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  • 1 perissodactyl — perissodactylous, adj. /peuh ris oh dak til/, adj. 1. having an uneven number of toes or digits on each foot. n. 2. any mammal of the order Perissodactyla, comprising the odd toed hoofed quadrupeds and including the tapirs, rhinoceroses, and… …

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  • 2 hand tool — any tool or implement designed for manual operation. * * * Introduction  any of the implements used by craftsmen in manual operations, such as chopping, chiseling, sawing, filing, or forging. Complementary tools, often needed as auxiliaries to… …

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  • 3 heredity — /heuh red i tee/, n., pl. heredities. Biol. 1. the transmission of genetic characters from parents to offspring: it is dependent upon the segregation and recombination of genes during meiosis and fertilization and results in the genesis of a new… …

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  • 4 procellariiform — ▪ bird Introduction  any of the group of seabirds that includes the albatrosses (albatross) (family Diomedeidae); shearwaters (shearwater), fulmars (fulmar), prions (prion), and large petrels (petrel) (Procellariidae); storm petrels (storm… …

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  • 5 Red Line (MBTA) — RED LINE An MBTA Red Line train composed of #3 Red Line stock leaving Charles/MGH station bound for Alewife, going over the Longfellow Bridge …

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  • 6 hymenopteran — /huy meuh nop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. hymenopterous. n. 2. Also, hymenopter. a hymenopterous insect. [1875 80; HYMENOPTER + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   any member of the third largest and perhaps the most beneficial to humans of all insect… …

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  • 7 reproductive behaviour — In animals, any activity directed toward perpetuation of a species. Sexual reproduction, the most common mode, occurs when a female s egg is fertilized by a male s sperm. The resulting unique combination of genes produces genetic variety that… …

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  • 8 Space Shuttle Enterprise — Enterprise OV 101 Enterprise at SLC 6 at Vandenberg AFB OV designation OV 101 Country …

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  • 9 Termite — Not to be confused with Termit (disambiguation), Thermite, or Turmite. This article is about insects. For other uses, see Termite (disambiguation). Termite Temporal range: 228–0 Ma …

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  • 10 Type 45 destroyer — The United Kingdom s Type 45 destroyer (also known as the D or Daring class) is a state of the art air defence destroyer programme of the Royal Navy. The first ship in the class, HMS Daring , was launched on February 1 2006 and is expected to… …

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  • 11 Gender of connectors and fasteners — A male threaded pipe, left, and female threaded elbow. In electrical and mechanical trades and manufacturing, each half of a pair of mating connectors or fasteners is conventionally assigned the designation male or female. The female connector is …

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  • 12 Animal sexual behaviour — This article is about the sexual behaviour of non human animals; see also Human sexuality and Sexual reproduction. Animal sexual behaviour takes many different forms, even within the same species. Among animals other than humans, researchers have …

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  • 13 Optical fiber connector — An optical fiber connector terminates the end of an optical fiber, and enables quicker connection and disconnection than splicing. The connectors mechanically couple and align the cores of fibers so that light can pass. Better connectors lose… …

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  • 14 Ant — For other uses, see Ant (disambiguation). Ants Temporal range: 130–0 Ma …

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  • 15 Mir — This article is about the Soviet/Russian space station. For other uses, see Mir (disambiguation). Mir …

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  • 16 Hasselblad — This article is about Victor Hasselblad AB, the Swedish company. For the founder of the company, Victor Hasselblad, see Victor Hasselblad. For Hasselblad Masters, see Hasselblad Masters Award. For the Hasselblad Award or the Hasselblad Foundation …

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  • 17 Aechmophorus — NOTOC Taxobox name = Aechmophorus image width = 250px image caption = Clark s Grebe regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Podicipediformes familia = Podicipedidae genus = Aechmophorus genus authority = Coues, 1862 subdivision… …

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  • 18 Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …

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  • 19 Decompression (diving) — Divers decompressing in the water at the end of a dive Decompression in the context of diving derives from the reduction in ambient pressure experienced by the diver during the ascent at the end of a dive or hyperbaric exposure and refers to both …

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  • 20 Space Shuttle Atlantis — Atlantis OV 104 Atlantis launching STS 122 mission to dock with the International Space Station OV designation OV 104 Country United States …

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