In phonetics, preaspiration (sometimes spelled pre-aspiration)[1] is a period of voicelessness or aspiration preceding the closure of a voiceless obstruent,[2] basically equivalent to an [h]-like sound preceding the obstruent. In other words, when an obstruent is preaspirated, the glottis is opened for some time before the obstruent closure.[3] To mark preaspiration using the International Phonetic […]

David Hayton

David J. Hayton is a UK born judge on the Caribbean Court of Justice. He holds an LLB and LLD from Newcastle University, and MA and LLD from the University of Cambridge.[1] From 1973 to 1987 he was a Fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge. From 1987 to 2005 he worked in the School of Law, […]

RMS Empress of Japan (1890)

Empress of Japan History Name: Empress of Japan Owner: Canadian Pacific Steamship Company Port of registry: Canada Builder: Naval Construction & Armaments Co, Barrow-in-Furness Launched: 13 December 1890 by Lady Alice Stanley Out of service: 1922 Fate: Scrapped in 1926 General characteristics Class and type: Ocean liner Tonnage: 5,905 tons Length: 456 ft (139 m) Beam: 51 ft […]


2,2′-Bipyridine Names Preferred IUPAC name 2,2′-Bipyridine Other names Bipyridyl Dipyridyl Bipy Bpy Dipy Identifiers CAS Number 366-18-7 3D model (Jmol) Interactive image ChEBI CHEBI:30351 ChEMBL ChEMBL39879 Y ChemSpider 13867714 Y ECHA InfoCard 100.006.069 RTECS number DW1750000 UNII 551W113ZEP InChI InChI=1S/C10H8N2/c1-3-7-11-9(5-1)10-6-2-4-8-12-10/h1-8H Y Key: ROFVEXUMMXZLPA-UHFFFAOYSA-N Y InChI=1/C10H8N2/c1-3-7-11-9(5-1)10-6-2-4-8-12-10/h1-8H Key: ROFVEXUMMXZLPA-UHFFFAOYAP SMILES c1ccnc(c1)c2ccccn2 Properties Chemical formula C10H8N2 Molar mass 156.19 g·mol−1 Melting point 70 to 73 °C […]

Toei 10-000 series

Toei 10-000 series 7th-batch set 10-250, June 2009 Manufacturer Alna Koki, Hitachi, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kinki Sharyo Constructed 1978–1997 Refurbishment 2009– Number built 224 vehicles (28 sets) Number in service 56 vehicles (7 sets) Formation 8 cars per set Operator(s) Toei Subway Depot(s) Oshima Line(s) served Toei Shinjuku Line, Keio Line, Keio Sagamihara Line Specifications […]

Max Engman

Max Robert Engman Max Robert Engman (27 September 1945 in Helsinki), is a Finnish historian and translator. Engman, who 1968-73 was an official at the Finnish national archives in Helsinki, published 1983 a much noticed dissertation about St. Petersburg and Finland. He was appointed professor 1985 in general history at Åbo Akademi.[1] Engman has in […]

Day of Judaism

The day of Judaism is an annual day of Christian-Jewish reflection held on January 17 by the Roman Catholic Church in Italy since 1990. In 1997, the idea was brought by the interreligious group, Teshuva, from Milan into the 2nd European Ecumenical Assembly (1997) and spread in the Churches of Europe. Since 2001, the Italian […]

Khorinsky District

Khorinsky District Хоринский район (Russian) Хориин аймаг (Buryat) Location of Khorinsky District in the Buryat Republic Coordinates: 52°10′N 109°46′E / 52.167°N 109.767°E / 52.167; 109.767Coordinates: 52°10′N 109°46′E / 52.167°N 109.767°E / 52.167; 109.767 Coat of arms Location Country Russia Federal subject Republic of Buryatia[1] Administrative structure (as of July 2013) Administrative center selo of Khorinsk[1] Administrative divisions:[1] Selsoviets […]

Terry Moore (soccer)

Terry Moore Personal information Full name Terence Moore Date of birth (1958-06-02) June 2, 1958 (age 58) Place of birth Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Playing position Defender Senior career* Years Team Apps (Gls) Larne Glentoran 1980–1981 San Diego Sockers 11 (0) 1980–1981 San Diego Sockers (indoor) 12 (2) 1981–1982 Tampa Bay Rowdies […]

James Bramston (bishop)

The Right Reverend James Yorke Bramston Vicar Apostolic of the London District See London District Appointed 4 February 1823 (Coadjutor) Installed 26 November 1827 Term ended 11 July 1836 Predecessor William Poynter Successor Thomas Griffiths Other posts Titular Bishop of Usula Orders Ordination 1801 Consecration 29 June 1823 by William Poynter Personal details Born (1763-03-15)15 March […]