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  • 1 Eight cone — Cone Cone (k[=o]n?), n. [L. conus cone (in sense 1), Gr. kw^nos; akin to Skr. [,c]ana whetstone, L. cuneus wedge, and prob. to E. hone. See {Hone}, n.] 1. (Geom.) A solid of the form described by the revolution of a right angled triangle about… …

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  • 2 Octangular — Oc*tan gu*lar, a. [L. octangulus eight cornered; octo eight + angulus angle.] Having eight angles; eight angled. {Oc*tan gu*lar*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Octangularness — Octangular Oc*tan gu*lar, a. [L. octangulus eight cornered; octo eight + angulus angle.] Having eight angles; eight angled. {Oc*tan gu*lar*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 octagon — (n.) 1650s, from L. octagonos, from Gk. oktagononos, lit. eight angled, from okta comb. form of okto eight (see EIGHT (Cf. eight)) + gonia angle, related to gony knee (see KNEE (Cf. knee)) …

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  • 5 octagon — noun a plane figure with eight straight sides and eight angles. Derivatives octagonal adjective octagonally adverb Origin C16: via L. from Gk octagōnos eight angled …

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  • 6 Aachen — • In French, Aix la Chapelle, the name by which the city is generally known; in Latin Aquae Grani, later Aquisgranum Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Aachen     Aachen      …

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  • 7 octagonal — a. Eight sided, eight angled …

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  • 8 octangular — /ɒkˈtæŋgjələ/ (say ok tanggyuhluh) adjective having eight angles. {Latin octangulus eight angled + ar1} …

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  • 9 Tirumandhiram — The Tirumantiram, is a Tamil religious poetic work written in the tenth CCE by Tirumular. It consists of over three thousand verses dealing with various aspects of spirituality, ethics and praise of the Hindu God Shiva. The Tirumantiram is the… …

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  • 10 octangle — /ok tang geuhl/, adj. 1. octangular. n. 2. octagon. [1605 15; < LL octangulus eight angled, equiv. to L oct OCT + angulus ANGLE] * * * …

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  • 11 1942 Design Light Fleet Carrier — Colossus class aircraft carrier redirects here. For other ship classes, see Colossus class. Majestic class aircraft carrier redirects here. For the pre dreadnought battleships, see Majestic class battleship …

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  • 12 Dalek variants — …

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  • 13 naval ship — Introduction       the chief instrument by which a nation extends its military power onto the seas. Warships protect the movement over water of military forces to coastal areas where they may be landed and used against enemy forces; warships… …

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  • 14 china — /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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  • 15 China — /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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  • 16 Glossary of golf — The following is a glossary of the terminology used in the sport of golf. Where words in a sentence are also defined elsewhere in this article, they appear in italics. Contents: Top · 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z …

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  • 17 theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

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  • 18 Glossary of climbing terms — This page describes terms and jargon related to climbing and mountaineering. Contents: Top · 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A …

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  • 19 Essex class aircraft carrier — Essex was a class of aircraft carriers of the United States Navy, which constituted the 20th century s most numerous class of heavy warships, with 24 ships built. These included members of the long hull Ticonderoga variant/subclass, which some… …

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  • 20 Golf glossary — The following is a glossary of the terminology used in the sport of golf. Where words in a sentence are also defined elsewhere in this article, they appear in italics. A :; Ace: when a player hits the ball directly from the tee into the cup with… …

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