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  • 21 Active Risk — A type of risk that a fund or managed portfolio creates as it attempts to beat the returns of the benchmark against which it is compared. In theory, to generate a higher return than the benchmark, the manager is required to take on more risk.… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 22 List of active autonomist and secessionist movements — This is a list of currently active autonomist and secessionist movements around the world. Entries on this list meet two criteria: they are active movements with living, active members, and they are seeking greater autonomy or self determination… …

    Wikipedia

  • 23 Semi-active radar homing — Semi active radar homing, or SARH, is a common type of missile guidance system, perhaps the most common type for longer range air to air and surface to air missile systems. The name refers to the fact that the missile itself is only a passive… …

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  • 24 Retro Active — This article is about the Def Leppard album. For other uses, see Retroactive (disambiguation). Retro Active Compilation album by Def Leppard …

    Wikipedia

  • 25 Microsoft Active Accessibility — (MSAA) is an Application Programming Interface (API) for user interface accessibility. MSAA was introduced as a platform add on to Microsoft Windows 95 in 1997. MSAA is designed to help Assistive Technology (AT) products interact with standard… …

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  • 26 Let's Active — was a jangle pop band based in Winston Salem, North Carolina. The principal songwriter and sole continuous member was Mitch Easter, who kept the band active through most of the 1980s. Although critically praised, Let s Active had limited… …

    Wikipedia

  • 27 List of active Solar System probes — For a list of all Solar System probes, including historic probes, see List of Solar System probes. The MESSENGER spacecraft, now orbiting Mercury This is a list of active probes which have escaped Earth orbit. It includes lunar probes, but does… …

    Wikipedia

  • 28 euthanasia, active/passive — Euthanasia is the action of directly causing the quick and painless death of a person, or omitting to prevent it when intervention was within the agent s powers. It is usually understood that euthanasia is performed only with the intention of… …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 29 busy, get —  Become active …

    A concise dictionary of English slang

  • 30 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, country in N. America. This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Colonial Era, 1654–1776 Early National Period, 1776–1820 German Jewish Period, 1820–1880 East European Jewish Period,… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 31 KABBALAH — 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… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 32 drug — drug1 /drug/, n., v., drugged, drugging. n. 1. Pharm. a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention, or diagnosis of disease or used to otherwise enhance physical or mental well being. 2. (in federal law) a. any substance… …

    Universalium

  • 33 Drug — /droog/, n. Zoroastrianism. the cosmic principle of disorder and falsehood. Cf. Asha. [ < Avestan drauga] * * * I Any chemical agent that affects the function of living things. Some, including antibiotics, stimulants, tranquilizers,… …

    Universalium

  • 34 immune system — Anat. a diffuse, complex network of interacting cells, cell products, and cell forming tissues that protects the body from pathogens and other foreign substances, destroys infected and malignant cells, and removes cellular debris: the system… …

    Universalium

  • 35 dormancy — /dawr meuhn see/, n. the state of being dormant. [1780 90; DORM(ANT) + ANCY] * * * ▪ biology Introduction       state of reduced metabolic activity adopted by many organisms under conditions of environmental stress or, often, as in winter, when… …

    Universalium

  • 36 WOMAN — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the historical perspective biblical period marriage and children women in household life economic roles educational and managerial roles religious roles women outside the household… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 37 plant development — Introduction       a multiphasic process in which two distinct forms succeed each other in alternating generations. One form, created by the union of sexual cells (gametes (gamete)), contains two sets of similar chromosomes (diploid). At sexual… …

    Universalium

  • 38 Islam — Islamic /is lam ik, lah mik, iz /, Islamitic /is leuh mit ik, iz /, adj. /is lahm , iz , is leuhm, iz /, n. 1. the religious faith of Muslims, based on the words and religious system founded by the prophet Muhammad and taught by the Koran, the… …

    Universalium

  • 39 nervous system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction       system that conducts stimuli from sensory receptors to the brain and spinal cord and that conducts impulses back to other parts of the body. As with other higher vertebrates, the human nervous system has two main… …

    Universalium

  • 40 ARAB WORLD, 1945–2006 — The Arab world is divided into four subregions: the Maghreb (morocco , tunisia , algeria , libya , Mauritania), the Nile Valley (egypt and Sudan), the Fertile Crescent (syria , lebanon , iraq , jordan , and the palestinian authority ), and the… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism


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