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GOS may refer to:* Gadolinium oxysulfide, an inorganic compound* General ophthalmic services, health care services for the eyes* Geographical Operations System, mapping and database software for telecommunications companies

GOS (operating system)
gOS or "good OS" was an Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux distribution created by Good OS LLC, a Los Angeles-based corporation. Its CIO Dave Liu described that after meeting Enlightenment and open source people, he realized that his dream to bring Web 2.0 applications into mainstream use could be achieved by creating a GNU/Linux distribution that made it easy for users to access Google and

Gosh is an interjection or mild oath indicating surprise or enthusiasm.Gosh may also refer to:* GOSH, Great Ormond Street Hospital, a children's hospital in London, England* Gosh, Armenia, a town in the Tavush Province of Armenia

Gosling might refer to*A young goose*Gosling *Henry Gosling Prize, awarded to young European artists*Gosling Emacs, an Emacs implementation*Gosling's Rum, a brand of Bermuda rumPeople with the surname Gosling:

A gospel is an account, often written, that describes the life of Jesus of Nazareth. In a more general sense the term "gospel" may refer to the good news message of the New Testament. It is primarily used in reference to the four canonical gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John

Gospel (liturgy)
The Gospel in Christian liturgy refers to a reading from the Gospels used during various religious services, including Mass or Divine Liturgy . In many Christian churches, all present stand when a passage from one of the Gospels is read publicly, and sit when a passage from a different part of the Bible is read

Gospel (Moscow)
The Narrow-typed Gospel Book was the first book to be printed in Russia, in 1553-1554.It was published by an anonymous printing house.location: Russian State Library in Moscow and elsewhere.

Gossamer commonly refers to:* Gossamer , very fine spider silk used for ballooning or kiting by various species of spiders* Gossamer , very light, sheer, gauze-like fabricGossamer may also refer to:- Technology :

Gossamer (novel)
Gossamer is a novel with elements of both fantasy and realism for young adults by Lois Lowry.- Plot summary :The book's omniscient point of view, Littlest One, affectionately called Littlest, is out on a dark night

Gossip (Desperate Housewives)
"Gossip" is the 67th episode of the ABC television series Desperate Housewives. It was also the twentieth episode of the show's third season.-Plot:

Gossip (Lil Wayne song)
"Gossip" is the first single from Lil Wayne's EP The Leak. The single was officially released December 18, 2007 to the iTunes Store. The song contains a sample of "Stop! in the Name of Love" as performed by The Supremes.-Music video:

GOT may refer to:* Got , a cloned bull* Got or Gouais blanc, a white grape variety* GO Transit * God of Thunder , a 1993 PC game* Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport

Goth (board game)
Goth: The Game of Horror Trivia, also known as Goth: A Game of Pure Gothic Horror, is a board game where progress is determined by a player's ability to answer horror-related trivia and popular culture questions. The game was invented by Matthew Nuccio and manufactured in 2002 by McNutty Games

Gotham (band)
-Biography:The band featured Sky Ford , Frank Vicari and Pee Wee Ellis , John Eckert and John Gatchell , Chris Qualles , Linc Chamberland and Jimmy Strassburg

Gotham (typeface)
Gotham is a family of geometric sans-serif digital typefaces designed by American type designer Tobias Frere-Jones in 2000. Gotham's letterforms are inspired by a form of architectural signage that achieved popularity in the mid-twentieth century, and are especially popular throughout New York City.Since creation, Gotham has been highly visible due to its appearance in many notable

-Germanic people:*Goths or Gothic people, the ethnonym of a group of East Germanic tribes**Gothic language, an extinct East Germanic language, spoken by the Goths**Crimean Gothic, the Gothic language spoken by the Crimean Goths

Gothic Electronic Anthems
Gothic Electronic Anthems is the debut studio album from industrial metal band Gothminister.-Gothic Electronic Anthems :-Gothic Electronic Anthems :

GoTo (telescopes)
In amateur astronomy, "GoTo" refers to a type of telescope mount and related software which can automatically point a telescope to astronomical objects that the user selects

Gotta may refer to:* a relaxed pronunciation of got to, indicating obligation, compulsion* a Lighting Company, Empresa de iluminacao e producao sediada no Japao em 2009 por Anderson Hinago.

