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  • 61epistemology — epistemological /i pis teuh meuh loj i keuhl/, adj. epistemologically, adv. epistemologist, n. /i pis teuh mol euh jee/, n. a branch of philosophy that investigates the origin, nature, methods, and limits of human knowledge. [1855 60; < Gk&#8230; …

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  • 62Oliver Goodall — Born May 28, 1922 Died October 30, 2010(2010 10 30) (aged&#160;88) Allegiance United States of America …

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  • 63star — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sun, celestial body; pentagram, asterisk; prima donna, primo uomo, leading man or lady, chief performer; destiny; planet. See indication, drama, repute. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A luminous heavenly&#8230; …

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  • 64Orb — Orb, n. [F. orbe, fr. L. orbis circle, orb. Cf. {Orbit}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A spherical body; a globe; especially, one of the celestial spheres; a sun, planet, or star. [1913 Webster] In the small orb of one particular tear. Shak. [1913 Webster]&#8230; …

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  • 65Jesus in Christianity — Jesus (on the left) is being identified by John the Baptist as the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world , in John 1:29 …

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  • 66Kolob — Detail of Joseph Smith Hypocephalus, which according to Joseph Smith, Jr. contains a representation of Kolob (reference numeral 1). According to Egyptologists, this depicts an Egyptian creation god. Kolob is a star or planet described in Mormon&#8230; …

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  • 67End time — End time, End times, or End of days are the eschatological writings in the three Abrahamic religions and in doomsday scenarios in various other non Abrahamic religions. In Abrahamic religions, End times are often depicted as a time of tribulation …

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  • 68Cosmology in medieval Islam — Islamic cosmology refers to cosmology in Islamic societies. It is mainly derived from the Qur an, Hadith, Sunnah, and current Islamic as well as other pre Islamic sources. The Qur an itself mentions seven heavens[1] and a vast universe sustained&#8230; …

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  • 69Angle of refraction — Refraction Re*frac tion (r?*fr?k sh?n), n. [F. r[ e]fraction.] 1. The act of refracting, or the state of being refracted. [1913 Webster] 2. The change in the direction of ray of light, heat, or the like, when it enters obliquely a medium of a&#8230; …

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  • 70Conical refraction — Refraction Re*frac tion (r?*fr?k sh?n), n. [F. r[ e]fraction.] 1. The act of refracting, or the state of being refracted. [1913 Webster] 2. The change in the direction of ray of light, heat, or the like, when it enters obliquely a medium of a&#8230; …

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  • 71declination — Refraction Re*frac tion (r?*fr?k sh?n), n. [F. r[ e]fraction.] 1. The act of refracting, or the state of being refracted. [1913 Webster] 2. The change in the direction of ray of light, heat, or the like, when it enters obliquely a medium of a&#8230; …

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  • 72Differential refraction — Refraction Re*frac tion (r?*fr?k sh?n), n. [F. r[ e]fraction.] 1. The act of refracting, or the state of being refracted. [1913 Webster] 2. The change in the direction of ray of light, heat, or the like, when it enters obliquely a medium of a&#8230; …

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  • 73Double refraction — Refraction Re*frac tion (r?*fr?k sh?n), n. [F. r[ e]fraction.] 1. The act of refracting, or the state of being refracted. [1913 Webster] 2. The change in the direction of ray of light, heat, or the like, when it enters obliquely a medium of a&#8230; …

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  • 74Geocentric longitude — Longitude Lon gi*tude, n. [F., fr. L. longitudo, fr. longus long.] 1. Length; measure or distance along the longest line; distinguished from {breadth} or {thickness}; as, the longitude of a room; rare now, except in a humorous sense. Sir H.&#8230; …

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  • 75Heliocentric longitude — Longitude Lon gi*tude, n. [F., fr. L. longitudo, fr. longus long.] 1. Length; measure or distance along the longest line; distinguished from {breadth} or {thickness}; as, the longitude of a room; rare now, except in a humorous sense. Sir H.&#8230; …

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  • 76Index of refraction — Refraction Re*frac tion (r?*fr?k sh?n), n. [F. r[ e]fraction.] 1. The act of refracting, or the state of being refracted. [1913 Webster] 2. The change in the direction of ray of light, heat, or the like, when it enters obliquely a medium of a&#8230; …

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  • 77Longitude — Lon gi*tude, n. [F., fr. L. longitudo, fr. longus long.] 1. Length; measure or distance along the longest line; distinguished from {breadth} or {thickness}; as, the longitude of a room; rare now, except in a humorous sense. Sir H. Wotton. [1913&#8230; …

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  • 78longitude — Refraction Re*frac tion (r?*fr?k sh?n), n. [F. r[ e]fraction.] 1. The act of refracting, or the state of being refracted. [1913 Webster] 2. The change in the direction of ray of light, heat, or the like, when it enters obliquely a medium of a&#8230; …

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  • 79Longitude stars — Longitude Lon gi*tude, n. [F., fr. L. longitudo, fr. longus long.] 1. Length; measure or distance along the longest line; distinguished from {breadth} or {thickness}; as, the longitude of a room; rare now, except in a humorous sense. Sir H.&#8230; …

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  • 80Refraction — Re*frac tion (r?*fr?k sh?n), n. [F. r[ e]fraction.] 1. The act of refracting, or the state of being refracted. [1913 Webster] 2. The change in the direction of ray of light, heat, or the like, when it enters obliquely a medium of a different&#8230; …

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