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Bisou (band)
Bisou is a German girl group founded by rapper Bushido.- History :All members were contestants in the fifth season of Popstars, but only two made it to the final twelve and none made it to the final six. At "The Dome" 40, they were guests to cheer for the winners of that season of Popstars, Monrose

The bisphenols are a group of chemical compounds with two hydroxyphenyl functionalities. Most of them based on diphenylmethane. The exceptions are Bisphenol S, P, and M .

Bisque may refer to:* Bisque , a piece of unglazed pottery* Bisque , a thick, creamy soup made from puréed seafood or vegetables* Bisque, a free turn in a handicap croquet match* Bisque, a free point in a handicap real tennis match

Bissau is the capital city of Guinea-Bissau. The city's borders are conterminous with the Bissau Autonomous Sector. In 2007, the city had an estimated population of 407,424 according to the Instituto Nacional de Estatística e Censos

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Bister may refer to:*Bister, Switzerland, a village in the canton of Valais*Bistre, a pigment and color*Bicester, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom*Bister, "abrupt", "stringent" or "austere" in Swedish*Bister, "bed" in the Urdu language

Bistre is either: 1) A shade of gray, 2) A shade of brown made from soot, and 3) The name for a color resembling the pigment. Bistre's appearance is generally of a dark grayish brown, with a yellowish cast.

A bistro, sometimes spelled bistrot, is, in its original Parisian incarnation, a small restaurant serving moderately priced simple meals in a modest setting. Bistros are defined mostly by the foods they serve. Home cooking with robust earthy dishes, and slow-cooked foods like cassoulet are typical

A bit is the basic unit of information in computing and telecommunications; it is the amount of information stored by a digital device or other physical system that exists in one of two possible distinct states

Bit (disambiguation)
-Bit:* A bit is a unit of information storage on a computer.* One of several tools:** Drill bit** Screwdriver bit** Tool bit, used for turning work in lathes* Bit , an object placed in a horse's mouth* Bit , a unit of money

Bit part
A bit part is a supporting acting role with at least one line of dialogue . In British television, bit parts are referred to as under sixes

The word "bitch", literally meaning a female dog, is a common slang term in the English language, especially used as a denigrating term applied to a person, commonly a woman

Bitch (band)
Bitch is a female-fronted American heavy metal band, formed in Los Angeles in December 1980. They gained notoriety as a result of their theatrical live performances inspired by Alice Cooper, which featured tongue-in-cheek sadomasochistic themes

Bitch (Sevendust song)
Bitch is the second single from Sevendust's self-titled debut album. The song peaked at #30 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock charts. Bitch was included on the Best of album. The song also featured in 2000 action film "Mrs. Death 2: Hells Fury".-Release history:

Bitch Slap
Bitch Slap is a 2009 action and exploitation film directed by Rick Jacobson and stars Julia Voth, Erin Cummings, America Olivo and Michael Hurst, with cameos by Lucy Lawless, Kevin Sorbo, and Renée O'Connor.- Plot :

Bitchin' is the seventh studio album by the American hard rock band The Donnas, released in 2007 on their own label Purple Feather and released through RedEye. It is their first album since leaving Atlantic Records

A bite is a wound received from the mouth of an animal, including humans.Animals may bite in self-defense, in an attempt to predate food, as well as part of normal interactions. Other bite attacks may be apparently unprovoked. Self inflicted bites occur in some genetic illnesses such as Lesch-Nyhan syndrome

BITE is an acronym for Built In Test Equipment. See BIST .The BITE is characterized primarily as a passive fault management and diagnosis built into airborne systems to support the maintenance process.The acronym BIT is often used for this same function or, more specifically, in reference to the individual

Bi-specific T-cell engagers are a class of artificial bispecific monoclonal antibodies that are investigated for the use as anti-cancer drugs. They direct a host's immune system, more specifically the T cells' cytotoxic activity, against cancer cells

Bite the bullet
To "bite the bullet" is to endure a painful or otherwise unpleasant situation that is seen as unavoidable. The phrase was first recorded by Rudyard Kipling in his 1891 novel The Light that Failed

Bite the Bullet (album)
Bite the Bullet is a compilation album by iconic Australian rock group Hoodoo Gurus released in August, 1998 as a single CD sometimes called Bite the Bullet on the Mushroom label.

