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Air Intercept Rocket

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(ār) the gaseous mixture that makes up the earth's atmosphere; it is an odorless, colorless gas, consisting of about 1 part by volume of oxygen to 4 parts of nitrogen, the proportion varying somewhat according to conditions. It also contains small amounts of carbon dioxide, ammonia, argon, and other gases organic m...
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(from the article `surfing`) ...the board along the top of a breaking wave), `reverses` (rapid changes of direction), 360s (turning the board through 360 degrees on the face of ...
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[n] - (archaic) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles) 2. [n] - a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing 3. [n] - the region above the ground 4. [n] - medium for radio and television broadcasting 5. [n] - a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thi...
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• (n.) Utterance abroad; publicity; vent. • (n.) To expose for the sake of public notice; to display ostentatiously; as, to air one`s opinion. • (n.) The fluid which we breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the atmosphere. It is invisible, inodorous, insipid, transparent, compressible, elastic, and ponderable. • (n.) A particu...
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noun medium for radio and television broadcasting; `the program was on the air from 9 til midnight`; `the president used the airwaves to take his message to the people`
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noun the region above the ground; `her hand stopped in mid air`; `he threw the ball into the air`
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(chemistry) The mixture of gases making up the Earth's atmosphere
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[1977 video game] Air is a text-based aerial warfare mainframe computer game written in {vgy|1977} by Kelton Flinn and John Taylor. Air foreshadowed the first graphical MMOG, Air Warrior, which was released by the company Flinn and Taylor later founded, Kesmai. Although Air was by today`s standards a primitive text-based game, its influence...
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[classical element] Air is often seen as a universal power or pure substance. Its supposed fundamental importance to life can be seen in words such as aspire, inspire, perspire and spirit, all derived from the Latin spirare. ==Greek and Roman tradition== Air is one of the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science. Acco...
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[free jazz trio] Air was a free jazz trio founded in 1971 by saxophone player, Henry Threadgill, double bassist, Fred Hopkins, and drummer, Steve McCall. They combined radical free improvisation with a strong sense of tune and equal emphasis on each instrument in the group. They began when Threadgill was asked by Columbia College in Chicago...
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[Maillol] Air is a lead or bronze sculpture, by Aristide Maillol. He modeled Dina Vierny in plaster in 1938, and casts were made after his death. It is an edition of six. Examples are located at the Kröller-Müller Museum, Jardin des Tuileries, J. Paul Getty Museum, Norton Simon Museum, and Kimbell Art Museum. ...
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[music] Air (Italian: `aria`; also ayr, ayre in French), a variant of the musical song form (in opera, cantata and oratorio often referred to as aria), is the name of various song-like vocal or instrumental compositions, and can also be applied to the interchangeable melodies of folk songs and ballads. ==English lute ayres== Lute ayres emer...
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[painting] Air ...is a painting created by Flemish painter Jan van Kessel (1626-1679) and was painted around the year 1647. It is a part of the permanent collection at the Flint Institute of Arts. == Description == The four elements - earth, air, fire and water - were popular subjects with 17th century painters. In this painting, air is rep...
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[Prevention and Control of Pollution] The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 an Act of the Parliament of India to control and prevent air pollution. It was amended in 1987. ...
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[program] AIR (Automated Image Registration) is a program suite for volume-based image registration constructed by Roger P. Woods from UCLA School of Medicine. It reads and writes Analyze volume files and can work with 4x4 transformation matrices stored in its own file format with the filename extension .air. It is especially designed for n...
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[TV] Example for a discussion. See :Image:Reston,_Virginia_-_Lake_Anne_plaza.jpg for the actual image. ...
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Air (âr) noun [ Middle English air , eir , French air , Latin aër , from Greek 'ah`r , air, mist, for 'aϝhr , from root 'aϝ to blow, breathe, probably akin to English wind . In sense 10 the French has taking a mean...
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Air (âr) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Aired (ârd); present participle & verbal noun Airing .] [ See Air , noun , and confer Aërate .] 1. To expose to the air for the purp...
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1. The fluid which we breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the atmosphere. It is invisible, inodourous, insipid, transparent, compressible, elastic, and ponderable. ... By the ancient philosophers, air was regarded as an element; but modern science has shown that it is essentially a mixture of oxygen and nitrogen, with a small amount of carbon d...
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A melody, tune or song. In fiddle music, airs are often played slowly with rubato, and are not dance tunes.
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A naturally occurring mixture of gases, chiefly nitrogen and oxygen with small amounts of argon, carbon dioxide, and water vapour. Air also usually contains dust and pollen.
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air (AIR) 1. The air we breathe: Air is composed primarily of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and water vapor.' 2. Atmosphere, stratosphere, sky: 'The rocket blasted off into the air.' 3. Wind, breeze, draft, air current, air flow, waft: 'Cold air blew in through the open window.' 4. Atmosphere, aura, ambience; quality, manner, st...
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Air Injection Reaction (Secondary air injection)
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Air is a musical idea, or motive, rhythmically developed in consecutive single tones, so as to form a symmetrical and balanced whole, which may be sung by a single voice to the stanzas of a hymn or song, or even to plain prose, or played upon an instrument. In harmonised chorals, psalmody, part songs, etc., an air is the part which bears the tune o...
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