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Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene

High above the Earth from aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Ron Garan snapped this image of Hurricane Irene as it passed over the Caribbean on Aug. 22, 2011. The National Hurricane Center noted on Aug....
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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is—a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.

- Herbert Spenser (1820 - 1903), English philosopher.
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