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  • 1 cling — v. n. 1. Adhere, stick, cleave, be attached, hold, hold fast. Also fig. 2. Twine round, throw tendrils about. 3. Embrace, clasp …

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  • 2 Thermodynamic temperature — is the absolute measure of temperature and is one of the principal parameters of thermodynamics. Thermodynamic temperature is an “absolute” scale because it is the measure of the fundamental property underlying temperature: its null or zero point …

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  • 3 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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  • 4 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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  • 5 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 6 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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  • 7 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 8 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 9 Abkürzungen/Luftfahrt/E–K — Dies ist der dritte Teil der Liste Abkürzungen/Luftfahrt. Liste der Abkürzungen Teil 1 A A Teil 2 B–D B; C; D Teil 3 E K E …

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  • 10 Polymerase chain reaction — PCR redirects here. For other uses, see PCR (disambiguation). A strip of eight PCR tubes, each containing a 100 μl reaction mixture The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a scientific technique in molecular biology to amplify a single or a… …

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  • 11 Marcus theory — is a theory originally developed by Rudolph A. Marcus, starting in 1956, to explain the rates of electron transfer reactions – the rate at which an electron can move or jump from one chemical species (called the electron donor) to another (called …

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  • 12 Tree of life — For other uses, see Tree of life (disambiguation). An 1847 depiction of the Norse Yggdrasil as described in the Icelandic Prose Edda by Oluf Olufsen Bagge The concept of a tree of life, a many branched tree illustrating the idea that all life on… …

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  • 13 Battle of Strasbourg — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Strasbourg partof=the Roman Alamanni conflict caption=Coin showing (obverse) head of Julian (emperor 361 3) with diadem and (reverse) soldier bearing standard holding kneeling captive by the hair and… …

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  • 14 Cell architecture — Cell architectureConstituent elements*PPE *SPE *EIB *XDR *FLEX I/OPatents It is well known that IBM holds one of the world s largest patent portfolios. The United States Patent and Trademark Office proclaimed in 2004, For the twelfth consecutive… …

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  • 15 Jesus — This article is about Jesus of Nazareth. For other uses, see Jesus (disambiguation). Jesus …

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  • 16 Plants in the Bible — • Discusses all of the types of plants mentioned in the Sacred Scriptures Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Plants in the Bible     Plants in the Bible      …

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  • 17 Flip-flop (electronics) — An SR latch, constructed from a pair of cross coupled NOR gates. Red and black mean logical 1 and 0 , respectively. In electronics, a flip flop or latch is a circuit that has two stable states and can be used to store state information. The… …

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  • 18 Ancient Israelite cuisine — refers to the food eaten by the ancient Israelites during a period of over a thousand years, from the beginning of the Israelite presence in the Land of Israel at the beginning of the Iron Age until the Roman period. The dietary staples were… …

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  • 19 Saint Peter — For other uses, see St. Peter (disambiguation). Saint Peter the Apostle Painting of Saint Peter by Peter Paul Rubens depicting the saint as Pope (1611 1612). Prince of the Apostles, First Pope, Martyr, Preacher …

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  • 20 List of EastEnders two-hander episodes — EastEnders two hander episodes refers to singular episodes of the BBC soap opera EastEnders that feature only two members of the cast for the duration. Scripted like mini plays, two hander episodes have become a tradition in EastEnders over the… …

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