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Cable television

the transmission of televised images to viewers by means of coaxial cables. Cable systems receive the television signal, which is sent out over cables


( kā'sӘn, –sŏn ) [Fr.,=big box], in engineering, a chamber, usually of steel but sometimes of wood or reinforced concrete, used in the construction of

Calatrava, Santiago, 1951-

1951–, Spanish architect, b. Benimamet, near Valencia, grad. Institute of Architecture, Valencia (1974), Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich

Open Calculators

or calculating machine, device for performing numerical computations; it may be mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic. The electronic computer

Open Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976

Alexander Calder is a sculptor who pioneered the use of steel wire and sheets of cut metal in various combinations for radical new compositional,


[Lat., from Kalends], system of reckoning time for the practical purpose of recording past events and calculating dates for future plans. The calendar

Open camera

lightproof box or container, usually fitted with a lens, which gathers incoming light and concentrates it so that it can be directed toward the film

Canadian National Railways

Corporation created by the Canadian government in 1918 to run an extensive nationalized railway system. At its height, the Canadian National network

Canadian Pacific Railway

Privately owned railway company that operates one of the two transcontinental systems in Canada. The Canadian Pacific (CP) pioneered rail travel in


Artificial waterway constructed for drainage, irrigation, or navigation. Irrigation canals carry water for irrigation from rivers, reservoirs, or