Friday, June 15, 2007

  • VENSTRE (norv. "Venstre" - "Left-handed"), the political party in Norway. It is based in 1884. The founder - J.Sverdrup.
  • VENTA (Vjanta) (Venta), the river in Lithuania and Latvia. 346 kms, the area of basin of 11,8 thousand êì2. Average discharge of water 95 m3 / with. The m runs in Baltic. It is navigable from. Piltene. In a mouth-. Ventspils.
  • WING NET (hoop net), the dowelling piscatory instrument such as a trap. Apply in a river, lacustrine and marine coastal fishing.
  • VALVE (from a nem. Ventil - the valve), in music - the mechanism for change of length of a trunk copper duhovyh musical instruments. Ministers for extraction of a chromatic gamma on the instruments having natural zvukorjad.
  • VALVE PIPELINE, the device for regulation (by hand-carry or automatically) a fluid flow or gas in pipe lines.
  • VALVE ELECTRICAL, the title of the electrical devices which are having the property of conducting current in one direction only: high - for currents of one (direct) direction and low - for currents of a counter (revertive) direction. Examples of electrical valves: diodes, mercury-arc rectifiers, thyristors. Electrical valves use for a rectification alternating-current, switching{commutation} of electric circuits, signal conditioning, etc. the purposes.
  • The RECTIFIER DRIVE, the electric drive in which regulation of a mode of the engine is effected with the help of steered valve inverters: the rectifier, a frequency shifter, a direct-current adjuster.
  • The FAN (from an armour. ventilo - I winnow, I wave), the air supply arrangement or other pressurized gas routinely up to 0,15 MPa (for airing rooms, transportation of aeromixes on pipe lines, etc.). Distinguish fans centrifugal and axial.
  • VENTILATION (from an armour. ventilatio - airing), an adjustable air interchange in rooms, the favourable for the person; set{combination} of the means ensuring such air interchange.
  • VENTRAL (from an armour. venter - a belly, an abdomen), in anatomy - belly, napr. A ventral little root of a spinal nerve. Compare. Dorsalnyj.
  • VENTSPILS (Ventspils) (up to 1917 official title Vindava), city (with 1378) in Latvia, a port on Baltic m. A depot. 50,4 thousand inhabitants (1991.) Center fish and a woodworking industry. Manufacture of fertilizers, a building materials; a clothing factory, factory of fans. A museum of a history of marine fishery. The medal clasp (it is ended in 1290). It is known with 1242.
  • The VENTURI (Venturi) Giovanni Battista (1746-1822), the italian scientist. Transactionses on hydraulics, an irrigation, the theory of light, optician. In 1797 has published activity on the expiration of water through short cylindrical and missing baits (a bait of the Venturi). In 1798 has proposed an introduction of a decimal notation of measures and weights in Italy.
  • The VENTURI (Venturi) Robert Charles (r .1925), the American architect and the theorist of art. Was engaged in construction of large-scale housing estates and private{individual} private residences. Books of the Venturi " Complexities and contraventions in the architecture " (1967) and " Studying for Las Vegas " (1972) have put in pawn the theoretical basis{fundamentals} of a postmodernism in the architecture.
  • VENTTSEL Konstantin Nikolaevich (1857-1947), the Russian teacher, the theorist and the propagandist of loose education. With nach. 20th has departed pedagogical activity.
  • VENULY, the most small-sized veins which are generatrix at interflow of capillaries; being bridged, give rise to larger veins.
  • VENUOLIS (Vienuolis) (an ice-film. fam. ZHukauskas) Antanas (1882-1957), the Lithuanian writer, the national writer of Lithuania (1957). The participant of Revolution 1905-07. Stories, stories, plays, the historical novel of "Crossroads" (1932) about extirpation of Lithuanians with crusaders: the novel "Farm Puodzhjunasov" (1949) about social contraventions in the Lithuanian village 20-30-Õ of 20 century.
  • CORONATE PIGEONS, stem of birds of a set of pigeons. Largest of the modern pigeons (length up to 89 sm). 3 kinds{views}, in woods about. It is new. Guinea and contiguous islands.
  • CORONATE CRANE, bird of order zhuravleobraznyh. On a head a bunch of golden yellow feathers. Length up to 1 m. In Africa, on coasts of the rivers and lakes. Conducts nonmigratory and poluosedlyj a mode of life. 2 eggs are kept by major flights, in a laying. Eats primarily small-sized amphibian, snails, hexapods, worms, and also seeds and green parts of plants. As against other cranes quite often rests and even spends the night on trees. Well tolerates bondage and often it is contained in parks as the decorative bird.
  • VENTSLOVA (Venclova) Antanas (1906-71), the Lithuanian writer, the national writer of Lithuania (1965), the statesman. The collection of verses " Call Rhodinums " (1943), "Selected" (1951; the State premium of the USSR, 1952); the novel "Birthday" (1959) about establishment of the Soviet authority in Lithuania in 1940. Autobiographical stories (the trilogy, 1964-69). Narkom enlightenments of Lithuania in 1940-43.
  • VENTSLOVA (Venclova) Thomas (r. 1937), the Lithuanian poet. The active worker pravozashchitnogo motions. Since 1970th in emigration in the USA. I.A.Brodsky translator, the writer of numerous activities on a nem.
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