-People:* Benjamin Agosto, ice dancer* Juan Agosto, pitcher* Miguel Hernández Agosto, politician* Victor Agosto, anti-war activist* Fabricio Agosto Ramírez, goalkeeper-Culture:*Agosto - a 1987 French film*Agosto , by Rubem Fonseca
Agouti refers to a number of species of rodents as well as a number of genes affecting coat coloration in several different animals. Agouti fur contains a pattern of pigmentation in which individual hairs have several bands of light and dark pigment with black tips.* When referring to a rodent, agouti can mean:** The common agoutis , are those popularly
Agraphobia is the abnormal fear of sexual abuse. The condition is common but not widely known.- Cause :Sufferers of agraphobia may have had a past experience linking emotional trauma with sexual abuse
Agrarian Party (Yugoslavia)
The Agrarian Party was a political party within the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes and later the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. It was formed in 1919.
Agreeableness is a tendency to be pleasant and accommodating in social situations. In contemporary personality psychology, agreeableness is one of the five major dimensions of personality structure, reflecting individual differences in concern for cooperation and social harmony. People who score high on this dimension are empathetic, considerate, friendly, generous, and helpful
Agreement may refer to:* Agreement or concord, cross-reference between parts of a phrase* Gentlemen's agreement, not enforceable by law* Contract, enforceable in a court of law
Agrest is a surname. People with this surname include:* Matest M. Agrest , Russian ethnologist and mathematician* Evgeny Agrest , Belarusian–Swedish chess grandmaster* Diana Agrest , US-Argentinian architect :fr:Diana Agrest
Agrias is a genus of charaxine nymphalid butterflies found in South and Central America.Prized by collectors, these large, showy butterflies have had hundreds of names applied to polymorphic variants.-Species:
In agriculture, agribusiness is a generic term for the various businesses involved in food production, including farming and contract farming, seed supply, agrichemicals, farm machinery, wholesale and distribution, processing, marketing, and retail sales.
-People:*Agricola , Western Roman statesman*Agricola , son of the Western Roman Emperor Avitus*Saints Vitalis and Agricola , martyrs*Saint Agricola of Avignon , bishop of Avignon
Agricola (board game)
Agricola is a German-style board game created by Uwe Rosenberg, and published by Lookout Games in Europe and Z-Man Games in the US. The goal of the game is to build the most well-balanced farm at the end of 14 rounds, consisting of plowed fields for crops and fenced pastures for livestock. The farm should have little fallow land and a large farmhouse built of high quality material
Agriculture contributes nearly 45% to the net state domestic product. It is the main source of income as well as employment in Himachal. About 93% of the state population depend directly upon agriculture.
Agrigento , is a city on the southern coast of Sicily, Italy, and capital of the province of Agrigento. It is renowned as the site of the ancient Greek city of Akragas , one of the leading cities of Magna Graecia during the golden
Agrodolce is a traditional sweet and sour sauce in Italian cuisine. Its name comes from "agro" and "dolce" . Agrodolce is made by reducing sour and sweet elements, traditionally vinegar and sugar. Sometimes, additional flavorings are added, such as wine, fruit, or even chocolate. The sauce is thought to have been brought to Sicily by the Arabs
Agrology is the branch of soil science dealing with the production of crops. The use of the term is most active in Canada. Use of the term outside of Canada is sporadic but significant
An agronomist is a scientist who specializes in agronomy, which is the science of utilizing plants for food, fuel, feed, and fiber. An agronomist is an expert in agricultural and allied sciences, with the exception veterinary sciences.Agronomists deal with interactions between plants, soils, and the environment
Agua may refer to:*Water, in Spanish*Volcán de Agua, Guatemala*Agua de Dios , municipality in Colombia*Agua , a 2006 Argentine and French sports drama film*"Água de Beber", a song by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes
Agua (2006 film)
Agua is an Argentine and French sports drama film directed and written by Verónica Chen and Pablo Lago.The film is centered around a former professional swimming champion returning to old glory in the sport.-Plot:
Aguascalientes is a municipality of the Mexican state of Aguascalientes. Its municipal seat is the city of Aguascalientes, which is also the state capital
