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Chloroplasts are organelles found in plant cells and other eukaryotic organisms that conduct photosynthesis. Chloroplasts capture light energy to conserve free energy in the form of ATP and reduce NADP to NADPH through a complex set of processes called photosynthesis.Chloroplasts are green because they contain the chlorophyll pigment

Chloropropane may refer to:* n-Propyl chloride * Isopropyl chloride

Chlorous acid
Chlorous acid is an inorganic compound with the formula HClO2. It is a weak acid. Chlorine has oxidation state +3 in this acid. The pure substance is unstable, disproportionating to hypochlorous acid and chloric acid :Although the acid is difficult to obtain in pure substance, the conjugate base, chlorite, derived from this acid are

Choanocytes are cells that line the interior of Asconoid, syconoid and leuconoid body type sponges that contain a central flagellum surrounded by a collar of microvilli which are connected by a thin membrane. It is the closest family member to the free-living ancestor called choanoflagellate

CHOC may mean:* Canadian House of Commons* Children's Hospital of Orange County , California, USA* Chapel Allerton Orthopaedic Centre at Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, England* Chocolate agar* The Cambridge History of China

Chock (disambiguation)
Chock may refer to:* Chock Devices for preventing movement:* Chock * Chock , anchor* Chock, component of a sailing block- See also :* Choc * Chok * "Chocky", short story

Chock (wheel)
Wheel chocks are wedges of sturdy material placed behind a vehicle's wheels to prevent accidental movement. Chocks are placed for safety in addition to setting the brakes. The bottom surface is sometimes coated in rubber to enhance grip with the ground. For ease of removal, a rope may be tied to the chock or a set of two chocks

Chocolat (1988 film)
Chocolat is a 1988 film directed by Claire Denis, about a French family that lives in colonial Cameroon. Marc and Aimée Dalens are the parents of France , a young girl who befriends Protée , a Cameroon native who is the family's household servant

Chocolat (2000 soundtrack)
Chocolat is the soundtrack, on the Sony Classical label, of the 2000 Academy Award-nominated film Chocolat starring Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp, Dame Judi Dench, Alfred Molina and Carrie-Anne Moss

Chocolat (disambiguation)
Chocolat is a 1999 novel by Joanne Harris.Chocolat may also refer to:* Chocolat , an adaptation of the novel, about a woman who opens a chocolaterie** Chocolat

Chocolat (Kaya Single)
is the fifth single and major label debut of Kaya, released on April 23, 2008.The title track, "Chocolat," is composed by Hora

Chocolat (manhwa)
Chocolat is a manhwa written by Shin Ji-sang and illustrated by Geo. It is published by Sigongsa and distributed in the United States by Yen Press.-Plot:

Chocolat (singer)
is a Japanese singer from the greater Tokyo area in Japan. Chocolat debuted in 1997 on Epic Records with her first single Chocolat a la mode. Chocolat is a twin, her younger sister heaco is a singer as well. In 1998 Chocolat married musician Akito Katayose from the band GREAT3 in Maui, Hawaii which subsequently became her favorite place

Chocolate (2001 film)
Chocolate is a 2001 Tamil film directed by A. Venkatesh featuring Prashanth and Jaya Re in the lead roles. Livingston, Suhasini, Mumtaj and Nagendra Prasad play supporting roles, while the film's score and soundtrack are composed by Deva.- Plot :

Chocolate (2007 film)
Chocolate is a Malayalam movie released in 2007, directed by Shafi. This is a campus story entertainer. Main actors are Prithviraj, Jayasurya, Roma, Samvrutha Sunil, and Remya Nabeeshan. Music by Alex Paul and lyrics by Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma and Singers are M.G

Chocolate (2008 film)
Chocolate , also known as Zen, Warrior Within, is a 2008 Thai martial arts film starring Yanin "Jeeja" Vismistananda in her debut film performance. It is directed by Prachya Pinkaew, with martial arts choreography by Panna Rittikrai

Chocolate (band)
Chocolate was a Uruguayan band from Montevideo, specializing in cumbia music. They released 3 studio albums, & at their peak, became a huge success in South America, even touring the USA in 2001

