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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Three different detection algorithms with increasing complexity were investigated using two or more of the following phases of a fall event: start of the fall, falling velocity, fall impact, and posture after the fall.
This rise in the female labor participation rate helps explain both the fall in the marriage and birth rates.
Augustine or Bermuda lawns are warm-season lawns that will grow slower in the fall before going dormant.
Rather than attribute the falls to a celestial source, he suggested that the Wold Cottage event might have resulted from the ashes spewed by Mount Hecla, a volcano in Iceland.
For instance, if we wanted to find out when the falls were happening, we had a chart that broke the time frame down into 24 one-hour segments.
Kohl's fall fashion trends for women include key wardrobe pieces such as leggings, fall crop pants, feminine blouses, Asian inspired tops and casual dresses, that consumers can wear early in the fall and right into the winter.
In all, the university has received nearly 25,000 applications from prospective freshmen, transfer and graduate students for the fall semester, nearly 7,000 of which were filed online, Chandler said.
Additional acute complications from a fall include painful soft tissue injuries or bruises, subdural hematomas if the fall involves the head, and possible burns if the fall is in hot water of a shower or bathtub.
Since its inception on September 18, 1953, TV Guide's annual "Fall Preview" issue, a comprehensive guide to the wide range of new TV programming on the fall schedule, has been one of the magazine's best selling and most anticipated issues of the year.
The Fall stuff by hilary duff collection combines street verve in unexpected shapes and details with vintage charm.
We don't stop gardening here in the fall and winter,'' agreed Theodora Howell of West Hills, horticulture chairman for the West Valley Garden Club.
Mission College posted the largest increase, a 13 percent jump to 5,709 students over the fall semester of 1998.