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  • 161After Dark (TV series) — infobox television show name = After Dark caption = [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/After Dark (TV series)#Harry Belafonte.2C Denis Worrall and South Africa South Africa 11th June 1988 ] format = Talk show runtime = Open ended creator = Flagicon|UK …

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  • 162John Clarke (mountaineer) — John Clarke, C.M. (February 25, 1945 ndash;January 23, 2003) born in Ireland to Brigit Ann Clarke (nee Conway) and Thomas Kevin Clarke, died in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada of a brain tumor. A noted Canadian Explorer, mountaineer,… …

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  • 163Murmansk State Universal Scientific Library — The Murmansk State Regional Universal Scientific Library was founded on 28 November 1938 in connection with the foundation of Murmansk Region as an independent administrative territorial formation. The Murmansk State Regional Universal Scientific …

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  • 164Odds algorithm — The odds algorithm is a mathematical method for computing optimal strategies for a class of problems that belong to the domain of optimal stopping problems. Their solution follows from the odds strategy, and the importance of the odds strategy… …

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  • 165aesthetics — /es thet iks/ or, esp. Brit., /ees /, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the branch of philosophy dealing with such notions as the beautiful, the ugly, the sublime, the comic, etc., as applicable to the fine arts, with a view to establishing the… …

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  • 166death — /deth/, n. 1. the act of dying; the end of life; the total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism. Cf. brain death. 2. an instance of this: a death in the family; letters published after his death. 3. the state of being …

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  • 167furniture — furnitureless, adj. /ferr ni cheuhr/, n. 1. the movable articles, as tables, chairs, desks or cabinets, required for use or ornament in a house, office, or the like. 2. fittings, apparatus, or necessary accessories for something. 3. equipment for …

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  • 168historiography — historiographic /hi stawr ee euh graf ik, stohr /, historiographical, adj. historiographically, adv. /hi stawr ee og reuh fee, stohr /, n., pl. historiographies. 1. the body of literature dealing with historical matters; histories collectively. 2 …

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  • 169linguistics — /ling gwis tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics. [1850 55; see LINGUISTIC, ICS] * * * Study of the nature and structure of… …

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  • 170Spain — /spayn/, n. a kingdom in SW Europe. Including the Balearic and Canary islands, 39,244,195; 194,988 sq. mi. (505,019 sq. km). Cap.: Madrid. Spanish, España. * * * Spain Introduction Spain Background: Spain s powerful world empire of the 16th and… …

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  • 171Stone Age — the period in the history of humankind, preceding the Bronze Age and the Iron Age, and marked by the use of stone implements and weapons: subdivided into the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic periods. [1860 65] * * * First known period of… …

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  • 172theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

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  • 173Southeast Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. The classical literatures of Southeast Asia can be divided into three major regions: the Sanskrit region of… …

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  • 174encyclopaedia — Reference work that contains information on all branches of knowledge or that treats a particular branch of knowledge comprehensively. It is self contained and explains subjects in greater detail than a dictionary. It differs from an almanac in… …

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  • 175French literature — Introduction       the body of written works in the French language produced within the geographic and political boundaries of France. The French language was one of the five major Romance languages to develop from Vulgar Latin as a result of the …

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  • 176logic, history of — Introduction       the history of the discipline from its origins among the ancient Greeks to the present time. Origins of logic in the West Precursors of ancient logic       There was a medieval tradition according to which the Greek philosopher …

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  • 177Psychology of Interest —     Psychology of Interest     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Psychology of Interest     (Lat. interest; Fr. intérêt; Germ. interesse). The mental state called interest has received much attention in recent psychological literature. This is largely… …

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  • 178State of New York —     State of New York     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► State of New York     One of the thirteen colonies of Great Britain, which on 4 July, 1776, adopted the Declaration of Independence and became the United States of America.     BOUNDARIES AND… …

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  • 179Mathematics of radio engineering — A complex valued function. The mathematics of radio engineering is a pleasant and very useful subject. This article is an attempt to provide a reasonably comprehensive summary of this almost limitless topic. While the ideas have historically… …

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  • 180Nanocellulose — or microfibrillated cellulose (MFC), is a material composed of nanosized cellulose fibrils with a high aspect ratio (length to width ratio). Typical dimensions are 5–20 nanometers width and length up to 2000 nanometers. It is pseudo plastic.… …

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