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  • 1 tender — A tender ship is one which have a long period of roll but may list excessively in a strong wind and may be dangerous if a hold is flooded following a collision …

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  • 2 mushy — adjective (mushier; est) Date: 1839 1. a. having the consistency of mush ; soft b. lacking in definition or precision 2. excessively tender or emotional; especially mawkishly amorous • mushily adverb • mushiness …

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  • 3 fond — fond1 /fond/, adj., fonder, fondest. 1. having a liking or affection for (usually fol. by of): to be fond of animals. 2. loving; affectionate: to give someone a fond look. 3. excessively tender or overindulgent; doting: a fond parent. 4.… …

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  • 4 fond — a. 1. Foolish, silly, weak, empty, vain, absurd, senseless, baseless. 2. Doting, over affectionate, foolishly loving, excessively tender …

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  • 5 fond — I [[t]fɒnd[/t]] adj., er, est. 1) having a liking or affection for (usu. fol. by of): to be fond of animals[/ex] 2) loving; affectionate: to give someone a fond look[/ex] 3) excessively tender or indulgent; doting: a fond parent[/ex] 4) cherished …

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  • 6 Metacentric height — Ship Stability diagram showing centre of gravity (G), centre of buoyancy (B), and metacentre (M) with ship upright and heeled over to one side. Note that for small angles, G and M are fixed, while B moves as the ship heels, and for big angles B… …

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  • 7 plant disease — ▪ plant pathology Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of a plant that interrupts or modifies its vital functions.       All species of plants, wild and cultivated alike, are subject to disease. Although each species is… …

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  • 8 Rhinoplasty — For the album by Primus, see Rhinoplasty (album). Rhinoplasty Intervention Rhinoplasty: The lower lateral cartilage (greater alar cartilage) exposed for plastic modification via the left nostril …

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  • 9 Track pan — A track pan (American terminology) or water trough (British terminology) is a device to enable a steam railway locomotive to replenish its water supply while in motion. It consist of a long trough filled with water, lying along a stretch of… …

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  • 10 Tank locomotive — A tank locomotive is a steam locomotive that carries its own fuel and water on it, instead of pulling it behind it in a tender. Types of locomotive There are a number of types of locomotive, based on the location and style of the water tanks.… …

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  • 11 Regulatory taking — refers to a situation in which a government regulates a property to such a degree that the regulation effectively amounts to an exercise of the government s eminent domain power without actually divesting the property s owner of title to the… …

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  • 12 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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  • 13 money market — the short term trade in money, as in the sale and purchase of bonds and certificates. [1925 30] * * * Set of institutions, conventions, and practices whose aim is to facilitate the lending and borrowing of money on a short term basis. The money… …

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  • 14 Glossary of rail terminology — Rail transport Operations Track Maintenance High speed Gauge Stations …

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  • 15 Characters of Shakespear's Plays —   …

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  • 16 livestock farming — Introduction       raising of animals for use or for pleasure. In this article, the discussion of livestock includes both beef and dairy cattle, pigs (pig), sheep, goats (goat), horses (horse), mules (mule), asses, buffalo, and camels (camel …

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  • 17 King Creole — Theatrical r …

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  • 18 A Bit of Fry and Laurie — Infobox Television show name = A Bit of Fry and Laurie caption = Title screen from the first series of A Bit of Fry and Laurie format = Sketch comedy camera = picture format = runtime = approx. 30 minutes creator = Stephen Fry Hugh Laurie… …

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  • 19 Religious Painting —     Religious Painting     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Religious Painting     Painting has always been associated with the life of the Church. From the time of the Catacombs it has been used in ecclesiastical ornamentation, and for centuries after… …

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  • 20 Royal Manticoran Navy — series. History The Royal Manticoran Navy traces its origins to the early days of the Manticore Colony. The original colonists had left a considerable amount of money on Earth to guard its interests before they arrived at Manticore (a voyage that …

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