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An afterglow is a broad high arch of whitish or rosy light appearing in the sky due to very fine particles of dust suspended in the high regions of the atmosphere. An afterglow may appear above the highest clouds in the hour of deepening twilight, or reflected from the high snowfields in mountain regions long after sunset

Afterglow (Crowded House album)
Afterglow is a Crowded House compilation album, released in 1999. It includes a selection of rarities and outtakes. The tracks were recorded between 1985 and 1994. Seven of the songs were originally recorded for the Woodface album before Tim Finn became involved

Afterglow (Of Your Love)
"Afterglow Of Your Love" is the unofficial final single released in 1969 by the English Rock group the Small Faces. The song managed to reach #36 in the UK Singles Charts.

Afterglow (Tina Turner song)
"Afterglow" is the name of a song recorded by Tina Turner, written and produced by Terry Britten and Graham Lyle. It appeared on her 1986 album Break Every Rule, and featured Steve Winwood on keyboards. The song was the eighth and final song from the album to be released as a single, if only in the United States

Afterimage (shader effect)
Afterimage is a computer graphics effect used by computer games. The effect takes the bright parts of a rendered image of the scene, and then fades in a motion blur style fashion as the scene progresses. The result is that bright areas leave a fading trail when the camera is moving. Afterimage can be used to enhance blooming. In some games, the process is named light trail.

Afterimage (song)
Afterimage is the second track from Rush's 1984 album Grace Under Pressure. The track was dedicated to Robbie Whelan, a friend of the band who worked as an assistant engineer on some of Rush's earlier albums, most notably Moving Pictures and Signals. The track deals with the loss of a friend and the emotional aftermath that follows.The single was a Japan-only release

AfterLife is a 2003 film drama set in Scotland directed by Alison Peebles and original screen play by Andrea Gibb. An ambitious Scottish journalist forced to choose between his high-flying career or caring for his younger sister who has Down's Syndrome.

Afterlife (comic)
Afterlife is an OEL manga published by Tokyopop and created by Stormcrow Hayes and Rob Steen . The comic is out of print as of August 31, 2009.- Synopsis :

Afterlife (Joe Jackson album)
Afterlife is a 2004 live album by Joe Jackson.As he made television appearances to promote the album, Jackson insisted that the quartet's reunion had been a one-off

Afterlife (Nocturnal Rites album)
Afterlife is the fourth studio album by Swedish power metal band Nocturnal Rites, released in 2000.-Track listing:All music and lyrics by Nocturnal Rites# "Afterlife" – 5:26# "Wake Up Dead" – 3:48# "The Sinner's Cross" – 3:47

-Literature:* The Aftermath , an unpublished novella by Stephen King* Aftermath * Aftermath , a superhero-based imprint of Devil's Due Publishing

Aftermath (Peter Robinson novel)
Aftermath is the 14th novel by crime-writer Peter Robinson, published in 2002 and is 12th in the multi award-winning Inspector Alan Banks series.- Adaptation :

Aftermath (short film)
Aftermath is a short horror film by the Spanish director Nacho Cerdà made in 1994. It follows a pair of morticians performing graphic autopsies on a pair of corpses. After one leaves for the night, the second begins working on a third body, a young woman identified as Marta Arnau Marti, killed in a car crash

Aftermath (The Orb song)
"Aftermath" is a 2004 single by The Orb with vocals by MC Soom-T. The B-sides include a remix of the title track by Bus and a remix of "From a Distance" by Hybrid.

Afternoon is the time of day from noon to about 18:00.The term should not be confused with "after noon" , which is a translation of the Latin "post meridiem" as used in the 12-hour clock, meaning a time of day from noon to midnight.In Australia and New Zealand, the word "arvo" is a slang term for afternoon.-External links:

Afternoons is an Indie rock band based out of Los Angeles, CA. Started by Irving band members Steven Scott and Brian Canning as an afternoon recording project, Afternoons was informally created in 2006. Grammy Award winner Tom Biller joined as both recording engineer and record producer, also performing live with the group playing guitar, bass, keyboards and drums

Afterparty (Cool Kids of Death album)
Afterparty is the fourth album of Polish alternative rock group Cool Kids of Death. It was released on 18 April 2008. The first single from the album "Nagle zapomnieć wszystko" was released on the band's official MySpace page on March 23, 2008. The music video directed by Krzysztof Ostrowski was filmed in early April in Łódź

