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  • 21 Thatching — is the craft of covering a roof with dry vegetation such as straw, water reed, sedge, rushes and heather, layering the vegetation so as to shed water away from the inner roof. It is probably the oldest roofing material and has been used in both… …

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  • 22 wear — I. v. a. 1. Carry (upon the person), bear, have on. 2. Bear, have an appearance of, exhibit in appearance. 3. Use up by having upon one. 4. Impair (by use), waste, consume by use, use up, wear away, wear out. 5. Impair, waste, diminish, consume… …

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  • 23 English compound — A compound is a word composed of more than one free morpheme.English compounds may be classified in several ways, such as the word classes or the semantic relationship of their components.Compound nounsMost English compound nouns are noun phrases …

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  • 24 The Oratory School — is an all boys, Catholic, boarding public school in Great Britain. It has approximately 400 pupils and is located in Woodcote, Oxfordshire near Reading, United Kingdom. History The Oratory School was founded under the supervision of John Henry,… …

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  • 25 work song — a folk song sung by workers, with a rhythm like that of their work. [1920 25] * * * ▪ music       any song that belongs to either of two broad categories: songs used as a rhythmic accompaniment to a task and songs used to make a statement about… …

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  • 26 conjuring — Art of entertaining by giving the illusion of performing impossible feats. The conjurer is an actor who combines psychology, manual dexterity, and mechanical aids to effect the desired illusion. The form was established by the medieval era, when… …

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  • 27 Mahogany — This article is about the timber. For other uses, see Mahogany (disambiguation). Honduras mahogany The name mahogany is used when referring to numerous varieties of dark colored hardwood. It is a native American word originally used for the wood… …

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  • 28 Sandwich time — is a term that Linux users employ referring to the time it takes for the system to compile programs from their source code. It has earned this nickname because the process used to only take about the same amount of time that you would require to… …

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  • 29 Strawberry Lagoon — is an inlet within Richardson Bay, Marin County, California, USA. This location, particularly on Strawberry Spit, is a winter haul out area for the Harbor Seal. Pressures of urban development at Strawberry Point along with increases in small boat …

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  • 30 Attenuated — Weakened, diluted, thinned, reduced, weakened, diminished. The use of attenuated in medicine is not new. In the 16th century, eating dried figs was claimed to attenuate the body fluids. Now attenuated refers to procedures that weaken an agent of… …

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  • 31 economic planning — Use of government to make economic decisions with respect to the use of resources. In communist countries with a state planning apparatus, detailed and rigid planning results in a command economy; land, capital, and the means of production are… …

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  • 32 Musical mode — This article is about modes as used in music. For other uses, see Mode (disambiguation). Modern Dorian mode on C  Play …

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  • 33 Chord names and symbols (jazz and pop music) — CΔ7, or major seventh chord on C  Play ( …

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  • 34 Chord (music) — Instruments and voices playing and singing different notes create chords. This article describes pitch simultaneity and harmony in music. For other meanings of the word, see Chord. A chord in music is any harmonic set of two–three or more notes… …

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  • 35 Jazz scale — One chord scale option for +7th chords is the whole tone scale[1]: C D E F♯ G♯ A …

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  • 36 Diatonic and chromatic — Chromatic redirects here. For other uses, see Chromatic (disambiguation). Melodies may be based on a diatonic scale and maintain its tonal characteristics but contain many accidentals up to all twelve tones of the chromatic scale, such as the… …

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  • 37 Tritone — For other uses, see Tritone (disambiguation). tritone Inverse tritone Name Other names augmented fourth, diminished fifth Abbreviation TT Size …

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  • 38 theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

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  • 39 Optigan — Keyboard overview of a model 35002 Optigan. The coded strip above the main keyboard corresponded to numbers in the music books for those unable to read music. The Optigan (a portmanteau of Optical Organ) was an electronic keyboard instrument… …

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  • 40 Chord substitution — Tritone substitution: F♯7 may substitute for C7, and vice versa, because they both share E♮ and B♭/A …

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