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Universal Character Set characters

27-Sep-2020 12:40:04

The Unicode Consortium and the International Organisation for Standardisation collaborate on the Universal Character Set. The UCS is an international standard to map characters used in natural language, mathematics, music, and other domains to machine readable values. By creating this mapping, the U ...


Equity derivative

27-Sep-2020 12:40:05

In finance, an equity derivative is a class of derivatives whose value is at least partly derived from one or more underlying equity securities. Options and futures are by far the most common equity derivatives, however there are many other types of equity derivatives that are actively traded. E ...


Economic freedom

27-Sep-2020 12:40:05

Economic freedom , or economic liberty , is the ability of people of a society to take economic actions. This is a term used in economic and policy debates as well as in the philosophy of economics. One approach to economic freedom comes from the liberal tradition emphasizing free markets, free tr ...


K-pop

27-Sep-2020 12:40:05

K-pop is a genre of popular music originating in South Korea. It is influenced by styles and genres from around the world, such as experimental, rock, jazz, gospel, hip hop, R&B, reggae, electronic dance, folk, country, and classical on top of its traditional Korean music roots. The more modern fo ...


Auguste de Pradines

27-Sep-2020 12:40:06

Auguste Linstant de Pradines , also known as August de Pradines , Ti Candio or Kandjo was an influential Haitian musician who largely created the archetype of the Haitian troubadour. Over nearly five decades, de Pradines composed love songs as well as songs of political and social commentary, ...


China Communications Services

27-Sep-2020 12:40:06

China Communications Services Corporation Limited , known as China Comservice , is a subsidiary of China Telecommunications Corporation. It is engaged in providing telecommunication infrastructure services and outsourcing services to telecommunication operators and government organizations in Chin ...


Ynys y Bîg

27-Sep-2020 12:40:07

Ynys y Bîg is a small private island in the Menai Strait attached to the island of Anglesey by a wooden bridge. The bridge runs from the grounds of a private house, itself also called Ynys y Bîg, preventing any public access. The bridge fell into disrepair but was reconstructed in 2019. The isla ...


Alupka

27-Sep-2020 12:40:07

Alupka is a resort city located in the Crimean peninsula, currently subject to a territorial dispute between the Russian Federation and Ukraine. It is located to the west of Yalta. It is famous for the Vorontsov Palace, designed by English architect Edward Blore in an extravagant mixture of Scotti ...


Aerarii

27-Sep-2020 12:40:08

The aerarii were a class of Roman citizens not included in the thirty tribes of Servius Tullius, and subject to a poll-tax arbitrarily fixed by the censor. They were: *The inhabitants of conquered towns which had been deprived of local self-government, who possessed the jus conubii and jus comm ...


Gardo Versoza

27-Sep-2020 12:40:08

Mennen Torres Polintan , known by his stage name Gardo Versoza , is a popular Filipino actor who has appeared in over forty movies and dozens of television shows. Early career. He started out in roles such as Sabik Sa Halik, Machete II, Halimuyak Ng Babae and Kirot. He was known as "NINO ESP ...


Bayless

27-Sep-2020 12:40:08

* Bayless Markets * Bayless School District * Bayless Senior High School * Becky Bayless * Betsey Bayless * Charles E. Bayless * Howard Bayless * Jerryd Bayless * Kenny Bayless * Rick Bayless * Rick Bayless (American football) * Skip Bayless * US v. Bayless ...


Ohm

27-Sep-2020 12:40:08

The ohm is the SI derived unit of electrical resistance, named after German physicist Georg Simon Ohm. Various empirically derived standard units for electrical resistance were developed in connection with early telegraphy practice, and the British Association for the Advancement of Science propos ...


Multi-Terrain Pattern

27-Sep-2020 12:40:09

Multi-Terrain Pattern is a camouflage pattern printed on equipment issued to British forces. As part of the British Ministry of Defence's Personal Equipment and Common Operational Clothing programme, three new camouflage patterns were considered for issue to British forces. These were a revised te ...


