses of the name Ceres , see Ceres. Ceres   Ceres as seen by Hubble Space Telescope (ACS). The …

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  • 20 List of animal characters in the 101 Dalmatians franchise — This is a list of the main animal characters in the 101 Dalmatians franchise.Characters in the book and moviesDalmatiansPongoPerditaPatchOne of Pongo and Perdita s original 15 pups. He is the largest of the pups in the novel by Dodie Smith and… …

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