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Lawrence (Amtrak station)
The Lawrence Amtrak station is a train station near downtown Lawrence, Kansas, United States served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system

Lawrence (Caltrain station)
Lawrence Station is a Caltrain station in Sunnyvale, California.The station has four tracks, with side platforms for the two outside tracks. A few trains are scheduled to hold at the station while being passed by Baby Bullet trains on the express tracks.

Lawrence (MBTA station)
Lawrence Station is a rail station on the MBTA Commuter Rail system in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The station is located at the Senator Patricia McGovern Transportation Center on 211 Merrimack Street in the city's Gateway District

Lawrence (surname)
-Christianity:* William Lawrence , the 7th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts* William Appleton Lawrence, 3rd Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts-Politics:

Lawrencium is a radioactive synthetic chemical element with the symbol Lr and atomic number 103. In the periodic table of the elements, it is a period 7 d-block element and the last element of actinide series

Lawyer (disambiguation)
A lawyer is a person who is learned in the law.Lawyer may also refer to:* Lawyer , an Arctic freshwater fish* Lawyer , an American masculine given name

Laxatives are foods, compounds, or drugs taken to induce bowel movements or to loosen the stool, most often taken to treat constipation. Certain stimulant, lubricant, and saline laxatives are used to evacuate the colon for rectal and/or bowel examinations, and may be supplemented by enemas under certain circumstances

-Roles, jobs, or offices:*Laity, persons in a religious organization who are not members of the clergy*Lay magistrate, magistrates who are not trained in legal technicalities*Lay judge, a person assisting a judge in some jurisdictions

Lay Down
"Lay Down" is a song by English band Strawbs featured on their 1973 album Bursting at the Seams. It peaked at number 12 in the UK Singles Chart.

Lay It on the Line
"Lay it on the Line" is the second track on the album Just a Game by hard rock band Triumph.The song can be heard in the 2010 film Grown Ups.- Personnel :* Rik Emmett – vocals, guitar

Laya (actress)
Laya is a Telugu film actress and a Kuchipudi dancer. She entered the Telugu film industry in a movie called "Swayam Varam" along with another popular actor, Venu. She had acted in about 40 Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam films

Layer may refer to:* A layer of archaeological deposits in an excavation* A layer hen, a hen raised to produce eggs* Stratum, a layer of rock or soil with internally consistent characteristics

Layer (HTML tag)
Layers were the core of a method of dynamic HTML programming specific to Netscape 4. Each layer was treated as a separate document object in JavaScript

Layers (digital image editing)
Layers are used in digital image editing to separate different elements of an image. A layer can be compared to a transparency on which imaging effects or images are applied and placed over or under an image

A layette is a collection of clothing for a newborn child. The term "layette set" is commonly used in the United States to refer to gift sets of baby clothes.

Laying is the skill of making equipment level. It usually involves moving equipment in small motions so that spirit levels are centralised in all planes

A layperson or layman is a person who is not an expert in a given field of knowledge. The term originally meant a member of the laity, i.e. a non-clergymen, but over the centuries shifted in definition.

Layoff , also called redundancy in the UK, is the temporary suspension or permanent termination of employment of an employee or a group of employees for business reasons, such as when certain positions are no longer necessary or when a business slow-down occurs

Layout may refer to:* Page layout** Comprehensive layout** In computer graphics, another name for a scene used to render 2D/3D graphics or animation* Layout , software that automatically calculates the positions of objects

In transportation, a layover, also known as lays over or stopover, is some form of a break between parts of a single trip.-In mass transit:

Laypeople may refer to:* laity, members of a church who are not clergy* layman, someone who is not an expert in a particular field of study

A layup in basketball is a two-point shot attempt made by leaping from below, laying the ball up near the basket, and using one hand to bounce it off the backboard and into the basket. The motion and one-handed reach distinguish it from a jump shot. The layup is considered the most basic shot in basketball

Laza may refer to:*Laza, Qabala, a village in Qabala Rayon, Azerbaijan*Laza, Qusar, a village in Qusar Rayon, Azerbaijan*Laza, Spain, a municipality in Galicia region of north-west Spain*Laza, Vaslui, a commune in Vaslui County, Romania

Lazareto (disambiguation)
Lazareto or Lazeretto may refer to:*Lazareto , a town on the island of São Vicente, Cape Verde*Lazareto , an islet of the Echinades, one of the Ionian Islands in Greece

