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  • 1 scales — n. weighing machine 1) see scaleII 2) a pair of scales 3) (misc.) to tip the scales at one hundred fifty pounds decisive influence 4) to tip, turn the scales ( to have a decisive influence ) * * * turn the scales ( to have a decisive influence )… …

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  • 2 pair — 1. Used as a collective noun, pair is treated as a plural when it denotes two separate items and as a singular when it denotes a unit: so a pair of gloves, scissors, scales, shoes, trousers, etc. are singular whereas a pair of bachelors, dogs,… …

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  • 3 scales — (AmE usually scale) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ weighing (esp. BrE) ▪ bathroom, kitchen … OF SCALES ▪ pair (esp. BrE), set (BrE) …

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  • 4 Snake scales — Snakes, like other reptiles, have a skin covered in scales. Boulenger, George A. 1890 The Fauna of British India. page 1] Snakes are entirely covered with scales or scutes of various shapes and sizes. Scales protect the body of the snake, aid it… …

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  • 5 Dead-end elimination — The dead end elimination algorithm (DEE) is a method for minimizing a function over a discrete set of independent variables. The basic idea is to identify dead ends , i.e., bad combinations of variables that cannot possibly yield the global… …

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  • 6 Chavakacheri Electoral District — was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between August 1947 and February 1989. The district was named after the town of Chavakacheri in Jaffna District, Northern Province. Kilinochchi Electoral District was carved out of the southern part of the… …

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  • 7 Colombo Central Electoral District — This article is about the former electoral district in Sri Lanka. For other uses, see Colombo (disambiguation). Colombo Central electoral district was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between August 1947 and February 1989. The district was… …

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  • 8 Mutur Electoral District — was an electoral district of Sri Lanka between August 1947 and February 1989. The district was named after the town of Mutur in Trincomalee District, Eastern Province. The district was a two member constituency between March 1960 and July 1977.… …

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  • 9 scale — 1. n. & v. n. 1 each of the small thin bony or horny overlapping plates protecting the skin of fish and reptiles. 2 something resembling a fish scale, esp.: a a pod or husk. b a flake of skin; a scab. c a rudimentary leaf, feather, or bract. d… …

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  • 10 The Carnival of the Animals — Le Carnaval des Animaux ( The Carnival of the Animals ) is a musical suite of fourteen movements by the French Romantic composer Camille Saint Saëns.History fr. Le Carnaval was composed in February 1886 while Saint Saëns was vacationing in a… …

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  • 11 Liriodendron tulipifera — taxobox name = American Tulip Tree image caption = Liriodendron tulipifera Morton Arboretum acc. 500 67*21 regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Magnoliids ordo = Magnoliales familia = Magnoliaceae genus =… …

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  • 12 Michael (archangel) — Saint Michael redirects here. For other uses, see Saint Michael (disambiguation). For Roman Catholic views and prayers, see Saint Michael (Roman Catholic). Archangel Michael A 13th century Byzantine icon from Saint Catherine s Monastery, Mount… …

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  • 13 Dasymeter — at standard pressure Dasymeter at reduced pressure …

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  • 14 Calocedrus decurrens — Taxobox name = Calocedrus decurrens status = LR/lc | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Cupressaceae genus = Calocedrus species = C. decurrens binomial = Calocedrus decurrens… …

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  • 15 Calocedrus formosana — Taxobox name = Calocedrus formosana status = EN | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Cupressaceae genus = Calocedrus species = C. formosana binomial = Calocedrus formosana… …

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  • 16 Calocedrus macrolepis — var formosana Conservation status …

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  • 17 Libocedrus austrocaledonica — Taxobox name = Libocedrus austrocaledonica status = LR/cd | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Cupressaceae genus = Libocedrus species = L. austrocaledonica binomial =… …

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  • 18 Libocedrus bidwillii — Conservation status Least Concern ( …

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  • 19 Libocedrus chevalieri — Taxobox name = Libocedrus chevalieri status = EN | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Cupressaceae genus = Libocedrus species = L. chevalieri binomial = Libocedrus chevalieri… …

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  • 20 Libocedrus plumosa — Taxobox name = Libocedrus plumosa image width = 240px image caption = Foliage showing flat sprays status = LR/nt | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Cupressaceae genus =… …

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