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  • 1 To hold one's own — Hold Hold, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Held}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Holding}. {Holden}, p. p., is obs. in elegant writing, though still used in legal language.] [OE. haldan, D. houden, OHG. hoten, Icel. halda, Dan. holde, Sw. h[*a]lla, Goth. haldan to feed,… …

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  • 2 To take one's own course — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …

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  • 3 Out of one's own head — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …

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  • 4 To stand in one's own light — Light Light (l[imac]t), n. [OE. light, liht, AS. le[ o]ht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha[thorn], Icel. lj[=o]s, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko s white, Skr. ruc to shine. [root]122. Cf. {Lucid}, {Lunar},… …

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  • 5 After one's own heart — Heart Heart (h[aum]rt), n. [OE. harte, herte, heorte, AS. heorte; akin to OS. herta, OFies. hirte, D. hart, OHG. herza, G. herz, Icel. hjarta, Sw. hjerta, Goth. ha[ i]rt[=o], Lith. szirdis, Russ. serdtse, Ir. cridhe, L. cor, Gr. kardi a, kh^r.… …

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  • 6 To know one's own limitations — Limitation Lim i*ta tion ( t[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. limitatio: cf. F. limitation. See {Limit}, v. t.] 1. The act of limiting; the state or condition of being limited; as, the limitation of his authority was approved by the council. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 7 To be one's own mistress — Mistress Mis tress, n. [OE. maistress, OF. maistresse, F. ma[^i]tresse, LL. magistrissa, for L. magistra, fem. of magister. See {Master}, {Mister}, and cf. {Miss} a young woman.] 1. A woman having power, authority, or ownership; a woman who… …

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  • 8 Power engineering — Power engineering, also called power systems engineering, is a subfield of electrical engineering that deals with the generation, transmission and distribution of electric power as well as the electrical devices connected to such systems… …

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  • 9 Power Computing Corporation — (often referred to as Power Computing) was the first company selected by Apple Computer to create Macintosh compatible computers. Stephen “Steve” Kahng, a computer engineer best known for his design of the Leading Edge Model D, founded the… …

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  • 10 Power strip — Power bar redirects here. For the manufacturer of energy food products, see PowerBar. French/Belgian power strip A power strip (also known as an extension block, power board and by many other variations) is a block of electrical sockets that… …

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  • 11 One Ring — The One Ring is a fictional artifact that appears as the central plot element in J. R. R. Tolkien s Middle earth fantasy novels. It is described in an earlier story, The Hobbit (1937), as a magic ring of invisibility. The sequel The Lord of the… …

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  • 12 Power (philosophy) — Powerful redirects here. For other uses, see Power (disambiguation). Power is a measurement of an entity s ability to control its environment, including the behavior of other entities. The term authority is often used for power perceived as… …

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  • 13 Power FM — Infobox Radio station name = 103.2 Power FM area = South Hampshire airdate = 4 December 1988 frequency = 103.2 MHz FM share = 7.0% share as of = September 2007 share source = [http://www.rajar.co.uk/listening/quarterly listening.php] format = CHR …

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  • 14 Power Chamber — The Power Chamber, and, before hand, the Command Center, were the fictional headquarters for the Power Rangers in the television series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and its sequels up to .Initially, the base was called the Command Center, and… …

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  • 15 Power Pete — Mighty Mike redirects here. For the Dutch darts player, see Michael van Gerwen. Cover art for Power Pete. Power Pete is a computer game developed by Pangea Software and published by the Interplay Entertainment Corporation under the MacPlay brand… …

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  • 16 Power Boys — The Power Boys are two fictional brothers in a series of 6 children s novels by Mel Lyle, published in the mid 1960s by Whitman Publishing. Contents 1 The characters 2 The stories 3 Editions 4 The author …

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  • 17 Power Instinct — Genres Fighting game Developers Atlus, Noise Factory Publishers Atlus Platforms Arcade …

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  • 18 One-off housing — is a term used in Ireland to refer to the building of individual rural houses, outside of towns and villages. The term is used to contrast with housing developments where multiple units are constructed as part of a housing estate or city street.… …

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  • 19 One Hundred Years of Solitude —   …

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  • 20 One Mighty and Strong — is a person of unknown identity who was the subject of an 1832 prophecy by Joseph Smith, Jr., the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, echoing the words and prophecy of Isaiah 28:2. The One Mighty and Strong was said by Smith to be one who… …

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