Agur ben Jakeh was the compiler of a collection of proverbs found in , which is sometimes known as the Book of Agur or Sayings of Agur. The initial text of the chapter runs as follows , and bears great similarity to . This translation is not universally accepted as correct; see below.The text Agur ben Jakeh (Hebrew: אגור בן יקה) was the compiler of a collection of proverbs found in , which is sometimes known as the Book of Agur or Sayings of Agur. The initial text of the chapter runs as follows (JPS translation), and bears great similarity to . This translation is not universally accepted as correct; see below.The text Agur ben Jakeh (Hebrew: אגור בן יקה) was the compiler of a collection of proverbs found in , which is sometimes known as the Book of Agur or Sayings of Agur. The initial text of the chapter runs as follows (JPS translation), and bears great similarity to . This translation is not universally accepted as correct; see below.The text (ver
Aha (Book of Mormon)
According to the Book of Mormon, Aha was a Nephite soldier who lived in the 1st century BC in the Americas. His father was Zoram, a "chief captain" of the Nephite armies. Sometime between 81 BC. and 78 BC, Aha accompanied his father and his brother to battle against the Lamanites in order to rescue prisoners of war that were captured during the destruction of the city of Ammonihah
Ahab is a German funeral doom metal band founded in 2004 by Midnattsol guitarists Christian Hector and Daniel Droste and former Endzeit guitarist Stephan Adolph. The band is named after Captain Ahab, a character in the novel Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Aharon (given name)
Aharon is masculine given name alternate spelling, commonly in Israel, of Aaron, prominent biblical figure in the Old Testament, meaning "mountaineer", or "mount of strength". There are other variants including "Ahron" and "Aron". Aharon is also occasionally a patronymic surname, usually with the hyphenated prefix "Ben-"
AHI is a retargetable audio subsystem for AmigaOS, MorphOS and AROS. It was created by Martin Blom in the mid 1990s to allow standardized operating system support for audio hardware other than just the native Amiga sound chip, for example, 16-bit sound cards.AHI offers improved functionality not available through the AmigaOS audio device driver, such as, seamless audio
-Surnames:* Johann Rudolph Ahle , German composer* Johann Georg Ahle , German composer* Dietmar Ahle , German businessman* Nell Ahle Scott Chambers , Ohio paralegal, President, Paralegal Association of Central Ohio
Ahmad is the self titled debut album by Ahmad.-Track listing:#"Freak"#"Back in the Day"#"Touch the Ceiling"#"The Jones'"#"Can I Party?"#"You Gotta Be..."#"We Want the Funk"#"The Palladium"#"Homeboys First"#"Ordinary People"
Sultan Ahmad ascended the throne in 1402, before that he was known as Pateh Berbai. He was the first Pengiran Bendahara in Brunei. Later he was given the title Pengiran Bendahara Seri Maharaja Permaisuara. He married the younger sister of Ong Sum Ping
Ahmad (Kanem-Bornu king)
Ahmad Alimi was the head of the kingdom of Bornu during the late eighteenth century and early nineteenth century. During the later part of his reign, the Fula people within his kingdom followed the call of rebellion and Jihad being led in the west by Uthman Dan Fodio. Alimi was perplexed by the uprising since Bornu was already an Islamic empire
Ahmedabad (Lok Sabha constituency)
Ahmedabad Lok Sabha constituency was a Lok Sabha constituency in Gujarat state in western India till 2008.-Assembly segments:Ahmedabad Lok Sabha constituency comprised the following 7 Vidhan Sabha segments:
Aho or AHO may refer to:*"Aho" is a well-known Kansai dialect phrase meaning "idiot" or "dummy" and also an onomatopoeia pun for the sound a crow makes in Japan.*Aho , Finnish surname
Ahorn is the German word for MapleAhorn may refer to:*Ahorn, Baden-Württemberg, a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany*Ahorn, Bavaria, a town in Bavaria, Germany*Ahorn, Austria, a town in Upper Austria, Austria
-Polynesian religion:*Ahu or a'u - the central stone part of a Marae in much of Polynesia*Ahu, the stone platforms on Easter Island *Ahu, altars in Heiau -Places:
AI, A.I., Ai, or ai may refer to:- Computers :* Artificial intelligence, a branch of computer science* Ad impression, in online advertising* .ai, the ISO Internet 2-letter country code for Anguilla
Ai is the third album by Taiwanese power metal band Seraphim. Released in Taiwan on February 10, 2004. This album is available in both Chinese & English.-Track listing :# "Intro" – 1:21# "Tears" – 5:26# "Resurrect" – 6:29
Ai (Japanese name)
Ai is a Japanese feminine given name. It could mean love , indigo or nothing
AIAI may refer to:* Artificial Intelligence Applications Institute* al-Itihaad al-Islamiya, a Somali Islamist group
Aiai is a Swedish administration tool and aid for disabled people who require personal assistance. The software tool is used by both assistants and the clients or a company managing the assistance.Aiai supports and is driven by an based on the Independent Living philosophy.
