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common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues atomic number 7 , N , nitrogen
nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust atomic number 8 , O , oxygen
ratio (in percent) of the maximum breadth to the maximum length of a skull breadth index , cephalic index , cranial index
(cosmology) a universe in which there is sufficient matter to halt the expansion that began with the big bang and to cause the universe to collapse again; the visible matter is only 10 percent of the matter required for closure but there may be large amou closed universe
whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn corn , corn whiskey , corn whisky
chocolate that contains at least 32 percent cocoa butter couverture
yields the staple food of 50 percent of world's population cultivated rice , Oryza sativa
(cosmology) a hypothetical form of matter that is believed to make up 90 percent of the matter in the universe; it is invisible (does not absorb or emit light) and does not collide with atomic particles but exerts gravitational force dark matter
nonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs ethyl alcohol , neutral spirits
ratio (in percent) of the maximum width to the maximum height of the face facial index
drink that resembles beer but with less than 1/2 percent alcohol near beer
matte that has 74 percent copper sparkle metal
impure zinc containing about three percent lead and other impurities (especially in the form of ingots) spelter
silver that is 92.5 percent pure sterling silver
wine containing not more than 14 percent alcohol usually served with a meal table wine
type of smallpox virus that has a fatality rate of up to 25 percent variola major , variola major virus
type of smallpox virus that has a fatality rate of about 1 percent variola minor , variola minor virus
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