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Gaspard is a Francophone male given name or family name and may refer to:* Gaspard Dughet , French painter* Gaspard de Coligny , French Huguenot leader* Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac , French mathematician

Gasper (aircraft)
In aviation, a gasper is an individual, adjustable outlet vent for ventilation in passenger transport aircraft.In a typical modern jet airliner, gaspers take the form of small, circular vents above each passenger seat that can be adjusted by passengers for their personal comfort

Gassen is the westernmost of the large islets in Menkeøyane, part of Tusenøyane, an archipelago south of Edgeøya.-References:* Norwegian Polar Institute

Gasser can mean:* Gasser , a fictional character also known as Heppokomaru* Gasser , a certain style of hot rod* Hungarian or Montenegrin Gasser pistols, eg: M1870 Gasser* Someone who or something that gasses in its various meanings** e.g

Gassing can mean:* Emitting gas* Gassing , destructive gas generation in batteries* Gassing , passing newly spun yarn through a flame to remove the loose fibre ends* Harming or killing with gas, see Poison gas

Gassy is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Konstancin-Jeziorna, within Piaseczno County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It lies approximately east of Konstancin-Jeziorna, east of Piaseczno, and south-east of Warsaw.

Gastes is a commune in the Landes department in Aquitaine in south-western France.

Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach, and has many possible causes. The main acute causes are excessive alcohol consumption or prolonged use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin or ibuprofen. Sometimes gastritis develops after major surgery, traumatic injury, burns, or severe infections

Gastroenteritis is marked by severe inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract involving both the stomach and small intestine resulting in acute diarrhea and vomiting. It can be transferred by contact with contaminated food and water

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine whereby the digestive system and its disorders are studied. The name is a combination of three Ancient Greek words gaster , enteron , and logos

Gastrointestinal tract
The human gastrointestinal tract refers to the stomach and intestine, and sometimes to all the structures from the mouth to the anus. .

Gastromancy is from Greek gastēr and manteia . It can refer to:* Crystal ball gazing: i.e., gazing into round objects.

Gastronomica is a quarterly academic journal published by the University of California Press. It was established in 2001 and is currently edited by Darra Goldstein. Gastronomica covers the history, literature, representation, and cultural impact of food.

Gastronomy is the art or science of food eating. Also, it can be defined as the study of food and culture, with a particular focus on gourmet cuisine

Gastropexy is a surgical operation in which the stomach is sutured to the abdominal wall.

The word Gat can refer to:* Gat , a traditional article of Korean clothing composed of a cylindrical black hat with wide rims* Gat , a composition set to a cyclic rhythm in instrumental North Indian classical music

GAT (jeans)
GAT is a clothing company specializing in jeans and shirts. GAT is based in Los Angeles, California and is known for its ultra-wide-leg denim jeans

Gat (kibbutz)
Gat is a kibbutz near Kiryat Gat, Israel. It belongs to Yoav Regional Council.Kibbutz Gat was founded in 1934 by Jewish immigrants from Poland, Yugoslavia and Austria. In 1948, some of the lands of the nearby Arab village of Iraq al-Manshiyya were transferred to the kibbutz. Primor, one of Israel's largest juice manufacturers, is operated by the kibbutz

Gata or GATA can refer to:* Gata , an Armenian sweetbread* La Gata, a 1947 Argentine drama film* Sierra de Gata, a mountainous region of Spain** Sierra de Gata, comarca, a comarca in Cáceres Province, Spain

Gata is an Armenian sweet bread or pastry, similar to coffee cake. There are many varieties of gata. One popular variety is gata with koritz , a filling made of flour, butter, and sugar. Gata can have other fillings made with nuts, most commonly walnuts.

A gate is a point of entry to a space enclosed by walls, or a moderately sized opening in a fence. Gates may prevent or control entry or exit, or they may be merely decorative. Other terms for gate include yett and port

Gate (cytometry)
A gate in cytometry is a set of value limits that serve to isolate a specific group of cytometric events from a large set. Gates can be defined by discrimination analysis, or can simply be drawn around a given set of data points on a printout and then converted to a computer-useful form. Gates can be implemented with a physical blinder

Gate (disambiguation)
A gate is an opening in a wall or fence fitted with a moveable barrier allowing it to be closed.Gate or GATE may also refer to:*Gate , a specified location for boarding or leaving an aircraft in an airport

Gate receipts
Gate receipts is the sum of money taken at a sporting venue for the sale of tickets.Traditionally, gate receipts were largely or entirely taken in cash. Today, many sporting venues will operate a season ticket scheme, which will mean they allocate a proportion of season ticket moneys when announcing gate receipts for a particular event.

