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Landscape (play)
Landscape is a one-act play by Harold Pinter that was first broadcast on radio in 1968 and first performed on stage in 1969. The play shows the difficulties of communication between two people in a marriage. This is illustrated through the two characters who appear to be talking to one another though neither seems to hear the other. The dialogue resembles two independent monologues

Landslide
A landslide or landslip is a geological phenomenon which includes a wide range of ground movement, such as rockfalls, deep failure of slopes and shallow debris flows, which can occur in offshore, coastal and onshore environments

Landslide (disambiguation)
A Landslide is a geological phenomenon.Landslide may also refer to:*Landslide victory, a term used in politics*"Landslide" , a 1975 song by Fleetwood Mac, re-made by the Smashing Pumpkins in 1994 and later by the Dixie Chicks in 2002

Landslide (Heroes)
"Landslide" is the twenty-second episode of the first season of the NBC science fiction drama series Heroes. It is the second episode of the three-part finale for season one.- Plot :

Landstuhl (Verbandsgemeinde)
Landstuhl is a Verbandsgemeinde in the district of Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. The seat of the Verbandsgemeinde is in Landstuhl.

Landward
Landward is a long-running television programme focusing on agricultural and rural issues, produced and broadcast by BBC Scotland. Until 2007, it aired on Sunday mornings in Scotland, replacing the similar show Countryfile which aired elsewhere in the UK; however in 2007 Landward moved to a regular Friday evening slot, and replaced Countryfile only when it could not be

LandWarNet
LandWarNet is the United States Army’s contribution to the Global Information Grid that consists of all globally interconnected, end-to-end set of Army information capabilities, associated processes, and personnel for collecting, processing, storing, disseminating, and managing information on demand supporting warfighters, policy makers, and support personnel

Lane
A lane is a part of the roadway within a road marked out for use by a single line of vehicles in such a way as to control and guide drivers for the purpose of reducing traffic conflicts. Most public roads have at least two lanes, one for traffic in each direction, separated by Lane markings

Lane (disambiguation)
A lane is a type of road or a portion thereof. Lane may also refer to:- Places :Britain*Lane, West YorkshireUnited States*Lane, Kansas*Lane, Oklahoma*Lane, South Carolina*Lane, South Dakota*Lane City, Texas*Lane County, Kansas*Lane County, Oregon

Langan
-People:* Christopher Michael Langan, a high scorer in IQ tests* David Langan, Irish footballer* Gary Langan, audio engineer and record producer* Joy Langan, member of the Canadian House of Commons* Sean Langan, British journalist and documentary filmmaker

Langar
__notoc__Langar is the practice, common to a number of Asian religions, of community eating. See*Langar —the Sikh practice of Langar*Langar —the Sufi practice of Langar- United Kingdom :

Langar (Sufism)
Langar is the provision of free food to the needy in a religious context. Even though use of the word "Langar" is mostly associated with a more fundamental element of Indian Sikh and some Hindu religious traditions, communal serving of food has also been a rich tradition in Indian and Persian Sufism, especially of the Chishti Order

Langau
Langau is a town in the district of Horn in Lower Austria, Austria.

Langbeinite
Langbeinite is a potassium magnesium sulfate mineral with formula: K2Mg23. Langbeinite crystallizes in the isometric - tetartoidal system as transparent colorless or white with pale tints of yellow to green and violet crystalline masses. It has a vitreous luster. The Mohs hardness is 3.5 to 4 and the specific gravity is 2.83

Lange
-People named Lange:* Algot Lange, Swedish explorer* André Lange , German bobsledder* Andrew E. Lange , U.S. astronomer* Antoni Lange, Polish poet* Artie Lange , U.S

Langmuir circulation
Langmuir circulation is a wind driven helix circulation in the ocean with the axis almost parallel to the wind. Irving Langmuir discovered this phenomenon after noticing windrows of seaweed in the Sargasso Sea in 1938.

