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  • 1 Counterpoise — Coun ter*poise (koun t?r poiz ), n. [OE. countrepese, OF. contrepois, F. contrepods. See {Counter}, adv., and {Poise}, n.] 1. A weight sufficient to balance another, as in the opposite scale of a balance; an equal weight. [1913 Webster] Fastening …

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  • 2 balance — I. n. 1. Pair of scales. 2. Equipoise, equilibrium, equality of weight. 3. Comparison, comparative estimate, weighing. 4. Excess, overplus, surplus, residue, remainder. (Correct only of accounts.) 5. Counterpoise, equalizing agency, equalizer. 6 …

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  • 3 military technology — Introduction       range of weapons, equipment, structures, and vehicles used specifically for the purpose of fighting. It includes the knowledge required to construct such technology, to employ it in combat, and to repair and replenish it.… …

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  • 4 VHF omnidirectional range — This article is about the radio navigation aid. For other uses, see Vor. D VOR (Doppler VOR) ground station, co located with DME …

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  • 5 Antenna (radio) — Whip antenna on car …

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  • 6 France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 7 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 8 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 9 Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …

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  • 10 architecture — /ahr ki tek cheuhr/, n. 1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of… …

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  • 11 ancient Greek civilization — ▪ historical region, Eurasia Introduction       the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended in about 1200 BC, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific… …

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  • 12 MUSIC — This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction written sources of direct and circumstantial evidence the material relics and iconography notated sources oral tradition archives and important collections of jewish music… …

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  • 13 Gothic Architecture — • History of the style Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Gothic Architecture     Gothic Architecture     † …

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  • 14 The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist —     The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist     In this article we shall consider:     ♦ the fact of the Real Presence, which is, indeed, the central dogma;     ♦ the …

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  • 15 Prussia — • The Kingdom of Prussia covers 134,616 square miles and includes about 64.8 per cent of the area of the German Empire. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Prussia     Prussia      …

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  • 16 compensate — vb 1 Compensate, countervail, balance, offset, counterbalance, counterpoise are comparable when meaning to make up for or to undo the effects of. Compensate is by far the broadest of these terms both in mode of use and scope of application. It… …

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  • 17 Haredi Judaism — Haredi Jewish youth in Jerusalem, reading a Pashkvil Part of a series on …

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  • 18 Alexis de Tocqueville — Tocqueville redirects here. For other uses, see Tocqueville (disambiguation). Alexis Charles Henri Clérel de Tocqueville Full name Alexis Charles Henri Clérel de Tocqueville Born 29 July 1805(1805 07 29) …

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  • 19 The Italian Girl — Infobox Book | name = The Italian Girl author = Iris Murdoch cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Chatto and Windus release date = 1964 media type = Print (Hardback Paperback) pages = 224… …

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  • 20 Balance of power in international relations — In international relations, a balance of power exists when there is parity or stability between competing forces. As a term in international law for a just equilibrium between the members of the family of nations, it expresses the doctrine… …

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