Gatecrasher (comics)
Gatecrasher, in comics, may refer to:* Gatecrasher , a Marvel Comics character and leader of Technet* Gatecrasher , the first title from Black Bull Entertainment, a short-lived division of Wizard Entertainment

Gatecrasher (Marvel Comics)
Gatecrasher is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.-Publication history:Gatecrasher was created by Jamie Delano and Alan Davis, and first appeared in the UK comic Captain Britain Vol. 2 #3 . The character made her U.S

Gatekeeper or gatekeeping may refer to:* Gatekeeper , a professional boxer who is considered a test for aspiring boxers* Gatekeeping , a person or organization who manages or constrains a flow of knowledge

Gatekeeping (education)
Gatekeeping is the process of controlling the rate at which students progress to more advanced levels of study in the academic setting. The term can also be more widely applied to refer to the social structures which test individuals for a certain level of understanding before allowing them to perform certain social functions Gatekeeping is the process of controlling the rate at which students progress to more advanced levels of study in the academic setting. The term can also be more widely applied to refer to the social structures which test individuals for a certain level of understanding before allowing them to perform certain social functions Gatekeeping is the process of controlling the rate at which students progress to more advanced levels of study in the academic setting. The term can also be more widely applied to refer to the social structures which test individuals for a certain level of understanding before allowing them to perform certain social functions (e.g

A gatepost is a structure used to support gates or crossbars which control entry to an area, such as a field or driveway.- Purpose :If the gatepost is utilitarian in purpose then gateposts will be made as strictly functional structures; however as part of the 'advertisement' of the status of the family who live beyond, they are often carefully designed and constructed and sometimes

-Places:*Gates, British Columbia, a rural community in British Columbia, Canada**Gates River, a river in British Columbia, Canada**Gates Valley, a valley in British Columbia, Canada*Gates, New York, a US town in Monroe County, New York

Gates (Berkshire cricketer)
Gates was an English professional cricketer who made 8 known appearances in major cricket matches from 1794 to 1807.-Career:He was mainly associated with Berkshire and also played for Marylebone Cricket Club .-External sources:*

Gates (surname)
-Gates family:The Gates family of Seattle, Washington. Members of this family include:* Bill Gates , Chairman of Microsoft* Melinda Gates , American philanthropist, wife of Bill Gates

A gateway is a point of entry or exit at which a gate may be hung.Gateway may also refer to:-Computer terminology:*Gateway , a computer or a network that allows or controls access to another computer or network

Gateway (computer program)
A gateway is a link between two computer programs or systems such as Internet Forums. A gateway acts as a portal between two programs allowing them to share information by communicating between protocols on a computer or between dissimilar computers.

Gateway (web page)
Gateway is a phrase used by webmasters and search engine optimizers to describe a webpage designed to attract visitors and search engines to a particular website. A typical gateway page is small, simple and highly optimized. Its primary goal is to attract visitors searching for relevant key words or phrases, and provide hyperlinks to pages within the website.

Gateway drug
The gateway drug theory is the hypothesis that the use of less deleterious drugs may lead to a future risk of using more dangerous hard drugs and/or crime

Gateways may refer to:Books*Gateways , the seventh volume of the Repairman Jack books by F. Paul Wilson*Gateways , a 2001 crossover novel series*Strange Gateways, a collection of stories by E

Gather, gatherer, or gathering may refer to:In anthropology and sociology:*Hunter-gatherer, a person or a society whose subsistence depends on hunting and gathering of wild foods

Gather (sewing)
Gathering is a sewing technique for shortening the length of a strip of fabric so that the longer piece can be attached to a shorter piece. It is commonly used in clothing to manage fullness, as when a full sleeve is attached to the armscye or cuff of a shirt, or when a skirt is attached to a bodice.In simple gathering, parallel rows of running stitches are sewn along one edge of the

Gatherer is the official website of Wizards of the Coast to promote and offer information on their trading card game Magic: The Gathering

