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Maureen is a female given name, . Anglicized form of Máirín, a pet form of Máire, which is the Irish cognate of Mary. It is a variant of Mary, and may be a feminine form of Maurice, also Mauicel, Mauricel, Maricel, Maui along with Maurissa and Maurisa.

Maurice (Shelley)
Maurice, or the Fisher's Cot is a children's story by the Romantic writer Mary Shelley. Written in 1820 for Laurette Tighe, a daughter of friends of Percy and Mary Shelley, Mary Shelley tried to have it published by her father, William Godwin, but he refused

Mauritanian may refer to:* Something of, from, or related to Mauritania, a country in northwest Africa.* A person from Mauritania, or of Mauritanian descent. For information about the Mauritanian people, see Demographics of Mauritania.

Mauritian may refer to:* Something of, from, or related to Mauritius, an island nation off the coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean, about 900 kilometres east of Madagascar

Mauritius (play)
Mauritius is a play on Broadway which opened on October 4, 2007 at the Biltmore Theatre and closed November 25, 2007. Written by Pulitzer Prize for Drama-nominee Theresa Rebeck, it is her Broadway debut. It is about two sisters who inherit a stamp collection which might be worth a fortune. Many of the characters try to out con each other in the attempt to reap possible rewards

Maurizio is an Italian masculine given name, derived from the Roman name Mauritius. Mauritius is a derivative of Maurus, meaning dark-skinned, Moorish.-Art and music:* Maurizio Arcieri , singer

A mausoleum is an external free-standing building constructed as a monument enclosing the interment space or burial chamber of a deceased person or persons. A monument without the interment is a cenotaph. A mausoleum may be considered a type of tomb or the tomb may be considered to be within the mausoleum

Mauve is a pale lavender-lilac color, one of many in the range of purples. The color mauve is named after the mallow flower.

Mauve (disambiguation)
Mauve is a color.Mauve may also refer to:* Mauve * Anton Mauve , Dutch painter* Perkin's mauve, a dye* Mauve Decade

Mauve (Fabergé egg)
The Mauve egg is a jewelled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé in 1898, for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented it to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna on April 18, 1897.

Mauves is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.-Population:-References:*

Maux is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.-Demographics:At the 1999 census, the population was 148. On 1 January 2004, the estimate was 146.-References:*

A maven is a trusted expert in a particular field, who seeks to pass knowledge on to others. The word maven comes from Hebrew, via Yiddish, and means one who understands, based on an accumulation of knowledge.-History:

Maverick or Maverik may refer to:* Maverick , an unbranded range animal, derived from U.S. cattleman Samuel Maverick - Computers :* MaverickCrunch, a floating point math coprocessor core intended for digital audio

Maverick (album)
Maverick is the fifth album by the band George Thorogood & The Destroyers. It was released in 1985, and was produced by Terry Manning.-Track listing:# "Gear Jammer" – 4:39# "I Drink Alone" – 4:35

Maverick (book)
Maverick : The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace by Ricardo Semler Maverick is essentially the autobiography of a business as well as a businessman, Ricardo Semler, Chairman of Semco, one of Brazil’s largest conglomerates

Maverick (Dark Horse)
Maverick is a now-defunct imprint of Dark Horse Comics, created in 1999 by editor Diana Schutz for creator-owned works, to "provid[e] a home for creator-owned properties — providing a certain identity to those creator-owned labors of love that distinguishes them from Dark Horse's licensed books." The imprint, Dark Horse's second attempt at a creator-owned imprint was

Maverick (entertainment company)
Maverick, is an entertainment company founded by Madonna, Frederick DeMann and Ronnie Dashev in April 1992. It is owned and operated by Warner Music Group.-History:

Maverick (pinball)
Maverick is a pinball machine produced initially by Data East Pinball, and then by Sega Pinball. It is based on the motion picture of the same name. It was the first pinball machine to use a bigger DMD and the last pinball machine produced by Data East.

Maverick (song)
"MaVERiCK" is a single released by D'espairsRay on February 12, 2003. It was re-released on March 26, 2003, coming in a DVD-case rather than a normal jewel case

Mavi may refer to:* Gujjar clan- Mavi * A Turkish clothing company - Mavi * Greek initials for Northern Epirus Liberation Front, a resistance group in World War II and an extremist organization of the 1980s and 1990s.

Mavis (DC Comics)
Mavis is the name of two fictional characters who first appeared in the DC Comics' universe. In the Golden Age Wonder Woman series, the first character served as a Nazi provocateur

-Biology:* The stomach or mouth, usually of an animal* A fish's gas bladder * Abomasum, the fourth stomach of a ruminant-Games:* Maw , a card game*The Maw *The final level of Halo: Combat Evolved

MAW may refer to:* Malawi, a republic in southeast Africa* Make-a-Wish Foundation* Marine Aircraft Wing* Masters at Work, the house music producers "Little" Louie Vega and Kenny "Dope" Gonzales* Maximum allowable weight* Medium anti-tank weapon

Mawk can refer to:*Mike's AWK, an interpreter for the AWK programming language*Mark "Mawk" Young, the bassist for the band Hed PE

Max, originally an abbreviation of "Maximilian" may refer to:-Surname:*Adolphe Max, Belgian politician*Gabriel von Max, Austrian painter*Peter Max, American artist*Tucker Max, American author-Fictional characters:

Max (book)
Max is a children's book by Bob Graham. In 2000 it won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Award.

Max (cigarette)
Max, introduced in 1975, was a brand of 120mm cigarettes produced by the Lorillard Tobacco Company of Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. The brand was discontinued in summer 2010.

Max (Comet Man)
Max is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe. He is an alien, a member of the extraterrestrial race known as the Fortisquains, created by the Beyonders.-Publication history:

MAX (gene)
Protein max also known as myc-associated factor X is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MAX gene.- Function :Protein max is a member of the basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper family of transcription factors. It is able to form homodimers and heterodimers with other family members, which include Mad, Mxl1 and Myc

Max (novel)
Max is a novel by Howard Fast. It is about the life of Max Britsky, a poor Jewish kid who grows up to be an entrepreneur during the infancy of the motion picture business. He eventually becomes one of the first major studio owners and one of the richest people in America. Though a shrewd businessman, his people skills leave much to be desired

Max is the name of a bus rapid transit line operated by Utah Transit Authority that opened on July 14, 2008. Max has service improvements that differ from regular bus service, such as signal priority, increased spacing between stops, high frequency service and improved stops

Max and Ruby
Max and Ruby is a Canadian animated series that debuted in 2002 that is aimed at a preschool audience. Created by children's book author/illustrator Rosemary Wells and based on the world of her Max and Ruby books, the episodes present stories about Max, a rambunctious and determined three-year-old rabbit, and his big sister, Ruby, a patient,

Maxed Out
Maxed Out: Hard Times, Easy Credit and the Era of Predatory Lenders is an independent feature-length documentary film and book that chronicles abusive practices in the credit card industry.

- People :Given name* Maxi Biancucchi , an Argentine footballer who plays for Flamengo* Maxi López , an Argentinian footballer who plays in Europe* Maxi Rodríguez , an Argentine footballer who plays for Liverpool FC

Maxi (singer)
Maxi is an Irish radio disc-jockey and producer; actor, journalist, and singer. Her real name is Irene McCoubrey. She was nicknamed Maxi in school because of the McC letters in her name. She came to fame as part of the popular girl band, Maxi, Dick and Twink, in Ireland in the late 1960s.She grew up in Dublin's Harold's Cross

The maxilla is a fusion of two bones along the palatal fissure that form the upper jaw. This is similar to the mandible , which is also a fusion of two halves at the mental symphysis. Sometimes The maxilla (plural: maxillae) is a fusion of two bones along the palatal fissure that form the upper jaw. This is similar to the mandible (lower jaw), which is also a fusion of two halves at the mental symphysis. Sometimes The maxilla (plural: maxillae) is a fusion of two bones along the palatal fissure that form the upper jaw. This is similar to the mandible (lower jaw), which is also a fusion of two halves at the mental symphysis. Sometimes (e.g

Maxilla (arthropod)
In arthropods, the maxillae are paired structures present on the head as mouthparts in members of the clade Mandibulata, used for tasting and manipulating food. Embryologically, the maxillae are derived from the 4th and 5th segment of the head and the maxillary palps; segmented appendages extending from the base of the maxilla represent the former leg of those respective segments

