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  • 41 People of the Sengoku period in popular culture — Many significant Japanese historical people of the Sengoku period appear in works of popular culture such as anime, manga, and video games. This article presents information on references to historical people in such works.Akechi Mitsuhide Akechi …

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  • 42 Agta (mythical creature) — Infobox Philippine mythology title = Agta description = Mythical creature gender = Male region = Philippines equivalent = KapreAn Agta (sometimes associated to Kapre ) is a Philippine mythical creature described as tall, brown, and hairy, and… …

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  • 43 St. Ambrose —     St. Ambrose     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Ambrose     Bishop of Milan from 374 to 397; born probably 340, at Trier, Arles, or Lyons; died 4 April, 397. He was one of the most illustrious Fathers and …

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  • 44 characteristic — 1. SYN: character. 2. Typical or distinctive of a particular disorder. receiver operating c. (ROC) a plot of the sensitivity of a diagnostic test as a function of nonspecificity (one minus the specificity). The ROC curve indicates the …

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  • 45 Mythology of Fringe — Fringe is an American science fiction drama television show from 2008 to the present. The show, created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci, is based on the Fringe subdivision of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, responsible for… …

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  • 46 Noah Worcester — (November 25, 1758 – October 31, 1837) was a Unitarian clergyman and a seminal figure in history of American pacifism. Contents 1 Life 2 Peace Activism 3 References 4 Publications …

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  • 47 characteristic — I. a. 1. Special, peculiar, distinctive. 2. In keeping with one s character, thoroughly illustrative. II. n. Peculiarity, marked feature, distinguishing trait …

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  • 48 characteristic — [kar΄ək tər is′tik, kar΄iktər is′tik] adj. [Gr charaktēristikos: see CHARACTER] of or constituting the special character; typical; distinctive [the characteristic odor of cabbage] n. 1. a distinguishing trait, feature, or quality; peculiarity 2.… …

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  • 49 distinctiveness — noun 1. a distinguishing trait • Syn: ↑peculiarity, ↑specialness, ↑specialty, ↑speciality • Derivationally related forms: ↑distinctive, ↑special (for: ↑ …

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  • 50 specialness — noun 1. a distinguishing trait • Syn: ↑peculiarity, ↑specialty, ↑speciality, ↑distinctiveness • Derivationally related forms: ↑distinctive (for: ↑distinctiveness), ↑ …

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  • 51 Porsche 914 — Distinguishing Marks During the evolution of the model, certain characteristics of the car changed. An observer can use those traits to indicate which year a particular 914 model was made. The most distinguishable trait are the bumpers. Between… …

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  • 52 Alexithymia — (pronEng|əˌlɛksəˈθaɪmiə) from the Greek words λεξις and θυμος (literally without words for emotions ) is a term coined by Peter Sifneos in 1973Bar On Parker (2000), pp. 40–59] Taylor (1997), pp. 28–31] to describe a state of deficiency in… …

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  • 53 Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …

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  • 54 Color blindness — Colorblind and Colourblind redirect here. For other uses, see Colorblind (disambiguation). Color blindness or color deficiency Classification and external resources An 1895 illustration of normal vision and various kinds of color blindness …

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  • 55 quality — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. attribute, property; excellence; trait, characteristic; status, brand, grade; nobility, gentility. See attribution, feeling, intrinsic, speciality. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A characteristic] Syn.… …

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  • 56 Darwinian anthropology — describes an approach to anthropological analysis which employs various theories from darwinian evolutionary biology. Whilst there are a number of areas of research that can come under this broad description (Marks, 2004)[1] some specific… …

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  • 57 characteristic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. distinctive, typical, peculiar. n. quality, trait, mark, lineament, feature, peculiarity, attribute, distinction. See indication, speciality, attribution, intrinsic. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn.… …

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  • 58 Item response theory — In psychometrics, item response theory (IRT) is a body of theory describing the application of mathematical models to data from questionnaires and tests as a basis for measuring abilities, attitudes, or other variables. It is used for statistical …

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  • 59 heredity — /heuh red i tee/, n., pl. heredities. Biol. 1. the transmission of genetic characters from parents to offspring: it is dependent upon the segregation and recombination of genes during meiosis and fertilization and results in the genesis of a new… …

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  • 60 Primate — This article is about the type of animal. For other uses, see Primate (disambiguation). Primates[1] Temporal range: Late Paleocene–recent …

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