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Chopper (propeller)
A chopper is a propeller design especially used for fast boats or boat racing. It can cope with breaking through the water surface without losing its thrust. This provides the facility to mount the motor higher, which commonly increases speed. Besides this, it has a high progressive rake which leads to a good bow lift.-External links:**

Choppy
Choppy may refer to:* Choppy scene, a film-making term* Adams-Wilson Choppy, an American home-built helicopter design

Chopsticks
Chopsticks are small, often tapered, sticks used in pairs of equal length as the traditional eating utensils of China and its diaspora, Japan, Korea, Vietnam and Northern provinces of Laos, Thailand and Burma. Generally believed to have originated in ancient China, they can also be found in some areas of Tibet and Nepal that are close to Han Chinese populations

Chopsticks (disambiguation)
Chopsticks are eating utensils mainly employed in Asia. "Chopsticks" may also refer to:* "Chopsticks" , a simple piano piece* Chopsticks , a finger game* Hashiwokakero, a logic puzzle sometimes mistranslated as "chopsticks"

CHOR (AM)
CHOR-FM is a Canadian radio station that broadcasts a soft adult contemporary format at 98.5 FM in Summerland, British Columbia. The station is owned by Astral Media and is branded as EZ Rock.

Chorale
A chorale was originally a hymn sung by a Christian congregation. In certain modern usage, this term may also include classical settings of such hymns and works of a similar character.

Chord
Chord may refer to:* Chord , an aggregate of musical pitches sounded simultaneously.** Chord an aggregate of musical pitches played simultaneously on a guitar* Chord , a line segment joining two points on a curve

Chord (software)
Chord is software for creating staffless lead sheets in PostScript format.Chord was developed by Martin Leclerc and Mario Dorion. This project has been inactive for several years

Chordate
Chordates are animals which are either vertebrates or one of several closely related invertebrates. They are united by having, for at least some period of their life cycle, a notochord, a hollow dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle, and a post-anal tail

Choreia
Choreia may refer to:*Choreia , ancient Greek dance*Choreia , medical disorder involving involuntary movement

Choreography
Choreography is the art of designing sequences of movements in which motion, form, or both are specified. Choreography may also refer to the design itself, which is sometimes expressed by means of dance notation. The word choreography literally means "dance-writing" from the Greek words "χορεία" and "γραφή"

Choreography (Vanessa-Mae album)
Choreography is a Vanessa-Mae album featuring work by Vangelis, Bill Whelan, A. R. Rahman, Tolga Kashif, and Walter Taieb. She performs with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Chorion
The chorion is one of the membranes that exist during pregnancy between the developing fetus and mother. It is formed by extraembryonic mesoderm and the two layers of trophoblast and surrounds the embryo and other membranes

Chorizo
Chorizo is a term encompassing several types of pork sausages originating from the Iberian Peninsula.In English, it is usually pronounced , , or , but sometimes .

Choroid
The choroid, also known as the choroidea or choroid coat, is the vascular layer of the eye, containing connective tissue, and lying between the retina and the sclera. The human choroid is thickest at the far extreme rear of the eye , while in the outlying areas it narrows to 0.1 mm

Chorus
-Musical:* Choir, a vocal ensemble* Chorus effect, the perception of similar sounds from multiple sources as a single, richer sound; signal processors design to simulate the effect* Refrain or chorus of a song, pre-chorus may refer to bridge

Chorus (album)
Chorus is an album by the experimental music band Flying Saucer Attack. Although Allmusic refers to it as a "singles compilation", none of the tracks with the exception of Beach Red Lullaby were released as singles.-Track listing:

Chosen
Chosen can mean:*Chosen people, people who believe they have been chosen by a higher power to do a certain thing including**Jews as a chosen people-Korean:

Chosen (album)
Chosen is the second album by gospel singer Vanessa Bell Armstrong. This album hit number on on the US Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart. The track "Nobody But Jesus" became a signature hit for the artist

Chosen (novel)
Chosen was written by Ted Dekker and was released on December 15, 2007. It is the first young adult novel in the new Lost Book series. These new novels span the fifteen-year period that is gapped in the Circle Trilogys Black and Red. Thomas Hunter is still the commander of the Forest Guard when these stories occur