Maxim may refer to:*Maxim , a principle that an individual uses in making a decision*Maxim , a type of aphorism*Legal maxim, certain guiding principles of law and jurisprudencePeople:*Maxim *Maxim

Maxim (given name)
Maxim , sometimes romanized as Maksim, Maksym or Maksum, is a male first name of Roman origin which is relatively common in Slavic-speaking countries, mainly in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. According to the register of the General Directorate of Moscow, "Maxim" was the second most popular male name for children born in Moscow

Maxim (surname)
People named Maxim include;* Hiram Percy Maxim , founder of the American Radio Relay League* Hiram Stevens Maxim , inventor and firearm designer* Joey Maxim , American boxer and one-time Light Heavyweight champion of the world

Maximization or maximisation can refer to:* Maximization in the sense of exaggeration* Entropy maximization* Maximization ** Profit maximization** Utility maximization problem** Budget-maximizing model** Shareholder value maximization

Maximum (Murat Boz album)
"Maximum" is the debut album of Turkish R&B singer Murat Boz. The album has only one officially released single, Aşkı Bulamam Ben, however music videos for the songs Maximum and "Püf" have been made but have not been released as physical singles.-Singles:

Maximum (song)
"Maximum" is the second single from Turkish singer Murat Boz. The song is from the album Maximum, which produced the previous hit "Aşkı Bulamam Ben". The song is currently the most successful song of Murat Boz's career charting on the European top 100 chart at 99

-People:* Maxine Waters* Maxine Hong Kingston* Maxine Kumin* Maxine Sullivan* Maxine Nightingale* Maxine Peake* Maxine McKew* Maxine Audley* Karlee Pérez, a professional wrestler who competes for World Wrestling Entertainment under the ring name Maxine

-People:* Maxwell , Grammy winning R&B/neo-soul singer* Maxwell Cabelino Andrade , a Brazilian footballer who plays for Spanish La Liga club FC Barcelona

Maxwell (film)
Maxwell is a 2007 drama about Robert Maxwell, starring David Suchet as Maxwell and Patricia Hodge as his wife Betty. It was written by Craig Warner and directed by Colin Barr. Maxwell aired on BBC2. Suchet was later awarded an International Emmy for his performance.

Maxwell's demon
In the philosophy of thermal and statistical physics, Maxwell's demon is a thought experiment created by the Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell to "show that the Second Law of Thermodynamics has only a statistical certainty." It demonstrates Maxwell's point by hypothetically describing how to violate the Second Law: A container is divided into two parts by an insulated wall, with a

May is the fifth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and one of seven months with the length of 31 days.May is a month of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere and spring in the Northern Hemisphere

May is a Korean singer, well known in South Korea for singing the song "Miracle". She speaks Korean, Japanese, and English.

May (B'z song)
"May" is the twenty-eighth single by B'z, released on May 24, 2000. This song is one of B'z many number-one singles in Oricon chart.-External links:*

May (Hampshire cricketer)
May was an English professional cricketer who made 4 known appearances in major cricket matches from 1797 to 1798.-External sources:*

May Day
May Day on May 1 is an ancient northern hemisphere spring festival and usually a public holiday; it is also a traditional spring holiday in many cultures.

May Day (Matthew Ryan album)
May Day is Matthew Ryan's debut album. It was released in 1997 on A&M Records.-Track listing:All words and music by Matthew Ryan, except where noted.#"Guilty" – 4:53#"Watch Your Step" – 4:41#"Irrelevant" – 4:01#"The Dead Girl" – 3:46

May Day (play)
May Day is an early seventeenth-century stage play, a comedy written by George Chapman that was first published in 1611.May Day enters the historical record when it was printed in a quarto edition by the stationer John Browne. This was the sole edition of the play prior to the nineteenth century

-Peoples, languages, numerical systems:* The Maya peoples, peoples of southern Mexico and northern Central America** Maya civilization, their historical civilization** Mayan languages, the family of languages spoken by the Maya

Maya (film)
Maya is the coming of age story of a young girl in a South Indian village. Starring Nitya Shetty, Mita Vashisht, Anant Nag, Nikhil Yadav; the plot centers around an abusive religious ritual practiced in some villages in Southern India, when a young girl has her first period