Gathers is an American surname, and may refer to:* Hank Gathers , African American basketball player* James Gathers , American athlete

Gator is often used as an aphaeresis of the word "alligator".Gator may refer to:*Gator , a 1976 action movie starring and directed by Burt Reynolds*Gator , a swimming pool game*Gatorade, a popular brand of sports drink

Gattinara (wine)
Gattinara is a red Italian wine with Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita status produced from Nebbiolo grapes grown within the boundaries of the commune of Gattinara which is located in the hills in the north of the province of Vercelli, northwest of Novara in the Piedmont region

Gauche can refer to:* Gauche , an implementation of the Scheme programming language.* In stereochemistry, gauche refers a specific conformer

Gaucho (currency)
The Gaucho was the name of a currency intended to be used by Argentina and Brazil in the context of the Argentina-Brazil Integration and Economics Cooperation Program or PICE to make interregional payments

Gaudy or gaudie is a term used to reflect student life in a number of the ancient universities in the United Kingdom

Gauge boson
In particle physics, gauge bosons are bosonic particles that act as carriers of the fundamental forces of nature. More specifically, elementary particles whose interactions are described by gauge theory exert forces on each other by the exchange of gauge bosons, usually as virtual particles.- Standard Model gauge bosons :In the Standard Model, there are three kinds of gauge bosons:#

Gaul (disambiguation)
Gaul was an ancient region in Western Europe approximating present-day France, Belgium, north Italia and adjacent areas.Gaul may also refer to:* FV Gaul, a British trawler lost at sea in 1974* Gauls, the native Celtic population of Gaul

Gauloises is a brand of cigarette of French manufacture. It is produced by the company Imperial Tobacco following their acquisition of Altadis in January 2008.- Cigarette :

The Gauls were a Celtic people living in Gaul, the region roughly corresponding to what is now France, Belgium, Switzerland and Northern Italy, from the Iron Age through the Roman period. They mostly spoke the Continental Celtic language called Gaulish.

- People with the name Gaunt :* Elizabeth Gaunt , convicted traitor* John of Gaunt , English prince* Jon Gaunt , British radio presenter and newspaper columnist, late 20th and early 21st century* Maurice de Gaunt - People with the name Gaunt :* Elizabeth Gaunt (d. 1685), convicted traitor* John of Gaunt (1340-1399), English prince* Jon Gaunt (born 1961), British radio presenter and newspaper columnist, late 20th and early 21st century* Maurice de Gaunt - People with the name Gaunt :* Elizabeth Gaunt (d. 1685), convicted traitor* John of Gaunt (1340-1399), English prince* Jon Gaunt (born 1961), British radio presenter and newspaper columnist, late 20th and early 21st century* Maurice de Gaunt (fl

Gauntlet or gantlet may mean:* Gauntlet , protective gloves used as a form of armour* Gauntlet track, a section of two railroad tracks that overlap to allow them to pass a narrow bridge or tunnel in little more than the space of one track

Gauntlet (comics)
The Gauntlet , is a comic book superhero in the . Created by Dan Slott, he first appeared in She-Hulk #100.-Publication history:

Gauntlet (Gladiators)
Gauntlet is an event played in several incarnations of the television series Gladiators. In this event, a contender must run through a narrow alleyway defended by five Gladiators.-Rules:

Gauntlet (Inhuman)
Gauntlet is a fictional supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe. He is a member of the Dark Riders, employed by Apocalypse, and is one of the Inhumans. He is fitted with a cybernetic gauntlet, high powered weapons, and wears a mechanical device over one eye, used for tracking and scoping out prey

Gauntlet (NES)
The Nintendo Entertainment System version of Gauntlet is an original game based on the Gauntlet arcade game, with a unique storyline and 100 levels.-Story:

Gauntlet (shoot 'em up)
Gauntlet is a shoot 'em up game written in 1984 by Donald R. Lebeau for the Atari 8-bit family of computers. It was released as shareware, with a full-version available for registration of USD$35

The gaur , also called Indian bison, is a large bovine native to South Asia and Southeast Asia. The species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List since 1986 as the population decline in parts of the species' range is likely to be well over 70% over the last three generations

Gauri may refer to:*Gauri , an India musical raga * The Hindu deity Parvati*Gauri Khan, Indian film producer*Gauri Pradhan Tejwani, Indian television actress*Gauri, Bheri, a village in Nepal*Gauri, Lumbini, a village in Nepal

