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Spendthrift
A spendthrift is someone who spends money prodigiously and who is extravagant and recklessly wasteful, often to a point where the spending climbs well beyond his or her means

Spendthrift (horse)
Spendthrift was a successful American Thoroughbred racehorse and an outstanding sire.-Breeding:

Spenser
Spenser is an alternative spelling of the British surname Spencer. It may refer to:Geographical places with the name Spenser:* Spenser Ecological District in New Zealand* Spenser Mountains, a range in the northern part of South Island, New Zealand

Sperata
Sperata is a genus of catfishes of the family Bagridae. It includes five species, S. acicularis, S. aor, S. aorella, S. sarwari, and S. seenghala.-Distribution:

Sperm
The term sperm is derived from the Greek word sperma and refers to the male reproductive cells. In the types of sexual reproduction known as anisogamy and oogamy, there is a marked difference in the size of the gametes with the smaller one being termed the "male" or sperm cell

Sperm (disambiguation)
Sperm commonly refers to:*Sperm , the male gamete involved in heterogamous sexual reproduction*Spermatozoon , a sperm cell propelled by a single flagellum, found in most animals*Semen , the bodily fluid containing spermatozoa

Sperm bank
A sperm bank, semen bank or cryobank is a facility that collects and stores human sperm mainly from sperm donors, primarily for the purpose of achieving pregnancies through third party reproduction, notably by artificial insemination

Sperm Whale
The sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus, is a marine mammal species, order Cetacea, a toothed whale having the largest brain of any animal. The name comes from the milky-white waxy substance, spermaceti, found in the animal's head. The sperm whale is the only living member of genus Physeter

Spermatocyte
A spermatocyte is a male gametocyte, derived from a spermatogonium, which is in the developmental stage of spermatogenesis during which meiosis occurs. It is located in the seminiferous tubules of the testis.-Spermatogenesis:

Spermatogenesis
Spermatogenesis is the process by which male primary germ cells undergo division, and produce a number of cells termed spermatogonia, from which the primary spermatocytes are derived. Each primary spermatocyte divides into two secondary spermatocytes, and each secondary spermatocyte into two spermatids or young spermatozoa

Spermicide
Spermicide is a contraceptive substance that eradicates sperm, inserted vaginally prior to intercourse to prevent pregnancy. As a contraceptive, spermicide may be used alone. However, the pregnancy rate experienced by couples using only spermicide is higher than that of couples using other methods

Sperner family
In combinatorics, a Sperner family , named in honor of Emanuel Sperner, is a set system in which no element is contained in another. Formally,

Spes (disambiguation)
Spes could refer to:* Short Pump Elementary School, an elementary school in Henrico County* Springfield Park Elementary School, an elementary school in Henrico County* Spes, the god of hope

Spets
Spets was a seven-part Russian TV series that aired on Ussuriysk T.V. It chronicled the day-to-day activities of a group of gangsters in a Far East Russian town. The shows writer, producer, director and star, Vitali Dyomochka, was a real life Russian mafia boss and the head of a Podstava group

SPEW
SPEW may refer to:*Socialist Party , a Trotskyist party active in England and Wales*Spam Prevention Early Warning System, an anonymous service*Spew, a short story by Neal Stephenson published in the anthology Hackers

SPF
SPF may refer to:In science* Sun protection factor, a laboratory measure of the effectiveness of sunscreen* Specific Pathogen Free, a term for laboratory animals known to be without pathogens

Sphagnaceae
The Sphagnaceae is a family of moss with only one living genus Sphagnum.

Sphagnales
The Sphagnales is an order of moss with only four living genera: Ambuchanania, Eosphagnum, Flatbergium, and Sphagnum.

Sphenoid
Sphenoid may refer to:* In anatomy, the sphenoid bone* In geometry, a tetrahedron with mirror symmetry

Sphenoid bone
The sphenoid bone is an unpaired bone situated at the base of the skull in front of the temporal bone and basilar part of the occipital bone.The sphenoid bone is one of the seven bones that articulate to form the orbit

Sphere of influence
In the field of international relations, a sphere of influence is a spatial region or conceptual division over which a state or organization has significant cultural, economic, military or political influence.

