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  • 41Barrel of the ear — Barrel Bar rel (b[a^]r r[e^]l), n.[OE. barel, F. baril, prob. fr. barre bar. Cf. {Barricade}.] 1. A round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads;… …

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  • 42Barrel organ — Barrel Bar rel (b[a^]r r[e^]l), n.[OE. barel, F. baril, prob. fr. barre bar. Cf. {Barricade}.] 1. A round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads;… …

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  • 43Barrel vault — Barrel Bar rel (b[a^]r r[e^]l), n.[OE. barel, F. baril, prob. fr. barre bar. Cf. {Barricade}.] 1. A round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads;… …

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  • 44Capacitance — Electromagnetism Electricity · …

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  • 45cholla — /chohl yah, yeuh/; Sp. /chaw yah/, n., pl. chollas /chohl yahz, yeuhz/; Sp. /chaw yahs/. any of several spiny treelike cacti belonging to the genus Opuntia, esp. O. fulgida of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having knobby outgrowths and yellow… …

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  • 46pencil drawing — Drawing executed with a pencil, an instrument made of graphite enclosed in a wood casing. Though graphite was mined in the 16th century, its use by artists is not known before the 17th century. In the 17th–18th century, graphite was used… …

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  • 47tube — n. channel within a body 1) bronchial; Eustachian; Fallopian tubes rubber casing 2) an inner tube hollow cylinder 3) an electron; picture, television; test tube 4) a vacuum tube (AE; BE has valve) 5) (slang) the boob tube ( television ) * * *… …

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  • 48drum — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a a percussion instrument or toy made of a hollow cylinder or hemisphere covered at one or both ends with stretched skin or parchment and sounded by striking (bass drum; kettledrum). b (often in pl.) a drummer or a percussion… …

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  • 49Cryptex — Replica cryptex: prize from Google Da Vinci Code Quest Contest The word cryptex is a neologism coined by the author Dan Brown for his 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code, denoting a portable vault used to hide secret messages. It is a combi …

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  • 50Edward Wright (mathematician) — For the 20th century mathematician, see Edward Maitland Wright. Edward Wright Title page of the first edition of Wright s Certaine Errors in Navigation (1599) …

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  • 51Little Boy — Infobox Weapon name= Little Boy caption= A post war Little Boy model. origin= United States type= Nuclear weapon is explosive=yes designer= design date= manufacturer= unit cost= production date= number= weight= 8,818.49 lbs. 4,000 kg length= 9.84 …

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  • 52Operation Crossroads — Coordinates: 11°36′N 165°30′E / 11.6°N 165.5°E / 11.6; 165.5 …

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  • 53Energy tower (downdraft) — An energy tower is a method for producing electrical power for consumer consumption, the brainchild of Dr. Phillip Carlson,ref|Carlson which has been expanded upon by Professor Dan Zaslavsky from the Technion.ref|ET brochure An energy tower… …

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  • 54Linear actuator — TOC A linear actuator is a device that develops force and motion, from an available energy source, in a linear manner, as opposed to rotationally like an electric motor. There are various methods of achieving this linear motion. Several different …

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  • 55Gauss' law for gravity — In physics, Gauss law for gravity, also known as Gauss flux theorem for gravity, is a law of physics which is essentially equivalent to Newton s law of universal gravitation. Its form is mathematically similar to Gauss law for electricity; in… …

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  • 56pipe — pipe1 pipeless, adj. pipelike, adj. /puyp/, n., v., piped, piping. n. 1. a hollow cylinder of metal, wood, or other material, used for the conveyance of water, gas, steam, petroleum, etc. 2. a tube of wood, clay, hard rubber, or other material,… …

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  • 57tube — noun 1》 a long, hollow cylinder used for conveying or holding liquids or gases.     ↘a long flexible metal or plastic container sealed at one end and with a cap at the other.     ↘material forming tubes. 2》 Anatomy, Zoology, & Botany a hollow… …

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  • 58pis´ton|like´ — pis|ton «PIHS tuhn», noun. 1. a disk or short cylinder of wood or metal, fitting closely inside a tube or hollow cylinder in which it is moved back and forth by some force, such as the pressure of steam. A piston receives or transmits motion by… …

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  • 59pis|ton — «PIHS tuhn», noun. 1. a disk or short cylinder of wood or metal, fitting closely inside a tube or hollow cylinder in which it is moved back and forth by some force, such as the pressure of steam. A piston receives or transmits motion by means of… …

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  • 60Angle 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… …

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