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Kiam or KIAM may refer to:* 11011 KIAM, asteroid* KIAM , a radio station licensed to Nenana, Alaska, United States* KIAM-FM, a radio station licensed to North Nenana, Alaska, United States

The kiang is the largest of the wild asses. It is native to the Tibetan Plateau, where it inhabits montane and alpine grasslands. Its current range is restricted to Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, plains of the Tibetan plateau and northern Nepal along the Tibetan border

Kiang (disambiguation)
A kiang is a large mammal belonging to the horse family.Kiang may also refer to:* 3751 Kiang, a main-belt asteroid* Kiang, The GambiaPeople with the surname Kiang:* Bryan Wong Lok Kiang , Singaporean television actor* C. S

Kiara (Venezuelan entertainer)
Gloria Sabrina Gómez Delgado is a Venezuelan singer, actress,lawyer and TV presenter known by her professional name Kiara.-Biography:

Kibble is the act of coarsely grinding something such as grain.Kibble may also refer to: adam kibble.* Kibble, a component of dog food or cat food, as in Kibbles 'n Bits* Chris Kibble , British jazz musician

Kibbles may refer to:*dog food*cat foodSee also Kibble.

Kibe may refer to:* Kibbeh, a traditional North African and Middle Eastern dish,* An ulcerated chilblain* A branch of the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist tradition

Kibi may refer to:* kibi, one of the binary prefixes for units of digital information* Kibi District, Okayama is a district located in Okayama Prefecture, Japan

A kibitzer is a non-participant who hangs around a game, offering advice or commentary. This Yiddish term is used in Contract bridge, Chess, Go, and many other games.

In combat sports and hand-to-hand combat, a kick is a physical strike using the foot, leg, or knee . This type of attack is used frequently, especially in stand-up fighting

KICK may refer to:* KICK-FM, a radio station licensed to Palmyra, Missouri, United States* CKIC-FM, a radio station licensed to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, branded as KICK-FM* Karate International Council of Kickboxing

Kick (TV series)
Kick is an Australian television comedy that was first broadcast on 9 June 2007 on SBS TV. It is set in Brunswick in Melbourne, Australia. The series follows the adventures of wild twenty-something Miki Mavros who is forced to move back in with her Greek-Australian parents on Hope Street after a failed attempt to "make it big"

Kick Off
The Kick Off franchise is a series of football simulation computer games which was highly popular in the early 1990s. The series is renowned for its fast-paced action and delicate ball control scheme.

Kick start
Kick start refers to a method of starting an internal combustion engine by pushing a ratcheting lever with one's foot. Kick start mechanisms were almost universally a part of motorcycle engines before the mid-1970s, and were phased out of production over the next twenty years or so as electric starters became standard equipment

Kick Start (TV series)
Kick Start was a popular series on BBC television screened between 1979 and 1988. The show began originally as a summer replacement to fill in the slot vacated by Nationwide for the summer and was hosted by Dave Lee Travis.

Kick-Ass is a creator-owned comic book series written by Mark Millar and illustrated by John Romita, Jr. It is published by Marvel Comics under the company's Icon imprint.

Kickback may refer to:* a form of bribery* the recoil from a firearm* Kickback , when the force on the saw blade throws it back towards the user* The sports section of the long defunct Channel Four Daily

- Business :* Any person not able to make a decision independently / aka 'Booter'. Antonym of 'kiddie' or 'cheese' colloquial term within British sales subculture.- Athletics :* Placekicker, a position in American and Canadian football

Kicker (Oregon tax rebate)
The Oregon tax rebate, commonly referred to as the kicker, is a rebate given to both individual and corporate taxpayers in the U.S. state of Oregon when a revenue surplus exists. The Oregon Constitution mandates that the rebate be issued when the calculated revenue for a given biennium exceeds the forecast revenue by at least two percent

Kickers is a youth brand created in 1970 in France that produces a wide range of footwear and clothing. Kickers was bought in 2007 by the Royer group.-History:On the French scene in 1970, Daniel Raufast came across a poster advertising the musical Hair

Kickers is a youth brand created in 1970 in France that produces a wide range of footwear and clothing. Kickers was bought in 2007 by the Royer group.-History:On the French scene in 1970, Daniel Raufast came across a poster advertising the musical Hair

Kickoff meeting
The Kickoff Meeting is the first meeting with the project team and the client of the project. This meeting would follow definition of the base elements for the project and other project planning activities. This meeting introduces the members of the project team and the client and provides the opportunity to discuss the role of each team member

Kicks Like a Mule
Kicks Like a Mule is a rave/electronic music duo consisting of Richard Russell and Nick Halkes. Their first single "The Bouncer" peaked at #7 in the UK Singles Chart when it was released in 1992

KID, whose name is an acronym of Kindle Imagine Develop, was a Japan-based company specializing in porting and developing bishōjo games.