Gauss may refer to:*Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician and physicist*Gauss , a unit of magnetic flux density or magnetic induction*GAUSS , a software package*Gauss , a crater on the moon

Gauze is the first studio album released by Dir En Grey on July 28, 1999. It is the band's first full-length record. Five tracks were produced by X Japan co-founder Yoshiki Hayashi, all of which had been previously released as singles

Gauze is a thin, translucent fabric with a loose open weave.-Uses and types:Gauze was originally made of silk and was used for clothing. It is now used for many different things, including gauze sponges for medical purposes. When used as a medical dressing, gauze is generally made of cotton

GAV may stand for:* Gross annual value, a municipal value of the actual rent or fair rental value* Gross asset value, a value of consolidated properties a company owns* Global as View, a term used in theory of data integration

GAVE may refer to:* Gave , a parish in Portugal* Gave , a French word meaning torrential river in the west Pyrenees* Gastric antral vascular ectasia , a medical condition

Gave (stem)
The French word gave is a generic name referring to torrential rivers, in the west side of the Pyrenees. In the central part of the Pyrenees, the name neste has the same function.

Gavel (comics)
Gavel is a minor fictional character in the Marvel comics universe.-Fictional character biography:Gavel was a masked mystery man who served as the judge for all of The Jury's trials which were usually little more than a farce before they executed their prisoners

Luger pistol
The Pistole Parabellum 1908 or Parabellum-Pistole , popularly known as the Luger, is a toggle-locked recoil-operated semi-automatic pistol. The design was patented by Georg J

Baggage is any number of bags, cases and containers which hold a traveller's articles during transit.Luggage is more or less the same concept as "baggage", but is normally used in relation to the personal luggage of a specific person or persons Baggage is any number of bags, cases and containers which hold a traveller's articles during transit.Luggage is more or less the same concept as "baggage", but is normally used in relation to the personal luggage of a specific person or persons Baggage is any number of bags, cases and containers which hold a traveller's articles during transit.Luggage is more or less the same concept as "baggage", but is normally used in relation to the personal luggage of a specific person or persons (e.g

Lugol's iodine
Lugol's iodine, also known as Lugol's solution, first made in 1829, is a solution of elemental iodine and potassium iodide in water, named after the French physician J.G.A. Lugol. Lugol's iodine solution is often used as an antiseptic and disinfectant, for emergency disinfection of drinking water, and as a reagent for starch detection in routine laboratory and medical tests

Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi
Prince Luigi Amedeo Giuseppe Maria Ferdinando Francesco di Savoia-Aosta , Duke of the Abruzzi , was an Italian nobleman, mountaineer and explorer of the royal House of Savoy

Luigi Cherubini
Luigi Cherubini was an Italian composer who spent most of his working life in France. His most significant compositions are operas and sacred music. Beethoven regarded Cherubini as the greatest of his contemporaries.

Luigi Galvani
Luigi Aloisio Galvani was an Italian physician and physicist who lived and died in Bologna. In 1791, he discovered that the muscles of dead frogs legs twitched when struck by a spark

Luigi Russolo
Luigi Russolo was an Italian Futurist painter and composer, and the author of the manifesto The Art of Noises . He is often regarded as one of the first noise music experimental composers with his performances of "noise concerts" in 1913-14 and then again after World War I, notably in Paris in 1921

Luis Alvarez
Luis W. Alvarez was an American experimental physicist and inventor, who spent nearly all of his long professional career on the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley

Luis Armand Garcia
Luis Armand Garcia, born March 9, 1992, is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Max Lopez on the sitcom George Lopez.-Career:

Luis de Alba
Luis de Alba is a Mexican comedian, famous for his character El Pirrurris . He also made other characters such as "El Raton Crispin" in which he dressed himself as a big fat rat from Veracruz. He had a saying that he always said

Luis E. Miramontes
Luis Ernesto Miramontes Cárdenas , was a Mexican chemist known as the co-inventor of the progestin used in one of the first two oral contraceptives.