Language
Language may refer either to the specifically human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication, or to a specific instance of such a system of complex communication

Language (journal)
Language is a peer-reviewed quarterly academic journal published by the Linguistic Society of America since 1925. It covers all aspects of linguistics, focusing on the area of theoretical linguistics

Language lab
The language laboratory is an audio or audio-visual installation used as an aid in modern language teaching. They can be found, amongst other places, in schools, universities and academies. Perhaps the first lab was at the University of Grenoble. In the 1950s up until the 1990s, they were tape based systems using reel to reel or cassette

Langue (linguistics)
Langue and parole are linguistic terms used by Ferdinand de Saussure. Langue describes the social, impersonal phenomenon of language as a system of signs, while parole describes the individual, personal phenomenon of language as a series of speech acts made by a linguistic subject

Lank
Lank may refer to:* Slender and thin; not well filled out; not plump; shrunken; lean; languid; drooping*Surnames:** Barry Lank , comedian, journalist, and former writer at Air America Radio.** Edith Lank, author and advice columnist living

Lanka (disambiguation)
Lanka may refer to:* Lanka, in Hindu mythlogy* Lanka, Assam, a town in Assam, India* Lanka, Chhattisgarh, a town in Chhattisgarh, India* Sri Lanka, an island nation south of India

Lanka (film)
Lanka is a Malayalam film directed by A. K. Sajan released in the year 2006. The film stars Suresh Gopi and Mamta Mohandas.-Plot:Sravan is a captain in Indian Navy fighting in Sri Lanka against the Tamil guerillas. He manages to kill hundreds of guerillas in the operations launched by the Indian Peace-Keeping Force .Post-operations, he decides to live in Lanka

Lanne
Lanne is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in south-western France.-References:*

Lans
- Persons :*Håkan Lans, 1947- , a Swedish inventor*Jan van der Lans, 1933-2002, a Dutch professor*Arij Lans Bovenberg, 1958- , a Dutch economist- Places :* Lans, Tyrol, a municipality in Tyrol, Austria* Lake Lans, a lake in Michigan, US

Lanterna
Lanterna is a musical project led by guitarist Henry Frayne, formerly of Ack-Ack, Area and The Moon Seven Times. Their tracks are evocative soundscapes, usually instrumental, that focus on Frayne's melodic guitar work awash in effects.-History:

Lanterne (poem)
Lanterne is a five line poem where the first line has one syllable, the second line two syllables, the third line three syllables, the fourth line four syllables and the fifth line one syllable. Each line able to stand on its own with or without a title that sometimes forms an integral part as a 'sixth' line.

Lanugo
Lanugo is fine, downy hair as a type of fur. It is often found in teratomas .-Fetal development:Lanugo grows on fetuses as a normal part of gestation, but is usually shed and replaced by vellus hair at about 33 to 36 weeks of gestational age

Lanyard
A lanyard is a rope or cord exclusively worn around the neck or wrist to carry something. Usually it is used where there is a risk of losing the object or to ensure it is visible at all times. Aboard a ship, it may refer to a piece of rigging used to secure objects

Lanze
Lanze is a municipality in the district of Lauenburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.-External links:

Lao
Lao or Laotian may refer to:* Something of, from, or related to Laos, a country in Southeast Asia* Lao people * The Lao language* Lao script, the writing system used to write the Lao language* Lao cuisine

Laon (disambiguation)
Laon is a city in Picardie in northern France.Laon may also refer to:* 12279 Laon, a main-belt asteroid* US Laon, a French association football team* Laon, the title character of the Manhwa Laon

Lapa
Lapa may refer to:* The lapa, a musical instrument from 19th century China* Lapa, São Paulo, a neighbourhood in the city of São Paulo, Brazil* Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, a neighbourhood in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Lapa (Rio de Janeiro)
Lapa is a neighbourhood in the city of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. It is located in the centre of Rio and is famous for its historical monuments and nightlife.

Lapa (structure)
A lapa is a structure that is popular in South Africa. It usually consists of a thatched roof supported by wooden poles. Lapas are commonly used as semi-open entertainment areas.It is sometimes misspelled as lapha.

