Friday, June 15, 2007

  • VELICHKO Konstantin Ivanovich (1856-1927), the Russian artificer officer. The writer of transactionses on fortification and designs of strengths. In 1-¯ world war the field inspector of an engineering part at the Pond, the engineer - general (1916). After October revolution in Red Army, the professor of Military - engineering academy.
  • VELICHKO Maxim Konstantinovich (r. 1922), the Hero Socialist Transactionses (1966), the full gentleman of order of Glory (1944, 1945, 1945), the foreman. In Great Domestic war the squad leader of investigation ammunition a shelf. After war the foreman of markers at factory.
  • VELICHKO Samuil Vasiljevich (1670 - ok. 1728), the Ukrainian historian, the ideologist of the cossack foreman. The writer of the Annals of events in JUgo-Zap. Russia in 17 century.
  • WELKOM (Uelkom) (Welkom), city in the republic of South Africa. 132 thousand inhabitants (1980.) Center of production of gold and uranium. A chemical industry.
  • VELLANSKY Danilo Mihajlovich (1774-1847), the Russian scientist - physician and the philosopher. " Proljuzija to medicine... " (1805) - 1 composition in Russia, proniknutoe ideas of naturalistic philosophy of F.V.Schelling. The writer of " Trial, observation and speculative physics " (1831).
  • VELLER (Weller) T. X., see Ueller T.H.
  • VELLING Boris Konstantinovich (1892-1923), the Russian pilot, the participant of the first Soviet flights. During 1-st world war was in a field army, has been appointed as the instructor of the Moscow school of aircraft and in 1917 it is elected by its{her} chief voting. In Red Army wared on Eastern and Turkestani fronts. In 1921-23 has committed a number{series} of the first long-distance flights (including. Poltoratsk-Kagan-Kerki-Termez and back). In 1922 it is appointed as the chief of department of educational institutions of Air fleet of RSFSR. Has perished during practice flight.
  • VELLINGTON (Wellington) (Wellington), capital Is new. Zealand, on Boreal island. 152 thousand inhabitants (1992). Seaport (freight turnover ok. 15 million t annually). An international airport. A food-processing industry, a machine industry, metallurgy, wood-working, impregnated-paper, a light industry. University. A royal society It is new. Zealand. The New Zealand academy of fine arts, national art passageway. Karterovskaja an observatory, the National museum. It is based in 1840. It is called named A.Vellingtona. Capital with 1865.
  • VELLINGTON (Wellington) (Wellington) Arthur Uelsli (Wellesley) (1769-1852), duke (1814), the English field marshal (1813). In wars against napoleonic France commanding an allied troops on Pirenejskom p-ove (1808-13) and the anglo-Netherlands army at Waterloo (1815). In 1827-52 commander-in-chief the English army. In 1828-30 prime minister of the cabinet tori, in 1834-35 Minister for Foreign Affairs.
  • VELLINGTONIJA, see. A Sequoiadendron.
  • VELLORE, city in JUzh. India, pieces. Tamil Nadu. 172 thousand inhabitants (1991.) Center of a farming area. The ancient temple complex, including the Hookah mantapam (16 century).
  • VELNJAS (Velinas, Velns), in Baltic mythology the godhood of the underground world, opponent Perkunasa.
  • CYCLE RACING of the WORLD, lasting many days international competition of bicyclists on route Warsaw - Berlin - Prague; it was conducted annually (with 1948) editions of newspapers " the Tribune ljudu ", " Nojes Dojchland " and " to Ore the right ". In 1985-86 it was conducted also on terrain USSR redatsiej newspapers "Truth". An average of participants ok. 100. Command offset the greatest number of times (20) was beaten by the Soviet bicyclists (1990); in personal - Pole R.Shurkovsky (1970-71, 73, 75); among the Soviet racers - S.A.Suhoruchenkov (1979, 84).
  • VELODROM (from the velocipede and grech. dromos - trot race, a place for trot race), the sporting structure (open{discovered} or covered) for trainings and competitions on bicycle sport, will consist of a racetrack with tribunes, auxiliary rooms.
  • The VELOCIPEDE (from an armour. velox - fast and pes - a leg), two or (less often) the tricycle machine for removal, with a drive from 2 treadles through a chain drive. Distinguish velocipedes road for adult, adolescents, children (including collapsible), sporting (including tandems), special (cargo, circus, velokoljaski, etc.). The velocipede with an internal-combustion engine calls as a moped.
  • The WALKING CRANE, strelovoj a rotary crane on a column which is established{installed} on 2-4-êîëåñíûõ the carriages transposed{dragged;moved;migrated} on one rail. The top of a column is retained by rollers in two balks. Carrying capacity up to 10 t, a flying out of a boom of 3-7 m.
  • BICYCLE SPORT, races on a racetrack, highway, a uneven terrain, and also competition in figurate driving and the game in a ball on velocipedes - velobol and velopolo. Has engendered in Europe in 1860th. In the program of Olympic Games with 1896; world championships on a racetrack with 1893, on highway with 1921, in enclosed spaces with 1929, on cross-country with 1950; Europe - only on races in enclosed spaces with 1930. In the International union of bicyclists (UCI; it is based in 1900) 152 countries (1991).
  • VELS (Vielona), in Baltic mythology htonicheskoe the godhood guarding showers died. Was considered also as the god of cattle.
  • VELUND, in the Scandinavian mythology the close smith to gods about which destiny it is told in " to the Song about Velunde " in " the Higher Edda ".
  • The WHALEBOAT (from English whale-boat - the whaling boat), express 4-8-âåñåëüíàÿ the boat with acute educations of naze and a stern. Distinguish razezdnye and rescue. Were applied in a whale - fishery.
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