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Spagyric is a name given to the production of herbal medicines using alchemical procedures. These procedures involve fermentation, distillation and the extraction of mineral components from the ash of the plant

Spahis were light cavalry regiments of the French army recruited primarily from the indigenous populations of Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco. The modern French Army retains one regiment of Spahis as an armoured unit, with personnel now recruited in mainland France

Spain (Auden)
Spain is a poem by W. H. Auden written after his visit to the Spanish Civil War and widely regarded as one of the most important literary works to emerge from that war. It was written and published in 1937.

Spain (band)
Spain are an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1993, and led by Josh Haden. Originally comprising Haden, his sister Petra Haden and Evan Hartzell, their debut album The Blue Moods of Spain was released in September 1995

Spain (disambiguation)
Spain is a European country.Spain may also refer to:*Spain *the Spanish State, referring to the government of Spain under Francisco Franco*Spain , a 1990s American jazz-rock band

Spain (European Parliament constituency)
In European elections, Spain is a constituency of the European Parliament, currently represented by fifty-four MEPs. It covers the member state of Spain.-Current MEPs:As of September 2007-1987:

Spała is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Inowłódz, within Tomaszów Mazowiecki County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland. It lies on the Pilica River, approximately west of Inowłódz, east of Tomaszów Mazowiecki, and south-east of the regional capital Łódź. The village has a population of 400

Spalding (UK Parliament constituency)
Spalding was a county constituency in Lincolnshire, which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Spall are flakes of a material that are broken off a larger solid body and can be produced by a variety of mechanisms, including as a result of projectile impact, corrosion, weathering, cavitation, or excessive rolling pressure

Spalting is any form of wood coloration caused by fungi. Although primarily found in dead trees, spalting can also occur under stressed tree conditions or even in living trees

Spam may refer to:* Spam , a canned pork meat product* Spam , unsolicited or undesired electronic messages* E-mail spam, unsolicited or undesired email messages* "Spam" , a comedy sketch

The Saudi Payments Network is the only and major payment system in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It connects all ATM and point of sale terminals throughout the country to a central payment switch which in turn re-routes the financial transactions to the card issuer,

Span (category theory)
A span, in category theory, is a generalization of the notion of relation between two objects of a category. When the category has all pullbacks , spans can be considered as morphisms in a category of fractions.

Spandex or elastane is a synthetic fibre known for its exceptional elasticity. It is strong, but less durable than natural Latex, its major non-synthetic competitor. It is a polyurethane-polyurea copolymer that was co-invented in 1959 by chemists C. L. Sandquist and Joseph Shivers at DuPont's Benger Laboratory in Waynesboro, Virginia

A spandrel, less often spandril or splaundrel, is the space between two arches or between an arch and a rectangular enclosure.

Spandrel (biology)
In evolutionary biology, a Spandrel is a phenotypic characteristic that is a byproduct of the evolution of some other characteristic, rather than a direct product of adaptive selection.-Origin of Term:

Spangle may refer to:*Spangle , a small, thin, often circular piece of glittering metal or other material, used especially for decorating garments*Spangle, the aesthetic feature of visible crystallites on the surface of galvanized steel.

Spangles was a brand of boiled sweets, manufactured by Mars Ltd in the United Kingdom from 1950 to the early eighties. They were bought in a paper tube with individual sweets cellophane wrapped

Spania was a province of the Roman Empire from 552 until 624 in the south of the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands. It was a part of the conquests of Roman Emperor Justinian I in an effort to restore the western half of the Empire.

Spania (Despina Vandi song)
"Spania" is a platinum CD single by popular Greek artist Despina Vandi released in 1998 by Minos EMI. The single was totally composed by popular composer Phoebus

A spaniel is a type of gun dog. It is assumed spaniels originated from Spain as the word spaniel may be derived from Hispania or possibly from the French phrase "Chiens de l’Espagnol" . Spaniels were especially bred to flush game out of dense brush. By the late 17th century spaniels had become specialized into water and land breeds

Spanish (song)
"Spanish" is the fourth UK single from Craig David's second album Slicker Than Your Average. The song became his tenth top ten hit in the UK , peaking at number eight and spending six weeks inside the UK Top 75

Spanker can refer to:* One who administers a spanking* Spanker , a type of sail on a sailboat* Spanker , a famous 18th century famous thoroughbred race horse

Spanking refers to the act of striking the buttocks of another person to cause temporary pain without producing physical injury. It generally involves one person striking the buttocks of another person with an open hand. When an open hand is used, spanking is referred to in some countries as slapping or smacking

