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descent

A method of acquiring real property, when the prior owner dies without a will and the laws of intestate succession determine the person or persons who will acquire title by descent.

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The typical article will drive home the need for precise airspeed and descent control using the proper configuration and power settings.
Speed limit reduction on descent from Crafers for all heavy vehicles over 4.
Rated for up to two persons, the Rollgliss[TM] R550 performs in a variety of situations, including an emergency descent or a full rescue with the built-in rescue hub model.
In particular, ascents and descents in compositions were studied in [3] and maxima have been studied in [12].
After the first ascent and descent of the day, the 200-metre climb to the col of Fuorcla Mulix is tough.
THE DESCENT PART 2 (18) Verdict: WRITER-director Neil Marshall's original hit The Descent (2005) remains one of the most claustrophobic British horror films of the decade.
Conversely, descents in the physical world are characterised by "displacement" (tajf).
Most people go to the theme park, and they don't look at what's going on behind the scenes,'' said Luan, who worked alongside fellow classmate Tony Jiang to determine how close the steepest descent on the Scream ride comes to free fall.
Thus, songs which have in them three descents have the form Type I followed by Type II followed by Type I--I II I.
The descent is usually made to rescue someone either abducted or rightfully dead, to find the answer to a question or discover a secret from the ruler of the underworld, or to seize some treasure.
SAS estimates from a potential 36,000 optimized descents yearly into Stockholm alone, annual benefits could reach $6 million in fuel savings with an additional $4 million in cost avoidance due to the increased efficiency and punctuality of aircraft using GE's FMS.