Sphere3
Sphere3 are a progressive rock / jazz fusion band from Great Britain.-Background:Originally formed in the 1990s, the band has been constantly evolving ever since. Starting out as a five-piece progressive rock band with vocals, they later became a fully instrumental ensemble playing many musical genres.Sphere3 have played extensively around the U.K. and Europe

Spheres (song)
"Spheres" is a classical digital-only single by Mike Oldfield from his album Music of the Spheres released on 3 March 2008 .- Demo version :

Spheroid
A spheroid, or ellipsoid of revolution is a quadric surface obtained by rotating an ellipse about one of its principal axes; in other words, an ellipsoid with two equal semi-diameters.

Sphincter
A sphincter is an anatomical structure, or a circular muscle, that normally maintains constriction of a natural body passage or orifice and which relaxes as required by normal physiological functioning

Sphingobacteria
The class Sphingobacteria is composed of a single order of environmental bacteria that are capable of producing sphingolipids.

Sphingobacteriales
The order Sphingobacteriales is composed of five families of environmental bacteria.

Sphinx
A sphinx is a mythical creature with a lion's body and a human head or a cat head.The sphinx, in Greek tradition, has the haunches of a lion, the wings of a great bird, and the face of a woman. She is mythicised as treacherous and merciless

Sphinx (Romania)
The Sphinx is a natural rock formation in the Bucegi Mountains in Romania. It is placed at an altitude of 2216 m, at a 10 minute walk from the Babele. The first photo of the Great Bucegi Sfinx was probably taken in about the year 1900. This photo was taken from a front position, not from a lateral one, as it appears in the usual pictures nowadays

Sphinx (search engine)
Sphinx is a free software search engine designed with indexing database content in mind. It currently supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, and ODBC-compliant databases as data sources natively. Other data sources can be indexed via pipe in a custom XML format

Sphyrna
Sphyrna is a genus of hammerhead sharks in the family Sphyrnidae. It currently consists of the following species:*Sphyrna corona S. Springer, 1940 *Sphyrna couardi Cadenat, 1951

Spic
Spic is an ethnic slur used in the United States for a person of Hispanic background.-Etymology:Some in the United States believe the word is a play on their pronunciation of the English "speak."

SPIC
Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Ltd., or SPIC, is an Indian company that makes petrochemicals. Its core competency is its fertilizer portfolio

Spic (disambiguation)
Spic, Spik or Špik may refer to:*Singapore Polytechnic Infocomm Club, a CCA in Singapore Polytechnic*Spic, an ethnic slur for a person of Latino/Hispanic descent

SPICA
SPICA S.p.A. was an Italian manufacturer of fuel injection systems.- History :The company was founded by Francesco Cassani in 1932. SPICA fuel injection systems were used in diesel and petrol engines.

SPICE
SPICE is a general-purpose, open source analog electronic circuit simulator.It is a powerful program that is used in integrated circuit and board-level design to check the integrity of circuit designs and to predict circuit behavior.- Introduction :Unlike board-level designs composed of discrete parts, it is not practical to

Spice (oceanography)
In oceanography the term spice refers to spatial variations in the temperature and salinity of seawater whose effects on density cancel each other. Such density compensated thermohaline variability is ubiquitous in the upper ocean.

Spicery
A spicery was the office in a medieval household responsible for spices, as well as the room in which the spices were kept. It was headed by a spicerer. The office was subordinated to the kitchen or the wardrobe, and only existed as a separate office in larger households. It was closely connected with other offices of the kitchen, such as the saucery and the scullery

Spicule (glass manufacture)
Spicules are tiny glass flakes which are formed during the manufacture of glass vials. A glass tube is extruded at a constant rate and a jet of water applied to the hot glass is used to cut the blank tube to length

Spider (band)
Spider were an American rock band from New York. They formed in 1977 and disbanded up in 1984. The band released two studio albums through Dreamland Records in the early 1980s, and scored a few moderate hit singles in the United States

Spider (utensil)
A spider is a type of skimmer used in Asian and Dutch cooking in the form of a wide shallow wire-mesh basket with a long handle, used for removing hot food from a liquid or skimming foam off when making broths

Spider web
A spider web, spiderweb, spider's web or cobweb is a device built by a spider out of proteinaceous spider silk extruded from its spinnerets.