Chou
Chou may refer to:* Zhou * Choux pastry* CHOU , a multicultural radio station licensed to Montreal, Quebec, Canada

CHOU (AM)
CHOU , is a multilingual Canadian radio station located in Montreal, Quebec.-Ownership and History:CHOU broadcasts on 1450 kHz with a power of 2,000 watts as a class C station, using an omnidirectional antenna

Chough
The Red-billed Chough or Chough , Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax, is a bird in the crow family; it is one of only two species in the genus Pyrrhocorax

Choux
Choux is a commune in the Jura department in Franche-Comté in eastern France.-References:*

Chow
Chow may refer to:* Chowgums, an interjection* Chow Chow, a dog breed* Chow-chow, djana* Chow , an obsolete unit of mass in the pearl trade in Mumbai* Chow, an alternate name for the star Beta Serpentis* An English-phonetic spelling of ciao

CHP (gene)
Calcium binding protein P22, also known as CHP, is a human gene.-Interactions:CHP has been shown to interact with Sodium-hydrogen antiporter 1 and Sodium-hydrogen antiporter 3.-Further reading:

Chrestomathy
Chrestomathy is a collection of choice literary passages, used especially as an aid in learning a foreign language.In philology or in the study of literature, it is a type of reader or anthology which presents a sequence of example texts, selected to demonstrate the development of language or literary style.In computer programming, a program chrestomathy is a collection of similar

Chris Spheeris
Chris Spheeris is a Greek-American composer of instrumental music. He is a producer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. Chris is the cousin of Penelope Spheeris and her brother Jimmie Spheeris, and Costas Gavras

Chrism
Chrism , also called "Myrrh" , Holy anointing oil, or "Consecrated Oil", is a consecrated oil used in the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Eastern Rite Catholic, Oriental Orthodox, in the Assyrian Church of the East, and in Old-Catholic churches, as well as Anglican churches in the administration of certain sacraments and

Christ
Christ is the English term for the Greek meaning "the anointed one". It is a translation of the Hebrew , usually transliterated into English as Messiah or Mashiach

Christ (disambiguation)
Christ is a title given to Jesus of Nazareth, in his role as the Messiah in Christian theology.Christ also may refer to:* Christ. Christ is a title given to Jesus of Nazareth, in his role as the Messiah in Christian theology.Christ also may refer to:* Christ. (musician) Christ is a title given to Jesus of Nazareth, in his role as the Messiah in Christian theology.Christ also may refer to:* Christ. (musician) (fl. c

Christa
Christa may refer to:* 1015 Christa, an asteroid* Janusz Christa , Polish author* Christa , a female given namePeople with the given name Christa:* Christa Ackroyd , television and radio presenter

Christel
Christel is a German given name, and may refer to:* Christel Augenstein , German politician* Christel Bertens , Dutch bobsledder and athlete* Christel Haeck , politician in Ontario, Canada

Christen
-People:* Adolf Christen , court actor, theater director and theater manager* Brian Christen , Canadian cricketer* Fritz Christen , German Waffen-SS soldier of WWII era* Georges Christen , Luxembourgian strongman

Christening
Christening is a naming ceremony associated with:*Baptism*Infant baptism*Ship naming and launching

Christiaan
Christiaan is a Dutch given name and may refer to:* Christiaan Bakkes, South African writer* Christiaan Barnard, South African surgeon* Christiaan Boers, a Dutch resistance fighter* Christiaan Cornelissen, a Dutch syndicalist

Christian
A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as recorded in the Canonical gospels and the letters of the New Testament

Christian (name)
Christian is a given name borne by males and females. The name is derived from the Latin Christianus, meaning "follower of Christ". It has been a commonly used as a name, since the Middle Ages - especially amongst females.

Christianization
The historical phenomenon of Christianization is the conversion of individuals to Christianity or the conversion of entire peoples at once

Christie
Christie can refer to:* Christie * Christie's, the auction house* Christie, California, in Contra Costa County* Christie, the Canadian division of Nabisco* Christie , subway station in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Christie (surname)
Christie is a surname of Scottish origin.The name originated as a patronymic, meaning "son of Christian" or "son of Christopher". When used as a personal name, it is a pet form of the personal name Christian.