Kid may refer to* Child* Young goats, or leather made from their hides** Goat meat from young goats* Kidding, or joking- Fictional characters :* Kid , in the PlayStation role-playing game Chrono Cross

KID is a commercial radio station located in Idaho Falls, Idaho, broadcasting on 590 AM. KID airs news/talk programming which includes syndicated programs like Coast to Coast AM, Laura Ingraham, and Dr. Laura.-History:

Kid gloves
- Music :*"Kid Gloves", by Rush from the 1984 album Grace Under Pressure*"Kid Gloves", by Rory Gallagher from the 1990 album Fresh Evidence*"Kid Gloves", by Fountains of Wayne from the 2005 album Out-of-State Plates

Kiddo was a P-Funk offspring group at A&M Records, formed by former Parliament - Funkadelic guitarist Michael Hampton and writer Donnie Sterling, in the early 1980s.-History:

KIDE is a radio station serving Hoopa, California, and the vicinity providing a community radio format and is affiliated with the Pacifica Radio Network. It broadcasts on 91.3 MHz and is under ownership of the Hoopa Valley Tribe. It is one of the stations in the United States to be solar powered.-External links:*

Kidnapped (1986 film)
Kidnapped is a 1986 animated movie directed by Geoff Collins. The film is based on the book by the same name Kidnapped by author Robert Louis Stevenson.

Kidnapped (graphic novel)
Kidnapped, a 2007 graphic novel by Alan Grant and Cam Kennedy , is adapted from Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped. It was commissioned as part of the events to celebrate Edinburgh being named the first UNESCO City of Literature.

Kidnapper may refer to:* Kidnapper , a film by Kelvin Tong* "Kidnapper" , by American band Blondie on the Plastic Letters album* A person who performs a kidnapping-See also:* Kidnapped * Kidnapping

Kids (charity)
Kids is a UK-based charity which provides a wide range of services for disabled children, young people and their families. The Kids ethos is to work in partnership with parents and carers to enable disabled chidren and young people to develop their skills and abilities and to fulfill their potential, irrespective of their particular impairment or condition.-History:Kids founder John

Kids (House)
"Kids" is the nineteenth episode of the first season of House, which premiered on the Fox network on May 3, 2005.-Plot:A diving competition is interrupted when a man with virulent bacterial meningitis collapses and causes an outbreak scare

Kids (Jamiroquai song)
"The Kids" is the first single from British Acid Jazz band Jamiroquai's second studio album, The Return of the Space Cowboy, though it was recorded shortly after the Emergency On Planet Earth sessions. It was only released in Japan.-Background:

Kids (The Concretes song)
"Kids" is a single by Swedish indie pop band The Concretes from their album Hey Trouble. Its music video was directed by David Mullett. The B-side "Military Madness" is a Graham Nash cover; the original appeared on Nash's 1971 debut Songs for Beginners.

Kiel (name)
Kiel is a surname or given name. As first name it is an alternate spelling of Kyle . Can be pronounced like kyle or keel.Is also believed to be rooted in the Hawaiian for "lily of the valley"- Notable bearers of this name :As a first name:

-First name:* Kier Byrnes, punk country musician* Keir Hardie, Scottish socialist* Kier Maitland, Canadian freestyle swimmer* Keir Dullea, American actor* Keir Gilchrist, American actor* Keir Dillon, professional snowboarder-Surname:

Kiesel may refer to:* Kiesel, California* The chemical element Silicon* The chemical compound Silicon dioxide* The mineral from silicon dioxide Quartz* Unspecific chemical compounds of Silicic acid

KIEV may refer to:* KIEV , a radio station licensed to serve Culver City, California, United States* KRLA, a radio station licensed to Glendale, California, United States, which used the call sign KIEV until January 2001

For the Japanese words for particular seasons, see Kigo.KIGO is a radio station broadcasting a regional Mexican format. Licensed to St. Anthony, Idaho, USA, the station is currently owned by Albino Ortega & Maria Juarez.

