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rate 1. abbreviation Global Learning by Observations to Benefit the Environment
rate 2. Global Learning By Observations To Benefit The Environment
rate 3. W O R L D (n) the globe the world His greatest ambition is to sail the globe. Three large satellite dishes were ready to transmit T V pictures around the globe. She is a superstar around the globe (= everywhere in the world) as well as in her home country. Delegates to the conference came from all corners of (= all parts of) the globe.
rate 4. Global Learning by Observations to Benefit the Environment (Internet)
rate 5. Global Learning by Observations to Benefit the Environment
rate 6. GLObal Backscatter Experiment
rate 7. Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment
rate 8. GSM Network Organisation Name: Globe Telecom. Network Name: Globe Telecom. Licensed Service Area: Philippines. Technology: GSM 900. Service Start Date: 01/10/1994
rate 9. geography A true-to-scale map of the Earth that duplicates its round shape and correctly represents areas, relative size and shape of physical features, distances, and directions.
rate 10. A true-to-scale map of the Earth that duplicates its round shape and correctly represents areas, relative size and shape of physical features, distances, and directions.
rate 11. city, seat (1881) of Gila county, east-central Arizona, United States It lies along Pinal Creek in foothills between the Pinal and Apache mountains. Miami, its sister city, is 6 miles (10 km) west. Globe originated as a mining camp at Ramboz Peak and was moved to the present site after the discovery, in 1875, of silver on the nearby San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation; the town was supposedly named for a globe-shaped piece of high-grade silver. Copper found beneath the silver formed the basis for economic development and remains the major source of income. Other economic factors are milling, lumbering, cattle raising and tourism. Nearby are the pre-Columbian Besh-ba-gowah (Metal Camp) pueblo ruins, the Southwestern Archeological Center (at Gila Pueblo), Tonto National Monument and Forest, Theodore Roosevelt Lake and Dam (1911), San Carlos Lake and Coolidge Dam (1929) and the Salt River Canyon. Inc. 1907. Population (1990) 6,062.
rate 12. sphere or ball that bears a map of the Earth on its surface and is mounted on an axle that permits rotation. The ancient Greeks, who knew the Earth to be a sphere, were the first to use globes to represent the surface of the Earth. Crates of Mallus is said to have made one in about 150 BC. The earliest surviving terrestrial globe was made in Nürnberg in 1492 by Martin Behaim, who almost undoubtedly influenced Christopher Columbus to attempt to sail west to the Orient. In ancient times, globes also were used to represent the constellations; the earliest surviving globe is the marble Farnese globe, a celestial globe dating from about AD 25. Today's globe, typically hollow, may be made of almost any light, strong material, such as cardboard, plastic or metal. Some are translucent. They may also be inflatable. Terrestrial globes are usually mounted with the axis tilted 23.5 from the vertical, to help simulate the inclination of the Earth relative to the plane in which it orbits the Sun. Terrestrial globes may be physical, showing natural features such as deserts and mountain ranges (sometimes molded in relief) or political, showing countries, cities, etc. While most globes emphasize the surface of the land, a globe may also show the bottom of the sea. Globes also can be made to depict the surfaces of spherical bodies other than the Earth, for example, the Moon. Celestial globes are also still in use.
rate 13. Daily newspaper published in Boston, one of the more influential newspapers in the United States Founded in 1872, it was purchased in 1877 by Charles H. Taylor. Under his leadership, it began publishing morning and evening editions, increased local and regional coverage and introduced big headlines, especially on sensational stories. In the 20th century, still headed by the Taylor family, the paper began providing more national and international news while maintaining a generally liberal editorial stance. The New York Times Co. acquired the Globe in 1993.
rate 14. Boston Globe The
rate 15. Globe and Mail The
rate 16. Globe Theatre;
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