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1) Weyburn. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Weyburn, (waŽbrn) (KEY) , city (1991 pop. 9,673), SE Sask., Canada, SE of Regina. A trade center for a wheat-growing and oil-producing region, it has grain elevators...

2) water power. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The wooden water wheel, long utilized for driving machinery in flour mills and factories, was largely supplanted by the steam engine in the early 19th cent. In modern...

3) Nashua. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Merrimack and Nashua rivers near the Mass. line; settled c.1655, inc. as a city 1853. Because of the availability of water power, Nashua developed (early 19th cent.)...

4) Parker Dam. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Parker Dam, at the Ariz.-Calif. line, on the Colorado River; completed 1938. It is 320 ft (98 m) high and 856 ft (261 m) long. The dam impounds water for Los Angeles...

5) fall line. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Such erosion follows a crooked line along a coast. River vessels usually cannot travel beyond a fall line and their cargoes must be unloaded there. The falls (see...

6) motor, electric. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...When an electric current is passed through a wire loop that is in a magnetic field, the loop will rotate and the rotating motion is transmitted to a shaft, providing...

7) Kirkintilloch. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...East Dunbartonshire, W Scotland, on the Forth and Clyde Canal. An engineering center, the town has factories that produce mining machinery, valves, and concrete....

8) Ba'ath party. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Arab political party, in Syria and in Iraq. Its main ideological objectives are secularism, socialism, and pan-Arab unionism. Founded in Damascus in 1941 and reformed,...

9) Boise, river, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...United States, river, c.160 mi (260 km) long, rising in SW Idaho and flowing west to join the Snake River at the Oregon line. In 1811 the Boise River, originally...

10) veto. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution gives the president the power to veto any bill passed by Congress. The president's veto power is limited; it may not be used...

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