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Beste (Turkish music)
The beste is a vocal genre in Ottoman classical music. It was a movement of the fasıl, or suite.Beste was one of the main forms of fasil , and its lyrics came from the Ottoman Turkish language poetry forms gazel and murabba.

A bestiary, or Bestiarum vocabulum is a compendium of beasts. Bestiaries were made popular in the Middle Ages in illustrated volumes that described various animals, birds and even rocks. The natural history and illustration of each beast was usually accompanied by a moral lesson

A bestseller is a book that is identified as extremely popular by its inclusion on lists of currently top selling titles that are based on publishing industry and book trade figures and published by newspapers, magazines, or bookstore chains. Some lists are broken down into classifications and specialities

Bestseller (company)
Bestseller A/S is a privately held family-owned clothing company based in Denmark. The company was founded in 1975 and has 10 brands. Today, Bestseller has well over 5,700 stores selling its product in more than 43 countries, which makes it one of the largest fashion companies in Europe.-History:The company was founded in 1975 by Troels Holch Povlsen in Brande, Denmark, originally its

Bestseller (music)
A bestseller in music is a song or album listed at or near the top of a hits list or chart such as the Billboard charts produced by Billboard magazine which published its first hit parade in 1940. As with most book bestseller lists, these lists are usually based on sales to the retail sites and not actual retail sales to the public

Bet or BET may refer to:* A wager in gambling* Basic Economics Test * Bet , the second letter in many Semitic alphabets, including Aramaic, Hebrew, Phoenician and Syriac* Brunauer-Emmett-Teller isotherm. See BET_theory

BETA is a pure object-oriented language originating within the "Scandinavian School" in object-orientation where the first object-oriented language Simula was developed.

Beta is the second letter of the Greek alphabet. Beta or BETA may also refer to:-Biology:*Beta , a genus of flowering plants, mostly referred to as beets*Beta, a rank in a community of social animals

Beta (motorcycle manufacturer)
Beta is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer, specialising in off-road motorcycles. Beta are best known for their popular trials bikes. In 2005, they launched a range of enduro motorcycles using KTM engines. In the 2010 they will launch the new RR series, with a new engine made in-house

Beta blocker
Beta blockers or beta-adrenergic blocking agents, beta-adrenergic antagonists, beta-adrenoreceptor antagonists or beta antagonists, are a class of drugs used for various indications. They are particularly for the management of cardiac arrhythmias, cardioprotection after myocardial infarction , and hypertension

Beta decay (finance)
Beta decay in finance refers to the tendency for a company with a high beta coefficient to have its beta coefficient normalize to the market beta. It is an example of regression toward the mean.

Beta wave
Beta wave, or beta rhythm, is the term used to designate the frequency range of human brain activity between 12 and 30 Hz . Beta waves are split into three sections: High Beta Waves ; Beta Waves ; and Low Beta Waves

Betalains are a class of red and yellow indole-derived pigments found in plants of the Caryophyllales, where they replace anthocyanin pigments. Betalains also occur in some higher order fungi. They are most often noticeable in the petals of flowers, but may color the fruits, leaves, stems, and roots of plants that contain them

A betatron is a cyclotron developed by Donald Kerst at the University of Illinois in 1940 to accelerate electrons, but the concepts ultimately originate from Rolf Widerøe and previous development occurred in Germany through Max Steenbeck in the 1930s. The betatron is essentially a transformer with a torus-shaped vacuum tube as its secondary coil

The word Beth may refer to:Letter*Beth , the second letter in many Semitic alphabets, including Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac, Aramaic, and Phoenician**Beth numbers, a sequence of infinite cardinal numbers named for the Hebrew letterGiven name

Bethany (given name)
Bethany is a feminine given name derived from a Biblical place name meaning "house of figs." Bethany was the town where Lazarus lived in the New Testament.