Chocolate (disambiguation)
Chocolate is a delicious foodstuff.Chocolate may also refer to:-Geography:* Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines* Chocolate Mountains, California, United States* Chocolate Mountains , United States-Music:

Chocolate (Hindi film)
Chocolate is a 2005 Bollywood film starring Anil Kapoor, Sunil Shetty, Arshad Warsi, Emraan Hashmi, Irrfan Khan, Tanushree Dutta and Sushma Reddy in the lead roles. It is a thriller and most part of the film was shot in London

Chod may refer to:* Chod, a slang word originating from Birmingham, UK describing a young person unable to perform simple tasks no matter how many times they are shown

Chodes is a municipality in the province of Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. As of 2007, Chodes had a population of 152.-References:

Choice consists of the mental process of judging the merits of multiple options and selecting one of them. While a choice can be made between imagined options , often a choice is made between real options, and followed by the corresponding action

Choice (artist)
Kim Davis, better known by her stage name of MC Choice, is an American female rap artist from San Antonio, Texas, but moved to Houston, Texas. She is best known for her album The Big Payback in 1990. She was signed to the label Rap A Lot Records

Choice (credit card)
Choice was a credit card test marketed by Citibank in the United States, announced in 1977 and first issued in 1978. It was one of the first cards to offer a cash-refund program and no annual fee. Choice was intended to create a rival to Visa, MasterCard, and American Express, but proved unsuccessful, and was withdrawn in 1987

Choices (song)
"Choices" is a country music song written by Mike Curtis and Billy Yates and Rob Lyons, first recorded by Yates on his 1997 self-titled album for Almo Sounds. It was later covered by George Jones, who released as the first single from his album The Cold Hard Truth on May 8, 1999, and it peaked at #29 on the Billboard country charts. A video was also made for this song

Choir (city)
Choir is a city in Mongolia. It is the capital of Govisümber Province, in the east-central part of the country. Choir is a center of the Sümber sum of Govisümber Province.- Population :

Choir (disambiguation)
- Choir or quire :* Choir, an ensemble of singers* Choir , the area between the nave and sanctuary in a church or cathedral* One of the divisions of a Pipe organ


Choke may refer to:* Choking, obstruction of airflow into the lungs** Choke , a condition in horses in which the esophagus is blocked** Choking game, a schoolyard game involving deprivation of oxygen to the brain

Choke (film)
Choke is a 2008 American black comedy film directed by Clark Gregg. The film stars Sam Rockwell and Anjelica Huston. Production took place in New Jersey in 2007. It premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and was purchased by Fox Searchlight Pictures for distribution

Choke (firearms)
In firearms, a choke is a tapered constriction of the gun barrel's bore at the muzzle end, almost always used with shotguns. The purpose is to decrease the spread of the shot in order to gain better range and accuracy.

Choke (Kiss it Goodbye EP)
Choke is the final release by Hardcore band Kiss It Goodbye. The band recorded this material initially in 1998 for an EP that was to be released by Sub Pop Records but it was never released by the label as Tim Singer soon decided to leave the band effectively dissolving it

Choke (song)
"Choke" is Sepultura's tenth official single, and the first of three to be taken from the album Against, released in 1998. This is the band's first single with Derrick Green on vocals. It is still played in concerts. The video for the single was filmed at Green's first concert with the band, and can be found on the DVD Live In São Paulo

A choker is a close-fitting necklace, worn high on the neck. This type of jewellery can consist of one or more bands circling the neck. Chokers can be made of a variety of materials, including velvet, plastic, beads, metal, and leather. They are often adorned in a variety of ways, including with sequins, studs, a pendant, or a cameo

Choko (game)
Choko is a two-player abstract strategy board game from Gambia Valley, West Africa. It is played specifically by the Mandinka and Fula tribes. It is related to Yote.-Equipment:5 x 5 holes set in the ground or board. Each player has 12 pieces

Cholic acid
Cholic acid is a bile acid, a white crystalline substance insoluble in water , with a melting point of 200-201 °C. Salts of cholic acid are called cholates. Cholic acid, along with chenodeoxycholic acid, is one of two major bile acids produced by the liver where it is synthesized from cholesterol

