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  • n  1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  • n  an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
  • n  the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
  • n  a unit of conductance equal to the reciprocal of an ohm
  • n  the 19th letter of the Roman alphabet
  • n  (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work
    entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert uniformity
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  • Rowhani's 'path of moderation' also shows limits
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's newly elected president showcased his reform-leaning image Monday by promising a "path of moderation" that includes greater openness on Tehran's nuclear program and overtures to Washington. He also made clear where he draws the line: No halt to uranium enrichment and no direct U.S. dialogue without a pledge to stay out of Iranian affairs.
    June 17, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Moody's downgrades RI's 38 Studios bonds; other state debt under review
    Moody's downgrades RI's 38 Studios bonds; other state debt under review
    June 17, 2013 - The Providence Journal
  • Chicago's next US attorney faces urgent dilemma
    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's next U.S. attorney faces a dilemma sprung from the twin evils bedeviling America's third-largest city.
    June 17, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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