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  • 1 Warp drive — is a form of faster than light propulsion in the fictional universe of Star Trek, capable of propelling spacecraft or objects to many multiples of the speed of light but avoiding the problems of time dilation. It is also featured in several… …

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  • 2 Warp drive (Star Trek) — Warp drive redirects here. For the actual model of spacetime, see Alcubierre drive. A visualization of a warp field. The ship rests in a bubble of normal space. Warp drive is a faster than light (FTL) propulsion system in the setting of many… …

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  • 3 impact — I. n. 1. Impulse, shock, impression, stroke. 2. Collision, impinging, contact, striking. II. v. a. Pack together, pack close, press close together, drive firmly together …

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  • 4 impact — I verb compress, cram, crowd, drive, drive firmly in, fill, fill to capacity, force, force together, hammer in, inject, insert, jam, load, overburden, overcrowd, overload, pack, pack close, pack in, pack together, press, press together, push,… …

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  • 5 Slovakia — Slovakian, adj., n. /sloh vah kee euh, vak ee euh/, n. a republic in central Europe: formerly a part of Czechoslovakia; under German protection 1939 45; independent since 1993. 5,393,016; 18,931 sq. mi. (49,035 sq. km). Cap.: Bratislava. Also… …

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  • 6 Impact — Im*pact , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impacted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impacting}.] [L. impactus, p. p. of impingere to push, strike against. See {Impinge}.] 1. To drive close; to press firmly together: to wedge into a place. Woodward. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

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  • 7 Impacted — Impact Im*pact , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impacted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impacting}.] [L. impactus, p. p. of impingere to push, strike against. See {Impinge}.] 1. To drive close; to press firmly together: to wedge into a place. Woodward. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 8 Impacting — Impact Im*pact , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impacted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Impacting}.] [L. impactus, p. p. of impingere to push, strike against. See {Impinge}.] 1. To drive close; to press firmly together: to wedge into a place. Woodward. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 9 Amidah — The Amidah (Hebrew: תפילת העמידה, Tefilat HaAmidah The Standing Prayer ), also called the Shmona Esre (שמנה עשרה, Shmonah Esreh The Eighteen [‏Blessings‏] ), is the central prayer of the Jewish liturgy. As Judaism s prayer par excellence , the… …

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  • 10 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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  • 11 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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  • 12 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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  • 13 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 14 Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 15 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 16 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 17 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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  • 18 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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  • 19 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 20 Austria — Austrian, adj., n. /aw stree euh/, n. a republic in central Europe. 8,054,078; 32,381 sq. mi. (83,865 sq. km). Cap.: Vienna. German, Österreich. * * * Austria Introduction Austria Background: Once the center of power for the large Austro… …

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