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1) Vane, Sir Henry, 1613-62, English statesman. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English statesman, 1613-62, English statesman; son of Sir Henry Vane (1589-1655). Early converted to Puritanism, he went to New England in 1635 and became governor...

2) Vane, Sir Henry, 1589-1655, English courtier. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English courtier, 1589-1655, English courtier; father of the Puritan leader Sir Henry Vane, the younger. He gained the favor of James I, was knighted in 1611, and...

3) weather vane. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Regardless of the design, the portion of the object with greater surface area (usually the tail) offers greater resistance to the wind and thus positions the vane...

4) wind vane. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...wind vane, see weather vane....

5) Vane, John Robert. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...John Robert, 1927-, British biochemist, Ph.D. Univ. of Oxford, 1953. With B. I. Samuelsson and Sune K. Bergstrom, Vane was awarded the 1982 Nobel Prize in Physiology...

6) Rovaniemi. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ounas and Kemi rivers. Commercial and agricultural fairs and winter sports events are held in the city. Located just south of the Arctic Circle, it is the starting...

7) pneumatic tool. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pneumatic tools are designed around three basic devices: the air cylinder, the vane motor, and the sprayer. The air cylinder contains a piston that is pushed the...

8) wind. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Wind Direction and VelocityThe direction of wind is usually indicated by a thin strip of wood, metal, or plastic (often in the shape of an arrow or a rooster) called...

9) Vanini, Lucilio. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian philosopher, who gave himself the name Julius Caesar. A freethinker, he was persecuted for his ideas and driven from one European country to another. His...

10) Vittorio Veneto. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Vittorio Veneto, (vet-to´ryo vane´to) (KEY) , town (1991 pop. 29,231), Venetia, NE Italy, in the Alpine foothills. It is a secondary industrial and commercial center...

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