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  • 1 Lie group — Lie groups …

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  • 2 Near East — The original Near East; that is, the Ottoman Empire at the beginning of the eastern question. The term is only meaningful as a contrast to Far East. Much of the original extent is south; moreover, countries such as Greece disavow any association… …

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  • 3 Lie, Sophus — ▪ Norwegian mathematician born Dec. 17, 1842, Nordfjordeid, Norway died Feb. 18, 1899, Kristiania  Norwegian mathematician who founded the theory of continuous groups and their applications to the theory of differential equations (differential… …

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  • 4 To stand together — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae,… …

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  • 5 adjoin — I. v. a. Be contiguous to, lie near to, lie close to, border upon, be adjacent to, march on or with, lie next, be juxtaposed to. II. v. n. (Rare.) Border together, lie near together, lie close together, be contiguous, be adjacent …

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  • 6 cosmos — /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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  • 7 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 8 reproductive system, human — Organ system by which humans reproduce. In females, the ovaries sit near the openings of the fallopian tubes, which carry eggs from the ovaries to the uterus. The cervix extends from the lower end of the uterus into the vagina, whose opening, as… …

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  • 9 Milky 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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  • 10 Solar System — This article is about the Sun and its planetary system. For other systems, see planetary system and star system. For a list of physical and orbital statistics for the Solar System s largest bodies, see List of gravitationally rounded objects of… …

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  • 11 ear, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction       organ of hearing and equilibrium that detects and analyzes noises by transduction (or the conversion of sound waves into electrochemical impulses) and maintains the sense of balance (equilibrium).  The human ear, like …

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  • 12 digestive system, human — Introduction  the system used in the human body for the process of digestion. The human digestive system consists primarily of the digestive tract (alimentary canal), or the series of structures and organs through which food and liquids pass… …

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  • 13 Venezuela — For other uses, see Venezuela (disambiguation). Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela[1] República Bolivariana de Venezuela (Spanish) …

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  • 14 Alaskan mountains — ▪ mountains, United States Introduction       three principal mountain groups the Brooks Range, Alaska Range, and Aleutian Range found in Alaska.  The mountain ranges of Alaska give their state a rugged and beautiful terrain across its entire… …

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  • 15 Katyn massacre — This article is about the 1940 massacre of Polish officers. For the 1943 massacre of Belarusian civilians, see Khatyn massacre. Katyn Kharkiv Mednoye memorial The Katyn massacre, also known as the Katyn Forest massacre (Polish …

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  • 16 Wind — For other uses, see Wind (disambiguation). Wind, from the …

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  • 17 Linkage — The tendency for genes and other genetic markers to be inherited together because of their location near one another on the same chromosome. A gene is a functional physical unit of heredity that can be passed from parent to child. All genes in… …

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  • 18 The Vatican —     The Vatican     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Vatican     This subject will be treated under the following heads:     I. Introduction; II. Architectural History of the Vatican Palace; III. Description of the Palace; IV. Description of the… …

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  • 19 join — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. unite (see junction); federate, associate, affiliate; become a member; marry. See contact, unity. Ant., separate. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To put or bring together] Syn. unite, connect, link, piece… …

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  • 20 telescope — /tel euh skohp /, n., adj., v., telescoped, telescoping. n. 1. an optical instrument for making distant objects appear larger and therefore nearer. One of the two principal forms (refracting telescope) consists essentially of an objective lens… …

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