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What would life be like without the laser?
A massive bright reddish star in the Orion constellation has mysteriously shrunk by over 15 percent in the last 15 years.
Word of the Day
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]