Bethlehem is a Palestinian city in the central West Bank of the Jordan River, near Israel and approximately south of Jerusalem, with a population of about 30,000 people. It is the capital of the Bethlehem Governorate of the Palestinian National Authority and a hub of Palestinian culture and tourism

Bethlehem (Bethlehem album)
Bethlehem is the first demo album by the German band Bethlehem. It was independently released in 1992 with only two tracks.-External links:*

Betina is a village located on the Croatian island of Murter, seven km from Tisno, where a drawbridge connects the island and the mainland. The largest of the Šibenik archipelago islands, and the closest to the mainland, it has been populated since the time of the Illyrians

Betra is a village in Pirojpur District in the Barisal Division of southwestern Bangladesh.-External links:*

Betrayal is the breaking or violation of a presumptive contract, trust, or confidence that produces moral and psychological conflict within a relationship amongst individuals, between organizations or between individuals and organizations

Betrayal (1983 film)
Betrayal is a film adaptation of Harold Pinter's 1978 play of the same name. With a semi-autobiographical screenplay by Pinter, the film was produced by Sam Spiegel and directed by David Jones. It was critically well received, praised notably by New York Times film critic Vincent Canby and by Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert

Betrayal (Fiona McIntosh novel)
Betrayal is the first fantasy novel in the Trinity series and published in 2001. This was the first series written by Australian fantasy author Fiona McIntosh and contained two other books, Revenge, and Destiny

Betrayal (Muslimgauze album)
Betrayal is studio album by Muslimgauze. The cover of the album is close-up image of Yassir Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin shaking hands during the Oslo Accords

Betrayed (Can't Trust Nobody)
Betrayed is the second and last album by the American rap group Nationwide Rip Ridaz released in 1998.This album introduced three new members of the group: Mac-11, Keystone, and Duv Mac.- Track listing :

Bett is a surname of English origin, and may refer to:* Baldur Bett , Icelandic footballer* Calum Bett , Icelandic footballer* Darren Bett , BBC weather forecaster* Franklin Bett , Kenyan politician

Bette (given name)
Bette is a given name, sometimes short for Elizabeth and may refer to:* Bette Davis, an Academy Award-winning actress.* Bette Franke, a Dutch fashion model.* Bette Midler, the singer.* Bette Kane, a fictional character in DC Comics.

Better may also refer to:* "to better" as a verb, meaning to undergo betterment* better, an alternate spelling of bettor, as a noun, is someone who bets Songs* "Better", by Benga from the 2008 release Pleasure EP

Better may also refer to:* "to better" as a verb, meaning to undergo betterment* better, an alternate spelling of bettor, as a noun, is someone who bets Songs* "Better", by Benga from the 2008 release Pleasure EP

Better (Brooke Fraser song)
"Better" is the debut single by Brooke Fraser, from her multi-platinum and award-winning album What to Do with Daylight.-Song information:

Better (Regina Spektor song)
"Better" is a song by Regina Spektor. Three versions of this song are known. The first version appears on her 2006 album Begin to Hope. The second version is a re-recorded radio re-cut, and third version is called "Better ," which is simply the re-cut version, only with the piano and Regina's voice.The Strokes' guitarist Nick Valensi played guitar on the

Better Half
Better half may refer to:*Better Half , 2008 episode of Sons of Anarchy*The Better Half, comic strip*My Better Half, album*The Better Half *euphemism for one's spouse

Betty (disambiguation)
Betty is a common diminutive for the names Elizabeth and Bethany.Betty may also refer to:*Betty , a New York City band*Betty , an album by Helmet*Betty , a British musical

Betty (musical)
Betty is an English musical in three acts, with a book by Frederick Lonsdale and Gladys Unger, music by Paul Rubens and Ernest Steffan, and lyrics by Adrian Ross and Rubens. It was first produced at the Prince's Theatre in Manchester, opening on December 24, 1914, then at Daly's Theatre in London, managed by George Edwardes, opening on April 24, 1915 and running for 391 performances

Betula cordifolia
Betula cordifolia is a birch species native to Eastern Canada and the North Eastern United States. Until recently it was considered a variety of Betula papyrifera , with which it shares many characteristics, and it was classified as B

Between the Bridges
Japanese Bonus TracksB-sides* "Glad to Be Here"

Betwixt! is a musical comedy conceived and written by Ian McFarlane. It also played a concert version in the West End at the Ambassadors Theatre.-2008 London Fringe:

Beure is a commune in the Doubs department in the Franche-Comté region in eastern France.-Population:

Beurs (subwaystation)
Beurs is a major subway interchange station in the center of Rotterdam. Underneath Churchill Square , the two lines through the city center intersect. Passengers for Rotterdam Central Station change here to line D if they started their journey on line A, B, or C.All destinations within the network are accessible from Beurs

Bevan is a name of Welsh origin, derived from "ab-Evan" meaning "son of Evan".* First name** Bevan Congdon , New Zealand cricketer** Bevan Davies, American musician** Bevan Docherty , New Zealand athlete

A beveled edge refers to an edge of a structure that is not perpendicular to the faces of the piece. The words bevel and chamfer overlap in usage; in general usage they are often interchanged, while in technical usage they may sometimes be differentiated as shown in the image at right.-Cutting tools:Most cutting tools have a beveled edge which is apparent when one

Bever (Ems)
The Bever is an approximately 20 km long river in western Germany, right tributary of the river Ems. It has its springs in the Teutoburg Forest. It runs though the northern part of North Rhine-Westphalia and flows into the Ems near Telgte . Another town on the Bever is Ostbevern.

Beverley (West Virginia)
Beverley, also known as Bullskin, is a farm near Charles Town, West Virginia that has been a working agricultural unit since 1750. The narrow lane that leads from U.S. Route 340 to the Beverley complex was, in the 18th and 19th centuries a toll road. The main house was built about 1800 by Beverley Whiting on the site of a circa 1760 stone house

Beverly Hills (actress)
Beverly Hills is a British actress who is played Kate Warren in Backup, Elaine Davies-Johnson in Brookside, Liz Walton in Accused, Monika Gaye in Peak Practice, Shirley Slipman in The Bill, Viv Kelly in Dalziel and Pascoe and she has also appeared in Casualty, Holby City and Silent Witness-External links:

Bevy may refer to:* an over-abundance of something* Collonges-lès-Bévy, a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France* Bévy, a commune in the Côte-d'Or department in eastern France

-Band:* Glenn Danzig – vocals, guitar* Jerry Only – bass, background vocals* Franché Coma – guitar, background vocals * Mr. Jim – drums * Bobby Steele – guitar, background vocals

"Bewildered" is a popular song written in 1936 by Teddy Powell and Leonard Whitcup. It was a 1938 hit for Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra, and was also recorded by Mildred Bailey in the same year. The song was revived in the late forties when two different versions, by the Red Miller Trio and Amos Milburn respectively, reached number one on the R&B chart in 1948

Bewitch (horse)
Bewitch was a Thoroughbred race horse born in 1945 at Calumet Farm, Kentucky, United States in the same crop in which the stallion Bull Lea produced Citation and Coaltown. Each of these exceptional Bull Lea foals were, in time, inaugurated into the Thoroughbred Hall of Fame

Bewitched (Swedish band)
Bewitched is a Swedish retro thrash band with black metal elements. The Devil's most favorite band mission began in 1995, when Vargher and Blackheim decided that something drastic had to be done.They hooked up with Samantha and Darrin, and entered

Bey is a title for chieftain, traditionally applied to the leaders of small tribal groups. Accoding to some sources, the word "Bey" is of Turkish language In historical accounts, many Turkish, other Turkic and Persian leaders are titled Bey, Beg, Bek, Bay, Baig or Beigh. They are all the same word with the simple meaning of "lord"

Beyond may refer to:In music:*Beyond , a Hong Kong rock band*Delaware , a Norwegian band originally named Beyond*Beyond *Beyond *Beyond

