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  • 141ECONOMIC AFFAIRS — THE PRE MANDATE (LATE OTTOMAN) PERIOD Geography and Borders In September 1923 a new political entity was formally recognized by the international community. Palestine, or Ereẓ Israel as Jews have continued to refer to it for 2,000 years,… …

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  • 142KABBALAH — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: introduction general notes terms used for kabbalah the historical development of the kabbalah the early beginnings of mysticism and esotericism apocalyptic esotericism and merkabah… …

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  • 143Crystal 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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  • 144Breaststroke — is a swimming style swum on the breast. It is the most popular recreational style due to its stability and the ability to keep the head out of the water a large portion of the time. In most swimming classes, beginners learn either the… …

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  • 145Ejection seat — In aircraft, an ejection seat is a system designed to rescue the pilot or other crew of an aircraft (usually military) in an emergency. In most designs, the seat is propelled out of the aircraft by an explosive charge or rocket motor, carrying… …

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  • 146Microburst — Illustration of a microburst. Note the downward motion of the air until it hits ground level. It then spreads outward in all directions. The wind regime in a microburst is opposite to that of a tornado …

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  • 147Aiki-ken — [ France.] Nihongo|Aiki ken|合気剣:あいきけん is the name given specifically to the set of sword techniques, practiced according to the principles of aikido, taught first by Morihei Ueshiba (aikido s founder), then further developed by Morihiro Saito,… …

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  • 148Nancey Murphy — is Professor of Christian Philosophy at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA. She received the B.A. from Creighton University (philosophy and psychology) in 1973, the Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley (philosophy of science) in… …

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  • 149Clastic dike — Vertical clastic dike, filled with coarse basaltic sand, cuts lighter colored horizontal beds composed of finer grained material. Quarter for scale. A clastic dike is a seam of sedimentary material that fills a crack in and cuts across… …

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  • 150Avicennism — (PerB|فلسفه سینایی) is a school of early Islamic philosophy which began during the middle of the Islamic Golden Age. The school was founded by Avicenna (Ibn Sina), an 11th century Persian philosopher who attempted to redefine the course of… …

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  • 151climate — /kluy mit/, n. 1. the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years. 2. a region or… …

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  • 152pregnancy — /preg neuhn see/, n., pl. pregnancies. the state, condition, or quality of being pregnant. [1520 30; PREGN(ANT) + ANCY] * * * Process of human gestation that takes place in the female s body as a fetus develops, from fertilization to birth (see… …

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  • 153thunderstorm — /thun deuhr stawrm /, n. a transient storm of lightning and thunder, usually with rain and gusty winds, sometimes with hail or snow, produced by cumulonimbus clouds. Also called electrical storm. [1645 55; THUNDER + STORM] * * * Violent, short… …

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  • 154United 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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  • 155Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …

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  • 156environmental 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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  • 157d-ary heap — The d ary heap or d heap is a priority queue data structure, a generalization of the binary heap in which the nodes have d children instead of 2.[1][2][3] Thus, a binary heap is a 2 heap. According to Tarjan[2] and Jensen et al …

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  • 158Further Down the Spiral — Remixalbum von Nine Inch Nails Veröffentlichung 1. Juni 1995 Label TVT Records, Nothing Records …

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  • 159Ordinal number — This article is about the mathematical concept. For number words denoting a position in a sequence ( first , second , third , etc.), see Ordinal number (linguistics). Representation of the ordinal numbers up to ωω. Each turn of the spiral… …

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  • 160Electromagnetic pulse — Ebomb redirects here. For EBOM, see Engineering bill of materials. This article is about the general weapons effect. For other uses, see the more specific topic (for example, Electromagnetic forming) An electromagnetic pulse (sometimes… …

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