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  • 1torpedo — n. 1. Cramp fish, electric ray (Torpedo vulgaris). 2. Explosive engine for blowing up ships …

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  • 2Submarine — For other uses, see Submarine (disambiguation). A Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Oyashio class submarine in 2006 A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation below the surface of the water. It differs from a submersible, which… …

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  • 3List of Onedin Line episodes — The Onedin Line episode list shows details of the 91 episodes of the BBC television series The Onedin Line. Contents 1 Series 1 2 Series 2 3 …

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  • 4technology, 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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  • 5Oil tanker — Supertanker redirects here. For the aerial firefighting aircraft, see Evergreen 747 Supertanker. The commercial oil tanker AbQaiq, in ballast Class overview Name …

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  • 6Coal torpedo — A coal torpedo. This example was prepared as a model, with a partial coal dust coating and the plug left out. It was found in Jefferson Davis office by Union General Edward Ripley when Union forces captured Richmond in April 1865. The coal… …

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  • 7Sea Shepherd Conservation Society operations — A variation of the flag used by the group. Main article: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society engages in various demonstrations, campaigns, and tactical operations at sea and elsewhere, including conventional… …

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  • 8United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 9Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …

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  • 10MythBusters (2006 season) — Country of origin Australia United States No. of episodes 28 (includes 2 specials) Broadcast Original channel Discovery Channel …

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  • 11Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …

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  • 12List of problems solved by MacGyver — This is a list of problems that have been solved by the fictional character MacGyver from the television series of the same name. (This list is not yet comprehensive.) MacGyver employs his resourcefulness and his knowledge of chemistry,… …

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  • 13international 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… …

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  • 14Mathematics and Physical Sciences — ▪ 2003 Introduction Mathematics       Mathematics in 2002 was marked by two discoveries in number theory. The first may have practical implications; the second satisfied a 150 year old curiosity.       Computer scientist Manindra Agrawal of the… …

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  • 15MythBusters (2004 season) — Country of origin Australia United States No. of episodes 20 (includes 4 specials) Broadcast Original channel Discovery Channel …

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  • 16USS Iowa turret explosion — USS Iowa s Turret Two explodes Date April 19, 1989 Place Caribbean Sea ne …

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  • 17Early thermal weapons — were devices or substances used in warfare during the classical and medieval periods (approx 8th century BC until the mid 16th century AD) which used heat or burning action to destroy or damage enemy personnel, fortifications or territories.… …

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  • 18Courageous class aircraft carrier — HMS Glorious in the early 1930s Class overview Name: Courageous class Operators …

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  • 19USS Thresher (SSN-593) — The second USS Thresher (SSN 593) was the lead ship of her class of nuclear powered attack submarines in the United States Navy. Her loss at sea during deep diving tests in 1963 is often considered a watershed event in the implementation of the… …

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  • 20Irgun — ארגון Irgun Irgun emblem. The map shows the British Mandate of Palestine, which the Irgun claimed in its entirety for a future Jewish state. The acronym Etzel is written above the map, and raq kach ( only thus ) is written below. Active …

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