Christina (1929 film)
Christina is a 1929 silent film starring Janet Gaynor and directed by William K. Howard. The supporting cast includes Charles Morton, Rudolph Schildkraut, Harry Cording, and Lucy Doraine.-Cast:*Janet Gaynor as Christina*Charles Morton as Jan

Christine (name)
Christine is a feminine name of Greek or Latin origin. It is derived from the word Christ, which is the Greek translation of the Hebrew word "Messiah"

Christine Shin
-Background:After growing up in Korea, Shin relocated in her adolescence to the United States. Already aware that she wanted to be involved in film, Shin attended University of Wisconsin and USC School of Cinema-Television, receiving respectively aa B.A

Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
"Christmas " is a Christmas holiday song originally sung by Darlene Love and included on the 1963 Christmas compilation album, A Christmas Gift for You from Philles Records. The song was written by Phil Spector, along with Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich, with the intentions of being sung by Ronnie Spector of The Ronettes

Christmas (Don McLean album)
Christmas was the name of the 1991 holiday themed album of American singer-songwriter Don McLean. The album was released on the Curb Records label.- Track listing :# "Winter Wonderland"

Christmas (Jaci Velasquez album)
Christmas is the name of the 2001 English-language holiday themed album by Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award-nominated contemporary Christian singer Jaci Velasquez

Christmas (Jimmy Eat World EP)
Christmas is a two-track EP released by Jimmy Eat World in 2004. It was released exclusively via iTunes.-Track listing:#"If You Were Born Today " #"Last Christmas" -External links:

Christmas (Jorma Kaukonen album)
Christmas is a Jorma Kaukonen studio album released in July 1996. It was the only themed album Kaukonen recorded and was a departure from the usual Rev. Gary Davis influenced tunes

Christmas (Kenny Rogers album)
Christmas is the title of the first Christmas album by Kenny Rogers released in 1981.-Overview:The album features several songs that were already well-known at the time including "White Christmas", "When A Child is Born", "Carol of the Bells" and "My Favorite Things"

Christmas (Kimberley Locke album)
Christmas, a collection of Christmas songs, is the third studio album by Curb Records recording artist Kimberley Locke. The album was only released digitally.-Background:

Christmas (Oak Ridge Boys album)
Christmas was the eighth album by the Oak Ridge Boys.It is a holiday / Christmas album.-Track listing:#"Jesus Is Born Today "#"Christmas Is Paintin' The Town"#"Christmas Carol"#"Silver Bells"#"Santa's Song"#"White Christmas"

Christmas (Old Man Gloom album)
Christmas is the fourth full-length album by Old Man Gloom, released in 2004 by Tortuga Recordings. Aaron Turner, owner of Hydra Head Records and former Isis guitarist and vocalist, described this album as “one of the most engaging projects I have been involved with both musically and visually”.- Track listing :# "Gift" – 5:47# "Skullstorm" – 0:51# "Something for the Mrs." –

Christmas (Rockapella album)
Christmas is the eleventh overall, sixth North American, and third holiday album released by the a cappella group Rockapella. It was re-released on Shakariki Records in 2004

Christmas cake
Christmas cake is a type of fruitcake served at Christmas time in the UK, Ireland, Japan, Philippines and many Commonwealth countries.A Christmas cake may be light or dark, crumbly-moist to sticky-wet, spongy to heavy, leavened or unleavened, shaped round, square or oblong as whole cakes, fairy cakes, or petit fours, with marzipan, icing, glazing, dusting with icing sugar, or plain

Christmas card
A Christmas card is a greeting card sent as part of the traditional celebration of Christmas in order to convey between people a range of sentiments related to the Christmas and holiday season. Christmas cards are usually exchanged during the weeks preceding Christmas Day by many people in Western society and in Asia

Christmas Day (Michael W. Smith song)
"Christmas Day" is a Christian song by Michael W. Smith featuring Mandisa. The single is from Michael W. Smith's album, It's a Wonderful Christmas.-Charts:

Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve refers to the evening or entire day preceding Christmas Day, a widely celebrated festival commemorating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth that takes place on December 25