A lazaretto or lazaret is a quarantine station for maritime travellers. Lazarets can be ships permanently at anchor, isolated islands, or mainland buildings. Until 1908, lazarets were also used for disinfecting postal items, usually by fumigation

Lazarus (song)
"Lazarus" is a single by British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, released in March 2005 in Poland and Germany only. It contains a radio edit of the title track plus two songs that were later added on the DVD audio version and the vinyl edition of Deadwing. It was accompanied by a music video directed by Danish long time collaborator Lasse Hoile

Laziness is a disinclination to activity or exertion despite having the ability to do so. It is often used as a pejorative; related terms for a person seen to be lazy include couch potato, slacker, and bludger.

Lazy may refer to:* Laziness, a lack of desire to expend effort* Lazy , a former village now part of the town of Orlová in the Czech Republic* Lazy , an album by The Hot Monkey* "Lazy" * "Lazy"

Łazy is a town in Zawiercie County, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland. Until 1947 the town was the seat of the Rokitno-Szlacheckie municipality. In the years 1975-1998 the town administratively belonged to the Katowice province.

Lazy (disambiguation)
Łazy is a town in Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland.Łazy may also refer to the following places:*Łazy, Greater Poland Voivodeship *Łazy, Bochnia County in Lesser Poland Voivodeship

Lazy (Hot Monkey album)
Following two 7" singles , Shangri-La Records released the seven song 10" EP, Lazy in 1994. Two years later it would be expanded into More Than Lazy. Like other Hot Monkey releases, Lazy features song elements and lyrics that would later be recorded by the Grifters

Lazy (Irving Berlin song)
-Notable recordings:*Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook

Lazy (Orlová)
is a village in Karviná District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. It was a separate municipality but became administratively a part of Orlová in 1946. It has a population of 274.It was first mentioned in a written document in 1305.- People :

Lazybones or "Lazy Bones" is a Tin Pan Alley song written in 1933, with lyrics by Johnny Mercer and music by Hoagy Carmichael. Major hit records at the time of introduction included Ted Lewis and Mildred Bailey

Lazybones may refer to:*"Lazybones" , a 1933 song by Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael*Lazybones , a 1935 British film directed by Michael Powell*Lazybones , a 1925 film directed by Frank Borzage

John Lazzeroni is a US sporting firearms and cartridges designer and manufacturer. Lazzeroni Arms Company is based in Tucson, Arizona. See Lazzeroni rifles and Lazzeroni cartridges.

-Codes:*.lb, the Internet country code top-level domain for Lebanon*Labrador's former postal abbreviation*Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano airline's IATA code*Luxembourgish language's ISO 639 alpha-2 code*Lebanon's ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code

The Landing Craft Air Cushion is a class of air-cushion vehicle used as landing craft by the United States Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

LD (cigarette)
LD is a brand of cigarette owned by Japan Tobacco. It was first launched in Russia in 1999 and quickly became Russia's number one cigarette brand. Liggett Ducat was bought by the Gallaher Group in 2000, which in turn was acquired by JTI in 2007

LDL (disambiguation)
*Low-density lipoprotein belongs to the lipoprotein particle family.*Learning by teaching : From the German expression, "Lernen durch Lehren", LdL designates a method that allows students to learn by teaching lessons or parts of lessons.

-Places:* LE postcode area, Leicester, United Kingdom* ISO 3166-2:IT code for the Province of Lecce, Italy* Lake Elsinore, California-Language and names:* Le , an uncommon Chinese surname

LE (text editor)
LE is a text editor which appears something like the Norton Editor, but has many additional features:* rectangle select/copy/paste * search/replace with regular expressions* filtering block contents through an external program

Le Caire
Le Caire is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France, about 30 km north of Sisteron. Its inhabitants are called Cairois. The town's principal economic activity is Aboriculture.-Population:-Tourism:

Le Havre
Le Havre is a city in the Seine-Maritime department of the Haute-Normandie region in France. It is situated in north-western France, on the right bank of the mouth of the river Seine on the English Channel. Le Havre is the most populous commune in the Haute-Normandie region, although the total population of the greater Le Havre conurbation is smaller than that of Rouen

