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Chupacabras (race)
Chupacabras is a 100 km mountain bike race in Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico. The annual race has taken place every October since 1997. It is sponsored entirely by the private sector and draws more than a thousand competitors each year, primarily from Mexico and the southern states United States

Chuppah
A chuppah , also huppah, chupah, or chuppa, is a canopy under which a Jewish couple stand during their wedding ceremony. It consists of a cloth or sheet, sometimes a tallit, stretched or supported over four poles, or sometimes manually held up by attendants to the ceremony. A chuppah symbolizes the home that the couple will build together

Church
In the Christian religion, a church building is a building or structure whose primary purpose is to facilitate the meeting of a church. Originally, Jewish Christians met in synagogues, such as the Cenacle, and in one another's homes, known as house churches

Church (Kent cricketer)
Church was an English amateur cricketer who made 3 known appearances in major cricket matches from 1789 to 1795.-Career:He was mainly associated with Kent and also represented Marylebone Cricket Club .-External sources:*

Church (song)
"Church" is a song by rapper T-Pain. It is a fast-paced song led by guitar riffs and is one of the songs in which T-Pain raps. It appears on his album Epiphany and was released as the third single. The song "features" Teddy Verseti, one of T-Pain's aliases, which he uses when rapping vigorously. The song is about wanting to fight someone following a confrontation at a club

Church (surname)
Church is an English surname. Notable people with the surname include:* Albert T. Church , Vice-Admiral in the United States Navy* Alonzo Church , logician, famous for the Church-Turing thesis and lambda calculus

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints traces its current dispensation beginnings to Joseph Smith, Jr. on April 6, 1830 in Western New York. Initial converts were drawn to the church in part because of the newly published Book of Mormon, a self-described chronicle of indigenous American prophets that Smith translated from golden plates.Smith intended to establish a New Jerusalem

Church of Rome
Holy Roman Church, Roman Church, or Church of Rome may, in modern contexts, mean:* the Diocese of Rome or the Holy See; or* the Latin Church; or* the Catholic Church.In historical contexts Roman Church may also refer to

Churchman (surname)
Churchman is a surname, and may refer to:*Charles West Churchman , American philosopher*David Churchman , a California State University professor*William Churchman , an English tobacco manufacturer

Churchyard
A churchyard is a patch of land adjoining or surrounding a church which is usually owned by the relevant church or local parish itself. In the Scots language or Northern English language this can also be known as a kirkyard or kirkyaird.

Churl
A churl , in its earliest Old English meaning, was simply "a man", but the word soon came to mean "a non-servile peasant", still spelt ċeorl, and denoting the lowest rank of freemen

Churn
Churn may refer to:* Butter churn, a device used for churning butter* Churning , the process of creating butter out of milk or cream* Churn drill, a large, older drilling machine that bores large diameter holes in the ground- People and places :

Churn (Seven Mary Three album)
Churn is the debut studio album by American post-grunge band Seven Mary Three. It was independently released and preceded the band's mainstream breakthrough, American Standard. Churn also included two songs that would go on to be among Seven Mary Three's biggest singles. The album was re-released several years later with different album artwork

Churrigueresque
Churrigueresque refers to a Spanish Baroque style of elaborate sculptural architectural ornament which emerged as a manner of stucco decoration in Spain in the late 17th century and was used up to about 1750, marked by extreme, expressive and florid decorative detailing, normally found above the entrance on the main facade of a building.-Origins:Named after the architect and sculptor,

Chute
A chute is a vertical or inclined plane, channel, or passage through which objects are moved by means of gravity.-Landform:A chute, also known as a race, flume, or river canyon, is a steep-sided passage through which water flows rapidly.

Chute
Chute may refer to:* Chute , a channel down which falling materials are guided** Mail chute, a chute for collecting and transporting mail within a building* Chute , a cattle race, a channel for handling and sorting farm animals

Chutney
Chutney is a a condiment used in South Asian cuisine that usually contains a spice and vegetable mix.Chutneys are wet or dry, having a coarse to fine texture. The Anglo-Indian loan word refers to fresh and pickled preparations indiscriminately, with preserves often sweetened. At least several Northern Indian languages use the word for fresh preparations only

Chutzpah
Chutzpah is the quality of audacity, for good or for bad, but it is generally used negatively. The Yiddish word derives from the Hebrew word , meaning "insolence", "audacity". The modern English usage of the word has taken on a broader meaning, having been popularized through vernacular use in film, literature, and television

Chutzpah (disambiguation)
Chutzpah is a Hebrew term for audacity or nerve.Chutzpah may also refer to:*Chutzpah!, a book by Alan Dershowitz*Chutzpah a go-go, a comedy*Beyond Chutzpah, a book by Norman Finkelstein*¡Chutzpah!, an album by The Wildhearts

Chuvash
Chuvash may refer to:*Chuvash people*Chuvash language*Chuvashia, a republic in Russia*Çuvaş, Azerbaijan

Chy
Chy may refer to:* Chysis* Cheyenne language, which has the ISO code CHY.* Chertsey railway station, with station code CHY.* WCHY, a radio station in Wisconsin, United States.

