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  • 1Acceleration — Accelerate redirects here. For other uses, see Accelerate (disambiguation). Classical mechanics Newton s Second Law …

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  • 2Tidal acceleration — is an effect of the tidal forces between an orbiting natural satellite ( i.e. a moon), and the planet (called the primary) that it orbits. It causes a gradual recession of a satellite in a prograde orbit away from the primary, and a corresponding …

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  • 3Ghost (short story) — Ghost is the framing story in Larry Niven s 1994 fixup Crashlander that lightly connects and extends the other Beowulf Shaeffer stories published up to that time. The chapters in Crashlander are arranged in the following sequence::* Ghost: One:*… …

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  • 4Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 5Current sea level rise — This article is about the current and future rise in sea level associated with global warming. For sea level changes in Earth s history, see Sea level#Changes through geologic time. Sea level measurements from 23 long tide gauge records in… …

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  • 6nervous 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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  • 7ECONOMIC AFFAIRS — THE PRE MANDATE (LATE OTTOMAN) PERIOD Geography and Borders In September 1923 a new political entity was formally recognized by the international community. Palestine, or Ereẓ Israel as Jews have continued to refer to it for 2,000 years,… …

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  • 8Sea level rise — is an increase in sea level. Multiple complex factors may influence this change. Sea level has risen about 130 meters (400 ft) since the peak of the last ice age about 18,000 years ago. Most of the rise occurred before 6,000 years ago. From 3,000 …

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  • 9g-force — This article is about a type of acceleration. For other uses, see G force (disambiguation). This top fuel dragster can accelerate from zero to 160 kilometres per hour (100 mph) in 0.86 seconds. This is a horizontal acceleration of 5.3 g …

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  • 10Kilogram — Kg redirects here. For other uses, see Kg (disambiguation). Kilogram A computer generated image of the international prototype kilogram (IPK). The IPK is the kilogram. The IPK, which is roughly the size of a golf ball, sits here alongside a ruler …

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  • 11Business 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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  • 12Weightlessness — Zero gravity redirects here. For other uses, see Zero gravity (disambiguation). Zero G redirects here. For other uses, see Zero G (disambiguation). 0G redirects here. For other uses, see 0G (disambiguation). Weightlessness (or zero g) is the… …

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  • 13Crystal oscillator — A miniature 4 MHz quartz crystal enclosed in a hermetically sealed HC 49/US package, used as the resonator in a crystal oscillator. A crystal oscillator is an electronic oscillator circuit that uses the mechanical resonance of a vibrating crystal …

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  • 14G-force — (also G force, g load) is a measurement of an object s acceleration expressed in g s. It is proportional to the reaction force that an object experiences as a result of this acceleration or, more correctly, as a result of the net effect of this… …

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  • 15Traumatic brain injury — See also: Brain injury (disambiguation) Traumatic brain injury Classification and external resources …

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  • 16Spacecraft propulsion — A remote camera captures a close up view of a Space Shuttle Main Engine during a test firing at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Mississippi Spacecraft propulsion is any method used to accelerate spacecraft and artificial… …

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  • 17china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 18China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 19United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 20human development — ▪ biology Introduction  the process of growth and change that takes place between birth and maturity.       Human growth is far from being a simple and uniform process of becoming taller or larger. As a child (child development) gets bigger,… …

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