Aftershock (Average White Band album)
Aftershock is the tenth album by the R&B band Average White Band.-Track listing:# "The Spirit of Love" # "Sticky Situation" # "Aftershock" # "Love at First Sight" # "I'll Get Over You"

Aftertaste is the taste intensity of a food or beverage that is perceived immediately after that food or beverage is removed from the mouth. The aftertastes of different foods and beverages can vary by intensity and over time, but the unifying feature of aftertaste is that it is perceived after a food or beverage is either swallowed or spat out

Afterwards is a 2009 English-language psychological thriller film directed by Gilles Bourdos and starring Romain Duris, John Malkovich and Evangeline Lilly. Based on Guillaume Musso's novel Et après..., the story tells of a workaholic lawyer who is told by a self-proclaimed visionary that he must try to prevent his imminent death

Afterwords (Collective Soul album)
Afterwords is the seventh studio album by Atlanta-based rock band Collective Soul, it was released on August 28, 2007. The album was released digitally in the iTunes Store and physical copies of the album were available only at Target Stores following an exclusive deal the band made with the chain

Afterworld may refer to:* Afterworld, a collectible card game from Score Entertainment* "Afterworld", a song on Tiger Army's 2007 album Music from Regions Beyond* "Afterworld" , a song by the alternative metal band CKY

Afterworld (Sci-Fi Show)
Afterworld is a computer-animated American science fiction television series created by writer Brent V. Friedman and artist/filmmaker Michael DeCourcey.

AG, Ag or ag may refer to:-Organizations:*Agrigento , a Sicilian commune*Aktiengesellschaft , a German name for a type of company, similar to "Inc." or "LLC " in the USA, public limited company in the UK, or S.p.A

-Medicine:* Adequate, Appropriate or Average for Gestational Age, referring to prenatal growth rate* Anti-gliadin antibodies* Androgenetic alopecia* Aspartylglucosaminidase-Business:* AGA , Autogen Gasaccumulator AG, 1920's German car company

Agache is a surname. People with this surname include:* Alexandru Agache , Romanian baritone* Alfred Agache , Brazilian urban planner* Alfred Agache , French painter* Angel Agache , Moldovan politician

Again may refer to:In albums:* Again * Again * Again, an album by Alan Stivell* Again , a 2003 album by PnauIn songs:

Again (Alice in Chains song)
"Again" is a song by Alice in Chains, released on their album Alice in Chains . The song was included on the compilation albums Nothing Safe: Best of the Box , Greatest Hits , and The Essential Alice in Chains

Again (Colder album)
Again is the debut album from French musician Colder, released on Output Recordings on July 7, 2003. The album was produced in Paris, France, and features the singles "Crazy Love" and "Shiny Star."

Again (Faith Evans song)
"Again" is a song by American recording artist Faith Evans. It was written by Ivan Barias, Venus Dodson, Carvin Haggins, Jerry Harris, and Evans and produced by Carvin & Ivan for her fourth studio album The First Lady .

Again (Lenny Kravitz song)
"Again" is a single by rock musician Lenny Kravitz, released on his 2000 Greatest Hits album. The song is a mid-tempo rock ballad song and won Kravitz a Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance in 2001, a feat he had already achieved twice consecutively, with "Fly Away" and "American Woman"

Against (song)
"Against" is Sepultura's eleventh official single, and the second of three to be taken from the album Against, released in 1998. At 1 minute and 54 seconds, it is Sepultura's shortest single.

Against All Odds (disambiguation)
-Films and television:*Against All Odds , a 1984 film starring Rachel Ward, Jeff Bridges and James Woods*Against All Odds- An autobiography written by Farme/Hotel Owner Prem Kapoor who suffered during the India/Pakistan Partition.

Against All Odds (retail store)
Against All Odds is a United States retail chain that predominantly sells clothing inspired by hip hop culture. The chain has approximately 70 retail stores in New Jersey, New York, Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, Texas and California

Against All Odds (soundtrack)
Against All Odds: Music from the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack for the 1984 film Against All Odds. The album includes the original score by Larry Carlton, as well as several tracks by artists popular at the time of the film's release

Against All Odds (Tragedy Khadafi album)
Against All Odds is the third solo studio album by hip-hop artist Tragedy Khadafi. The album was releasd in 2001 after much delay, and included his 2000 single "Bing Monsters". The album reached #9 in the Billboard Top Heatseekers Album Chart.