Kike (disambiguation)
Kike can be:*Kike is a pejorative word for "Jew"*A common diminutive of the forename Enrique*Kike was a cheetah who appeared in Big Cat Diary.*Kike Elomaa, a Finnish female bodybuilder

Kiki is a given name, surname or nickname; for example, in Spanish, Kiki, Kike , or Kiko are forms of a nickname for Enrique , or Kika for the female Enriqueta . In Greek it is a shortening of Vasiliki . Other spellings include Quiqui, Quique

Kiki (magazine)
Kiki Magazine is an interactive fashion magazine published quarterly for girls between the ages of 8 and 12. It was launched in Fall of 2007 by B-books, Ltd..

Kil or KIL may refer to:*Kil, Värmland, the principal town and seat of Kil Municipality, Sweden*Kil, Nacka, a village in Nacka Municipality, Sweden*Kil Municipality in Värmland County, Sweden

Kila or KILA can refer to:* Kíla, Irish folk band* Kila, Kozani, Kozani Prefecture, Greece* Kila Marr, a xenologist in the fictional Star Trek universe* Kerala Institute of Local Administration

Kilat is a Hiligaynon and Cebuano word which means "lightning".Kilat may also refer to:-People:* León Kilat, a revolutionary leader in Cebu during the Philippine Revolution against Spain* Junior Kilat, a Filipino reggae band-See also:

The kilderkin is an old English unit of volume equal to half a barrel or two firkins. It was used as standard size for brewery casks. The word kilderkin comes from Dutch for a small cask. The kilderkin has historically been in the general range of 16 to 18 gallons. Based on the current imperial barrel of 36 gallons the following conversions are possible.

Kile (volume)
The kile was an Ottoman unit of volume similar to a bushel, like other dry measures also often defined as a specific weight of a particular commodity. Its value varied widely by location, period, and commodity, from 8 to 132 oka. The 'standard' kile was 36 liters or 20 oka.-References:* Diran Kélékian, Dictionnaire Turc-Français, Constantinople: Imprimerie Mihran, 1911.* A.D

KILI , licensed to Porcupine, South Dakota, is a non-profit radio station broadcasting to the Lakota people on the Pine Ridge, Cheyenne River, and Rosebud Indian Reservations, part of the Great Sioux Nation

Kilimanjaro (disambiguation)
Kilimanjaro may refer to:* Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa* Kilimanjaro Region in Tanzania, Africa* Kilimanjaro International Airport in Tanzania, Africa* a Tanzanian beer, see Beer in Africa#Eastern Africa* a Tanzanite jewellery brand owned by F

Kill off
The killing off of a character is a device in fiction, whereby a major character dies but the story continues. The term, frequently applied to television, film and chronological series, often denotes an untimely or unexpected death motivated by factors beyond the storyline

"Killa" is the first single by R&B American group Cherish from their second album The Truth. "Killa" features rap/hip-hop artist Yung Joc. The song is about "not being able to resist the man you know is no good." It is their third single after "Unappreciated" in 2006, and was described by noted UK R&B writer Pete Lewis of the award-winning Blues & Soul as "a robustly funky single

The Killdeer is a medium-sized plover.Adults have a brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with two black bands. The rump is tawny orange. The face and cap are brown with a white forehead. They have an orange-red eyering

Killdeer (disambiguation)
A killdeer is a type of bird.Killdeer may refer to:* Kildeer, Illinois, U.S.* Killdeer, North Dakota, U.S.* Killdeer, Saskatchewan, a Canadian village in census Division No. 3, Saskatchewan

A killer is someone or something that kills, such as a murderer.Killer may also refer to:-Games:*Killer , a multi-player pocket billiards game* Killer , a climbing card game related to tien len

Killer (1998 film)
Killer is a 1998 French-Kazakhstani crime drama film directed by Darezhan Omirbaev.-Plot:Marat is a chauffeur who, following a traffic accident, finds himself in debt. When his baby becomes ill, he agrees to murder a journalist in order to earn some money.-Awards:Killer won the Un Certain Regard Award at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival

Killer (Adamski song)
"Killer" is a song by Adamski and Seal. Written by Adam Tinley and Seal and produced by Adamski, "Killer" was Adamski's breakthrough single, but is now more notable for introducing Seal as a vocalist. A major hit in the UK, it reached number one, spending four weeks at the top of the chart in May 1990

Killer (pool)
Killer or killers is a multi-player folk variant of straight pool in which each player is assigned a set number of "lives" and takes one shot per to attempt to a ball, or else lose a life. Usually if the player then an additional life is lost

Killer (Tech N9ne album)
Killer is the eighth studio album by rapper Tech N9ne. Killers album cover pays homage to Michael Jackson’s iconic "Thriller" album cover. With Killer, Tech N9ne has SoundScanned his 1 millionth album independently.