Maya (given name)
Maya is a feminine name with multiple meanings. In Hindu philosophy, Māyā means "illusion" and in Hindu mythology, it is also an alternate name of the Hindu goddess Durga. According to tradition, Queen Māyā of Sakya was also the name of the mother of Siddartha Gautama, the Buddha

Mayak (disambiguation)
Mayak may refer to one of the following*Radio Mayak, a Soviet/Russian radio station*Mayak, a nuclear fuel reprocessing plant*Mayak, Azerbaijan , places in Azerbaijan*Maiac, an urban settlement in Transnistria

The adjective Mayan is sometimes used to refer to the indigenous peoples of southeastern Mexico and parts of Central America, such as Guatemala; their culture, language, and history

Maybe may refer to:-Music:* Maybe, a song written in 1926 by George and Ira Gershwin, from the musical Oh, Kay!* "Maybe" , a 1935 song by Allan Flynn and Frank Madden, performed by The Ink Spots, Dinah Shore and others

Maybe (1935 song)
"Maybe" is a popular song. It was written by Allan Flynn and Frank Madden and published in 1935.-Recordings in 1940:The first version to chart was recorded on June 11, 1940 by the Ink Spots and released by Decca Records as catalog number 3258B, with the flip side "Whispering Grass". The recording reached #2 on the chart that year

Maybe (Enrique Iglesias song)
"Maybe" is a pop song written by Kara DioGuardi, Enrique Iglesias, Steve Morales and David Siegel for Iglesias' 2001 album Escape. Iglesias stated in many interviews that the song was his favorite track from the album Escape. In 2002, the album was reissued with two new tracks, one of which was a reworking of the song dubbed the "Mark Taylor Mix"

Maybe (Jay Sean song)
"Maybe" is the second single from Jay Sean's second album My Own Way. It was originally scheduled to be released on 7 April 2008 but was postponed

Maybe (N.E.R.D song)
"Maybe" is a single from N*E*R*D's album Fly or Die and was only released in the UK, where it reached #24. It has since been released in America after 2004. The song was featured in an iPod commercial which also promoted the song

Maybe (No Angels song)
"Maybe" is a pop-rock song performed by German pop group No Angels. It was written and composed by Pelle Ankarberg, Niclas Molinder, Maryann Morgan, and Joacim Persson and originally recorded by Norwegian singer Trine Rein, featuring strings by violinist Andreas Ljones

Maybe (Split Enz song)
"Maybe" was a single written by Tim Finn and Phil Judd and recorded by Split Enz in 1975 for the album Mental Notes. Bassist Mike Chunn did not play bass on this song, as he thought the song was too difficult. Producer David Russell ended up playing bass on the song

Sparta or Lacedaemon, was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece, situated on the banks of the River Eurotas in Laconia, in south-eastern Peloponnese. It emerged as a political entity around the 10th century BC, when the invading Dorians subjugated the local, non-Dorian population. From c

Spartacus (film)
Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast

Spartan Stadium (East Lansing)
Spartan Stadium opened in 1923 in East Lansing, Michigan, United States. It is primarily used for football, and is the home field of the Michigan State University Spartans

Sparviero class patrol boat
The Sparviero class is a Guided Missile Patrol Boat designed for and formerly used by the Italian Navy. The Japanese 1-go class missile boat is an updated version formerly used by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force . They are the fastest craft in Italian and Japanese naval history

Spatial network
A spatial network is a network of spatial elements. In physical space spatial networks are derived from maps of open space within the urban context or building. One might think of the 'space map' as being the negative image of the standard map, with the open space cut out of the background buildings or walls

The term spatula is used to refer to various small implements with a broad, flat, flexible blade used to mix, spread and lift materials including foods, drugs, plaster and paints

-Music:* Speak , the Hungarian rap artist and internet phenomenon famous for his anti-war video* Speak , the debut album by the actress Lindsay Lohan* Speak , a compilation album by No-Man

Speak (novel)
Speak is a 1999 novel by Laurie Halse Anderson about a girl named Melinda Sordino who is an outcast as a high school freshman. It was made into a film of the same name in 2004. The novel was a New York Times and Publishers Weekly bestseller

A speakeasy, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, is an establishment that illegally sells alcoholic beverages. Such establishments came into prominence in the United States during the period known as Prohibition

Speaker for the Dead
Speaker for the Dead is a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card and an indirect sequel to the novel Ender's Game. This book takes place around the year 5270, some 3,000 years after the events in Ender's Game