Christmas Eve (film)
Christmas Eve is a 1947 United Artists comedy film directed by Edwin L. Marin. The movie is based on the story by Richard H. Landau and stars George Raft, George Brent and Randolph Scott

Christmas Eve (opera)
Christmas Eve , is an opera in four acts with music and libretto by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Composed between 1894 and 1895, Rimsky-Korsakov based his opera on a short story, "Christmas Eve", from Nikolay Gogol's Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka

Christmas Island (disambiguation)
Christmas Island is an Australian island territory in the Indian Ocean.Christmas Island may refer also to:-Places:* Christmas Island, Nova Scotia, community on Cape Breton Island

Christmas Island (Tasmania)
Christmas Island is an island nature reserve, with an area of 63.49 ha, in south-eastern Australia. It is part of Tasmania’s New Year Island Group which includes the much larger King Island, lying north-west of Tasmania in Bass Strait

Christmas ornament
Christmas ornaments are decorations that are used to festoon a Christmas tree.Ornaments take many different forms, from a simple round ball to highly artistic designs

DStv
DStv is MultiChoice's multi-channel digital satellite TV service in Africa, launched in 1995. It operates from two satellites over Africa, broadcasting on Ku band via Eutelsat W7 and Intelsat 7 , which only requires a small satellite dish

DSV Alvin
Alvin is a manned deep-ocean research submersible owned by the United States Navy and operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The vehicle was built by General Mills' Electronics Group in the same factory used to manufacture breakfast cereal-producing machinery in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Dual in-line package
In microelectronics, a dual in-line package is an electronic device package with a rectangular housing and two parallel rows of electrical connecting pins. The package may be through-hole mounted to a printed circuit board or inserted in a socket.A DIP is usually referred to as a DIPn, where n is the total number of pins

Dual-coding theory
Dual-coding theory, a theory of cognition, was first advanced by Allan Paivio of the University of Western Ontario. The theory postulates that both visual and verbal information are processed differently and along distinct channels with the human mind creating separate representations for information processed in each channel

Dual-tone multi-frequency
Dual-tone multi-frequency signaling is used for telecommunication signaling over analog telephone lines in the voice-frequency band between telephone handsets and other communications devices and the switching center. The version of DTMF that is used in push-button telephones for tone dialing is known as Touch-Tone

Duane Allman
Howard Duane Allman was an American guitarist, session musician and the primary co-founder of the southern rock group The Allman Brothers Band

Duane D. Hackney
Duane D. Hackney , of Flint, Michigan, a United States Air Force Pararescueman, was the most decorated airman in USAF history and the recipient of 28 decorations for valor in combat , and winner of the Cheney Award for 1967 Duane D. Hackney (June 5, 1947 – September 3, 1993), of Flint, Michigan, a United States Air Force Pararescueman, was the most decorated airman in USAF history and the recipient of 28 decorations for valor in combat (more than 70 awards and decorations in all), and winner of the Cheney Award for 1967 Duane D. Hackney (June 5, 1947 – September 3, 1993), of Flint, Michigan, a United States Air Force Pararescueman, was the most decorated airman in USAF history and the recipient of 28 decorations for valor in combat (more than 70 awards and decorations in all), and winner of the Cheney Award for 1967 (the Cheney award is given annually to a member of USAF for an act of valor, extreme

Dubai
Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates . The emirate is located south of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula and has the largest population with the second-largest land territory by area of all the emirates, after Abu Dhabi

Dubai Mall
The Dubai Mall is the world's largest shopping mall based on total area and sixth largest by gross leasable area. Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, it is part of the 20-billion-dollar Burj Khalifa complex, and includes 1,200 shops

Dubai Media City
Dubai Media City , part of Dubai Holding, is a tax-free zone within Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has been built by the Dubai government to boost UAE's media foothold, and has become a regional hub for media organizations including news agencies, publishing, online media, advertising, production, and broadcast facilities

Dubai Shopping Festival
Dubai Shopping Festival started on February 15, 1996 as a retail event intended to revitalise retail trade in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It has since been promoted as a tourist attraction

Dubai Waterfront
The Dubai Waterfront was expected to become the largest waterfront and largest man-made development in the world. The project is a conglomeration of canals and artificial archipelago; it will occupy the last remaining Persian Gulf coastline of Dubai, the most populous emirate of the United Arab Emirates

