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  • 1 contrivances — index paraphernalia (apparatus) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 contrivances — con·triv·ance || kÉ™n traɪvns n. plan, plot, scheme; device, invention, contraption …

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  • 3 technology, history of — Introduction       the development over time of systematic techniques for making and doing things. The term technology, a combination of the Greek technē, “art, craft,” with logos, “word, speech,” meant in Greece a discourse on the arts, both… …

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  • 4 Algorithm — Flow chart of an algorithm (Euclid s algorithm) for calculating the greatest common divisor (g.c.d.) of two numbers a and b in locations named A and B. The algorithm proceeds by successive subtractions in two loops: IF the test B ≤ A yields yes… …

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  • 5 Darwin from Orchids to Variation — The life and work of Charles Darwin from the publication of Orchids to the publication of Variation during the years between 1860 and 1868 continued with Darwin carrying out his research and experimentation on evolution as he worked sporadically… …

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  • 6 Crankshaft — For other uses, see Crankshaft (disambiguation). Crankshaft (red), pistons (gray) in their cylinders (blue), and flywheel (black) The crankshaft, sometimes casually abbreviated to crank, is the part of an engine which translates reciprocating… …

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  • 7 Crank (mechanism) — A crank is an arm attached at right angles to a rotating shaft by which reciprocating motion is imparted to or received from the shaft. It is used to change circular into reciprocating motion, or reciprocating into circular motion. The arm may be …

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  • 8 Indo-Greek Kingdom — Infobox Former Country native name = conventional long name = Indo Greek Kingdom common name = Indo Greek Kingdom continent = Asia region = country = era = Antiquity status = event start = year start = 180 BC date start = event1 = date event1 =… …

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  • 9 History of the English fiscal system — The history of the English fiscal system affords the best known example of continuous financial development in terms of both institutions and methods. Although periods of great upheaval occurred from the time of the Norman Conquest to the… …

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  • 10 Fallacy of quoting out of context — The practice of quoting out of context, sometimes referred to as contextomy or quote mining , is a logical fallacy and a type of false attribution in which a passage is removed from its surrounding matter in such a way as to distort its intended… …

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  • 11 Coryanthes — verrucolineata Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …

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  • 12 George Henry Corliss — Infobox Person name = George Henry Corliss image size = caption = George Henry Corliss birth name = birth date = June 2, 1817 birth place = Easton, New York death date = February 21, 1888 death place = death cause = resting place = resting place… …

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  • 13 Angraecum sesquipedale — Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 14 Cooper Union speech — Photo of Abraham Lincoln taken February 27, 1860 in New York City by Mathew Brady, the day of his famous Cooper Union speech The Cooper Union Speech, or Address, was delivered by Abraham Lincoln on February 27, 1860, at Cooper Union, in New York… …

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  • 15 Charles Darwin — Darwin mit 51 Jahren. In diesem Alter veröffentlichte er seine Evolutionstheorie. Charles Robert Darwin (* 12. Februar 1809 in Shrewsbury; † 19. April 1882 in Downe) war ein britischer Naturforscher. Er gilt wegen seiner wesentlichen Beiträge zur …

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  • 16 Charles Robert Darwin — Darwin im Alter von 51 Jahren, als er seine Evolutionstheorie veröffentlichte Charles Robert Darwin (* 12. Februar 1809 in Shrewsbury; † 19. April 1882 in Downe) war ein britischer Naturforscher. Er gilt wegen seiner we …

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  • 17 Fertilisation of Orchids — est le résumé du titre d un livre de Charles Darwin publié en anglais en 1862 sous le nom complet de On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects, and on the good effects of intercrossing. Ce titre… …

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  • 18 Picabia, Francis — born Jan. 22, 1879, Paris, France died Nov. 30, 1953, Paris French painter, illustrator, designer, writer, and editor. After studying at the École des Beaux Arts and the École des Arts Décoratifs, he painted for a time in an Impressionist and… …

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  • 19 Darwin, Charles — ▪ British naturalist Introduction in full  Charles Robert Darwin  born February 12, 1809, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England died April 19, 1882, Downe, Kent  English naturalist whose theory of evolution by natural selection became the foundation of …

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  • 20 Online diary planner — The early 1990s marked the advent of online diary planners.[1] On the face of it, it seems that people who must attend countless meetings are the ones who need online diary planners the most. However, actual trends show that those who are in the… …

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