Bite the bullet (disambiguation)
Bite the bullet may refer to:* Bite the bullet, in philosophy, taking-in an unavoidable situation that would be deemed as unpleasant* Bite the Bullet * Bite the Bullet, the official newsletter for the Birmingham Bullets Supporters Club

Bite The Dust
Bite the Dust may refer to:* A figure of speech for death* "Bite the Dust", a track on the 2005 Pussycat Dolls album PCD* "Another One Bites the Dust", a 1980 song by Queen

Biter may refer to:* The sword Orcrist from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth* HMS Biter, the name of several ships of the British Royal Navy, to include** HMS Biter ** HMS Biter

In computer graphics, a bitmap or pixmap is a type of memory organization or image file format used to store digital images. The term bitmap comes from the computer programming terminology, meaning just a map of bits, a spatially mapped array of bits. Now, along with pixmap, it commonly refers to the similar concept of a spatially mapped array of pixels

Bitmap (disambiguation)
Bitmap is a type of memory organization or image file format used to store digital images.Bitmap may also mean the following:* Bit array, general bit-addressed data structures* Binary image* BMP file format

Bitmap (group)
Bitmap is a recording artist and producer. Barwell was brought up in Hedon, East Riding of Yorkshire and his first claim to fame was as a member of the indie band Salako

Bitter (album)
Bitter is the third solo album by Me'shell Ndegeocello. It was released August 24, 1999 on Maverick Records. The album peaked at #105 on the Billboard Top 200 list in 1999

Bitter end
Bitter end may refer to:*Bitter end, the part of a rope used to form a knot*The final stage of a process: often death*The Bitter End, a club in New York City*The Bitter End *The Bitter End , 2002

Bitter End
Bitter End was the second single released off 'Love/Hate' on 8 October 2007 by Manchester band Nine Black Alps.-Song:The song shows a very different side to Nine Black Alps

Bitterns are a classification of birds in the heron family, Ardeidae, a family of wading birds. Species named bitterns tend to be the shorter-necked, often more secretive members of this family

A bitters is an alcoholic beverage that is flavored with herbal essences and has a bitter or bittersweet flavor. There are numerous brands of bitters that were formerly marketed as patent medicines but are now considered to be digestifs, rather than medicines

-Biology:*A vine in the nightshade family, Solanum dulcamara*Some species of vines in the genus Celastrus, including American bittersweet and Oriental bittersweet -Biology:*A vine in the nightshade family, Solanum dulcamara*Some species of vines in the genus Celastrus, including American bittersweet (C. scandens) and Oriental bittersweet -Biology:*A vine in the nightshade family, Solanum dulcamara*Some species of vines in the genus Celastrus, including American bittersweet (C. scandens) and Oriental bittersweet (C

-Biology:*A vine in the nightshade family, Solanum dulcamara*Some species of vines in the genus Celastrus, including American bittersweet and Oriental bittersweet -Biology:*A vine in the nightshade family, Solanum dulcamara*Some species of vines in the genus Celastrus, including American bittersweet (C. scandens) and Oriental bittersweet -Biology:*A vine in the nightshade family, Solanum dulcamara*Some species of vines in the genus Celastrus, including American bittersweet (C. scandens) and Oriental bittersweet (C

Bittersweet (Fuel song)
"Bittersweet" is Fuel's second single from the album Sunburn.It peaked at #15 on the Billboard Rock Mainstream charts in 1998.-Track listing:# "Bittersweet"# "Bittersweet "# "Shimmer "

Bittersweet (Hoodoo Gurus song)
"Bittersweet" was a single by Australian rock group Hoodoo Gurus which reached #10 on the Melbourne Record Charts. It was released on Big Time Records in June, 1985; and was written by Dave Faulkner.