Dublin Core
The Dublin Core metadata terms are a set of vocabulary terms which can be used to describe resources for the purposes of discovery. The terms can be used to describe a full range of web resources: video, images, web pages etc and physical resources such as books and objects like artworks

Dublin Corporation
Dublin Corporation , known by generations of Dubliners simply as The Corpo, is the former name given to the city government and its administrative organisation in Dublin between 1661 and 1 January 2002

Dublin Metropolitan Area
Dublin Metropolitan Area is a term used by various bodies to describe the area of Dublin, Ireland, and its surrounding counties which have an urban designation; between these bodies its definition is not always consistent.-Garda usage:

Dubliners
Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They were meant to be a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century.

Dubno
Dubno is a city located on the Ikva River in the Rivne Oblast of western Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of Dubno Raion , the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast

Duboisia
Duboisia is a genus of small perennial shrubs to trees about 14 m tall, with extremely light wood and a thick corky bark. There are four species; all occur in Australia, and one also occurs in New Caledonia.

Dubuque Packing Company
The Dubuque Packing Company was a former meat packing company based in Dubuque, Iowa. It was recognized for the quality of its products, and in the 1950s it became one of the largest employers in the city

Ducati 888
The Ducati 888 was a motorcycle manufactured by Ducati as an upgrade to the Ducati 851. The earlier 851 had introduced liquid cooling, computerized fuel injection and four-valve heads to the company's two cylinder motors. In 1991 Ducati increased the capacity of the 851 to 888 cc to create the 888

Ducati 916
The Ducati 916 is an Italian sports motorcycle manufactured by Ducati from 1994 to 1998. In contrast to Japanese inline four-cylinder competitors of the time, its V-twin engine produced less outright power, but a more even torque spread

Ducati 996
The Ducati 996 is an Italian street motorcycle manufactured by Ducati from 1999 to 2002. It was based upon the earlier 916.-Model history:

Ducati 999
The Ducati 999 superseded the Massimo Tamburini designed Ducati 916, Ducati 996 and Ducati 998 range of superbikes in 2003, and was produced through 2006

Ducati Singles
The Ducati singles were single cylinder motorcycles, made by Ducati from 1950 to 1974. Chief Engineer Fabio Taglioni developed a desmodromic valve system in these years, a system that opens and closes the valves using the camshaft, without the need for valve springs

Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a recessive X-linked form of muscular dystrophy, which results in muscle degeneration, difficulty walking, breathing, and death. The incidence is 1 in 3,000 boys. Females and males are affected, though females are rarely affected and are more often carriers

Duchy of Cieszyn
The Duchy of Cieszyn or Duchy of Teschen or Duchy of Těšín was an autonomous Silesian duchy centered on Teschen in Upper Silesia. After the feudal division of Poland it was split off in 1281 and ruled by Silesian dukes from the Piast dynasty since 1290

Duchy of Mantua
The Duchy of Mantua was a duchy in Lombardy, Northern Italy, subject to the Holy Roman Empire.-History:After the fall of the Western Roman Empire, Mantua was invaded by Byzantines, Longobards and Franks. In the 11th century it became a possession of Boniface of Canossa, marquis of Toscana

Duck (food)
Duck refers to the meat of several species of bird in the Anatidae family, found in both fresh and salt water. Duck is eaten in many cuisines around the world.-Types of ducks:The most common duck meat consumed in the United States is the Pekin duck

Duck for President
Duck for President is a children's book written by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewin. Released in 2004 through Simon and Schuster, the New York Times Best Illustrated Book follows the further adventures of Farmer Brown's animals that were introduced in Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

DuckTales
DuckTales is an American animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation. Based on Carl Barks' Uncle Scrooge comic book series, it premiered on September 18, 1987 and ended on November 28, 1990 with a total of four seasons and 100 episodes

Duckworth-Lewis method
In the sport of cricket, the Duckworth–Lewis method is a mathematical formulation designed to calculate the target score for the team batting second in a one-day cricket or Twenty20 cricket match interrupted by weather or other circumstance

Duderstadt
Duderstadt is a city in southern Lower Saxony, Germany, located in the district of Göttingen. It is the center and capital of the northern part of the Eichsfeld