Killers or The Killers may refer to:Short stories:* "The Killers" , by Ernest Hemingway * "The Killers" , by Charles Bukowski Films:

Killers (TV movie)
Killers is a short BBC film written by David Eldridge and directed by Mike Wadham.Part of the drama lab series on BBC Three, Killers is set in a house in east London in which a group of lads are having a party. It looks at the relationships between young lads and how those relationships change when a female is added to the equation

Killing field
A killing field, in military science, is an area in front of a defensive position that the enemy must cross during an assault and is specifically intended to allow the defending troops to incapacitate a large number of the enemy. Defensive emplacements such as anti-tank obstacles, barbed wire and minefields are often used to funnel the enemy into these killing fields

Purple Martin
The Purple Martin is the largest North American swallow. These aerial acrobats have speed and agility in flight, and when approaching their housing, will dive from the sky at great speeds with their wings tucked.-Description and taxonomy:

Purple sulfur bacteria
The purple sulfur bacteria are a group of Proteobacteria capable of photosynthesis, collectively referred to as purple bacteria. They are anaerobic or microaerophilic, and are often found in hot springs or stagnant water. Unlike plants, algae, and cyanobacteria, they do not use water as their reducing agent, and so do not produce oxygen

Purple Swamphen
The Purple Swamphen , also known as the African Purple Swamphen, Purple Moorhen, Purple Gallinule, Pūkeko or Purple Coot, is a large bird in the family Rallidae . From its name in French, talève sultane, it is also known as the Sultana Bird

Purpuric agave dermatitis
Purpuric agave dermatitis is a skin condition condition caused by Agave americana, a large, thick, long-leaved, subtropical plant.

Pusa Polytechnic
Pusa Polytechnic is a leading technology school in India established in 1962. It is affiliated to the Board of Technical Education , New Delhi and provides Diploma and Post Grad Diploma level technical education to its students.

Pushdown automaton
In automata theory, a pushdown automaton is a finite automaton that can make use of a stack containing data.- Operation :Pushdown automata differ from finite state machines in two ways:

Put-in-Bay, Ohio
Put-in-Bay is a village located on South Bass Island in Put-in-Bay Township, Ottawa County, Ohio, United States. Many believe that the name originates from some early maps of South Bass Island that showed the harbor being named Pudding Bay, probably because it was shaped like a pudding sack. The population was 128 at the 2000 census

The Public Utility Transport Corporation provides commuter bus services in Gauteng, Limpopo and the western parts of Mpumalanga in South Africa. PUTCO was established in 1945 after the bus strike of 1944

Putian is a prefecture-level city in eastern Fujian province, People's Republic of China. It borders Fuzhou City to the north, Quanzhou City to the south, and the Taiwan Strait to the east.-Administration:

Putrajaya is a planned city, located 25km south of Kuala Lumpur, that serves as the federal administrative centre of Malaysia. The seat of government was shifted in 1999 from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya, due to the overcrowding and congestion in the Kuala Lumpur areas

Putrajaya-Cyberjaya Expressway
Putrajaya-Cyberjaya Expressway, Federal Route is a major expressway in Klang Valley, Malaysia and become the first future federal highway on Multimedia Super Corridor

Puttaparthi is a town situated in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It was also the residence of the notable spiritual teacher Sathya Sai Baba.