Le Mans (disambiguation)
Le Mans is a city in France.Le Mans may also refer to:* 24 Hours of Le Mans, a sports car endurance race* 24 Hours of Le Mans , a motorcycle endurance race

Lea may refer to:In geography:* Albert Lea, Minnesota* Albert Lea Township, Minnesota* Lea, Derbyshire* Lea, Lancashire* Lea, Lincolnshire* Lea, Wiltshire* The River Lea , a river in southern EnglandIn music:

Leach may refer to:Placenames* Leach, Oklahoma in the United StatesSurnames* Al Leach* Archie Leach, real name of actor Cary Grant* Ben Leach, player in Liverpool-based pop group The Farm* Bernard Leach , British potter* Bobby Leach

Leaching (agriculture)
In agriculture, leaching refers to the loss of water-soluble plant nutrients from the soil, due to rain and irrigation. Soil structure, crop planting, type and application rates of fertilizers, and other factors are taken into account to avoid excessive nutrient loss.Leaching may also refer to the practice of applying a small amount of excess irrigation where the water has a

Leaching (chemical science)
Leaching is the process of extracting minerals from a solid by dissolving them in a liquid, either in nature or through an industrial process. In the chemical processing industry, leaching has a variety of commercial applications, including separation of metal from ore using acid, and sugar from beets using hot water

Leaching (metallurgy)
Leaching is a widely used extractive metallurgy technique which converts metals into soluble salts in aqueous media. Compared to pyrometallurgical operations, leaching is easier to perform and much less harmful, because no gaseous pollution occurs

Leaching (pedology)
In pedology, leaching is the loss of mineral and organic solutes due to percolation. It is a mechanism of soil formation. It is distinct from the soil forming process of eluviation, which is the loss of mineral and organic colloids. Leached and elluviated materials tend to be lost from topsoil and deposited in subsoil

Lead is a main-group element in the carbon group with the symbol Pb and atomic number 82. Lead is a soft, malleable poor metal. It is also counted as one of the heavy metals. Metallic lead has a bluish-white color after being freshly cut, but it soon tarnishes to a dull grayish color when exposed to air

Lead (band)
Lead is a Japanese hip-hop group, under the Record of Pony Canyon/ Flight Master. Their debut was on July 31, 2002 with their single Manatsu no Magic .-Biography:

Lead (engineering)
Lead is the axial advance of a helix or screw during one complete turn The lead for a screw thread is the axial travel for a single revolution.

Lead (leg)
Lead refers to which set of legs, left or right, leads or advances forward to a greater extent when a quadruped animal is cantering, galloping, or leaping. The feet on the leading side touch the ground forward of its partner. On the "left lead", the animal's left legs lead

Lead (sea ice)
Leads are stretches of open water within fields of sea ice. Leads are caused by movements of the ice due to wind, or to currents in the underlying water, and may open and close again within a brief period; alternatively they may remain open more or less permanently

Lead oxide
Lead oxide may refer to:* Lead oxide, PbO, litharge, massicot* Lead oxide, Pb3O4, minium, red lead* Lead dioxide , PbO2Less common lead oxides are:* Lead oxide, Pb2O3, lead sesquioxide

Lead poisoning
Lead poisoning is a medical condition caused by increased levels of the heavy metal lead in the body. Lead interferes with a variety of body processes and is toxic to many organs and tissues including the heart, bones, intestines, kidneys, and reproductive and nervous systems

Lead Vocalist (album)
Lead Vocalist is a compilation album released by Rod Stewart on February 22, 1993 . It was released by Warner Bros. Records in the UK and Germany , but was never released in the US

A lead-in is a short phrase, usually five words or less, that starts off a photo caption in a newspaper, high school yearbook, magazine or other publication.Lead-ins are used to catch the reader's attention and "lead in" to the main caption

A leader is one who influences or leads others.Leader may also refer to:- Newspapers :* Leading article, a piece of writing intended to promote an opinion, also called an editorial* The Leader , published 1909–1967

Leader (film)
Leader is a 1964 Hindi movie. The film is produced by Sashadhar Mukherjee and directed by Ram Mukherjee . The film stars Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala and Jayant. The films music is by Naushad.-Cast:*Dilip Kumar ... Vijay Khanna

Leadership has been described as the “process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task". Other in-depth definitions of leadership have also emerged.-Theories:

