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1) submarine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Submarines are almost always warships, although a few are used for scientific or business purposes (see also submersible). 1 Development of the Modern SubmarineThe...

2) air-cushion vehicle. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...These vehicles are supported in various ways. Some of them have a specially designed wing that will lift them just off the surface over which they travel when they...

3) guilds. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Western Europe in the Middle Ages. Membership was by profession or craft, and the primary function was to establish local control over that profession or craft by...

4) industrial union. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The industrial union is sometimes referred to as a vertical union, since it accepts workers from the least to the most skilled as members. Prior to the 1870s, unions...

5) union, labor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Historically there have been two chief types of unions: the horizontal, or craft, union, in which all the members are skilled in a certain craft (e.g., the International...

6) balloon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...During flight, altitude may be gained by discarding ballast (e.g., bags of sand) and may be lost by releasing some of the lifting gas from its container. 1Although...

7) joinery. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Where carpentry refers to the rougher, simpler, and primarily structural elements of wood assembling, joinery has to do with difficult surfaces and curvatures, such...

8) ship. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Navy the term boat refers to any vessel that is small enough to be hoisted aboard a ship, and ship is used for any larger vessel; all submarines, no matter what size,...

9) apprenticeship. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The practice was known in ancient Babylon, Egypt, Greece, and Rome, as well as in modern Europe and to some extent in the United States. Typically, in medieval Europe,...

10) vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...While a balloon or an airship has obvious VTOL capability, both are very inefficient at moving parallel to the earth's surface. The autogiro and the helicopter offer...

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