Against the Grain (radio program)
Against the Grain is a syndicated Pacifica Radio program of radical ideas and action. The show originates out of the studios of KPFA-FM, the flagship station in the Pacifica Radio Network

Against the Grain (Rory Gallagher album)
Against the Grain is a 1975 studio album by Irish guitarist Rory Gallagher.-Track listing:All tracks composed by Rory Gallagher except where indicated.Side 1# "Let Me In" – 4:03# "Cross Me Off Your List" – 4:26

Against the Grain (series)
Against the Grain is an American dramatic television series that aired on NBC from October to December 1993. There were 8 hour-long episodes, starring John Terry, Donna Bullock, Robyn Lively, Ben Affleck, and Vanessa Lee Evigan

Against the Law (EP)
Against the Law is the fifth EP released by the American anarcho street punk band Defiance, released on the French label Dirty Punk in 2003.- Track listing :A side#Fall Into Line – 3:35#Warfare – 3:08B side

The agal , also spelled iqal, egal or igal, is an accessory constructed of cord which is fastened around the Keffiyeh to hold it in place. The agal is usually black in colour.

Agal (disambiguation)
Agal or AGAL may also refer to:*Agal, an accessory.*AGAL , a reintegrationist association that seeks full normalization of Galician language.

Agama is a term for scriptures in Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism:* Āgama * Āgama * Āgama The corresponding adjective is Agamic.Agama can also refer to:

Agamemnon (comics)
Agamemnon is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.-Fictional character biography:Agamemnon is a half-human and half-Asgardian god

Agamemnon (Zeus)
Agamemnon or Zeus Agamemnon was a cultic epithet of the Greek god Zeus, under which he was worshiped at Sparta. Some writers, such as Eustathius, thought that the god derived this name from the resemblance between him and the Greek hero Agamemnon; others that Zeus Agamemnon was merely a synecdoche glorifying the hero, not the god

Agape is one of the Greek words translated into English as love, one which became particularly appropriated in Christian theology as the love of God or Christ for mankind. In the New Testament, it refers to the fatherly love of God for humans, as well as the human reciprocal love for God; the term necessarily extends to the love of one’s fellow man

Agape (disambiguation)
Agape may refer to:*Agape love, a term commonly used by Christians to describe God's love, defining it as unconditional love*Agapism, the belief that love should be the sole ultimate value, and that it is the sole moral imperative

An agaric is a type of fungal fruiting body characterized by the presence of a pileus that is clearly differentiated from the stipe , with lamellae on the underside of the pileus. "Agaric" can also refer to a basidiomycete species characterized by an agaric-type fruiting body

The subphylum Agaricomycotina, also known as the hymenomycetes, is one of three taxa of the fungal division Basidiomycota . The Agaricomycotina contain some 20,000 species, and about 98% of these are in the class Agaricomycetes: most of the fungi known as mushrooms, including the bracket fungi and puffballs

Agăş is a commune in Bacău County, Romania. It is composed of eight villages: Agăş, Beleghet, Coşnea, Cotumba, Diaconeşti, Goioasa, Preluci and Sulţa.

-Agassiz family:*Louis Agassiz , Swiss-U.S. zoologist, glaciologist, and geologist*Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz , educator; wife of Louis*Alexander Emanuel Agassiz , U.S

Agat may refer to:* Agat, Burma* Agat, Eritrea* Agat, Guam* Agat computer* Arginine:glycine amidinotransferase, abbreviated as AGAT

Agate is a microcrystalline variety of silica, chiefly chalcedony, characterised by its fineness of grain and brightness of color. Although agates may be found in various kinds of rock, they are classically associated with volcanic rocks and can be common in certain metamorphic rocks.-Etymology and history:The stone was given its name by Theophrastus, a Greek philosopher and

AGATE (architecture framework)
AGATE is a framework for modeling computer or communication systems architecture.