Leadfoot is a stoner rock band founded in 1995 at Raleigh, North Carolina by vocalist Karl Agell and bassist Phil Swisher, both former members of the sludge metal band Corrosion of Conformity. The band has been through a few line-up changes, but this latest line-up consist of the best of the old and new Leadfoot

Leadfoot (computer game)
Leadfoot is a computer video game by the now defunct Ratbag Games . It is a spin-off of the dirt track racing series by Ratbag, which includes Dirt Track Racing , Dirt Track Racing: Sprint Cars , and Dirt Track Racing 2 . It is a racing game simulation reproducing the sport of stadium off-road racing

Leadfoot (Transformers)
Leadfoot is the name of several fictional characters from the Transformers series. First introduced in 1994, all the characters named Leadfoot have been heroic Autobots who turn into cars

Rick Tabaracci
Richard Stephen Tabaracci is a former Canadian ice hockey goaltender.Drafted 26th overall in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins, Tabaracci also played for the Winnipeg Jets, Washington Capitals, Calgary Flames, Tampa Bay Lightning, Atlanta Thrashers, and Colorado Avalanche. He appeared in 286 NHL games between 1989 and 1999

Rickets is a softening of bones in children due to deficiency or impaired metabolism of vitamin D, magnesium , phosphorus or calcium, potentially leading to fractures and deformity. Rickets is among the most frequent childhood diseases in many developing countries

Rickettsia is a genus of non-motile, Gram-negative, non-sporeforming, highly pleomorphic bacteria that can present as cocci , rods or thread-like . Being obligate intracellular parasites, the Rickettsia survival depends on entry, growth, and replication within the cytoplasm of eukaryotic host cells

The Rickettsiales, also called rickettsias, are an order of small proteobacteria. Most of those described survive only as endosymbionts of other cells. Some are notable pathogens, including Rickettsia, which causes a variety of diseases in humans

Rickman Motorcycles
Rickman Motorcycles was established by Derek and Don Rickman and manufactured motorcycles from 1960 through to 1975.Initially the frame designs were for scrambles, and then for road racing. Later, in 1966, road bikes were produced as well. The first street legal bike used a Triumph Bonneville engine

Ricky Kasso
Richard "Ricky" Kasso , also known as The Acid King murdered 17-year-old acquaintance Gary Lauwers in Northport, Long Island, New York on June 16, 1984

Ricky Ricardo
Enrique Alberto Fernando Ricardo y de Acha, III, a.k.a. Ricky Ricardo is a main character in the television show I Love Lucy, played by Desi Arnaz

Rico Petrocelli
Americo Peter "Rico" Petrocelli is an American retired baseball shortstop and third baseman who played his entire career in the American League with the Boston Red Sox

Ricochet Infinity
Ricochet Infinity is the fourth installment in the Ricochet video game series by Reflexive Entertainment. As its preceding titles Ricochet Xtreme , Ricochet Lost Worlds and Ricochet Lost Worlds: Recharged , it is a Breakout clone. As in Atari's Breakout game, the purpose of each level is to destroy all the bricks on the screen

Ricochet Lost Worlds
Ricochet Lost Worlds was developed by Reflexive Entertainment and is the sequel to Ricochet Xtreme. It features several new bricks, power-ups and background art. It also has the new "ring" feature, where you try to collect all the rings on each level. If you collect all five rings on every level, you become "Ring Master" and get the trophy at the end of the game

or Ricoh, is a Japanese company that was established in 1936 on February 6th, as , a company in the RIKEN zaibatsu. Its headquarters is located in Ricoh Building in Chūō, Tokyo.

Ridda wars
The Ridda wars , also known as the Wars of Apostasy, were a series of military campaigns against the rebellion of several Arabian tribes launched by the Caliph Abu Bakr during 632 and 633 AD, after prophet Muhammad died.

