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  • 1 Span — Span, n. [AS. spann; akin to D. span, OHG. spanna, G. spanne, Icel. sp[ o]nn. [root]170. See {Span}, v. t. ] 1. The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, a… …

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  • 2 Span blocks — Span Span, n. [AS. spann; akin to D. span, OHG. spanna, G. spanne, Icel. sp[ o]nn. [root]170. See {Span}, v. t. ] 1. The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence …

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  • 3 Span counter — Span Span, n. [AS. spann; akin to D. span, OHG. spanna, G. spanne, Icel. sp[ o]nn. [root]170. See {Span}, v. t. ] 1. The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence …

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  • 4 Span iron — Span Span, n. [AS. spann; akin to D. span, OHG. spanna, G. spanne, Icel. sp[ o]nn. [root]170. See {Span}, v. t. ] 1. The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence …

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  • 5 Span roof — Span Span, n. [AS. spann; akin to D. span, OHG. spanna, G. spanne, Icel. sp[ o]nn. [root]170. See {Span}, v. t. ] 1. The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence …

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  • 6 Span shackle — Span Span, n. [AS. spann; akin to D. span, OHG. spanna, G. spanne, Icel. sp[ o]nn. [root]170. See {Span}, v. t. ] 1. The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence …

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  • 7 span — 1. noun /spæn,spæːn/ a) The space from the thumb to the end of the little finger when extended; nine inches; eighth of a fathom. The unsilent present is a time of evaporating attention spans, b) Hence, a small space or a brief portion of time.… …

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  • 8 span — I. n. 1. Nine inches, eighth of a fathom. 2. Brief period, spell. 3. Pair, team, yoke of animals. II. v. a. Compass, measure, cross, overlay …

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  • 9 SS Edmund Fitzgerald — Edmund Fitzgerald redirects here. For other uses, see Edmund Fitzgerald (disambiguation) …

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  • 10 List of companions in Doctor Who spin-offs — This is a list of fictional characters who were companions of the Doctor, in various spin off media based on the long running British science fiction television series, Doctor Who. The canonicity of these spin offs is unclear. Contents:… …

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  • 11 List of Doctor Who audio plays by Big Finish — This is a list of audio plays based on the long running British science fiction television series Doctor Who produced by Big Finish Productions.[1] The first fifteen audio plays were released in both audio tape and CD format, and subsequent… …

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  • 12 Chinese New Year — For other traditions of celebrating lunar new year, see Lunar New Year. Chinese New Year Chinatown, London around Chinese New Year Also called Lunar New Year, Spring Festival Observed by …

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  • 14 You Only Move Twice — The Simpsons episode Scorpio threatens Mr. Bont while Homer stands in the background completely oblivious. Episode no. 155 …

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  • 15 Daddy (poem) — Daddy is a poem written by American poet Sylvia Plath. It was written on October 12, 1962, shortly before her death, and published posthumously in Ariel in 1965.[1] The poem s implications and thematic concerns have been discussed academically… …

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  • 16 Hong Kong — HK redirects here. For other uses, see HK (disambiguation). Coordinates: 22°16′42″N 114°09′32″E …

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  • 17 Bay of Bengal — Infobox Ocean Ocean name = Bay of Bengal image Ocean =Bay of Bengal map.png caption Ocean = Map of Bay of Bengal image bathymetry = caption bathymetry= location = South Asia coords = type = Bay inflow = Indian Ocean outflow = catchment = basin… …

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  • 18 Pragmatism — This article is about the philosophical movement. For other uses, see Pragmatism (disambiguation). Pragmatism is a philosophical tradition centered on the linking of practice and theory. It describes a process where theory is extracted from… …

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  • 19 Mesures usuelles — (French for customary measurements) were a system of measurement introduced by Napoleon I in 1812 to act as compromise between the metric system and traditional measurements. The system was restricted to use in the retail industry and continued… …

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  • 20 History of Tamil Nadu — A temple from the Chola period. The Cholas united most of the south Indian peninsula under a single administration during the tenth and the eleventh century CE. Part of a series on Histo …

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