Chyle
Chyle is a milky bodily fluid consisting of lymph and emulsified fats, or free fatty acids . It is formed in the small intestine during digestion of fatty foods, and taken up by lymph vessels specifically known as lacteals

Chyluria
Chyluria, also called chylous urine, is a medical condition involving the presence of chyle in the urine stream, which results in urine appearing milky white. It is a condition that is more prevalent among people of Africa and the Indian subcontinent.

Chyme
Chyme is the semifluid mass of partly digested food expelled by the stomach into the duodenum.Also known as chymus, it is the liquid substance found in the stomach before passing through the pyloric valve and entering the duodenum

Chypre
Chypre, or , is the name of a family of perfumes that are characterised by an accord composed of citrus top-notes, a floral middle, and a mossy-animalic base-note derived from oak moss and musks

CI
CI or Ci may refer to:-Criminology and military:* Counter-intelligence* Confidential Informant* Confidential Information* Crazy Ivan, a U.S

Ciao
The word "ciao" is an informal Italian verbal salutation or greeting, meaning either "hello", "goodbye", "bye" or "hi". Originally from the Venetian language, it was adopted into the Italian language and eventually entered the vocabulary of English and of many other languages around the world

CIAO
CIAO may refer to:* CIAO , a radio station licensed to Brampton, Ontario, Canada* Component-Integrated ACE ORB, a CORBA Component Model implementation

Ciao (disambiguation)
Ciao is an informal Italian verbal salutation or greeting.Ciao may also refer to:* Ciao , a computer programming language* Ciao , a 2008 film* CIAO , a multicultural radio station in Brampton, Ontario

Ciara (given name)
Ciara is a popular Irish language female name and was tenth on the list of most popular names given to baby girls in Ireland in 2006. It is the feminine version of the name Ciarán, meaning "black" in Irish Gaelic, and was also the name of Saint Ciara, a seventh century Irish saint venerated by the Roman Catholic Church

Ciboulette
Ciboulette is a French opérette in three acts, music by Reynaldo Hahn, libretto by Robert de Flers and Francis de Croisset, first performed at the Théâtre des Variétés, in Paris, on April 7, 1923

CIC (gene)
Protein capicua homolog is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CIC gene.-Further reading:

Cicada (album)
Cicada is the self-titled debut album from the electronic band Cicada. Released in the UK during summer 2006 on Critical Mass Records, the album contained several songs that the band had released previously as 12-inch singles .The album spans various styles of electronic music, including house, electro, downtempo and dub

Cicada (band)
Cicada is the name of a United Kingdom based electronic music band. Members include producers Aaron Gilbert , Alex Payne and several guest vocalists including Tom Smith from Editors, Heidrun Bjornsdottir, Ben Onono, Max Berlin, Bjorn from Pacific! and most recently Megan Quashie, Joel Pott, Nik Valentino and Shahin BadarThey released several critically acclaimed

Cicada (disambiguation)
Cicada may refer to:* Cicada, the insect family Cicadidae and sometimes related families* Cicada, a specific genus of cicadas* Cicada , the 2006 debut album by Cicada* Cicada , the electronic music band

Cicada (horse)
Cicada was an American Thoroughbred champion racehorse bred by Christopher Chenery's Meadow Stud. A bay filly by Bryan G, she was out of Satsuma; Satsuma's dam was Hildene, a "blue hen" mare and the first horse owned by Chenery

Cicada (mythology)
Cicada lore and mythology is rich and varied as there are c 2500 species of cicada throughout the world, many of which are undescribed and remain a mystery to science

Cicala
Cicala is a village and comune in the province of Catanzaro, in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

Cicely (disambiguation)
-People:* Cicely Mary Barker , English illustrator of books, greeting cards, and postcards noted for The Flower Fairies of the Spring* Dame Cicely Courtneidge , English actress, comedienne, and Dame Commander of the British Empire

Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero , was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, political theorist, and Roman constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the equestrian order, and is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.He introduced the Romans to the chief schools of Greek philosophy and created a Latin philosophical vocabulary Marcus Tullius Cicero , was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, political theorist, and Roman constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the equestrian order, and is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.He introduced the Romans to the chief schools of Greek philosophy and created a Latin philosophical vocabulary Marcus Tullius Cicero , was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, political theorist, and Roman constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the equestrian order, and is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.He introduced the Romans to the chief schools of Greek philosophy and created a Latin philosophical vocabulary (with

Cicero (CTA Blue Line)
Cicero is a station on the 'L' system, serving the Blue Line's Forest Park branch. It is the westernmost station situated in the median of the Eisenhower Expressway. Originally Cicero had an additional entrance at Lavergne Avenue, but this was closed on May 16, 1977, by the CTA as a cost cutting measure

Cicero (CTA Pink Line)
Cicero is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, serving the Pink Line. The station was the site of an accident in 1979 in which a train derailed and hit the station, stopping just short of the ticket agent's booth.-Bus connections:

Cicero (Metra)
Cicero is a station on Metra's BNSF Railway Line, located in Cicero, Illinois. The station is away from Union Station, the eastern terminus of the line. In Metra's zone-based fare system, Cicero is in zone B

Cichorioideae
Cichorioideae is a subfamily of the family Asteraceae of flowering plants. Familiar members of Cichorioideae include lettuce, dandelions and Gazanias. The subfamily comprises about 240 genera and about 2900 species

Ciconia
Ciconia is a genus of birds in the stork family. Six of the seven living species occur in the Old World, but the Maguari Stork has a South American range. In addition, fossils suggest that Ciconia storks were somewhat more common in the tropical Americas in prehistoric times.These are large storks, typically 100 cm tall, with a 180 cm wingspan and a long thick bill

CICR
CICR is a four-letter acronym which can stand for:* Calcium-induced calcium release* The International Committee of the Red Cross/Comité international de la Croix-Rouge* The Center for International Conflict Resolution

CID
-Criminal investigation:* Criminal Investigation Department, the branch of British police forces and many other Commonwealth police forces to which plain clothes detectives belong

Ciel (beverage)
Ciel is a brand of bottled water owned by The Coca-Cola Company which is bottled and sold in Mexico, Angola, and Morocco. Coca-Cola Mexico introduced Ciel in 1996 in the states of Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Zacatecas, Durango, San Luis Potosi and Coahuila.

Cielo
Cielo may refer to:* César Cielo, a Brazilian freestyle swimmer* Cielo , a distributor and manufacturer of frozen yogurt* Cielo , a supercomputer located at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Cielo (company)
Cielo is the largest distributor/manufacturer of frozen yogurt ingredients in Europe. Founded in 1979 in Italy, credited with launching the frozen yogurt craze in 2004, Cielo's International dist. division was launched in 1997 with branches in :*Singapore

Cieux
Cieux is a commune in the Haute-Vienne department of the Limousin region in western France.Inhabitants are known as Ciellois.-References:*

Cigar
A cigar is a tightly-rolled bundle of dried and fermented tobacco that is ignited so that its smoke may be drawn into the mouth. Cigar tobacco is grown in significant quantities in Brazil, Cameroon, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Philippines, and the Eastern United States.- Etymology :The word "cigar" originated from sikar, the

Cigarette
A cigarette is a small roll of finely cut tobacco leaves wrapped in a cylinder of thin paper for smoking. The cigarette is ignited at one end and allowed to smoulder; its smoke is inhaled from the other end, which is held in or to the mouth and in some cases a cigarette holder may be used as well

Cigarette (sculpture)
Cigarette is a minimalist piece of environmental sculpture created by Tony Smith in 1961. The sculpture is over 15 feet tall and made of flat planes of steel in a twisted form. A small scale version of the piece is on display at the St. Louis Art Museum.

Cilicia (satrapy)
Cilicia was a satrapy of the Achaemenid Empire, with its capitol at Tarsus. It was conquered sometime in the 540's by Cyrus the Great. Cilicia was a vassal, and although it had a vassal king had to pay a tribute of 360 horses and 500 talents of silver, according to Herodotus

Cilla (mythology)
Cilla in Greek mythology is a name that may refer to:*One of the two female characters associated with Troy:**Cilla, sister of Hecuba. She was married to Thymoetes, brother of Priam. On the same day that Hecuba bore Paris, Cilla bore Munippus, to Priam

CILS (Qualification)
The Certificazione di Italiano come lingua straniera, or CILS is a qualification offered by the Foreigners University of Siena for foreign speakers of the Italian language, recognizing various levels of language proficiency