Riddlesdown High School
Riddlesdown High School is a secondary school , located in the Riddlesdown area of the London Borough of Croydon, England.Riddlesdown is a coeducational school, of 1902 students . The school takes its pupils mainly from the Sanderstead, Selsdon, Purley, New Addington and South Croydon areas, and has gained Specialist Science College status

Rideau Hall
Rideau Hall is, since 1867, the official residence in Ottawa of both the Canadian monarch and the Governor General of Canada. It stands in Canada's capital on a 0.36 km2 estate at 1 Sussex Drive, with the main building consisting of 170 rooms across 9,500 m2 , and 24 outbuildings around the grounds

Ridgecrest, California
Ridgecrest, formerly known as Crumville, was incorporated as a city in 1913. It is located in the Indian Wells Valley in northeastern Kern County, California, adjacent to the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake . Ridgecrest is the only incorporated city along US 395 in Kern County

Ridgid is the brandname of the Ridge Tool Company of Elyria, Ohio. Founded in the 1920s as a manufacturer of professional plumbing and HVAC tools, it has branched out into more general-purpose hand tools and power tools. It is now a division of Emerson Electric Company.-External links:*

A ridgling or rig is a male animal with an undescended testicle. An undescended testicle is not a serious or life-threatening condition, though it may cause the animal discomfort at times

Ridgway, Colorado
The Town of Ridgway, coined Gateway to the San Juans, is a Home Rule Municipality in Ouray County, in the southwestern portion of the U.S. State of Colorado. The town is a former railroad stop on the Uncompaghre River in the northern San Juan Mountains

Riding in Cars with Boys
Riding in Cars with Boys is a 2001 film based on the autobiography of the same name by Beverly Donofrio, about a woman who overcame difficulties including being a teen mother to earning a master's degree from the span of 1961 to 1986. It stars Drew Barrymore, Steve Zahn, Brittany Murphy, and James Woods

Rien Poortvliet
Rien Poortvliet was a Dutch draughtsman and painter.Born in Schiedam, he was best known for his of animals and for "Gnomes" in the famous series of books by Wil Huygen and published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. of New York City.Being a plasterer's son from Schiedam, making a living as an artist did not seem an option for Rien Poortvliet

Rietveld refinement
Rietveld refinement is a technique devised by Hugo Rietveld for use in the characterisation ofcrystalline materials. The neutron and x-ray diffractionof powder samples results in a pattern characterised by reflections at certain positions

Rifle, Anti-Tank, .55 in, Boys
The Rifle, Anti-Tank, .55in, Boys commonly known as the "Boys Anti-tank Rifle" , was a British anti-tank rifle in use during World War II.

Although ultimately originating with the 16th century handgunners and the 17th century musketeers and streltsy, the term rifleman originated from the 18th century. It would later become the term for the archetypal common soldier.-History:

Rifling is the process of making helical grooves in the barrel of a gun or firearm, which imparts a spin to a projectile around its long axis

Rift valley
A rift valley is a linear-shaped lowland between highlands or mountain ranges created by the action of a geologic rift or fault. This action is manifest as crustal extension, a spreading apart of the surface which is subsequently further deepened by the forces of erosion

Rift Valley fever
Rift Valley Fever is a viral zoonosis causing fever. It is spread by the bite of infected mosquitoes, typically the Aedes or Culex genera. The disease is caused by the RVF virus, a member of the genus Phlebovirus

Riga is the capital and largest city of Latvia. With 702,891 inhabitants Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states, one of the largest cities in Northern Europe and home to more than one third of Latvia's population. The city is an important seaport and a major industrial, commercial, cultural and financial centre of the Baltic Sea region

Riga Technical University
Riga Technical University is located in Riga, Latvia.- Riga Polytechnical Institute, 1862-1918 :

Rigel is the brightest star in the constellation Orion and the sixth brightest star in the sky, with visual magnitude 0.18

Right ascension
Right ascension is the astronomical term for one of the two coordinates of a point on the celestial sphere when using the equatorial coordinate system. The other coordinate is the declination.-Explanation:

Right of asylum
Right of asylum is an ancient juridical notion, under which a person persecuted for political opinions or religious beliefs in his or her own country may be protected by another sovereign authority, a foreign country, or church sanctuaries

Right of return
The term right of return refers to a principle of international law, codified in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, giving any person the right to return to, and re-enter, his or her country of origin

Right to die
The right to die is the ethical or institutional entitlement of the individual to commit suicide or to undergo voluntary euthanasia. Possession of this right is often understood to mean that a person with a terminal illness should be allowed to commit suicide or assisted suicide or to decline life-prolonging treatment, where a disease would otherwise prolong their suffering to an

Right-to-work law
Right-to-work laws are statutes enforced in twenty-two U.S. states, mostly in the southern or western U.S., allowed under provisions of the federal Taft–Hartley Act, which prohibit agreements between labor unions and employers that make membership, payment of union dues, or fees a condition of employment, either before or after hiring, which would require the workplace to be a closed

