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  • 81Colure — Orange = equinoctial colure Blue = solstitial colure G = e …

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  • 82Sundial — A sundial is a device that measures time by the position of the Sun. In common designs such as the horizontal sundial, the sun casts a shadow from its style (a thin rod or a sharp, straight edge) onto a flat surface marked with lines indicating… …

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  • 83Year — A year (from Old English gēar) is the orbital period of the Earth moving around the Sun. For an observer on Earth, this corresponds to the period it takes the Sun to complete one course throughout the zodiac along the ecliptic. In astronomy, the… …

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  • 84apogee — Synonyms and related words: Earth insertion, LEM, LM, acme, all, apex, aphelion, astronomical longitude, attitude control rocket, autumnal equinox, ballistic capsule, brow, burn, cap, capstone, capsule, ceiling, celestial equator, celestial… …

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  • 85meridian — Synonyms and related words: Antarctic Zone, Arctic Circle, Arctic Zone, Frigid Zones, Lambert conformal projection, Mercator projection, Miller projection, Torrid Zone, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Variable Zones, acmatic, acme,… …

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  • 86period — Synonyms and related words: Alexandrine, Archean, Archeozoic, Cambrian, Carboniferous, Cenozoic, Comanchean, Cretaceous, Devonian, Eocene, Glacial, Holocene, Lower Cretaceous, Lower Tertiary, Mesozoic, Miocene, Mississippian, Oligocene, Paleocene …

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  • 87hauteur — (hô teur) s. f. 1°   Dimension d un corps considéré du bas à son sommet. Cet animal a trois pieds et demi de hauteur. La hauteur de la marée. Les eaux atteignirent une hauteur considérable. •   En Grèce, M. Bernoulli a déterminé la hauteur de l… …

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  • 88Precession (astronomy) — In astronomy, precession refers to the movement of the rotational axis of a body, such as a planet, with respect to inertial space. In particular, it refers to the precession of the Earth s rotational axis, also called the precession of the… …

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  • 89Alexander von Humboldt — Infobox Scientist name = Alexander von Humboldt box width = image size =250px caption = Alexander von Humboldt, painting by Joseph Stieler, 1843 birth date = September 14, 1769 birth place = Berlin death date = May 6, 1859 death place = residence …

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  • 90year — /year/, n. 1. a period of 365 or 366 days, in the Gregorian calendar, divided into 12 calendar months, now reckoned as beginning Jan. 1 and ending Dec. 31 (calendar year or civil year). Cf. common year, leap year. 2. a period of approximately the …

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  • 91List of plant morphology terms — Biologists that study plant morphology use a number of different terms to describe plant organs and parts that can be observed with the human eye using no more than a hand held magnifying lens. These terms are used to identify and classify plants …

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  • 92History of Physics —     History of Physics     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► History of Physics     The subject will be treated under the following heads: I. A Glance at Ancient Physics; II. Science and Early Christian Scholars; III. A Glance at Arabian Physics; IV.… …

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  • 93Glossary of plant morphology terms — Biologists that study plant morphology use a number of different terms to describe plant organs and parts that can be observed with the human eye using no more than a hand held magnifying lens. These terms are used to identify and classify plants …

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  • 94hauteur — [ otɶr ] n. f. • XIIe; de haut I ♦ 1 ♦ Dimension dans le sens vertical, de la base au sommet. ⇒ haut. Hauteur d un mur, d une tour. Maison tout en hauteur, plus haute que large. Hauteur sous plafond : dimension comprise entre le sol et le plafond …

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  • 95geomagnetic field — Magnetic field associated with the Earth. It is essentially dipolar (i.e., it has two poles, the northern and southern magnetic poles) on the Earth s surface. Away from the surface, the field becomes distorted. Most geomagnetists explain the… …

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  • 96Hipparchus — (Greek polytonic|Ἵππαρχος; ca. 190 BC ndash; ca. 120 BC) was a Greek astronomer, geographer, and mathematician of the Hellenistic period.Hipparchus was born in Nicaea (now Iznik, Turkey), and probably died on the island of Rhodes. He is known to… …

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  • 97Leap year — A leap year (or intercalary year) is a year containing one or more extra days (or, in the case of lunisolar calendars, an extra month) in order to keep the calendar year synchronised with the astronomical or seasonal year. For example, in the… …

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  • 98René Guénon — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Eastern philosophies esotericisms era = 20th century philosophy color = lightsteelblue image size = 250px image caption = A 1925 studio photo portrait (age age|1886|11|15|1925|7|1). name = René Jean Marie… …

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  • 99South America — South American. a continent in the S part of the Western Hemisphere. 271,000,000; ab. 6,900,000 sq. mi. (17,871,000 sq. km). * * * Continent, Western Hemisphere. The world s fourth largest continent, it is bounded by the Caribbean Sea to the… …

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  • 100Solstice — For other uses, see Solstice (disambiguation). UTC date and time of solstices and equinoxes[1] year Equinox Mar Solstice June Equinox Sept Solstice Dec day time day time day time day time 2004 20 …

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