A puttee, also spelled puttie, is the name, adapted from the Hindi patti, bandage , for a covering for the lower part of the leg from the ankle to the knee, consisting of a long narrow piece of cloth wound tightly and spirally round the leg, and serving both as a support and protection, worn especially by riders, and taking the place of the

Puya alpestris
Puya alpestris is a species of bromeliad native to Chilean Andes and grown as an ornamental plant. It produces a clump of gray-green, spike-edged leaves and bolts a tall inflorescence containing many flowers. The flower is an unusual teal color with bright light orange pollen.-References:*Steens, A. & Y. Cave. Bromeliads for the Contemporary Garden

Puyallup (tribe)
The Puyallup are a Coast Salish Native American tribe from western Washington state, U.S.A. They were forcibly relocated onto reservation lands in what is today Tacoma, Washington, in late 1854, after signing the Treaty of Medicine Creek. The Puyallup Indian Reservation today is one of the most urban Indian reservations in the United States

Pwllheli railway station
Pwllheli railway station is a railway station serving the small coastal town of Pwllheli on the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, Wales. It is the terminus of the Cambrian Coast Railway.- History :

PWscf is a set of programs for electronic structure calculations within density functional theory and density functional perturbation theory, using plane wave basis sets and pseudopotentials. The software is released under the GNU General Public License.

Pye Ltd. was an electronics company founded in Cambridge, England and is currently wholly owned by Philips.- Early growth :W.G. Pye & Co. Ltd. was founded in 1896 in Cambridge by William George Pye, an employee of the Cavendish Laboratory, as a part time business making scientific instruments

Pye Records
Pye Records was a British record label. In its first incarnation, perhaps Pye's best known artists were Lonnie Donegan , Petula Clark , The Searchers , The Kinks , Sandie Shaw and Brotherhood of Man

Pygmalion (1938 film)
Pygmalion is a 1938 British film based on the George Bernard Shaw play of the same title, and adapted by him for the screen. It stars Leslie Howard and Wendy Hiller.

Pygmalion (play)
Pygmalion: A Romance in Five Acts is a play by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw. Professor of phonetics Henry Higgins makes a bet that he can train a bedraggled Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, to pass for a duchess at an ambassador's garden party by teaching her to assume a veneer of gentility, the most important element of which, he believes, is impeccable speech

Pygmy goat
A pygmy goat is a small breed of domestic goat. Although they produce a very large amount of milk for their size, and can be eaten, pygmy goats are not typically used for milk or meat, unlike larger dairy and meat goat breeds. Pygmy goats tend to be more robust and breed more continually throughout the year than either dairy or meat goats

Pygmy Killer Whale
The pygmy killer whale is a small, rarely seen cetacean of the oceanic dolphin family . It derives its common name from sharing some physical characteristics with the orca It is the smallest species that has "whale" in its common name. In fact, "killer" may be more apt in the case of the pygmy killer whale than its larger cousin

Pygmy Marmoset
The pygmy marmoset or dwarf monkey is a New World monkey native to the rainforest canopies of western Brazil, southeastern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru, and northern Bolivia. It is one of the smallest primates, and the smallest true monkey, with its body length ranging from

Pygmy owl
Pygmy Owls are members of the genus Glaucidium. They belong to the typical owl family Strigidae, one of the two generally accepted living families of owls.

Pygmy seahorse
The pygmy seahorse, also known as Bargibanti's seahorse, is a seahorse of the family Syngnathidae found in the western central Pacific Ocean. It is tiny, usually less than in size and lives exclusively on fan corals. There are two known color variations: grey with red tubercles, and yellow with orange tubercles

PyGTK is a set of Python wrappers for the GTK+ graphical user interface library. PyGTK is free software and licensed under the LGPL. It is analogous to PyQt and wxPython which are python wrappers for Qt and wxWidgets respectively. Its original author is the prominent GNOME developer James Henstridge

In Greek mythology, Pylades is the son of King Strophius of Phocis and of Anaxibia, daughter of Atreus and sister of Agamemnon and Menelaus. He is mostly known for his strong friendship with his cousin Orestes, son of Agamemnon.-Orestes and Pylades:

Pyloric stenosis
Pyloric stenosis is a condition that causes severe vomiting in the first few months of life. There is narrowing of the opening from the stomach to the intestines, due to enlargement of the muscle surrounding this opening , which spasms when the stomach empties

Pylos , historically known under its Italian name Navarino, is a town and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pylos-Nestoras, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit. It was the capital of the former Pylia Province

PyMOL is an open-source, user-sponsored, molecular visualization system created by Warren Lyford DeLano and commercialized by DeLano Scientific LLC, which is a private software company dedicated to creating useful tools that become universally accessible to scientific and educational communities

Pyoderma gangrenosum
Pyoderma gangrenosum is a disease that causes tissue to become necrotic, causing deep ulcers that usually occur on the legs. When they occur, they can lead to chronic wounds. Ulcers usually initially look like small bug bites or papules, and they progress to larger ulcers. Though the wounds rarely lead to death, they can cause pain and scarring.The disease was identified in 1930