Chomba is a village under the Bamenda municipality in Cameroon. The village is located six km outside of Bamenda town. Before the 1960s, no motorable road linked the village to Bamenda town. The main road that links the village to the town was constructed manually by the villagers themselves. It was until the late 1970s/early 1980s that motor vehicles could reach the village

Chomp is a 2-player game of strategy played on a rectangular "chocolate bar" made up of smaller square blocks . The players take it in turns to choose one block and "eat it" , together with those that are below it and to its right

Chomp (chocolate bar)
Chomp is a brand of chocolate bar currently manufactured by Cadbury, popular in Australia and the United Kingdom.There are different versions of the bar available in each location. The Australian Chomp consists of a layer of wafer and caramel, coated in milk chocolate. The Australian chomp is also longer and thinner than the UK version, and comes in a 30g size

Chomp (video game)
Chomp is an arcade-style game closely patterned after Pac-Man for the Microsoft Windows environment. The game was created by Jerry J. Shekhel, Copyright 1991 Neolithic Software, Inc.

Chondrites are stony meteorites that have not been modified due to melting or differentiation of the parent body. They formed when various types of dust and small grains that were present in the early solar system accreted to form primitive asteroids

Chondrus is a genus of red alga whose most famous species is C. crispus.

Chong can refer to:*The Chong language of Thailand and Cambodia*An alternative name for the Limbu people of eastern Nepal, Bhutan, and northeast IndiaTransliterations of a number of Chinese and Korean surnames:*Chung

-People:* Choo Byung-jik, 13th South Korean Minister for Construction* Choo Choo Coleman, a baseball player* Choo Freeman , a baseball player* Choo Han Teck, a Judge of the Supreme Court of Singapore

Chooks (disambiguation)
Chooks can refer to:* Chicken, the animal, or* Chicken , the food, or* Chooks, a Western Australian fast food chain.

Chooser can refer to:* Choosing, to select freely and after consideration.* A user interface on a computer that allows the user to choose items from large collections of data.** Apple Chooser, an application for Macintosh systems.

Chop, CHOP, Chops, or CHOPS may refer to:-Music:*Embouchure, in music, a synonym for chops*CHOPS, Asian-American hip-hop producer, rapper and member of rap group Mountain Brothers*Chops , 2006

CHOP is the acronym for a chemotherapy regimen used in the treatment of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. CHOP consists of:* Cyclophosphamide, an alkylating agent which damages DNA by binding to it and causing cross-links

Chop (fiberglass)
A chop is a form of fiberglass consisting of short 6-8 inch lengths of glass that is shot out of a pneumatic gun with resin in to a mold. This method is used often when one side of the finished product is not seen, or when large quantities of a product must be made cheaply and quickly without regards to strength

Chop (furniture)
A chop is a signature or identifying mark made by a furniture or cabinet maker to identify his work. In the 18th and 19th centuries, cabinet makers furniture makers were allowed to use their own individual chop to identify their work only when they had qualified as a Master Cabinetmaker

Chop Chop (Tobacco)
Chop chop, also known as loose tobacco, is an Australian term for untaxed, cheap, illegal tobacco, such as that which is home grown. "Chop chop" avoids heavy excise and taxation levies and can be much cheaper than the legal product

Chop shop
In motor vehicle theft, a chop shop is a location or business which disassembles stolen automobiles for the purpose of selling them as parts. It may also be used to refer to a location or business that is involved with the selling of stolen or fraudulent goods in general, an example of the latter being a brokerage that sells non-existent equities

Chop Shop
Chop Shop a.k.a. Scott Konzelmann, is a noise musician who has released recordings on Pure, RRRecords, Banned Production, V2_Archief and Generator Sound Art.