Gouge may refer to:*Gouge, a form of chisel*Gouais blanc, a French wine grape*Price gouging, a legal term*Eye-gouging , an offence in rugby union*Eye-gouging, the act of pressing or tearing the eye

The Goujon was a French automobile manufactured from 1896 until 1901. A four-seater voiturette, it featured an air-cooled 3½ hp engine.-References:*David Burgess Wise, The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Automobiles, ISBN 0785811060.

Goujon (disambiguation)
Goujon may refer to:*Jean Goujon, a French Renaissance sculptor* a French automobile* an originally French word which means small, fried strips of fish or meat* a French word which describes a threaded stud

Goulash is a soup or stew of meat, noodles and vegetables , seasoned with paprika and other spices. Originating in Hungary, goulash is also a popular meal in Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Romania, Scandinavia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and the north-eastern Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia

Goura (musical instrument)
The goura is a single stringed instrument, blown rather than plucked or strummed, with the string attached to a coconut shell resonator and with a tension noose wrapped around the string to adjust the pitch. It is considered the national instrument of the Khoikhoi people of South Africa.

A gourd is a plant of the family Cucurbitaceae. Gourd is occasionally used to describe crops like cucumbers, squash, luffas, and melons. The term 'gourd' however, can more specifically, refer to the plants of the two Cucurbitaceae genera Lagenaria and Cucurbita or also to their hollow dried out shell

A gourmand is a person who takes great pleasure in food. The word has different connotations from the similar word gourmet, which emphasises an individual with a highly refined discerning palate, but in practice the two terms are closely linked, as both imply the enjoyment of good food.An older usage of the word is to describe a person given to excess in the consumption of food and

Gourmet is a cultural ideal associated with the culinary arts of fine food and drink, or haute cuisine, which is characterised by elaborate preparations and presentations of large meals of small, often quite rich courses

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

Gout is a medical condition usually characterized by recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis—a red, tender, hot, swollen joint. The metatarsal-phalangeal joint at the base of the big toe is the most commonly affected . However, it may also present as tophi, kidney stones, or urate nephropathy

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

Governance is the act of governing. It relates to decisions that define expectations, grant power, or verify performance. It consists of either a separate process or part of management or leadership processes

A governess is a girl or woman employed to teach and train children in a private household. In contrast to a nanny or a babysitter, she concentrates on teaching children, not on meeting their physical needs

Governing may refer to:* Government* Governing Magazine, an American periodical focusing on state and local government

Government Issue
Government Issue was an American hardcore punk band from Washington, D.C. active from 1980 to 1989. The band experienced many changes in membership during its nine-year existence, with singer John Stabb as the only consistent member in an ever-fluctuating lineup that at various times included notable musicians Brian Baker, Mike Fellows, Steve Hansgen, J. Robbins, and Peter Moffett

Government Issue
Government Issue was an American hardcore punk band from Washington, D.C. active from 1980 to 1989. The band experienced many changes in membership during its nine-year existence, with singer John Stabb as the only consistent member in an ever-fluctuating lineup that at various times included notable musicians Brian Baker, Mike Fellows, Steve Hansgen, J. Robbins, and Peter Moffett

Governo is a winemaking technique reportedly invented in Tuscany in 14th century to help complete fermentation and stabilize the wine. The technique involves saving a batch of harvested grape and allowing them to partially dry

A governor is a governing official, usually the executive of a non-sovereign level of government, ranking under the head of state

Governor (disambiguation)
A Governor is an official, usually acting as the executive of a non-sovereign level of government.Governor may also refer to:* Governor , the head of state and head of government of a U.S

Governor (singer)
Governor Washington Jr., better known as Governor, is an Southern American Soul and R&B singer who was signed to T.I.'s label, Grand Hustle, under the aegis of Atlantic Records. He is signed to the newly formed G-Note Records which is a subsidiary label of 50 Cent's G-Unit Records.-Background:Governor Washington Jr. was born in Charles City, Virginia

A gown is a loose outer garment from knee- to full-length worn by men and women in Europe from the early Middle Ages to the 17th century ; later, gown was applied to any woman's garment consisting of a bodice and attached skirt.A long, loosely-fitted gown called a Banyan was worn by men in the 18th

