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  • 41 Fore wind — Fore Fore (f[=o]r), a. [See {Fore}, adv.] Advanced, as compared with something else; toward the front; being or coming first, in time, place, order, or importance; preceding; anterior; antecedent; earlier; forward; opposed to {back} or {behind};… …

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  • 42 Tail beam — Tail Tail, n. [AS. t[ae]gel, t[ae]gl; akin to G. zagel, Icel. tagl, Sw. tagel, Goth. tagl hair. [root]59.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) The terminal, and usually flexible, posterior appendage of an animal. [1913 Webster] Note: The tail of mammals and reptiles… …

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  • 43 Msy Wind Spirit — is a sailing cruise ship for Windstar Cruises.Capacity: 148Crew: 88Tonnage: 5,350Length: 440 feet Beam: 52 feet Draft: 14 feet Cruise speed: 10 knots …

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  • 44 Pretty Cure Splash Star — Futari wa Pretty Cure Splash★Star ふたりはプリキュア Splash★Star (Futari wa Purikyua Supurasshu★Sutā) Genre Comedy, Magical girl, Sport TV anime Directed …

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  • 45 careen — careener, n. /keuh reen /, v.i. 1. (of a vehicle) to lean, sway, or tip to one side while in motion: The car careened around the corner. 2. (of a ship) to heel over or list. 3. career (def. 7). 4. South Midland U.S. to lean or bend away from the… …

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  • 46 windmill — /wind mil /, n. 1. any of various machines for grinding, pumping, etc., driven by the force of the wind acting upon a number of vanes or sails. 2. (loosely) a wind generator; wind plant. 3. Aeron. a small air turbine with blades, like those of an …

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  • 47 Windprofiler — Wind Profiler System am Meteorologischen Observatorium Lindenberg Der Wind Profiler ist ein meteorologisches Messsystem. Mit dem Instrument ist man in der Lage, kostengünstig und in hoher zeitlicher Auflösung den Höhenwind zwischen 500 m bis 16… …

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  • 48 windlass — wind•lass [[t]ˈwɪnd ləs[/t]] n. 1) mac a device for hauling or hoisting, commonly having a horizontal drum on which a rope attached to the load is wound; winch 2) mac to raise, haul, or move (a load) by means of a windlass • Etymology: 1350–1400; …

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  • 49 windlass — /wind leuhs/, n. 1. a device for raising or hauling objects, usually consisting of a horizontal cylinder or barrel turned by a crank, lever, motor, or the like, upon which a cable, rope, or chain winds, the outer end of the cable being attached… …

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  • 50 Weather radar — in Norman, Oklahoma with rainshaft …

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  • 51 Solar power satellite — A solar power satellite, or SPS or Powersat, as originally proposed would be a satellite built in high Earth orbit that uses microwave power transmission to beam solar power to a very large antenna on Earth. Advantages of placing the solar… …

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  • 52 Glossary of nautical terms — This is a glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, many date from the 17th 19th century. See also Wiktionary s nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in English. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …

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  • 53 bridge — bridge1 bridgeable, adj. bridgeless, adj. bridgelike, adj. /brij/, n., v., bridged, bridging, adj. n. 1. a structure spanning and providing passage over a river, chasm, road, or the like. 2. a connecting, transitional, or intermediate route or… …

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  • 54 radar — /ray dahr/, n. 1. Electronics. a device for determining the presence and location of an object by measuring the time for the echo of a radio wave to return from it and the direction from which it returns. 2. a means or sense of awareness or… …

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  • 55 building construction — Techniques and industry involved in the assembly and erection of structures. Early humans built primarily for shelter, using simple methods. Building materials came from the land, and fabrication was dictated by the limits of the materials and… …

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  • 56 navigation — navigational, adj. /nav i gay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of navigating. 2. the art or science of plotting, ascertaining, or directing the course of a ship, aircraft, or guided missile. [1520 30; < L navigation (s. of navigatio) a voyage.… …

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  • 57 technology, history of — Introduction       the development over time of systematic techniques for making and doing things. The term technology, a combination of the Greek technē, “art, craft,” with logos, “word, speech,” meant in Greece a discourse on the arts, both… …

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  • 58 Sailing — is the art of controlling a sailing vessel. By changing the rigging, rudder and dagger or centre board, a sailor manages the force of the wind on the sails in order to change the direction and speed of a boat. Mastery of the skill requires… …

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  • 59 Mathematics and Physical Sciences — ▪ 2003 Introduction Mathematics       Mathematics in 2002 was marked by two discoveries in number theory. The first may have practical implications; the second satisfied a 150 year old curiosity.       Computer scientist Manindra Agrawal of the… …

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  • 60 Magnetic sail — A magnetic sail or magsail is a proposed method of spacecraft propulsion which would use a static magnetic field to deflect charged particles radiated by the Sun as a plasma wind, and thus impart momentum to accelerate the spacecraft.[1][2] A… …

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