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  • 1 Backward running — Backward running, also known as backwards running, running backwards, reverse running, retro running, or retro locomotion is the act of running in reverse, so that one travels in the direction one s back is facing rather than one s front. It is… …

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  • 2 Push-pull configuration — An aircraft constructed with a push pull configuration has a mixture of forward mounted (tractor) propellers and backward mounted (pusher) propellers.An early example of a push pull aircraft was the Caproni Ca.1 which had two wing mounted tractor …

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  • 3 back — I. n. 1. Upper part, outer part. 2. Hinder part, posterior portion, rear, end. II. a. 1. Remote, on the frontier, away from the thicker settlements. 2. Hindmost, in the rear. 3. In a backward direction. [Used as a prefix, with hyphen.] …

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  • 4 List of languages by first written accounts — This is a list of languages by first written accounts which consists of the approximate dates for the first written accounts that are known for various languages. Because of the way languages change gradually, it is usually impossible to pinpoint …

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  • 5 National Ice Skating Association — NISA Sport Ice skating Formation date 1879 Affiliation International Skating Union Headquarters National Ice Centre, Notting …

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  • 6 Kimarite — (決まり手 kimari te) are winning techniques in a sumo bout. For each bout in a Grand Sumo tournament (or honbasho), a sumo referee, or gyoji, will decide and announce the type of kimarite used by the winner. It is possible, or kanou (although rare,… …

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  • 7 USAG compulsory routines — The USAG compulsory routines are the required routines for competition in USAG and JO levels 1 6. Typically gymnasts compete levels four, five, and six, however, in some regions, competitions can be as early as level 2. Levels 7 10 are optional… …

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  • 8 Budapest Gambit — The Budapest Gambit (or Budapest Defence) is a chess opening beginning with the moves:1. :2. It is rarely played in top level chess, but it is occasionally seen at amateur levels. It has two codes in the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, A51 (1.d4 …

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  • 9 Equine conformation — [original research?] Parts of a horse Equine conformation evaluates the degree of correctness of a horse s bone structure, musculature, and its body proportions in relation to each other. Undesirable conformat …

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  • 10 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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  • 11 Video on demand — (VOD) or Audio and Video On Demand (AVOD) are systems which allow users to select and watch/listen to video or audio content on demand. IPTV technology is often used to bring video on demand to televisions and personal computers.[1] Television… …

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  • 12 Butterfly stroke — Overhead shot of a swimmer performing the butterfly stroke. The butterfly (colloquially among swimmers known as fly) is a swimming stroke swum on the breast, with both arms moving simultaneously. The butterfly kick was developed separately, and… …

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  • 13 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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  • 14 Critical minimum effort theory — The critical minimum effort theory has been given by Harvey Leibenstein, in his book Economic Backwardness and Economic Growth. This theory relates to overpopulated and underdeveloped or developing nations such as India and Indonesia.This theory… …

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  • 15 parturition — /pahr too rish euhn, tyoo , choo /, n. Biol. the process of bringing forth young. [1640 50; < LL parturition (s. of parturitio) travail, equiv. to L parturit(us) (ptp. of parturire; see PARTURIENT) + ion ION] * * * I or birth or childbirth or… …

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  • 16 Pushing hands — Pushing hands, (, Wade Giles t ui1 shou3, pinyin tuī shǒu), is a name for two person training routines practiced in internal Chinese martial arts such as Baguazhang, Xingyiquan, Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan), Liuhebafa, and Yiquan. OverviewPushing… …

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  • 17 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 18 Hidden message — A hidden message is information that is not immediately noticeable, and that must be discovered or uncovered and interpreted before it can be known. Hidden messages include backwards audio messages, hidden visual messages and symbolic or cryptic… …

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  • 19 Pawn structure — In chess, the pawn structure (sometimes known as the pawn skeleton) is the configuration of pawns on the chessboard. Since pawns are the least mobile of the chess pieces, the pawn structure is relatively static and thus largely determines the… …

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  • 20 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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