GOX could refer to:Technical:* Glucose oxidase; abbreviated as GOx* Gate Oxide, a semiconductor manufacturing term abbreviated as GOX connected with integrated circuit leakage

is a Hebrew biblical term for "nation". By Roman times it had also acquired the meaning of "non-Jew". The latter is also its meaning in Yiddish.-In Biblical Hebrew:

Goy (film)
Goy is a 2008 thriller film by German directors Felix Kersting and Marc Schaumburg.-Plot:On the evening of August 15, 1995, Nick Rosenberg and his girlfriend Laura Faulkner arrive at a small hotel in the Everglades, Florida to celebrate the 80th birthday of the famous physician Dr. George Rosenberg

Goyal is one of the eighteen gotras of the Agrawal community and is a common family surname amongst the Indian community in India and abroad. In some parts of England, the word Goyal refers to deep gully or ravine. However, there is no connection between the English word and this Indian surname.-Noteworthy Goyals:*Raghubir Goyal, White House correspondent.*B. K

- Business and media :* Georgia-Pacific LLC, a manufacturer and marketer of tissue, packaging, paper, pulp and building products* Gestair's IATA airline designator* Girard-Perregaux, a luxury brand of Swiss watches

GPM (software)
GPM which means "general purpose mouse" provides mouse support in Linux virtual consoles. It is included in most Linux distributions.ncurses supports GPM; many applications use ncurses mouse-support.

Probable G-protein coupled receptor 26 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the GPR26 gene.-Further reading:

GPU (disambiguation)
- Computing Science :* Global processing unit, a generic name for a distributed computing project* Gnutella processing unit, a * Graphics processing unit, a special stream processor used in computer graphics hardware- Power Engineering :


GRA could refer to:* Gemological Rating Laboratory of America, Inc.* Goffstown Residents Association,* Glucocorticoid remediable aldosteronism, autosomal dominant disorder in which the increase in aldosterone secretion medicine

Grab may refer to:* Grab , a mechanical device* Grab , a screenshot application* Grabs * Hermann Grab , Bohemian writer of German language- Places :* Grab , Kosovo* Grab , Bosnia and Herzegovina

Grab (tool)
A grab is a mechanical device with two or more jaws , used to pick things up or to capture things. Some types include:*Roundnose grab*Clamshell grab*Orange-peel grab**in Dutch they are called poliep grijpers = "polyp grabs".

-Film:* Grace , a 2009 horror film* States of Grace, a 2005 drama film- Games :* The Game of graces, a 19th century game for young girls* Tales of Graces, a 2009 Tales of game by Namco Tales Studio- Literature :

-Film:* Grace , a 2009 horror film* States of Grace, a 2005 drama film- Games :* The Game of graces, a 19th century game for young girls* Tales of Graces, a 2009 Tales of game by Namco Tales Studio- Literature :

Grace (given name)
Grace is a feminine given name , from the Latin gratia. It is often given in reference to the Christian concept of divine grace and used as a virtue name

Grace (photograph)
Grace is a 1918 photograph by Eric Enstrom. It depicts an elderly man, Charles Wilden, with hands folded, saying a prayer over a table with a simple meal. It was created in Bovey, Minnesota. In 2002, an act of the Minnesota State Legislature established it as the state photograph

Grace (Simon Webbe album)
Grace is the second studio album released by Blue band-member and singer-songwriter Simon Webbe. The album was released on 13 November 2006. After entering the UK Albums Chart at #40 based on downloads only, the album peaked at #11 upon its physical release. In Ireland, it failed to chart inside the Irish Top 100

Grace (Simon Webbe song)
"Grace / Ride The Storm" is the fourth and final single released from Blue band-member Simon Webbe's second solo album, Grace. Although Ride The Storm only features on the SEA Special Edition of Grace, the song served as the official theme from the soundtrack to the 2007 sci-fi film, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Grace (Supergrass song)
"Grace" is a song by the Britpop band Supergrass. It was the second single to be taken from Life on Other Planets, the band's fourth album. Unlike the previous single "Never Done Nothing Like That Before", it was released on all major formats in September 2002 and made #13 in the UK Singles Chart."This one came from the daughter of Chris Difford." Says Gaz Coombes, "Part of the