Luis Francisco Ojeda
Luis Francisco Ojeda is a well known Puerto Rican television, radio reporter and host, noted for his aggressive, uncompromising questioning and commenting style.-Early years:

Luis J. Rodriguez
Luis J. Rodriguez is an American poet, novelist, journalist, critic, and columnist. His work has won several awards, and he is recognized as a major figure of contemporary Chicano literature

Luis Miranda
Luis Miranda is a very important master painter from Ecuador.Miranda was born in 1932 to Pedro Miranda Martinez and Dolores Neira Peñafiel. Miranda's childhood memories were of harvesting honey from his family's many beehives, which they owned all along the route from Emplame to Guayaquil

Luis Royo
Luis Royo is a Spanish artist, known for his sensual and dark paintings, its apocalyptic imagery, his fantasy worlds and mechanical life forms

Luis Valdez
Luis Valdez is an American playwright, writer and film director.He is regarded as the father of Chicano theater in the United States.-Education:

Luisa Valenzuela
Luisa Valenzuela is a post-'Boom' novelist and short story writer. Her writing is characterized by an experimental, avant-garde style which questions hierarchical social structures from a feminist perspective. She is best known for her work written in response to the dictatorship of the 1970s in Argentina

Luisiana, Laguna
This article is about the Philippine municipality. For the State of Louisiana, see LouisianaLuisiana is a 4th class municipality in the province of Laguna, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 19,255 people in 4,556 households

Luke Air Force Base
Luke Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located seven miles west of the central business district of Glendale, in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. It is also about west of Phoenix, Arizona.

Luke Donald
Luke Campbell Donald is an English professional golfer who is the current World Number One. He plays mainly on the U.S. based PGA Tour but is also a member of the European Tour. In 2006 he reached the top ten in the Official World Golf Rankings for the first time in his career. In January 2007, he was briefly the highest ranked European golfer

Luke Fildes
Sir Samuel Luke Fildes RA was an English painter and illustrator born at Liverpool and trained in the South Kensington and Royal Academy schools.

Luke Rooney
Luke Rooney is an Australian professional rugby union footballer for RC Toulonnais in the Top 14 competition as of 2012. His previous teams include Melbourne Rebels and the Penrith Panthers.-Rugby League:

Luke Wright (cricketer)
Luke James Wright is an English cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium bowler. Born in Grantham, Wright joined Sussex in 2004, having started his career at Leicestershire. He was named in England's squad for the Under-19 World Cup in 2004, and joined the International Twenty20 squad for the 2007 Twenty20 World Championship in September 2007

Lukla is a town in the Khumbu area of the Solukhumbu District in the Sagarmatha Zone of north-eastern Nepal. Situated at , it is a popular place for visitors to the Himalayas near Mount Everest to arrive

Luling Bridge
The Luling Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge over the Mississippi River in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana. It is named for the late United States Congressman Hale Boggs. The bridge was dedicated by Governor David C

Lulu (singer)
Lulu Kennedy-Cairns, OBE , best known by her stage name Lulu, is a Scottish singer, actress, and television personality who has been successful in the entertainment business from the 1960s through to the present day

Lulu Roman
Lulu Roman is a former telephone operator and go-go dancer turned comedian and singer. She is probably best known as a regular on the comedy-music television series Hee Haw.
Lulu is a company offering publishing, printing, and distribution services with headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina. Since their founding in 2002, Lulu has published over 1.1 million titles by creators in over 200 countries and territories and adds 20,000 new titles to their catalogue a month

Lulworth Cove
Lulworth Cove is a cove near the village of West Lulworth, on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site in Dorset, southern England. The cove is one of the world's finest examples of such a landform, and is a tourist location with over 1 million visitors a year

The Lumad is a term being used to denote a group of indigenous peoples of the southern Philippines. It is a Cebuano term meaning "native" or "indigenous"

Lumbar puncture
A lumbar puncture is a diagnostic and at times therapeutic procedure that is performed in order to collect a sample of cerebrospinal fluid for biochemical, microbiological, and cytological analysis, or very rarely as a treatment to relieve increased intracranial pressure.-Indications:The

Lumbar spinal nerve 3
The lumbar spinal nerve 3 is a spinal nerve of the lumbar segment..It originates from the spinal column from below the lumbar vertebra 3 .-Muscles:

A lumberjack is a worker in the logging industry who performs the initial harvesting and transport of trees for ultimate processing into forest products. The term usually refers to a bygone era when hand tools were used in harvesting trees principally from virgin forest

Luminiferous aether
In the late 19th century, luminiferous aether or ether, meaning light-bearing aether, was the term used to describe a medium for the propagation of light.

