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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

(pron. veery), coloured pyrotechnic lights fired from a very pistol on board ship in order to communicate with another ship or with the shore. The very pistol has now been superseded by...

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very light

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

(pron. veery), coloured pyrotechnic lights fired from a very pistol on board ship in order to communicate with another ship or with the shore. The very pistol has now been superseded by...

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Very light

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 32 words.

a flare fired into the air from a pistol for signaling or for temporary illumination.

early 20th cent.: named after

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Does a strong particle accelerator arise very close to the light cylinder in a pulsar magnetosphere?

K. Hirotani.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters

P ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 2209 words.

We examine if an efficient particle acceleration takes place by a magnetic-field-aligned electric field near the light cylinder in a rotating neutron star magnetosphere. Constructing the...

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Very light magnetized jets on large scales – I. Evolution and magnetic fields

V. Gaibler, M. Krause and M. Camenzind.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 12506 words.

Magnetic fields, which are undoubtedly present in extragalactic jets and responsible for the observed synchrotron radiation, can affect the morphology and dynamics of the jets and their...

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The nature of very faint X-ray binaries: hints from light curves

C. O. Heinke, A. Bahramian, N. Degenaar and R. Wijnands.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

P ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 7268 words.

Very faint X-ray binaries (VFXBs), defined as having peak luminosities L X of 1034–1036 erg s−1, have been uncovered in significant numbers, but remain poorly understood. We...

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Nitric Oxide Down-Regulation of Carotenoid Synthesis and PSII Activity in Relation to Very High Light-Induced Singlet Oxygen Production and Oxidative Stress in <i>Chlamydomonas reinhardtii</i>

Hsueh-Ling Chang, Yuan-Ting Hsu, Cheng-Yang Kang and Tse-Min Lee.

in Plant and Cell Physiology

August 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Biochemistry; Molecular and Cell Biology. 11404 words.

Nitric oxide (NO) was produced in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cells 30 min after illumination at a very high light intensity of 3,000 µmol m−2 s−1 (VHL) followed by singlet oxygen (1O2)...

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The Latest on Indirect Effect of WTO Law in the EC Legal Order

Geert A. Zonnekeyn.

in Journal of International Economic Law

September 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 0 words.

CASE NOTE ON THREE JUDGMENTS OF THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE IN THE INTERNAL EC BANANA BATTLE

The judgments of the Court of First Instance (‘CFI’) in the banana cases of 20 March 2001...

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VLJ

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 6 words.

Very light jet aviation term.

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The United Nations Committee on Non‐governmental Organizations: Guarding the Entrance to a Politically Divided House

Jurij Daniel Aston.

in European Journal of International Law

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

In his recent ‘Millennium Report’ the Secretary‐General of the United Nations spread his arms widely to embrace civil society. Yet the present institutional framework of the UN allows only...

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photophobia

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 7 words.

Very sensitive to light. Contrast photophilous.

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photophobic

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 7 words.

Very sensitive to light. Contrast photophilous.

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photophobic

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 7 words.

Very sensitive to light. Contrast photophilous.

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photalgia

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. pain in the eye caused by very bright light.

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photalgia <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 12 words.

pain in the eye caused by very bright light.

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photalgia <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 12 words.

pain in the eye caused by very bright light.

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photalgia <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 14 words.

pain in the eye caused by very bright light.

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photalgia

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 11 words.

n. pain in the eye caused by very bright light.

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photalgia <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 11 words.

pain in the eye caused by very bright light.

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The 1990 Dublin Convention: A Comprehensive Assessment

Agnès Hurwitz.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 1999; p ublished online October 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

The 1990 Dublin Convention which entered into force on 1 September 1997, establishes a system determining the State responsible for examining the applications for asylum lodged in one of the...

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drizzle

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 13 words.

Very light rain composed of very fine droplets formed by stratus clouds.

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