Grace note
A grace note is a kind of music notation used to denote several kinds of musical ornaments. When occurring by itself, a single grace note normally indicates the intention of either an appoggiatura or an acciaccatura

Grace note (disambiguation)
Grace note, grace notes, or other variations may refer to:*Grace note, an element of music notation used for ornaments*Gracenote, a company that maintains a music database*Grace Notes, a 1997 novel by Bernard MacLaverty

Grace Note (The Twilight Zone)
"Grace Note" is the second segment of the twenty-third episode of the first season of the television series The Twilight Zone.-Opening narration:-Synopsis:

Grace Period
Grace Period is the 8th album by Christian parody band ApologetiX. 4 songs from the album would later be included on New & Used Hits: The Best of ApologetiX Vol

Gracia may refer to:*Spanish word meaning 'grace'**best known for the expression 'muchas gracias', meaning 'thanks a lot' or 'many thanks'Places:* Gràcia, a district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.** Streets in this district:** Passeig de Gràcia

Gracia (Saint-Émilion)
Gracia a Saint-Émilion unclassed microcuvéee winery, emerging in the late 1990s as one of the best known "Vins de garage".The winery also produces the second wine Angelots de Gracia.

Gracie (film)
Gracie is a 2007 American historical sports drama film directed by Davis Guggenheim. It stars Carly Schroeder as Gracie Bowen, Dermot Mulroney as Bryan Bowen, Elisabeth Shue as Lindsay Bowen, Jesse Lee Soffer as Johnny Bowen, and Andrew Shue as Coach Owen Clark.Gracie takes place in New Jersey, United States in 1978 before Title IX had a chance to take

Mazda MX-3
The Mazda MX-3 is a four-seat hatchback coupé first introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1991. The MX-3 was marketed as the Mazda MX-3 Precidia in Canada, the Eunos 30X in Australia, and as the Eunos Presso, Autozam AZ-3 and Mazda AZ-3 in Japan.The MX-3 is quite popular for modification because of the range of performance engines which can be

Mazda MX-6
The first generation MX-6 appeared in 1988 and lasted until 1992 in the United States. In some markets the model years were from 1987 to 1991. It was based on a series of futuristic sports compact concept cars of the early 1980s

Mazda MZR engine
MZR is the brand name of a generation of Straight-4 engines engineered and built by the Mazda Motor Corporation between 2001 and 2011. The MZR generation includes gasoline and diesel powered engines ranging in displacements from 1.3L to 2.5L. All gasoline-powered MZRs feature an all-aluminum block construction with iron cylinder liners

Mazda Navajo
The Mazda Navajo was a 2-door SUV introduced in 1991, and Mazda's very first off-roader. Also, the Navajo was Mazda's only truck-based SUV . Available only as a four-wheel drive, two-door vehicle, the Navajo was essentially a rebadged Ford Explorer Sport

Mazda RX-8
The Mazda RX-8 is a sports car manufactured by Mazda Motor Corporation. It first appeared in 2001 at the North American International Auto Show. It is the successor to the RX-7 and, like its predecessors in the RX range, it is powered by a Wankel engine. The RX-8 began North American sales in the 2004 model year

Mazda Tribute
The Mazda Tribute is a compact SUV made by Japanese automaker Mazda since 2001. It is jointly developed with Ford Motor Company and based on the front-wheel drive Mazda 626 platform, which is in turn the basis for the similar Ford Escape on the CD2 platform

Mazdak was a proto-socialist Persian reformer and religious activist who gained influence under the reign of the Sassanian Shahanshah Kavadh I

A maze is a tour puzzle in the form of a complex branching passage through which the solver must find a route. In everyday speech, both maze and labyrinth denote a complex and confusing series of pathways, but technically the maze is distinguished from the labyrinth, as the labyrinth has a single through-route with twists and turns but without branches, and is not designed to be as

Mbala is Zambia’s most northerly large town and seat of Mbala District, occupying a strategic location close to the border with Tanzania and controlling the southern approaches to Lake Tanganyika, 40 km by road to the north-east, where the port of Mpulungu is located. It had a population of about 20,000 in 2006

MBC 3 is a free-to-air children channel that hosts by Dania al-Shafii and Hassan al-Mula and belongs to the Middle East Broadcasting Center . It was launched on 8 December 2004

MBDA is a missile developer and manufacturer with operations in France, Britain, Germany, Italy, and the United States. It was formed by a merger of Aérospatiale-Matra Missiles , Finmeccanica and Matra BAe Dynamics in December 2001. In 2003 the company had 10,000 employees

Mbini is a town in Rio Muni, Equatorial Guinea, lying at the mouth of the Benito River. Mbini is the Ndowe name for Rio Muni. It is located 44km southwest of Bata.