Dudjom Rinpoche
Dudjom Rinpoche is the title of a prominent line of tulkus of the Nyingmapa order of Tibetan Buddhism. Dudjom Rinpoche was born in 1904 on the tenth day of the sixth month in the year of the wood dragon in Southern Tibet in a region called the "hidden land" of Pema Ko. He died on January 17, 1987 at his residence in Dordogne, France

Dudley Castle
Dudley Castle is a ruined castle in the town of Dudley, West Midlands, England. Dudley Zoo is located in its grounds. The location, Castle Hill, is an outcrop of Wenlock Group limestone that was extensively quarried during the Industrial Revolution, and which now along with Wren's Nest Hill is a Scheduled Ancient Monument as the best surviving remains of the limestone industry in Dudley

Dudley Pope
Dudley Bernard Egerton Pope was a British writer of both nautical fiction and history, most notable for his Lord Ramage series of historical novels. Greatly inspired by C.S. Forester, Pope was one of the most successful authors to explore the genre of nautical fiction, often compared to Patrick O'Brian.-Life:Dudley Pope was born in Ashford, Kent

Dudleya pulverulenta
Dudleya pulverulenta is a succulent plant known by the common names chalk lettuce and chalk liveforever.-Distribution:This dudleya is native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico, where it is found in steep open rocky areas in coastal and inland mountains and desert foothills, such as the Santa Monica Mountains.-Description:Dudleya pulverulenta

Duel (film)
Duel is a 1971 television film about a terrified motorist on a remote and lonely road being chased and stalked by the unseen driver of a tanker truck

Duesenberg
Duesenberg was an Auburn, Indiana based American luxury automobile company active in various forms from 1913 to 1937, most famous for its high-quality passenger cars and record-breaking racing cars.-History:

Duff Green
Duff Green , American politician and journalist, was born in Woodford County, Kentucky.He was a school teacher in his native state, served during the War of 1812 in the Kentucky militia, and then settled in Missouri, where he worked as a schoolmaster and practiced law

Dug Pond
Dug Pond is a small body of water in Natick, Massachusetts. Most notably it is home to Memorial Beach, one of few swimming beaches in Natick, and its eastern shore is the site of Natick High School.-Uses:

Duggingen
Duggingen is a municipality in the district of Laufen in the canton of Basel-Country in Switzerland.-Geography:Duggingen has an area, , of . Of this area, or 29.0% is used for agricultural purposes, while or 57.4% is forested

Dugong
The dugong is a large marine mammal which, together with the manatees, is one of four living species of the order Sirenia. It is the only living representative of the once-diverse family Dugongidae; its closest modern relative, Steller's sea cow , was hunted to extinction in the 18th century

Dugout (boat)
A dugout or dugout canoe is a boat made from a hollowed tree trunk. Other names for this type of boat are logboat and monoxylon. Monoxylon is Greek -- mono- + ξύλον xylon -- and is mostly used in classic Greek texts. In Germany they are called einbaum )

Duguwa Dynasty
The Duguwa dynasty is the line of kings of the Kanem Empire prior to the rise of the Islamic Seyfawa dynasty in 1068. According to the Girgam, the Duguwa kings were the kings of Kanem whose dynastic name is derived from Duku, the third king of the Duguwa

DUI
DUI is a three letter acronym that may stand for:* Driving under the influence * Democratic Union for Integration — the largest ethnic Albanian party in the Republic of Macedonia* Data Use Identifier

Duke Ellington
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and big band leader. Ellington wrote over 1,000 compositions

Duke Ellington School of the Arts
The Duke Ellington School of the Arts is a high school located at 35th Street and R Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C., and dedicated to arts education. One of the high schools of the District of Columbia Public School system, it is named for the American jazz bandleader and composer Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington , himself a native of Washington, D.C

Duke Energy
Duke Energy , headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is an energy company with assets in the United States, Canada and Latin America.-Overview:

Duke of Buccleuch
The title Duke of Buccleuch , formerly also spelt Duke of Buccleugh, was created in the Peerage of Scotland on 20 April 1663 for the Duke of Monmouth, who was the eldest illegitimate son of Charles II of Scotland, England, and Ireland and who had married Anne Scott, 4th Countess of Buccleuch.Anne was created Duchess in her own right along with her husband, so that the

Duke of Queensberry
The title Duke of Queensberry was created in the Peerage of Scotland in 1684 along with the subsidiary title Marquess of Dumfriesshire for the 1st Marquess of Queensberry

Duke of Rutland
Earl of Rutland and Duke of Rutland are titles in the peerage of England, derived from Rutland, a county in the East Midlands of England. The Earl of Rutland was elevated to the status of Duke in 1703 and the titles were merged.