AID may refer to:*Activation-Induced Deaminase, an enzyme*Algebraic Interpretive Dialogue, an implementation of JOSS II for the PDP-10*Americans for Informed Democracy, an American non-profit organization
In international relations, aid is a voluntary transfer of resources from one country to another, given at least partly with the objective of benefiting the recipient country.
Aida (1953 film)
Aida is a 1953 Italian film version of the opera Aida by Giuseppe Verdi. It was directed by Clemente Fracassi and produced by Gregor Rabinovitch and Federico Teti. The screenplay was adapted by Fracassi, Carlo Castelli, Anna Gobbi and Giorgio Salviucci from the libretto by Antonio Ghislanzoni
Aida is a Palestinian refugee camp situated 2 kilometers North of Bethlehem and 1 kilometer North of Beit Jala in the central West Bank
Aida or Aïda is female given name. Variants include: Ada, Aeeda, Aída, Aide, Aidee, Ade, Ajda, Ayeda, Ayeeda, Ida, Ieeda,Ieta and Iyeeda. The name is derived from the Arabic name "Ayda" "عايدة" or "عائدة" in formal Arabic.-Variants:
Aidai and since 1992 Naujasis Židinys-Aidai is a magazine about Lithuanian culture and literature. It was established in Munich, Germany, as a successor of the traditions of Naujoji Romuva and Židinys magazines published in interbellum Lithuania
Aidan or Aiden are the primary anglicisations of the Irish given name Aodhán and the Scottish Gaelic given name Aodhàn.-Etymology and spelling:
Aide may refer to:* A person who assists another; an assistant. In military contexts; an officer who acts as assistant to a more senior one; an aide-de-camp.* Aide , a purported Basque deity.
Aides has various meanings:*Aides is the Greek god Hades.*The aides was a French customs duty, during the time of Louis XIV*Aides are assistants.*Aides , a genus of butterflies in the grass skipper family.
AIDES is a French community-based non-profit organisation that was founded in 1984 by Daniel Defert following the death of his lifelong companion Michel Foucault
AIDS is an aircraft system that allows the airline to record and/or monitor all available parameters which are on the aircraft buses. Some Aircraft like the Airbus A320 have an AIDS print button which, when programmed over the MCDU, allows paper data reports, DAR recordings, or ACARS transmissions of a select amount of parameters to be printed.
AIDS and aids and similar can mean:* For the disease Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, see AIDS.* Aid or aids * For the cues given by riders to their horses, see riding aids.* For the aviation system, see AIDS .
AIE may refer to:* Academy of Interactive Entertainment, an Australian video games and 3D animation school* International Energy Agency , a Paris-based autonomous intergovernmental organization
Aigburth (Hong Kong)
The Aigburth is a skyscraper located in the Mid-levels district of Hong Kong. The tower rises 48 floors and in height. The building was completed in 1999. It was designed by architectural firm Wong Tung & Partners, and was developed by Kerry Properties Limited. The Aigburth, which stands as the 66th-tallest building in Hong Kong, is composed entirely of residential units
Aigle is a French footwear and textile company founded in 1853 as the Compagnie du Caoutchouc Souple in Montargis by the American businessman Hiram Hutchinson.
