Quicksand is a colloid hydrogel consisting of fine granular matter , clay, and water.Water circulation underground can focus in an area with the optimal mixture of fine sands and other materials such as clay. The water moves up and then down slowly in a convection-like manner throughout a column of sand, and the sand remains a generally solid mass
Quicksand (2002 film)
Quicksand is a 2002 American-Indian action film that was released direct-to-video in March 2003 after a short initial run in theatres in Los Angeles in March 2002. The film stars Michael Dudikoff, Brooke Theiss, Richard Kind and Dan Hedaya. In UK the film was released on DVD in August 2003
Quicksand is a 2003 direct-to-video British-French-German co-produced action film starring Michael Keaton and Michael Caine. It was released in Germany, Finland, Sweden and Norway in 2003, in United States on March 16, 2004 and in the United Kingdom on November 1, 2004
Quicksilver is an archaic name for the element mercury. It may also refer to:Science and technology:* Quicksilver , a codename for the third revision of the Power Mac G4
Quicksilver is the sixth album by American psychedelic rock band Quicksilver Messenger Service. Released in November 1971, it was the first album without original members John Cipollina and David Freiberg. Nicky Hopkins had also left at this point to continue his successful journeyman career. Only Gary Duncan and Greg Elmore remained from the original quartet
"Quicksilver" is an avant-garde instrumental by Pink Floyd from their album Soundtrack from the Film More. It appeared in shortened form in the live suite The Man and the Journey, where it was entitled "Sleep". The studio album version of the piece runs 7 minutes 13 seconds, about 3 minutes longer than the Man and the Journey version
The quickstep is a light-hearted member of the standard ballroom dances. The movement of the dance is fast and powerfully flowing and sprinkled with syncopations. The upbeat melodies that quickstep is danced to make it suitable for both formal and informal events
Quid may refer to:* Pound sterling, British slang for £1 in currency* Euro , in Irish slang* Irish punt, Irish slang* Australian pound, Australian slang * Quid , a French encyclopedia
Quid pro quo
Quid pro quo most often means a more-or-less equal exchange or substitution of goods or services. English speakers often use the term to mean "a favour for a favour" and the phrases with almost identical meaning include: "give and take", "tit for tat", "this for that", and "you scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours"
Quid Pro Quo
Quid Pro Quo is a film written and directed by Carlos Brooks, starring Nick Stahl, Vera Farmiga, Pablo Schreiber, and Kate Burton. The film was released at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and scheduled for release on 13 June 2008.
In scholastic philosophy, quiddity was another term for the essence of an object, literally its "whatness," or "what it is." The term derives from the Latin word "quidditas," which was used by the medieval scholastics as a literal translation of the equivalent term in Aristotle's Greek.It describes properties that a particular substance shares with others of its kind
The Quide were a band of American Indians, friends of the Jumano, in the area around what is now Texas. In 1683, Juan Sabeata reported them as desiring missionaries. They are recorded as having lived three days' travel east of the mouth of the Concho River.
Quiesce is used to describe pausing or altering the state of running processes on a computer, particularly those that might modify information stored on disk during a backup, in order to guarantee a consistent and usable backup
Quiescence may refer to:*Quiescence search, in Game searching in artificial intelligence, a quiescent state is one in which a game is considered stable and unlikely to change drastically the next few plays
Quiet may refer to:* Silence, a relative or total lack of sound* Quietism * Quiet game, a children's "game" where children must stay quiet and still, on fear of punishment* QUIET, an astronomy experiment
QUIET is an astronomy experiment to study the polarization of the cosmic microwave background radiation. QUIET stands for Q/U Imaging ExperimenT. The Q/U in the name refers to the ability of the telescope to measure the Q and U Stokes parameters simultaneously
Quiet is a solo EP released by Jim Ward. It is the first time Ward has released an album of solo material, although he has released two solo songs on compilation discs. It was released November 6 by Ward's own Civil Defense League record label
Quiet (John Scofield album)
-Tracks:All compositions and arrangements by John Scofield, except "Away" which was composed and arranged by Steve Swallow#After The Fact#Tulle#Away With Words#Hold That Thought#Door #3#Bedside Manner#Rolf And The Gang#But For Love#Away-Personnel:
Quietly is the third studio album by the Atmospheric sludge metal band Mouth of the Architect."Generation of Ghosts" features vocals by Julie Christmas .-Track listing:# "Quietly" - 10:34
Titus Fulvius Iunius Quietus was a Roman usurper against Roman Emperor Gallienus.Quietus was the son of Fulvius Macrianus and a noblewoman, possibly named Iunia
Quietus (short story)
"Quietus" is a short story by Orson Scott Card. It appears in his short story collections Unaccompanied Sonata and Other Stories and Maps in a Mirror.-External links:*
The quiff is a hairstyle that combines the 1950s pompadour hairstyle, the 50s flattop, and sometimes a mohawk. The etymology of the word is uncertain but may derive from the French word "coiffe" which can mean either a hairstyle or, going further back, the mail knights wore over their heads and under their helmets
A quill pen is a writing implement made from a flight feather of a large bird. Quills were used for writing with ink before the invention of the dip pen, metal-nibbed pens, the fountain pen, and, eventually, the ballpoint pen
The Quintiq Logic Language is a high level object oriented programming language created by the Dutch software company Quintiq.This language is used in Quintiq applications to create logic for specific business cases to define the behavior of the model.The language is loosely based on a mixture of C++ and Pascal.-External links:*
Quillion may refer to:*Quillion, an example of an indefinite and fictitious number*Quillion, a fictional crystal from The Sword of Truth series which absorbs a person's magic-See also:
A quilt is a type of bed cover, traditionally composed of three layers of fiber: a woven cloth top, a layer of batting or wadding and a woven back, combined using the technique of quilting. “Quilting” refers to the technique of joining at least two fabric layers by stitches or ties
A quilt is a type of bedding.Quilt may also refer to:* Quilting, a sewing technique* Quilt Art, a visual fine art* Quilt , a query language that developed into XQuery* Quilt , a system for managing patches
Quilt is a software utility for managing a series of changes to the source code of any computer program. Such changes are often referred to as "patches" or "patch sets", and essentially Quilt takes N patches and turns them into a single patch
Quilter (investment management firm)
Quilter is a UK-based company with 18,000 clients and 300 staff based in the UK, Ireland and Channel Islands. Quilter provides discretionary, fee-based wealth advisory services to private clients.