Bivalent may refer to:*Bivalent , a molecule formed from two or more atoms bound together as a single unitmolecule*Bivalent , an engine that can operate on two different type of fuel*Bivalent , a pair of homologous chromosomes

Bivouac may refer to:* Bivouac Peak, a mountain in the Teton Range, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA* A military camp** Bivouac shelter** Bivouac sack, or "bivy sack" or bivy bag, an extremely lightweight alternative to traditional tent systems

Bivouac (album)
Bivouac is the second album by American punk band Jawbreaker, released on Tupelo/Communion Records in 1992.- LP tracks :# "Shield Your Eyes" - 3:10# "Big" - 5:06# "Sleep" - 4:06# "Donatello" - 3:03# "P.S

Bivouac (band)
Bivouac were a British alternative rock band from Derby who were active in the 1990s. They released two albums on the independent label Elemental, before being signed by DGC/Geffen for the 1995 album Full Size Boy.-History:

Biz or BIZ may refer to:* Biz *Business, informal abbreviation* Belize, a country in Central America* The Bank for International Settlements *.biz, an Internet top-level domain

Bizarre may refer to:*Bizarre , solo rapper as well as member of the group D12*Bizarre , Spanish rock band*Bizarre , a Canadian sketch comedy television series

Bizou is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.

Bizous is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in south-western France.-References:*

Bjarne is a Nordic male name, a variant of Bjorn, and can refer to the following people:*Bjarne Andersson, a cross-country skiier*Bjarne Berg-Sæther, a Norwegian politician*Bjarne Berntsen, a Norwegian football coach and former player

BJD may refer to:* Biju Janata Dal, a political party in India* Ballyjamesduff, a town in Ireland* Ball-jointed doll* Barycentric Julian Date, a time correction in astronomy

BK is Burger King, a global chain of fast food restaurants.Bk is the chemical symbol for Berkelium.BK or Bk may also refer to:-Companies or institutions:*Bagsværd Kostskole og Gymnasium, a Danish private school

Blab! is a comics anthology edited by Monte Beauchamp. Though its primary focus is comics, it regularly features articles with non-comics illustration and graphic design. Early issues were published by Kitchen Sink Press

Black is the color of objects that do not emit or reflect light in any part of the visible spectrum; they absorb all such frequencies of light

Black (Automobile)
The C.H. Black Manufacturing Company built the Black phaetons, dos-à-dos and business waggons in 2½ to 8 HP models in Indianapolis, Indiana, from 1896-1900. There is some evidence that they built a vehicle as early as 1891.

Black (novel)
Black: The Birth of Evil is a novel by author Ted Dekker. It is the first book in the Circle Series, and is a part of the Books of History Chronicles.-Plot summary:

Black (Psychic TV VHS)
Black is a live VHS by Psychic TV. The performance was recorded at the Subterrania Club in London on March 6, 1991. Black was later paired with Joy and released on DVD as Black Joy.

Black (Sevendust song)
"Black" is the debut single by Sevendust and lead single from their self-titled debut album. Released in 1998, the song deals with racism that lead singer Lajon Witherspoon has experienced. "Black" is a fan favorite song and was included on their Best of

Black and Blue (film)
Black and Blue is an American made for TV movie released in the USA in 1999. Based on the novel by Anna Quindlen, the story centers around Frances Benedetto , a victim of domestic violence. The movie follows Frances's relationship to her increasingly abusive husband , and her eventual escape with her son

Black and Blue (musical)
Black and Blue is a musical revue celebrating the black culture of dance and music in Paris between World War I and World War II.Based on an idea by Mel Howard and conceived by Hector Orezzoli and Claudio Segovia, it consists of songs by artists such as W. C

Black and Blue (song)
"Black and Blue" is a 1971 song by Chain which is said to be "genuine Australian blues". It is a song about a chain gang from Australia's convict past, and it struck a raw chord with young suburban audiences, to the extent that it reached #1 on the Australian charts

Black and Blue (Van Halen song)
"Black and Blue" is a rock song written by the group Van Halen for their 1988 album OU812. It is one of six singles issued for the album, and was the first from the album to hit #1 on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart.

