Friday, June 15, 2007

  • VASJUGAN, the river in the south Zap. Siberia, the left-handed in-leak{influx} of Ob. 1082 kms, the area of basin of 61,8 thousand êì2. Average discharge of water 345 m3 / with. Driveable. It is navigable on 886 kms from a mouth.
  • PLAIN VASJUGANSKAJA (Vasjuganje), in the south Zap. Siberia, cut by valleys of the rivers of B.Jugan, Vasjugan, etc. The Altitude up to 166 m. Oil fields, gas and peat.
  • VASJUTIN Vladimir Vladimirovich (r. 1952), the Russian astronaut, a pilot - astronaut of the USSR (1985), the lieutenant colonel, the Hero of Soviet Union (1985). Flight on "Soyuz T-14" and orbital station " Salute - 7 " (September - November 1985).
  • COTTON WOOL (from a nem. Watte), weakly dense mass of clogged filaments, acceptable from impurity{additives}. Distinguish cotton wool: natural - woollen, silk, down, cottony, asbestos, etc., and synthetic - glass, cinder, etc. Natural cotton wool as required is disjointed on clothing, furniture, technical, flimsy, sheet bonded and medical. Synthetic cotton wool is applied basically to the technical purposes (warmly and sound isolation, etc.). A special kind{view} of cotton wool - t. n. vatilin, i.e. the cotton wool glued from one or two parties by a glue emulsion. Vatilin - a replacer of cotton wool at sewing clothes{clothing}, a jointing, etc.
  • COTTON WOOL, vedijsky the god of a wind.
  • VATAGIN Vasily Alekseevich (1883/84-1969), the Russian sculptor and the schedule{chart}, the national artist of Russia (1964), the full member AH the USSR (1957). The animal painter, has exhibited steep knowledge of a nature and customs animal ("Tiger", 1925-26). Case histories to "Maugli" Kiplinga (1926), the State premium of the USSR (1952).
  • VATAGIN Glebas Vasilyevich (1899-1986), the Russian physics - theorist. With 1920 - in emigration, cable cores in Italy. Transactionses on a relativity theory, a quantum theory of a field, physics of ultrarays, an astrophysics. Has offered the statistical theory of multiple generation of particles of ultrarays. Has created scientific school.
  • VATAMANU the Ion (r. 1937), the Moldavian poet. Collections of verses: " the First snowflakes " (1962), "Monologue" (1964), " Among grasses " (1967), " Colour of an apricot " (1971), " Tops of love " (1981), etc.
  • VATATSUMI-BUT KAMI, in Japanese mythology marine tsar, a host of marine physical agent.
  • VATATSUMI-BUT KUNI, in Japanese mythology a marine kingdom where there are palaces of the lord of seas Vatatsumi-but kami.
  • VATVAT Rashid (1087-1182 or 1177), the persian and Tadjik poet. The writer of one of first on farsi allowances on rhetoric and poetics - " the Garden of ordinances about thinnesses of poetry ".
  • WATER-LINE (from niderl. water - water and lijn - a line), a line of a contact of a hangover water plane with a body of a swimming vessel. The deepwater line marked by a loadline, coincides a water plane at full loading a vessel and corresponds{meets} to upsetting as much as possible allowable on stream. The form of a water-line and value delineated her{it} of the area influence performances of popularity and an intact platform stability of a vessel.
  • BLOCK LEVEL (niderl. waterpas), the elementary device for check of a horizontality and measurement of small discharge angles - a vertical strut with the grounding (bar) to which the plumb is attached.
  • VATICAN (Vaticano), state - city within the limits of capital of Italy - Rome, on hill Monte-Vatikano. 0,44 êì2. The population ok. 1 thousand person. Center of a latin church, a residence of its{her} chapter - dads Roman. Official languages - latin and italian. Vatican - large kapitalovladelets and the share holder of some the companies and banks, possesses the large real estate in Italy, Spain, Germany and the Latin American countries. Other important sources of incomes - instalments of national roman catholic churches, manufacture and sale of postage stamps, coins, specialties. Monetary unit - the Vatican lira (is in use alongside with italian lira). In Vatican the most valuable treasures of crop and art are concentrated. A cathedral of the saint Peter (the Dignity - Pjetro, 15-18 centuries); the baroque area of the saint Peter (17 century, L.Bernini); a palace complex: Rock Redzha (17 century, L.Bernini), Hall Redzha (16 century, À. yes Sangallo Junior); chapels: Paolina (16 century), Sikstinskaja (15 century, Dzh. Dolchi, frescos Mikelandzhelo, etc.), Nikolay V (15 century); apartments Bordzha with Stantsami Rafaelja; yards: the Dignity - Damazo with Recessed balconies Rafaelja, the Belvedere (16 century, D.Bramante); gardens from Casino Pija IV (16 century, P.Ligorio). The library, art museums. Vatican on like palaces - residences of a dad Roman is called, setting up to 1870 Papal regions the State Vatican is derivated in 1929 under Lateran agreements.
  • The VATICAN CATHEDRALS, the ecumenical councils of a latin church which was taking place in Vatican. 1-st Vatican cathedral (1869-70) has proclaimed a tenet about papal infallibility in problems of belief and moral; has confirmed his{its} supremance of law in church. 2-nd Vatican cathedral (1962-65) aspired{tried} to find ways to overcoming crisis of the church called by social alterations after 2-nd world war. Measures of remodelling of a cult, organization and policy of church have been intended.
  • BATTING, knitted or nonwoven cloth (depth of 3-12 mm) from cotton, woollen or a bi-fibre yarn with a pile. It is used as an encasing for warmth-keeping layer pad for an outerwear.
  • WHATMAN PAPER, paper for drawing by indian ink and drawing (a rough surface, major abrasion resistance) a manual drip mould from a rag pulp. It is called named the English industrialist of 18 century. Dzh. Whatman paper (Uotmen; J. Whatman).
  • VATNAJEKJUDL, a volcanic plateau in Iceland, on which largest liner icehouse of country. 8390 êì2, an ice depth up to 1000 m. A cavicorn dome an altitude from 600 up to 2000 m. Eruptions of burning mountains (including subglacial) invoke{produce} disastrous floods.
  • VATOLIN Nikolay Anatoljevich (r. 1926), the Russian metallurgist, the academician of the Russian Academy of Science (1991; academician AN the USSR with 1981). The main{basic} transactionses on the physico-chemical bases{fundamentals} of metallurgical processes. The state premium of the USSR (1982, 1991).
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