Spann may refer to:* Alexi Spann, American breaststroke swimmer* Antwain Spann, American football player* Gloria Carter Spann, sister of former American president Jimmy Carter* James Spann, American meteorologist

Spanner may refer to:* Spanner or wrench , a kind of hand tool* Spanner, brand of prostatic stent* Spanner , a type of screw drive that consists of two holes in the screw head and two pins on the tool

Spanner (Garmin program)
Spanner is a free program provided by Garmin for PCs running Windows 2000 or XP. It ‘translates’ live positional data from Garmin’s proprietary interface into NMEA 0183. Garmin’s proprietary interface data is only provided via USB whereas NMEA data is provided via serial port

Spanning may refer to:* Disc spanning, a feature of CD and DVD burning software* File spanning, the ability to package a single file or data stream into separate files of a specified size* Linear spanning, a concept in abstract algebra

In sailing, a spar is a pole of wood, metal or lightweight materials such as carbon fiber used on a sailing vessel. Spars of all types In sailing, a spar is a pole of wood, metal or lightweight materials such as carbon fiber used on a sailing vessel. Spars of all types In sailing, a spar is a pole of wood, metal or lightweight materials such as carbon fiber used on a sailing vessel. Spars of all types (e.g

Spar , trades from approximately 12400 stores in 34 countries worldwide and is the world's largest independent voluntary retail trading chain. Spar was founded in the Netherlands in 1932 by retailer Adriaan Van Well and now, through its affiliate organisations, operates through most European countries, parts of Africa, Asia and Australia

SPAR (platform)
A spar, named for logs used as buoys in shipping and moored in place vertically, is a type of floating oil platform typically used in very deep waters. Spar production platforms have been developed as an alternative to conventional platforms

Spar (tree)
A spar tree is the tree used as the highest anchor point in a high lead cable logging setup. The spar tree was selected based on height, location and especially strength and lack of rot in order to withstand the weight and pressure required. Once a spar tree was selected a climber would remove the tree's limbs and top the tree

Spare may refer to:*Spare *Austin Osman Spare*Spare part **Spare tire*Spare rib*Spare bus driver

Spare (bowling)
A spare is a term used in bowling to indicate that all of the pins have been knocked down after the second ball of a frame. The symbol for a spare is a slash mark .

Spare rib (disambiguation)
Spare rib may mean or refer to:*Spare ribs, the food.*Char siu, the more Cantonese cuisine version of spare ribs.*Spare Rib, a magazine in the United Kingdom.

Sparging (chemistry)
In chemistry, sparging, also known as gas flushing in metallurgy, is a technique which involves bubbling a chemically inert gas, such as nitrogen, argon, or helium, through a liquid. This can be used to remove dissolved gases In chemistry, sparging, also known as gas flushing in metallurgy, is a technique which involves bubbling a chemically inert gas, such as nitrogen, argon, or helium, through a liquid. This can be used to remove dissolved gases In chemistry, sparging, also known as gas flushing in metallurgy, is a technique which involves bubbling a chemically inert gas, such as nitrogen, argon, or helium, through a liquid. This can be used to remove dissolved gases (e.g

-Physical sparks:* Spark , a small glowing particle or ember* An electric spark, usually with a flash and a sharp noise-Computer science:* SPARK

Spark (cellular automaton)
In Conway's Game of Life and similar cellular automaton rules, a spark is a small collection of live cells that appears at the edge of some larger pattern such as a spaceship or oscillator, then quickly dies off.

Spark (horse)
Spark was part of the first pair English-bred Thoroughbred horses imported to the Province of Maryland in 1747 by Provincial Governor of Maryland, Samuel Ogle. Spark was given to Ogle by Lord Baltimore during Ogle's trip to England in 1740

Spark (magazine)
Spark is the official student newspaper of the Victorian College of the Arts Student Union. It is published four times per year and is free to all Victorian College of the Arts students.

Spark (radio show)
Spark is a Canadian radio talk show about technology and Internet-related topics. Hosted by Nora Young, the program made its CBC Radio One début on September 5, 2007. The show is also broadcast on Sirius Satellite Radio 159 and, since January 9, 2010, on Vermont Public Radio's network of stations in the United States

Spark (Thomas Leeb album)
Spark is Thomas Leeb's second available release and features nine instrumentals and one song with vocals.-Track listing:# "Albino"# "Oft Geht Bled"# "Spark"# "Jebuda"# "Proseta Se Jovka Kumanovka"# "Wuschel"# "Cycles"# "Jovanova Majka"

