ALMANAC

ALMANAC is the name of a major breast cancer trial. The acronym stands for `Axillary Lymphatic Mapping Against Nodal Axillary Clearance.` This major randomized trial performed in several centres in the UK produced clear evidence that sentinel node biopsy (SNB), used to stage axillary spread of disease, can be used with low failed localization an.....
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Almanac

An almanac (also archaically spelled almanack and almanach) is an annual publication that includes information such as weather forecasts, farmers` planting dates, tide tables, and tabular information often arranged according to the calendar. Astronomical data and various statistics are found in almanacs, such as the times of the rising and settin....
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almanac

[n] - an annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year 2. [n] - an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year
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Almanac

• (n.) A book or table, containing a calendar of days, and months, to which astronomical data and various statistics are often added, such as the times of the rising and setting of the sun and moon, eclipses, hours of full tide, stated festivals of churches, terms of courts, etc.
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almanac

noun an annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year
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almanac

noun an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year
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Almanac

[newspaper] The Almanac is a weekly newspaper in the South Hills region of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and northern Washington County, Pennsylvania. It is published by the Observer Publishing Company of McMurray, Pennsylvania. Its cover price is 50 cents, though it is delivered free of charge to most houses in its area. ...
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Almanac

Al'ma·nac noun [ Late Latin almanac , almanach : confer French almanach , Spanish almanaque , Italian almanacco , all of uncertain origin.] A book or table, containing a calendar of days, and months, to which astronomical data and various statistics are often added, ...
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Almanac

A book of tables detailing the positions, times and other data about celestial objects, usually produced annually.
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almanac

A book of tables, usually covering a period of one calendar year, that lists the future positions of the Moon, planets, and other prominent celestial objects, together with other useful astronomical data. Important examples include The Astronomical Almanac and The Nautical Almanac.
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Almanac

A data file that contains orbit information on all satellites, clock corrections, and atmospheric delay parameters. It is transmitted by a GPS satellite to a GPS receiver, where it facilitates rapid satellite vehicle acquisition within GPS receivers. Almanac data must be acquired before GPS navigation can begin.
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almanac

almanac A calendar of days and months with astronomical data. A medieval Latin word of obscure origin which referred to a calendar of days and months with astronomical data, etc. Now it is an annual publication that includes calendars with weather forecasts, astronomical information, tide tables, lists, charts, and tables 'of useful information'.
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almanac

almanac, originally, a calendar with notations of astronomical and other data. Almanacs have been known in simple form almost since the invention of writing, for they served to record religious feasts, seasonal changes, and the like. The Roman fasti, originally a list of dies fasti (days when legal ...
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Almanac

An almanac is a calendar, in which are set down the rising and setting of the sun, the phases of the moon, the most remarkable positions and phenomena of the heavenly bodies, for every month and day of the year; also the several fasts and feasts to be observed in the church and state, etc, and often much miscellaneous information likely to be usefu...
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almanac

book of facts published annually
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almanac

book or table containing a calendar of the days, weeks, and months of the year; a record of various astronomical phenomena, often with climate ... [9 related articles]
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