Luminol is a versatile chemical that exhibits chemiluminescence, with a striking blue glow, when mixed with an appropriate oxidizing agent

Lums (restaurant)
Lum's or LUMS was a family restaurant chain in the United States.LUMS was founded in 1956 by Stuart and Clifford S. Perlman when they purchased Lum's hot dog stand in Miami Beach for $10,000

Luna 1
Luna 1 , first known as First Cosmic Ship, then known as Mechta was the first spacecraft to reach the vicinity of the Moon and the first of the Luna program of Soviet automatic interplanetary stations successfully launched in the direction of the Moon.While traveling through the outer Van Allen radiation belt, the spacecraft's scintillator made observations

Luna 9
Luna 9 was an unmanned space mission of the Soviet Union's Luna program. On February 3, 1966 the Luna 9 spacecraft was the first spacecraft to achieve a soft landing on any planetary body other than Earth and to transmit photographic data to Earth.The automatic lunar station that achieved the survivable landing weighed 99 kg

Luna Park, Buenos Aires
For any of the amusement parks of the same name, see Luna Park; for any other use of the term, see Luna Park Luna Park is an 8,000-seat arena, located on the corner of Corrientes and Bouchard Avenues, in the barrio of San Nicolás, east Buenos Aires city and near Puerto Madero

Lunalilo, born William Charles Lunalilo , was king of the Kingdom of Hawaii from January 8, 1873 until February 3, 1874

Lunar eclipse
A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes behind the Earth so that the Earth blocks the Sun's rays from striking the Moon. This can occur only when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are aligned exactly, or very closely so, with the Earth in the middle. Hence, a lunar eclipse can only occur the night of a full moon

Lunar laser ranging experiment
The ongoing Lunar Laser Ranging Experiment measures the distance between the Earth and the Moon using laser ranging. Lasers on Earth are aimed at retroreflectors planted on the moon during the Apollo program, and the time for the reflected light to return is determined

Lunar mare
The lunar maria are large, dark, basaltic plains on Earth's Moon, formed by ancient volcanic eruptions. They were dubbed maria, Latin for "seas", by early astronomers who mistook them for actual seas. They are less reflective than the "highlands" as a result of their iron-rich compositions, and hence appear dark to the naked eye

Lunar month
In lunar calendars, a lunar month is the time between two identical syzygies . There are many variations. In Middle-Eastern and European traditions, the month starts when the young crescent moon becomes first visible at evening after conjunction with the Sun one or two days before that evening

Lunar node
The lunar nodes are the orbital nodes of the Moon, that is, the points where the orbit of the Moon crosses the ecliptic . The ascending node is where the moon crosses to the north of the ecliptic

Lunar Park
Lunar Park is a novel by Bret Easton Ellis with elements of faux autobiography and pastiche. It was released by Knopf on August 16, 2005. It is notable for being the first book written by Ellis to use past tense narrative.-Plot summary:

Lunar phase
A lunar phase or phase of the moon is the appearance of the illuminated portion of the Moon as seen by an observer, usually on Earth. The lunar phases change cyclically as the Moon orbits the Earth, according to the changing relative positions of the Earth, Moon, and Sun

Lunar plaque
Lunar plaques are rectangular stainless steel plaques attached to the ladders on the descent stages of the American lunar modules used from Apollo 11 through Apollo 17. All of the plaques bear facsimiles of the participating astronauts' signatures. Two of the plaques bear a facsimile of the signature of President Richard Nixon

Lunaria is a genus of flowering plants in the family Brassicaceae, native to central and southern Europe. It includes two species, Perennial honesty and Annual honesty. They are widely grown as ornamental plants in gardens, and have become naturalised in many temperate areas away from their native habitat. In the language of flowers, it means Sincerity and Forgetfulness.