Lapan
Lapan is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.-Geography:A small farming village situated in the Cher river valley, some south of Bourges, at the junction of the D35 and the D177 roads.-Population:-Places of interest:

Lapidaria
Lapidaria may refer to:* Lapidaria , a genus of succulent plant in the Aizoaceae family* Lapidaria , a genus of extinct trilobites* Lapidaria , an Ancient Roman vicus in the province of Raetia - See also :

Lapidaria (animal)
Lapidaria is an extinct genus from a well-known class of fossil marine arthropods, the trilobites. It lived during the Arenig stage of the Ordovician Period, approximately 478 to 471 million years ago.

Lapin
Lapin may refer to:* Rabbit, or Lapin in French, mammal in the family Leporidae* Rabbit hair, or Lapin, the fur of the common or Angora rabbit* Lapin , a French language comic, published by L'Association- People :

Lapine language
Lapine is a fictional language created by author Richard Adams for his 1972 novel Watership Down, where it is spoken by fictional rabbit characters. The fragments of language presented by Adams consist of a few dozen distinct words, and are chiefly used for the naming of rabbits, their mythological characters, and objects in their world

Lapland
Sápmi is the name of the cultural region traditionally inhabited by the Sami people. Sápmi is located in Northern Europe and includes the northern parts of Fennoscandia. The region stretches over four countries: Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. Sápmi is the name in North Sámi, while the Julev Sámi name is Sábme and the South Sámi name is Saemie

Lapland
-Places:* Lapland , a cultural region in Finland and Sweden* Lapland , English name of the Province* Lapland , English name of the Region or former Province of* Lapland

Lappet
A lappet is a decorative flap or fold in a ceremonial headdress or garment. They were a feature of women's headgear until the early 20th century. They remain strongly associated with religion. A bishop's mitre has two lappets sewn to the back of it. The most famous usage of lappets occurs on the Papal Tiara

Lappi
Lappi is the name for several geographical areas.In Finland:* Lappi is the Finnish name for Lapland and the northernmost province of Finland.* Lappi, Finland is a former municipality in the Satakunta region.

Lapping (disambiguation)
Lapping is a machining operation, in which two surfaces are rubbed together with an abrasive between them, by hand movement or by way of a machine.Lapping may also refer to:

Lapping (magic)
In the art of conjuring, lapping refers to a set of techniques whereby a performer seated at a table can secretly dispose of an item into his/her lap

Lappland
Lappland can refer to:*Lapland, geographic region in Northern Fennoscandia* Lappland, Sweden* Lapland, FinlandUnlike the English word "Lapland", the Swedish word is not used to indicate the area specifically inhabited by the Sami people. An old Swedish word for the Sami area under Swedish control was "Lappmarken".

Laps
Laps is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France.-References:*

Lapsed
Not to be confused with the religious term "lapsed".Lapsed was the third album by Bardo Pond. It was released on October 21, 1997 on Matador Records.-Track listing:#"Tommy Gun Angel" - 5:15#"Pick My Brain" - 6:43#"Flux" - 9:07

Lapsi (Christian)
Lapsi was the name given to apostates in the early Christian Church, when Christians were persecuted by the Roman authorities to renounce their faith. It also means those who have lapsed or fallen away from their faith and decide later in life to come back to it.-Sacrificati:Those who had actually offered a sacrifice to the idols

Lapte
Lapte is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France.Its inhabitants are called laptois and laptoises.The municipality covers 30.8 square kilometres and 1515 inhabitants from the last population census

Laptop
A laptop, also called a notebook, is a personal computer for mobile use. A laptop integrates most of the typical components of a desktop computer, including a display, a keyboard, a pointing device and speakers into a single unit

Laptop
A laptop, also called a notebook, is a personal computer for mobile use. A laptop integrates most of the typical components of a desktop computer, including a display, a keyboard, a pointing device and speakers into a single unit

Lapwing
Vanellinae are any of various crested plovers, family Charadriidae, noted for its slow, irregular wingbeat in flight and a shrill, wailing cry. Its length is 10-16 inches. They are a subfamily of medium-sized wading birds which also includes the plovers and dotterels. The Vanellinae are collectively called lapwings but also contain the ancient Red-kneed Dotterel