MBM Engineering College
Mugneeram Bangur Memorial Engineering College is the Faculty of Engineering of Jai Narain Vyas University in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.-History:The MBM Engineering College was established on August 15, 1951, by the government of Rajasthan

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority operates a large number of bus lines in the greater Boston area. Some routes are for transport within the city; others bring passengers from surrounding areas to stops on the rail lines of the MBTA.The MBTA also operates bus rapid transit service; see the Silver Line article for more information.The MBTA has a

Mbuti or Bambuti are one of several indigenous pygmy groups in the Congo region of Africa. Their languages belong to the Central Sudanic and also to Bantu languages.-Overview:

MC Hammer
Stanley Kirk Burrell , better known by his stage name MC Hammer , is an American rapper, entertainer, business entrepreneur, dancer and actor. He had his greatest commercial success and popularity from the late 1980s until the mid-1990s

MC Lyte
MC Lyte is an American rapper who first gained fame in the late-1980s becoming the first solo female rapper to release a full album with 1988's critically acclaimed Lyte as a Rock.-Early life:

MC-130 Combat Talon
The Lockheed MC-130 is the basic designation for a family of special mission aircraft operated by the United States Air Force Special Operations Command , a wing of the Air Education and Training Command, and an AFSOC-gained wing of the Air Force Reserve Command

McBurney School
McBurney School was a college preparatory school in Manhattan run by the YMCA of Greater New York. Among its alumni are actors Henry Winkler and Richard Thomas , novelist J. D

McCabe-Thiele method
The McCabe-Thiele method was presented by two graduate students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Warren L. McCabe and Ernest W. Thiele in 1925. The technique is considered to be the simplest and perhaps most instructive method for analysis of binary distillation

McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regard for evidence. The term has its origins in the period in the United States known as the Second Red Scare, lasting roughly from the late 1940s to the late 1950s and characterized by heightened fears of communist influence on American institutions and espionage by Soviet agents

The McChicken is a chicken sandwich sold by the international fast food chain McDonald's in many countries.-Product description:The sandwich consists of a toasted bun, breaded chicken breast meat patty, shredded lettuce, and mayonnaise.-Variants:

McClellan Air Force Base
McClellan Air Force Base is a former United States Air Force base located in the North Highlands area of Sacramento County, northeast of Sacramento, California

McClellan saddle
The McClellan saddle was a riding saddle designed by George B. McClellan, a career Army officer in the U.S. Army, after his tour of Europe as the member of a military commission charged with studying the latest developments in engineer and cavalry forces including field equipment. Based on his observations, McClellan proposed a design that was adopted by the Army in 1859

McCord Bend, Missouri
McCord Bend is a village in Stone County, Missouri, United States. The population was 292 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Branson, Missouri Micropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:McCord Bend is located at .

McCulloch v. Maryland
McCulloch v. Maryland, , was a landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States. The state of Maryland had attempted to impede operation of a branch of the Second Bank of the United States by imposing a tax on all notes of banks not chartered in Maryland

McDonald Territory
McDonald Territory was an extralegal, unrecognized territory of the United States that existed for a short time in 1961. The area comprised all of present-day McDonald County, Missouri, USA. A provisional government chose the name when they attempted to secede the county from the state of Missouri in 1961

McDonaldization is a term used by sociologist George Ritzer in his book The McDonaldization of Society . He explains it occurs when a culture possesses the characteristics of a fast-food restaurant. McDonaldization is a reconceptualization of rationalization, or moving from traditional to rational modes of thought, and scientific management

