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Abruzzese
Abruzzese or Abbruzzese may refer to:*Dave Abbruzzese* David Abruzzese , Welsh footballer* Giuseppe Abruzzese , Italian footballer* Ray Abruzzese , American rule football player

Abruzzi (disambiguation)
Abruzzi may refer to:*Abruzzo, a region of central Italy*Abruzzi e Molise, the formerly combined region of Abruzzo and Molise*Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi , member of the Italian royal family and noted explorer

ABS
- Anatomy :* Abdominal muscles , which is the rectus abdominis or the stomach muscles-Music and media:Music ensembles* A.B.'s, a Japanese 80's instrumental band* Abingdon Boys School, a Japanese rock band

Abs (surname)
Abs is a German surname of:* Hermann Josef Abs , German banker* Johann Christian Josef Abs , German educator* Karl Abs , German sportsman

ABS (TV station)
ABS is the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's television station in Adelaide, South Australia. It began broadcasting on 11 March 1960 from studios in the suburb of Collinswood

Absalom (disambiguation)
Absalom may refer to:PeopleFictional characters* Absalom , fictional character created by Marvel Comics and a mutant member of the immortal Externals.* Absalom , a fictional character in Eiichirō Oda's manga One Piece

Absalom (name)
Absalom comes from the Old Testament Hebrew given name Avshalom , meaning "my father is peace". It is common as a given name and a surname. There are alternate spellings, including the Scandinavian Axel

Absalon (disambiguation)
Absalon is a variant form of the name Absalom and may refer to:* Absalon , Danish archbishop and statesman* Julien Absalon , French mountain biker* Absalon fili mi , a musical work

Abscess
An abscess is a collection of pus that has accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue in which the pus resides due to an infectious process or other foreign materials

Abscission
Abscission is a term used in several areas of biology. In plant sciences it most commonly refers to the process by which a plant drops one or more of its parts, such as a leaf, fruit, flower or seed

Absence (album)
Absence is the third album by Dälek, released in 2004.-Track listing:#"Distorted Prose" – 6:00#"Asylum " – 5:48#"Culture for Dollars" – 6:43#"Absence" – 1:31#"A Beast Caged" – 6:41#"Köner" – 3:56

Absent-mindedness
Absent-mindedness is where a person shows inattentive or forgetful behaviour. It can have three different causes:# a low level of attention

Absentee
Absentee may refer to one of the following:*Absentee is a band in the UK.*The Absentee is a novel by Maria Edgeworth, published in 1812 in Tales of Fashionable Life.*The Absentee , a 1951 Mexican film.

Absenteeism
Absenteeism is a habitual pattern of absence from a duty or obligation. Traditionally, absenteeism has been viewed as an indicator of poor individual performance, as well as a breach of an implicit contract between employee and employer; it was seen as a management problem, and framed in economic or quasi-economic terms

Absinthe
Absinthe is historically described as a distilled, highly alcoholic beverage. It is an anise-flavoured spirit derived from herbs, including the flowers and leaves of the herb Artemisia absinthium, commonly referred to as "grande wormwood", together with green anise and sweet fennel

Absinthe (album)
Absinthe is the final recording from the band Naked City. Unlike the band's other genre-mixing releases, the music on Absinthe is consistently in an ambient and noise style.

Absolute Magnitude (magazine)
Absolute Magnitude is a discontinued, semi-professional science fiction magazine started in 1993 under the name Harsh Mistress. However, in 1994 after only two issues the name was changed to Absolute Magnitude. In 2002 the name was changed again to Absolute Magnitude & Aboriginal Science Fiction when the publishers acquired the rights to Aboriginal Science Fiction

Absolute pitch
Absolute pitch , widely referred to as perfect pitch, is the ability of a person to identify or re-create a given musical note without the benefit of an external reference.-Definition:

Absolute Value (album)
Absolute Value is the second full-length album by Boston rapper Akrobatik. It was released on February 19, 2008 by Fat Beats Records. The album features guest appearances by hip-hop luminaries such as Talib Kweli, Chuck D, and B-Real, as well as production by the likes of 9th Wonder, Illmind, J Dilla, and Da Beatminerz

Absolute Zero (disambiguation)
Absolute zero is the temperature at which entropy reaches its minimum value.Absolute Zero may also refer to:*Absolute Zero , a 1978 novel by Helen Cresswell*Absolute Zero , a Hardy Boys Casefiles novel

