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  • 1 To weigh down — Weigh Weigh, v. i. 1. To have weight; to be heavy. They only weigh the heavier. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. To be considered as important; to have weight in the intellectual balance. [1913 Webster] Your vows to her and me . . . will even weigh.… …

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  • 2 Weigh — Weigh, v. i. 1. To have weight; to be heavy. They only weigh the heavier. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. To be considered as important; to have weight in the intellectual balance. [1913 Webster] Your vows to her and me . . . will even weigh. Shak.… …

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  • 3 weigh down — I. 1. (Active.) Overbalance. 2. Oppress, overburden, depress. II. (Neuter.) Sink by its own weight …

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  • 4 Buoyancy — The forces at work in buoyancy In physics, buoyancy (  / …

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  • 5 ship — shipless, adj. shiplessly, adv. /ship/, n., v., shipped, shipping. n. 1. a vessel, esp. a large oceangoing one propelled by sails or engines. 2. Naut. a. a sailing vessel square rigged on all of three or more masts, having jibs, staysails, and a… …

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  • 6 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 7 Submarine — 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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  • 8 Anchor — For other uses, see Anchor (disambiguation). Ploudalmézeau, anchor of Amoco Cadiz An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, that is used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the vessel from drifting due to wind or… …

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  • 9 cave — cavelike, adj. /kayv/, n., v., caved, caving. n. 1. a hollow in the earth, esp. one opening more or less horizontally into a hill, mountain, etc. 2. a storage cellar, esp. for wine. 3. Eng. Hist. a secession, or a group of seceders, from a… …

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  • 10 SM-65 Atlas — Main article: Atlas (rocket family) B 65/SM 65/CGM 16/HGM 16 Atlas Launch of an SM 65A Atlas from LC 12, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, 20 February 1958 Type …

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  • 11 Asia — /ay zheuh, ay sheuh/, n. a continent bounded by Europe and the Arctic, Pacific, and Indian oceans. 2,896,700,000; ab. 16,000,000 sq. mi. (41,440,000 sq. km). * * * I Largest continent on Earth. It is bounded by the Arctic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean …

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  • 12 Neutral buoyancy — is a condition in which a physical body s mass equals the mass it displaces in a surrounding medium. This offsets the force of gravity that would otherwise cause the object to sink. An object that has neutral buoyancy will neither sink nor rise.… …

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  • 13 All or nothing (armor) — All or nothing is a method of armoring battleships, originally developed by the US Navy in the first decade of the 20th century. The characteristic of the system was the avoidance of light or moderate thicknesses of armor; armor was used in the… …

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  • 14 Piano Concerto No. 2 (Prokofiev) — Sergei Prokofiev set to work on his Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op 16 in 1912 and completed it in 1913. He himself performing as solo pianist, it was premiered on 23rd August the same year at Pavlovsk. [… …

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  • 15 Venus — /vee neuhs/, n., pl. Venuses for 2. 1. an ancient Italian goddess of gardens and spring, identified by the Romans with Aphrodite as the goddess of love and beauty. 2. an exceptionally beautiful woman. 3. (sometimes l.c.) Archaeol. a statuette of… …

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  • 16 Richard Trevithick — Infobox Scientist name = Richard Trevithick box width = image width = 150px caption = Richard Trevithick, by John Linnell (1792 1882) birth date = April 13, 1771 birth place = Cornwall death date = April 22, 1833 (aged 62) death place = Dartford …

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  • 17 naval warfare — Military operations conducted on, under, or over the sea and waged against other seagoing vessels or targets on land or in the air. The earliest naval attacks were raids by the armed men of a tribe or town using fishing boats or merchant ships.… …

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  • 18 balloon flight — ▪ aviation Introduction  passage through the air of a balloon that contains a buoyant gas, such as helium or heated air, for which reason it is also known as lighter than air free flight. Unmanned balloons have been used to carry meteorological… …

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  • 19 Convection — This figure shows a calculation for thermal convection in the Earth s mantle. Colors closer to red are hot areas and colors closer to blue are cold areas. A hot, less dense lower boundary layer sends plumes of hot material upwards, and likewise,… …

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  • 20 Cartesian diver — A Cartesian diver or Cartesian devil is a classic science experiment, named for René Descartes, which demonstrates the principle of buoyancy (Archimedes’ principle) and the ideal gas law.Experiment descriptionThe experiment is set up by placing a …

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