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  • 1 Catch-up effect — The catch up effect, also called the theory of convergence, states that poorer economies tend to grow at faster rates than richer economies. Therefore, all economies should in the long run converge in terms of per capita income and productivity.… …

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  • 2 catch per unit effort — an older term for the catch in numbers or weight taken for a given amount of fishing effort over time using specific gear, expressed as a ratio. Often considered an index of fish biomass or abundance a decline in CPUE usually indicates a decline …

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  • 3 efficiency of catch — The proportion of water droplets in the path of aircraft to the total number that will actually strike it, expressed as a percentage …

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  • 4 Shortraker rock-fish — Taxobox name = Sebastes borealis regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Scorpaeniformes familia = Sebastidae genus = Sebastes genus authority = Cuvier, 1829 species = S. borealis binomial = Sebastes borealis… …

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  • 5 football — /foot bawl /, n. 1. a game in which two opposing teams of 11 players each defend goals at opposite ends of a field having goal posts at each end, with points being scored chiefly by carrying the ball across the opponent s goal line and by place… …

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  • 6 Agriculture and Food Supplies — ▪ 2007 Introduction Bird flu reached Europe and Africa, and concerns over BSE continued to disrupt trade in beef. An international vault for seeds was under construction on an Arctic island. Stocks of important food fish species were reported… …

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  • 7 Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …

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  • 8 Trophic level — First trophic level The plants in this image, and the algae and phytoplankton in the lake, are primary producers. They take nutrients from the soil or the water, and manufacture their own food by photosynthesis, using energy from the sun. The… …

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  • 9 MythBusters (2007 season) — Country of origin Australia United States No. of episodes 25 (includes 4 specials) Broadcast Original channel Discovery Channel …

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  • 10 Multijunction photovoltaic cell — Multi junction solar cells or tandem cells are solar cells containing several p n junctions. Each junction is tuned to a different wavelength of light, reducing one of the largest inherent sources of losses, and thereby increasing efficiency.… …

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  • 11 Ship — A ship IPA|/ʃɪp/ audio|en us ship.ogg|Audio (US) is a large vessel that floats on water. Ships are generally distinguished from boats based on size. Ships may be found on lakes, seas, and rivers and they allow for a variety of activities, such as …

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  • 12 Overfishing — Atlantic cod stocks were severely overfished in the 1970s and 1980s, leading to their abrupt collapse in 1992 Overfishing …

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  • 13 List of MythBusters episodes — This is the episode list of the popular science television series MythBusters which airs on Discovery Channel. There is no consistent system for organizing MythBusters episodes into seasons. The show does not follow a typical calendar of on and… …

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  • 14 MythBusters (2011 season) — Country of origin Australia United States Broadcast Original channel Discovery Channel Original run …

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  • 15 environment — environmental, adj. environmentally, adv. /en vuy reuhn meuhnt, vuy euhrn /, n. 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecol. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors… …

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  • 16 MythBusters (2006 season) — Country of origin Australia United States No. of episodes 28 (includes 2 specials) Broadcast Original channel Discovery Channel …

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  • 17 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 18 Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 19 United 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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  • 20 commercial fishing — Introduction  the taking of fish and other seafood and resources from oceans, rivers, and lakes for the purpose of marketing them.       Fishing is one of the oldest employments of humankind. Ancient heaps of discarded mollusk shells (shell… …

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