Rigid Raider
The Rigid Raider is a series of fast patrol/assault boat made by RTK Marine, a subsidiary of Halmatic . They are in service with many armed forces, including the Royal Marines, the SBS and Royal Engineers

The Rigveda is an ancient Indian sacred collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns

Rigvedic deities
There are 1028 hymns in the Rigveda, most of them dedicated to specific deities.Indra, a heroic god, slayer of Vrtra and destroyer of the Vala, liberator of the cows and the rivers; Agni the sacrificial fire and messenger of the gods; and Soma the ritual drink dedicated to Indra are the most prominent deities.Invoked in groups are the Vishvedevas , the Maruts, violent

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi is a short story in The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling about the adventures of a valiant young mongoose.The story is notable for its frightening and serious tone. It has often been anthologised and has also been published more than once as a short book in its own right

Riley (automobile)
Riley was a British motorcar and bicycle manufacturer from 1890. The company became part of the Nuffield Organisation in 1938 and was later merged into British Leyland: late in 1969 British Leyland announced their discontinuance of Riley production, although 1969 was a difficult year for the UK auto industry and so a number of cars from the company's inventory are likely to have been

Riley RM
The Riley RM Series was the last automobile series developed independently by Riley. RM vehicles were produced from 1945, after the Second World War, through the 1952 merger of the Riley's Nuffield Organisation with Austin to form BMC. They were originally made in Coventry, but in 1949 production moved to the MG works at Abingdon.There were three types of RM vehicles produced

Rim (firearms)
A rim is an external flange that is machined, cast, molded, stamped or pressed around the bottom of a firearms cartridge. The rim may serve a number of purposes, the most common being as the place for the extractor to engage

Rimini is a medium-sized city of 142,579 inhabitants in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, and capital city of the Province of Rimini. It is located on the Adriatic Sea, on the coast between the rivers Marecchia and Ausa

Rimouski, Quebec
Rimouski is a Canadian city in the central part of Bas-Saint-Laurent region in eastern Quebec. It is located on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River at the mouth of the Rimouski River, north-east of Quebec City.

Rin Tin Tin
Rin Tin Tin was the name given to a dog adopted from a WWI battlefield that went on to star in twenty-three Hollywood films. The name was subsequently given to several related German Shepherd dogs featured in fictional stories on film, radio and television.-Origins:The first of the line Rin Tin Tin (often billed as Rin-Tin-Tin in the 1920s and 1930s) was the name given to a dog adopted from a WWI battlefield that went on to star in twenty-three Hollywood films. The name was subsequently given to several related German Shepherd dogs featured in fictional stories on film, radio and television.-Origins:The first of the line Rin Tin Tin (often billed as Rin-Tin-Tin in the 1920s and 1930s) was the name given to a dog adopted from a WWI battlefield that went on to star in twenty-three Hollywood films. The name was subsequently given to several related German Shepherd dogs featured in fictional stories on film, radio and television.-Origins:The first of the line (c

Rinaldo (opera)
Rinaldo is an opera by George Frideric Handel composed in 1711. It is the first Italian language opera written specifically for the London stage. The libretto was prepared by Giacomo Rossi from a scenario provided by Aaron Hill. The work was first performed at the Queen's Theatre in London's Haymarket on 24 February 1711

Rinchenia is a genus of Mongolian oviraptorid dinosaur from the late Cretaceous Period. The type species, Rinchenia mongoliensis, was originally classified as a species within the genus Oviraptor , but a re-examination by Barsbold in 1997 found differences significant enough to warrant a separate

Rincon Mountains
The Rincon Mountains are a significant mountain range east of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, in the United States. The Rincon Mountains are one of five mountain ranges surrounding the Tucson valley

Ring (finger)
A finger ring is a circular band worn as a type of ornamental jewelry around a finger; it is the most common current meaning of the word ring. Other types of metal bands worn as ornaments are also called rings, such as arm rings and neck rings.

