Monday, June 18, 2007

  • VIMPERG (a nem. Wimperg), the sharp-pointed decorative frontispice finishing gantries and window openings of Gothic buildings. Vimpergi were studed with an ajour or relief thread.
  • VIMFELING (Wimpheling) JAkob (1450-1528), the german humanist. Convicted abuses and ignorance of medium of roman catholic clergy, propagandized humanistic principles of education.
  • WINES (Wien) Wilhelm (1864-1928), german physics. Transactionses on a black-body radiation; has introduced (1893) radiation laws and offsets, are called as his{its} name. The Nobel Prize (1911).
  • WINES, in the right - a necessary condition of impeachment. There are 2 forms of guilt: wilfulness and imprudence. The crime, perfect intentionally, is punished more strictly.
  • WINES (sanskr)., indian 7-string shchipkovyj (plektornyj) a musical instrument. Has many versions.
  • WINES the RADIATION LAW, establishes{sets} a partition of energy in a spectrum of an absolute black body in a temperature dependence. A particular case of the Planck of a radiation law for major frequencies. It is introduced in 1893 V.Vinom.
  • WINES the DISPLACEMENT LAW: the wavelength on which it is necessary a maximum of power in a spectrum of a thermal radiation, is inversely proportional to absolute temperature of a raying body. It is introduced in 1893 V.Vinom.
  • VINALII, in Other. Rome festivals of a vintage and wine-making (on April, 23 and on August, 19). Are connected to a cult of the Jove and Venus.
  • VINAJA, one of three main sections of the Buddhist canon ("Tripitaki"), dedicated regulations of conduct of the believing Buddhist.
  • VINBERG George Georgievich (1905-87), the Russian aquatic biologist, corresponding member AN the USSR (1976). Transactionses under the theory of a biological effeciency of ecosystems.
  • VINGRANOVSKY Nikolay Stepanovich (r. 1936), the Ukrainian poet, the film director. The collection of verses " Nuclear preludes " (1962), " Hundred poems " (1967), "Wild goat" (1977). Writes for children. Films: " the Shore of Hope " (1967), " the Duma about Britanke " (1970).
  • VINDAVA, the official title of city Ventspils in Latvia up to 1917.
  • VINDAUS (Windaus) Adolf (1876-1959), the german chemist and the biochemist. Probeed structure of steroids. Has discovered education of vitamin D from ergosterol under action of ultraviolet rays. First synthesized a histamine. The Nobel Prize (1928).
  • VINDELBAND (Windelband) Wilhelm (1848-1915), the german philosopher, the chapter badenskoj schools neokantianstva. Determined philosophy as the doctrine about value ("Prelude"). Disjointed sciences on nomoteticheskie, dealing with laws, and the ideographic, investigator single, unique phenomena. Transactionses on a history of philosophy.
  • WINDSOR (Nju-Windsor), (Windsor, New Windsor), city in the Great Britain, to the west from B.Londona, on r. Thames. 28 thousand inhabitants (1981). A summer royal residence. The royal clasp (11 century, 13-19 centuries), a chapel Sent-George (1474-1528) - a masterpiece of a tertiary gothic.
  • COMB BACK DYNASTY, the English royal dynasty ruling with 1901 (up to 1917 called Saksen-Koburg-Gotskoj). Representatives: Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII, George VI, Elizabeth II.
  • WINDSURFING (English windsurfing), a version of sailing: races on special board (vindserfer or serfer; length of 3,7 m, width of 0,65 m, mass of 27 kg) with reinforced on her loosely rotated spar tree (an altitude 4,2 ì) for a flag (the area of 5,2 m2). Has engendered in the USA (1968). World championships and Europe with 1973; are carried out{conducted} on regulations of sailing regattas. The international association of windsurfing (IWA) is based in 1973.
  • WINDHOEK (Windhoek), capital of Namibia. 145 thousand inhabitants (1991). An international airport. Center of trade. Alimentary, sewing, mashinosborochnye the enterprises.
  • VINDHJA, mountains in India, in a north p-ova Hindustan. An altitude up to 881 m, austral downslopes are steep. Dry deciduous tropical forests. National park SHivpuri.
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