Xhosa language

27-Sep-2020 12:40:09

Xhosa , also isiXhosa , is a Nguni Bantu language with click consonants and is one of the official languages of South Africa and Zimbabwe. Xhosa is spoken as a first language by approximately 8.2 million people and by another 11 million as a second language in South Africa, mostly in Eastern Cape ...


Christopher McKay

27-Sep-2020 12:40:09

Christopher P. McKay is a planetary scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, studying planetary atmospheres, astrobiology, and terraforming. McKay majored in physics at Florida Atlantic University, where he also studied mechanical engineering, graduating in 1975, and received his PhD in from the Un ...


Scots College

27-Sep-2020 12:40:10

* Bombay Scottish School * Collège des Écossais, Montpellier * Royal Scots College * Scotch College (disambiguation) * Scots College (Paris) * Scots College (Rome) * Scots College (Sydney) * Scots College, Douai * Scots College, Wellington * Scots Kirk (disambiguation) * Scots PGC College * Scots ...


Dead centre (engineering)

27-Sep-2020 12:40:10

In a reciprocating engine, the dead centre is the position of a piston in which it is either farthest from, or nearest to, the crankshaft. The former is known as Top Dead Centre while the latter is known as Bottom Dead Centre . More generally, the dead centre is any position of a crank where th ...


PKD

27-Sep-2020 12:40:10

* ICAO PKD * Ketogenic Diet * Kings Dominion * PKD1 * PKD2 * Paleolithic diet * Paroxysmal kinesogenic dyskinesia * Philip K. Dick * Pi Kappa Delta * Polycystic kidney disease * Pyruvate kinase deficiency * Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae ...


Pilgrim Trust

27-Sep-2020 12:40:11

The Pilgrim Trust is a national grant-making trust in the United Kingdom. It is based in London and is a registered charity under English law. It was founded in 1930 with a two million pound grant by Edward Harkness, an American philanthropist. The trust's inaugural board were Stanley Baldwin, Sir ...


Royal Bermuda Regiment

27-Sep-2020 12:40:11

The Royal Bermuda Regiment , formerly the Bermuda Regiment , is the home defence unit of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. It is a single territorial infantry battalion that was formed by the amalgamation in 1965 of two originally voluntary units, the mostly black Bermuda Militia Artiller ...


GROMACS

27-Sep-2020 12:40:12

GROningen MAchine for Chemical Simulations is a molecular dynamics package mainly designed for simulations of proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids. It was originally developed in the Biophysical Chemistry department of University of Groningen, and is now maintained by contributors in universities a ...


Frightwig

27-Sep-2020 12:40:12

Frightwig is as an all-female punk rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1982 by Deanna Ashley and Mia Levin. After many line-up changes, Frightwig retired in 1994 to raise children and focus on other career paths. Frightwig reformed in 2012 with Rebecca Sevrin and Rachel Thoele. Fri ...


Hammond Pros

27-Sep-2020 12:40:12

The Hammond Pros from Hammond, Indiana played in the National Football League from 1920 to 1926 as a traveling team. History. The Pros were established by local businessman Paul Parduhn and Dr. Alva Young. Young, a boxing promoter and owner of a racing stable, also served as doctor/trainer for a ...


Drummer

27-Sep-2020 12:40:12

A drummer is a percussionist who creates music using drums. Most contemporary western bands that play rock, pop, jazz, or R&B music include a drummer for purposes including timekeeping and embellishing the musical timbre. The drummer's equipment includes a drum kit which includes various drums, cy ...


Cray MTA-2

27-Sep-2020 12:40:13

The Cray MTA-2 is a shared-memory MIMD computer marketed by Cray Inc. It is an unusual design based on the Tera computer designed by Tera Computer Company. The original Tera computer turned out to be nearly unmanufacturable due to its aggressive packaging and circuit technology. The MTA-2 was an a ...