LAR
Lar may refer to:* Lar, the singular form of Lares, domestic deities in ancient Rome* Lar Gibbon , also known as the white-handed gibbon* Libyan Arab Republic* Light Armored Reconnaissance, a battalion of the US Marine corps

Larceny
Larceny is a crime involving the wrongful acquisition of the personal property of another person. It was an offence under the common law of England and became an offence in jurisdictions which incorporated the common law of England into their own law. It has been abolished in England and Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

Larceny (Scheme implementation)
The Larceny Project is a set of computer programming languages, specifically Scheme implementations, using the Twobit optimizing Scheme compiler

Larch
Larches are conifers in the genus Larix, in the family Pinaceae. Growing from 15 to 50m tall, they are native to much of the cooler temperate northern hemisphere, on lowlands in the north and high on mountains further south

Lard
Lard is pig fat in both its rendered and unrendered forms. Lard was commonly used in many cuisines as a cooking fat or shortening, or as a spread similar to butter. Its use in contemporary cuisine has diminished because of health concerns posed by its saturated-fat content and its often negative image; however, many contemporary cooks and bakers favor it over other fats for select uses

Renzo Piano
Renzo Piano is an Italian architect. He is the recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, AIA Gold Medal, Kyoto Prize and the Sonning Prize

Repeating rifle
A repeating rifle is a single barreled rifle containing multiple rounds of ammunition. These rounds are loaded from a magazine by means of a manual or automatic mechanism, and the action that reloads the rifle also typically recocks the firing action

ReplayTV
ReplayTV is a brand of digital video recorder , a term synonymous with personal video recorder . It is a consumer video device which allows users to capture television programming to internal hard disk storage for later viewing

Replica plating
In molecular biology and microbiology, replica plating is a technique in which one or more secondary Petri plates containing different solid selective growth media are inoculated with the same colonies of microorganisms from a primary plate , reproducing the original spatial

Replication fork
The replication fork is a structure that forms within the nucleus during DNA replication. It is created by helicases, which break the hydrogen bonds holding the two DNA strands together. The resulting structure has two branching "prongs", each one made up of a single strand of DNA

Report on the Barnhouse Effect
"Report on the Barnhouse Effect" is the first short story written and published by Kurt Vonnegut. It originally appeared in the February 11, 1950 issue of Collier's Weekly. It is also part of the collection Welcome to the Monkey House.-Plot summary:

Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is a France-based international non-governmental organization that advocates freedom of the press. It was founded in 1985, by Robert Ménard, Rony Brauman and the journalist Jean-Claude Guillebaud. Jean-François Julliard has served as Secretary General since 2008

Representation of a Hopf algebra
In abstract algebra, a representation of a Hopf algebra is a representation of its underlying associative algebra. That is, a representation of a Hopf algebra H over a field K is a K-vector space V with an action H × V → V usually denoted by juxtaposition

Representative democracy
Representative democracy is a form of government founded on the principle of elected individuals representing the people, as opposed to autocracy and direct democracy

Republic Aviation Company
The Republic Aviation Corporation was an American aircraft manufacturer based in Farmingdale, Long Island, New York. Originally known as the Seversky Aircraft Company, the company was responsible for the design and production of many important military aircraft, including the P-47 Thunderbolt, F-84 Thunderjet, F-105 Thunderchief and A-10 Thunderbolt II.-Seversky Aircraft:The

Republic of China National Identification Card
The National Identification Card is an identity document issued only to citizens of the Republic of China that have a household registration in the Taiwan area

Republic of Florence
The Republic of Florence , or the Florentine Republic, was a city-state that was centered on the city of Florence, located in modern Tuscany, Italy. The republic was founded in 1115, when the Florentine people rebelled against the Margraviate of Tuscany upon Margravine Matilda's death. The Florentines formed a commune in Matilda's place