Cinch
Cinch may refer to:*A girth *A belay device for sport climbing*RCA jack, which is sometimes known as a CINCH/AV connector*Cinch , an American card game in the All Fours family, related to Pitch / Setup and Pedro

Cincia
Cincia is a genus of moths in the Arctiidae family.-References:*

Cincinnati (disambiguation)
Cincinnati is a city in Ohio.Cincinnati may also refer to:* University of Cincinnati, a major public university in the Ohio city* Cincinnati Bearcats, the university's athletic program* Cincinnati, Arkansas* Cincinnati, California

Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo is a holiday held on May 5. It is celebrated nationwide in the United States and regionally in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla, where the holiday is called El Dia de la Batalla de Puebla

Dwarf Mongoose
The Common Dwarf Mongoose , sometimes just called the Dwarf Mongoose, is a small African carnivore belonging to the mongoose family .-Physical characteristics:

Dwarf planet
A dwarf planet, as defined by the International Astronomical Union , is a celestial body orbiting the Sun that is massive enough to be spherical as a result of its own gravity but has not cleared its neighboring region of planetesimals and is not a satellite

Dwarf Willow
Salix herbacea is a species of tiny creeping willow adapted to survive in harsh Arctic and sub-Arctic environments

Dwarfism
Dwarfism is short stature resulting from a medical condition. It is sometimes defined as an adult height of less than 4 feet 10 inches  , although this definition is problematic because short stature in itself is not a disorder.

Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States, from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army

Dwight L. Moody
Dwight Lyman Moody , also known as D.L. Moody, was an American evangelist and publisher who founded the Moody Church, Northfield School and Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts , the Moody Bible Institute and Moody Publishers.-Early life:Dwight Moody was born in Northfield, Massachusetts to a large family

Dwight Waldo
Dwight Waldo was an American political scientist and is perhaps the defining figure in modern public administration. Waldo's career was often directed against a scientific/technical portrayal of bureaucracy and government that now suggests the term public management as opposed to public administration

Dwight York
Dwight York , also known as Malachi Z. York, Issa Al Haadi Al Mahdi, et alii, is an American black supremacist and leader of the Georgia-based "Nuwaubian" movement, currently imprisoned on a 135 year sentence for child molestation.York's "ministry" began in the late 1960s, from 1967 preaching to the "Nubians" Dwight York (born June 26 1935, also reported as 1945), also known as Malachi Z. York, Issa Al Haadi Al Mahdi, et alii, is an American black supremacist and leader of the Georgia-based "Nuwaubian" movement, currently imprisoned on a 135 year sentence for child molestation.York's "ministry" began in the late 1960s, from 1967 preaching to the "Nubians" Dwight York (born June 26 1935, also reported as 1945), also known as Malachi Z. York, Issa Al Haadi Al Mahdi, et alii, is an American black supremacist and leader of the Georgia-based "Nuwaubian" movement, currently imprisoned on a 135 year sentence for child molestation.York's "ministry" began in the late 1960s, from 1967 preaching to the "Nubians" (viz

DWOK
97.5 OK FM is a music FM Radio Station owned and operated by Subic Broadcasting Corporation in the Philippines. The station's studio and transmitter is located in Olongapo City, Zambales.-History:

Dye
A dye is a colored substance that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is being applied. The dye is generally applied in an aqueous solution, and requires a mordant to improve the fastness of the dye on the fiber.

Dye penetrant inspection
Dye penetrant inspection , also called liquid penetrant inspection or penetrant testing , is a widely applied and low-cost inspection method used to locate surface-breaking defects in all non-porous materials

Dye tracing
Dye tracing is tracking and tracing various flows using dye added to the liquid in question. The purpose of tracking may be an analysis of the flow itself, of the transport of something by the flow of the objects that convey the flow

Dye-sublimation printer
A dye-sublimation printer is a computer printer which employs a printing process that uses heat to transfer dye onto medium materials such as a plastic card, paper, or fabric. The sublimation name is applied because the dye transitions between the solid and gas states without going through a liquid stage

Dylan Thomas
Dylan Marlais Thomas was a Welsh poet and writer, Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 11 January 2008. who wrote exclusively in English. In addition to poetry, he wrote short stories and scripts for film and radio, which he often performed himself

Dymphna
'Saint Dymphna was the daughter of a pagan Irish king and his Christian wife in the 7th century. She was murdered by her father. The story of St. Dymphna was first recorded in the thirteenth century by a canon of the Church of St. Aubert at Cambrai, commissioned by the Bishop of Cambrai, Guy I