A spear is a pole weapon consisting of a shaft, usually of wood, with a pointed head.The head may be simply the sharpened end of the shaft itself, as is the case with bamboo spears, or it may be made of a more durable material fastened to the shaft, such as flint, obsidian, iron, steel or bronze.The most common design for hunting or combat spears since ancient times has incorporated

Special Action Force
The Special Action Force is the National Mobile Unit of the Philippine National Police. It is formed along the lines of the British Army Special Air Service, but with different recruitment and selection procedures

Special agent
Special agent is usually the title for a detective or investigator for a state, county, municipal, federal or tribal government. An agent is a worker for any federal agency, and a secret agent is one who works for an intelligence agency.

Special Air Service
Special Air Service or SAS is a corps of the British Army constituted on 31 May 1950. They are part of the United Kingdom Special Forces and have served as a model for the special forces of many other countries all over the world

Special Air Service of New Zealand
The New Zealand Special Air Service was formed on 7 July 1955 and is a special forces unit of the New Zealand Army modelled on the British Special Air Service . The New Zealand Government states that NZ SAS is the "premier combat unit of the New Zealand Defence Force". Its key roles are to undertake overseas missions and respond to domestic terrorist attacks

Special Boat Service
The Special Boat Service is the special forces unit of the British Royal Navy. Together with the Special Air Service, Special Reconnaissance Regiment and the Special Forces Support Group they form the United Kingdom Special Forces and come under joint control of the same Director Special Forces.The SBS can trace their origins to the Second World War, when they were formed as

Special Branch
Special Branch is a label customarily used to identify units responsible for matters of national security in British and Commonwealth police forces, as well as in the Royal Thai Police

Special forces
Special forces, or special operations forces are terms used to describe elite military tactical teams trained to perform high-risk dangerous missions that conventional units cannot perform

Special Investigation Branch
The Special Investigation Branch is the name given to the detective branches of all three British military police arms: the Royal Navy Police, Royal Military Police and Royal Air Force Police. It is most closely associated with the Royal Military Police, which has the largest SIB. SIB members usually operate in plain clothes, although they may wear uniform when serving overseas

Special K
Special K is a lightly toasted breakfast cereal manufactured by the Kellogg Company. The cereal was introduced to the United States in 1956. It is made primarily from rice and wheat.

Special Olympics
Special Olympics is the world's largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and competitions to more than 3.1 million athletes in 175 countries.

Special Operations Executive
The Special Operations Executive was a World War II organisation of the United Kingdom. It was officially formed by Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Minister of Economic Warfare Hugh Dalton on 22 July 1940, to conduct guerrilla warfare against the Axis powers and to instruct and aid local resistance movements

Special police
Special Police does not have a consistent international meaning. In many cases it will describe a police force or a unit within a police force whose duties and responsibilities are significantly different from other forces in the same country or significantly different from other police in the same force as described in the following sections

Special Reconnaissance Regiment
The Special Reconnaissance Regiment or SRR is a Special Forces regiment of the British Armed Forces. It was established on 6 April 2005 and is part of the United Kingdom Special Forces under command Director Special Forces, alongside the Special Air Service , Special Boat Service and the Special Forces Support Group .The SRR was formed to meet a demand for

Specialisation, is an important way to generate propositional knowledge, by applying general knowledge, such as the theory of gravity, to specific instances, such as "when I release this apple, it will fall to the floor"

Speciation is the evolutionary process by which new biological species arise. The biologist Orator F. Cook seems to have been the first to coin the term 'speciation' for the splitting of lineages or 'cladogenesis,' as opposed to 'anagenesis' or 'phyletic evolution' occurring within lineages

In biology, a species is one of the basic units of biological classification and a taxonomic rank. A species is often defined as a group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. While in many cases this definition is adequate, more precise or differing measures are often used, such as similarity of DNA, morphology or ecological niche

Spectacled Flying-fox
The Spectacled Flying Fox , is a megabat also known as the Spectacled Fruit Bat, lives in Australia's north-eastern west regions of Queensland

Spectacular Bid
Spectacular Bid was an American Thoroughbred race horse. "The Bid" as he was known was one of the most dominant gallopers of his time