Absolute Zero (video game)
Absolute Zero is a video game developed and published for MS-DOS and Macintosh by Domark.-Gameplay:Absolute Zero is a science-fiction flight sim first-person shooter, with action taking place over 30 missions in three different locations. In each mission the player controls one of seven characters, each with their own vehicle

Absolutely
Absolutely may refer to:* Absolutely * Absolutely * Absolutely * Absolutely * Absolutely * Absolutely

Absolutely (Eurogliders album)
-Personnel:Eurogliders members* Crispin Akerman — guitar* John Bennetts — drums, percussion, drum programming* Ron Francois — bass synthesiser, bass guitar* Grace Knight — vocals

Absolutely (Rik Emmett album)
Absolutely is the debut solo album by the Canadian rock guitarist Rik Emmett, released in 1990, after leaving the heavy metal band Triumph. The album was released in 1990 and went gold in Canada and the US immediately. The album eventually reached platinum in both countries

Absoluteness (mathematical logic)
In mathematical logic, a formula is said to be absolute if it has the same truth value in each of some class of structures . Theorems about absoluteness typically establish relationships between the absoluteness of formulas and their syntactic form.There are two weaker forms of partial absoluteness

Absolution
Absolution is a traditional theological term for the forgiveness experienced in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. This concept is found in the Roman Catholic Church, as well as the Eastern Orthodox churches, the Anglican churches, and most Lutheran churches.

Absolution (Doctor Who audio)
Absolution is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.-Cast:*The Doctor — Paul McGann*Charley — India Fisher*C'rizz — Conrad Westmaas*Aboresh - Robert Glenister

Absolutism
The term Absolutism may refer to:* Absolute idealism, an ontologically monistic philosophy attributed to G.W.F. Hegel. It is Hegel's account of how being is ultimately comprehensible as an all-inclusive whole

Absolutism (European history)
Absolutism or The Age of Absolutism is a historiographical term used to describe a form of monarchical power that is unrestrained by all other institutions, such as churches, legislatures, or social elites

Absorption
Absorption may refer to:- Chemistry and biology :* Absorption , absorption of particles of gas or liquid in liquid or solid material* Absorption , a route by which substances can enter the body through the skin

Absorption (economics)
Absorption is the total demand for all final marketed goods and services by all economic agents resident in an economy, regardless of the origin of the goods and services themselves

Absorption (skin)
Skin absorption is a route by which substances can enter the body through the skin. Along with inhalation, ingestion and injection, dermal absorption is a route of exposure for toxic substances and route of administration for medication

Absorption band
An absorption band is a range of wavelengths, frequencies or energies in the electromagnetic spectrum which are able to excite a particular transition in a substance

Abstention
Abstention is a term in election procedure for when a participant in a vote either does not go to vote or, in parliamentary procedure, is present during the vote, but does not cast a ballot. Abstention must be contrasted with "blank vote", in which a voter casts a ballot willfully made invalid by marking it wrongly or by not marking anything at all

Abstention (disambiguation)
Abstention or abstaining is refusing to vote in an election or in a parliamentary vote. It may also refer to:*abstentionism, standing for election to an assembly while boycotting the assembly itself

Abstinence
Abstinence is a voluntary restraint from indulging in bodily activities that are widely experienced as giving pleasure. Most frequently, the term refers to sexual abstinence, or abstention from alcohol or food. The practice can arise from religious prohibitions or practical considerations.Abstinence may also refer to drugs

Abstract
Abstract may refer to:* Abstract , a summary of a legal document* Abstract , in scientific publishing* Abstract art, artistic works that don't attempt to represent reality or concrete subjects* Abstract structure in mathematics

Abstract Theory
Abstract Theory is the debut solo album released by former Five member Abs. The album was released on 1 September 2003, peaking at #28 on the UK Albums Chart. The album failed to find success elsewhere, and resulted in Abs being dropped from his record label just months later. The album spawned five singles: "What You Got", "Stop Sign", "Shame", "7 Ways" and "Miss Perfect"

Abstraction
Abstraction is a process by which higher concepts are derived from the usage and classification of literal concepts, first principles, or other methods.

Absurd
Absurd or The Absurd may refer to:* Absurdity, general and technical usage - associated with extremely poor reasoning, the ridiculous, or nonsense.

Absurd (film)
Absurd is a 1981 Italian horror film, an unofficial sequel to Antropophagus

Absurda
-Plot summary:The film is approximately 2 and a half minutes long and stationary, showing a theater with the screen showing nightmarish images. The film is Filmed like a Dream.-Synopsis:

ABT (TV station)
ABT is the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's television station in Hobart, Tasmania. It began broadcasting on 4 June 1960, with studios in inner city Hobart and transmitter at Mount Wellington.-Local programming:

ABTA
ABTA can refer to:* Association of British Travel Agents, the UK travel trade association for tour operators and travel agents* All Bengal Teachers Association, a teacher's movement in the Indian state of West Bengal

Abu (god)
Abu in Sumerian mythology was a minor god of plants. He was one of the eight deities born to relieve the illness of Enki.

Abu (volcano)
is the name of a group of shield volcanoes located on the coast of Japan on the southwest end of the island of Honshū. It is primarily based in the city of Hagi, Yamaguchi Prefecture.The group dates from 800,000 years ago and was active into the Holocene era

Abu Dhabi (emirate)
Abu Dhabi, officially the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, , is one of seven emirates that constitute the United Arab Emirates . It is the capital of UAE and is the largest emirate by area , and second-largest by population , accounting for approximately 86% of the total land area of the UAE

Abundance
Abundance may refer to:In science and technology:* Abundance , the opposite of scarcities* Abundance , growing food with plentiful resources that will not run out -- sunshine, CO2, and waste or brine water.

Abundance (ecology)
Abundance is an ecological concept referring to the relative representation of a species in a particular ecosystem. It is usually measured as the large number of individuals found per sample

Abundantius
Abundantius is the name of several Christian saints.-Abundantius of Putignano:This Abundantius died as a martyr. His relics are venerated at Putignano. His feast day is celebrated on March 22.-Abundantius of Fiesole:

Abundius (disambiguation)
Abundius was a saint and bishop of Como, Italy.Abundius is also the name of:*Abundius and Irenaeus , saints and martyrs*Abundius and Abundantius , saints martyred north of Rome in the Diocletian persecution

ABUS
ABUS is a German lock manufacturer founded in 1924, based in the town of Wetter in North Rhine-Westphalia. The name ABUS is an acronym for August Bremicker und Söhne KG.

Abuse
Abuse is the improper usage or treatment for a bad purpose, often to unfairly or improperly gain benefit. Abuse can come in many forms, such as: physical or verbal maltreatment, injury, sexual assault, violation, rape, unjust practices; wrongful practice or custom; offense; crime, or otherwise verbal aggression.-Abuse of authority:Abuse of authority, in the form of political

Abut
In property law, when two parcels abut it means they are adjacent to each other and against each others' borders.

Abutilon
Abutilon is a large genus of approximately 150 species of broadleaf evergreens in the mallow family, Malvaceae. The genus includes annuals, perennials, shrubs, and small trees from 1–10 m tall, and is found in the tropical and subtropical regions of all continents. The leaves are alternate, unlobed or palmately lobed with 3-7 lobes

Abutment
An abutment is, generally, the point where two structures or objects meet. This word comes from the verb abut, which means adjoin or having common boundary. An abutment is an engineering term that describes a structure located at the ends of a bridge, where the bridge slab adjoins the approaching roadway

Abutter
An abutter is a person whose property is adjacent to the property of another.In land use regulations, concerns of an abutter may be given special attention, being the one most likely to suffer specific harm from a hasty, uninformed decision

ABY
ABY is a three-letter acronym that may refer to:* Archbishop of York, a senior post in the Church of England* Aby, a village in Lincolnshire, England* After the Battle of Yavin, in Star Wars fiction

Aby
Aby is a village in the civil parish of Aby with Greenfield, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is approximately east of Lincoln, and south of Louth.

Abyss
-Sciences:* Abyssal plain, a flat area on the ocean floor* Abyssal zone, a deep extent of the sea* Abyssinia , various uses, including an old name for Ethiopia-Philosophy:* Abyss , is a bottomless depth

Abyss (alien)
Abyss is a fictional character in the Marvel UK comics' universe, a supervillain who has fought Nova and other Marvel cosmic entities. He is a predator and destroyer in the Realm of Nothingness Dimension, a para-demon who presumably travels from dimension to dimension, consuming everything there and moving on.-Origin:Most of Abyss' origins are unrevealed

Abyssal (Envy album)
Abyssal is an EP by the Japanese screamo band Envy. Abyssal likens itself with Insomniac Doze's more atmospheric sound. Recorded and mixed at Bazooka Higashinakano, Spring 2007.Mastered at Parasight Mastering.

Abyssinia
Abyssinia may refer to:* Ethiopia, the modern nation* Ethiopian Empire, a historical nation* SS Abyssinia, 1870 Canadian Pacific steamship* HMS Abyssinia , British armoured ship* Abyssinia * Abyssinia

Abyssinia (musical)
Abyssinia is a musical with music by Ted Kociolek, lyrics by James Racheff, and a book by both Racheff and Kociolek, based on the novel Marked by Fire, by Joyce Carol Thomas.- Productions :

Abyssinian
Abyssinian may refer to:* Abyssinian, Habesha people and things from parts of Ethiopia and Eritrea, formerly known as Abyssinia* Abyssinian , a cat breed* Abyssinian, a breed of guinea pig* The Abyssinians, a Jamaican roots reggae group

Abyssinian (horse)
The Abyssinian, also known as the Gala, is a light horse breed that originated in Ethiopia.- Characteristics :They generally stand around 13.3 hands high but show wide variability in coloration, size and conformation.

Accordion
The accordion is a box-shaped musical instrument of the bellows-driven free-reed aerophone family, sometimes referred to as a squeezebox. A person who plays the accordion is called an accordionist.

Accra Academy High School
The Accra Academy is the first private Academy to be established in the then Gold Coast now Ghana. The Academy is one of the foremost secondary educational institutions in Ghana today and currently operates as a non-denominational Day and Boarding Boys School, located at Bubuashie in the Greater Accra Region

Accuphase
Accuphase Laboratories, Inc. is a Japanese high-end audio equipment manufacturer founded by former Kenwood engineer Jiro Kasuga in late 1972. Kasuga was not happy with the views of Kenwood relating to the follower of their High-End Supreme 1 unit

Accuracy International Arctic Warfare
The Accuracy International Arctic Warfare rifle is a family of bolt-action sniper rifles designed and manufactured by the British company Accuracy International

Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War
, released in the PAL region as Ace Combat: Squadron Leader, is a semi-realistic flight combat video game for the PlayStation 2. Like other titles in Namco's Ace Combat series, Ace Combat 5 features gameplay that is a mix between arcade flight and authentic flight simulation

Ace in the Hole (Cole Porter song)
"Ace in the Hole" is a popular song composed by Cole Porter. The song was written expressly for Porter's musical Let's Face It! which debuted at New York City's Imperial Theatre on 29 October 1941. In the original production, "Ace in the Hole" was performed by Mary Jane Walsh and Nanette Fabray

Acer palmatum
Acer palmatum, called Japanese Maple or Smooth Japanese Maple is a species of woody plant native to Japan, North Korea, South Korea, China, eastern Mongolia, and southeast Russia. Many different cultivars of this maple have been selected and they are grown worldwide for their attractive leaf shapes and colors

Acetaldehyde
Acetaldehyde is an organic chemical compound with the formula CH3CHO or MeCHO. It is one of the most important aldehydes, occurring widely in nature and being produced on a large scale industrially. Acetaldehyde occurs naturally in coffee, bread, and ripe fruit, and is produced by plants as part of their normal metabolism

Acetaldehyde dehydrogenase
Acetaldehyde dehydrogenases are dehydrogenase enzymes which catalyze the conversion of acetaldehyde into acetic acid. The oxidation of acetaldehyde to acetate can be summarized as follows:

Acetamide
Acetamide is an organic compound with the formula CH3CONH2. It is the simplest amide derived from acetic acid. It finds some use as a plasticizer and as an industrial solvent

Acetic acid
Acetic acid is an organic compound with the chemical formula CH3CO2H . It is a colourless liquid that when undiluted is also called glacial acetic acid. Acetic acid is the main component of vinegar , and has a distinctive sour taste and pungent smell

Acetic anhydride
Acetic anhydride, or ethanoic anhydride, is the chemical compound with the formula 2O. Commonly abbreviated Ac2O, it is the simplest isolatable acid anhydride and is a widely used reagent in organic synthesis

Acetone
Acetone is the organic compound with the formula 2CO, a colorless, mobile, flammable liquid, the simplest example of the ketones.Acetone is miscible with water and serves as an important solvent in its own right, typically as the solvent of choice for cleaning purposes in the laboratory

Acetonitrile
Acetonitrile is the chemical compound with formula . This colourless liquid is the simplest organic nitrile. It is produced mainly as a byproduct of acrylonitrile manufacture

Acetyl chloride
Acetyl chloride, CH3COCl, also known as ethanoyl chloride or acyl chloride, is an acid chloride derived from acetic acid. It belongs to the class of organic compounds called acyl halides. It is a colorless liquid. Acetyl chloride does not exist in nature, because contact with water would hydrolyze it into acetic acid and hydrogen chloride

Acetylacetone
Acetylacetone is an organic compound that famously exists in two tautomeric forms that rapidly interconvert. The less stable tautomer is a diketone formally named pentane-2,4-dione. The more common tautomer is the enol form. The pair of tautomers rapidly interconvert and are treated as a single compound in most applications

Acetylated distarch adipate
Acetylated distarch adipate , is a starch that is treated with acetic anhydride and adipic acid anhydride to resist high temperatures. It is used in foods as a bulking agent, stabilizer and a thickener.

Acetylcholine
The chemical compound acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter in both the peripheral nervous system and central nervous system in many organisms including humans

Acetyldihydrocodeine
Acetyldihydrocodeine is an opiate derivative discovered in Germany in 1914 and was used as as a cough suppressant and analgesic. It is not commonly used, but has activity similar to other opiates

Acetylene
Acetylene is the chemical compound with the formula C2H2. It is a hydrocarbon and the simplest alkyne. This colorless gas is widely used as a fuel and a chemical building block. It is unstable in pure form and thus is usually handled as a solution.As an alkyne, acetylene is unsaturated because its two carbon atoms are bonded together in a triple bond

Achacachi Municipality
Achacachi Municipality is one of five municipalities of the Omasuyos Province in the La Paz Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Achacachi.The municipality is situated in the northern Altiplano of the Bolivian Andes region on the eastern shore of Lake Titicaca bordered to the north by the Larecaja Province, to the east by the Los Andes Province, to the south-west by the Huarina

Achaemenid Empire
The Achaemenid Empire , sometimes known as First Persian Empire and/or Persian Empire, was founded in the 6th century BCE by Cyrus the Great who overthrew the Median confederation

Achaemenid Empire
The Achaemenid Empire , sometimes known as First Persian Empire and/or Persian Empire, was founded in the 6th century BCE by Cyrus the Great who overthrew the Median confederation

Achakzai
Achakzai are Durrani primarily found in southern Afghanistan and northern regions of Balochistan Province, Pakistan.-Demographics:Achakzais of Afghanistan are mainly located in Spin Boldak, Reg, Kandahar, Helmand, Oruzgan and Herat

Acharya Shree Rakeshprasadji Maharaj
Sanatan Dharma Dhurandar Acharya Maharaj Shree 1008 Rakeshprasadji Maharaj is the current Acharya of the LaxmiNarayan Dev Gadi of Swaminarayan Sampraday and the 9th Spiritual Successor of Bhagwan Swaminarayan in the South Diocese of the Swaminarayan

Achievement Medal
The Achievement Medal is a military decoration of the United States military. The Achievement Medal was first proposed as a means to recognize the contributions of junior officers and enlisted personnel who were not eligible to receive the higher Commendation Medal or the Meritorious Service Medal.Each military service issues its own version of the Achievement Medal, with a fifth version

Achill Island
Achill Island in County Mayo is the largest island off the coast of Ireland, and is situated off the west coast. It has a population of 2,700. Its area is . Achill is attached to the mainland by Michael Davitt Bridge, between the villages of Gob an Choire and Poll Raithní . A bridge was first completed here in 1887, and replaced by the current structure in 1949

Achille Starace
Achille Starace was a prominent leader of Fascist Italy prior to and during World War II.-Early life and career:Starace was born in Gallipoli in southern Italy near Lecce. He was son of a wine and oil merchant.

Achilles
In Greek mythology, Achilles was a Greek hero of the Trojan War, the central character and the greatest warrior of Homer's Iliad.Plato named Achilles the handsomest of the heroes assembled against Troy.