Pyote Air Force Base
Pyote Air Force Base was a World War II United States Army Air Forces training airbase. It was on a mile from the town of Pyote, Texas on Interstate 20, twenty miles west of Monahans and just south of U.S

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Russian: Пётр Ильи́ч Чайко́вский ; often "Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky" in English. His names are also transliterated "Piotr" or "Petr"; "Ilitsch", "Il'ich" or "Illyich"; and "Tschaikowski", "Tschaikowsky", "Chajkovskij" and "Chaikovsky" (and other versions; the transliteration varies among languages)

Pyotr Stolypin
Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin served as the leader of the 3rd DUMA—from 1906 to 1911. His tenure was marked by efforts to repress revolutionary groups, as well as for the institution of noteworthy agrarian reforms. Stolypin hoped, through his reforms, to stem peasant unrest by creating a class of market-oriented smallholding landowners

The Pyralidae or snout moths are a family of Lepidoptera in the ditrysian superfamily Pyraloidea. In many classifications, the grass moths are included in the Pyralidae as a subfamily, making the combined group one of the largest families in the Lepidoptera

A pyramid is a structure whose outer surfaces are triangular and converge at a single point. The base of a pyramid can be trilateral, quadrilateral, or any polygon shape, meaning that a pyramid has at least three triangular surfaces

Pyramid (geometry)
In geometry, a pyramid is a polyhedron formed by connecting a polygonal base and a point, called the apex. Each base edge and apex form a triangle. It is a conic solid with polygonal base.

Pyramid Head
Pyramid Head, also known as Red Pyramid Thing or in Japan, is a fictional character from the Silent Hill series of survival horror video games published by Konami. Introduced in the 2001 installment Silent Hill 2, he stalks James Sunderland, the primary player character, who comes to the town of Silent Hill after receiving a letter from his deceased wife, Mary

Pyramid inch
The pyramid inch is a unit of measure claimed by pyramidologists to have been used in ancient times. Supposedly it was one twenty-fifth of a "sacred cubit", 1.00106 imperial inches, or 2.5426924 centimetres.-History:

Pyramid of Cestius
The Pyramid of Cestius is an ancient pyramid in Rome, Italy, near the Porta San Paolo and the Protestant Cemetery. It stands at a fork between two ancient roads, the Via Ostiensis and another road that ran west to the Tiber along the approximate line of the modern Via della Marmorata

Pyramid of Djoser
The Pyramid of Djoser , or step pyramid is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt, northwest of the city of Memphis. It was built during the 27th century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by Imhotep, his vizier

Pyramid of the Magician
The Pyramid of the Magician is a Mesoamerican step pyramid located in the ancient, Pre-Columbian city of Uxmal, Mexico. The structure is also referred to as the Pyramid of the Dwarf, Casa el Adivino, and the Pyramid of the Soothsayer

Pyramid of the Moon
The Pyramid of the Moon is the second largest pyramid in Teotihuacan after the Pyramid of the Sun. It is located in the western part of Teotihuacan and mimics the contours of the mountain Cerro Gordo, just north of the site

Pyramus and Thisbe
Pyramus and Thisbe are two characters of Roman mythology, whose love story of ill-fated lovers is also a sentimental romance.The tale is told by Ovid in his Metamorphoses.-Plot:

Pyrazole refers both to the class of simple aromatic ring organic compounds of the heterocyclic diazole series characterized by a 5-membered ring structure composed of three carbon atoms and two nitrogen atoms in adjacent positions, and to the unsubstituted parent compound

Pyrenees National Park
The Pyrénées National Park is a national park located within the French départements of Hautes-Pyrénées and Pyrénées-Atlantiques.Located along the border of France and Spain is a scenic and mountainous landscape offering a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, skiing, mountain climbing and observing wildlife.According to the Pyrénées National Park website, the park,

Pyrethrum refers to several Old World plants of the genus Chrysanthemum which are cultivated as ornamentals for their showy flower heads. Pyrethrum is also the name of a natural insecticide made from the dried flower heads of C. cinerariifolium and C

Pyrgos is an archaeological site of the Minoan civilization near Myrtos in the municipality of Ierapetra on the south coast of Crete.-Archaeology:

