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  • 1 barbarous — a. 1. Uncivilized, rough, coarse, rude, untutored, ignorant, unlettered, uncultivated, untamed, savage, barbarian, barbaric. 2. Cruel, inhuman, brutal, brutish, unfeeling, ferocious, ruthless, fell, truculent, fierce, bloody, savage. 3. Uncouth… …

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  • 2 Favrile iridescent glass — is a type of art glass patented in 1894 by Louis Comfort Tiffany. The iridescent effect of the glass was obtained by mixing different colors of glass together while hot. The trade name Favrile was derived from an Old English word, fabrile ,… …

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  • 3 Tiffany glass — Girl with Cherry Blossoms illustrates many types of glass employed by Tiffany including elaborate polychrome painting of the face, drapery glass for the dress, opalescent glass for the blossoms, streaky glass in the border, fracture streamer… …

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  • 4 environmental works — ▪ civil engineering Introduction       infrastructure that provides cities and towns with water supply, waste disposal, and pollution control services. They include extensive networks of reservoirs, pipelines, treatment systems, pumping stations …

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  • 5 Semiconductor — Citations missing|date=March 2008A semiconductor is a solid material that has electrical conductivity in between a conductor and an insulator; it can vary over that wide range either permanently or dynamically. [. They are used in many… …

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  • 6 metallurgy — metallurgic, metallurgical, adj. metallurgically, adv. metallurgist /met l err jist/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jist/, n. /met l err jee/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jee/, n. 1. the technique or science of working or heating metals so as… …

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  • 7 LEVITICUS, BOOK OF — (Heb. וַיִּקְרָא; LXX Λευιτικόν leuitikon), more aptly described by its tannaitic name, Torat Kohanim, the Priests Manual, the third book of the Pentateuch. Leviticus is thematically an independent entity. exodus contains the story of the… …

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  • 8 crystal — crystallike, adj. /kris tl/, n., adj., v., crystaled, crystaling or (esp. Brit.) crystalled, crystalling. n. 1. a clear, transparent mineral or glass resembling ice. 2. the transparent form of crystallized quartz. 3. Chem., Mineral. a solid body… …

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  • 9 Crystal — /kris tl/, n. 1. a city in SE Minnesota, near Minneapolis. 25,543. 2. a female given name. * * * I Any solid material whose atoms are arranged in a definite pattern and whose surface regularity reflects its internal symmetry. Each of a crystal s… …

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  • 10 Maharishi Vedic Approach to Health — Claims Proponents claim that illnesses can be treated by reconnecting physiological functioning with the body s inner intelligence through reducing and eliminating impurities and imbalances. Related scientific disciplines Medicine Year proposed… …

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  • 11 Polyethylene terephthalate — PETE redirects here. For the first name, see Peter (disambiguation). For other uses, see Pete (disambiguation). Polyethylene terephthalate fibre IUPAC name …

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  • 12 purification rite — ▪ anthropology Introduction       any of the ceremonial acts or customs employed in an attempt to reestablish lost purity or to create a higher degree of purity in relation to the sacred (the transcendental realm) or the social and cultural realm …

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  • 13 Hinduism — /hin dooh iz euhm/, n. the common religion of India, based upon the religion of the original Aryan settlers as expounded and evolved in the Vedas, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, etc., having an extremely diversified character with many… …

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  • 14 PURITY AND IMPURITY, RITUAL — (Heb. וְטָהֳרָה טֻמְאָה, tumah ve toharah), a symbolic system according to which a pure person or object is qualified for contact with the Temple and related sancta (holy objects and spaces) while an impure person or object is disqualified from… …

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  • 15 Crystal oscillator — A miniature 4 MHz quartz crystal enclosed in a hermetically sealed HC 49/US package, used as the resonator in a crystal oscillator. A crystal oscillator is an electronic oscillator circuit that uses the mechanical resonance of a vibrating crystal …

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  • 16 Iron — Fe redirects here. For other uses, see Fe (disambiguation). This article is about the chemical element. For other uses, see Iron (disambiguation). manganese …

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  • 17 Fuel cell — For other uses, see Fuel cell (disambiguation). Demonstration model of a direct methanol fuel cell. The actual fuel cell stack is the layered cube shape in the center of the image A fuel cell is a device that converts the chemical energy from a… …

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  • 18 Electrical conduction — is the movement of electrically charged particles through a transmission medium (electrical conductor). The movement of charge constitutes an electric current. The charge transport may result as a response to an electric field, or as a result of… …

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  • 19 Heat capacity — Thermodynamics …

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  • 20 materials science — the study of the characteristics and uses of various materials, as glass, plastics, and metals. [1960 65] * * * Study of the properties of solid materials and how those properties are determined by the material s composition and structure, both… …

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