McDonaldland was a fantasy world used in the marketing for McDonald's restaurants. It was based on the "total concept and feel" of Sid and Marty Krofft's H.R. Pufnstuf television program. McDonaldland was inhabited by Ronald McDonald and other characters

McDonnell Douglas DC-10
The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is a three-engine widebody jet airliner manufactured by McDonnell Douglas. The DC-10 has range for medium- to long-haul flights, capable of carrying a maximum 380 passengers. Its most distinguishing feature is the two turbofan engines mounted on underwing pylons and a third engine at the base of the vertical stabilizer

McDonnell Douglas MD-11
The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 is a three-engine medium- to long-range widebody jet airliner, manufactured by McDonnell Douglas and, later, by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Based on the DC-10, it features a stretched fuselage, increased wingspan with winglets, refined airfoils on the wing and smaller tailplane, new engines and increased use of composite materials

McDowell County, West Virginia
McDowell County is a county in the U.S. state of West Virginia. The land that became McDowell was originally part of Tazewell County, Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,113. Its county seat is Welch. McDowell county is the southern-most county in the state, geographically

McJob is slang for a low-paying, low-prestige dead end job that requires few skills and offers very little chance of intracompany advancement

MCL Mapúa-PTC College of Maritime Education and Training
The Mapúa-PTC College of Maritime Education and Training is a maritime school under Malayan Colleges Laguna established in 2008 in the Philippines which trains students in the fields of Marine Engineering and Marine Transportation.

McMaster Faculty of Engineering
The Faculty of Engineering of McMaster University was established in 1958 and was modeled after some of the leading institutions in the world

McMaster University
McMaster University is a public research university whose main campus is located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is located on of land in the residential neighbourhood of Westdale, adjacent to Hamilton's Royal Botanical Gardens

McMinnville, Oregon
McMinnville is the county seat and largest city of Yamhill County, Oregon, United States. According to Oregon Geographic Names, it was named by its founder, William T. Newby , an early immigrant on the Oregon Trail, for his hometown of McMinnville, Tennessee

McMurray Formation
The McMurray Formation is a stratigraphical unit of Cretaceous age in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.It takes the name from Fort McMurray, and was first described in the outcrop occurring on the banks of the Athabasca River by F.H

McNeese State University
McNeese State University is a public university located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in the United States. Founded in 1939 as a junior college, McNeese experienced growth due to economic activity in the region. It adopted its present name in 1970.

The McRib is a barbecue pork sandwich periodically sold by the international fast-food restaurant chain McDonald's. It was first introduced to the McDonald's menu in 1981.

Methylenedioxypyrovalerone is a psychoactive drug with stimulant properties which acts as a norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitor . Reportedly, it has been sold since around 2004 as a designer drug. It is also known as MDPK, MTV, Magic, Maddie, Black Rob, Super Coke and PV

Meadow Brook Hall
Meadow Brook Hall is a Tudor revival style mansion located at 480 South Adams Rd. in Rochester Hills, Michigan. It was built between 1926 and 1929 by Matilda Dodge Wilson and her second husband, lumber broker Alfred G. Wilson

Meadowhall Interchange
Meadowhall Interchange to the north of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England is a railway station on the Midland Main Line, a Sheffield Supertram stop, and bus station. It is close to junction 34 on the M1, and serves Meadowhall Shopping Centre

Meadowlarks are birds belonging to the genus Sturnella in the New World family Icteridae.This genus includes seven species of largely insectivorous grassland birds

Mealworms are the larval form of the mealworm beetle, Tenebrio molitor, a species of darkling beetle. Like all holometabolic insects, they go through four life stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult

Mealybugs are insects in the family Pseudococcidae, unarmored scale insects found in moist, warm climates. They are considered pests as they feed on plant juices of greenhouse plants, house plants and subtropical trees and also acts as a vector for several plant diseases.-Distribution:Mealybugs occur in all parts of the world

Mean free path
In physics, the mean free path is the average distance covered by a moving particle between successive impacts which modify its direction or energy or other particle properties.-Derivation:

Mean value theorem
In calculus, the mean value theorem states, roughly, that given an arc of a differentiable curve, there is at least one point on that arc at which the derivative of the curve is equal to the "average" derivative of the arc. Briefly, a suitable infinitesimal element of the arc is parallel to the secant chord connecting the endpoints of the arc

