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  • 1 emaciate — I. v. a. Make lean or thin or spare, reduce in flesh, cause to waste away. II. v. n. Waste away, pine, grow lean or thin or spare, become reduced in flesh. III. a.; (also emaciated) Lean, thin, lank, attenuated, wasted, gaunt, skinny, meagre,… …

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  • 2 fall away — 1. Pine, grow lean, be emaciated, lose flesh. 2. Backslide, apostatize, fall off. 3. Defect, revolt, become disloyal or disaffected, forsake the cause of …

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  • 3 Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …

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  • 4 meat processing — Introduction       preparation of meat for human consumption.       Meat is the common term used to describe the edible portion of animal tissues and any processed or manufactured products prepared from these tissues. Meats are often classified… …

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  • 5 performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 6 endocrine system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  group of ductless glands (gland) that regulate body processes by secreting chemical substances called hormones (hormone). Hormones act on nearby tissues or are carried in the bloodstream to act on specific target organs… …

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  • 7 nutritional disease — Introduction       any of the nutrient related diseases and conditions that cause illness in humans. They may include deficiencies or excesses in the diet, obesity and eating disorders, and chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease,… …

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  • 8 aging — ag·ing (āʹjĭng) n. 1. The process of growing old or maturing. 2. An artificial process for imparting the characteristics and properties of age. * * * Gradual change in an organism that leads to increased risk of weakness, disease, and death. It… …

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  • 9 Gut flora — Escherichia coli, one of the many species of bacteria present in the human gut Gut flora consists of microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts of animals and is the largest reservoir of human flora. In this context, gut is synonymous with… …

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  • 10 angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …

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  • 11 MSNBC — For the news website, a separate company, see msnbc.com. msnbc Launched July 15, 1996 Owned by NBCUniversal Picture format 480i (4:3 SDT …

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  • 12 Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …

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  • 13 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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  • 14 Toyota Production System — The Toyota Production System (TPS) combines management philosophy and practices to form an integrated socio technical system at Toyota. The TPS organizes manufacturing and logistics for the automobile manufacturer, including interaction with… …

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  • 15 Muir Woods National Monument — IUCN Category III (Natural Monument) Sunlight shining through redwood trees at the Muir Woods Nationa …

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  • 16 Motorcycle safety — US Navy motorcycle training at …

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  • 17 Israel — /iz ree euhl, ray /, n. 1. a republic in SW Asia, on the Mediterranean: formed as a Jewish state May 1948. 5,534,672; 7984 sq. mi. (20,679 sq. km). Cap.: Jerusalem. 2. the people traditionally descended from Jacob; the Hebrew or Jewish people. 3 …

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  • 18 aerospace industry — Introduction       assemblage of manufacturing concerns that deal with vehicular flight within and beyond the Earth s atmosphere. (The term aerospace is derived from the words aeronautics and spaceflight.) The aerospace industry is engaged in the …

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  • 19 human embryology — ▪ biology Introduction       the process encompassing the period from the formation of an embryo, through the development of a fetus, to birth.       The human body, like that of most animals, develops from a single cell produced by the union of… …

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  • 20 Fashions — ▪ 2009       The faltering global economy determined the direction of fashion during 2008. Initially, the euro s significant appreciation against the dollar proved a boon to style conscious travelers who, visiting the U.S. from abroad as the year …

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