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  • 81Gravity turn — A gravity turn or zero lift turn is a maneuver (see trajectory optimization) used in launching a spacecraft into, or descending from, an orbit around a celestial body such as a planet or a moon. This launch trajectory offers two main advantages… …

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  • 822007 New Mexico Bowl — NCAAFootballSingleGameHeader Name=2007 New Mexico Bowl Date=December 22, 2007 Year=2007 Home School=University of New Mexico Home Name Short=New Mexico Home Nickname=Lobos Home Record=8 4 Home Home Coaches= Home BCS= Home Coach=Rocky Long… …

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  • 83List of Raven challenges — This article details the many challenges that have been present over the seven series of Raven, the children s game show series.The many tasks and feats in which the warriors have to compete vary from series to series, some having been tweaked… …

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  • 841996 San Francisco 49ers season — NFL season team = San Francisco 49ers year = 1996 record = 12 4 division place =2nd, NFC West coach = George Seifert stadium = 3Com Park playoffs = Lost NFC Divisional PlayoffThe 1996 San Francisco 49ers season was the team s 50th since its… …

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  • 85Opes Prime — Group Limited was an Australian securities lending and stockbroking firm which suffered a dramatic collapse in 2008. Contents 1 Overview 2 Criminal Charges 3 Committal Proceedings …

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  • 86Kura Kaupapa Māori — are Māori language immersion schools (kura) where the philosophy and practice reflect Māori cultural values with the aim of revitalising Māori language, knowledge and culture. The term Kaupapa Māori is used popularly by Māori to mean any… …

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  • 87Austrian legislative election, 2008 — Infobox Election election name = Austrian legislative election, 2008 country = Austria type = parliamentary ongoing = no previous election = Austrian legislative election, 2006 previous year = 2006 previous MPs = next election = next year = seats …

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  • 88Ion — Cation and Anion redirect here. For the particle physics/quantum computing concept, see Anyon. For other uses, see Ion (disambiguation). Hydrogen atom (center) contains a single proton and a single electron. Removal of the electron gives a cation …

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  • 89chess — chess1 /ches/, n. a game played by two persons, each with 16 pieces, on a chessboard. [1150 1200; ME < OF esches, pl. of eschec CHECK1] chess2 /ches/, n., pl. chess, chesses. one of the planks forming the roadway of a floating bridge. [1425 75;&#8230; …

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  • 90china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 91China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 92Comoros — /kom euh rohz /, n. Federal and Islamic Republic of the, a republic comprising three of the Comoro Islands (Grand Comoro, Mohéli, and Anjouan): a former overseas territory of France; declared independence 1975. 589,797; 719 sq. mi. (1862 sq. km) …

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  • 93japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,&#8230; …

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  • 94Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the&#8230; …

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  • 95Sweden — /sweed n/, n. a kingdom in N Europe, in the E part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. 8,946,193; 173,732 sq. mi. (449,964 sq. km). Cap.: Stockholm. Swedish, Sverige. * * * Sweden Introduction Sweden Background: A military power during the 17th&#8230; …

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  • 96United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with&#8230; …

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  • 97Ice Skating — ▪ 2009 Introduction Figure Skating.        Canada came away as the biggest winner at the 2008 International Skating Union (ISU) world figure skating championships, held in March in Göteborg, Swed., by capturing a gold, a silver, and a bronze&#8230; …

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  • 98Czechoslovak history — Introduction       history of the region comprising the historical lands of Bohemia, Moravia, and Slovakia from prehistoric times through their federation, under the name Czechoslovakia, during 1918–92. With the dissolution of the Czechoslovak&#8230; …

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  • 99Latin America, history of — Introduction       history of the region from the pre Columbian period and including colonization by the Spanish and Portuguese beginning in the 15th century, the 19th century wars of independence, and developments to the end of World War II.&#8230; …

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  • 100Indulgences — • A remission of the temporal punishment due to sin, the guilt of which has been forgiven Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Indulgences     Indulgences      …

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