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  • 121Race of Jesus — The race of Jesus has been a subject of debate since at least the 19th century. The physical appearance of Jesus of Nazareth was debated by theologians from early on in the history of Christianity, though with no explicit emphasis on… …

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  • 122Astronomers Reclassify Pluto as a Dwarf Planet — ▪ 2007  “What s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other word would smell as sweet.” These lines, spoken about Romeo by Shakespeare s Juliet, encapsulated the debate that peaked in 2006 over the meaning of the word planet. The original… …

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  • 123sphere — /sfɪə / (say sfear) noun 1. a. a geometrical figure generated by the revolution of a semi circle about its diameter. b. a round body whose surface is at all points equidistant from the centre. 2. any rounded body approximately of this form; a… …

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  • 124annual parallax — noun the parallax of a celestial body using two points in the earth s orbit around the sun as the baseline • Syn: ↑heliocentric parallax • Hypernyms: ↑parallax • Hyponyms: ↑stellar parallax * * * noun …

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  • 125diurnal circle — noun : the apparent circle or parallel of declination described by a celestial body in consequence of the earth s rotation * * * Astron. the apparent circle described by a heavenly body as a result of one rotation by the earth. * * * diurnal… …

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  • 126sumner's method — noun Usage: usually capitalized S Etymology: after T. H. Sumner : a method of determining one s position on the earth in which two approximate latitudes or longitudes are assumed (as from the dead reckoning), the corresponding longitudes or… …

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  • 127zenith distance — noun or zenith angle : the angular distance of a celestial object from the zenith measured by the arc of a vertical circle intercepted between the object and the zenith : the complement of the altitude * * * Astron. the angular distance from the… …

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  • 128plan´et|like´ — plan|et «PLAN iht», noun. 1. a) also major planet, a large, round body in the solar system that moves around the sun in an elliptical path. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) defines a planet as an object that orbits the sun, is round,… …

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  • 129plan|et — «PLAN iht», noun. 1. a) also major planet, a large, round body in the solar system that moves around the sun in an elliptical path. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) defines a planet as an object that orbits the sun, is round, and that… …

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  • 130gravitation — gravitational, adj. gravitationally, adv. /grav i tay sheuhn/, n. 1. Physics. a. the force of attraction between any two masses. Cf. law of gravitation. b. an act or process caused by this force. 2. a sinking or falling …

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  • 131Resurrection of Jesus — Resurrection of Christ by Noel Coypel, 1700, using a hovering depiction of Jesus. Part of a series on the Death and resurrection of Jesus …

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  • 132List of Fairy Tail characters — Most of the recurring and prominent members of Fairy Tail. (From left to right: Mirajane, Elfman, Plue, Makarov, Gray, Lucy, Happy, Natsu, Loke and Cana) The Fairy Tail manga and anime series hosts an extensive cast of characters created by Hiro… …

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  • 133Tunguska event — The Tunguska Event, or Tunguska explosion, was a powerful explosion that occurred near the Podkamennaya (Lower Stony) Tunguska River in what is now Krasnoyarsk Krai of Russia, at around 7:14 a.m. [P. Farinella, L. Foschini, Ch. Froeschl eacute;,… …

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  • 134Angular distance — Distance Dis tance, n. [F. distance, L. distantia.] 1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place. [1913 Webster] Every particle …

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  • 135Deferent — Def er*ent, n. 1. That which carries or conveys. [1913 Webster] Though air be the most favorable deferent of sounds. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. (Ptolemaic Astron.) An imaginary circle surrounding the earth, in whose periphery either the heavenly… …

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  • 136Distance — Dis tance, n. [F. distance, L. distantia.] 1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place. [1913 Webster] Every particle attracts …

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  • 137Lunar distance — Distance Dis tance, n. [F. distance, L. distantia.] 1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place. [1913 Webster] Every particle …

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  • 138Middle distance — Distance Dis tance, n. [F. distance, L. distantia.] 1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place. [1913 Webster] Every particle …

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  • 139North polar distance — Distance Dis tance, n. [F. distance, L. distantia.] 1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place. [1913 Webster] Every particle …

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  • 140Point of distance — Distance Dis tance, n. [F. distance, L. distantia.] 1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place. [1913 Webster] Every particle …

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