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  • 141Southing — South ing (?; 277), n. 1. Tendency or progress southward; as, the southing of the sun. Emerson. [1913 Webster] 2. The time at which the moon, or other heavenly body, passes the meridian of a place. [1913 Webster] 3. (Astron.) Distance of any… …

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  • 142To keep one's 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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  • 143Zenith 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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  • 144Jyotiṣa — IAST|Jyotiṣa (Sanskrit IAST|jyotiṣa , from IAST|jyótis light, heavenly body : also spelled Jyotish and Jyotisha in English) is the ancient Indian system of astronomy and astrology (also known as Indian astrology, Hindu astrology, and of late,… …

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  • 145GWR Sun Class — The Great Western Railway Sun Class 2 2 2 broad gauge steam locomotives for passenger train work. This class was introduced into service between April 1840 and January 1842, and withdrawn between January 1864 and June 1879.A smaller wheeled… …

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  • 146Selûne — in universe subject = a described object = a fictional deity category = Forgotten Realms Deity|fgcolor=#fff bgcolor=#000 fgcolor=#fff name=Selûne title=Our Lady of Silver, the Moonmaiden home=Gates of the Moon power=Intermediate alignment=Chaotic …

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  • 147South Devon Railway Comet class — Infobox Locomotive name=South Devon Railway Comet Class powertype=Steam whytetype=4 4 0ST driversize=5 ft 9 in leadingsize=3 ft 6 in wheelbase=17 ft 9 in cylindersize=17 in dia times; 24 in stroke railroad=South Devon Railway railroadclass=Comet… …

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  • 148Planet Satellite — infobox Aircraft name = Satellite type = Light aircraft manufacturer = Planet Aircraft Ltd. caption =Planet Satellite during testing designer =Major Dundas Heenan first flight = April 1949 introduced =Cancelled retired =1958 produced = number… …

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  • 149Firth Helicopter — infobox Aircraft name = FH 01/4 type = Helicopter manufacturer = Firth Helicopters Ltd. caption =Firth Helicopter during construction designer =Major Dundas Heenan first flight = introduced =Cancelled retired =1954 produced = number built = 1… …

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  • 150Two Sphere Universe — The Two Sphere Universe is a term coined by Thomas Samuel Kuhn, in his book The Copernican Revolution .The two sphere universe is a conception of the astronomical heavens by ancient Greece. It was one of several conceptions of the universe and… …

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  • 151Shen (clam-monster) — In Chinese mythology, the shen or chen (zh cpwl|c=蜃|p= shèn or chèn |w= shen or ch en |l=large clam) is a shapeshifting dragon or sea monster believed to create mirages.MeaningsChinese classic texts use the word shen to mean a large shellfish… …

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  • 152chronology — /kreuh nol euh jee/, n., pl. chronologies. 1. the sequential order in which past events occur. 2. a statement of this order. 3. the science of arranging time in periods and ascertaining the dates and historical order of past events. 4. a… …

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  • 153equator — /i kway teuhr/, n. 1. the great circle on a sphere or heavenly body whose plane is perpendicular to the axis, equidistant everywhere from the two poles of the sphere or heavenly body. 2. the great circle of the earth that is equidistant from the… …

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  • 154quadrature — /kwod reuh cheuhr, choor /, n. 1. the act of squaring. 2. Math. a. the act or process of finding a square equal in area to a given surface, esp. a surface bounded by a curve. b. the act or process of finding an area or calculating an integral,… …

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  • 155The Chi-Lites — Pays d’origine États Unis (Chicago) Genre musical Soul Années d activité Depuis 1960 Labels Brunswick Records Mercury Records Site officiel …

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  • 156star — I n. heavenly body 1) a bright star 2) a falling, shooting star 3) the evening; morning; north star 4) a distant star 5) stars shine, twinkle prominent performer 6) a baseball; basketball; box office; film, movie (AE); football; guest; rugby;… …

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  • 157revolution — rev•o•lu•tion [[t]ˌrɛv əˈlu ʃən[/t]] n. 1) gov a complete and forcible overthrow and replacement of an established government or political system by the people governed 2) soc a sudden, complete, or radical change in something: a revolution in… …

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  • 158epicycle — /ˈɛpisaɪkəl/ (say epeesuykuhl) noun 1. a small circle tracked by a heavenly body, the centre of which moves round on the circumference of a larger circle tracked by another heavenly body, used in Ptolemaic astronomy to account for observed… …

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  • 159latitude — /ˈlætətjud / (say latuhtyoohd), / tʃud/ (say choohd) noun 1. Geography a. the angular distance north or south from the equator of a point on the earth s surface, measured on the meridian of the point: Canberra has a latitude of 35°17 S and a… …

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  • 160parallax — /ˈpærəlæks / (say paruhlaks) noun 1. a misalignment in the comparison of two locations due to the relative position of the observer. 2. diurnal parallax or geocentric parallax, the apparent displacement of a heavenly body due to its being… …

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