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  • 1fire — I. n. 1. Combustion, intense heat. 2. Burning fuel, burning of fuel, heap of burning fuel. 3. Conflagration. 4. Firing, discharge of fire arms, discharges. 5. Heat, ardor, fervor, impetuosity, violence, force, passion, fervency, intensity,… …

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  • 2Heat Regenerative Cyclone Engine — The Heat Regenerative Cyclone Engine is a new approach to an old design, the steam engine developed by James Watt in the 18th century. Like Watt s invention, the Cyclone Engine works according to the principles of external combustion: the working …

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  • 3Disasters — ▪ 2009 Introduction Aviation       January 23, Poland. A Spanish built CASA transport plane carrying members of the Polish air force home from a conference on flight safety in Warsaw crashes near the town of Miroslawiec; all 20 aboard are killed …

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  • 4technology, history of — Introduction       the development over time of systematic techniques for making and doing things. The term technology, a combination of the Greek technē, “art, craft,” with logos, “word, speech,” meant in Greece a discourse on the arts, both… …

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  • 5Campfire — A campfire is a fire lit at a campsite, usually in a fire ring. Campfires are a popular feature of camping, particularly among organized campers such as Scouts or Guides. Without proper precautions they are also potentially dangerous. A certain… …

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  • 6Chernobyl disaster — This article is about the 1986 nuclear plant accident in Ukraine. For other uses, see Chernobyl (disambiguation). Chernobyl disaster …

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  • 7mining — /muy ning/, n. 1. the act, process, or industry of extracting ores, coal, etc., from mines. 2. the laying of explosive mines. [1250 1300; ME: undermining (walls in an attack); see MINE2, ING1] * * * I Excavation of materials from the Earth s… …

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  • 8Coal seam fire — A coal seam fire near Denniston, New Zealand A coal seam fire or mine fire is the underground smouldering of a coal deposit, often in a coal mine. Such fires have economic, social and ecological impacts. They are often started by lightning, grass …

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  • 9coal — coalless, adj. /kohl/, n. 1. a black or dark brown combustible mineral substance consisting of carbonized vegetable matter, used as a fuel. Cf. anthracite, bituminous coal, lignite. 2. a piece of glowing, charred, or burned wood or other… …

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  • 10Environmental effects of coal — There are a number of adverse environmental effects of coal mining and burning.These effects include: * release of carbon dioxide and methane, both of which are greenhouse gases causing climate change and global warming according to the IPCC.… …

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  • 11metallurgy — metallurgic, metallurgical, adj. metallurgically, adv. metallurgist /met l err jist/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jist/, n. /met l err jee/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jee/, n. 1. the technique or science of working or heating metals so as… …

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  • 12Blue Sky Black Death — Pays d’origine  États Unis Activité principale Producteurs Genre musical Hip Hop …

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  • 13Ottery St Mary — Coordinates: 50°45′07″N 3°16′43″W / 50.75208°N 3.27859°W / 50.75208; 3.27859 …

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  • 14Early thermal weapons — were devices or substances used in warfare during the classical and medieval periods (approx 8th century BC until the mid 16th century AD) which used heat or burning action to destroy or damage enemy personnel, fortifications or territories.… …

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  • 15Great Fire of Smyrna — Great Fire of Smyrna, 14 September 1922 The Great Fire of Smyrna or the Catastrophe of Smyrna[1][2][3] (Greek: Καταστροφή της Σμύρνης, Turkish …

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  • 16literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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