Duke of St Albans
Duke of St Albans is a title in the Peerage of England. It was created in 1684 for Charles Beauclerk, 1st Earl of Burford, then fourteen years old

Duke University
Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. In 1924, tobacco industrialist James B

Duke York
Duke York was an American film actor. Born in Danby, New York, York was born Charles Everest Sinsabaugh

Dukes of Hazzard
The Dukes of Hazzard is an American television series that aired on the CBS television network from 1979 to 1985.The series was inspired by the 1975 film Moonrunners, which was also created by Gy Waldron and had many identical or similar character names and concepts.- Overview :The Dukes of Hazzard follows Bo and Luke Duke, two cousins living in a rural part of the

DUKW
The DUKW is a six-wheel-drive amphibious truck that was designed by a partnership under military auspices of Sparkman & Stephens and General Motors Corporation during World War II for transporting goods and troops over land and water and for use approaching and crossing beaches in amphibious attacks

Dulce María
Dulce María is a Mexican actress, singer, and songwriter. She is best known for playing Roberta in the telenovela Rebelde and being a bandmember of the Latin Grammy nominated band, RBD

Duluth lynchings
The 1920 Duluth Lynchings occurred on June 15, 1920, when three black circus workers were attacked and lynched by a mob in Duluth, Minnesota. Rumors had circulated among the mob that six African Americans had raped a teenage girl

Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway
The Duluth, Missabe and Iron Range Railway is a railroad operating in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin that hauls iron ore and later taconite to the Great Lakes ports of Duluth and Two Harbors, Minnesota

Dulux
Dulux is an internationally available brand of paint. It is produced by AkzoNobel . The brand name Dulux has been used by both ICI and DuPont since 1931 and was one of the first alkyd-based paints.-History:

Dulwich
Dulwich is an area of South London, England. The settlement is mostly in the London Borough of Southwark with parts in the London Borough of Lambeth

Dumaguete City
The City of Dumaguete is a city in the Philippine province of Negros Oriental. It is the capital, principal seaport, and largest city of the province. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 133,470 people. A person from Dumaguete is called a "Dumagueteño"

Dumalag, Capiz
Dumalag is a 4th class municipality in the province of Capiz, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 25,920 people in 5,375 households.-Barangays:Dumalag is politically subdivided into 19 barangays.* Concepcion* Consolacion

Dumb Witness
Dumb Witness is a detective fiction novel by British writer Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on July 5 1937 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company later in the same year under the title of Poirot Loses a Client

Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary
Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary is the territorial police force responsible for the council area of Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland.The police force was formed in 1948 as an amalgamation of the police forces of Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire, and Wigtownshire, and preceded the creation of the former Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council by 27 years.The current Chief Constable

Dummy load
A dummy load is a device used to simulate an electrical load, usually for testing purposes.-Radio:In radio this device is also known as a dummy antenna or a radio frequency termination. It is a device used in place of an antenna to aid in testing a radio transmitter

Dump truck
A dump truck is a truck used for transporting loose material for construction. A typical dump truck is equipped with a hydraulically operated open-box bed hinged at the rear, the front of which can be lifted up to allow the contents to be deposited on the ground behind the truck at the site of delivery

Dumpling
Dumplings are cooked balls of dough. They are based on flour, potatoes or bread, and may include meat, fish, vegetables, or sweets. They may be cooked by boiling, steaming, simmering, frying, or baking. They may have a filling, or there may be other ingredients mixed into the dough. Dumplings may be sweet or spicy

Dumpster diving
Dumpster diving is the practice of sifting through commercial or residential trash to find items that have been discarded by their owners, but that may be useful to the dumpster diver.-Etymology and alternate names: