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Tabor, David (1913 - 2005)

English physicist who worked mainly in tribology, the study of friction and wear between solid surfaces. Tabor was born in London and studied there at

Open Tagus River (Spain and Portugal)
Tagus River (Spain and Portugal)

( tā'gəs ), Span. Tajo, Port. Tejo, river, c.585 mi (940 km) long, rising in the mountains E of Madrid, E Spain, and draining the central part of the

Open taiga

The world’s largest biome (18 million km 2 ). Forms an almost continuous belt across Alaska , N Canada , Scandinavia and

Open Talbot, William Henry Fox (1800 - 1877)
Talbot, William Henry Fox (1800 - 1877)

English pioneer of photography. He invented the paper-based calotype process, patented in 1841, which was the first negative/positive method. Talbot


( tăn'tələm ) [from Tantalus ], metallic chemical element; symbol Ta; at. no. 73; at. wt. 180.94788; m.p. 2,996 degrees Celsius; b.p. 5,400±100


name for the parasitic flatworms forming the class Cestoda. All tapeworms spend the adult phase of their lives as parasites in the gut of a vertebrate

Open tapir

( tā'pər ), nocturnal, herbivorous mammal, genus Tapirus, of the jungles of Central and South America and SE Asia. The tapir is somewhat piglike in

Open Tardigrada

Abstract The Tardigrada comprise a phylum of about 800 described species of minute aquatic animals, showing clear affinities with the arthropods. Many

Tarim River (China)

( dārēm' ), Mandarin Dayan, chief river of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, NW China, c.1,300 mi (2,090 km) long, formed by the union of the Aksu and

Open Taro

As corn or maize, potatoes, and wheat are staples for people who live in the temperate regions of the world, so taro is a staple in the tropics