a city in and the capital of the Khakass Autonomous Region in the Russian Federation in Asia, on the Yenisei River.
an autonomous region in the Russian Federation, in S Siberia. 19,161 sq. mi. (49,627 sq. km).
a city in S central Russia, capital of the Khakass Republic, at the confluence of the Yenisei and Abakan Rivers. Pop: 167 000 (2005 est)
a large mollusk of the genus Haliotis, having a bowllike shell bearing a row of respiratory holes, the flesh of which is used for food and the shell for ornament and as a source of mother-of-pearl. Contemporary Examples In California, tourists have been pitted against career foragers, causing problems for wild mushrooms and abalone. The […]
a large mollusk of the genus Haliotis, having a bowllike shell bearing a row of respiratory holes, the flesh of which is used for food and the shell for ornament and as a source of mother-of-pearl. Historical Examples The rocks were full of abalones and my bag was soon filling rapidly. Bert Wilson’s Twin Cylinder […]
Electricity. the centimeter-gram-second unit of electromagnetic current, equivalent to 10 amperes. noun the cgs unit of current in the electromagnetic system; the constant current that, when flowing through two parallel straight infinitely long conductors 1 centimetre apart, will produce a force between them of 2 dynes per centimetre: equivalent to 10 amperes abamp abampere ab·am·pere […]
abana stony (Heb. marg. “Amanah,” perennial), the chief river of Damascus (2 Kings 5:12). Its modern name is Barada, the Chrysorrhoas, or “golden stream,” of the Greeks. It rises in a cleft of the Anti-Lebanon range, about 23 miles north-west of Damascus, and after flowing southward for a little way parts into three smaller streams, […]