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  • 1 clip — I. v. a. 1. Cut. 2. Prune, trim, pare, curtail, cut short. II. n. 1. Shearing, cutting. 2. Quantity sheared (as of wool), season s shearing. 3. (Colloq.) Blow ( …

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  • 2 North America — North American. the northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending from Central America to the Arctic Ocean. Highest point, Mt. McKinley, 20,300 ft. (6187 m); lowest, Death Valley, 276 ft. (84 m) below sea level. 400,000,000 including… …

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  • 3 shear — shearer, n. shearless, adj. /shear/, v., sheared, sheared or shorn, shearing, n. v.t. 1. to cut (something). 2. to remove by or as if by cutting or clipping with a sharp instrument: to shear wool from sheep …

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  • 4 steel — steellike, adj. /steel/, n. 1. any of various modified forms of iron, artificially produced, having a carbon content less than that of pig iron and more than that of wrought iron, and having qualities of hardness, elasticity, and strength varying …

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  • 5 shear — [[t]ʃɪər[/t]] v. sheared, sheared shorn, shear•ing, 1) to cut (something) 2) ahb. to remove by or as if by cutting or clipping: to shear wool from sheep[/ex] 3) ahb. to cut or clip the hair, fleece, wool, etc., from: to shear sheep[/ex] 4) to… …

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  • 6 Blood flow — is the continuous running of blood in the cardiovascular system. The human body is made up of several processes all carrying out various functions. We have the gastrointestinal system which aids the digestion and the absorption of food. We also… …

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  • 7 climate — /kluy mit/, n. 1. the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years. 2. a region or… …

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  • 8 shear — [c]/ʃɪə / (say shear) verb (sheared or shore, shorn or sheared, shearing) –verb (t) 1. to remove by or as by cutting with a sharp instrument: to shear wool from sheep. 2. to cut the hair, fleece, wool, etc., from. 3. to reap with a sickle. 4 …

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  • 9 pile — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, dart, quill, pole driven into the ground, from Old English pīl, from Latin pilum javelin Date: 12th century 1. a long slender column usually of timber, steel, or reinforced concrete driven into the ground to… …

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  • 10 Spinning (textiles) — Spinning is an ancient textile art in which plant, animal or synthetic fibers are twisted together to form yarn (or thread, rope, or cable). For thousands of years, fiber was spun by hand using simple tools, the spindle and distaff. Only in the… …

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  • 11 Tuff — (from the Italian tufo ) is a type of rock consisting of consolidated volcanic ash ejected from vents during a volcanic eruption. Tuff should not be confused with tufa , another type of rock. Volcanic ashThe products of a volcanic eruption are… …

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  • 12 Motor oil — For the TV documentary focused on the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League, see Oil Change (TV Series). Motor oil sample Motor oil or engine oil is an oil used for lubrication of various internal combustion engines. The main function is… …

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  • 13 Small-angle X-ray scattering — (SAXS) is a small angle scattering (SAS) technique where the elastic scattering of X rays (wavelength 0.1 ... 0.2 nm) by a sample which has inhomogeneities in the nm range, is recorded at very low angles (typically 0.1 10°). This angular range… …

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  • 14 2008 Sichuan earthquake — 2008 Earthquake 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake …

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  • 15 Himalayas — Himalayan, adj. /him euh lay euhz, hi mahl yeuhz/, n. the, a mountain range extending about 1500 mi. (2400 km) along the border between India and Tibet. Highest peak, Mt. Everest, 29,028 ft. (8848 m). Also called the Himalaya, Himalaya Mountains …

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  • 16 baking — Process of cooking by dry heat, especially in an oven. Baked products include bread, cookies, pies, and pastries. Ingredients used in baking include flour, water, leavening agents (baker s yeast, baking soda, baking powder), shortening (fats,… …

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  • 17 wool clip — noun : the annual crop of wool the Australian wool clip * * * the total yield of wool shorn during one season from the sheep of a particular region. [1890 95] * * * wool clip noun A crop of wool from a particular flock of sheep, esp that gathered …

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  • 18 United Airlines Flight 232 — N1819U on its final descent, with visible damage on the horizontal stabilizer and fuselage tail cone Accident summary Date …

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  • 19 Bagnold number — The Bagnold number, named after Ralph Alger Bagnold, used in granular flow calculations, is defined by: Ba=frac{mD^2gamma}{2gamma emu}where m is the mass, D is the grain diameter, gamma is the surface tension and mu is the interstitial fluid… …

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  • 20 History of Pocklington — The town of Pocklington in East Yorkshire, England has a recorded written history that goes back around 1,500 years, and archeological evidence shows settlement at the site as long as 2,500 years ago. This gives it a longer history of settlement… …

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