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  • 181Parallax of the cross wires — Parallax Par al*lax, n. [Gr. ? alternation, the mutual inclination of two lines forming an angle, fr. ? to change a little, go aside, deviate; para beside, beyond + ? to change: cf. F. parallaxe. Cf. {Parallel}.] 1. The apparent displacement, or… …

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  • 182Stellar parallax — Parallax Par al*lax, n. [Gr. ? alternation, the mutual inclination of two lines forming an angle, fr. ? to change a little, go aside, deviate; para beside, beyond + ? to change: cf. F. parallaxe. Cf. {Parallel}.] 1. The apparent displacement, or… …

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  • 183Temple in Jerusalem — Main articles: Solomon s Temple, Second Temple, and Third Temple A model of Herod s Temple adjacent to the Shrine of the Book exhibit at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem …

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  • 184sun — sunlike, adj. /sun/, n., v., sunned, sunning. n. 1. (often cap.) the star that is the central body of the solar system, around which the planets revolve and from which they receive light and heat: its mean distance from the earth is about 93… …

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  • 185natural object — noun an object occurring naturally; not made by man • Ant: ↑artifact • Hypernyms: ↑whole, ↑unit • Hyponyms: ↑cocoon, ↑body, ↑organic structure, ↑ …

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  • 186Seven Great Demon Lords — (七大魔王 Nanadai Maō) The Seven Great Demon Lords (七大魔王, Nan …

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  • 187Altairion — The Altairion is a fictional robot in the Super Robot Wars series. It appears as a playable unit in the 2nd Super Robot Wars Alpha and the 3rd Super Robot Wars Alpha, and is one of two component machines that combines to form the Hyperion. The… …

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  • 188Uranus — This article is about the planet. For other uses, see Uranus (disambiguation). Uranus   …

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  • 189atmosphere — atmosphereless, adj. /at meuhs fear /, n., v., atmosphered, atmosphering. n. 1. the gaseous envelope surrounding the earth; the air. 2. this medium at a given place. 3. Astron. the gaseous envelope surrounding a heavenly body. 4. Chem. any… …

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  • 190planet — /ˈplænət / (say planuht) –noun 1. Astronomy a. a celestial body revolving around the sun and visible by its reflected light, large enough to exert sufficient gravity on itself to achieve a rounded shape, and to clear its orbit of all asteroids,… …

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  • 191hour angle — noun 1. the angular distance along the celestial equator from the observer s meridian to the hour circle of a given celestial body (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑distance 2. (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial point measured westward along… …

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  • 192circle of position — navigation : a circle on the earth whose center is the point directly under a celestial body and whose radius is the zenith distance of the celestial body, the observer s location being somewhere on this circle compare sumner line * * * circle of …

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  • 193Circle of perpetual occultation — Occultation Oc cul*ta tion, n. [L. occultatio a hiding, fr. occultare, v. intens. of occulere: cf. F. occultation. See {Occult}.] 1. (Astron.) The hiding of a heavenly body from sight by the intervention of some other of the heavenly bodies;… …

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  • 194Ephemerides — Ephemeris E*phem e*ris, n.; pl. {Ephemerides}. [L., a diary, Gr. ?, also, a calendar, fr. ?. See {Ephemera}.] 1. A diary; a journal. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) (a) A publication giving the computed places of the heavenly bodies for each… …

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  • 195Ephemeris — E*phem e*ris, n.; pl. {Ephemerides}. [L., a diary, Gr. ?, also, a calendar, fr. ?. See {Ephemera}.] 1. A diary; a journal. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) (a) A publication giving the computed places of the heavenly bodies for each day of the… …

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  • 196Occultation — Oc cul*ta tion, n. [L. occultatio a hiding, fr. occultare, v. intens. of occulere: cf. F. occultation. See {Occult}.] 1. (Astron.) The hiding of a heavenly body from sight by the intervention of some other of the heavenly bodies; applied… …

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  • 197John Harrison — Infobox Scientist name = John Harrison |300px image width = 260px caption = P.L. Tassaert s half tone print of Thomas King s original 1767 portrait of John Harrison, located at the Science and Society Picture Library, London birth date = birth… …

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  • 198The Mechanical Universe — Infobox Television show name = The Mechanical Universe caption = format = Physics camera = picture format = audio format = runtime = creator = Dr. James F. Blinn developer = producer = executive producer = starring = Dr. David Goodstein narrated …

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  • 199orb — orbless, adj. orblike, adj. /awrb/, n. 1. a sphere or globe: a Christmas tree hung with brightly colored orbs. 2. the eyeball or eye: He looks with blind orbs on an indifferent world. 3. any of the heavenly bodies, as the sun or moon: He lay on… …

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  • 200Magi — • The wise men from the East who came to adore Jesus in Bethlehem (Matthew 2) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Magi     Magi     † …

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