Black and Blue (video)
Black and Blue is a live video by heavy metal bands Black Sabbath and Blue Öyster Cult filmed during their 1980 co-headlining tour.The video was released in 1980 on VHS and Betamax video format, with subsequent releases on laserdisc. It was due to be released on DVD in 2002

Black and Tan
Black and Tan is a drink made from a blend of pale ale, usually Bass Pale Ale, and a dark beer such as a stout or porter, most often Guinness. Sometimes a pale lager is used instead of ale; this is usually called a half and half. Contrary to popular belief, however, Black and Tan as a mixture of two beers is not a drink commonly consumed in Ireland

Black and White (1913 film)
Black and White is a 1913 American comedy film featuring Harry Carey.-Cast:* Harry Carey* Donald Crisp* Grace Henderson* Dave Morris as The Tramp* Clarence Barr as The Gardener

Black and White (ballet)
Black and White is a ballet made by New York City Ballet balletmaster, subsequently balletmaster in chief, Peter Martins to some of Michael Torke's eponymous music which was commissioned for City Ballet's American Music Festival; the premiere took place May 7, 1988, at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center

Black and White (book)
Black and White is a book by David Macaulay. Released by Houghton Mifflin, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1991. The book contains four different illustrated stories told at once, two on the left hand page and two on the right

Black and White (magazine)
Black and White: A Weekly Illustrated Record and Review was a British illustrated weekly periodical founded in 1891 by Charles Norris Williamson. In 1912 it was incorporated with The Sphere.

Black and white (slang)
Black and white is an American slang term for a police car that is painted in large panels of black and white or generally any "marked" police car. Historically, this scheme was much favored by North American police forces because it allowed the unambiguous recognition of patrol units from a significant distance

Black Antshrike
The Black Antshrike is a species of bird in the Thamnophilidae family.It is found in Colombia and Panama. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.

Black art
Black art can refer to:* Art forms by persons of African descent ** specifically to the American, Australasian or European Black

Car Warriors
Car Warriors is a four-issue comic book series published in 1991 by Epic Comics. It was followed by a three-volume series of novels set in the same world but featuring different characters.

Car wash
A car wash or auto wash is a facility used to clean the exterior and, in some cases, the interior of motor vehicles.- Categories :

Car-free movement
The car-free movement is a broad, informal, emergent network of individuals and organizations including social activists, urban planners and others brought together by a shared belief that cars are too dominant in most modern cities

The carabao or Bubalus bubalis carabanesis is a subspecies of the domesticated water buffalo found in the Philippines, Guam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and various parts of Southeast Asia

The caracal is a fiercely territorial medium-sized cat ranging over Western Asia, South Asia and Africa.The word caracal comes from the Turkish word "karakulak", meaning "black ear". In North India and Pakistan, the caracal is locally known as syahgosh or shyahgosh, which is a Persian term meaning black ears

Caracas , officially Santiago de León de Caracas, is the capital and largest city of Venezuela; natives or residents are known as Caraquenians in English . It is located in the northern part of the country, following the contours of the narrow Caracas Valley on the Venezuelan coastal mountain range

Caracol TV
Caracol Televisión is a Colombian private national television network, owned by Julio Mario Santo Domingo.- History :Caracol Televisión started in 1954 when Organización de Radiodifusora Caracol offered to afford national television costs, then state-run, through commercial spots

-Company:Carad was a brand of the Ets. G.L. Carpentier, a small Belgian electronics manufacturer located in Kuurne, near Kortrijk. It existed from 1925 to 1975

Carambola, also known as starfruit, is the fruit of Averrhoa carambola, a species of tree native to the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The fruit is a popular food throughout Southeast Asia, the South Pacific and parts of East Asia

Caramelization is the browning of sugar, a process used extensively in cooking for the resulting nutty flavor and brown color. As the process occurs, volatile chemicals are released, producing the characteristic caramel flavor.

Caras-Severin County
Caraș-Severin is a county of Romania, in the historical region of Banat and few villages in Transylvania, with the county seat at Reșița.-Demographics:The county is part of the Danube-Kris-Mureș-Tisza euroregion.

Carat (purity)
The karat or carat is a unit of purity for gold alloys.- Measure :Karat purity is measured as 24 times the purity by mass:where

Caratacus was a first century British chieftain of the Catuvellauni tribe, who led the British resistance to the Roman conquest.