Pyridine is a basic heterocyclic organic compound with the chemical formula C5H5N. It is structurally related to benzene, with one C-H group replaced by a nitrogen atom

Pyrimethamine is a medication used for protozoal infections. It is commonly used as an antimalarial drug , and is also used in the treatment of Toxoplasma gondii infections in immunocompromised patients, such as HIV-positive individuals.-Mechanism of action:Pyrimethamine interferes with

Pyrimidine is a heterocyclic aromatic organic compound similar to benzene and pyridine, containing two nitrogen atoms at positions 1 and 3 of the six-member ring

The mineral pyrite, or iron pyrite, is an iron sulfide with the formula FeS2. This mineral's metallic luster and pale-to-normal, brass-yellow hue have earned it the nickname fool's gold because of its resemblance to gold

Catechol, also known as pyrocatechol or 1,2-dihydroxybenzene, is an organic compound with the molecular formula C6H42. It is the ortho isomer of the three isomeric benzenediols. This colourless compound occurs naturally in trace amounts

Pyrogallol or benzene-1,2,3-triol is a benzenetriol. It is a white crystalline powder and a powerful reducing agent. It was first prepared by Scheele 1786 by heating gallic acid. An alternate preparation is heating para-chlorophenoldisulphonic acid with potassium hydroxide.When in alkaline solution, it absorbs oxygen from the air, turning purple from a colourless solution

Pyrolysis is a thermochemical decomposition of organic material at elevated temperatures without the participation of oxygen. It involves the simultaneous change of chemical composition and physical phase, and is irreversible

A pyrometer is a non-contacting device that intercepts and measures thermal radiation, a process known as pyrometry.This device can be used to determine the temperature of an object's surface.

Pyrosequencing is a method of DNA sequencing based on the "sequencing by synthesis" principle. It differs from Sanger sequencing, in that it relies on the detection of pyrophosphate release on nucleotide incorporation, rather than chain termination with dideoxynucleotides

Pyrotechnics is the science of using materials capable of undergoing self-contained and self-sustained exothermic chemical reactions for the production of heat, light, gas, smoke and/or sound

The Pyrrhuloxia or Desert Cardinal is a medium-sized North American song bird found in the American southwest and northern Mexico

Pyrrhus of Epirus
Pyrrhus or Pyrrhos was a Greek general and statesman of the Hellenistic era. He was king of the Greek tribe of Molossians, of the royal Aeacid house , and later he became king of Epirus and Macedon . He was one of the strongest opponents of early Rome

Pyrrole is a heterocyclic aromatic organic compound, a five-membered ring with the formula C4H4NH. It is a colourless volatile liquid that darkens readily upon exposure to air. Substituted derivatives are also called pyrroles, e.g., N-methylpyrrole, C4H4NCH3

Pyruvic acid
Pyruvic acid is an organic acid, a ketone, as well as the simplest of the alpha-keto acids. The carboxylate ion of pyruvic acid, CH3COCOO−, is known as pyruvate, and is a key intersection in several metabolic pathways.

Pythagoras of Samos was an Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement called Pythagoreanism. Most of the information about Pythagoras was written down centuries after he lived, so very little reliable information is known about him

Pythagorean theorem
In mathematics, the Pythagorean theorem or Pythagoras' theorem is a relation in Euclidean geometry among the three sides of a right triangle

Pythagorean triple
A Pythagorean triple consists of three positive integers a, b, and c, such that . Such a triple is commonly written , and a well-known example is . If is a Pythagorean triple, then so is for any positive integer k. A primitive Pythagorean triple is one in which a, b and c are pairwise coprime

Pytheas of Massalia or Massilia , was a Greek geographer and explorer from the Greek colony, Massalia . He made a voyage of exploration to northwestern Europe at about 325 BC. He travelled around and visited a considerable part of Great Britain

The Pythonidae, commonly known simply as pythons, from the Greek word python-πυθων, are a family of non-venomous snakes found in Africa, Asia and Australia. Among its members are some of the largest snakes in the world

Python (programming language)
Python is a general-purpose, high-level programming language whose design philosophy emphasizes code readability. Python claims to "[combine] remarkable power with very clear syntax", and its standard library is large and comprehensive

Python missile
The Python is a family of air-to-air missiles built by the Israeli weapons manufacturer Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. The first was the Shafrir 1 missile developed in 1959, followed by the Shafrir 2 in early 1970s

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