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1) disk plow. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The one-way disk has essentially replaced other plows in areas where wind erosion of the soil is a problem as it can work the soil without turning it completely over,...

2) optical disk. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mini Disc player, have a special layer, as of barium ferrite, that can be magnetically polarized by a recording head when heated with a laser. Data or sound may be...

3) nimbus, in art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Buddhist and other Asian art and by the early Greeks and Romans to designate gods and heroes and appeared in Christian art in the 5th cent. Although usually a circle...

4) record player. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...This disk is known as a phonograph record, or simply a record (see sound recording). In using a record player, a record is placed on the player's motor-driven turntable,...

5) videodisc. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Two quite different videodisc systems have been developed. One operates much like a record player, using a mechanical stylus that senses varying patterns of electrical...

6) eccentric. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...One flat, open, circular end of a rod fits around the edge of the disk; the other end is usually attached to a block that slides in a slot. As the shaft rotates the...

7) transit. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The passage of a large body across a smaller one is called an eclipse or occultation.) All of the fixed stars transit the celestial meridian once daily; an observer...

8) brake, in technology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Types Friction BrakesFriction brakes, the most common kind, operate on the principle that friction can be used to convert the mechanical energy of a moving object...

9) coin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Coinage was probably invented independently in Lydia or in the Aegean Islands and in China before 700 B.C. The earliest known example is an electrum coin (c.700 B.C.)...

10) gong. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...First used in Western music in the funeral march of Gossec's Mirabeau (1791), the gong has since been a regular member of the European-type orchestra, but it is used...

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