Quilters is a musical with a book by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek, and lyrics and music by Barbara Damashek. It is about the lives of American pioneer women based on the book The Quilters:Women and Domestic Art by Patricia Cooper and Norma Bradley Allen. The show was originally developed and produced by the Denver Center Theater Company, Brockman Seawell, executive producer
The Quimera festival is an international art and cultural event that takes place in several locations of Metepec, Toluca. For example, Calvario o Santuario, la parroquia de San Juan Bautista y Santa María de Guadalupe, el antiguo Convento Franciscano, el Parque Juárez. It happens once a year, in October
Quin may refer to:* Dugall Quin, a character in the folk ballad Dugall Quin* Mr. Quin, a character in the short story collection The Mysterious Mr
Quinaldine or 2-methylquinoline is a simple derivative of a heterocyclic compound quinoline.Quinaldine has critical point at 787 K and 4.9 MPa and its refractive index is 1.8116.
A quinaria is a Roman unit of area, roughly equal to 4.2 square centimeters . Its primary use was to measure the cross-sectional area of pipes in Roman water distribution systems
The quince , or Cydonia oblonga, is the sole member of the genus Cydonia and native to warm-temperate southwest Asia in the Caucasus region
The Quince is the sole member of the genus Cydonia.Quince may also refer to:*The related Pseudocydonia sinensis, a plant native to China*The three flowering quinces of eastern Asia in the genus Chaenomeles
Quincy (Amtrak station)
The Quincy Amtrak station is a train station in Quincy, Illinois, United States served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. The station is one of the namesake stations of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad , but today serves as the western terminus of Amtrak's Illinois Zephyr and Carl Sandburg trains
Quincy was a New Wave/Power pop band from New Jersey.They released their first album on Columbia records in 1980 entitled "Quincy" and an EP in 1983 entitled "Don't Say No", using the band name Lulu Temple.
A quine is a computer program which takes no input and produces a copy of its own source code as its only output. The standard terms for these programs in the computability theory and computer science literature are self-replicating programs, self-reproducing programs, and self-copying programs.A quine is a fixed point of an execution environment, when the execution
Quine may refer to:* Willard Van Orman Quine, the philosopher* Quine , a program that produces its source code as output* Quine , people with the surname Quine* Quine–McCluskey algorithm, an algorithm used for logic minimization
Quinine is a natural white crystalline alkaloid having antipyretic , antimalarial, analgesic , anti-inflammatory properties and a bitter taste. It is a stereoisomer of quinidine which, unlike quinine, is an anti-arrhythmic
Quinoline Yellow (musician)
Luke Williams creates electronic music under the aliases Quinoline Yellow and Tatamax. He records for Skam Records and for his own label Uchelfa Recordings. The band name is borrowed from a pair of chemical compounds, one of which is Quinoline Yellow SS
A quinone is a class of organic compounds that are formally "derived from aromatic compounds [such as benzene or naphthalene] by conversion of an even number of –CH= groups into –C– groups with any necessary rearrangement of double bonds," resulting in "a fully conjugated cyclic dione structure." The class includes some heterocyclic compounds.The prototypical member of the class
Quinquagesima is the name used in the Western Church for the Sunday before Ash Wednesday. It was also called Quinquagesima Sunday, Quinquagesimae, Estomihi, or Shrove Sunday
Quins may refer to:Quins is the nickname of two rugby teams who play under the name Harlequins and play their home games at the Twickenham Stoop:*Harlequins Rugby League, a rugby league team*Harlequin F.C., a rugby union team
Quinta (Christian centre)
Quinta is a Christian centre in Shropshire, England. It is set in parkland on the edge of the hamlet of Quinta, which is at the north western edge of the village of Weston Rhyn
Quintal may refer to:* Quintal , a unit of mass* Quartal and quintal harmony in music* Quintal, Haute-Savoie, a commune of the Haute-Savoie département in France* Stéphane Quintal, NHL ice hockey player
Quintana Roo (company)
Quintana Roo is a company that produces products for triathlon, primarily bicycles and wetsuits. The company was founded in 1987 by Dan Empfield of Ironman fame and is owned by the American Bicycle Group, LLC
Quintana Roo (disambiguation)
Quintana Roo is a state of Mexico.Quintana Roo may also refer to:* Quintana Roo , a manufacturer of triathlon-specific bicycles and wetsuits* Andrés Quintana Roo , Mexican politician
Quintessence, literally fifth essence , can refer to:-Science:* Aether , the fifth classical element after earth, fire, water, and air
Quintessence: The Quality of Having It is a book by Betty Cornfeld and Owen Edwards, originally published in 1983 and reissued in 2001.In 1983 it was recommended by The New York Times as a potential Christmas present.