Dynaco
Founded by David Hafler and Ed Laurent in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1955, Dynaco was an American hi-fi audio system manufacturer popular in the 1960s and 1970s for its wide range of affordable, yet high quality audio components..-Early company history:

Dynamic logic (digital logic)
In integrated circuit design, dynamic logic is a design methodology in combinatorial logic circuits, particularly those implemented in MOS technology. It is distinguished from the so-called static logic by exploiting temporary storage of information in stray and gate capacitances

Dynamic soaring
Dynamic soaring is a flying technique used to gain energy by repeatedly crossing the boundary between air masses of significantly different velocity

Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium
Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium modeling is a branch of applied general equilibrium theory that is influential in contemporary macroeconomics

Dynamite
Dynamite is an explosive material based on nitroglycerin, initially using diatomaceous earth , or another absorbent substance such as powdered shells, clay, sawdust, or wood pulp. Dynamites using organic materials such as sawdust are less stable and such use has been generally discontinued

Dynamometer
A dynamometer or "dyno" for short, is a device for measuring force, moment of force , or power. For example, the power produced by an engine, motor or other rotating prime mover can be calculated by simultaneously measuring torque and rotational speed .A dynamometer can also be used to determine the torque and power required to operate a driven machine such as a

Dynasty (TV series)
Dynasty is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on ABC from January 12, 1981 to May 11, 1989. It was created by Richard & Esther Shapiro and produced by Aaron Spelling, and revolved around the Carringtons, a wealthy oil family living in Denver, Colorado

Dynasty Warriors
is a series of tactical action video games created by Omega Force and Koei. The award-winning series is a spin-off of Koei's turn-based strategy Romance of the Three Kingdoms series, based loosely around the Chinese classical novel of the same name. The first game titled Dynasty Warriors, Sangokumusō in Japan, is a fighting game and different from the rest of the series

DynCorp International
DynCorp International is a United States-based private military contractor. Begun as an aviation company, the company now also provides air operations support, training and mentoring, international development, intelligence training and support, contingency operations, security, and operations and maintenance of land vehicles

Dysautonomia
Dysautonomia is a broad term that describes any disease or malfunction of the autonomic nervous system. This includes postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome , inappropriate sinus tachycardia , vasovagal syncope, mitral valve prolapse dysautonomia, pure autonomic failure, neurocardiogenic syncope , neurally mediated hypotension , autonomic

Dyscalculia
Dyscalculia is a specific learning disability involving innate difficulty in learning or comprehending simple arithmetic. It is akin to dyslexia and includes difficulty in understanding numbers, learning how to manipulate numbers, learning maths facts, and a number of other related symptoms

Dysfunctional family
A dysfunctional family is a family in which conflict, misbehavior, and often abuse on the part of individual members occur continually and regularly, leading other members to accommodate such actions. Children sometimes grow up in such families with the understanding that such an arrangement is normal

Dysphemism
In language, dysphemism, malphemism, and cacophemism refer to the usage of an intentionally harsh, rather than polite, word or expression; roughly the opposite of euphemism

Dysprosium
Dysprosium is a chemical element with the symbol Dy and atomic number 66. It is a rare earth element with a metallic silver luster. Dysprosium is never found in nature as a free element, though it is found in various minerals, such as xenotime

Dzi bead
Dzi bead is a bead stone of mysterious origin worn as part of a necklace and sometimes as a bracelet. In several Asian cultures, including that of Tibet, the bead is considered to provide positive spiritual benefit

DZMM
ABS-CBN DZMM Radyo Patrol 630 is the flagship AM station of ABS–CBN Corporation in the Philippines. The station's studio is located at the ABS-CBN Broadcast Center, Sgt. Esguerra Ave., cor. Mo. Ignacia St., Diliman, Quezon City, while the transmitter is located at F. Navarette St., Obando, Bulacan

DZRH
DZRH is a radio station in Metro Manila owned and operated by the Manila Broadcasting Company. The station's studio is located at CCP Complex in Pasay, Philippines, while its transmitter is located at Brgy. Malanday, Valenzuela

DZRJ-AM
DZRJ-AM , also known by its tagline The Voice of the Philippines, is an AM radio station of the Rajah Broadcasting Network, Inc. in the Philippines. The station was located on the roofdeck and tower of the J&T Building along Ramon Magsaysay Boulevard

Dzukija
Dzūkija or Dainava is one of five ethnographic regions of Lithuania. Dzūkija is a cultural region defined by traditional lifestyles and dialects of the local Lithuanian population and has never been defined as a political or administrative unit