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  • 1concavity — n. 1. Hollowness, hollow shape, hollowed condition, state or degree of incurvation. 2. Hollow space, hollow, depression …

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  • 2arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …

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  • 3building construction — Techniques and industry involved in the assembly and erection of structures. Early humans built primarily for shelter, using simple methods. Building materials came from the land, and fabrication was dictated by the limits of the materials and… …

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  • 4perissodactyl — perissodactylous, adj. /peuh ris oh dak til/, adj. 1. having an uneven number of toes or digits on each foot. n. 2. any mammal of the order Perissodactyla, comprising the odd toed hoofed quadrupeds and including the tapirs, rhinoceroses, and… …

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  • 5Japan — • Called in the language of the country Nihon or Nippon (Land of the Rising Sun), and Dai Nihon or Dai Nippon (Great Japan), situated north west of the Pacific Ocean and east of the Asiatic continent Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.… …

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  • 6Pectus excavatum — Classification and external resources An example of a severe case. ICD 10 Q67.6 …

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  • 7china — /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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  • 8China — /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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  • 9Moors murders — Ian Brady and Myra Hindley Brady (left) and Hindley, October 1965 Background information Birth name Ian Duncan Stewart Myra Hindley Also known as …

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  • 10Anthropology and Archaeology — ▪ 2009 Introduction Anthropology       Among the key developments in 2008 in the field of physical anthropology was the discovery by a large interdisciplinary team of Spanish and American scientists in northern Spain of a partial mandible (lower… …

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  • 11American Indians —     American Indians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► American Indians     GENERAL     When Columbus landed on the island of San Salvador in 1492 he was welcomed by a brown skinned people whose physical appearance confirmed him in his opinion that… …

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  • 12Hollow-point bullet — A hollow point is a bullet that has a pit or hollowed out shape in its tip, generally intended to cause the bullet to expand upon entering a target in order to decrease penetration and disrupt more tissue as it travels through the target. As a… …

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  • 13sculpture — sculptural, adj. sculpturally, adv. /skulp cheuhr/, n., v., sculptured, sculpturing. n. 1. the art of carving, modeling, welding, or otherwise producing figurative or abstract works of art in three dimensions, as in relief, intaglio, or in the… …

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  • 14Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …

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  • 15Technology — By the mid 20th century, humans had achieved a mastery of technology sufficient to leave the atmosphere of the Earth for the first time and explore space. Technology …

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  • 16Jerry Garcia — Background information Birth name Jerome John Garcia Born August 1, 1942 San Francisco, California …

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  • 17English saddle — English saddles are used to ride horses in English riding disciplines throughout the world. The discipline is not limited to England or English speaking countries. This style of saddle used in all of the Olympic and FEI equestrian disciplines,… …

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  • 18Lenzburg Castle — from the southeast Lenzburg Castle (German: Schloss Lenzburg) is a castle located above the old part of the town of Lenzburg in the Canton of Aargau, Switzerland. It ranks among the oldest and most important of Switzerland. The castle stands on… …

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  • 19Mary Rose — For later ships with the same name, see HMS Mary Rose. For the play by J.M. Barrie, see Mary Rose (play). The remnants of the Mary Rose undergoing conservation in Portsmouth …

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  • 20History of Seattle before 1900 — Two conflicting perspectives exist for the early history of Seattle. There is what one might call the establishment view, which favors the centrality of the Denny Party (generally the Denny, Mercer, Terry, and Boren families), and Henry Yesler. A …

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