from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of west-central Iran southwest of Tehran. It is a transportation hub noted for its carpets. Population: 447,000.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as arrack.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See arrack.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses
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Also in Bali I sampled some Arak, which is Balinese moonshine.
The IAEA also states that Iran has completed nearly two-thirds of the heavy water reactor at Arak, which is capable of generating an output of 40 megawatts and manufacturing plutonium.
Here I thought I was the only person who rememebered "Arak"!
Iranian officials say the tour would include a visit to the country's uranium enrichment site at Natanz as well as its heavy water facility at Arak.
The group, the National Council of Resistance of Iran, provided the first public evidence that the Iranians were building a huge underground enrichment plant near Natanz, in the central part of the country, and planning for a heavy-water reactor near Arak, in northern Iran.
Yes, it will be difficult to bomb all of the sites in Iran, but the most critical are well known — Natanz, Isfahan, Arak, Tehran, and Bushehr.
It will also place sanctions against "dozens" of Iranian companies and organizations that are allegedly involved in supporting Tehran's nuclear program, including its development of centrifuge machines and a plutonium-producing reactor in the city of Arak.
Arak (Aloes Wood): The element from that tooth brush sticks have been made.
* Any requirement that Bush come to the Hill before unleashing the [B-2s] on the Shi-ite Persian Republic of Iran, Arak, Natanz and Bushehr.
The Obama administration Monday will also sanction "dozens" of Iranian companies and organizations that are allegedly involved in supporting Tehran's nuclear program, including its development of centrifuge machines and a plutonium-producing reactor in the city of Arak.