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  • 81Refraction circle — 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… …

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  • 82Refraction of latitude — 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… …

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  • 83right ascension — 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… …

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  • 84Terrestrial 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… …

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  • 85Giordano Bruno — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = Renaissance philosophy color = #B0C4DE name = Giordano Bruno birth = 1548, Nola, Campania, Spanish Kingdom of Naples death = February 17, 1600 (aged age|1548|0|0|1600|2|17), Rome main… …

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  • 86The Birth of Venus (Botticelli) — The Birth of Venus Artist Sandro Botticelli Year c. 1486 Type tempera on canvas Dimensions …

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  • 87B-25 Mitchell survivors — North American B 25 Survivors highlights the history of many well known flying and static displayed B 25 Mitchells in the United States. A list is also provided of other B 25s on display around the world; including location, model and serial… …

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  • 88ephemeris — /i fem euhr is/, n., pl. ephemerides /ef euh mer i deez /. 1. a table showing the positions of a heavenly body on a number of dates in a regular sequence. 2. an astronomical almanac containing such tables. 3. Archaic. an almanac or calendar.… …

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  • 89sphere — sphereless, adj. spherelike, adj. /sfear/, n., v., sphered, sphering. n. 1. Geom. a. a solid geometric figure generated by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter; a round body whose surface is at all points equidistant from the center …

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  • 90orbit — or·bit || É”rbɪt / ɔːb n. course of planets or satellites around another heavenly body; path of protons or electrons circling the nucleus of an atom; usual course of activity; orb v. rotate around a heavenly body on a set course (Astronomy);… …

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  • 91orbited — or·bit || É”rbɪt / ɔːb n. course of planets or satellites around another heavenly body; path of protons or electrons circling the nucleus of an atom; usual course of activity; orb v. rotate around a heavenly body on a set course (Astronomy);… …

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  • 92orbiting — adj. moving in a route around, moving in a course around or·bit || É”rbɪt / ɔːb n. course of planets or satellites around another heavenly body; path of protons or electrons circling the nucleus of an atom; usual course of activity; orb v.… …

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  • 93orbits — or·bit || É”rbɪt / ɔːb n. course of planets or satellites around another heavenly body; path of protons or electrons circling the nucleus of an atom; usual course of activity; orb v. rotate around a heavenly body on a set course (Astronomy);… …

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  • 94sphere — [[t]sfɪər[/t]] n. v. sphered, spher•ing 1) math. a) a solid geometric figure generated by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter; a round body whose surface is at all points equidistant from the center b) the surface of such a figure;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 95star — /sta / (say stah) noun 1. any of the heavenly bodies appearing as apparently fixed luminous points in the sky at night. 2. Astronomy any of the self luminous bodies outside the solar system, as distinguished from planets, comets, and meteors. The …

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  • 96artificial globe — Globe Globe (gl[=o]b), n. [L. globus, perh. akin to L. glomus a ball of yarn, and E. clump, golf: cf. F. globe.] 1. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere.… …

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  • 97Cynara Scolymus — Globe Globe (gl[=o]b), n. [L. globus, perh. akin to L. glomus a ball of yarn, and E. clump, golf: cf. F. globe.] 1. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere.… …

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  • 98G globosa — Globe Globe (gl[=o]b), n. [L. globus, perh. akin to L. glomus a ball of yarn, and E. clump, golf: cf. F. globe.] 1. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere.… …

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  • 99Globe — (gl[=o]b), n. [L. globus, perh. akin to L. glomus a ball of yarn, and E. clump, golf: cf. F. globe.] 1. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere. [1913… …

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  • 100Globe amaranth — Globe Globe (gl[=o]b), n. [L. globus, perh. akin to L. glomus a ball of yarn, and E. clump, golf: cf. F. globe.] 1. A round or spherical body, solid or hollow; a body whose surface is in every part equidistant from the center; a ball; a sphere.… …

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