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was an Italian artist active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily between 1593 and 1610. His paintings, which combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, had a formative influence on the Baroque school of painting.Caravaggio trained as a painter in Milan under a master who had himself

A caravel is a small, highly maneuverable sailing ship developed in the 15th century by the Portuguese to explore along the West African coast and into the Atlantic Ocean. The lateen sails gave her speed and the capacity for sailing to windward

Carbamazepine is an anticonvulsant and mood-stabilizing drug used primarily in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder, as well as trigeminal neuralgia

A carbanion is an anion in which carbon has an unshared pair of electrons and bears a negative charge usually with three substituents for a total of eight valence electrons. The carbanion exists in a trigonal pyramidal geometry. Formally a carbanion is the conjugate base of a carbon acid.where B stands for the base

Carbis Bay
Carbis Bay is a village and seaside resort in Cornwall, United Kingdom. It lies one mile SE of St Ives on the west side of St Ives Bay on the Atlantic coast.

A carbohydrate is an organic compound with the empirical formula ; that is, consists only of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, with a hydrogen:oxygen atom ratio of 2:1 . However, there are exceptions to this. One common example would be deoxyribose, a component of DNA, which has the empirical formula C5H10O4

In organic chemistry, a carbomer is an expanded molecule obtained by insertion of a C2 unit in a given molecule. Carbomers differ from their templates in size but not in symmetry when each C–C single bond is replaced by at least one alkyne bond, and when a double bond is replaced by an allene bond

Carbon is the chemical element with symbol C and atomic number 6. As a member of group 14 on the periodic table, it is nonmetallic and tetravalent—making four electrons available to form covalent chemical bonds

Carbon black
Carbon black is a material produced by the incomplete combustion of heavy petroleum products such as FCC tar, coal tar, ethylene cracking tar, and a small amount from vegetable oil. Carbon black is a form of amorphous carbon that has a high surface-area-to-volume ratio, although its surface-area-to-volume ratio is low compared to that of activated carbon

Carbon cycle
The carbon cycle is the biogeochemical cycle by which carbon is exchanged among the biosphere, pedosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere of the Earth

Carbon dioxide
Carbon dioxide is a naturally occurring chemical compound composed of two oxygen atoms covalently bonded to a single carbon atom

Carbon dioxide sink
A carbon sink is a natural or artificial reservoir that accumulates and stores some carbon-containing chemical compound for an indefinite period. The process by which carbon sinks remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is known as carbon sequestration

Carbon fiber
Carbon fiber, alternatively graphite fiber, carbon graphite or CF, is a material consisting of fibers about 5–10 μm in diameter and composed mostly of carbon atoms. The carbon atoms are bonded together in crystals that are more or less aligned parallel to the long axis of the fiber

Carbon footprint
A carbon footprint has historically been defined as "the total set of greenhouse gas emissions caused by an organization, event, product or person.". However, calculating a carbon footprint which conforms to this definition is often impracticable due to the large amount of data required, which is often costly and time consuming to obtain

Carbon microphone
The carbon microphone, also known as a carbon button microphone or a carbon transmitter, is a sound-to-electrical signal transducer consisting of two metal plates separated by granules of carbon. One plate faces outward and acts as a diaphragm

Carbon monoxide
Carbon monoxide , also called carbonous oxide, is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that is slightly lighter than air. It is highly toxic to humans and animals in higher quantities, although it is also produced in normal animal metabolism in low quantities, and is thought to have some normal biological functions.Carbon monoxide consists of one carbon atom and one

Carbon monoxide detector
A carbon monoxide detector or CO detector is a device that detects the presence of the carbon monoxide gas in order to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. CO is a colorless and odorless compound produced by incomplete combustion. It is often referred to as the "silent killer" because it is virtually undetectable without using detection technology

Carbon nanotube
Carbon nanotubes are allotropes of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure. Nanotubes have been constructed with length-to-diameter ratio of up to 132,000,000:1, significantly larger than for any other material

Carbon tax
A carbon tax is an environmental tax levied on the carbon content of fuels. It is a form of carbon pricing. Carbon is present in every hydrocarbon fuel and is released as carbon dioxide when they are burnt. In contrast, non-combustion energy sources—wind, sunlight, hydropower, and nuclear—do not convert hydrocarbons to

Carbon tetrachloride
Carbon tetrachloride, also known by many other names is the organic compound with the formula CCl4. It was formerly widely used in fire extinguishers, as a precursor to refrigerants, and as a cleaning agent

Carbon-12 is the more abundant of the two stable isotopes of the element carbon, accounting for 98.89% of carbon; it contains 6 protons, 6 neutrons, and 6 electrons.

