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  • 1Term limits in the United States — Term limits to offices in the United States:Historical backgroundTerm limits, or Rotation in office, dates back to the American Revolution, and prior to that to the democracies and republics of antiquity. The council of 500 in ancient Athens… …

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  • 2Leading man — or leading gentleman is an informal term for the actor who plays a love interest to the leading actress in a film or play. A leading man is usually an all rounder; capable of singing, dancing, and acting at a professional level, but never… …

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  • 3Leading lady — is an informal term for the actress who plays a secondary lead or supporting role, usually a love interest, to the leading actor in a film or play. It is not usually applied to the leading actress in the performance if her character is the… …

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  • 4Leading Seaman — (LS or L/S) is a non commissioned rank or rate in navies, particularly those of the Commonwealth.AustraliaThe badge in the Royal Australian Navy is the fouled anchor over the word Australia . it is senior to Able Seaman but junior to Petty… …

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  • 5Leading lights — (also known as range lights in the USA) are a pair of light beacons, used in position fixing and navigation to indicate a safe passage for vessels entering a shallow or dangerous channel.They consist of two lights that are separated in distance… …

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  • 6Leading Rating — (or Leading Rate) is the most senior of the junior rates in the British Royal Navy. It is equal in status to Corporal, although for a long time was officially junior to that rank. The rate was introduced under the authority of Admiralty Circular… …

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  • 7leading question — In law, a leading question is one which suggests an expected answer to the witness, and the use of such questions is strictly controlled by Judges Rules. In general use the term is often extended to mean a ‘loaded’ or ‘searching’ question, i.e.… …

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  • 8Leading — Leads redirects here. For the city and metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, England, see Leeds. For other uses, see Lead (disambiguation). Line leading and Line lead redirect here. For the water navigation concept, see Leading line. For other… …

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  • 9leading —    In typography, the horizontal spaces between lines of type, its thickness (height on a page) measured in points. Desk top publishing software application programs employ this term (including Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe PageMaker, QuarkXpress, and… …

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  • 10Leading/trailing drum brake — The leading/trailing drum brake design is typically found on the the rear of automobiles, though it has appeared on the front of some older models such as the Bedford CA. [Bedford CA service training manual 1959] Its advantage is that is equally… …

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  • 11Leading research groups in Iran — Here is the list of active research groups in Iran:PhysicsQuantum information*Group led by Vahid Karimipour [http://mehr.sharif.edu/ qc/ website] [http://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en lr= q=author%3A%22V.+Karimipour%22 btnG=Search as subj=phy… …

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  • 12leading coefficient — /lee ding/, Math. the coefficient of the term of highest degree in a given polynomial. 5 is the leading coefficient in 5x3 + 3x2 2x + 1. * * * …

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  • 13leading coefficient — /lee ding/, Math. the coefficient of the term of highest degree in a given polynomial. 5 is the leading coefficient in 5x3 + 3x2 2x + 1 …

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  • 14Leading Lipstick Indicator — An indicator based on the theory that a consumer turns to less expensive indulgences, such as lipstick, when she (or he) feels less than confident about the future. Therefore, lipstick sales tend to increase during times of economic uncertainty… …

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  • 15leading note — noun Music another term for subtonic …

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  • 16leading tone — noun Music North American term for subtonic …

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  • 17leading question —  Difficult question to answer (= incorrect usage; the term in Standard English means a question which is so phrased as to lead to an answer desired by the questioner, e.g. in a court of law ) …

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  • 18leading shoe — The British term for primary shoe, the shoe of a brake drum system which pivots outwards into the approaching drum. Compare trailing shoe …

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  • 19Long-term effects of alcohol — Disability adjusted life year for alcohol use disorders per 100,000 inhabitants in 2004 …

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  • 20Long-Term Capital Management — (LTCM) was a U.S. hedge fund which failed spectacularly in the late 1990s, leading to a massive bailout by other major banks and investment houses. [cite book |title=The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World |last=Greenspan |first=Alan… …

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