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  • 101Airy disc — /air ee/, Optics. the bright central part of the diffraction pattern of light from a point source that is diffracted by a circular aperture. [named after Sir George Biddel Airy (1801 92)] …

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  • 102airy fairy — adjective a) insubstantial b) impractical …

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  • 103Airy, sir George Biddell — ► (1801 92) Astrónomo británico. Determinó, entre otras cosas, la longitud por medio del telégrafo eléctrico y la fecha de varios eclipses …

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  • 104AIRY, SIR G. B. —    an eminent English astronomer, mathematician, and man of science, astronomer royal from 1836 to 1881, retired on a pension; was the first to enunciate the complete theory of the rainbow …

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  • 105Airy-fairy — insubstantial, hare brained, nothing much, in one s dreams; fancy; vague …

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  • 106airy-fairy — Australian Slang insubstantial, hare brained, nothing much, in one s dreams; fancy; vague …

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  • 107airy fairy — adj. unreal, not based on reality (Informal ); delicate (British usage) …

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  • 108airy-fairy — adjective informal, chiefly Brit. foolishly idealistic and vague …

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  • 109airy-fairy — Adj. Lacking in strength, insubstantial. Informal …

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  • 110airy-fairy — UK / US adjective British informal not practical or sensible …

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  • 111airy-fairy —  Light, insubstantial, lacking in common sense; not closely connected with reality (usu. of ideas, plans, etc.) …

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  • 112airy-fairy — ▶ adjective (informal) IMPRACTICAL, unrealistic, idealistic, fanciful. Opposites practical …

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  • 113airy disk — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : the bright central spot in the system of diffraction rings formed by an optical system with light from a point source (as a star) …

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  • 114Saint Airy — Airy de Verdun Pour les articles homonymes, voir Airy. Airy de Verdun ou Saint Airy ou Aguy ou Agéric (latin, Agericus), fut le 10e évêque de Verdun. Il est né vers 521 à Harville, dans l actuel département de la Meuse en France ; il est… …

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  • 115Mount Airy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Stone cottage in Mount Airy, Philadelphia. The community is known for its elegant examples of 18th and 19th century residential architecture. For other uses, see Mount Airy. Mount Airy is a neighborhood of Northwest Philadelphia in the state of… …

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  • 116George Biddell Airy — Infobox Scientist box width = 300px name = Sir George Biddell Airy, FRS image width = 240px birth date = birth date|1801|07|27 birth place = Alnwick, Northumberland, England death date = death date and age|1892|01|02|1801|07|27 death place =… …

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  • 117Mount Airy, North Carolina —   City   Downtown Mount Airy …

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  • 118George Biddell Airy — Sir George Biddell Airy (* 27. Juli 1801 in Alnwick, Northumberland; † 2. Januar 1892 in Greenwich) war ein englischer Mathematiker und Astronom. Er leistete bedeutende Beiträge zur Himmelsmechanik …

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  • 119Mount Airy Casino Resort — Location Mount Pocono, PA, USA Address 44 Woodland Rd. Mount Pocono, PA 08401 Opening date 2007 Theme Pocono Mountain No. of rooms 188 (163 rooms, 25 suites) …

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  • 120Mount Airy — is the name of several places in the United States of America: Mount Airy, Georgia Mount Airy, Louisiana Mount Airy, Maryland Mount Airy (Davidsonville, Maryland), listed on the NRHP in Maryland Mount Airy (Sharpsburg, Maryland), listed on the… …

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