Chop Shop (film)
Chop Shop is a 2007 American drama film co-written, edited, and directed by Ramin Bahrani. The film tells the story of a twelve-year-old street orphan living and working in Willets Point, an area in Queens, New York filled with automobile repair shops, scrapyards and garbage dumps.Chop Shop premiered at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.-Plot:Chop Shop tells the story of

Chop suey
Chop suey is a Chinese dish consisting of meat and eggs, cooked quickly with vegetables such as bean sprouts, cabbage, and celery and bound in a starch-thickened sauce

Chop Suey (painting)
Chop Suey is a painting by Edward Hopper which portrays two women in conversation at a restaurant. According to some art scholars, one "striking detail of Chop Suey is that its female subject faces her doppelgänger." Others have pointed out it would not be so unusual for two women to be wearing similar hats, and that it is presumptuous to claim doppelgängers when one of

"Chop-Chop" is Killing Joke's second single from their third studio album, Revelations. It released under E'G Records as a 7" single. The B-side, "Good Samaritan", was also off Revelations. This single, unlike "Empire Song", did not chart.

Chopawamsic Island is the only island in the Potomac River within the territorial boundaries of the Commonwealth of Virginia.- Introduction :

Chopped can have the following meanings:* Chopped and screwed, a technique of remixing hip hop music* Chopped , a cooking reality television series which first aired in January 2009

Chopper may refer to:* Helicopter* AK-47 as used in street slang/rap lyrics. Prolific in New Orleans rap, where the city is known as "Chopper City"* Attacking Chopper, the table tennis style* Thompson submachine gun

Dreaming, Dreamin' or similar may refer to:* Dream, the experience of envisioned images, sounds, or other sensations during sleep* Dreaming , a term used in indigenous Australian cosmology and spirituality

DreamWorks Pictures, also known as DreamWorks, LLC, DreamWorks SKG, DreamWorks II Distribution Co., LLC, DreamWorks Studios or DW Studios, LLC, is an American film studio which develops, produces, and distributes films, video games and television programming

Dreamworld is a large theme park situated on the Gold Coast in Queensland. It is currently Australia's largest theme park with over 27 rides including 4 roller coasters. The park is made up of several themed lands: Ocean Parade, Kid's World, Wiggles World, Gold Rush Country, Rocky Hollow, Tiger Island and the Australian Wildlife Experience

Dred Scott
Dred Scott , was an African-American slave in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom and that of his wife and their two daughters in the Dred Scott v

Dred Scott v. Sandford
Dred Scott v. Sandford, , also known as the Dred Scott Decision, was a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that people of African descent brought into the United States and held as slaves were not protected by the Constitution and could never be U.S

A dreidel is a four-sided spinning top, played with during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.Each side of the dreidel bears a letter of the Hebrew alphabet:נ ,ג ,ה ,ש ,

Dresden is the capital city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany. It is situated in a valley on the River Elbe, near the Czech border. The Dresden conurbation is part of the Saxon Triangle metropolitan area.

Dresden castle
Dresden Castle is one of the oldest buildings in Dresden. For almost 400 years, it has been the residence of the electors and kings of Saxony

Dress code (Western)
A dress code is a set of rules governing what garments may be worn together and in what setting. Examples of dress codes are combinations such as "smart casual", or "morning dress". A classification of these codes is normally made for varying levels of formality and times of day

Dreux-Louvillier Air Base
Dreux-Louvilliers Air Base is a former United States Air Force base. It is located in the Eure-et-Loir département of France, southwest of Dreux, and about one mile west of Chennevieres; just to the west of the Départemental 20 road.During the Cold War, Dreux-Louvilliers was a front-line base for the United States Air Forces in Europe

Drew Remenda
Drew Remenda is a Canadian former hockey coach and current radio broadcaster and television hockey analyst. He serves as color commentator for television broadcasts of San Jose Sharks games on CSN California, as well as the co-host of Sports Night with Jamie Nye and Drew Remenda for CKOM in Saskatoon

Drill bit
Drill bits are cutting tools used to create cylindrical holes. Bits are held in a tool called a drill, which rotates them and provides torque and axial force to create the hole. Specialized bits are also available for non-cylindrical-shaped holes.

Drill bit sizes
Drill bits are the cutting tools of drilling machines. They can be made in any size to order, but standards organizations have defined sets of sizes that are produced routinely by drill bit manufacturers and stocked by distributors.