Ring binder
Ring binders are folders in which punched pieces of paper may be held by means of clamps running through the holes in the paper

Ring laser gyroscope
A ring laser gyroscope consists of a ring laser having two counter-propagating modes over the same path in order to detect rotation. It operates on the principle of the Sagnac effect which shifts the nulls of the internal standing wave pattern in response to angular rotation

Ring network
A ring network is a network topology in which each node connects to exactly two other nodes, forming a single continuous pathway for signals through each node - a ring

Ring of Fire / Larson Fireball
-Introduction:Larson International has made three rides of similar design. The first being the SUPER LOOP, followed by RING OF FIRE, and the third being FIREBALL. Several variations of each exist The rides run the same but the RING OF FIRE, and all models prior, have caged trains, and the FIREBALL has open face off trains

Ring of the Fisherman
The Ring of the Fisherman, also known as the Piscatory Ring, Annulus Piscatoris and the Anello Piscatorio , is an official part of the regalia worn by the Pope, who is head of the Catholic Church and successor of Saint Peter, who was a fisherman by trade

Ring singularity
Ring singularity is a term used in general relativity to describe the altering gravitational singularity of a rotating black hole, or a Kerr black hole, so that the gravitational singularity becomes shaped like a ring.-Description of a ring-singularity:

Ring species
In biology, a ring species is a connected series of neighboring populations, each of which can interbreed with closely sited related populations, but for which there exist at least two "end" populations in the series, which are too distantly related to interbreed, though there is a potential gene flow between each "linked" species

Ring tone
A ringtone or ring tone is the sound made by a telephone to indicate an incoming call or text message. Not literally a tone, the term is most often used today to refer to customizable sounds used on mobile phones.-Background:

Ring-closing metathesis
Ring-closing metathesis or RCM is a variation on olefin metathesis that allows the closing of previously hard to make rings

Ring-tailed Lemur
The ring-tailed lemur is a large strepsirrhine primate and the most recognized lemur due to its long, black and white ringed tail. It belongs to Lemuridae, one of five lemur families. It is the only member of the Lemur genus. Like all lemurs it is endemic to the island of Madagascar

Ringling Brothers Circus
The Ringling Brothers Circus was a circus founded in the United States in 1884 by five of the seven Ringling Brothers: Albert , August , Otto , Alfred T. , Charles , John , and Henry

The ringtail is a mammal of the raccoon family , native to arid regions of North America. It is also known as the ringtail cat, ring-tailed cat or miner's cat, and is also sometimes mistakenly called a "civet cat"

Río de la Plata
The Río de la Plata —sometimes rendered River Plate in British English and the Commonwealth, and occasionally rendered [La] Plata River in other English-speaking countries—is the river and estuary formed by the confluence of the Uruguay River and the Paraná River on the border between Argentina and Uruguay

Rio Declaration on Environment and Development
The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, often shortened to Rio Declaration, was a short document produced at the 1992 United Nations "Conference on Environment and Development" , informally known as the Earth Summit

Rio Grande
The Rio Grande is a river that flows from southwestern Colorado in the United States to the Gulf of Mexico. Along the way it forms part of the Mexico – United States border. Its length varies as its course changes

Rio Karma
The Rio Karma is a digital audio player originally made by the now defunct Rio. It was released in August 2003. It measures 2.7 × 3 × 0.9 inches and weighs 5.5 ounces . It has a 20 gigabyte hard drive

Rio Verde, Arizona
Rio Verde is a census-designated place in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States. It is a gated, master planned community. The population was 1,811 at the 2010 census.-History:

A riot is a form of civil disorder characterized often by what is thought of as disorganized groups lashing out in a sudden and intense rash of violence against authority, property or people. While individuals may attempt to lead or control a riot, riots are thought to be typically chaotic and exhibit herd behaviour, and usually generated by civil unrest

Rip Van Winkle
"Rip Van Winkle" is a short story by the American author Washington Irving published in 1819, as well as the name of the story's fictional protagonist. Written while Irving was living in Birmingham, England, it was part of a collection entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

Riparian water rights
Riparian water rights are system for allocating water among those who possess land about its source. It has its origins in English common law

Riparian zone
A riparian zone or riparian area is the interface between land and a river or stream. Riparian is also the proper nomenclature for one of the fifteen terrestrial biomes of the earth. Plant habitats and communities along the river margins and banks are called riparian vegetation, characterized by hydrophilic plants

Ripley, West Virginia
Ripley is a city in and the county seat of Jackson County, West Virginia, United States.-Geography:Ripley is located at , along Mill Creek.