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Towelhead
Towelhead is an ethnic slur for a person of Arab descent.Towelhead may also refer to:* Towelhead — a 2005 novel by Alicia Erian* Towelhead — a 2007 film by Alan Ball based on the above novel

Towelhead (film)
Towelhead is a 2007 black comedy film written and directed by Alan Ball and based on Alicia Erian's novel of the same name. The film made its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on September 8, 2007 under the name Nothing is Private

Tower
A tower is a tall structure, usually taller than it is wide, often by a significant margin. Towers are distinguished from masts by their lack of guy-wires.

Tower (surname)
Several people have been named Tower:* Charlemagne Tower , American lawyer, soldier, and capitalist* Charlemagne Tower, Jr. , American diplomat* Joan Tower , American composer of classical music

Tower (ward)
Tower is a ward of the City of London and is named from its propinquity to the Tower of London. The ward covers the area of the City that is closest to the Tower.

Tower block
A tower block, high-rise, apartment tower, office tower, apartment block, or block of flats, is a tall building or structure used as a residential and/or office building

Tower of Babel (M. C. Escher)
Tower of Babel is a 1928 woodcut by M. C. Escher. It depicts the Babylonians attempting to build a tower to reach God, a story that is recounted in Genesis 11:9. God frustrated their attempts by creating a confusion of languages so the builders could no longer understand each other and the work halted

Tower of London (1962 film)
Tower of London is a 1962 historical drama and horror film, starring Vincent Price and Michael Pate. The film is a remake of the 1939 film of the same name, starring Price, Basil Rathbone and Boris Karloff. Directed by Roger Corman, the film was produced by Edward Small Productions

Towering Inferno (video game)
Towering Inferno by US Games, is a video game for the Atari 2600 in which the user plays a fireman going through a burning skyscraper to save victims and put out the fires. On each floor of the building, the player must put out the flames and reach the panel that opens the doors to get back out. While doing so, there is a meter at the top showing how many people are on that floor

Towhead
A river island or river archipelago is any landmass or fluvial landform within a river.-Regional variations:* An islet is a very small island, which could be surrounded by a river.

Towhee
A towhee is any one of a number of species of birds in the genus Pipilo or Melozone within the family Emberizidae .

Town
A town is a human settlement larger than a village but smaller than a city. The size a settlement must be in order to be called a "town" varies considerably in different parts of the world, so that, for example, many American "small towns" seem to British people to be no more than villages, while many British "small towns" would qualify as cities in the United States.-Origin and

Town (Northern Uproar song)
"Town" is a song by Northern Uproar, released from their album Northern Uproar. It reached number 48 on the UK Singles Chart in 1996.

Town Hall (disambiguation)
Town Hall usually refers to a building housing a town government.Town Hall may also refer to:-Australia:* Sydney Town Hall** Town Hall railway station, a major railway station near the Sydney Town Hall-United States:

Town Hall (Lakeville, Massachusetts)
Town Hall is an historic town hall on Bedford Street in Lakeville, Massachusetts.The hall was built in 1856 and added to the National Historic Register in 1976.

Townes
- People :Given name* Townes Van Zandt , American singer songwriter** Townes Van Zandt , eponymous album** Townes , 2009 album by Steve Earle, dedicated to Townes Van ZandtSurname* Carol Lynn Townes, American gospel singer

Townie
Townie may refer to:*Townie, a term commonly used in university towns to refer to residents not affiliated with the university. It can also refer to a fraternity member who lives outside the fraternity building; e.g., in the college dorms or an apartment.

Towns
- People :* Anthony Towns , computer programmer* Charles B. Towns American an expert on alcoholism and drug addiction* Colin Towns , English composer

Township
The word township is used to refer to different kinds of settlements in different countries. Township is generally associated with an urban area. However there are many exceptions to this rule. In Australia, the United States, and Canada, they may be settlements too small to be considered urban

Towpath
A towpath is a road or trail on the bank of a river, canal, or other inland waterway. The purpose of a towpath is to allow a land vehicle, beasts of burden, or a team of human pullers to tow a boat, often a barge

Tox
Tox is a commune in the Haute-Corse department of France on the island of Corsica.-Population:-References:*

TOX
Thymocyte selection-associated high mobility group box protein TOX is a protein that in humans is encoded by the TOX gene.-Structure and function:

Toxic shock syndrome
Toxic shock syndrome is a potentially fatal illness caused by a bacterial toxin. Different bacterial toxins may cause toxic shock syndrome, depending on the situation. The causative bacteria include Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes

Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976
The Toxic Substances Control Act is a United States law, passed by the United States Congress in 1976, that regulates the introduction of new or already existing chemicals. It grandfathered most existing chemicals, in contrast to the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals legislation of the European Union

Toxic Waste (confectionery)
Toxic Waste is a line of sour candies sold in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Ireland. The toxic waste candy is packed in novelty drum containers, each holding 16 pieces of sour candy which come in five different flavors.- Flavors :

Toxicity
Toxicity is the degree to which a substance can damage a living or non-living organisms. Toxicity can refer to the effect on a whole organism, such as an animal, bacterium, or plant, as well as the effect on a substructure of the organism, such as a cell or an organ , such as the liver

Toxicology
Toxicology is a branch of biology, chemistry, and medicine concerned with the study of the adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms

Toxification
Toxification is the conversion of chemical compounds into more toxic forms. This conversion can take place in the body as well as in substrates such as soil or water

Toxin
A toxin is a poisonous substance produced within living cells or organisms; man-made substances created by artificial processes are thus excluded

Toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii. The parasite infects most genera of warm-blooded animals, including humans, but the primary host is the felid family. Animals are infected by eating infected meat, by ingestion of feces of a cat that has itself recently been infected, or by transmission from mother to fetus

Toy
A toy is any object that can be used for play. Toys are associated commonly with children and pets. Playing with toys is often thought to be an enjoyable means of training the young for life in human society. Different materials are used to make toys enjoyable and cuddly to both young and old

Toy (chewing gum)
Toy was a much liked chewing gum sold in Sweden.-History:Toy was created in 1934 by Marabou. In the 1960s and 1970s the chewing gum was an enormously popular in both Sweden and Norway and 600 - 700 tonnes of chewing gum were sold every year. Production was later taken over by Malaco who moved the manufacturing to Denmark

Toy (Faye Wong album)
Toy is a 1997 EP by Cantopop singer Faye Wong. It was released during her parental leave where she gave birth to her first child. The EP's cover's photo depicts Wong in her home in Beijing, China, having moved back there after several successful years based in Hong Kong.In 1996-97, the last year of her recording contract with Cinepoly Records, Wong recorded ten original songs

Toy (music group)
Toy is a one-man project band of Korean pop singer-songwriter and pianist Yoo Hee-yeol.- Career :Toy started as a duo of Yoo Hee-yeol and Yoon Jeong-oh and was named after their two initials 'Y', as in Two + Y = Toy.

Toy Soldiers (1984 film)
Toy Soldiers is a 1984 action film shot in Mexico which stars Jason Miller, Cleavon Little and Terri Garber. It was written and directed by David Andrew Fisher who wrote and directed Liar's Moon and produced Bat*21

TP (album)
TP is the debut album by NBA star, Tony Parker. The album was released in 2007 for Music One and was recorded only in the French language.-Track listing:#"Intro"- 1:36#"Balance-Toi"- 3:31#"On Dit Quoi?" feat. Eloquence- 3:30

Tph
TPH may refer to:*Walther TPH, a semi-automatic pistol made by the German arms manufacturer Walther.*Trains Per Hour , an abbreviation used to indicate train service/schedules for a particular railway station.*Tryptophan hydroxylase, an enzyme.

TPN
TPN may refer to:* Task-positive network, a sensory orienting system in the brain* Total parenteral nutrition* Tea Party Nation, a Conservative American political organization

Trabecula (mollusk)
Trabecula is a genus of very small sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs or micromolluscs in the family Pyramidellidae, the pyrams and their allies, and the subfamily Chrysallidinae, a large taxon of minute marine gastropods with an intorted protoconch.

Trace
-Mathematics:* Trace , of a square matrix or a linear transformation* Trace class, a certain set of operators in a Hilbert space* Trace operator, a restriction-to-boundary operator in a Sobolev space* Field trace, in field theory

TRACE
TRACE was a NASA space telescope designed to investigate the connections between fine-scale magnetic fields and the associated plasma structures on the Sun by providing high resolution images and observation of the solar photosphere and transition region to the corona

Trace (band)
Trace is a Dutch progressive rock band founded by Rick van der Linden after leaving Ekseption.- History :In 1973 after releasing their album entitled Trinity, the members of the band Ekseption asked Rick van der Linden to leave the band

Trace (Deconstruction)
Trace is one of the most important concepts in Derridian Deconstruction. In the 1960s, Derrida used this word in two of his early books, namely “Writing and Difference” and “Of Grammatology”

Trace (magazine)
TRACE is a quarterly, internationally-distributed magazine with the tagline, 'transcultural styles + ideas'. It focuses on urban culture, and has featured on its cover some of the most significant black artists and models of the last decade, including Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Biggie Smalls, Diddy, Iman, and Naomi Campbell - many of them before they were household names

Trace (psycholinguistics)
TRACE is a connectionist model of speech perception, proposed by James McClelland and Jeffrey Elman in 1986. TRACE was made into a working computer program for running perceptual simulations

Tracer
Tracer may refer to:* Histochemical tracer, a substance used for tracing purposes in histochemistry, the study of the composition of cells and tissues

TRACER (cosmic ray detector)
Transition Radiation Array for Cosmic Energetic Radiation is a balloon flown cosmic ray detector built and designed at the University of Chicago. The detector is designed to measure the energy spectra of cosmic ray nuclei with atomic numbers between five and twenty-six .-External links:* on the University of Chicago website;* Stratocat website ;

Tracer (Marvel Comics)
Tracer is a fictional character, a supervillain in the Marvel Comics Universe, in which he is an enemy of Spider-Man. His first appearance was in Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #1.-Fictional character biography:

Trachea
Trachea may refer to:* Vertebrate trachea, or windpipe, in terrestrial vertebrates, such as birds and mammals* Invertebrate trachea, in terrestrial invertebrates, such as insects and crustaceans* Vessel elements in plants

Tracheitis
Tracheitis is an inflammation of the trachea.Although the trachea is usually considered part of the lower respiratory tract, in ICD-10 tracheitis is classified under "Acute upper respiratory infections".-Bacterial tracheitis:

Tracheotomy
Among the oldest described surgical procedures, tracheotomy consists of making an incision on the anterior aspect of the neck and opening a direct airway through an incision in the trachea

Tracing
Tracing may refer to:* Tracing , a process by which a one demonstrates the ownership of property, with the intent to be awarded a claim based on this information

Tracing (software)
In software engineering, tracing is a specialized use of logging to record information about a program's execution. This information is typically used by programmers for debugging purposes, and additionally, depending on the type and detail of information contained in a trace log, by experienced system administrators or technical support personnel and software monitoring tools to diagnose

Tracing paper
Tracing paper is a type of translucent paper. It is made by immersing uncut and unloaded paper of good quality in sulphuric acid for a few seconds. The acid converts some of the cellulose into amyloid form having a gelatinous and impermeable character. When the treated paper is thoroughly washed and dried, the resultant product is much stronger than the original paper

Track
Track or Tracks may refer to:* Trail, an informal road or pathway* Animal tracks, imprints left on surfaces that an animal walk across* A Conference track is a group of talks on a certain topic that are usually made in parallel with others

Track (disk drive)
A disk drive track is a circular path on the surface of a disk or diskette on which information is magnetically recorded and from which recorded information is read.

Track Record (album)
-Track listing:#"Heart Get Ready"#"Midsummer Madness"#"Another Night on the Road"#"Safe Water"#"High Rollin' "#"Skyline "#"Gimme Some Lovin' "#" Slippin' Away"#"Angela"#"Take My Heart"#"You Made a Fool"

Tracker
Trackers are a class of music sequencer software used to create and edit module files; they allow the user to arrange notes stepwise on a timeline across several monophonic channels.

Tracker (band)
Tracker is an American indie rock ensemble from Portland, Oregon. The act was founded in 1998 by John Askew, a freelance audio engineer and writer for Tape Op magazine.-Background:

Tracker (business software)
Tracker is a family of business software products, developed by Automation Centre. Each product includes applications for various business processes. While these products share a similar process framework, they differ in platform deployment.-Products:

Tracker (company)
Tracker is a Finnish company headquartered in Oulunsalo, Northern Finland. Tracker develops, manufactures and sells tracking and telemetry devices, mainly* GPS and radio frequency tracking devices* Outdoor navigation software for mobile phones

Tracker (desktop search software)
Meta Tracker is a search system for Linux and other Unix-like systems. Meta Tracker is written in the C programming language.Nautilus has support for both Tracker and Beagle.

Tracker (granola bar)
Tracker is a chewy cereal bar manufactured by Mars Incorporated and sold in the UK and Ireland. The same product is sold in Switzerland under the Balisto brand.

Tracking (commercial airline flight)
Tracking commercial aviation flights is an activity by enthusiasts or concerned citizens. Tracking is not limited to aircraft activity, it can include tracking of airport activity

Tracking (education)
Tracking is separating pupils by academic ability into groups for all subjects or certain classes and curriculum within a school. It may be referred as streaming or phasing in certain schools. In a tracking system, the entire school population is assigned to classes according to whether the students' overall achievement is above average, normal, or below average