A quintet is a group containing five members.It is commonly associated with musical groups, such as a string quintet, or a group of five singers, but can be applied to any situation where five similar or related objects are considered a single unit.
A quintet is a group or formation of five members.Quintet may also refer to:* Quintet , a Japanese video game developer* Honda Quintet, a Honda Civic derived 5-door hatchback* Quintet , a 1979 film directed by Robert Altman
Quintet (NHK Educational)
Quintet is a TV program which is aired by NHK Educational in Japan.-About the show:The program offers witty interpretations of classical music for children. Programs feature puppets and a variety of music and cultural entertainment
Quinto may refer to:*Quinto , a barrio in the municipality of Ponce, Puerto Rico*Quinto, Switzerland, a municipality in the canton of Ticino*Quinto, Spain, a municipality in the province of Zaragoza*Quinto, Italy:
Quinzaine is an unrhymed verse of fifteen syllables. The word comes from the French word quinze, meaning fifteen. The syllables are distributed over three lines so that there are seven syllables in the first line, five in the second line, and three in the third line . The first line makes a statement. The next two lines ask a question relating to that statement.
Quipus or khipus were recording devices used in the Inca Empire and its predecessor societies in the Andean region. A quipu usually consisted of colored, spun, and plied thread or strings from llama or alpaca hair. It could also be made of cotton cords
Quirk or Quirks may refer to:* The Quirk, a literary magazine* "Quirks" , a song by Ultravox! from Ha!-Ha!-Ha!* 18376 Quirk, an asteroid* Quirk Books, a Pennsylvania-based publishing company
A quirt is a forked type of stock whip which usually has two falls at the end . Sometimes called a riding quirt, horse quirt, or a dog quirt.The falls on a quirt are made of leather, buffalo, or cow hide
Quisling is a term used in reference to fascist and collaborationist political parties and military and paramilitary forces in occupied Allied countries which collaborated with Axis occupiers in World War II, as well as for their members and other collaborators.- Etymology :The term was coined by the British newspaper The Times in an editorial published on 19 April 1940,
Quit may refer to:* Quit , an American pop-punk group* Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism * To quit smoking -See also:* "I Quit" match, a type of professional wrestling match* Resignation
San Francisco de Quito, most often called Quito , is the capital city of Ecuador in northwestern South America. It is located in north-central Ecuador in the Guayllabamba river basin, on the eastern slopes of Pichincha, an active stratovolcano in the Andes mountains
San Francisco de Quito may refer to:* San Francisco de Quito, the capital city of Ecuador and the seat of the Quito canton* Quito, an unincorporated community in Mississippi* Quito Square, a public square in Bucharest, Romania
Quitting is a 2001 Chinese drama film directed by Zhang Yang, starring and based on the true life story of Jia Hongsheng. Jia, an actor and former drug addict, battled his addiction to marijuana and heroin for five years from 1992 to 1997
A quiver is a container for arrows. Quivers have been traditionally made of leather, bark, wood, furs and other natural materials; modern quivers are often made of metal and plastic.
Quiver (Monk album)
Quiver is the debut album by Monk, released in 1997. It was Ric Hordinski's first release after leaving Over the Rhine in 1996.-Track listing:
Quixotic may refer to:* Quixotic, an adjective deriving from the novel Don Quixote* Quixotic, an album by Martina Topley-Bird* Quix*o*tic, a Washington D.C. based rock band* DJ Quixotic, a Los Angeles-based record producer
Quixotism is impracticality in pursuit of ideals, especially those ideals manifested by rash, lofty and romantic ideas or extravagantly chivalrous action. It also serves to describe an idealism without regard to practicality
A quiz is a form of game or mind sport in which the players attempt to answer questions correctly. In some countries, a quiz is also a brief assessment used in education and similar fields to measure growth in knowledge, abilities, and/or skills.Quizzes are usually scored in points and many quizzes are designed to determine a winner from a group of
Quo is a monthly Spanish-language magazine that informs about science through thinking and entertainment. It contains articles pertaining to health, sex, ecology, technology, nutrition, psychology and human life. Its content has the capability to answer all the basic doubts a person might have about the world they live in