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  • 41Gilles Villeneuve — Infobox F1 driver Name = Gilles Villeneuve Nationality = flagicon|Canada Canadian Years = 1977 ndash;1982 Team(s) = McLaren, Ferrari Races = 68 (67 starts) [Gilles Villeneuve entered 68 GP, but only started 67… …

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  • 42Pike (weapon) — A pike is a pole weapon, a very long thrusting spear used two handed and used extensively by infantry both for attacks on enemy foot soldiers and as a counter measure against cavalry assaults. Unlike many similar weapons, the pike is not intended …

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  • 43T-26 — Infobox Weapon name= T 26 caption= Finnish T 26 at the Parola Tank Museum origin= Soviet Union type= Light Infantry tank is artillery= is vehicle= yes is UK= yes service= 1931–45, –1953 in Spain used by= Soviet Union, Turkey, Afghanistan, Spain,… …

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  • 44Program Evaluation and Review Technique — For other uses, see Pert (disambiguation). PERT network chart for a seven month project with five milestones (10 through 50) and six activities (A through F). The Program (or Project) Evaluation and Review Technique, commonly abbreviated PERT, is …

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  • 45History of the tank — This article is about the history of the tank.The prehistory of the tank [ thumb|right|Recreation of an armoured vehicle designed by Leonardo da Vinci at the Château d Amboise] The problem of advancing to attack while under fire is as old as… …

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  • 46Climbing equipment — A wide range of equipment is used during rock climbing. The most popular types of climbing equipment are briefly described in this article. The article on protecting a climb describes equipment commonly used to protect a climber against the… …

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  • 47Battle of Breitenfeld (1631) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=First Battle of Breitenfeld caption=Gustavus Adolphus at the Battle at Breitenfeld . partof=the Thirty Years War date=September 7 (O.S.)September 7 (old style or pre acceptance of the Gregorian calendar in the… …

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  • 48Early Modern warfare — is associated with the start of the widespread use of gunpowder and the development of suitable weapons to use the explosive. It was first invented in China and then later spread to the Middle East. It then found its way into eastern Europe… …

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  • 49Hose clamp — A hose clamp or hose clip is a device used to attach and seal a hose onto a fitting such as a barb or nib. A hose clamp is not the same as a pipe clamp which is a clamp made partly out of a pipe, not a clamp for clamping pipe. TypesMany types are …

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  • 50History of the People's Liberation Army — Military history of the People s Republic of China redirects here. The history of the People s Liberation Army began in 1927 with the start of the Chinese Civil War and spans to the present, having developed from a peasant guerrilla force into… …

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  • 51Japanese dictionary — Japanese dictionaries have a history that began over 1300 years ago when Japanese Buddhist priests, who wanted to understand Chinese sutras, adapted Chinese character dictionaries. Present day Japanese lexicographers are exploring computerized… …

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  • 52Vector notation — This page is an overview of the common notations used when working with vectors, which may be spatial or more abstract members of vector spaces.The common typographic convention for representing a vector is upright boldface type, as in v for a… …

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  • 53Yank tank — Maquina redirects here. For the Spanish prog rock band, see Màquina!. Yank tank is a slang term referring to American cars, especially large models produced in the 1950s and 1960s as well as SUVs of recent production. Contents 1 Classic American… …

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  • 54cabinet — /kab euh nit/, n. 1. a piece of furniture with shelves, drawers, etc., for holding or displaying items: a curio cabinet; a file cabinet. 2. a wall cupboard used for storage, as of kitchen utensils or toilet articles: a kitchen cabinet; a medicine …

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  • 55hoplite — hoplitic /hop lit ik/, adj. /hop luyt/, n. a heavily armed foot soldier of ancient Greece. [1720 30; < Gk hoplítes, equiv. to hópl(on) piece of armor, particularly the large shield + ites ITE1] * * * Heavily armed foot soldier of ancient Greece&#8230; …

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  • 56hulk — /hulk/, n. 1. the body of an old or dismantled ship. 2. a ship specially built to serve as a storehouse, prison, etc., and not for sea service. 3. a clumsy looking or unwieldy ship or boat. 4. a bulky or unwieldy person, object, or mass. 5. the&#8230; …

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  • 57international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political&#8230; …

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  • 58legion — /lee jeuhn/, n. 1. a division of the Roman army, usually comprising 3000 to 6000 soldiers. 2. a military or semimilitary unit. 3. the Legion. a. See American Legion. b. See foreign legion (def. 2). 4 …

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  • 59performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 60Rock-climbing equipment — Rock climbing History Styles Technique Equipment and protection Grades (difficulty of climb) Terminology Belaying Abseiling …

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