When we think of IT (information technology) we tend to focus on development, network, and database issues. It's easy to forget that before sending work out to the user, there is a crucial middleman. That person or team is quality assurance (QA). QA comes in many forms, from the developer who tests her own code, to the testing gurus who work with automated testing tools.
In Hollywood's Golden Age, studios not only anglicized the names of actors but also expected them to downplay their ethnic origins. As such, several movie stars who weren't solely of European heritage worked to adjust their appearances so they passed for white in film, their personal lives, or both.
Göbekli Tepe (pronounced Guh-behk-LEE TEH-peh and meaning roughly "Potbelly Hill") is a remarkably early, completely human-built cultic center, first used by residents of the Fertile Crescent in Turkey and Syria some 11,600 years ago. The Pre-Pottery Neolithic (abbreviated PPN) site is located on the top of a limestone ridge (2600 feet or 800 meters above sea level) in the Harran Plain of southeastern Anatolia, in the southern Euphrates river drainage approximately 9 miles (15 kilometers) north of the city of Sanliurfa, Turkey.
Highest Mountain in the World (and Asia) Everest, Nepal-China: 29,035 feet / 8850 meters Highest Mountain in Africa Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: 19,340 feet / 5895 meters Highest Mountain in Antarctica Vinson Massif: 16,066 feet / 4897 meters Highest Mountain in Australia Kosciusko: 7310 feet / 2228 meters Highest Mountain in Europe Elbrus, Russia (Caucasus): 18,510 feet / 5642 meters Highest Mountain in Western Europe Mont Blanc, France-Italy: 15,771 feet / 4807 meters Highest Mountain in Oceania Puncak Jaya, New Guinea: 16,535 feet / 5040 meters Highest Mountain in North America McKinley (Denali), Alaska: 20,320 feet / 6194 meters Highest Mountain in the 48 Contiguous United States Whitney, California: 14,494 feet / 4418 meters Highest Mountain in South America Aconcagua, Argentina: 22,834 feet / 6960 meters Lowest Point in the World (and Asia) Dead Sea shore, Israel-Jordan: 1369 feet / 417.
Definition: A fear of using a word more than once in a single sentence or paragraph. The term monologophobia was coined by New York Times editor Theodore M. Bernstein in The Careful Writer , 1965. See Examples and Observations, below. Also see: What Is Monologophobia? Elegant Variation The Fear of Repetition in Writing: Beware the Elongated Yellow Fruit Periphrasis (Rhetoric) Repetition "Synonyms and Variety of Expression," by Walter Alexander Raleigh Synonymy Thesaurus Examples and Observations: "It took about a dozen men and women to heave the huge, orange produce item onto the forklift.
Pump lift is the linear vertical measurement that indicates the distance a certain pump can draw a liquid from the intake into the pump body. It is then exposed to the moving parts which will compress the liquid and eject it through the outlet side of the pump. An Example For example; a pump fitted to the top of a tank must be able to perform in the most challenging conditions.