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Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online After a dawdling entry into the Industrial Revolution, the growth of German industries exploded following the country's belated national unification in 1871. Though initially gaining a foothold in European export markets by making cheap knock-offs of high-quality British products, Germany's expanding class of entrepreneurs gradually became more and more ambitious as their stock of capital and technological expertise grew. By the...
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.