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  • noun metrology Symbol for the attolumen, an SI unit of luminous flux equal to 10−18 lumens.


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  • The Norse word alm means elm, the resilient wood from which the Scandinavians made bows and arrows.

    Eaters Of The Dead

  • RE: GERMANY: Auto Windscreens acquired by Arques alm, that is the best post I have seen on this forum.

    Daily automotive news and comment - from

  • People have called me "alm" as in "alms for the poor" in the past, and I thought it was funny how I read it in my head one way and everyone else had it differently. honeychild because honey is natural, durable and versatile. and we are all children -- that child in us never leaves -- the outer casing just grows up and gets older looking. lol stories: News

  • Can this equipped light attract more tourists to Angkor Wat and Cambodia as a whole while a leader of a country is incompetent to lead a country with transparency, security, stability, human right respect, and yet committing corruption and dependent on alm and submitting to neigboring countries?

    Global Voices in English » Cambodia: Controversial Angkor Wat lighting project

  • Hymowitz writing in the Winter 2011 issue of City Journal: "[C]alm and collected" are not the words that come to mind to describe the feminist response to the governor from Alaska [Sarah Palin].

    Notable & Quotable

  • "Una limosnita por el amor de Dios," she supposedly said -- "An alm, for the love of God."

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Even when he noted that Ms R's dinner was alm almost gone and said, "And soon you will go and how will I find you?"

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Even when he noted that Ms R's dinner was alm almost gone and said, "And soon you will go and how will I find you?"

    Je fait 'un mini break'

  • She said, It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that when Kamar al-Zaman, son of King Shahriman, went to the Hammam, his father in his joy at this event freed the prisoners, and presented splendid dresses to his grandees and bestowed large alm-gifts upon the poor and bade decorate the city seven days.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • In this election, the average cost of a House seat (in campaign cash) was alm ost a million dollars ($960,000 to be more exact).

    Stan Goff: The Bipartisan Ship


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