Carbon-14, 14C, or radiocarbon, is a radioactive isotope of carbon with a nucleus containing 6 protons and 8 neutrons. Its presence in organic materials is the basis of the radiocarbon dating method pioneered by Willard Libby and colleagues , to date archaeological, geological, and hydrogeological samples.Carbon-14 was discovered on 27 February 1940, by Martin Kamen and

Carbon-carbon bond
A carbon–carbon bond is a covalent bond between two carbon atoms. The most common form is the single bond: a bond composed of two electrons, one from each of the two atoms. The carbon–carbon single bond is a sigma bond and is said to be formed between one hybridized orbital from each of the carbon atoms

Carbonaceous film
A carbonaceous film is an organism outline of a fossil. It is a type of fossil found in any rock when organic material is compressed, leaving a thick carbon film.

Pasta alla carbonara is an Italian pasta dish based on eggs, cheese , bacon , and black pepper

In chemistry, a carbonate is a salt of carbonic acid, characterized by the presence of the carbonate ion, . The name may also mean an ester of carbonic acid, an organic compound containing the carbonate group C2.

Carbonate platform
A carbonate platform is a sedimentary body which possesses topographic relief, and is composed of autochthonous calcareous deposits . Platform growth is mediated by sessile organisms whose skeletons build up the reef or by organisms which induce carbonate precipitation through their metabolism

Carbonated water
Carbonated water is water into which carbon dioxide gas under pressure has been dissolved, a process that causes the water to become effervescent.

Carbonation is the process of dissolving carbon dioxide in water. The process usually involves carbon dioxide under high pressure. When the pressure is reduced, the carbon dioxide is released from the solution as small bubbles, which cause the solution to "fizz." This effect is seen in carbonated soft drinks.Carbonation can also describe a chemical reaction, one example of which is

Carbonyl sulfide
Carbonyl sulfide is the chemical compound with the formula OCS. Commonly written as COS, it is a colourless flammable gas with an unpleasant odor. It is a linear molecule consisting of a carbonyl group double bonded to a sulfur atom

Carbonylation refers to reactions that introduce carbon monoxide into organic and inorganic substrates. Carbon monoxide is abundantly available and conveniently reactive, so it is widely used as a reactant in industrial chemistry.-Organic chemistry:

A carborane is a cluster composed of boron and carbon atoms. Like many of the related boranes, these clusters are polyhedra and are similarly classified as closo-, nido-, arachno-, hypho-, etc

Carboxylic acid
Carboxylic acids are organic acids characterized by the presence of at least one carboxyl group. The general formula of a carboxylic acid is R-COOH, where R is some monovalent functional group

A carburetor , carburettor, or carburetter is a device that blends air and fuel for an internal combustion engine. It is sometimes shortened to carb in North America and the United Kingdom.

Carcano is the frequently used name for a series of Italian bolt-action military rifles and carbines. Introduced in 1891, this rifle was chambered for the rimless 6.5x52mm Mannlicher-Carcano Cartuccia Modello 1895 cartridge. It was developed by the chief technician Salvatore Carcano at the Turin Army Arsenal in 1890 and called the Model 91

Carcinoid is a slow-growing type of neuroendocrine tumor, originating in the cells of the neuroendocrine system.In 2000, the World Health Organization redefined "carcinoid", but this new definition has not been accepted by all practitioners. This has led to some complexity in distinguishing between carcinoid and other neuroendocrine tumors in the literature

The mangrove horseshoe crab, Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda, is a marine chelicerate arthropod. Despite its name, it is more closely related to spiders and scorpions than to crabs. It is the only species in the genus Carcinoscorpius

Cardamom refers to several plants of the genera Elettaria and Amomum in the ginger family Zingiberaceae. Both genera are native to India and Bhutan; they are recognised by their small seed pod, triangular in cross-section and spindle-shaped, with a thin papery outer shell and small black seeds

Cardboard box
Cardboard boxes are industrially prefabricated boxes, primarily used for packaging goods and materials. Specialists in industry seldom use the term cardboard because it does not denote a specific material.