Aigne is a commune in the Hérault department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France.-Population:
Aigre is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France.-Population:-References:*
Aiguilles is a commune of the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.-Geography:The village lies in the middle of the commune, on the right bank of the Guil, which flows southwest through the commune.-Population:-References:*
An aiguillette, aguillette or aiglet is a decorative tag or tip for a cord or ribbon, usually of gold and sometimes set with gemstones or enameled
- Codes :* AIH, ICAO airline designator for Alpine Air Express Chile* aih, the ISO 639-3 language code for Ai-Cham language, spoken in Libo County, Qiannan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province, People's Republic of China
Aika is an album by Aki Sirkesalo from 1996.-Track listing:# Aika# Kiire# Seksuaalista häirintää# Leijailen# Missä betoni kasvaa# Toulambe laulaa# Lemmen jättiläinen# Heitätkö avaimen# Se oikea# Tämä kaupunki# Suuri sydän ja käärmeen kieli
is a Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba as a synthesis of his martial studies, philosophy, and religious beliefs. Aikido is often translated as "the Way of unifying life energy" or as "the Way of harmonious spirit." Ueshiba's goal was to create an art that practitioners could use to defend themselves while also protecting their attacker from injury.Aikido is performed
Ail or AIL may refer to:* Ail , a state of poor health* Ail , a character in the Sailor Moon anime series* Automotive Industries Limited, a motor vehicle manufacturer of Israel
Ailerons are hinged flight control surfaces attached to the trailing edge of the wing of a fixed-wing aircraft. The ailerons are used to control the aircraft in roll, which results in a change in heading due to the tilting of the lift vector
-People:* Ailes Gilmour, pioneer of the American Modern Dance movement of the 1930s* Roger Ailes , president of America's Fox News Channel and chairman of the Fox Television Stations Group
Aili is an Irish language feminine given name meaning "light". It also common in Scandinavia. In Finland it is pronounced I-Lee. It is a Saami name, possibly derived from Helga. People with the name include:* Aili , Japanese musician and songwriter
Allies of World War II
The Allies of World War II were the countries that opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War . Former Axis states contributing to the Allied victory are not considered Allied states
An alligator is a crocodilian in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. There are two extant alligator species: the American alligator and the Chinese alligator .
The Alligator Gar , Atractosteus spatula, is a primitive ray-finned fish. Unlike other Gars, the mature Alligator Gar possesses a dual row of large teeth in the upper jaw. Its name derives from the alligator-like appearance of these teeth along with the fish's elongated snout
Alligator Records is a Chicago-based independent blues record label founded by Bruce Iglauer in 1971.Iglauer started the label with his own savings to record and produce his favorite band Hound Dog Taylor & The HouseRockers, whom his employer, Bob Koester of Delmark Records, declined to record
Alligator Snapping Turtle
The alligator snapping turtle is one of the largest freshwater turtles in the world. It is not closely related to, but is often associated with the common snapping turtle. They are the sole living member of the genus Macrochelys--while common snappers are in the genus Chelydra
The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. of West Allis, Wisconsin, is an American company known for its past as a manufacturer with diverse interests, perhaps most famous for their bright Persian Orange farm tractors
- Early life :Rosati was born in Dover, Delaware and grew up in Pine City, Minnesota. She attended Gustavus Adolphus College where she studied speech and communications. She graduated in 1985 and received cum laude.
Allison Glenn Scagliotti is an American actress. She had a recurring role on Drake & Josh, portraying the character Mindy Crenshaw and currently appears as Claudia Donovan on the SyFy television series, Warehouse 13
Allison Transmission is an American manufacturer of commercial duty automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems. Allison products are specified by over 250 of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers and are used in many market sectors including bus, refuse, fire, construction, distribution, military and specialty applications
In language, alliteration refers to the repetition of a particular sound in the first syllables of Three or more words or phrases. Alliteration has historically developed largely through poetry, in which it more narrowly refers to the repetition of a consonant in any syllables that, according to the poem's meter, are stressed, as in James Thomson's verse "Come…dragging the lazy
Allium is a monocot genus of flowering plants, informally referred to as the onion genus. The generic name Allium is the Latin word for garlic.