Republic of Ireland
Ireland , described as the Republic of Ireland , is a sovereign state in Europe occupying approximately five-sixths of the island of the same name. Its capital is Dublin. Ireland, which had a population of 4.58 million in 2011, is a constitutional republic governed as a parliamentary democracy, with an elected president serving as head of state

Republic of Macedonia
Macedonia , officially the Republic of Macedonia , is a country located in the central Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. It is one of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia, from which it declared independence in 1991

Republic of New Afrika
The Republic of New Afrika , was a social movement that proposed three objectives. First, the creation of an independent African-American-majority country situated in the southeastern United States. A similar claim is made for all the black-majority counties and cities throughout the United States

Republic of Texas
The Republic of Texas was an independent nation in North America, bordering the United States and Mexico, that existed from 1836 to 1846.Formed as a break-away republic from Mexico by the Texas Revolution, the state claimed borders that encompassed an area that included all of the present U.S

Republic of Texas (group)
The Republic of Texas is a militia group that claims that the annexation of Texas by the United States was illegal and that Texas remains an independent nation under occupation. The issue of the Legal status of Texas led the group to claim to reinstate a provisional government on December 13, 1995

Republic RC-3 Seabee
The Republic RC-3 Seabee is an all-metal amphibious sports aircraft designed by Percival Spencer and manufactured by the Republic Aircraft Corporation.-Design and development:

Republican democracy
A republican democracy is a republic which has democratic forms of government. One of the key principles is free and open debate prior to casting a vote. A republic in the modern understanding is a nation or state where the people are sovereign. It is not a monarchy, where the king or queen is the head of state

Republican Party (United States)
The Republican Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Democratic Party. Founded by anti-slavery expansion activists in 1854, it is often called the GOP . The party's platform generally reflects American conservatism in the U.S

Republican Party of Florida
The Republican Party of Florida is the official organization for Republicans in the state of Florida.-History:Florida politics was largely dominated by the Democrats until Richard Nixon's Southern Strategy, which took advantage of white objections to the advances of the American Civil Rights Movement resulted in a regional political realignment for the south

Republicanism
Republicanism is the ideology of governing a nation as a republic, where the head of state is appointed by means other than heredity, often elections. The exact meaning of republicanism varies depending on the cultural and historical context

Requirements analysis
Requirements analysis in systems engineering and software engineering, encompasses those tasks that go into determining the needs or conditions to meet for a new or altered product, taking account of the possibly conflicting requirements of the various stakeholders, such as beneficiaries or users

Res ipsa loquitur
In the common law of negligence, the doctrine of res ipsa loquitur states that the elements of duty of care and breach can be sometimes inferred from the very nature of an accident or other outcome, even without direct evidence of how any defendant behaved

Research and Analysis Wing
The Research and Analysis Wing is India's external intelligence agency. It was formed in September 1968 after the poor performance of the Intelligence Bureau in the Sino-Indian war of 1962 and the India-Pakistani war of 1965 convinced the then government of India that a specialized, independent agency was

Research exemption
In patent law, the research exemption or safe harbour exemption is an exemption to the rights conferred by patents, which is especially relevant to drugs

Research funding
Research funding is a term generally covering any funding for scientific research, in the areas of both "hard" science and technology and social science. The term often connotes funding obtained through a competitive process, in which potential research projects are evaluated and only the most promising receive funding

Research Science Institute
The Research Science Institute is a highly competitive summer research program for rising high school seniors around the world, sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Education and hosted by MIT. It is often regarded as "the most prestigious and competitive high-school science program in the nation" Founded by Admiral H.G

Research vessel
A research vessel is a ship designed and equipped to carry out research at sea. Research vessels carry out a number of roles. Some of these roles can be combined into a single vessel, others require a dedicated vessel

Resection (orientation)
Resection is a method for determining a position using a compass and topographic map .-Resection versus intersection:

Reserpine
Reserpine is an indole alkaloid antipsychotic and antihypertensive drug that has been used for the control of high blood pressure and for the relief of psychotic symptoms, although because of the development of better drugs for these purposes and because of its numerous side-effects, it is rarely used today

