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  • 1 ear — n. 1. Organ of hearing. 2. Musical perception, faculty of discriminating sounds, sense of hearing. 3. Regard, heed, attention, hearing. 4. Spike (of grain), head …

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  • 2 ear — 1. n. 1 a the organ of hearing and balance in man and vertebrates, esp. the external part of this. b an organ sensitive to sound in other animals. 2 the faculty for discriminating sounds (an ear for music). 3 an ear shaped thing, esp. the handle… …

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  • 3 Habit — • Habit is an effect of repeated acts and an aptitude to reproduce them, and may be defined as a quality difficult to change, whereby an agent whose nature it is to work one way or another indeterminately, is disposed easily and readily at will… …

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  • 5 Dzogchen — This article is about the primordial state in Tibetan Buddhism and Bön. For the monastery, see Dzogchen Monastery. Dzogchen Tibetan name Tibetan: རྫོགས་ཆེན་ Wylie transliteration: rdzogs chen (rdzogs pa chen po) …

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  • 7 LINGUISTIC LITERATURE, HEBREW — This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction foreword the beginning of linguistic literature linguistic literature and its background the development of linguistic literature Foreword: A Well Defined Unit the four… …

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  • 9 Aristotle the philosopher of nature — David Furley 1 THE TREATISES ON NATURE The subject matter of the present chapter is what Aristotle has to say about the natural world the subject that in classical Greek is most accurately rendered as ta physika. But of course this includes many… …

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