Beyond (album)
Beyond is a 2000 album by jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman released through Warner Bros. Records.On Beyond, Joshua Redman unveils ten originals that are both compelling in their complexity and alluring in their unadorned beauty

Beyond (comics)
Beyond, in comics, may refer to:* Beyond!, a 2006 limited series from Marvel Comics* Beyond , a 2008 series from Virgin Comics* Beyond the Beyond , a manga series-See also:* Beyond

Beyond (Dinosaur Jr album)
Beyond is the eighth studio album by the alternative rock band Dinosaur Jr. It is their first LP in a decade, and the first album by the original lineup since 1988's Bug. The band planned a full world tour in 2007 to support the album

Beyond (TV series)
Beyond is a Canadian paranormal documentary television series produced by Renegade Motion Pictures. It began airing in January 2005 and is currently in its second run. Alannah Myles has taken on the role as host for seasons III and IV.

Beyond (Virgin Comics)
Beyond is a three issue series from Virgin Comics. It was created by Deepak Chopra and written by Ron Marz with art by Edison George and is being adapted from a screenplay written by Chopra.- Plot :

Beyond (William Joseph album)
-Track listing:# "Standing in The Storm" - 4:21# "Beyond" - 4:04# "Leningrad" - 4:27# "Heroes" - 4:23# "Once Upon Love " - 4:22# "Kashmir" - 3:44# "Sweet Remembrance Of You" - 3:29# "Apasionada" - 4:02# "Return With Honor" - 4:08

Beyond Belief (documentary)
Beyond Belief is a feature documentary directed by Beth Murphy. The film follows Susan Retik and Patti Quigley, two women who lost their husbands on September 11, 2001, as they set up humanitarian programs for war widows in Afghanistan

Beyond Dawn
Beyond Dawn is a Norwegian avant-garde metal band turned electropop composed of Espen Ingierd, Petter Haavik, Tore Gjedrem, and Einar Sjursø. They are described on their official website as "Norway's Best & Least Selling Act", which most likely insinuates Beyond Dawn's distinct artistic integrity being connected with their relative lack of commercial success

Beyond the Pale
Beyond the Pale may refer to:* The Pale, a demarcation line in Ireland while under English dominion; a usage that led to the phrase "beyond the pale", meaning unacceptable behaviour

Beyond the Pale (band)
Beyond the Pale is a Toronto-based Canadian world/roots fusion band. Their style is rooted in klezmer, Balkan and Romanian music but heavily accented with contemporary and North American styles including bluegrass, jazz, reggae, funk and classical chamber music. The band has toured across North America and Europe and released three CDs for which they have received a number of awards

Beyond the Pale (Fiona album)
Beyond the Pale is Fiona's second album. It features then future Winger members Kip Winger and Reb Beach, and Modern Design and Beggars & Thieves singer Louie Merlino.-Track listing:# "Tragedy"# "Hopelessly Love You"# "Living In a Boy's World"

Beyond the Pale (Jim Gaffigan album)
Beyond the Pale is the sixth album released by American stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan.-CD Release:The album was released on February 7, 2006, by Comedy Central Records, and was also released with the same title on DVD

Bezel may refer to:* Bezel setting, or bezel, the rim which encompasses and fastens a jewel, watch crystal, lens or other object* The sloping facets of the crown of a cut gem such as in diamond cutting

BFH may refer to:* Bahrain Financial Harbour, a business complex in Bahrain* Baseband Frequency Hopping, GSM terminology* Battlefield Heroes, a cartoon style computer game* Bus fare home, the consolation prize on British gameshow Bullseye

Cadmium chloride
Cadmium chloride is a white crystalline compound of cadmium and chlorine, with the formula CdCl2. It is a hygroscopic solid that is highly soluble in water and slightly soluble in alcohol. Although it is considered to be ionic, it has considerable covalent character to its bonding

Cadmium iodide
Cadmium iodide, CdI2, is a chemical compound of cadmium and iodine. It is notable for its crystal structure, which is typical for compounds of the form MX2 with strong polarization effects.-Uses:

Cadmium sulfide
Cadmium sulfide is the inorganic compound with the formula CdS. Cadmium sulfide is a yellow solid. It occurs in nature with two different crystal structures as the rare minerals greenockite and hawleyite, but is more prevalent as an impurity substituent in the similarly structured zinc ores sphalerite and wurtzite, which are the major economic sources of cadmium

Cadwallader C. Washburn
Cadwallader Colden Washburn was an American businessman, politician, and soldier noted for founding what would later become General Mills and working in government for Wisconsin. He was born in Livermore, Maine, one of seven brothers that included Israel Washburn, Jr., Elihu B. Washburne, William D

CAE (company)
CAE Inc. is a leading provider of simulation technologies, modelling technologies and integrated training services to airlines, aircraft manufacturers, and defense customers worldwide. The company has annual revenues in excess of CAD $1.6 billion, with manufacturing operations and training facilities in 20 countries on five continents

The caecilians are an order of amphibians that superficially resemble earthworms or snakes. They mostly live hidden in the ground, making them the least familiar order of amphibians. All extant caecilians and their closest fossil relatives are grouped as the clade Apoda. They are mostly distributed in the tropics of South America, Africa, and South Asia

Caernarfon is a Royal town, community and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,611. It lies along the A487 road, on the east banks of the Menai Straits, opposite the Isle of Anglesey. The city of Bangor is to the northeast, while Snowdonia fringes Caernarfon to the east and southeast

Caerphilly Castle
Caerphilly Castle is a medieval castle that dominates the centre of the town of Caerphilly in south Wales. It is the largest castle in Wales and the second largest in Britain after Windsor Castle

Caesalpinia pulcherrima
Caesalpinia pulcherrima is a species of flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is native to the tropics and subtropics of the Americas. Its exact origin is unknown due to widespread cultivation

Caesar Rodney
Caesar Rodney was an American lawyer and politician from St. Jones Neck in Dover Hundred, Kent County, Delaware, east of Dover

Caesarea Phillippi
Caesarea Philippi was an ancient Roman city located at the southwestern base of Mount Hermon . The city is mentioned in the gospels of Matthew, and Mark. The city was located within the region known as the "Panion" . Named after the deity associated with the grotto and shrines close to the spring called "Paneas"

Caesarean section
A Caesarean section, is a surgical procedure in which one or more incisions are made through a mother's abdomen and uterus to deliver one or more babies, or, rarely, to remove a dead fetus

Ptolemy XV Philopator Philometor Caesar , better known by the nicknames Caesarion and Ptolemy Caesar , was the last king of the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt, who reigned jointly with his mother Cleopatra VII of Egypt, from September 2, 44 BC

Caesars Palace
Caesars Palace is a luxury hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada, an unincorporated township in Clark County, Nevada, United States in the Las Vegas metropolitan area. Caesars Palace is owned and operated by Caesars Entertainment Corp.

Caesium or cesium is the chemical element with the symbol Cs and atomic number 55. It is a soft, silvery-gold alkali metal with a melting point of 28 °C , which makes it one of only five elemental metals that are liquid at room temperature

Caesium iodide
Caesium iodide is an ionic compound often used as the input phosphor of an x-ray image intensifier tube found in fluoroscopy equipment.

Caetani, or Gaetani, is the name of an Italian noble family princely family which played a great part in the history of Pisa and of Rome, principally via their close links to the papacy.-Origins:

Cafe Coffee Day
Café Coffee Day is a division of India's largest coffee conglomerate, Amalgamated Bean Coffee Trading Company Ltd. . ABCTCL grows coffee in its own estates of 10,000 acres . The land value of the plantations is US$250–300 million. It is the largest producer of Arabica beans in Asia

A cafeteria is a type of food service location in which there is little or no waiting staff table service, whether a restaurant or within an institution such as a large office building or school; a school dining location is also referred to as a dining hall or canteen

Caffeine is a bitter, white crystalline xanthine alkaloid that acts as a stimulant drug. Caffeine is found in varying quantities in the seeds, leaves, and fruit of some plants, where it acts as a natural pesticide that paralyzes and kills certain insects feeding on the plants

Cagiva Mito
The Mito is a small-engined Cagiva sports motorcycle. The powerplant consists of a two-stroke single cylinder, with some models capable of producing over in unrestricted form.-History and development:

Caherdavin is a northern suburban district of Limerick City in the mid-west of Ireland. It had a population in 2002 of 6,613.

Cahn-Ingold-Prelog priority rule
The Cahn–Ingold–Prelog priority rules, CIP system or CIP conventions are a set of rules used in organic chemistry to name the stereoisomers of a molecule. A molecule may contain any number of stereocenters and any number of double bonds, and each gives rise to two possible configurations

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is the area of an ancient indigenous city located in the American Bottom floodplain, between East Saint Louis and Collinsville in south-western Illinois, across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Missouri. The site included 120 human-built earthwork mounds over an area of six square miles, of which 80 remain

The Cahuilla, Iviatim in their own language, are Indians with a common culture whose ancestors inhabited inland areas of southern California 2,000 years ago. Their original territory included an area of about . The traditional Cahuilla territory was near the geographic center of Southern California

Caiera is a fictional character in the , introduced during the "Planet Hulk" storyline. She first appeared in Incredible Hulk vol. 3 #92 , and was created by Greg Pak and Carlo Pagulayan.-Fictional character biography:

Cainta, Rizal
The Municipality of Cainta is a first-class urban municipality in the province of Rizal, Philippines. It is one of the oldest , and is the town with the second smallest land area of 26.81 km² next to Angono with 26.22 km².Cainta serves as the secondary gateway to the rest of Rizal province from Metro

The Cairngorms are a mountain range in the eastern Highlands of Scotland closely associated with the mountain of the same name - Cairn Gorm.-Name:

Cairo , is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Arab world and Africa, and the 16th largest metropolitan area in the world. Nicknamed "The City of a Thousand Minarets" for its preponderance of Islamic architecture, Cairo has long been a centre of the region's political and cultural life

Cairo (graphics)
cairo is a software library used to provide a vector graphics-based, device-independent API for software developers. It is designed to provide primitives for 2-dimensional drawing across a number of different backends

Cairo Ohio River Bridge
The Cairo Ohio River Bridge is a cantilever bridge carrying US 51, US 60 and US 62 across the Ohio River between and Wickliffe, Kentucky and Cairo, Illinois

Cairo University School of Medicine
Kasr El Ainy Medical School of Cairo University is one of the largest, oldest, and most prestigious medical schools in Africa and the Middle East. It is located in in central Cairo, Egypt

Cairo, Illinois
Cairo is the southernmost city in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is the county seat of Alexander County. Cairo is located at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers. The rivers converge at Fort Defiance State Park, an American Civil War fort that was commanded by General Ulysses S. Grant

Cairo-Cape Town Highway
The Cairo-Cape Town Highway is Trans-African Highway 4 in the transcontinental road network being developed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa , the African Development Bank , and the African Union

Caister-on-Sea, also known colloquially as Caister, is a settlement in Norfolk in the United Kingdom, close to the large town of Great Yarmouth. It is a seaside resort and busy holiday destination on the "Golden Mile", with its main attraction being its sandy "Georgian Beach". It is home to Great Yarmouth race course

Caitlin Stasey
Caitlin Jean Stasey is an Australian actress from Melbourne, who is best known for her previous role as Rachel Kinski in Neighbours. Previously she played Francesca Thomas in The Sleepover Club

Cajuns are an ethnic group mainly living in the U.S. state of Louisiana, consisting of the descendants of Acadian exiles

Cakalele refers to a kind of ceremonial war dance originating from North and Central Maluku. The dance is performed using a narrow, wooden shield, sometimes also referred as a cakalele, though usually known by the North Moluccan Malay term sawako or by a local name, such as Tobelo o dadatoko.

Calabar is a city in Cross River State, southeastern Nigeria. The original name for Calabar was Atakpa, from the Jukun language.

Lagenaria siceraria , bottle gourd, opo squash or long melon is a vine grown for its fruit, which can either be harvested young and used as a vegetable, or harvested mature, dried, and used as a bottle, utensil, or pipe. For this reason, the calabash is widely known as the bottle gourd

Caladium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae. They are often known by the common name elephant ear , Heart of Jesus, and Angel Wings

Calamagrostis nutkaensis
Calamagrostis nutkaensis is a species of grass known by the common names Pacific reedgrass and Nootka reedgrass.It is native to western North America from Alaska to central California, where it is mainly a coastal species growing in moist areas such as beaches and wetlands. This is a perennial bunchgrass forming thick tufts of stems which may exceed a meter in height

Calamagrostis stricta
Calamagrostis stricta, Slim-stem Reed Grass, Koeler is a species of bunch grass in the Poaceae family.Calamagrostis stricta is native to wetlands of the Holarctic Kingdom.

× Citrofortunella microcarpa, the Calamondin or Calamansi, is a fruit tree in the family Rutaceae, commonly called the calamondin, golden lime, panama orange, chinese orange, acid orange, calamonding, or calamandarin in English. It is believed to originate from China and has spread throughout Southeast Asia, India, Hawaii, the West Indies, Central and North America

Calaveras Fault
The Calaveras Fault is a major branch of the San Andreas Fault located in northern California in the San Francisco Bay Area. To the east of the Hayward-Rodgers Creek fault, the Calaveras fault extends 123 km, splaying from the San Andreas fault near Hollister and terminating at Danville at its northern end

Calceolaria L. , also called Lady's purse, Slipper flower and Pocketbook flower, or Slipperwort, is a genus of plants in the Calceolariaceae family, sometimes classified in Scrophulariaceae by some authors

Calcification is the process in which calcium salts build up in soft tissue, causing it to harden. Calcifications may be classified on whether there is mineral balance or not, and the location of the calcification.-Causes:

Calcite is a carbonate mineral and the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate . The other polymorphs are the minerals aragonite and vaterite. Aragonite will change to calcite at 380-470°C, and vaterite is even less stable.-Properties:

Calcium is the chemical element with the symbol Ca and atomic number 20. It has an atomic mass of 40.078 amu. Calcium is a soft gray alkaline earth metal, and is the fifth-most-abundant element by mass in the Earth's crust

Calcium bicarbonate
Calcium bicarbonate , also called calcium hydrogencarbonate, does not refer to a known solid compound; it exists only in aqueous solution containing the calcium , bicarbonate , and carbonate ions, together with dissolved carbon dioxide

Calcium carbide
thumb|right|Calcium carbide.Calcium carbide is a chemical compound with the chemical formula of CaC2. The pure material is colorless, however pieces of technical grade calcium carbide are grey or brown and consist of only 80-85% of CaC2 . Because of presence of PH3, NH3, and H2S it has a distinctive smell which some find unpleasant

Calcium carbonate
Calcium carbonate is a chemical compound with the formula CaCO3. It is a common substance found in rocks in all parts of the world, and is the main component of shells of marine organisms, snails, coal balls, pearls, and eggshells. Calcium carbonate is the active ingredient in agricultural lime, and is usually the principal cause of hard water

Calcium channel blocker
A calcium channel blocker is a chemical that disrupts the movement of calcium through calcium channels.CCB drugs devised to target neurons are used as antiepileptics. However, the most widespread clinical usage of calcium channel blockers is to decrease blood pressure in patients with hypertension. CCBs are particularly efficacious in treating elderly patients

Calcium chloride
Calcium chloride, CaCl2, is a salt of calcium and chlorine. It behaves as a typical ionic halide, and is solid at room temperature. Common applications include brine for refrigeration plants, ice and dust control on roads, and desiccation

Calcium fluoride
Calcium fluoride is the inorganic compound with the formula CaF2. This ionic compound of calcium and fluorine occurs naturally as the mineral fluorite . It is the source of most of the world's fluorine. This insoluble solid adopts a cubic structure wherein calcium is coordinated to eight fluoride anions and each F− ion is surrounded by four Ca2+ ions

Calcium hydride
Calcium hydride is the chemical compound with the formula CaH2. This grey powder reacts vigorously with water liberating hydrogen gas. CaH2 is thus used as a drying agent, i.e. a desiccant.

Calcium hydroxide
Calcium hydroxide, traditionally called slaked lime, is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Ca2. It is a colourless crystal or white powder and is obtained when calcium oxide is mixed, or "slaked" with water. It has many names including hydrated lime, builders lime, slack lime, cal, or pickling lime

Calcium hypochlorite
Calcium hypochlorite is a chemical compound with formula 2. It is widely used for water treatment and as a bleaching agent

Calcium nitrate
Calcium nitrate, also called Norgessalpeter , is the inorganic compound with the formula Ca2. This colourless salt absorbs moisture from the air and is commonly found as a tetrahydrate. It is mainly used as a component in fertilizers but is found other applications

Calcium oxalate
Calcium oxalate is a chemical compound that forms needle-shaped crystals, known in plants as raphides. A major constituent of human kidney stones, the chemical is also found in beerstone, a scale that forms on containers used in breweries

Calcium silicate
Calcium silicate is the chemical compound Ca2SiO4, also known as calcium orthosilicate and sometimes formulated 2CaO.SiO2. It is one of group of compounds obtained by reacting calcium oxide and silica in various ratios e.g. 3CaO.SiO2, Ca3SiO5; 2CaO.SiO2, Ca2SiO4; 3CaO.2SiO2, Ca3Si2O7 and CaO.SiO2, CaSiO3

Calcium sulfate
Calcium sulfate is a common laboratory and industrial chemical. In the form of γ-anhydrite , it is used as a desiccant. It is also used as a coagulant in products like tofu. In the natural state, unrefined calcium sulfate is a translucent, crystalline white rock

An electronic calculator is a small, portable, usually inexpensive electronic device used to perform the basic operations of arithmetic. Modern calculators are more portable than most computers, though most PDAs are comparable in size to handheld calculators.The first solid-state electronic calculator was created in the 1960s, building on the history of tools such as the abacus,

Calcutta High Court
The Calcutta High Court is the oldest High Court in India. It was established as the High Court of Judicature at Fort William on 1 July 1862 under the High Courts Act, 1861. It has jurisdiction over the state of West Bengal and the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The High Court building is an exact replica of the Stand Haus in Ypres, Belgium

right|thumb|230px|Caldarium from the Roman Baths at [[Bath, England]]. The floor has been removed to reveal the empty space where the hot air flowed through to heat the floor.

Calder and Hebble Navigation
The Calder and Hebble Navigation is a Broad inland waterway in West Yorkshire, England, which has remained navigable since it was opened.-History:

A caldera is a cauldron-like volcanic feature usually formed by the collapse of land following a volcanic eruption, such as the one at Yellowstone National Park in the US. They are sometimes confused with volcanic craters

Caldwell Zoo
The Caldwell Zoo is an zoo located in the city of Tyler, Texas. It features animals from all over the world.The Caldwell Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums .

Cale Yarborough
William Caleb "Cale" Yarborough , is a farmer, businessman and former NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver and owner. He is one of only two drivers in NASCAR history to win three consecutive championships

Caleb is a male given name. A character called Caleb is named in both the Bible and Quran.-Caleb:When the Hebrews came to the outskirts of Canaan, the land that had been promised to them by God, after having fled slavery in Egypt, Moses sent twelve spies into Canaan to report on what was there—one spy representing each of the Twelve Tribes