Agate (unit of measure)
An agate is a unit of typographical measure. It is 5.5 typographical points, or about 1/14 of an inch. It can refer to either the height of a line of type or a font that is 5.5 points. An agate font was commonly used to display statistical data or legal notices in newspapers

Agatha (genus)
Agatha is a small genus of minute sea snails or marine gastropod mollusks within the subfamily Syrnolinae, which is a part of the family Pyramidellidae.They have bilateral symmetry, and only have endoderm and ectoderm tissues.

Agatha Christie (video game series)
The Agatha Christie series is a series of adventure games developed by AWE Games and published by The Adventure Company, based on the works of the English mystery writer Agatha Christie.-Profile:

Agathe (atomic test)
Agathe was the name of the first French nuclear underground test. It was an atomic bomb detonated in the Hoggar mount of the then French Sahara desert on November 21, 1961, during the Algerian War .

Agathodaemon (cartographer)
Agathodaemon was a native of Alexandria, Egypt. All that is known of him is that he was the designer of some maps to accompany Ptolemy's Geographia. Copies of these maps are found appended to several manuscripts of Ptolemy. One of these is at Vienna, another at Venice

Agathodaemon (disambiguation)
Agathodaemon was a daemon or presiding spirit of vineyards and grainfields in ancient Greek religion.Agathodaemon or Agathodaimon may also refer to*Agathodaimon, a 3rd century Egyptian alchemist

Agathodaimon was an alchemist in late Roman Egypt, known only from fragments of medieval alchemical treatises, chiefly the Anepigraphos, which refer to works of his believed to be from the 3rd century

Agava was founded by the graduates of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1998. Initially the company specialized on development of the software.-History:

Agave is a genus of monocots. The plants are perennial, but each rosette flowers once and then dies ; they are commonly known as the century plant.

Age may refer to:* Age , an aspect of mathematical model theory* Age , an international peer-reviewed journal operated by Springer.* The Age, a daily newspaper published in Melbourne, Australia* Agé, a god* Åge, a given name

Age (model theory)
In model theory, the age of a structure A is the class of all finitely generated structures which are embeddable in A . This concept is central in the construction of a Fraïssé limit.

Age of consent
While the phrase age of consent typically does not appear in legal statutes, when used in relation to sexual activity, the age of consent is the minimum age at which a person is considered to be legally competent to consent to sexual acts. The European Union calls it the legal age for sexual activities

Age of Consent (Virgin Steele album)
Age of Consent is the fourth full length album by US heavy metal band Virgin Steele. It took eight months to be completed, in comparison with Noble Savage that was recorded in a few weeks, and was finally released in October 1988. It received scarce promotion and distribution by their small label, resulting in very low sales

Alfa Romeo Giulia
The Alfa Romeo Giulia is an Alfa Romeo automobile. Alfa was one of the first manufacturers to put a powerful engine in a light-weight car for mainstream production. The Giulia weighed about . The car was equipped with a light alloy twin overhead camshaft four-cylinder engine, similar to that of the earlier Giulietta models range

Alfa Romeo Sprint
The Alfa Romeo Sprint is a coupé version of the Alfa Romeo Alfasud, produced from 1976 to 1989 by Alfa Romeo. 116,552 examples of the Alfasud Sprint and Alfa Romeo Sprint were built in total. The Sprint was sold in Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.-History:Until 1983, the car's name was Alfasud Sprint and after that Alfa Romeo Sprint

Alfa Romeo Twin Spark engine
Alfa Romeo Twin Spark technology was used first time in Alfa Romeo Grand Prix car in 1914. In the early 1960s it was used in their race cars to enable it to achieve a higher power output from its engines

Alfalfa is a flowering plant in the pea family Fabaceae cultivated as an important forage crop in the US, Canada, Argentina, France, Australia, the Middle East, South Africa, and many other countries. It is known as lucerne in the UK, France, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand, and known as lucerne grass in south Asia

Alferd Packer
Alfred G. "Alferd" Packer was an American prospector who was accused of cannibalism during the winter of 1873-1874. First tried for murder, Packer was eventually sentenced to 40 years in prison after being convicted of manslaughter

Alfonsina Storni
Alfonsina Storni was one of the most important Latin-American poets of the modernist period.-Life:Storni was born in Sala Capriasca, Switzerland to an Argentine beer industrialist living in Switzerland for a few years. There, Storni learned to speak Italian