Drill instructor
A drill instructor is a non-commissioned officer or Staff Non-Commissioned Officer in the armed forces or police forces with specific duties that vary by country. In the U.S. armed forces, they are assigned the duty of indoctrinating new recruits entering the military into the customs and practices of military life

Drilling and threading
Drilling is a cutting process that uses a drill bit to cut or enlarge a hole in solid materials. The drill bit is a multipoint, end cutting tool

Drilling fluid
In geotechnical engineering, drilling fluid is a fluid used to aid the drilling of boreholes into the earth. Often used while drilling oil and natural gas wells and on exploration drilling rigs, drilling fluids are also used for much simpler boreholes, such as water wells. Liquid drilling fluid is often called drilling mud

Drilling rig
A drilling rig is a machine which creates holes or shafts in the ground. Drilling rigs can be massive structures housing equipment used to drill water wells, oil wells, or natural gas extraction wells, or they can be small enough to be moved manually by one person

Drinking bird
Drinking birds, also known as dippy birds and dipping birds, are toy heat engines that mimic the motions of a bird drinking from a fountain or other water source. They are sometimes incorrectly considered examples of a perpetual motion device.

Drinking straw
A drinking straw is a short tube intended for transferring a beverage from its container to the mouth of the drinker by use of suction. A thin tube of plastic or other material, straight or with an accordion-like living hinge, it is employed by being held with one end in the mouth and another end in the drink

Drip irrigation
Drip irrigation, also known as trickle irrigation or microirrigation or localized irrigation , is an irrigation method which saves water and fertilizer by allowing water to drip slowly to the roots of plants, either onto the soil surface or directly onto the root zone, through a network of valves, pipes, tubing, and emitters.It is done with the help of narrow tubes

Drive Me Crazy
-Tracklisting:# " Crazy " - Britney Spears# "Unforgetful You" - Jars of Clay# "I Want It That Way " - Backstreet Boys# "It's All Been Done" - Barenaked Ladies# "Stranded" - Plumb

-Surnames of people:* Alexander Gooch and Alice Driver , English Protestant martyrs* Andrew Driver , English professional footballer* Betty Driver , English singer, actress and author

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency is the organisation of the UK Government responsible for maintaining a database of drivers and a database of vehicles in Great Britain; its counterpart in Northern Ireland is the Driver & Vehicle Agency

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (Ghana)
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority of Ghana is the government agency responsible for the licensing and evaluation of drivers and cars.-History:

Driver's license
A driver's license/licence , or driving licence is an official document which states that a person may operate a motorized vehicle, such as a motorcycle, car, truck or a bus, on a public roadway. Most U.S

Driving Miss Daisy
Driving Miss Daisy is a 1989 American comedy-drama film adapted from the Alfred Uhry play of the same name. The film was directed by Bruce Beresford, with Morgan Freeman reprising his role as Hoke Colburn and Jessica Tandy playing Miss Daisy

Driving simulator
Driving simulators are used for entertainment as well as in training of driver's education courses taught in educational institutions and private businesses

Drogheda is an industrial and port town in County Louth on the east coast of Ireland, 56 km north of Dublin. It is the last bridging point on the River Boyne before it enters the Irish Sea.

Drogue parachute
A drogue parachute is a parachute designed to be deployed from a rapidly moving object in order to slow the object, or to provide control and stability, or as a pilot parachute to deploy a larger parachute

Droitwich Spa railway station
Droitwich Spa railway station serves the town of Droitwich Spa in Worcestershire. It is located just to the south-west of Droitwich Spa Junction of the Worcester to Leamington Spa Line and the Worcester to Birmingham New Street Line

Dromaeosauridae is a family of bird-like theropod dinosaurs. They were small- to medium-sized feathered carnivores that flourished in the Cretaceous Period. The name Dromaeosauridae means 'running lizards', from Greek dromeus meaning 'runner' and sauros meaning 'lizard'

The dromedary or Arabian camel is a large, even-toed ungulate with one hump on its back. Its native range is unclear, but it was probably the Arabian Peninsula. The domesticated form occurs widely in North Africa and the Middle East

