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  • 41Chemical biology — is a scientific discipline spanning the fields of chemistry and biology that involves the application of chemical techniques and tools, often compounds produced through synthetic chemistry, to the study and manipulation of biological systems.… …

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  • 42List of Universal Century technology — This is a list of fictional technology from the Universal Century timeline of the Gundam anime metaseries. Real Life History These technologies first debuted in Gundam Century , written by fans at that time, later endorsed by Sunrise and Bandai,… …

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  • 43Field artillery in the American Civil War — M1857 Napoleon at Stones River battlefield cemetery. Field artillery in the American Civil War refers to the important artillery weapons, equipment, and practices used by the Artillery branch to support the infantry and cavalry forces in the… …

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  • 44Comparison of the AK-47 and M16 — M16 (top) and AK 47 (bottom) assault rifles Firearm AK 47 M16A1 Manufacturer Izhmash ArmaLite, Colt …

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  • 45Naval weaponry of the People's Liberation Army Navy — The People s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is the naval branch of the People s Liberation Army (PLA), the armed forces of the People s Republic of China. The PLAN force consists of approx. 250,000 men and over a hundred major combat vessels,… …

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  • 46Tertiary education in Australia — Tertiary or higher education in Australia is made up of universities and other higher education institutions (called higher education providers). [http://www.dest.gov.au/sectors/higher education/] A higher education provider is a body that is… …

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  • 47National Do Not Call List — This article is about Canada s National Do Not Call List. For similar registries in other countries, see Do not call list (disambiguation). The Canadian National Do Not Call List logo. The National Do Not Call List (DNCL) allows residents of… …

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  • 48Mark to model — refers to the practice of pricing a position or portfolio at prices determined by financial models, in contrast to allowing the market to determine the price. Often the use of models is necessary where a market for the financial product is not… …

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  • 49defect — defectible, adj. defectibility, n. defectless, adj. n. /dee fekt, di fekt /; v. /di fekt /, n. 1. a shortcoming, fault, or imperfection: a defect in an argument; a defect in a machine. 2. lack or want, esp. of something essential to perfection or …

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  • 50luminescence — luminescent, adj. /looh meuh nes euhns/, n. 1. the emission of light not caused by incandescence and occurring at a temperature below that of incandescent bodies. 2. the light produced by such an emission. [1885 90; < L lumin (see LUMEN) +&#8230; …

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  • 51defect — de·fect / dē ˌfekt, di fekt/ n: something or a lack of something that results in incompleteness, inadequacy, or imperfection: as a: a flaw in something (as a product) esp. that creates an unreasonable risk of harm in its normal use see also&#8230; …

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  • 52deficiency — de·fi·cien·cy /di fi shən sē/ n pl cies: an amount that is lacking or inadequate: as a: the difference between the amount of tax owed and the amount of tax paid b: the difference between the amount owed under a security agreement and the amount&#8230; …

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  • 53Idealism (italian) and after — Italian idealism and after Gentile, Croce and others Giacomo Rinaldi INTRODUCTION The history of twentieth century Italian philosophy is strongly influenced both by the peculiar character of its evolution in the preceding century and by&#8230; …

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  • 54blemish — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. flaw, defect, imperfection; spot, taint, mark; smear, smudge. v. disfigure, mar; bruise, rot; stain, spot; injure, hurt; sully, disgrace, tarnish. See uncleanness, ugliness, deterioration, disrepute.&#8230; …

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  • 55drawback — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. hindrance, handicap, clog, encumbrance, restraint; objection, disadvantage. See evil.Ant., advantage, benefit. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. shortcoming, detriment, hindrance, check; see disadvantage 2 ,&#8230; …

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  • 56flaw — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. imperfection, defect, fault, mar, crack; error, mistake, gust, squall, flurry. See wind, interval. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. defect, imperfection, blemish, stain; see blemish , defect 2 . See Synonym&#8230; …

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  • 57foible — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. whimsy, weakness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. weakness, failing, quirk, oddity; see characteristic , defect 2 . See Synonym Study at fault . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [FOY bul] a …

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  • 58insufficiency — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of necessary amount Nouns 1. insufficiency; inadequacy, inadequateness; incompetence, impotence; deficiency, incompleteness, imperfection, shortcoming, emptiness, poorness, depletion, vacancy,&#8230; …

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  • 59lack — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. want, deficiency, shortage, need. v. t. need, require. See insufficiency, poverty.Ant., sufficiency. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The state of being lacking] Syn. destitution, absence, need, dearth,&#8230; …

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  • 60shortage — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. deficiency, shortcoming. See insufficiency.Ant., abundance, overstock. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. deficit, deficiency, short fall, scant supply, curtailment; see also lack 1 . III (Roget s 3&#8230; …

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