Alfonso Arana
Alfonso Meléndez Arana was aPuerto Rican painter.Arana was born in New York City from Mexican father and Puerto Rican mother. When he was young, the family moved to San Sebastián, Puerto Rico, where the young painter spent his youth. At age six, Arana made his first picture and presented it to his mother. His father, a businessman, did not want his son to become an artist

Alfred Adler
Alfred Adler was an Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology. In collaboration with Sigmund Freud and a small group of Freud's colleagues, Adler was among the co-founders of the psychoanalytic movement as a core member of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society

Alfred Andersch
Alfred Hellmuth Andersch was a German writer, publisher, and radio editor. The son of a conservative East Prussian army officer, he was born in Munich, Germany and died in Berzona, Ticino, Switzerland

Alfred Binet
Alfred Binet was a French psychologist who was the inventor of the first usable intelligence test, known at that time as the Binet test and today referred to as the IQ test. His principal goal was to identify students who needed special help in coping with the school curriculum

Alfred Cortot
Alfred Denis Cortot was a Franco-Swiss pianist and conductor. He is one of the most renowned 20th-century classical musicians, especially valued for his poetic insight in Romantic period piano works, particularly those of Chopin and Schumann.-Early life and education:Born in Nyon, Vaud, in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, to a French father and

Alfred de Vigny
Alfred Victor de Vigny was a French poet, playwright, and novelist.-Life:Alfred de Vigny was born in Loches into an aristocratic family

Alfred E. Smith Building
The Alfred E. Smith Building, known officially as the Alfred E. Smith State Office Building and sometimes called simply the Smith Building, is a structure located in downtown Albany, New York across the street from the New York State Capitol and One Commerce Plaza

Alfred Gilbert
Sir Alfred Gilbert was an English sculptor and goldsmith who enthusiastically experimented with metallurgical innovations

Alfred Hitchcock
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE was a British film director and producer. He pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres. After a successful career in British cinema in both silent films and early talkies, Hitchcock moved to Hollywood

Alfred Hitchcock Presents
Alfred Hitchcock Presents is an American television anthology series hosted by Alfred Hitchcock. The series featured dramas, thrillers, and mysteries. By the premiere of the show on October 2, 1955, Hitchcock had been directing films for over three decades

Alfred Lawson, Jr.
Alfred "Al" Lawson Jr. is a former Democratic member of the Florida Senate, who represented the 6th District from 2000 through 2010. Previously he was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1982 through 2000.

Alfred Marshall
Alfred Marshall was an Englishman and one of the most influential economists of his time. His book, Principles of Economics , was the dominant economic textbook in England for many years

Alfred Mynn
Alfred Mynn was an English cricketer during the game's "Roundarm Era". He was a genuine all-rounder, being both an attacking right-handed batsman and a formidable right arm fast bowler. The noted cricket writer John Woodcock ranked him as the fourth greatest cricketer of all time. Simon Wilde wrote of him: "The speed at which Mynn bowled..

Alfred Radcliffe-Brown
Alfred Reginald Radcliffe-Brown was an English social anthropologist who developed the theory of Structural Functionalism.- Biography :

Alfred Reed
Alfred Reed was one of North America's most prolific and frequently performed composers, with more than two hundred published works for concert band, wind ensemble, orchestra, chorus, and chamber ensemble to his name

Alfred Russel Wallace
Alfred Russel Wallace, OM, FRS was a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist and biologist

Alfred Sant
Alfred Sant is a Maltese politician. He led the Labour Party from 1992 to 2008 and served as Prime Minister of Malta between 1996 and 1998 and as Leader of the Opposition from 1992 to 1996 and from 1998 to 2008.

Alfred Stieglitz
Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer and modern art promoter who was instrumental over his fifty-year career in making photography an accepted art form

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson
Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular poets in the English language.

