Friday, June 8, 2007

  • VAKHANKA, in antique mythology sputnitsa god Vakha.
  • VACCINE (from an armour. vaccina - cow), a drug from the alive (neutralized) or killed microorganisms (and also from separate antigenic components of a microbial cell) and products of their vital activity (see. An anatoxin). It is applied with the medical and prophylactic purposes.
  • VACCINATION, see in an item. An immunization.
  • The BANK (platen), curvilinear architectonic oblom, semicircular in a cross section.
  • The BANK, in economy - total amount of production in the value terms, made for any fixed season{term}.
  • The BANK, the machinery parts relaying a twisting moment and bolstering rotating parts. Distinguish shafts direct (the smooth and stepwise), elbow, pinion shafts, etc., and also flexible shafts and torsion bars (transmit only a twisting moment).
  • The BANK, 1) the high landfill, routinely combined{blended} with a pit ahead. Ministered an interrupting for the attacking opponent, a battle item defending. It was applied before 1-st world war. 2) System of reinforced strips and items (see " the Atlantic bank ", Shafts Roman, " Eastern bank ").
  • POWER TAKE-OFF SHAFT, the mechanism relaying a part of an engine power of a tractor, self-propelled chassis, the automobile{car} for actuating actions of trailer, hinged or fixed instruments.
  • The BANK TECTONIC, in geology - cavicorn, quite often asymmetric raising, characteristic for ramps. With tektonichskim the bank clumps of petroleum and gas often are connected.
  • VALAAMOVA the SHE-ASS, in the Bible unexpectedly started talking she-ass of the divinator of Balaam. Expression " Valaamova a she-ass " is applied in ironical sense in relation to unexpectedly started talking, routinely silent person.
  • VALAAMSKIE ISLANDS, group of islands in a northwest part Ladoga an eskar. Will consist from about. Balaam (28 êì2) and over 50 small-sized. A gross area 36 êì2. An altitude up to 70 m. Islands are coated{obtected} primarily with coniferous forests. On about. Balaam - a settlement, buildings Valaamskogo of a monastery. Tourism.
  • VALAKHILI, in mythology induizma volant dwarfs; wise and virtuous guides of heavenly beings.
  • VALAMAT-BACK Gafar Rustamovich (r. 1916), the Tadjik ballet dancer, the ballet master, the national actor of the USSR (1976). Worked at the Tadjik theatre of opera and ballet by him{it}. Ajni; with 1965 chief of band of dance "Lola". The state premium of the USSR (1949).
  • VALANS (Valence), city in a southeast of France, on r. Rhone, an administrative centre of department Drom. 102 thousand inhabitants (1992). Flavoring, textile, tanning, a paper industry; manufacture of hours.
  • WALACHIA, historical range in the south of Romania, between Carpathian mountains and Danube; it is divided r. Olt on Munteniju and Olteniju. Since 14 century. Walachia - the feudal principality, since 16 century - under turkish domination. On Adrianopolskomu to the peace treaty 1829 it is actually self-contained (under the protectorate of Russia up to 1856). In 1859-61 it was aggregated from Moldova in the unified state (since January 1862 - the Romanian principality).
  • VALASHSKOE REVOLT 1821, revolt in Walachia and some areas of Moldova against a press of aboriginal boyars and Greeks - fanariotov, turkish domination. The chief - T.Vladimiresku.
  • WALBRZYCH (Walbrzych), city on a southwest of Poland, administrative centre Valbzhihskogo voevodstva. 141 thousand inhabitants (1992.) Center Nizhnesilezskogo of a coal-mining district. A machine industry. A mountain museum. Bliz Walbrzych - mountain balneoklimatichesky a health resort - SHCHavno-zdruj.
  • VALVASOR (Valvasor) Ivan Vajkhard (1641-93), jugoslavjansky the historian, the writer of the istoriko-geographycal compositions, laid foundation historiography of Slovenia.
  • VALGA, (Valga), city in Estonia, on r. Pedeli (basin an eskar. Vyrtsjarv). A railway junction. 17,9 thousand inhabitants (1991). Manufacture of mixed foods, a meat-packing factory, sewing, furniture factories, etc. The Study of local lore museum. It is known from 13 century. Borders on to. A cutting (Latvia) with which up to 1920 compounded{made} one city - It is shaky.
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