Reservation (law)
A reservation in international law is a caveat to a state's acceptance of a treaty. By the 1969 Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties , a reservation is defined as a

Reserve Bank of India
The Reserve Bank of India is the central banking institution of India and controls the monetary policy of the rupee as well as US$300.21 billion of currency reserves. The institution was established on 1 April 1935 during the British Raj in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. The share capital was divided into shares of Rs

Reserve fleet
A reserve fleet is a collection of naval vessels of all types that are fully equipped for service but are not currently needed, and thus partially or fully decommissioned. A reserve fleet is informally said to be "in mothballs" or "mothballed"; an equivalent expression in unofficial modern U.S. naval usage is "ghost fleet"

Reservoir capacitor
A reservoir capacitor is a capacitor that is used to smooth the pulsating DC from an AC rectifier.-Performance with low impedance source:

Residential area
A residential area is a land use in which housing predominates, as opposed to industrial and commercial areas.Housing may vary significantly between, and through, residential areas. These include single family housing, multi-family residential, or mobile homes. Zoning for residential use may permit some services or work opportunities or may totally exclude business and industry

Residue theorem
The residue theorem, sometimes called Cauchy's Residue Theorem, in complex analysis is a powerful tool to evaluate line integrals of analytic functions over closed curves and can often be used to compute real integrals as well. It generalizes the Cauchy integral theorem and Cauchy's integral formula

Resin acid
Resin acids usually refers to mixtures primarily. Abietic acid is the main component but several related carboxylic acids. Nearly all resin acids have the same basic skeleton: three fused ring fused with the empirical formula C19H29COOH. These materials occur in rosin but also occur in fossil coal or copal resins, in old pine tree stumps, etc

Resin casting
Resin casting is a method of plastic casting where a mold is filled with a liquid synthetic resin, which then hardens. It is primarily used for small scale production like industrial prototypes and dentistry

Resin identification code
The SPI resin identification coding system is a set of symbols placed on plastics to identify the polymer type. It was developed by the Society of the Plastics Industry in 1988, and is used internationally.

Resistance welding
Electric resistance welding refers to a group of welding processes such as spot and seam welding that produce coalescence of faying surfaces where heat to form the weld is generated by the electical reistance of material vs the time and the force used to hold the materials together during welding

Resistor
A linear resistor is a linear, passive two-terminal electrical component that implements electrical resistance as a circuit element.The current through a resistor is in direct proportion to the voltage across the resistor's terminals. Thus, the ratio of the voltage applied across a resistor's terminals to the intensity of current through the circuit is called resistance

Resistor-transistor logic
Resistor–transistor logic is a class of digital circuits built using resistors as the input network and bipolar junction transistors as switching devices

Resolute, Nunavut
Resolute or Resolute Bay is a small Inuit hamlet on Cornwallis Island in Nunavut, Canada. It is situated at the northern end of Resolute Bay and the Northwest Passage and is part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region.

Resonance
In physics, resonance is the tendency of a system to oscillate at a greater amplitude at some frequencies than at others. These are known as the system's resonant frequencies

Resonance (chemistry)
In chemistry, resonance or mesomerism is a way of describing delocalized electrons within certain molecules or polyatomic ions where the bonding cannot be expressed by one single Lewis formula

Resort
A resort is a place used for relaxation or recreation, attracting visitors for holidays or vacations. Resorts are places, towns or sometimes commercial establishment operated by a single company.

Resource depletion
Resource depletion is an economic term referring to the exhaustion of raw materials within a region. Resources are commonly divided between renewable resources and non-renewable resources

Resource management
In organizational studies, resource management is the efficient and effective deployment of an organization's resources when they are needed. Such resources may include financial resources, inventory, human skills, production resources, or information technology

Respirator
A respirator is a device designed to protect the wearer from inhaling harmful dusts, fumes, vapors, or gases. Respirators come in a wide range of types and sizes used by the military, private industry, and the public

Respiratory sinus arrhythmia
Respiratory sinus arrhythmia is a naturally occurring variation in heart rate that occurs during a breathing cycle. RSA is also a measure of parasympathetic nervous system activity - which denotes "rest and digest" behaviours.-Overview:

