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2008-11-14 15:00:16

A Canadian maximum security prison in British Columbia was in lockdown Friday after an inmate brawl killed one man and injured two others, officials said. Fighting broke out Thursday night at the Kent Institution in Agassiz, 90 miles east of Vancouver, spokeswoman Whitney Mullin told the Vancouver Sun. The facility that houses 225 inmates was under partial lockdown at the time because of a brawl last weekend, the report said. Mullin said gas was used and a warning shot was fired to...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.