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St Kenneths Chapel

St. Kenneths Chapel is a ruined chapel on Inch Kenneth Island, Parish of Kilfinichen and Kilvickeon, Isle of Mull, Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It dates to the 13th century. It became a Scheduled Monument on 27 March 1928.

                                               

St Kentigerns Church, Lanark (Hyndford Road)

St Kentigerns Church is a scheduled monument in Lanark, South Lanarkshire. Its churchyard and burial aisles are a category B listed building. It was previously the parish church of the town. It is believed that the Church was founded by Saint Ken ...

                                               

St Margarets, Newlands, Glasgow

St Margarets Scottish Episcopal Church, is a Category B listed church at 355 Kilmarnock Road, Newlands, Glasgow, Scotland. It was designed by Peter MacGregor Chalmers in 1895 in Scots/German neo-Romanesque style.

                                               

St Marys Cathedral, Aberdeen

The Cathedral Church of St Mary of the Assumption, usually known as St Marys Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland. It is the home of the see of the Bishop of Aberdeen, who is the ordinary of the ...

                                               

St Marys Episcopal Church, Dunblane

St Marys Episcopal Church is a medium-sized church of the Scottish Episcopal Church in Dunblane, Scotland. It is situated by the Fourways roundabout. St. Marys Church was consecrated by Patrick Torry, Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane in ...

                                               

Steeple Church

The Steeple Church occupies the western part of the historic "City Churches" building in Dundee, Scotland. It is a congregation of the Church of Scotland. It has lively, vibrant worship and attracts some university students. "The city of churches ...

                                               

Arthaviniscaya Sutra

The Arthaviniscaya Sūtra is a Buddhist Abhidharma type work which shows Sautrāntika/Sarvāstivāda affiliation. It mostly consists of matrices or lists of key early Buddhist teachings such as the four satipatthanas and the stages of anapanasati. Th ...

                                               

Supanna Samyutta

The Supanna Samyutta, also known as the Linked Discourses on Phoenixes, provides basic accounts of the nature of the garudas, avian deities in Buddhist mythology. The Buddha describes these beings in regards to their mode of birth, hierarchy, as ...

                                               

Tattvasamgraha

For the tantric text of the same name, see Tattvasamgraha Tantra In the Tattvasamgraha is a text written in the 8th century Indian Buddhist Pandit Sāntaraksita. The text belongs to the tenets of TIB. sgrub-a genre and constitutes an encyclopedic ...

                                               

Vajrasamadhi-sutra

The Vajrasamadhi-sutra is the reconstructed Sanskrit title of a Buddhist sutra ascribed to Shakyamuni Buddha but produced in Korea under the name Kumgang sammae kyong, or the Adamantine Absorption Sutra. Although it was originally believed to hav ...

                                               

Akhbar (Shia Islam)

In Twelver Shia Islam, Akhbar refers to the transmitting of hadith, which are traditions regarding the actions and teachings of Muhammad, and his twelve successors. It is the foundation of Akhbari Twelver Shia Islam, which uses it to give rulings ...

                                               

Fathite

The Fathites are a now-defunct branch of Shia Muslims who were supporters of Abdullah al-Aftah ibn Jafar al-Sadiq, believing him to be Imam after his father Jafar al-Sadiq, the sixth imam of Shiism, in 766 CE. Abdullahs inheritance of the imamate ...

                                               

Risalah (fiqh)

Resalah is the Arabic word for treatise, but among the Shia, the term is used as shorthand for a Resalah Amaliyah or treatise on practical law. These treatises are also known as collections of juridical edicts or clarifications of questions. They ...

                                               

Freezer (computer cooling)

The Freezer is the name of the CPU coolers from Arctic, which has been the companys staple product for many years. To most enthusiasts, Arctic is best known for their Freezer line of CPU coolers as well as their thermal compound called MX-2 and M ...

                                               

H2Ceramic cooling

H 2 Ceramic cooling is a computer cooling product offered as an option in Dells XPS gaming systems, advertised specifically as facilitating CPU overclocking. H 2 C is a two-stage Liquid/Thermoelectric hybrid cooling system that combines a liquid- ...

