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  • 1 dry — Want of moisture. A term applied to one who is opposed to traffic in alcoholic beverages and advocates legislation and strict law enforcement to put an end to it. State v Shumaker, 200 Ind 623, 157 NE 769, 58 ALR 954 …

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  • 2 aridity — n. 1. Dryness, aridness, parchedness, siccity, want of moisture, sterility, barrenness, unfertility. 2. Dryness, want of interest, dulness, pointlessness, jejuneness, unsuggestiveness, barrenness, infecundity, sterility. 3. Dulness, insensibility …

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  • 3 Wither — With er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Withered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Withering}.] [OE. wideren; probably the same word as wederen to weather (see {Weather}, v. & n.); or cf. G. verwittern to decay, to be weather beaten, Lith. vysti to wither.] [1913… …

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  • 4 Withered — Wither With er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Withered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Withering}.] [OE. wideren; probably the same word as wederen to weather (see {Weather}, v. & n.); or cf. G. verwittern to decay, to be weather beaten, Lith. vysti to wither.] [1913… …

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  • 5 Withering — Wither With er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Withered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Withering}.] [OE. wideren; probably the same word as wederen to weather (see {Weather}, v. & n.); or cf. G. verwittern to decay, to be weather beaten, Lith. vysti to wither.] [1913… …

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  • 6 siccity — n. Dryness, aridity, want of moisture …

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  • 7 Heliciculture — (snail farming) is the process of farming or raising snails.HistoryRoasted snail shells have been found in archaeological excavations, an indication that snails have been eaten since prehistoric times [ [http://watarts.uwaterloo.ca/… …

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  • 8 Installing building insulation — Due to the variety of building insulation materials available and the various building elements that may require insulation, there are a number of ways of installing building insulation.Where to insulateWhere to insulate depends on where your… …

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  • 9 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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  • 10 Air well (condenser) — High mass air well of Belgian engineer Achile Knapen in Trans en Provence …

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  • 11 Urinary incontinence — Classification and external resources ICD 10 N39.3 N39.4, R32 …

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  • 12 List of common misconceptions — This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive. This is a list of current, widely held, false ideas and beliefs about notable topics which have been reported by reliable sources from around the world. Each has been discussed in published… …

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  • 13 architecture — /ahr ki tek cheuhr/, n. 1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of… …

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  • 14 John D. Hamaker — (1914–1994), was an American mechanical engineer, ecologist, agronomist and science writer in the fields of soil remineralization, rock dusting, mineral cycles, climate cycles and glaciology. Contents 1 Biography 2 Discoveries inventions 3… …

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  • 15 List of minor Star Wars characters — This article is about minor characters in the fictional Star Wars universe, who do not fit into any other category.AlisiaAlisia is a female Gran who works as a station nurse in the Med Center of Tansarii Point Station. She and a 2 1B Surgical… …

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  • 16 ExOfficio — Infobox Company name = ExOfficio type = Subsidiary of Jarden foundation = 1986 location = Tukwila, Washington industry = Retail products = Outdoor and Travel Clothing homepage = [http://www.exofficio.com www.exofficio.com] ExOfficio is an outdoor …

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  • 17 Glossary of cue sports terms — The following is a glossary of traditional English language terms used in the three overarching cue sports disciplines: carom (or carambole) billiards referring to the various carom games played on a billiard table without pockets; pool (pocket… …

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  • 18 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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  • 19 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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  • 20 arctic — arctically, adv. /ahrk tik/ or, esp. for 7, /ahr tik/, adj. 1. (often cap.) of, pertaining to, or located at or near the North Pole: the arctic region. 2. coming from the North Pole or the arctic region: an arctic wind. 3. characteristic of the… …

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