Dronacharya Award
Dronacharya Award is an award presented by the government of India for excellence in sports coaching. The award comprises a bronze statuette of Dronacharya, a scroll of honour and a cash component of Rs.500,000

Drone (bee)
Drones are male honey bees. They develop from eggs that have not been fertilized, and they cannot sting, since the worker bee's stinger is a modified ovipositor .-Etymology:

Drosophila is a genus of small flies, belonging to the family Drosophilidae, whose members are often called "fruit flies" or more appropriately pomace flies, vinegar flies, or wine flies, a reference to the characteristic of many species to linger around overripe or rotting fruit

Drosophilidae is a diverse, cosmopolitan family of flies, which includes fruit flies. Another family of flies called Tephritidae also includes fruit flies. The best known species of Drosophilidae is Drosophila melanogaster, within the genus Drosophila, and this species Is used extensively for studies concerning genetics, development, physiology, ecology and behaviour

A drought is an extended period of months or years when a region notes a deficiency in its water supply. Generally, this occurs when a region receives consistently below average precipitation. It can have a substantial impact on the ecosystem and agriculture of the affected region

Drought Rhizogenesis
Drought rhizogenesis is an adaptive root response to drought stress. New emerging roots are short, swollen, and hairless, capable of retaining turgor pressure and resistant to prolonged desiccation. Upon rewatering, they are capable of quickly forming an absorbing root surface and hair growth

Drudge Report
The Drudge Report is a news aggregation website. Run by Matt Drudge with the help of Joseph Curl and Charles Hurt, the site consists mainly of links to stories from the United States and international mainstream media about politics, entertainment, and current events as well as links to many columnists

A drug, broadly speaking, is any substance that, when absorbed into the body of a living organism, alters normal bodily function. There is no single, precise definition, as there are different meanings in drug control law, government regulations, medicine, and colloquial usage.In pharmacology, a drug is "a chemical substance used in the treatment, cure, prevention, or diagnosis of

Drug abuse
Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, refers to a maladaptive pattern of use of a substance that is not considered dependent. The term "drug abuse" does not exclude dependency, but is otherwise used in a similar manner in nonmedical contexts

Drug discovery
In the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology, drug discovery is the process by which drugs are discovered or designed.In the past most drugs have been discovered either by identifying the active ingredient from traditional remedies or by serendipitous discovery

Drug Efficacy Study Implementation
Drug Efficacy Study Implementation was a program begun by the Food and Drug Administration in the 1960s after the requirement that all drugs be efficacious as well as safe. The DESI program was intended to classify all pre-1962 drugs that were already on the market as either effective, ineffective, or needing further study

Drug Enforcement Administration
The Drug Enforcement Administration is a federal law enforcement agency under the United States Department of Justice, tasked with combating drug smuggling and use within the United States

Drug overdose
The term drug overdose describes the ingestion or application of a drug or other substance in quantities greater than are recommended or generally practiced

Drug rehabilitation
Drug rehabilitation is a term for the processes of medical or psychotherapeutic treatment, for dependency on psychoactive substances such as alcohol, prescription drugs, and so-called street drugs such as cocaine, heroin or amphetamines

Drug test
A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological specimen – for example urine, hair, blood, sweat, or oral fluid / saliva – to determine the presence or absence of specified parent drugs or their metabolites

Drug treatment
Drug treatment may refer to:*the treatment of illness with pharmaceutical drugs*Drug rehabilitation, the treatment of substance dependence/drug addiction*Drug Treatment, an album by by the Japanese band Kuroyume

Drug urban legends
Many urban legends and misconceptions about classified drugs have been created and circulated among children and the general public, with varying degrees of veracity. These are commonly repeated by organizations which oppose all classified drug use, often causing the true effects and dangers of drugs to be misunderstood and less scrutinized

Drugstore Cowboy
Drugstore Cowboy is a 1989 crime drama directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Van Sant and Daniel Yost, based on a novel by James Fogle. Matt Dillon stars in the title role, and Kelly Lynch, Heather Graham, and William S. Burroughs are also featured. Drugstore Cowboy was filmed mainly around Portland, Oregon. The film's score was written by composer Elliot Goldenthal

A druid was a member of the priestly class in Britain, Ireland, and Gaul, and possibly other parts of Celtic western Europe, during the Iron Age.