Respiratory system
The respiratory system is the anatomical system of an organism that introduces respiratory gases to the interior and performs gas exchange. In humans and other mammals, the anatomical features of the respiratory system include airways, lungs, and the respiratory muscles

Resplendent Quetzal
The Resplendent Quetzal, Pharomachrus mocinno, is a bird in the trogon family. It is found from southern Mexico to western Panama . It is well known for its colorful plumage. There are two subspecies, P. m. mocinno and P. m

Response amplitude operator
In the field of ship design and design of other floating structures, a response amplitude operator is an engineering statistic, or set of such statistics, that are used to determine the likely behaviour of a ship when operating at sea

Restaurant Makeover
Restaurant Makeover is a closed television series which airs as reruns on the Food Network Canada and HGTV Canada, as well as the Fine Living channel and Food Network in the United States, TVtropolis and in over 16 other countries worldwide. The pilot episode starred designer Robin De Groot and chef Brad Long in the Coco's Cafe

Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome or Willis-Ekbom disease is a neurological disorder characterized by an irresistible urge to move one's body to stop uncomfortable or odd sensations. It most commonly affects the legs, but can affect the arms, torso, and even phantom limbs

Restoration Hardware
Restoration Hardware is an American furniture chain of home furnishings, bath fixtures and bathware, functional and decorative hardware and related merchandise. The company defines its wares as classic and authentic American. Restoration Hardware, Inc. sells its merchandise offering through its retail stores, catalog and online

Restoration of the Sistine Chapel frescoes
The restoration of the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel was one of the most significant art restorations of the 20th century.The Sistine Chapel was built by Pope Sixtus IV within the Vatican immediately to the north of St. Peter's Basilica and completed in about 1481

Restraint of trade
Restraint of trade is a common law doctrine relating to the enforceability of contractual restrictions on freedom to conduct business. In an old leading case of Mitchell v Reynolds Lord Smith LC said,

Restrictive covenant
A restrictive covenant is a type of real covenant, a legal obligation imposed in a deed by the seller upon the buyer of real estate to do or not to do something. Such restrictions frequently "run with the land" and are enforceable on subsequent buyers of the property

Resveratrol
Resveratrol is a stilbenoid, a type of natural phenol, and a phytoalexin produced naturally by several plants when under attack by pathogens such as bacteria or fungi.

Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union is a labor union in the United States and Canada that is a semi-autonomous division of the United Food and Commercial Workers, Change to Win Federation

Retainer (orthodontic device)
Orthodontic retainers are custom-made devices, made usually of wires or clear plastic, that hold teeth in position after surgery or any method of realigning teeth. They are most often used before or after dental braces to hold teeth in position while assisting the adjustment of the surrounding gums to changes in the bone

Retaining wall
Retaining walls are built in order to hold back earth which would otherwise move downwards. Their purpose is to stabilize slopes and provide useful areas at different elevations, e.g

Reticulated Python
Python reticulatus, also known as the reticulated python is a species of python found in Southeast Asia. Adults can grow to over 8.7 m in length but normally grow to an average of 3-6 m . They are the world's longest snakes and longest reptile, but are not the most heavily built

Reticulocyte
Reticulocytes are immature red blood cells, typically composing about 1% of the red cells in the human body.Reticulocytes develop and mature in the red bone marrow and then circulate for about a day in the blood stream before developing into mature red blood cells. Like mature red blood cells, reticulocytes do not have a cell nucleus

Retirement
Retirement is the point where a person stops employment completely. A person may also semi-retire by reducing work hours.Many people choose to retire when they are eligible for private or public pension benefits, although some are forced to retire when physical conditions don't allow the person to work any more or as a result of legislation concerning their

Retirement Systems of Alabama
Retirement Systems of Alabama is the administrator of the pension fund for employees of the state of Alabama. It is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama. David G. Bronner is the chief executive officer.

Retro Television Network
The Retro Television Network is a system of television stations that airs classic television shows as well as more recently produced programs