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  • 141Ship of the line — Line Line, n. [OE. line, AS. l[=i]ne cable, hawser, prob. from L. linea a linen thread, string, line, fr. linum flax, thread, linen, cable; but the English word was influenced by F. ligne line, from the same L. word linea. See {Linen}.] 1. A… …

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  • 142To cross the line — Line Line, n. [OE. line, AS. l[=i]ne cable, hawser, prob. from L. linea a linen thread, string, line, fr. linum flax, thread, linen, cable; but the English word was influenced by F. ligne line, from the same L. word linea. See {Linen}.] 1. A… …

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  • 143To give a person line — Line Line, n. [OE. line, AS. l[=i]ne cable, hawser, prob. from L. linea a linen thread, string, line, fr. linum flax, thread, linen, cable; but the English word was influenced by F. ligne line, from the same L. word linea. See {Linen}.] 1. A… …

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  • 144Water line — Line Line, n. [OE. line, AS. l[=i]ne cable, hawser, prob. from L. linea a linen thread, string, line, fr. linum flax, thread, linen, cable; but the English word was influenced by F. ligne line, from the same L. word linea. See {Linen}.] 1. A… …

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  • 145Hebrew calendar — The Hebrew calendar (הלוח העברי ha luach ha ivri), or Jewish calendar, is a lunisolar calendar used today predominantly for Jewish religious observances. It determines the dates for Jewish holidays and the appropriate public reading of Torah… …

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  • 146Dennis Rawlins — Born 1937 (age 73–74) Baltimore, Maryland, United States Nationality American Occupation Astronomer, Historian, Publisher Dennis Rawlins (born 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American astronomer, historian, and publisher …

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  • 147Lou Gehrig — Infobox MLB retired name=Lou Gehrig position=First baseman bats=Left throws=Left birthdate=birth date|1903|6|19 city state|New York|New York deathdate=death date and age|1941|6|2|1903|6|19 city state|Riverdale|Bronx debutdate=June 15… …

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  • 148line — line1 linable, lineable, adj. lineless, adj. linelike, adj. /luyn/, n., v., lined, lining. n. 1. a mark or stroke long in proportion to its breadth, made with a pen, pencil, tool, etc., on a surface: a line down the middle of the page. 2. Math. a …

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  • 149Magnetosphere of Saturn — Aurorae on the south pole of Saturn as viewed by Hubble Internal field[1 …

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  • 150precession of the equinoxes — The slow westward motion of equinoctial points (the first point of Aries and the first point of Libra) along the ecliptic by about 50.26” of are each year. A full cycle of precession occupies about 25,800 years. The term is used in… …

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  • 151sidereal day — The period between two successive transits of a particular meridian on the earth by the first point of Aries or successive transits of the vernal equinox. Because the first point of Aries is not fixed in space and it precesses along the… …

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  • 152line — line1 [līn] n. [ME merging OE, a cord, with OFr ligne (both < L linea, lit., linen thread, n. use of fem. of lineus, of flax < linum, flax)] 1. a) a cord, rope, wire, string, or the like b) a long, fine, strong cord with a hook, sinker,… …

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  • 153Lunisolar precession — Precession Pre*ces sion, n. [L. praecedere, praecessum, to go before: cf. F. pr[ e]cession. See {Precede}.] The act of going before, or forward. [1913 Webster] {Lunisolar precession}. (Astron.) See under {Lunisolar}. {Planetary precession}, that… …

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  • 154Planetary precession — Precession Pre*ces sion, n. [L. praecedere, praecessum, to go before: cf. F. pr[ e]cession. See {Precede}.] The act of going before, or forward. [1913 Webster] {Lunisolar precession}. (Astron.) See under {Lunisolar}. {Planetary precession}, that… …

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  • 155Precession — Pre*ces sion, n. [L. praecedere, praecessum, to go before: cf. F. pr[ e]cession. See {Precede}.] The act of going before, or forward. [1913 Webster] {Lunisolar precession}. (Astron.) See under {Lunisolar}. {Planetary precession}, that part of the …

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  • 156Precession of the equinoxes — Precession Pre*ces sion, n. [L. praecedere, praecessum, to go before: cf. F. pr[ e]cession. See {Precede}.] The act of going before, or forward. [1913 Webster] {Lunisolar precession}. (Astron.) See under {Lunisolar}. {Planetary precession}, that… …

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  • 157Delmarva Peninsula — map The Delmarva Peninsula is a large peninsula on the East Coast of the United States, occupied by most of Delaware and portions of Maryland and Virginia. The peninsula is almost 180 by 60 miles (300 by 100 km), and is bordered by the… …

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  • 158Chesapeake Bay Retriever — standing in the show ring. Nicknames Chessie, CBR, Chesapeake Country of origin United States of America Traits Weight Male …

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  • 159French Algeria — Algérie française Départements of France …

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  • 160Eight Worlds — refers to a series of novels and short stories by John Varley, in which the solar system has been colonized by human refugees fleeing an alien invasion of the earth. Earth and Jupiter are off limits to humanity, but Earth s moon and the other… …

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