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1) cover crop. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cover crops are often the first means used to rehabilitate land that has become run down as the result of poor farming practices and neglect. Leguminous plants (e.g.,...

2) mask. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Masks have been worn from time immemorial throughout the world. They are used by primitive peoples chiefly to impersonate supernatural beings or animals in religious...

3) curfew. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The custom originated as a precaution against fires and was common throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. The curfew has most recently been used in times of turbulence,...

4) weather satellite. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Information includes cloud cover, storm location, temperature, and heat balance in the earth's atmosphere. The first weather satellites in the United States were...

5) encyclopedia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Encyclopedias and Other Reference BooksBasically an encyclopedia differs from a dictionary in that a dictionary is fundamentally devoted to words and an encyclopedia...

6) meningitis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Viral meningitisViral meningitis, sometimes referred to as nonbacterial or aseptic meningitis, is milder and more common than bacterial forms. It can be caused by...

7) police. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The foundations of the present English metropolitan police system were formulated in 1829 by Sir Robert Peel (see Scotland Yard). On the North American frontier,...

8) tapestry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The name has been extended to cover a variety of heavy materials, such as imitation tapestries woven on Jacquard looms, tapestry carpets, and upholstery and drapery...

9) decoupage. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...These cutouts are attached to the work by pasting or gluing. The simple techniques involved in this form of collage make it an easily accessible art form....

10) reparations. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Although the term is used to cover payments made to Holocaust survivors and to Japanese Americans interned during World War II in so-called relocation camps (and...

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