Spider's Web (book)
Spider's Web is a novelization by Charles Osborne of the 1954 play of the same name by crime fiction writer Agatha Christie and was first published in the UK by HarperCollins in September 2000 and on November 11, 2000 in the US by St

Spider's Web (play)
Spider's Web is a 1954 play by crime writer Agatha Christie.-Background:Spider's Web was written at the request of its star, Margaret Lockwood, whose main body of work was in films and who had never appeared in a West End production aside from Peter Pan

Spider-Man (Atari 2600)
Spider-Man is an action video game released in 1982 by Parker Brothers for the Atari 2600. It was the first video game to feature Spider-Man.-Gameplay:

Spider-Man (pinball)
Released in June 2007, Stern Pinball developed a Spider-Man pinball machine that encompasses all three Spider-Man theatrical releases .-Game details:

Spider-Man (soundtrack)
Spider-Man: Original Motion Picture Score, based on the film Spider-Man, was released June 4, 2002. It features a score composed by Danny Elfman, which combines traditional orchestration, ethnic percussion and electronic elements

Spiders (System of a Down song)
"Spiders" is a song by System of a Down from their first album, also named System of a Down. The song was featured on the Scream 3 soundtrack.-Music:

Spiegel
Spiegel is German, Yiddish, and Dutch for "mirror". More specifically, it may refer to:* Der Spiegel , the weekly German magazine** Spiegel scandal, a 1962 German political scandal, named after the Der Spiegel magazine

Spiegel (song)
"Spiegel" is a song from German girl group 'Tic Tac Toe'. It was released as a single in December 2005 and entered the German Media Control single chart at number 9 and peaked at number 7. It has been one of their most successful singles up to date. This single along with 'Keine Ahnung' were the highlights of their new album "Comeback"

Spiegel (surname)
Spiegel is a surname of German origin. In German language Spiegel means mirror.Spiegel is an ancient German Christian surname. Family tradition says it was taken from a town or lake named Spiegel. There is a small community south of Munich named Spiegel

Spiel
Internationale Spieltage SPIEL, often called Essen after the city where it is held, is an annual four-day game trade fair held in October at the Messe Essen exhibition centre in Essen

Spielfeld
Spielfeld is a municipality in the district of Leibnitz in Styria, Austria. It was an Austria-Slovenia border crossing checkpoint until December 21 2007 when all immigration and customs checks ended after Slovenia joined the Schengen Area. The Slovene town opposite Spielfeld is Šentilj.

Spies (band)
Spies was a jazz fusion band consisting of Paul Freeman, Richard Hahn, Jon Crosse, Jay Anderson and David Witham.Their jazz fusion musical style is a blend of electronic, funk and rock.

Spies (Private Snafu)
Spies is part of the Private Snafu series of animated shorts produced by Warner Bros. during World War II. Released in 1943, the cartoon was directed by Chuck Jones and features the vocal talents of Mel Blanc.-Plot:

Spiff
A spiff or spiv is an immediate bonus for a sale. Typically, "spiffs" are paid, either by a manufacturer or employer, directly to a salesperson for selling a specific product.-Origin:

Spiff (disambiguation)
Spiff may refer to:* Spiff, a small, immediate bonus for a sale* XSPF , a data formatIn fiction:* Spaceman Spiff , a figment of Calvin's imagination in the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes

Spike
Spike may refer to:-Device to puncture or fasten:* Nail , especially one over ten inches long* Rail spike, or Screw spike used to construct railroad tracks* Tree spiking, making a tree dangerous to cut with a chainsaw

Spike (given name)
The following people or characters have the given name or nickname Spike:-Real people:* Spike Jones , American musician and satirist* Terence 'Spike' Milligan , Irish satirist, creator of the The Goon Show

Spike (MGM)
Spike and Tyke are fictional characters from the Tom and Jerry series, created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. Spike is a stern but occasionally dumb British bulldog who is particularly disapproving of cats, but a softie when it comes to mice, and later, his son Tyke