Cardiac action potential
In electrocardiography, the cardiac action potential is a specialized action potential in the heart, necessary for the electrical conduction system of the heart.

Cardiac arrest
Cardiac arrest, is the cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract effectively

Cardiac electrophysiology
Cardiac electrophysiology is the science of elucidating, diagnosing, and treating the electrical activities of the heart. The term is usually used to describe studies of such phenomena by invasive catheter recording of spontaneous activity as well as of cardiac responses to programmed electrical stimulation

Cardiac muscle
Cardiac muscle is a type of involuntary striated muscle found in the walls and histologic foundation of the heart, specifically the myocardium. Cardiac muscle is one of three major types of muscle, the others being skeletal and smooth muscle

Cardinal or The Cardinal may refer to:* Cardinal , a senior official of the Catholic Church- Animals :* Cardinal or Cardinalidae, a family of North and South American birds* Paroaria, a South American genus of birds

Cardinal (bird)
The Cardinals or Cardinalidae are a family of passerine birds found in North and South America. The South American cardinals in the genus Paroaria are placed in another family, the Thraupidae .

Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts
Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts is a Catholic arts high school located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.-History:Throughout the 1980s the Metropolitan Separate School Board considered establishing a school for the visual and performing arts

Cardinal direction
The four cardinal directions or cardinal points are the directions of north, east, south, and west, commonly denoted by their initials: N, E, S, W. East and west are at right angles to north and south, with east being in the direction of rotation and west being directly opposite. Intermediate points between the four cardinal directions form the points of the compass

Carding is a mechanical process that breaks up locks and unorganised clumps of fibre and then aligns the individual fibres so that they are more or less parallel with each other. The word is derived from the Latin carduus meaning teasel, as dried vegetable teasels were first used to comb the raw wool

Cardio Kickboxing
Aerobic kickboxing is a sport-specific equipment-based exercise program created by Frank Thiboutot at The Bay Club in Portland, Maine in 1992 as "Cardio Kickboxing"

Cardiology is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the heart . The field includes diagnosis and treatment of congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease and electrophysiology

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is an emergency procedure which is performed in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing in a person in cardiac arrest. It is indicated in those who are unresponsive with no breathing or abnormal breathing, for example agonal respirations

Cardoness Castle
Cardoness Castle is a well-preserved 15th Century tower house just south west of Gatehouse of Fleet, south west Scotland. It was originally owned by the MacCulloch family of Galloway also known as the MacCullochs of Myreton. They abandoned the castle in the late 17th Century, following the execution of Sir Godfrey McCulloch for the murder of a Clan Gordon neighbour

Career Education Corporation
Career Education Corporation , founded in 1994, is a postsecondary education provider with campus-based and online curricula. On July 1, 2003, Career Education Corporation merged with competitor Whitman Education Group, Inc., gaining control over the latter's Sanford-Brown Colleges, Ultrasound Diagnostic Schools , and Colorado

Careless Whisper
"Careless Whisper" is a 1984 single by George Michael , released by Epic Records in the UK, Japan, and other countries; and by Columbia Records in North America. The song was George Michael's first solo single although he was still performing in Wham! at the time

Caremark Rx
Caremark Pharmacy Services is the prescription benefit management subsidiary of CVS Caremark Corporation, headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island and Nashville, Tennessee.-Company history:

Carey Mansion
Carey Mansion, originally called Seaview Terrace, is a sprawling French Renaissance château located in Newport, Rhode Island. It was the last of the great "Summer Cottages” constructed, and is the fifth-largest of Newport's mansions — after The Breakers, Ochre Court, Belcourt Castle, and Rough Point.The television show Dark Shadows used its exterior as the fictional

Careya arborea
Careya arborea is a species of tree in the Lecythidaceae family, in India. It is known as Kumbhi in Hindi, and Slow Match Tree in English.