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#6926 2020-10-04 00:05:37

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#7659. Name the American inventor (January 1, 1849 – December 5, 1920) who patented and manufactured the first practical crawler-type tread tractor. The continuous-type track is used for heavy agricultural and engineering vehicles to spread the weight over a large area to prevent the vehicle from sinking into soft ground.

#7660. Name the was American machinist and inventor (September 25, 1807 – January 18, 1859). Along with Samuel Morse, he was central in developing and commercializing American telegraphy between 1837 and 1844.


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#6927 2020-10-06 00:09:38

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#7661. What does the biological name Arctictis binturong signify?

#7662. Name the  ratites (flightless birds without a keel on their sternum bone) that are native to the tropical forests of New Guinea (Papua New Guinea and Indonesia),  East Nusa Tenggara, the Maluku Islands, and northeastern Australia. They feed mainly on fruit, although all species are truly omnivorous and will take a range of other plant food, including shoots and grass seeds, in addition to fungi, invertebrates, and small vertebrates.


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#6928 2020-10-08 00:04:31

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#7663. What does the term 'Carpology' mean?

#7664. What does the term 'Carex' mean?


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#6929 2020-10-10 00:10:57

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#7665. It is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and time. It is within about 1 second of mean solar time at 0° longitude, and is not adjusted for daylight saving time. It is effectively a successor to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). What is it?

#7666. What do the abbreviations/acronyms IUPAC and IUPAP signify?


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#6930 2020-10-12 00:11:47

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#7667. What does the term 'Rheology' mean?

#7668. What does the term 'Zootaxy' mean?


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#6931 2020-10-14 00:04:30

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#7669. What does the term 'Mariner's compass' mean?

#7670. What does the term 'Elastic modulus' (also known as modulus of elasticity) mean?


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#6932 2020-10-16 00:06:42

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#7671. What does the term 'Taxidermy' mean?

#7672. Who invented the 'Aneroid barometer'?


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#6933 2020-10-18 00:09:55

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#7673. What does the term 'Aboulomania' mean?

#7674. What does the term 'Arithmomania' mean?


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#6934 2020-10-20 00:35:16

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#7675. What does the Latin phrase 'audacia pro muro et scuto opus' mean?

#7676. What does the phrase 'brutum fulmen' mean?


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#6935 2020-10-22 00:07:18

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#7677. What does the term 'Cherophobia' mean?

#7678. What does the term 'Coimetrophobia' mean?


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#6936 2020-10-24 00:14:43

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#7679. Name the national bird of Argentina and Uruguay.

#7680. What is a 'Keel-billed toucan'?


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#6937 Today 00:03:34

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#7681. What does the term 'Decalcomania' mean?

#7682. What does the term 'Dromomania' mean?


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