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North-West Semitic title and honorific meaning "master" or "lord" that is used for various gods who were patrons of cities in the Levant and Asia Minor,
used as bearing material for axles and crankshafts, based on the tin alloy invented for use in steam engines. They provide a low-friction lining for bearing shells made of stronger metals such as cast iron, steel, or bronze.
a headscarf tied under the chin, typical of those worn by Polish and Russian women.
malicious talk about someone who is not present.
a mistimed explosion; (of a plan or action) rebound adversely on the originator; have the opposite effect to what was intended.
refers to light from a flash or strobe reflecting back from particles in the lens's field of view causing specks of light to appear in the photo. This gives rise to what are sometimes referred to as orb artifacts which can result from snowflakes, rain or mist, or airborne dust.
humorous or witty conversation.
one's sphere of operations or particular area of interest.
ski mask, is a form of cloth headgear designed to expose only part of the face. Depending on style and how it's worn only the eyes, mouth and nose, or just the front of the face are unprotected. Versions with a full face opening may be rolled into a hat to cover the crown of the head or folded down as a collar around the neck.
the place of origin or earliest known history of something. // a record of ownership of a work of art or an antique, used as a guide to authenticity or quality
a device intended to limit the amount of current in an electric circuit. A familiar and widely used example is the inductive one used in fluorescent lamps, to limit the current through the tube, which would otherwise rise to destructive levels due to the tube's negative resistance characteristic.
a type of brimless round cocked hat with a cockade or ribbons attached, worn by certain Scottish regiments.
a heavy laced leather walking boot.
one of the three Magi.
2. a wine bottle holding 13 quarts
a garment made of a strip of cloth. Today the term refers most frequently to the garment that wraps around a woman's breasts in sporting and bathing costumes dating back to Roman times.
most often refers to the colorfully decorated and barbed sticks used in bullfighting, as illustrated on this page.
nocturnal, very similar in appearance to the rat as they have long, pointed heads and snouts and a short and compact body with a long, thin tail. Despite this though, bandicoots are about the size of a rabbit and use their powerful hind legs to hop around in the same way.
a problem of inaccurate colour presentation in computer graphics. For instance, displaying natural gradients (like sunsets, dawns or clear blue skies) can show minor banding.
a power tool which uses a blade consisting of a continuous band of metal with teeth along one edge to cut various workpieces. The minimum radius of a curve that can be cut on a particular saw is determined by the width of the band and its kerf.
a synonym for data transfer rate, the amount of data that can be carried from one point to another in a given time period (usually a second). Network is usually expressed in bits per second (bps); modern networks typically have speeds measured in the millions of bits per second (megabits per second, or Mbps) or billions of bits per second (gigabits per second, or Gbps).
a folk song sung by Venetian gondoliers, or a piece of music composed in that style.
a professional poet, employed by a patron, such as a monarch or nobleman, to commemorate the patron's ancestors and to praise the patron's own activities.
he worship, particularly when considered excessive, of William Shakespeare.
a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with a collapsible hood over the rear half, a seat in front for the driver, and seats facing each other for the passengers, used especially in the 19th century.
an enclosure or barracks formerly used for temporary confinement of slaves or convicts
a narrow, winding river gorge
two pea - sized organs that are located under the skin in a woman's genital area. These glands secrete fluid that helps lubricate the vagina
an overhanging, wall-mounted turret projecting from the walls of medieval fortifications from the early 14th century up to the 16th century. Most frequently found at corners, they protected a warder and enabled him to see his surroundings.
a (generally wooden) board covering the lowest part of an interior wall. Its purpose is to cover the joint between the wall surface and the floor.
It covers the uneven edge of flooring next to the wall; protects the wall from kicks, abrasion, and furniture; and can serve as a decorative molding.
in stories and legends : a reptile that can kill people by breathing on them or looking at them. A legendary serpent or dragon with lethal breath and glance