Lung cancer
Lung cancer is a disease characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. If left untreated, this growth can spread beyond the lung in a process called metastasis into nearby tissue and, eventually, into other parts of the body. Most cancers that start in lung, known as primary lung cancers, are carcinomas that derive from epithelial cells

Lunokhod 1
Lunokhod 1 was the first of two unmanned lunar rovers landed on the Moon by the Soviet Union as part of its Lunokhod program. The spacecraft which carried Lunokhod 1 was named Luna 17

Luo (family of ethnic groups)
The Luo are an ethnic linguistic group located in an area that stretches from South Sudan and Ethiopia through northern Uganda and eastern Congo , into western Kenya, and ending in the upper tip of Tanzania. These people speak an Eastern Sudanic language, a branch of the Nilo-Saharan language family

Luo (Kenya and Tanzania)
The Luo are an ethnic group in Kenya, eastern Uganda, and northern Tanzania. They are part of a larger group of ethnolinguistically related Luo peoples who inhabit an area including southern Sudan, northern and eastern Uganda, western Kenya, and northern Tanzania.The Luo are the third largest ethnic group in Kenya, after the

Lupinus albus
Lupinus albus, commonly known as the white lupin, is a member of the genus Lupinus in the family Fabaceae. It is a traditional pulse cultivated in the Mediterranean region.- Description :

Lupo class frigate
The Lupo class is a class of frigates built by Cantieri Navali Riuniti for the Italian Navy. Designed as multipurpose warships with emphasis on anti-surface warfare , they have enjoyed some success in the export market, being acquired by the navies of Peru and Venezuela

Lupu Bridge
The Lupu Bridge , is a through arch bridge over the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China, connecting the city's Luwan and Pudong districts. It is the world's second longest arch bridge and steel arch bridge, after the Chaotianmen Bridge in Chongqing. The bridge, which cost 2.5 billion yuan , has a total length of and opened on June 28, 2003

Luray, Virginia
Luray is a town in Page County, Virginia, United States, in the Shenandoah Valley of the northern part of the state. It is also the county seat

The lurcher is a type of dog originating in Ireland and parts of Great Britain. While not a pure breed, it is generally a cross between a sighthound and any other breed, usually a pastoral dog or terrier, dependent on the attributes desired by the breeder; originally stealth and cunning

Lurgashall is a village and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex, England. It is 6.5 km north west of Petworth and just inside the new South Downs National Park. The church of St Laurence, The Noah's Ark pub, the old school and several old houses are built around a picturesque village green which is the village cricket pitch

Luscombe 8
The Luscombe 8 is a series of high wing, side-by-side seating, conventional geared monoplanes designed in 1937 and built by Luscombe Aircraft.-Background:

Luso American
The prefix Luso- indicates a relation to the Lusitania, Portugal or the Portuguese people, as in the terms Portuguese American, Luso- Brasileiros, Luso-Africans, Luso-Asian. It is often used alone, somewhat loosely, to refer to people of Portugal descent in United States, South America, Africa, Indian subcontinent

Luster, Norway
Luster is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Sogn. The administrative centre is Gaupne. Other villages include Skjolden, Hafslo, Jostedal, and Veitastrond.

Lute can refer generally to any plucked string instrument with a neck and a deep round back, or more specifically to an instrument from the family of European lutes.

Lute of Pythagoras
The lute of Pythagoras is a geometric form made of pentagons with inscribed pentagrams where the sides of the pentagrams are the sides of the smaller pentagons. The form is a fractal, like the Koch snowflake where an infinite progression of forms fits into a finite space. The sides of the lute are based on the number phi, which is the golden ratio and an irrational number like pi

As a German surname, Luther is derived from a Germanic personal name compounded from the words liut, "people", and heri, "army". As a rare English surname, it means "lute player" . Luther is also derived from the ancient Greek eleutherius, a liberator

Luther Bible
The Luther Bible is a German Bible translation by Martin Luther, first printed with both testaments in 1534. This translation became a force in shaping the Modern High German language. The project absorbed Luther's later years. The new translation was very widely disseminated thanks to the printing press

Luther Blissett (nom de plume)
Luther Blissett is a multiple-use name, an "open reputation" informally adopted and shared by hundreds of artists and activists all over Europe and the Americas since 1994

Luther Burbank
Luther Burbank was an American botanist, horticulturist and a pioneer in agricultural science.He developed more than 800 strains and varieties of plants over his 54-year career. Burbank's varied creations included fruits, flowers, grains, grasses, and vegetables

Luther Martin
Luther Martin was a politician and one of United States' Founding Fathers, who refused to sign the Constitution because he felt it violated states' rights