Allosaurus is a genus of large theropod dinosaur that lived 155 to 150 million years ago during the late Jurassic period . The name Allosaurus means "different lizard". It is derived from the Greek /allos and /sauros
Allotment may refer to:* Allotment , a small area of land, let out at a nominal yearly rent by local government or independent allotment associations, for individuals to grow their own food
An alloy is a mixture or metallic solid solution composed of two or more elements. Complete solid solution alloys give single solid phase microstructure, while partial solutions give two or more phases that may or may not be homogeneous in distribution, depending on thermal history
Alltel Corporation is a wireless service provider, primarily based in the United States. Before an acquisition by Verizon Wireless, it served 34 states. After the merger, Alltel continues to serve six states, mostly in rural areas
Allura Red AC
Allura Red AC is a red azo dye that goes by several names including: Allura Red, Food Red 17, C.I. 16035, FD&C Red 40, 2-naphthalenesulfonic acid, 6-hydroxy-5--, disodium salt, and disodium 6-hydroxy-5--2-naphthalenesulfonate. It is used as a food dye and has the E number E129
Alluri Sita Rama Raju , also known as Aluri Rpia page on Mogallu Village]-Early life:
An allusion is a figure of speech that makes a reference to, or representation of, people, places, events, literary work, myths, or works of art, either directly or by implication. M. H
Ally McBeal (Character)
Allison Marie "Ally" McBeal is the central fictional character in the Fox series Ally McBeal played by Calista Flockhart.Ally is a Boston-based lawyer. She is shown as a woman who believes in love and is continually looking for her soul mate
Allyl chloride is the organic compound with the formula CH2=CHCH2Cl. This colorless liquid is insoluble in water but soluble in common organic solvents. It is mainly converted to epichlorohydrin, used in the production of plastics. It is a chlorinated derivative of propylene.-Production:Allyl chloride is prepared by the reaction of propylene with chlorine
Allyson Felix is a track and field sprint athlete, who competes internationally for the United States, primarily in the 200 meters. She also competes at the 100 meters and the 400 meters distances
Alma Gluck was a Romanian-born American soprano, one of the world's most famous female singers at the peak of her career .-Life and career:
Alma Reville, Lady Hitchcock was an English assistant director, screenwriter and editor. She was the second daughter of Edward and Lucy Reville.
An almanac is an annual publication that includes information such as weather forecasts, farmers' planting dates, and tide tables, containing tabular information in a particular field or fields often arranged according to the calendar etc
Almaty , also known by its former names Verny and Alma-Ata , is the former capital of Kazakhstan and the nation's largest city, with a population of 1,348,500
The almond , is a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia. Almond is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree
An almoner is a chaplain or church officer who originally was in charge of distributing cash to the deserving poor.Historically, almoners were Christian religious functionaries whose duty was to distribute alms to the poor. Monasteries were required to spend one tenth of their income in charity to the poor
The Almoravids were a Berber dynasty of Morocco, who formed an empire in the 11th-century that stretched over the western Maghreb and Al-Andalus. Their capital was Marrakesh, a city which they founded in 1062 C.E
Almost Famous is a 2000 musical comedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe and telling the fictional story of a teenage journalist writing for Rolling Stone magazine while covering the fictitious rock band Stillwater , and his efforts to get his first cover story published
Alness is a town and civil parish in Ross and Cromarty, Highland, Scotland. It lies near the Cromarty Firth, with the town of Invergordon to the east and the village of Evanton to the south west
Alnwick is a small market town in north Northumberland, England. The town's population was just over 8000 at the time of the 2001 census and Alnwick's district population was 31,029.