Achilles tendon
The Achilles tendon , also known as the calcaneal tendon or the tendo calcaneus, is a tendon of the posterior leg. It serves to attach the plantaris, gastrocnemius and soleus muscles to the calcaneus bone.- Anatomy :The Achilles is the tendonous extension of 3 muscles in the lower leg: gastrocnemius and soleus

Achiote
Achiote is a shrub or small tree from the tropical region of the Americas. The name derives from the Nahuatl word for the shrub, achiotl. It is also known as Aploppas, and its original Tupi name urucu. It is cultivated there and in Southeast Asia, where it was introduced by the Spanish in the 17th century

Achondroplasia
Achondroplasia dwarfism occurs as a sporadic mutation in approximately 85% of cases or may be inherited in an autosomal dominant genetic disorder that is a common cause of dwarfism

Achyuta Deva Raya
Tuluva Achyuta Raya was a ruler of a Vijayanagara Empire of South India. He was the younger brother of Krishna Deva Raya, whom he succeeded in 1529. He patronised Kannada poet Chatu Vittalanatha and the great singer Purandaradasa and the Sanskrit scholar Rajanatha Dindima II. Upon his death, the succession was disputed

Acid
An acid is a substance which reacts with a base. Commonly, acids can be identified as tasting sour, reacting with metals such as calcium, and bases like sodium carbonate. Aqueous acids have a pH of less than 7, where an acid of lower pH is typically stronger, and turn blue litmus paper red

Acid rain
Acid rain is a rain or any other form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that it possesses elevated levels of hydrogen ions . It can have harmful effects on plants, aquatic animals, and infrastructure. Acid rain is caused by emissions of carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides which react with the water molecules in the atmosphere to produce acids

Acid throwing
Acid throwing is a form of violent assault.. It is defined as the act of throwing acid onto the body of a person "with the intention of injuring or disfiguring him out of jealousy or revenge"

Acid-fast
Acid-fastness is a physical property of certain bacteria, specifically their resistance to decolorization by acids during staining procedures.Acid-fast organisms are difficult to characterize using standard microbiological techniques Acid-fastness is a physical property of certain bacteria, specifically their resistance to decolorization by acids during staining procedures.Acid-fast organisms are difficult to characterize using standard microbiological techniques Acid-fastness is a physical property of certain bacteria, specifically their resistance to decolorization by acids during staining procedures.Acid-fast organisms are difficult to characterize using standard microbiological techniques (e.g

Acidity function
An acidity function is a measure of the acidity of a medium or solvent system, usually expressed in terms of its ability to donate protons to a solute . The pH scale is by far the most commonly used acidity function, and is ideal for dilute aqueous solutions

Acidophile (histology)
An acidophile describes is a term used by histologists to describe a particular staining pattern of cells and tissues when using haematoxylin and eosin stains

Acinetobacter
Acinetobacter [asz−in−ée−toe–back−ter] is a genus of Gram-negative bacteria belonging to the Gammaproteobacteria. Acinetobacter species are non-motile and oxidase-negative, and occur in pairs under magnification.

Acinetobacter baumannii
Acinetobacter baumannii is a species of pathogenic bacteria, referred to as an aerobic gram-negative bacterium, that is resistant to most antibiotics. As a result of its resistance to drug treatment, some estimates state the disease is killing tens of thousands of U.S

Ackee
The ackee, also known as the vegetable brain, achee, akee apple or akee is a member of the Sapindaceae , native to tropical West Africa in Cameroon, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe, Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.It is related to the lychee

Ackermann steering geometry
Ackermann steering geometry is a geometric arrangement of linkages in the steering of a car or other vehicle designed to solve the problem of wheels on the inside and outside of a turn needing to trace out circles of different radius

Acme Brick
Acme Brick Company is an American manufacturer and distributor of brick and masonry-related construction products and materials. Founder, George E. Bennett , chartered the company in Alton, Illinois as the 'Acme Pressed Brick Company' on April 17, 1891

Acne vulgaris
Acne vulgaris is a common human skin disease, characterized by areas of skin with seborrhea , comedones , papules , pustules , Nodules and possibly scarring

Acoma Pueblo
Acoma Pueblo is a Native American pueblo approximately 60 miles west of Albuquerque, New Mexico in the United States. Three reservations make up Acoma Pueblo: Sky City , Acomita, and McCartys. The Acoma Pueblo tribe is a federally recognized tribal entity