Alfred the Great
Alfred the Great was King of Wessex from 871 to 899.Alfred is noted for his defence of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of southern England against the Vikings, becoming the only English monarch still to be accorded the epithet "the Great". Alfred was the first King of the West Saxons to style himself "King of the Anglo-Saxons"

Alfred Waterhouse
Alfred Waterhouse was a British architect, particularly associated with the Victorian Gothic Revival architecture. He is perhaps best known for his design for the Natural History Museum in London, and Manchester Town Hall, although he also built a wide variety of other buildings throughout the country

Alfred Weber
Alfred Weber was a German economist, sociologist and theoretician of culture whose work was influential in the development of modern economic geography.-Life:

Alfred Wegener
Alfred Lothar Wegener was a German scientist, geophysicist, and meteorologist.He is most notable for his theory of continental drift , proposed in 1912, which hypothesized that the continents were slowly drifting around the Earth

Alfred Werner
Alfred Werner was a Swiss chemist who was a student at ETH Zurich and a professor at the University of Zurich. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1913 for proposing the octahedral configuration of transition metal complexes. Werner developed the basis for modern coordination chemistry

Algaculture is a form of aquaculture involving the farming of species of algae.The majority of algae that are intentionally cultivated fall into the category of microalgae

Algae are a large and diverse group of simple, typically autotrophic organisms, ranging from unicellular to multicellular forms, such as the giant kelps that grow to 65 meters in length. They are photosynthetic like plants, and "simple" because their tissues are not organized into the many distinct organs found in land plants

Algal bloom
An algal bloom is a rapid increase or accumulation in the population of algae in an aquatic system. Algal blooms may occur in freshwater as well as marine environments. Typically, only one or a small number of phytoplankton species are involved, and some blooms may be recognized by discoloration of the water resulting from the high density of pigmented cells

Algebra is the branch of mathematics concerning the study of the rules of operations and relations, and the constructions and concepts arising from them, including terms, polynomials, equations and algebraic structures

' is the capital and largest city of Algeria. According to the 1998 census, the population of the city proper was 1,519,570 and that of the urban agglomeration was 2,135,630. In 2009, the population was about 3,500,000

Algodones Dunes
The Algodones Dunes is a large erg located in the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of California, near the border with Arizona and the Mexican state of Baja California. The field is approximately 45 miles long by 6 miles wide and extends along a northwest-southeast line that correlates to the prevailing northerly and westerly wind directions

ALGOL is a family of imperative computer programming languages originally developed in the mid 1950s which greatly influenced many other languages and became the de facto way algorithms were described in textbooks and academic works for almost the next 30 years

Algolagnia is a sexual tendency which is defined by deriving sexual pleasure and stimulation from physical pain, often involving an erogenous zone.Studies conducted indicate differences in how the brains of those with algolagnia interpret nerve input.

Algonquian languages
The Algonquian languages also Algonkian) are a subfamily of Native American languages which includes most of the languages in the Algic language family. The name of the Algonquian language family is distinguished from the orthographically similar Algonquin dialect of the Ojibwe language, which is a member of the Algonquian language family

Algonquin College
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology is a publicly funded English-language college and member of Polytechnics Canada located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The college serves the National Capital Region and the outlying areas of Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec

In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm is an effective method expressed as a finite list of well-defined instructions for calculating a function. Algorithms are used for calculation, data processing, and automated reasoning

The Alhambra , the complete form of which was Calat Alhambra , is a palace and fortress complex located in the Granada, Andalusia, Spain

Alhambra Unified School District
The Alhambra Unified School District is a school district based in Alhambra, California, United States.AUSD serves the City of Alhambra, most of the City of Monterey Park, and parts of the Cities of San Gabriel and Rosemead. District headquarters is located at 1515 W

An alidade is a device that allows one to sight a distant object and use the line of sight to perform a task. This task can be, for example, to draw a line on a plane table in the direction of the object or to measure the angle to the object from some reference point

' |Ramaḍān]], 40 AH; approximately October 23, 598 or 600 or March 17, 599 – January 27, 661).His father's name was Abu Talib. Ali was also the cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and ruled over the Islamic Caliphate from 656 to 661, and was the first male convert to Islam

Ali Al Salem Air Base
Ali Al Salem Air Base is a military airbase situated in Kuwait, approximately 23 miles from the Iraqi border. The airfield is owned by the Government of Kuwait, and during Operation Southern Watch and Operation Telic / Operation Iraqi Freedom hosted Royal Air Force , United States Air Force and United States Marine Corps personnel and aircraft

Ali Baba
Ali Baba is a fictional character from medieval Arabic literature. He is described in the adventure tale of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Ali Khamenei
Ayatollah Seyed Ali Hoseyni Khāmene’i is the Supreme Leader of Iran and the figurative head of the Muslim conservative establishment in Iran and Twelver Shi'a marja

