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1) calendar. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The calendar is based on noting ordinary and easily observable natural events, the cycle of the sun through the seasons with equinox and solstice, and the recurrent...

2) meteor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...While still outside the atmosphere, the particle is known as a meteoroid. Countless meteoroids of varying sizes are moving about the solar system at any time. Perhaps...

3) Kellogg, Edward. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kellogg devised a system of financial control whereby the government would issue legal tender notes and then lend them on the security of real estate at a low rate...

4) International System of Units. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...International System of Units, officially called the Systeme International d'Unites, or SI, system of units adopted by the 11th General Conference on Weights and...

5) synodic period. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Because the earth moves in its own orbit, the synodic period differs from the sidereal period, which is measured relative to the stars. The synodic period of the...

6) Totleben, Eduard Ivanovich. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Russian general and military engineer. He won his chief renown in the Crimean War by his defense of Sevastopol (1854-55). In a very short time Totleben constructed...

7) Greenwich, borough, Greater London, England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greater London, SE England, on the Thames River. Manufactures include telephone equipment and underwater cable. The system of geographic longitude and time-keeping...

8) Royal Greenwich Observatory. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Royal Greenwich Observatory, astronomical observatory established in 1675 by Charles II of England; formerly known as the Royal Observatory and located at Greenwich,...

9) Greenwich mean time. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greenwich mean time, or Greenwich meridian time (GMT), the former name for mean solar time at the original site of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, which...

10) Charcot, Jean Martin. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Salpetriere in Paris the greatest clinic of his time for diseases of the nervous system. He made many important observations on these diseases, described the characteristics...

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