                                               

Server immersion cooling

Immersion cooling is an IT cooling practice by which IT components and other electronics, including complete servers, are submerged in a thermally conductive dielectric liquid or coolant. Heat is removed from the system by circulating liquid into ...

                                               

Organic electronics

Organic electronics is a field of materials science concerning the design, synthesis, characterization, and application of organic small molecules or polymers that show desirable electronic properties such as conductivity. Unlike conventional ino ...

                                               

Organic laser

Organic lasers use an organic material as the gain medium. The first organic laser was the liquid dye laser. These lasers use laser dye solutions as their gain media. Organic lasers tunable in essence, when configured as an optimized multiple-pri ...

                                               

Centrifugal micro-fluidic biochip

The centrifugal micro-fluidic biochip or centrifugal micro-fluidic biodisk is a type of lab-on-a-chip technology, also known as lab-on-a-disc, that can be used to integrate processes such as separating, mixing, reaction and detecting molecules of ...

                                               

Droplet-based microfluidics

Droplet-based microfluidics manipulate discrete volumes of fluids in immiscible phases with low Reynolds number and laminar flow regimes. Interest in droplet-based microfluidics systems has been growing substantially in past decades. Microdroplet ...

                                               

Hydrodynamic trapping

Hydrodynamic trapping in microfluidics can be used to trap very small particles in an aqueous solution for a long period of time in order to isolate particles and observe their behavior.

                                               

Microfluidics in chemical biology

Microfluidics in chemical biology is the application of microfluidics in the study of chemical biology. Due to its physical dimensions, microfluidics and provides a unique platform for the use of chemical biology tools and serves as a chemical bi ...

                                               

MOWChIP-seq

MOWChIP-seq is a microfluidic technology used in molecular biology for profiling genome-wide histone modifications and other molecular bindings using as few as 30-100 cells per assay. MOWChIP-seq is a special type of ChIP-seq assay designed for l ...

                                               

Open microfluidics

Microfluidics refers to the flow of fluid in channels or networks with at least one dimension on the micron scale. In open microfluidics, also referred to as open surface microfluidics or open-space microfluidics, at least one boundary confining ...

                                               

Paper-based microfluidics

Paper-based microfluidics are microfluidic devices that consist of a series of hydrophilic cellulose or nitrocellulose fibers that guide liquid from an inlet to a desired outlet by imbibition. The technology builds on the conventional lateral flo ...

                                               

Resistive pulse sensing

Resistive pulse sensing is the generic term given for the well-developed commercial technology used to detect, and measure the size of, individual particles in fluid. First invented by Wallace H. Coulter in 1953, the RPS technique is also known a ...

                                               

UBC Okanagan Digital Microfluidics

The UBC Okanagan Digital Microfluidics Research Group is an interdisciplinary research group at University of British Columbia Okanagan that develops integrated devices for biochip applications. Lab-on-a-chip digital microfluidic devices are fabr ...

                                               

AmphiCoach GTS-1

The AmphiCoach GTS-1 is an amphibious passenger coach designed by a team that were essentially funded by Scotsman George Smith and built in Malta. The prototype was tested at Marsaxlokk Bay, Malta. The prototype was hand-built on the island over ...

                                               

Autosan Wetlina

This model was first presented in 2007 at the Transexpo Trade Fair as a prototype version named A8V.01.01 Wetlina. The following year the company produced a variety of models, the A8V.01.02 tourist version and the A8V.01.03 intercity version. The ...

                                               

Aktiv Grizzly

Aktiv Grizzly is dual-track snowmobile manufactured by Aktiv Maskin Ostersund AB in Sweden. The snowmobile is equipped with dual 38 x 384 cm tracks and single front ski. Also dual front skis has been available for XP. Tracks cover area almost 1 m ...

                                               

Concept Ice Vehicle

The Concept Ice Vehicle or CIV was a bio-fuelled, propeller-powered vehicle that was developed for the Andrew Regan / Andrew Moon bid to cross the Antarctic in 2009. The Expedition was rescheduled to November 2010 and the Ice Vehicle was re-engin ...

                                               

Raider Snowmobiles

Raider Snowmobiles were produced by Leisure Vehicles, Inc. from 1971-1975. Leisure Vehicles, Inc. was founded by Bob Bracey, who had assisted in developing the legendary Ford Mark IV Le Mans race cars a few years earlier, while an engineer at Kar ...