Sparkle may refer to:* Spark * Sparkle * Sparkle , a lemon-flavored soft drink* Sparkle, California, in Contra Costa County* Sparkle, a brand of paper towels owned by Georgia-Pacific

Sparkle (software)
Sparkle is a free Mac OS X software framework designed to simplify updating software for the end user of a program. Sparkle supports checking for updates via appcasting.-Programs:It is used in over 100 programs, such as:* Adium* AppZapper* Bookends

Sparkling wine
Sparkling wine is a wine with significant levels of carbon dioxide in it making it fizzy. The carbon dioxide may result from natural fermentation, either in a bottle, as with the méthode champenoise, in a large tank designed to withstand the pressures involved , or as a result of carbon dioxide injection.Sparkling wine is usually white or rosé but there

-People:*Sparks , people with Sparks as family name or given name*Sparks , a character in Enter the Matrix and The Matrix Revolutions-Places:United States*Sparks, Georgia*Sparks, Kansas*Sparks, Maryland*Sparks, Nebraska

Sparks (Amtrak station)
The Sparks Amtrak station is former a train station in Sparks, Nevada, United States once served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system.In May of 2009, the station was closed because of its proximity to Reno, NV

Sparks (EP)
Acoustic was a promo EP released by English rock band Coldplay in 2000. It consists of four tracks recorded by the band under the Parlophone label.-Track listing:#"Sparks" – 3:48#"Careful Where You Stand" – 4:44

The sparrows are a family of small passerine birds, Passeridae. They are also known as true sparrows, or Old World sparrows, names also used for a genus of the family, Passer

Sparrow (film)
Sparrow is a 2008 Hong Kong caper film produced and directed by Johnnie To. The film stars veteran Milkyway Image cast and crew alumni Simon Yam, Lam Ka-Tung, Law Wing-Cheong and Kenneth Cheung as a small gang of pickpockets, with each member being mysteriously approached by a beautiful Taiwanese woman with a hidden agenda.Sparrow remained in pre-production for

Sparrow (song)
Another song with the same name, written by Graham Lyle and Benny Gallagher, was recorded by McGuinness Flint and Mary Hopkin in the early 1970s.

-Birds:Sparrowhawk may refer to several species of small hawk in the genus Accipiter. These include:* Chestnut-flanked Sparrowhawk, A. castanilius* Collared Sparrowhawk, A. cirrocephalus

Sparrows (film)
Sparrows is a 1926 American silent film about a young woman who rescues a baby from kidnappers. The film starred and was produced by Mary Pickford.-Plot:

In computer science, Sparse is a tool designed to find possible coding faults in the Linux kernel. This static analysis tool differed from other such tools in that it was initially designed to flag constructs that were only likely to be of interest to kernel developers, e.g

Sparta (Athletic club)
Sparta Atletik is a Danish track and field club, and one of the leading clubs in Denmark.The club is known for winning the major part of the individual medals at the Danish championships, and having the most athletes represented on the different national teams.The most famous athlete ever to have represented Sparta is the former 800 metres record-holder Wilson Kipketer.-Other famous

Sparta (magazine)
ΣPARTA is a semiannual educational magazine dedicated to the ancient Spartan and Greek history, with a readership that mainly represent teachers, historians, re-enactors and other individuals interested in the history of ancient Greece.

A Spartan is a person from the Greek city Sparta or the ancient Greek city-state of the same name. In the latter context, the term "Spartan" in its most technical sense refers to a member of the Spartiate caste and under some usages also encompasses the class of mothakes, residents of Sparta who were free but did not enjoy full political rights.The proper noun "Spartan" can also

Spartan (apple)
The Spartan apple is an apple cultivar developed by Dr. R.C Palmer and introduced in 1936 from the Federal Agriculture Research Station in Summerland, British Columbia, now known as the Pacific Agri-food Research Centre - Summerland. The Spartan is notable for being the first new breed of apple produced from a formal scientific breeding program

Sparti (municipality)
Sparti is a municipality of Laconia, Greece. It lies at the site of ancient Sparta. The population in 2001 was 38,079, of whom 15,828 lived in the town itself.-History:

In medicine a spasm is a sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow organ, or a similarly sudden contraction of an orifice. It is sometimes accompanied by a sudden burst of pain, but is usually harmless and ceases after a few minutes

The word spastic is used differently depending on location which has led to some controversy and misunderstanding. Derived via Latin from the Greek spastikos , the word originally referred to a change in muscles affected by the medical condition spasticity, which is seen in spastic diplegia and many other forms of cerebral palsy and in terms such as

The human gene SPAST codes for the microtubule-severing protein of the same name, commonly known as spastin.-External Links:* -Further reading: