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  • competition — I noun attempt to equal, bout, challenge, combat, conflict, contentio, contest, corrivalry, encounter, engagement, open contest, opposition, outrivalry, pitting of strength, pitting of wits, race, rivalry, scramble, strife, striving for… …   Law dictionary

  • competition — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See contention. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of competing] Syn. rivalry, contention, contest, striving, strife, struggle, emulation, vying, controversy, coping with, opposition, pairing off, meeting …   English dictionary for students

  • Homer, Winslow — born Feb. 24, 1836, Boston, Mass., U.S. died Sept. 29, 1910, Prouts Neck, Maine U.S. painter. He served an apprenticeship with a Boston lithographer, then became a freelance illustrator in New York City. He exhibited at the National Academy of… …   Universalium

  • direct action — /dəˌrɛkt ˈækʃən/ (say duh.rekt akshuhn) noun any method of directly pitting the strength of organised workers or any other large group against employers or capitalists or government, as by strikes, picketing, sabotage, working strictly to rule,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • John Henry — ☆ John Henry1 n. Informal one s signature John Henry2 n. American Folklore the hero, usually depicted as black, of an American ballad, who died after a contest pitting his strength with a sledge hammer against that of a steam drill …   English World dictionary

  • Corrosion fatigue — is fatigue in a corrosive environment. It is the mechanical degradation of a material under the joint action of corrosion and cyclic loading. Nearly all engineering structures experience some form of alternating stress, and are exposed to harmful …   Wikipedia

  • Corrosion — v · d · e Materials failure modes Buckling · …   Wikipedia

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

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  • international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …   Universalium

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