Spectral line
A spectral line is a dark or bright line in an otherwise uniform and continuous spectrum, resulting from a deficiency or excess of photons in a narrow frequency range, compared with the nearby frequencies.- Types of line spectra :

Spectre M4
The Spectre is an Italian submachine gun that was produced by the SITES factory in Turin. It was designed by Roberto Teppa and Claudio Gritti in the mid-1980s. Production in Italy ceased in the year 1997, with the closure of SITES, but proceeded in very small numbers in Switzerland through Greco Sport S.A., a company founded by Gritti, until 2001

The spectrofluorometer is an instrument which takes advantage of fluorescent properties of some compounds in order to provide information regarding their concentration and chemical environment in a sample

A spectrogram is a time-varying spectral representation that shows how the spectral density of a signal varies with time. Also known as spectral waterfalls, sonograms, voiceprints, or voicegrams, spectrograms are used to identify phonetic sounds, to analyse the cries of animals; they were also used in many other fields including music,

A spectrometer is an instrument used to measure properties of light over a specific portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, typically used in spectroscopic analysis to identify materials. The variable measured is most often the light's intensity but could also, for instance, be the polarization state

In chemistry, spectrophotometry is the quantitative measurement of the reflection or transmission properties of a material as a function of wavelength

Spectroradiometers are designed to measure the spectral power distributions of illuminants. They operate almost like spectrophotometers in the visible region

Speech act
Speech Act is a technical term in linguistics and the philosophy of language. The contemporary use of the term goes back to John L. Austin's doctrine of locutionary, illocutionary, and perlocutionary acts

Speech recognition
Speech recognition converts spoken words to text. The term "voice recognition" is sometimes used to refer to recognition systems that must be trained to a particular speaker—as is the case for most desktop recognition software

Speech segmentation
Speech segmentation is the process of identifying the boundaries between words, syllables, or phonemes in spoken natural languages. The term applies both to the mental processes used by humans, and to artificial processes of natural language processing.

Speed bump
A speed bump is a speed-reducing feature of road design to slow traffic or reduce through traffic, via

SPEED Channel
Speed , is a cable and satellite television network broadcast to various parts of North America, but primarily the United States

Speed limit
Road speed limits are used in most countries to regulate the speed of road vehicles. Speed limits may define maximum , minimum or no speed limit and are normally indicated using a traffic sign

Speed of light
The speed of light in vacuum, usually denoted by c, is a physical constant important in many areas of physics. Its value is 299,792,458 metres per second, a figure that is exact since the length of the metre is defined from this constant and the international standard for time

Speed of sound
The speed of sound is the distance travelled during a unit of time by a sound wave propagating through an elastic medium. In dry air at , the speed of sound is . This is , or about one kilometer in three seconds or approximately one mile in five seconds.

Speed Racer
Speed Racer is an English adaptation name of the Japanese manga and anime, which centered on automobile racing. Mach GoGoGo was originally serialized in print form in Shueisha's 1958 Shōnen Book, and was released in tankōbon book form by Sun Wide Comics, re-released in Japan by Fusosha

A speeder is a maintenance of way motorized vehicle formerly used on railroads around the world by track inspectors and work crews to move quickly to and

A speedometer is a gauge that measures and displays the instantaneous speed of a land vehicle. Now universally fitted to motor vehicles, they started to be available as options in the 1900s, and as standard equipment from about 1910 onwards. Speedometers for other vehicles have specific names and use other means of sensing speed. For a boat, this is a pit log

SpeedStep is a trademark for a series of dynamic frequency scaling technologies built into some Intel microprocessors that allow the clock speed of the processor to be dynamically changed by software

Spelman College
Spelman College is a four-year liberal arts women's college located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The college is part of the Atlanta University Center academic consortium in Atlanta. Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, Spelman was the first historically black female institution of higher education to receive its collegiate charter in 1924

Spencer repeating rifle
The Spencer repeating rifle was a manually operated lever-action, repeating rifle fed from a tube magazine with cartridges. It was adopted by the Union Army, especially by the cavalry, during the American Civil War, but did not replace the standard issue muzzle-loading rifled muskets in use at the time

Spencer Tracy
Spencer Bonaventure Tracy was an American theatrical and film actor, who appeared in 75 films from 1930 to 1967. Tracy was one of the major stars of Hollywood's Golden Age, ranking among the top ten box office draws for almost every year from 1938 to 1951

