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  • 141Atmospheric electricity — is the regular diurnal variations of the Earth s atmospheric electromagnetic network (or, more broadly, any planet s electrical system in its layer of gases). The Earth’s surface, the ionosphere, and the atmosphere is known as the global… …

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  • 142Universe — • Presents a history of astronomy Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Universe     Systems of the Universe     † …

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  • 143Daily — Dai ly (d[=a] l[y^]), a. [AS. d[ae]gl[=i]c; d[ae]g day + l[=i]c like. See {Day}.] Happening, or belonging to, each successive day; diurnal; as, daily labor; a daily bulletin. [1913 Webster] Give us this day our daily bread. Matt. vi. 11. [1913… …

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  • 144Contrail — Vapor Trail redirects here. For other uses, see Vapor Trail (disambiguation). For other uses, see Contrail (disambiguation). Cirrus aviaticus Contrails from a S7 Airlines Tupolev Tu 154M …

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  • 145Nocturnality — Owls are well known for being nocturnal, although some owls are active during the day. Nocturnality is an animal behavior characterized by activity during the night and sleeping during the day. The common adjective is nocturnal . Nocturnal… …

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  • 146Naultinus — grayii Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …

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  • 147William Forsell Kirby — (January 14, 1844 November 20, 1912 [ Who s Who 1914 , p. xxii] ) was an English entomologist and folklorist.Born in Leicester, he was educated privately, and became interested in butterflies and moths at an early age. He published a small Manual …

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  • 148Chronotype — Not to be confused with Chronotope. v · d …

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  • 149GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY — Names The name Ereẓ Israel (the Land of Israel) designates the land which, according to the Bible was promised as an inheritance to the Israelite tribes. In the course of time it came to be regarded first by the Jews and then also by the… …

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  • 150Aberration of light — Light from location 1 will appear to be coming from location 2 for a moving telescope due to the finite speed of light, a phenomenon known as the aberration of light. The aberration of light (also referred to as astronomical aberration or stellar …

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  • 151Parallax — For other uses, see Parallax (disambiguation). A simplified illustration of the parallax of an object against a distant background due to a perspective shift. When viewed from Viewpoint A , the object appears to be in front of the blue square.… …

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  • 152Owl — For other uses, see Owl (disambiguation). Owl Temporal range: Late Paleocene–Recent …

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  • 153Yarkovsky effect — The Yarkovsky effect is a force acting on a rotating body in space caused by the anisotropic emission of thermal photons, which carry momentum. It is usually considered in relation to meteoroids or small asteroids (about 10 cm to 10 km in… …

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  • 154Sonoma County, California — For the wine region, see Sonoma County wine. County of Sonoma   County   Lake Sonoma …

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  • 155Urinary incontinence — Classification and external resources ICD 10 N39.3 N39.4, R32 …

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  • 156Melatonin — Not to be confused with Melanin or Melanotan. Melatonin Systematic (IUPAC) name …

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  • 157Geomantic figures — The sixteen geomantic figures. The 16 geomantic figures are the primary symbols used in the art of divinatory geomancy. Each geomantic figure represents a certain state of the world or the mind, and can be interpreted in various ways based upon… …

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  • 158Ruffed lemur — Taxobox name = Ruffed lemursMSW3 Groves|pages=Varecia|id=12100059] image caption = Black and white Ruffed Lemur ( Varecia variegata ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Primates subordo = Strepsirrhini familia =… …

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  • 159List of illuminated manuscripts — This is a list of illuminated manuscripts. 2nd century *Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, cod. suppl. gr. 1294 (Romance Papyrus) 3rd century *Oxford, Sackler Library, Oxyrhynchus Pap. 2331 (Heracles Papyrus) 4th century *Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu… …

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  • 160Astrology of sect — Sect is an ancient astrological concept in which the seven traditional planets (including the Sun, the Moon and the five starry planets) are assigned to two different categories: diurnal or nocturnal sect. Diurnal planets are more comfortable and …

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