Alocasia is a genus of broad-leaved rhizomatous or tuberous perennials from the Family Araceae. There are 78 species of Alocasia occurring in Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Eastern Australia and widely cultivated in Oceania and South America. The large cordate or sagittate leaves grow to a length of 20 to 90 cm on long petioles
Aloe vera, pronounced , also known as the true aloe or medicinal aloe, is a species of succulent plant in the genus Aloe that is believed to have originated in the Sudan. Aloe vera grows in arid climates and is widely distributed in Africa, India, Nepal and other arid areas.The species is frequently cited as being used in herbal medicine
Aloha Aina Party of Hawaii
The Aloha Aina Party of Hawaii is a political party of the state of Hawaii in the United States, founded by dance teacher Vickie Holt Takamine, and bolstered by a merger with former Honolulu mayor Frank Fasi's Best Party of Hawaii
Aloysius "Alois" Alzheimer, was a German psychiatrist and neuropathologist and a colleague of Emil Kraepelin. Alzheimer is credited with identifying the first published case of "presenile dementia", which Kraepelin would later identify as Alzheimer's disease.
Alon USA Energy Inc. or Alon USA . Alon USA Energy, Inc. is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and engages in refining and marketing petroleum products primarily in the southwestern and south central regions of the United States. Alon USA was formed after Alon Israel Oil Company Ltd, the largest Israeli-based fuel company, purchased from Total S.A
Alonso de Maldonado
Alonso de Maldonado was a Spanish lawyer and a member of the Second Audiencia of Mexico City, which governed New Spain from January 10, 1531 to April 16, 1535. He was also president of the First Audiencia of Guatemala, and in that capacity interim governor of Guatemala from 1536 to September 15, 1539
- Early life :Aloysius Gonzaga was born at his family's castle in Castiglione delle Stiviere, between Brescia and Mantova in northern Italy in what was then part of the Papal States. He was a member of the illustrious House of Gonzaga
An alpaca is a domesticated species of South American camelid. It resembles a small llama in appearance.Alpacas are kept in herds that graze on the level heights of the Andes of southern Peru, northern Bolivia, Ecuador, and northern Chile at an altitude of to above sea level, throughout the year
Alpes-Maritimes is a department in the extreme southeast corner of France.- History : was created by Octavian as a Roman military district in 14 BC, and became a full Roman province in the middle of the 1st century with its capital first at Cemenelum and subsequently at Embrun
103.2 Alpha Radio was an Independent Local Radio station based in Darlington, County Durham, England.-History:
Alpha 9 is a science fiction anthology edited by Robert Silverberg first published in 1978.-Stories in Alpha 9:*Dumb Waiter by Walter M. Miller, Jr.*The Monsters by Robert Sheckley
Alpha Andromedae , which has the traditional names Alpheratz and Sirrah , is the brightest star in the constellation of Andromeda. Located immediately northeast of the constellation of Pegasus, it is the northeastern star of the Great Square of Pegasus
Alpha Blondy is a reggae singer and international recording artist. Alpha Blondy was born Seydou Koné in Dimbokro, Côte d'Ivoire. He sings mainly in his native language of Dioula, in French and English, and sometimes in Arabic or Hebrew
Alpha Centauri is the brightest star in the southern constellation of Centaurus
Alpha Condé is a Guinean politician who has been President of Guinea since December 2010. He was a political science professor at the University of Paris and spent decades in opposition to a succession of regimes in Guinea, unsuccessfully running against President Lansana Conté in the 1993 and 1998 presidential elections and leading the Rally of the Guinean People
Alpha decay is a type of radioactive decay in which an atomic nucleus emits an alpha particle and thereby transforms into an atom with a mass number 4 less and atomic number 2 less
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Alpha Kappa Alpha is the first Greek-lettered sorority established and incorporated by African American college women. The sorority was founded on January 15, 1908, at Howard University in Washington, D.C., by a group of nine students, led by Ethel Hedgeman Lyle
Alpha particles consist of two protons and two neutrons bound together into a particle identical to a helium nucleus, which is classically produced in the process of alpha decay, but may be produced also in other ways and given the same name
Alpha Phi Alpha
Alpha Phi Alpha is the first Inter-Collegiate Black Greek Letter fraternity. It was founded on December 4, 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Its founders are known as the "Seven Jewels". Alpha Phi Alpha developed a model that was used by the many Black Greek Letter Organizations that soon followed in its footsteps
Alpha Sagittarii is a star in the Sagittarius constellation. It has the traditional names 天淵三 , Alrami and Rukbat, derived from the Arabic rukbat al-rāmī = the knee of the archer
Alpha Sculptoris is a star in the constellation Sculptor.Alpha Sculptoris is a blue-white B-type giant with an apparent magnitude of +4.30. It is approximately 680 light years from Earth
Alpha waves are neural oscillations in the frequency range of 8–12 Hz arising from synchronous and coherent electrical activity of thalamic pacemaker cells in humans
α-Linolenic acid is an organic compound found in many common vegetable oils. In terms of its structure, it is named all-cis-9,12,15-octadecatrienoic acid. In physiological literature, it is given the name 18:3 .
