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  • 161Energy tower (disambiguation) — Energy tower may refer to:*electricity power generation by downdraft created by evaporation of water sprayed at the top of a tall hollow cylinder, see Energy tower (downdraft) *solar power plant technology using mirrors, see Solar power tower… …

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  • 162Thomas Hancock (inventor) — Infobox Engineer image size = 200px caption = name = Thomas Hancock nationality = English birth date = 8 May 1786 birth place = Marlborough, England death date = 26 March 1865 death place = London education = spouse = parents = children =… …

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  • 163coleoptile — Closed hollow cylinder or sheath of leaf like tissue surrounding and protecting the plumule (shoot axis and young leaves) in grass seedlings …

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  • 164coleorhiza — Closed hollow cylinder or sheath of leaf like tissue surrounding and protecting the radicle (young root) in grass seedlings …

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  • 165hole saw — n. a hollow cylinder with teeth on the bottom edge attached by means of a bit, as to a portable electric drill, and used for cutting circles * * * …

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  • 166cell — cell1 cell like, adj. /sel/, n. 1. a small room, as in a convent or prison. 2. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. 3. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the… …

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  • 167centrifugal box — Textiles. a revolving chamber, used in the spinning of manufactured filaments, in which the plastic fibers, subjected to centrifugal force, are slightly twisted and emerge in the form of yarn wound into the shape of a hollow cylinder. Also called …

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  • 168Cong — /kong/, n. Informal. Vietcong. [by shortening] * * * ▪ Chinese art Wade Giles romanization  ts ung         Chinese jade form begun in the late Neolithic Period, it diminished after the Shang (18th–12th century BC) and Zhou (1111–256/255 BC)… …

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  • 169magnetism — /mag ni tiz euhm/, n. 1. the properties of attraction possessed by magnets; the molecular properties common to magnets. 2. the agency producing magnetic phenomena. 3. the science dealing with magnetic phenomena. 4. strong attractive power or… …

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  • 170relay race — Sports. a race between two or more teams of contestants, each contestant being relieved by a teammate after running part of the distance. Cf. medley relay. [1895 1900] * * * Race between teams in which each team member successively covers a… …

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  • 171test tube — a hollow cylinder of thin glass with one end closed, used in chemical and biological experimentation and analysis. [1840 50] * * * …

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  • 172Chinese jade —       any of the carved jade objects produced in China from the Neolithic Period (c. 3000–2000 BC) onward. The Chinese have historically regarded carved jade objects as intrinsically valuable, and they metaphorically equated jade with human… …

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  • 173treadwheel — ▪ punishment also known as  treadmill  or  “everlasting staircase”        a penal appliance introduced in 1818 by the British engineer Sir William Cubitt (1785–1861) as a means of usefully employing convicts. Designed in some cases to handle as… …

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  • 174fistular — adjective Tube like; resembling a hollow cylinder; like a pipe; (or having parts of this form) …

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  • 175tympan — noun a) a piece of cloth padding placed under the platen of a letterpress to distribute the pressure on the sheet being printed b) the stretched membrane of a …

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  • 176vision — The act of seeing. SEE ALSO: sight. [L. visio, fr. video, pp. visus, to see] achromatic v. SYN: achromatopsia. binocular v. v. with a single image, by both eyes simultaneously. blue v. SYN: cyanopsia. central v. v. stimulated by an object imaged… …

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  • 177Diopter sight — Target shooting diopter of a 10 metre air rifle with a mounted occluder for the non aiming eye The diopter is an aperture sight component used to assist the aiming of a guns/devices, usually those intended to launch projectiles, such as firearms …

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  • 178mailing tube — UK US noun [C] ► COMMUNICATIONS a long hollow cylinder, usually made of paper or cardboard, used to contain and protect large documents sent by mail: »Each kit includes supplies to help students create original billboard designs, such as a… …

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  • 179heater probe — a hollow cylinder with an inner coil for transferring heat to compress tissue and stop bleeding …

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  • 180Flageul — This interesting and unusual surname is of early medieval French origin, and is an occupational name for a flageolet player. The surname derives from the Old French flag(e)ol, flajol , a flageolet, a small musical wind instrument, consisting of a …

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