Drukgyel Dzong
Drukgyal Dzong was a fortress and Buddhist monastery, now in ruins, located in the upper part of the Paro valley in Paro District of Bhutan. The Dzong was probably built by Tenzin Drukdra in 1649 at the behest of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal to commemorate victory over an invasion from Tibet

Drum Corps International
Drum Corps International , formed in 1972, is the non-profit governing body operating the North American drum and bugle corps circuit for junior corps, whose members are between the ages of 14 and 21. It is the counterpart of Drum Corps Associates which governs senior or all-age drum corps

Drumhead (magazine)
- Drumhead :Drumhead is an American percussion magazine. Hitting stands in January 2007, Drumhead expanded its distribution to Pacific Rim countries including New Zealand, Australia and New South Wales in 2011

Drunvalo Melchizedek
Drunvalo Melchizedek is an author and spiritual teacher, who lives in Sedona, Arizona. Drunvalo completed most of a Basic degree in Physics and Mathematics before switching to a fine arts degree which he was awarded in 1970

Drupal is a free and open-source content management system and content management framework written in PHP and distributed under the GNU General Public License. It is used as a back-end system for at least 1.5% of all websites worldwide ranging from personal blogs to corporate, political, and government sites including and

Drury University
Drury University is a private liberal arts college in Springfield, Missouri.The university enrolls about 1,550 undergraduates, over 2,000 adult part-time undergraduates and around 400 graduate students in six master's programs

The Druze are an esoteric, monotheistic religious community, found primarily in Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan, which emerged during the 11th century from Ismailism. The Druze have an eclectic set of beliefs that incorporate several elements from Abrahamic religions, Gnosticism, Neoplatonism and other philosophies

Druzhba pipeline
The Druzhba pipeline is the world's longest oil pipeline and in fact one of the biggest oil pipeline networks in the world. It carries oil some from the eastern part of the European Russia to points in Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, and Germany

Dry dock
A drydock is a narrow basin or vessel that can be flooded to allow a load to be floated in, then drained to allow that load to come to rest on a dry platform

Dry drowning
Dry drowning occurs when a person's lungs become unable to extract oxygen from the air, due primarily to:* Muscular paralysis* Puncture wound to the torso

Dry Guillotine
Dry Guillotine is the English translation of a French phrase la guillotine sèche which was prisoner slang for the Devil's Island Penal colony at French Guiana

Dry ice
Dry ice, sometimes referred to as "Cardice" or as "card ice" , is the solid form of carbon dioxide. It is used primarily as a cooling agent. Its advantages include lower temperature than that of water ice and not leaving any residue

Banksia ser. Dryandra is a series of 94 species of shrub to small tree in the plant genus Banksia. It was considered a separate genus named Dryandra until early 2007, when it was merged into Banksia on the basis of extensive molecular and morphological evidence that Banksia was paraphyletic with respect to Dryandra.They are found only in the

Drying oil
A drying oil is an oil that hardens to a tough, solid film after a period of exposure to air. The oil hardens through a chemical reaction in which the components crosslink by the action of oxygen . Drying oils are a key component of oil paint and some varnishes

Dryopteris , commonly called wood ferns, male ferns, and buckler ferns, is a genus of about 250 species of ferns with distribution in the temperate Northern Hemisphere, with the highest species diversity in eastern Asia. Many of the species have stout, slowly creeping rootstocks that form a crown, with a vase-like ring of fronds

Dryosaurus is a genus of an ornithopod dinosaur that lived in the Late Jurassic period. It was an iguanodont . Fossils have been found in the western United States, and were first discovered in the late 19th century

Drywall, also known as plasterboard, wallboard or gypsum board is a panel made of gypsum plaster pressed between two thick sheets of paper

Drzewice is the north-western borough of the town of Kostrzyn nad Odrą in western Poland. Until 1952 it was but a village. During World War II Stalag III-C Alt-Drewitz, a Nazi POW camp, was located there.