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  • 121Protostar — A protostar is a large object that forms by contraction out of the gas of a giant molecular cloud in the interstellar medium. The protostellar phase is an early stage in the process of star formation. For a solar mass star it lasts about 100,000… …

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  • 122Progestagen — Progestagens (also spelled progestogens or gestagens) are hormones that produce effects similar to those of progesterone, the only natural progestagen. All other progestogens are synthetic and are often referred to as progestins. factAll… …

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  • 123American Old West — Wild West redirects here. For other uses, see Wild West (disambiguation). For cultural influences and their development, see Western (genre). American Old West The …

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  • 124Homosexuality and psychology — Psychology was one of the first disciplines to study homosexuality as a discrete phenomenon. In the late 19th and throughout most of the 20th centuries, pathological models of homosexuality were standard. On December 15, 1973, the American… …

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  • 125Backstay — On a sailing vessel, a backstay is the piece of standing rigging that runs from the mast to the transom of the boat, counteracting the forestay and jib. The backstay is an important sail trim control and has a direct effect on the shape of the… …

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  • 126Cao Mao — Emperor of Cao Wei Born 241 Died 260 (aged 19) Predecessor Cao Fang Successor Cao Huan …

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  • 127Energy drink — Energy drinks are beverages whose producers advertise that they boost energy. These advertisements usually do not emphasize energy derived from the sugar and caffeine they contain[1] but rather increased energy release due to a variety of… …

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  • 128Pemalite — The Pemalites are a fictional alien species from the Animorphs series by K.A. Applegate. In appearance they resemble dogs, though they walk on their hind legs. CreationThe Pemalites were originally created by the Ellimist, along with many other… …

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  • 129Agnes Baden-Powell — Agnes Smyth Baden Powell (16 December 1858 ndash; 2 June 1945) was the younger sister of Robert Baden Powell, 1st Baron Baden Powell, and was most noted for her work in establishing the Girl Guide movement as a female counterpart to her older… …

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  • 130Tara (Devi) — Hdeity infobox| Caption = Name = Tara Devanagari = तारा Sanskrit Transliteration = Tārā Pali Transliteration = Tamil script = Script name = Script = Affiliation = Devi, Mahavidyas God of = Abode = Mantra = Weapon = Vary, but always at least a… …

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  • 131Curveball — For the pseudonymous informant, see Curveball (informant). For the Ugly Betty episode, see Curveball (Ugly Betty). An animated diagram of a 12 6 curveball The curveball is a type of pitch in baseball thrown with a characteristic grip and hand… …

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  • 132Hypoventilation — SignSymptom infobox Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 29214 ICD10 = ICD10|R|06|8|r|00 ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3470 MeshID = D007040 In medicine, hypoventilation (also known as respiratory… …

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  • 133Utility frequency — The waveform of 230 volt, 50 Hz compared with 110 V, 60 Hz. The utility frequency, (power) line frequency (American English) or mains frequency (British English) is the frequency at which alternating current (ac, also AC) is transmitted from a… …

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  • 134Turkish War of Independence — Infobox Military Conflict conflict = Turkish War of Independence partof = the Wars of Independence campaign = caption = Anatolia as partitioned by the Treaty of Sèvres. date = May 19, 1919 – October 29, 1923 place = Anatolia casus = Partitioning… …

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  • 135Law and Justice — Infobox Political Party party name = Law and Justice party colorcode = #007FFF leader = Jarosław Kaczyński foundation = June 13 2001 ideology = Christian democracy, National conservatism headquarters = ul. Nowogrodzka 84/86 02 018 Warsaw… …

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  • 136Decay theory — proposes that memory fades due to the mere passage of time. Information is therefore less available for later retrieval as time passes and memory, as well as memory strength, wears away.[1] When we learn something new, a neurochemical “memory… …

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  • 137Current mirror — A current mirror is a circuit designed to copy a current through one active device by controlling the current in another active device of a circuit, keeping the output current constant regardless of loading. The current being copied can be, and… …

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  • 138Permeable paving — Permeable paving, is different than pervious paving or porous pavement, by virtue of the fact that rainwater passes around the paver as opposed to passing through the paver helping to reduce or eliminate clogging found in pervious or porous… …

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  • 139Membrane potential — Differences in concentration of ions on opposite sides of a cellular membrane lead to a voltage called the membrane potential. Many ions have a concentration gradient across the membrane, including potassium (K+), which is at a high inside and a… …

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  • 140CH-53E Super Stallion — Infobox Aircraft name= CH 53E Super Stallion MH 53E Sea Dragon caption=A CH 53E Super Stallion taking off from the deck of the USS Saipan . type=Heavy lift cargo helicopter manufacturer=Sikorsky Aircraft designer= first flight= introduced = 1981… …

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