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  • 1 face cord — ☆ face cord n. a measure of wood cut for fuel, as arranged in a pile 8 feet wide, 4 feet high, and with pieces 12 to 18 inches in length * * * …

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  • 2 face cord — ☆ face cord n. a measure of wood cut for fuel, as arranged in a pile 8 feet wide, 4 feet high, and with pieces 12 to 18 inches in length …

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  • 3 face cord — noun : a cubic measure for wood equivalent to a pile whose length is 8 feet, whose height is 4 feet, and whose width varying with the length of the pieces is usually from 12 to 36 inches * * * face cord, a unit for measuring cut firewood. A pile… …

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  • 4 face cord — noun Date: circa 1926 a unit of wood cut for fuel equal to a stack 4 × 8 feet with lengths of pieces from about 12 to 16 inches …

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  • 5 face-cord — unit of wood measurement equal to a stack four by eight feet in volume Units of Measurement …

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  • 6 face cord —    a unit of volume for firewood. See rick …

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  • 7 cord — [kôrd] n. [ME & OFr corde < L chorda < Gr chordē, catgut, chord, cord < IE base * gher , intestine > YARN] 1. a thick string or thin rope 2. any force acting as a tie or bond 3. [from use of a cord in measuring] a measure of wood cut… …

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  • 8 Cord (unit) — A cord of wood The cord is a unit of measure of dry volume used in Canada and the United States to measure firewood and pulpwood. A cord is the amount of wood that, when ranked and well stowed (arranged so pieces are aligned, parallel, touching… …

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  • 9 Cord (volume) — The cord is a unit of measure of dry volume used in Canada and the United States to measure firewood and pulpwood. One cord, also commonly called a full cord or bush cord, is defined as convert|128|cuft|m3|2, [cite web last = British Columbia… …

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  • 10 cord — corder, n. cordlike, adj. /kawrd/, n. 1. a string or thin rope made of several strands braided, twisted, or woven together. 2. Elect. a small, flexible, insulated cable. 3. a ribbed fabric, esp. corduroy. 4. a cordlike rib on the surface of cloth …

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  • 11 John Mc Cord — Fiche d’identité Nationalité …

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  • 12 North Face (film) — North Face Directed by Philipp Stölzl Produced by Boris Schönfelder Danny Krausz Benjamin Herrmann Written by Christoph Silber, Rupert Henning, Johannes Naber, Phillip Stölzl …

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  • 13 Firewood — For the Witchcraft album, see Firewood (album). Cordwood redirects here. For the construction material, see Cordwood construction. Firewood on the way to market Firewood is any wood like material that is gathered and used for fuel. Generally,… …

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  • 14 Wood fuel — is wood used as fuel. The burning of wood is currently the largest use of energy derived from a solid fuel biomass. Wood fuel can be used for cooking and heating, and occasionally for fueling steam engines and steam turbines that generate… …

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  • 15 Units of Measurement — Do you know the story of the facetious unit of beauty called the millihelen ? Since it is that the astonishingly beautiful Helen of Troy had a face that launched a thousand ships , a millihelen is a unit of beauty equal to the ability to launch… …

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  • 16 rick —    a traditional unit of volume for firewood. A rick represents a stack of split firewood 4 feet high and 8 feet long, the logs being of a standard length, usually 16 inches. This is equivalent to 1/3 cord or 1.208 steres. However, because the… …

    Dictionary of units of measurement

  • 17 nervous system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases or disorders that affect the functioning of the human nervous system (nervous system, human). Everything that humans sense, consider, and effect and all the unlearned reflexes of the body depend on the… …

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  • 18 nervous system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction       system that conducts stimuli from sensory receptors to the brain and spinal cord and that conducts impulses back to other parts of the body. As with other higher vertebrates, the human nervous system has two main… …

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  • 19 Trigeminal nerve — Nerve: Trigeminal nerve Trigeminal nerve, shown in yellow …

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  • 20 syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …

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