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  • 1adumbration — n. 1. Shadowing forth, faint sketch, faint representation, indistinct image, shadowy outline, dim approximation. 2. Type, image, shadow, symbol, premonition, dark prophecy, foreshadowing, prefiguring, presage, prototype, mystery …

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  • 2Shadow — Shad ow (sh[a^]d [ o]), n. [Originally the same word as shade. [root]162. See {Shade}.] 1. Shade within defined limits; obscurity or deprivation of light, apparent on a surface, and representing the form of the body which intercepts the rays of… …

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  • 3Shadow of death — Shadow Shad ow (sh[a^]d [ o]), n. [Originally the same word as shade. [root]162. See {Shade}.] 1. Shade within defined limits; obscurity or deprivation of light, apparent on a surface, and representing the form of the body which intercepts the… …

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  • 4adumbration — noun 1. the act of providing vague advance indications; representing beforehand • Syn: ↑prefiguration, ↑foreshadowing • Derivationally related forms: ↑foreshadow (for: ↑foreshadowing), ↑prefigure ( …

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  • 5Shadowing — Shad ow*ing, n. 1. Shade, or gradation of light and color; shading. Feltham. [1913 Webster] 2. A faint representation; an adumbration. [1913 Webster] There are . . . in savage theology shadowings, quaint or majestic, of the conception of a… …

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  • 6shadow — I. noun Etymology: Middle English shadwe, from Old English sceaduw , sceadu shade Date: before 12th century 1. partial darkness or obscurity within a part of space from which rays from a source of light are cut off by an interposed opaque body 2 …

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  • 7Milky Way Galaxy — Large spiral galaxy (roughly 150,000 light years in diameter) that contains Earth s solar system. It includes the multitude of stars whose light is seen as the Milky Way, the irregular luminous band that encircles the sky defining the plane of… …

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  • 8United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 9ZIONISM — This article is arranged according to the following outline: the word and its meaning forerunners ḤIBBAT ZION ROOTS OF ḤIBBAT ZION background to the emergence of the movement the beginnings of the movement PINSKER S AUTOEMANCIPATION settlement… …

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  • 10china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 11China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 12Meteora (album) — Meteora Studio album by Linkin Park Released March 25, 2003 June 29, 2004 (Tour Edition) …

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  • 13Linkin Park — au Sonisphere Festival Pays d’origine Agoura Hills, Californie …

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  • 14astronomical map — Introduction       any cartographic representation of the stars, galaxies, or surfaces of the planets and the Moon. Modern maps of this kind are based on a coordinate system analagous to geographic latitude and longitude. In most cases, modern… …

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  • 15Mathematics and Physical Sciences — ▪ 2003 Introduction Mathematics       Mathematics in 2002 was marked by two discoveries in number theory. The first may have practical implications; the second satisfied a 150 year old curiosity.       Computer scientist Manindra Agrawal of the… …

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  • 16Malmquist bias — For other uses of Malmquist, see Malmquist (disambiguation). The Malmquist bias refers to an effect in observational astronomy which leads to the preferential detection of intrinsically bright objects. It was first popularized in 1922 by Swedish… …

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  • 17Hubble Deep Field — Coordinates: 12h 36m 49.4s, +62° 12′ 58″ …

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  • 18cosmos — /koz meuhs, mohs/, n., pl. cosmos, cosmoses for 2, 4. 1. the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system. 2. a complete, orderly, harmonious system. 3. order; harmony. 4. any composite plant of the genus Cosmos, of tropical… …

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  • 19Greco-Buddhist art — is the artistic manifestation of Greco Buddhism, a cultural syncretism between the Classical Greek culture and Buddhism, which developed over a period of close to 1000 years in Central Asia, between the conquests of Alexander the Great in the 4th …

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  • 20New Zealand — New Zealander. /zee leuhnd/ a country in the S Pacific, SE of Australia, consisting of North Island, South Island, and adjacent small islands: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 3,587,275; 103,416 sq. mi. (267,845 sq. km). Cap.: Wellington …

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