Spencer Wells
Spencer Wells is a geneticist and anthropologist, an at the National Geographic Society, and Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of '56 Professor at Cornell University. He leads The Genographic Project.-Education:

The spermatophytes comprise those plants that produce seeds. They are a subset of the embryophytes or land plants

A spermatozoon is a motile sperm cell, or moving form of the haploid cell that is the male gamete. A spermatozoon joins an ovum to form a zygote

Spetsnaz, Specnaz tr: Voyska specialnogo naznacheniya; ) is an umbrella term for any special forces in Russian, literally "force of special purpose"

The SPG-9 Kopye is a Russian tripod-mounted man-portable, 73 millimetre calibre recoilless gun developed by the Soviet Union. It fires fin-stabilised, rocket-assisted HE and HEAT projectiles similar to those fired by the 73 mm 2A28 Grom low pressure gun of the BMP-1 vehicle

Sphagnum is a genus of between 151 and 350 species of mosses commonly called peat moss, due to its prevalence in peat bogs and mires. A distinction is made between sphagnum moss, the live moss growing on top of a peat bog on one hand, and sphagnum peat moss or sphagnum peat on the other, the latter being the decaying matter underneath

A sphere is a perfectly round geometrical object in three-dimensional space, such as the shape of a round ball. Like a circle in two dimensions, a perfect sphere is completely symmetrical around its center, with all points on the surface lying the same distance r from the center point

Sphere packing
In geometry, a sphere packing is an arrangement of non-overlapping spheres within a containing space. The spheres considered are usually all of identical size, and the space is usually three-dimensional Euclidean space

Spherical astronomy
Spherical astronomy or positional astronomy is the branch of astronomy that is used to determine the location of objects on the celestial sphere, as seen at a particular date, time, and location on the Earth. It relies on the mathematical methods of spherical geometry and the measurements of astrometry.This is the oldest branch of astronomy and dates back to antiquity

Spherical coordinate system
In mathematics, a spherical coordinate system is a coordinate system for three-dimensional space where the position of a point is specified by three numbers: the radial distance of that point from a fixed origin, its inclination angle measured from a fixed zenith direction, and the azimuth angle of its orthogonal projection on a reference plane that passes through the

Spherical Earth
The concept of a spherical Earth dates back to ancient Greek philosophy from around the 6th century BC, but remained a matter of philosophical speculation until the 3rd century BC when Hellenistic astronomy established the spherical shape of the earth as a physical given

Spherical geometry
Spherical geometry is the geometry of the two-dimensional surface of a sphere. It is an example of a geometry which is not Euclidean. Two practical applications of the principles of spherical geometry are to navigation and astronomy.

Spherical harmonics
In mathematics, spherical harmonics are the angular portion of a set of solutions to Laplace's equation. Represented in a system of spherical coordinates, Laplace's spherical harmonics Y_\ell^m are a specific set of spherical harmonics that forms an orthogonal system, first introduced by Pierre Simon de Laplace in 1782

A sphygmomanometer or blood pressure meter is a device used to measure blood pressure, comprising an inflatable cuff to restrict blood flow, and a mercury or mechanical manometer to measure the pressure. It is always used in conjunction with a means to determine at what pressure blood flow is just starting, and at what pressure it is unimpeded

Spica is the brightest star in the constellation Virgo, and the 15th brightest star in the nighttime sky. It is 260 light years distant from Earth

A spice is a dried seed, fruit, root, bark, or vegetative substance used in nutritionally insignificant quantities as a food additive for flavor, color, or as a preservative that kills harmful bacteria or prevents their growth. It may be used to flavour a dish or to hide other flavours

Spice and Wolf
is a Japanese light novel series written by Isuna Hasekura, with illustrations by Jū Ayakura. ASCII Media Works published 17 novels between February 2006 and July 2011 under their Dengeki Bunko imprint. ASCII Media Works reported that as of October 2008, over 2.2 million copies of the first nine novels have been sold in Japan

Spiddal is a village on the shore of Galway Bay in County Galway in Ireland. It is west of Galway city on the R336 road. Spiddal is on the eastern side of the county's Gaeltacht near Connemara, and is a tourist centre with a scenic beach, harbour, and shore fishing.-The village:The Mac Proinnséas shop is a combined newsagent's, grocery store, post