Aconcagua
Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Americas at . It is located in the Andes mountain range, in the Argentine province of Mendoza and it lies west by north of its capital, the city of Mendoza. The summit is also located about 5 kilometres from San Juan Province and 15 kilometres from the international border with Chile

Aconitase
Aconitase is an enzyme that catalyses the stereo-specific isomerization of citrate to isocitrate via cis-aconitate in the tricarboxylic acid cycle, a non-redox-active process.- Function :

Acorn
The acorn, or oak nut, is the nut of the oaks and their close relatives . It usually contains a single seed , enclosed in a tough, leathery shell, and borne in a cup-shaped cupule. Acorns vary from 1–6 cm long and 0.8–4 cm broad

Acorn Archimedes
The Acorn Archimedes was Acorn Computers Ltd's first general purpose home computer to be based on their own ARM architecture.Using a RISC design with a 32-bit CPU, at its launch in June 1987, the Archimedes was stated as running at 4 MIPS, with a claim of 18 MIPS during tests.The name is commonly used to describe any of Acorn's contemporary designs based on the same architecture,

Acorn squash
Acorn squash , also called pepper squash or Des Moines squash, is a winter squash with distinctive longitudinal ridges and sweet, yellow-orange flesh

Acoustic guitar
An acoustic guitar is a guitar that uses only an acoustic sound board. The air in this cavity resonates with the vibrational modes of the string and at low frequencies, which depend on the size of the box, the chamber acts like a Helmholtz resonator, increasing or decreasing the volume of the sound again depending on whether the air in the box is moving in phase or out of phase with the

Acoustic neuroma
A vestibular schwannoma, often called an acoustic neuroma, is a benign primary intracranial tumor of the myelin-forming cells of the vestibulocochlear nerve . The term "vestibular schwannoma" involves the vestibular portion of the 8th cranial nerve and arises from Schwann cells, which are responsible for the myelin sheath in the peripheral nervous system

Acoustic resonance
Acoustic resonance is the tendency of an acoustic system to absorb more energy when it is forced or driven at a frequency that matches one of its own natural frequencies of vibration than it does at other frequencies.

Acoustical engineering
Acoustical engineering is the branch of engineering dealing with sound and vibration. It is the application of acoustics, the science of sound and vibration, in technology. Acoustical engineers are typically concerned with the manipulation and control of sound.

Acoustics
Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including vibration, sound, ultrasound and infrasound. A scientist who works in the field of acoustics is an acoustician while someone working in the field of acoustics technology may be called an acoustical engineer

Acquittal
In the common law tradition, an acquittal formally certifies the accused is free from the charge of an offense, as far as the criminal law is concerned. This is so even where the prosecution is abandoned nolle prosequi

Acre
The acre is a unit of area in a number of different systems, including the imperial and U.S. customary systems. The most commonly used acres today are the international acre and, in the United States, the survey acre. The most common use of the acre is to measure tracts of land.The acre is related to the square mile, with 640 acres making up one square mile

Acridine
Acridine, C13H9N, is an organic compound and a nitrogen heterocycle. Acridine is also used to describe compounds containing the C13N tricycle.

Acrobatics
Acrobatics is the performance of extraordinary feats of balance, agility and motor coordination. It can be found in many of the performing arts, as well as many sports

Acrolein
Acrolein is the simplest unsaturated aldehyde. It is produced widely but is most often immediately reacted with other products due to its instability and toxicity

Acropolis
Acropolis means "high city" in Greek, literally city on the extremity and is usually translated into English as Citadel . For purposes of defense, early people naturally chose elevated ground to build a new settlement, frequently a hill with precipitous sides

Acropora
Acropora is a genus of scleractinian coral in the Phylum Cnidaria. Some of its species are known as table coral, elkhorn coral and staghorn coral. There are currently 149 described species

Across the Bridge
Across the Bridge is a short story by Graham Greene.The story is told first-person by an unnamed narrator who reveals little about himself, other than that he is a wandering stranger stranded in a small Mexican border village. The narrator is fascinated by Joseph Calloway, a famous con-man believed to be extremely wealthy, who is in the Mexican village on the run from the law

Acrostic
An acrostic is a poem or other form of writing in which the first letter, syllable or word of each line, paragraph or other recurring feature in the text spells out a word or a message. As a form of constrained writing, an acrostic can be used as a mnemonic device to aid memory retrieval. A famous acrostic was made in Greek for the acclamation JESUS CHRIST, GOD'S SON, SAVIOUR