A meander in general is a bend in a sinuous watercourse. A meander is formed when the moving water in a stream erodes the outer banks and widens its valley. A stream of any volume may assume a meandering course, alternately eroding sediments from the outside of a bend and depositing them on the inside

Measurement is the process or the result of determining the ratio of a physical quantity, such as a length, time, temperature etc., to a unit of measurement, such as the metre, second or degree Celsius

Measuring instrument
In the physical sciences, quality assurance, and engineering, measurement is the activity of obtaining and comparing physical quantities of real-world objects and events. Established standard objects and events are used as units, and the process of measurement gives a number relating the item under study and the referenced unit of measurement

Meat Loaf
Michael Lee Aday , better known by his stage name, Meat Loaf, is an American hard rock musician and actor

Meat packing industry
The meat packing industry handles the slaughtering, processing, packaging, and distribution of animals such as cattle, pigs, sheep and other livestock

A meatball is made from an amount of ground meat rolled into a small ball, sometimes along with other ingredients, such as breadcrumbs, minced onion, spices, and possibly eggs

Mecanum wheel
The Mecanum wheel is one design for a wheel which can move in any direction. It is sometimes called the Ilon wheel after its Swedish inventor, Bengt Ilon, who came up with the idea in 1973 when he was an engineer with the Swedish company Mecanum AB.

Mecca is a city in the Hijaz and the capital of Makkah province in Saudi Arabia. The city is located inland from Jeddah in a narrow valley at a height of above sea level

Meccan Trade And The Rise Of Islam
Meccan Trade And The Rise Of Islam is a book written by scholar and historiographer of early Islam Patricia Crone.The book provides evidence that Islam did not originate in Mecca, located in the Hejaz region of what is modern day Saudi Arabia

Meccano is a model construction system comprising re-usable metal strips, plates, angle girders, wheels, axles and gears, with nuts and bolts to connect the pieces. It enables the building of working models and mechanical devices.

Mechanical may refer to:* Mechanical engineering, a branch of engineering concerned with the application of physical mechanics* HVAC , the mechanical systems of a building

Mechanical biological treatment
A mechanical biological treatment system is a type of waste processing facility that combines a sorting facility with a form of biological treatment such as composting or anaerobic digestion

Mechanical engineering
Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is the branch of engineering that involves the production and usage of heat and mechanical power for the design, production, and operation of machines and tools

Mechanical heat treatment
Mechanical heat treatment is an alternative waste treatment technology. This technology is also commonly termed Autoclaving. MHT involves a mechanical sorting or pre-processing stage with technology often found in a material recovery facility. The mechanical sorting stage is followed by a form of thermal treatment

Mechanical pencil
A mechanical pencil or a propelling pencil is a pencil with a replaceable and mechanically extendable solid pigment core called a lead . It is designed such that the lead can be extended as its point is worn away

Mechanical resonance
Mechanical resonance is the tendency of a mechanical system to absorb more energy when the frequency of its oscillations matches the system's natural frequency of vibration than it does at other frequencies

Mechanical watch
A mechanical watch is a watch that uses a mechanical mechanism to measure the passage of time, as opposed to modern quartz watches which function electronically. It is driven by a spring which must be wound periodically

Mechanical work
In physics, work is a scalar quantity that can be described as the product of a force times the distance through which it acts, and it is called the work of the force. Only the component of a force in the direction of the movement of its point of application does work

Mechatronics is the combination of mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, computer engineering, software engineering, control engineering, and systems design engineering in order to design, and manufacture useful products. Mechatronics is a multidisciplinary field of engineering, that is to say it rejects splitting engineering into separate disciplines

Mecklenburg is a historical region in northern Germany comprising the western and larger part of the federal-state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Meconium is the earliest stools of an infant. Unlike later feces, meconium is composed of materials ingested during the time the infant spends in the uterus: intestinal epithelial cells, lanugo, mucus, amniotic fluid, bile, and water. Meconium is almost sterile, unlike later feces, is viscous and sticky like tar, and has no odor

Medal of Honor
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States government. It is bestowed by the President, in the name of Congress, upon members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguish themselves through "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his or her life above and beyond the call of duty while engaged in an action against an enemy of the