                                               

Sno-Jet

Sno-Jet was a brand of snowmobile first produced in Quebec, Canada in 1965. They quickly proved popular and grew to be one of the highest-selling lines of snowmobiles until the early 1970s, helping usher the then-new sport of snowmobiling into Ca ...

                                               

Snowmobile stud

Snowmobile studs are small metal projections added to the track of a snowmobile in order to increase traction and maneuverability and decrease stopping time and distance. They may be made from steel or stainless steel with carbide tips, and are d ...

                                               

Taxicab

A taxicab, also known as a taxi or a cab, is a type of vehicle for hire with a driver, used by a single passenger or small group of passengers, often for a non-shared ride. A taxicab conveys passengers between locations of their choice. This diff ...

                                               

Taxi Industry Inquiry

The Taxi Industry Inquiry or the Fels Inquiry was an inquiry commissioned in 2011 into the taxi industry and taxi services in the State of Victoria, Australia, by the Taxi Services Commission. The Inquiry was headed by Professor Allan Fels, the f ...

                                               

Taxicab livery

Taxicab livery varies greatly from country to country. In some countries, livery is determined by Government legislation, in other countries, taxicab operators have choice on colours.

                                               

Syrena Bosto

The Syrena Bosto was a model of Polish automobile. In Siren BOSTO and its sister, R-20, was first introduced to the 104 models of Syrena. The name is an acronym for Osobowo-Towarowy Bielsko or utility. The first model of the BOSTO was revealed in ...

                                               

Boot disk

A boot disk is a removable digital data storage medium from which a computer can load and run an operating system or utility program. The computer must have a built-in program which will load and execute a program from a boot disk meeting certain ...

                                               

Boot flag

A boot flag is a 1-byte value in a non-extended partition record, within a master boot record. It appears at the beginning of a partition record, as the value 0x80. A value of 0x00 indicates the partition does not have the boot flag set. Any othe ...

                                               

Microreboot

Microrebooting is a technique used to recover from failures in crash-only software systems. Instead of rebooting the whole system, only subsets of fine-grain components are restarted. The granularity of components is typically finer than the proc ...

                                               

Bootsplash

A bootsplash, also known as a bootscreen, is a graphical representation of the boot process of the operating system. In download system can be a simple visualisation of the scrolling boot in the console, but it can also present graphics or some c ...

                                               

Multi-booting

Multi-booting is the act of installing multiple operating systems on a computer, and being able to choose which one to boot. The term dual-booting refers to the common configuration of specifically two operating systems. Multi-booting may require ...

                                               

QuickStart

QuickStart is a loading method used by several different software applications, designed to speed up the loading time of their software. Some load the core files and libraries during computer startup and allows the applications to start more quic ...

                                               

Safe mode

Safe mode is a diagnostic mode of a computer operating system. It can also refer to a mode of operation by application software. In Windows, safe mode only allows essential system programs and services to start up at boot. Safe mode is intended t ...

                                               

Spin-up

Spin-up refers to the process of a hard disk drive or optical disc drive accelerating its platters or inserted optical disc from a stopped state to an operational speed. The period of time taken by the drive to perform this process is referred to ...

                                               

Windows NT startup process

The Windows NT startup process is the process by which Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems initialize. In Windows Vista and later, this process has changed significantly, see Windows Vista startup pr ...

                                               

Windows startup process

In Windows versions 1.01 to Windows 2.11, the system was loaded when WIN.COM was executed. It then loaded WIN100.BIN or WIN200.BIN and WIN100.OVL or WIN200.OVL, along with the configuration settings file WIN.INI. The default shell is the MS-DOS E ...

                                               

Windows NT 6 startup process

The startup process of Windows NT 6 differ from the startup process part of previous versions of Windows. In this article, unless otherwise indicated, what is said about "Windows Vista" also applies to all subsequent NT operating systems. For Win ...

                                               

Shell (computing)

In computing, a shell is a user interface for access to an operating systems services. In general, operating system shells use either a command-line interface or graphical user interface, depending on a computers role and particular operation. It ...

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