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  • Even if he crosses the 165-foot-wide 50-meter-wide river -- sometimes with books, shoes and uniform balanced on his head -- all he gets is one of the worst educations in the world.

    Education trap threatens Panama's economic boom

  • The deputy senior project scientist for the telescope, Jonathan Gardner, says its 6.5-meter-wide (21-foot-wide) mirror will be able to detect extremely faint infrared signals, because it will be kept at a very cold temperature, close to absolute zero (minus 459 degrees F).

    NASA to Launch Telescope That Will See Into the Past

  • Studio Bouroullec & V&A Images, Victoria and Albert Museum 'Textile Field' 2011 on show at the V&A as part of the London Design Festival They have transformed this venerable space into a giant lounge, filling the floor with a 30-meter-long by 8-meter-wide expanse of foam and textile.

    In the Comfort of One's Museum

  • The 14-foot-long, 3. 5-foot-wide (4. 3-meter-long, 1 meter-wide) cloth has gone on public display for the first time since the 2000 Millennium celebrations and a subsequent 2002 restoration.

    Pope All But Endorses Authenticity Of Shroud Of Turin

  • A meter-wide path of metal studs glistened from the stone floor, leading straight down the middle of the main hallway.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • She took a few steps closer, and saw a meter-wide circle of blacknessthe mouth of a passageway.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • After Israel's summer 2005 "disengagement," a 150 meter-wide buffer zone was created where Palestinian access is prohibited.

    Printing: A UN Special Focus on Gaza Under Siege

  • Leaping over a meter-wide stream I can understand: you're reaching the limits of a comfortable step, and want to make sure you make it.

    ianrandalstrock's Journal

  • Also, is there also available a surge protector available on a house-wide or meter-wide basis?

    Voltage Regulator for Entire House

  • In all three Parks, the giant meter-wide flower Rafflesia arnoldii and the 2-meter high flowers Amorphophallus titanum and A. gigas grow.

    Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

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