Ali Soilih
Ali Soilih, full name Ali Soilih Mtsashiwa, was a Comorian socialist revolutionary and political figure.-Biography:

Alice (given name)
Alice is a feminine given name used primarily in English, French, and Italian. It is a shortened form of the Old French Adelais, which is derivation from the Germanic name Adalheidis, from the Germanic word elements adal, meaning noble and heid, meaning type

Alice (software)
Alice is a freeware object-oriented educational programming language with an integrated development environment . Later versions are implemented in Java. Alice uses a drag and drop environment to create computer animations using 3D models

Alice (TV series)
Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to July 2, 1985 on CBS. The series was based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her young son to start her life over again, and finds a job working at a roadside diner on the outskirts of Phoenix, Arizona

Alice Babs
Alice Babs is a singer and actor from Kalmar in Sweden. While she has worked in a wide number of genres - e.g. Swedish folklore, Elizabethan songs and opera - she is best known internationally as a jazz singer

Alice Connor
Alice Rose Connor is a British actress, born in Buckinghamshire, England. She is best known for her roles in the television adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson's novel The Illustrated Mum, in the children's television series The New Worst Witch , and in the film The Thief Lord as Hornet

Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt
Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt was the first wife of Theodore Roosevelt. They had one child, Alice Lee Roosevelt.- Early Life and Courtship by Theodore Roosevelt :

Alice in Wonderland (2010 film)
Alice in Wonderland is a 2010 American computer-animated/live action fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, written by Linda Woolverton, and released by Walt Disney Pictures

Alice Keppel
Alice Frederica Keppel, née Edmonstone was a British socialite and the most famous mistress of Edward VII, the eldest son of Queen Victoria. Her formal style after marriage was The Hon. Mrs George Keppel. Her daughter, Violet Trefusis, was the lover of poet Vita Sackville-West

Alice Miller (psychologist)
Alice Miller née Rostovski was a psychologist and world renowned author, who is noted for her books on child abuse by their own parents, translated in several languages

Alice Paul
Alice Stokes Paul was an American suffragist and activist. Along with Lucy Burns and others, she led a successful campaign for women's suffrage that resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920.-Activism: Alice Paul received her undergraduate education from Swarthmore College, and then earned her M.A

Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth was the oldest child of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States. She was the only child of Roosevelt and his first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee.

Alice Sebold
Alice Sebold is an American novelist. She has published three books: Lucky , The Lovely Bones and The Almost Moon .-Early life:

Alice Walker
Alice Malsenior Walker is an American author, poet, and activist. She has written both fiction and essays about race and gender

Alicia Boole Stott
Alicia Boole Stott was the third daughter of George Boole and Mary Everest Boole, born in Cork, Ireland. Before marrying Walter Stott, an actuary, in 1890, she was known as Alicia Boole

Alief Independent School District
Alief Independent School District is a school district that is based in southwest Houston, Texas, United States.Alief ISD, which covers of land, covers a small portion of southwest Houston and parts of unincorporated Harris County

Alien or Aliens may refer to:* Alien , a non-citizen inhabitant of a country* Extraterrestrial life, defined as life that does not originate from Earth* Introduced species, a species living outside its native distributional range

Alien and Sedition Acts
The Alien and Sedition Acts were four bills passed in 1798 by the Federalists in the 5th United States Congress in the aftermath of the French Revolution's reign of terror and during an undeclared naval war with France, later known as the Quasi-War. They were signed into law by President John Adams

Alien invasion
The alien invasion is a common theme in science fiction stories and film, in which extraterrestrial life invades Earth either to exterminate and supplant human life, enslave it under a colonial system, harvest humans for food, steal the planet's resources, or destroy the planet altogether.The invasion scenario has been used as an allegory for a protest against military hegemony and the

Alien vs. Predator (film)
Alien vs. Predator is a 2004 American science fiction film directed by Paul W. S. Anderson for 20th Century Fox and starring Sanaa Lathan and Lance Henriksen. The film adapts the Alien vs. Predator crossover imprint bringing together the eponymous creatures of the Alien and Predator series, a concept which originated in a 1989 comic book