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Piea (large type), litera picata, the great black letter at the beginning of some new order in the liturgy. Brevier' (small type), used in printing the breviary. Primer, now called “l…

Types of Maps

There are several types of maps. Each show different information. Most maps include a compass rose, which indicates which way is north, south, east and west. They also include a scale so you c…

Clarendon Type

The black letters which head these articles are so called. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894ClaretClarendon A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …

Most common blood type

The Question: What's the most common blood type? The Answer: In the United States, 37% of the population has type O+ blood, making it the most c…

All About Blood Types

  Human blood is grouped into four types: A, B, AB, and O. Each letter refers to a kind of antigen, or protein, on the surface of red blood cells. For example, the surface of red blood c…

Ballots: Types and History

by David Johnson Italian Origins of "Ballot" The word "ballot" comes from the Italian, "ballotta" or "little colored ball." In the 13th century some Italian communes used ballottas…

Weather: Types of Precipitation

Types of PrecipitationWeatherBring on the RainDroplet to Drop … How Rain HappensTypes of PrecipitationFooling the CloudsSo Why Does It Rain? Precipitation can take on many different for…

Types of Life Insurance

TERM LIFE INSURANCE: provides coverage for a specific period of time. Policies can often be renewed at the end of the term, which can last from one to 30 years. Advantages:Lower premiums, all…

Chemistry: Types of Solids

Types of SolidsChemistrySolidsWhat Are Solids?Why Are Solids Solid?Types of Solids
 
 There are five main types of solids, each of which has its own properties and structures. Let's ha…

National Income by Type

(in billions of dollars)Type of income193019401950196019701980199019952000200120022003National income$83.1$91.2$264.4$474.9$930.9$2439.3$5089.1$6453.9$8795.2$8981.2$9290.8$9707.8Compensation o…