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  • 101Siege of Dubrovnik — Part of the Croatian War of Independence …

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  • 102Soliton (optics) — In optics, the term soliton is used to refer to any optical field that does not change during propagation because of a delicate balance between nonlinear and linear effects in the medium. There are two main kinds of solitons: spatial solitons:… …

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  • 103Lenses for SLR and DSLR cameras — This article is about photographic lenses for single lens reflex film cameras (SLRs) and digital single lens reflex cameras (DSLRs). Furthermore, the emphasis is on modern lenses for 35 mm film SLRs and for DSLRs with sensor sizes less than or… …

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  • 104Bulgaria — /bul gair ee euh, bool /, n. a republic in SE Europe. 8,652,745; 42,800 sq. mi. (110,850 sq. km). Cap.: Sofia. * * * Bulgaria Introduction Bulgaria Background: The Bulgars, a Central Asian Turkic tribe, merged with the local Slavic inhabitants in …

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  • 105Estonia — /e stoh nee euh, e stohn yeuh/, n. a republic in N Europe, on the Baltic, S of the Gulf of Finland: an independent republic 1918 40; annexed by the Soviet Union 1940; regained independence 1991. 1,444,721; 17,413 sq. mi. (45,100 sq. km). Cap.:… …

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  • 106Qatar — Qatari, adj., n. /kah tahr, keuh tahr /, n. an independent emirate on the Persian Gulf; under British protection until 1971. 665,485; 8500 sq. mi. (22,000 sq. km). Cap.: Doha. Also, Katar. * * * Qatar Introduction Qatar Background: Ruled by the… …

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  • 107property law — Introduction       principles, policies, and rules by which disputes over property are to be resolved and by which property transactions may be structured. What distinguishes property law from other kinds of law is that property law deals with… …

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  • 108Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 — Panasonic DMC GH1K Type Micro Four Thirds System Sensor 17.3 × 13 mm Live MOS (in 4:3 aspect ratio) Maximum …

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  • 109Metamaterial antenna — This Z antenna tested at the National Institute of Standards and Technology is smaller than a standard antenna with comparable properties. Its high efficiency is derived from the Z element inside the square that acts as a metamaterial, greatly… …

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  • 110Yeshiva University — Infobox University name = Yeshiva University motto = Torah U Madda free label = Slogan free = Bring Wisdom to Life established = 1886 type = Private, Jewish calendar= Semester endowment = US $1.410 billion [cite web | title = All Institutions… …

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  • 111Burnsville, Minnesota — Infobox Settlement official name = Burnsville, Minnesota settlement type = City nickname = imagesize = image caption = Grande Market Square at Nicollet Avenue and Burnsville Parkway is the cornerstone of the Heart of the City project. mapsize =… …

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  • 112Reconnaissance — This article is about military reconnaissance. For other uses of reconnaissance, see Reconnaissance (disambiguation). For monitoring activity over a period, see surveillance. For civilian usages, such as civil and geodetic engineering, see land… …

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  • 113Zone plate — A zone plate is a device used to focus light. Unlike lenses however, zone plates use diffraction instead of refraction. Created by Augustin Jean Fresnel [freɪ nel] , they are sometimes called Fresnel zone plates in his honor. The zone plate s… …

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  • 114Human eye — Infobox Anatomy Name = Eye Caption = Schematic diagram of the human eye. The human eye is similar to most mammalian eyes.Dynamic rangeThe retina has a static contrast ratio of around 100:1 (about 6 1/2 stops). As soon as the eye moves (saccades)… …

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  • 115Economy of India — The economy of India, measured in USD exchange rate terms, is the twelfth largest in the world, with a GDP of around $1 trillion (2008). [http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Business/Economy loses trillion dollar status/articleshow/3186378.cms The …

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  • 116Contemporary dream interpretation — was first modelled by Sigmund Freud in his landmark monograph The Interpretation of Dreams. His was the first comprehensive approach to understanding dreams. Freud emphasized the analysis of dreams as a means to unlocking the unconscious, and… …

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  • 117Microlens — A microlens is a small lens, generally with a diameter less than a millimetre (mm) and often as small as 10 micrometres (µm). The small sizes of the lenses means that a simple design can give good optical quality but sometimes unwanted effects… …

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  • 118War in Afghanistan (2001–present) — War in Afghanistan Part of the Afghan civil war and the War on Terror …

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  • 119Buddhism — Buddhist, n., adj. Buddhistic, Buddhistical, adj. Buddhistically, adv. /booh diz euhm, bood iz /, n. a religion, originated in India by Buddha (Gautama) and later spreading to China, Burma, Japan, Tibet, and parts of southeast Asia, holding that… …

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  • 120motion-picture technology — Introduction       the means for the production and showing of motion pictures. It includes not only the motion picture camera and projector but also such technologies as those involved in recording sound, in editing both picture and sound, in… …

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