Vedro


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Vedro

1. A Russian unit of dry volume approximately equivalent to 13.12 liters.

2. A Russian unit of liquid volume approximately equivalent to 12.3 liters.

Both versions of the term were rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.
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Producers of good wines were discouraged from endeavoring to create higher-quality products because the local premium for better quality was only about 10-15 kopecks a vedro and credit facilities were poor.
The changes in the C[O.sub.2] content in the headspace of the different packages (PVC cups: 180 g; PET bottles: 500 g and 1000 g) and the number of yeasts in contaminated yogurt ("Vedro, 2.8% milk fat") are presented in Figure 2.
The earliest Estonian works here are songs published in 1898 by Miina Harma (1864-1941), and the latest are works by Artur Kapp (1878-1952) and Adolf Vedro (1890-1944) from 1938.
The governor began his account with the qualifying statement that "the mobilization period passed in general peace, excluding only Senninsk district and isolated incidents in other districts, where excesses (beschinstva), such as the destruction of liquor stores and, in some cases, privately owned property, were carried out by reservists on their way to assembly points." (50) The governor included a long list of villages in which state liquor stores were destroyed, but he pointed out that the reservists who broke into an eating establishment and took twelve liters (one vedro) of vodka and six liters of beer paid cash for all the alcohol they took.
Vedro author; Jennifer Hadley illustrator; DIGITAL DHARMA: A USER'S GUIDE TO EXPANDING CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE INFOSPHERE; Quest Books (Body Mind & Spirit) $16.95 ISBN: 9780835608596
(8) Infosphere is a term used probably for the first time by Steven Vedro in his book "Digital Dharma".
Amit Goswami, author of "The Visionary Window: A Quantum Physicist's Guide to Enlightenment," and Steven Vedro, author of "Digital Dharma: A User's Guide to Expanding Consciousness in the Infosphere," will be at the UO for a discussion and book signing.
En un recorrido que fue desde el barroco hasta el ultimo periodo del siglo XIX, desde Vivaldi hasta Puccini, pasando por supuesto por Mozart, la Te Kanawa inicio su participacion con dos bellas arias del llamado petre rosso, de II Giustino y Bajazet, respectivamente: "Vedro con mio dilecto" y "Sposa son dispersa", autenticas filigranas musicales en las cuales destacaron por cierto las ya mencionadas elegancia de su canto y su honda musicalidad.
9-11: 149th NTA Annual Meeting, Free Trade For Us, Ponte Vedro, FL: National Textile Association, 6 Beacon St., Suite 1125, Boston, MA 02108; 617-542-8220; Fax: 617-542-2199; E-mail: info@nationaltextile.org; Web: www.nationaltextile.org.
A few typographical errors or misspellings appear, such as the listing of the Count's aria from The Marriage of Figaro as "Vedro metr'io suspiro" rather than "Vedro mentr'io sospiro," which raise an eyebrow, but with a few minor exceptions Father Lee traverses the issue of the several sung languages of opera with ease.
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