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dividing engine

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

Is a machine employed to generate exact divisions on scientific scales.

These can be linear scales, such as those on slide rules, though the greatest energy in mechanical division...

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dividing engine

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

Is a machine employed to generate exact divisions on scientific scales.

These can be linear scales, such as those on slide rules, though the greatest energy in mechanical division...

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dividing engine

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 16 words.

An instrument for making accurate subdivisions on linear, circular, or cylindrical scales of measurement.

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dividing engine

Allan Chapman.

in The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 520 words.

is a machine employed to generate exact divisions on scientific scales.

These can be linear scales, such as those on

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engine torque

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier.

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering. 18 words.

The output power of an engine divided by the output-shaft rotation speed in rad/s.

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search visibility

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 87 words.

The prominence of a domain or webpage within search engine results (a high-ranking site having high visibility); often divided into

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A Sea of Difference: The International Labor Organization and the Search for Common Standards, 1919–1946

Leon Fink.

in Sweatshops at Sea

March 2011; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic History. 9652 words.

This chapter argues that, contrary to the romantic view of seafaring, the realities of the age of steam presented a rather different picture. Though sailing vessels continued to carry a...

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Postwar Drama and Technology

Roger Bechtel.

in The Oxford Handbook of American Drama

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 7612 words.

This essay examines the role of technology in American drama in the postwar period. It divides technology as a theme into three categories: technology and capital, the Cold War, and the...

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Technological change

Alex Roland.

in War and Technology

October 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Military History. 9118 words.

‘Technological change’ presents three perspectives on the nature of change in military technology: research and development, dual-use technologies, and military revolutions. World War II...

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A Year in Review: Summarizing Published Literature in Music Therapy in 2012

Christine Gallagher, Laura Mullan and Jillian Tolman.

in Music Therapy Perspectives

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. 8435 words.

The purpose of this article is to identify, analyze and categorize all published English language articles in music therapy from 2012. Major search engines were utilized to identify and...

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The Beginnings of a New Technology: The Constructors of Early Steamboats, 1812-1822

John Armstrong and David M. Williams.

in The Impact of Technological Change

January 2011; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 9898 words.

This final chapter considers the engineering and building work involved in the construction of early steamships, using a list of steamboats built between 1811 and 1822 that the authors...

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fuel tank

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

A container for the propellant of a rocket or spacecraft. The space shuttle has a large main external fuel tank and two strap-on solid rocket boosters, which are reusable.

The main...

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The Polarization of Bilingual Education

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela.

in Classroom Wars

April 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Social and Cultural History. 11899 words.

In the two years after the passage of the 1968 federal Bilingual Education Act, bilingual-bicultural education evolved from a relatively uncontroversial issue that garnered significant...

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Moorings

Teresa Gowan.

in Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders

July 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 14350 words.

This chapter explores how congregations of street dwellers in San Francisco, California separated into different subcultures and spaces, highlighting a dramatized semiotic divide between...

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Official Attitudes

Michael Fellman.

in Inside War

April 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 24763 words.

This chapter includes the official Union policy, the official Confederate policy, and the Union policy in the field. The guerrilla war had undermined values and blew off respectable...

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A Year in Review: Summarizing Published Literature in Music Therapy in 2014

Jillian Tolman, Valerie Jackson and Anne-Michele Maher.

in Music Therapy Perspectives

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Applied Music; Music Therapy; Music Psychology. 10097 words.

In an ongoing effort to summarize, centralize, and provide easy access to music therapy research, the purpose of this article is to identify, analyze, and categorize all published English...

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A Year in Review: Summarizing Published Literature in Music Therapy in 2011

Matthew Jeremy Edler, Andrew Ghrayeb, Pawel Machura, Mary Kate McNulty and Anthony Meadows.

in Music Therapy Perspectives

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. 0 words.

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The purpose of this article is to identify, analyze and categorize all published English language articles in music therapy in 2011. Major search...

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hull

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

1 Probably from the German hulla or hulle, a cloak or covering, the main body of a ship apart from its masts, rigging, and all internal fittings, including engines, etc. It...

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Trabant

Overview page. Subjects: Industrial and Commercial Art.

(first manufactured 1955)

The box‐like Trabant car was a potent symbol of East German values in the years immediately following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and was...

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Landscapes of the Secular

Nicolas Howe.

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Religious Studies. 249 pages.

Secularization has changed how Americans see their cultural landscape. This book explains why by examining the language and lived experience of legal conflict over sacred space since the...

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great council and king's council

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Elementary prudence dictated that medieval monarchs should seek the advice of their greatest subjects and should be seen to have their support. Anglo‐Saxon monarchs had the witan. Norman...

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