An alphabet is a standard set of letters—basic written symbols or graphemes—each of which represents a phoneme in a spoken language, either as it exists now or as it was in the past. There are other systems, such as logographies, in which each character represents a word, morpheme, or semantic unit, and syllabaries, in which each character represents a syllable
In total, at least 100 offices were created during Roosevelt's terms of office as part of the New Deal, and "even the Comptroller-General of the United States, who audits the government's accounts, declared he had never heard of some of them." While previously all monetary appropriations had been separately passed by Act of Congress, as part of their power of the purse; the National Industrial
Alphabet City (film)
Alphabet City is a 1984 crime drama film directed by Amos Poe. The story follows a young gangster of Italian descent named Johnny, who has been given control over his own neighborhood by the Mob. Then unknown actors Vincent Spano , Jami Gertz, and Michael Winslow give compelling performances in this low-budget crime/drama/thriller
Alpheidae is a family of caridean snapping shrimp characterized by having asymmetrical claws, the larger of which is typically capable of producing a loud snapping sound. Other common names of these species include pistol shrimp or alpheid shrimp.The family is diverse and worldwide in distribution, consisting of about 600 species within 38 or more genera
Alphonso is a mango cultivar that is considered by many to be one of the best in terms of sweetness, richness and flavor. It has considerable shelf life of a week after it is ripe making it exportable. It is also one of the most expensive kinds of mango and is grown mainly in Kokan region of western India
Alpina Burkard Bovensiepen GmbH is an automobile manufacturing company based in Buchloe, in the Ostallgäu district of Bavaria, Germany selling their own cars, based on BMW cars.
Alpine (e-mail client)
Alpine is a free software email client developed at the University of Washington.Alpine 1.0 was publicly released on December 20, 2007.The name "Alpine" stands for Alternatively Licensed Program for Internet News and Email.
is traditionally known as an aftermarket car audio and navigation systems manufacturer, famed for their high quality, premium in-car audio units commonly known as headunits. It is a subsidiary of Alps Electric Co. and its registered head office is in Tokyo, Japan. However its main offices, or the real headquarters, are in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
The Alpine ibex, , is a species of wild goat that lives in the mountains of the European Alps. In its habitat region, the species is known as bouquetin , steinbock , and stambecco .
The Alpine Salamander is a shiny black salamander. It is found in the Central, Eastern and Dinaric Alps, at altitudes above 700 meters. The Western Alps are inhabited by a similar species Salamandra lanzai in only one small area. There are no differences in length between sexes and sex ratio is 1:1
Alpine skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics
Alpine skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics consisted of six events, held near Grenoble, France. The six events were held at Chamrousse from February 9–17, 1968.Jean-Claude Killy won all three men's events, repeating Toni Sailer's triple-gold of 1956
The Alpine Swift syn. is a species of Swift. The bird is superficially similar to a large Barn Swallow or House Martin. It is, however, completely unrelated to those passerine species, since swifts are in the order Apodiformes
Alpine tundra is a natural region that does not contain trees because it is at high altitude. Alpine tundra is distinguished from arctic tundra, because alpine soils are generally better drained than arctic soils
The Alpini, , are the elite mountain warfare soldiers of the Italian Army. They are currently organized in two operational brigades, which are subordinated to the Alpini Corps Command. The singular is Alpino .
Alprazolam is a short-acting anxiolytic of the benzodiazepine class of psychoactive drugs. Alprazolam, like other benzodiazepines, binds to specific sites on the GABAA gamma-amino-butyric acid receptor