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  2. De-essing - Wikipedia

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    De-essing temporarily reduces the level of high frequency content in the signal when a sibilant ess sound is present. De-essing differs from equalization, which is a static change in level among many frequencies. However, equalization of the ess frequencies alone can be manipulated to reduce the level of sibilance.

  3. Yiddish words used in English - Wikipedia

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    Yiddish words used in the English language include both words that have been assimilated into English - used by both Yiddish and English speakers - and many that have not. An English sentence that uses either may be described by some as Yinglish (or Hebronics), [by whom?] though a secondary sense of the term Yinglish describes the distinctive way certain Jews in English-speaking countries add ...

  4. Claire D. Cronin - Wikipedia

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    John Barrett (D, 1st Berkshire) Paul Mark (D, 2nd Berk.) Tricia Farley-Bouvier (D, 3rd Berk.) Smitty Pignatelli (D, 4th Berk.) F. Jay Barrows (R, 1st Bristol) Jim Hawkins (D, 2nd Bris.) Carol Doherty (D, 3rd Bris.) Steve Howitt (R, 4th Bris.) Patricia Haddad (D, 5th Bris.) Carole Fiola (D, 6th Bris.) Alan Silvia (D, 7th Bris.) Paul Schmid (D, 8th Bris.) Christopher Markey (D, 9th Bris ...

  5. List of infantry weapons in the American Revolution - Wikipedia

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    The French shipped 11,000 muskets to Philadelphia, PA and 37,000 to Portsmouth, New Hampshire; both of these shipments contained model ‘1760s’ muskets. The model 1777 was not shipped to American troops, however they were used as the primary armament for General Rochambeau's regiments that departed for America in 1780. [10]

  6. ß - Wikipedia

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    In German orthography, the letter ß, called Eszett (IPA: ess-TSET) or scharfes S (IPA: [ˌʃaʁfəs ˈʔɛs], lit. "sharp S"), represents the /s/ phoneme in Standard German when following long vowels and diphthongs. The name Eszett combines the names of the letters of s (Es) and z (Zett) in German.

  7. Warren Buffett - Wikipedia

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    Warren Edward Buffett (/ ˈ b ʌ f ɪ t / BUFF-itt; born August 30, 1930) is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is currently the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.

  8. Myopia - Wikipedia

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    Myopia, also known as near-sightedness and short-sightedness, is an eye disorder where light focuses in front of, instead of on, the retina. This causes distant objects to appear blurry while close objects appear normal.

  9. Shoaling and schooling - Wikipedia

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    Based on this it was suggested that schooling may confuse the ESS of predators. A third potential anti-predator effect of animal aggregations is the "many eyes" hypothesis. This theory states that as the size of the group increases, the task of scanning the environment for predators can be spread out over many individuals.