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  • 161 All-Pro — Le terme All Pro est utilisé principalement au football américain dans la National Football League (NFL) pour désigner les meilleurs joueurs de chaque position au cours de la saison. On obtient ainsi l équipe type de la saison NFL écoulée,… …

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  • 162 Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …

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  • 163 India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 164 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 165 metalogic — /met euh loj ik/, n. the logical analysis of the fundamental concepts of logic. [1835 45; META + LOGIC] * * * Study of the syntax and the semantics of formal languages and formal systems. It is related to, but does not include, the formal… …

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  • 166 Platonism — Platonist, n., adj. /playt n iz euhm/, n. 1. the philosophy or doctrines of Plato or his followers. 2. a Platonic doctrine or saying. 3. the belief that physical objects are impermanent representations of unchanging Ideas, and that the Ideas… …

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  • 167 railroad — /rayl rohd /, n. 1. a permanent road laid with rails, commonly in one or more pairs of continuous lines forming a track or tracks, on which locomotives and cars are run for the transportation of passengers, freight, and mail. 2. an entire system… …

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  • 168 sharp — sharply, adv. sharpness, n. /shahrp/, adj., sharper, sharpest, v., adv., n. adj. 1. having a thin cutting edge or a fine point; well adapted for cutting or piercing: a sharp knife. 2. terminating in an edge or point; not blunt or rounded: The… …

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  • 169 Financial Crisis of 2008 — ▪ 2009 Introduction by Joel Havemann       In 2008 the world economy faced its most dangerous crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The contagion, which began in 2007 when sky high home prices in the United States finally turned… …

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  • 170 Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 171 photography, technology of — Introduction       equipment, techniques, and processes used in the production of photographs.  The most widely used photographic process is the black and white negative–positive system (Figure 1 >). In the camera the lens projects an image of… …

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  • 172 Charles Deburau — Nadar: Charles Deburau as Pierrot, c. 1858. Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris. Jean Charles Deburau (1829–1873) was an important French mime, the son and successor of the legendary Jean Gaspard Deburau, who was immortalized as Baptiste the Pierrot in …

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  • 173 Fabry–Pérot interferometer — Étalon redirects here. For the commune in Somme, France, see Étalon, Somme. Interference fringes, showing fine structure, from a Fabry–Pérot etalon. The source is a cooled deuterium lamp. In optics, a Fabry–Pérot interferometer or etalon is typic …

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  • 174 Red fox — For other uses, see Red fox (disambiguation). Red fox Temporal range: Mid Pleistocene–Recent European red fox (V. v. crucigera) Conservation status …

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  • 175 List of One Thousand and One Nights characters — This is a list of characters within the medieval collection of Middle Eastern folk tales One Thousand and One Nights. An artistic expression of a city from the One Thousand and One Nights. Contents …

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  • 176 List of Star Trek: The Animated Series episodes — Region 1 DVD Set This is an episode list for the science fiction cartoon series Star Trek: The Animated Series (also known as The Animated Adventures of Gene Roddenberry s Star Trek) …

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  • 177 Alexander Day — For the 19th century painter and art collector, see Alexander Day (artist). Alexander Day Alias(es) Marmaduke Davenport, Esq. Charge(s) Four counts of defrauding; two counts of grand larceny Conviction(s) Four counts of defrauding (1723) …

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  • 178 Mike Smith (American football coach) — For other people named Michael Smith, see Michael Smith (disambiguation). Mike Smith Date of birth June 13, 1959 (1959 06 13) (age 52) Position(s) Head Coach College East Tennessee State University Awards 2008 AP NFL Coach of the Year Career …

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  • 179 Morris Chapman — Morris H. Chapman President George W. Bush meets with the leadership of the Southern Baptist Convention in the Oval Office at the White House. Pictured with the President are Dr. Morris Chapman, left, Dr. Frank Page and his wife Dayle Page. Born… …

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  • 180 2001–02 NFL playoffs — The NFL playoffs following the 2001 NFL season led up to Super Bowl XXXVI. For the first time, the NFL scheduled prime time playoff games for the first two rounds in an attempt to attract more television viewers. Saturday wild card and divisional …

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