CATEGORY: artifact DEFINITION: The layout or arrangement of a design; the way the surface area to be decorated is conceptualized - whether subdivided and bounded - and the arrangement of elements and motifs within that layout SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: infrastructure CATEGORY: technique DEFINITION: A research strategy used by cultural materialists, in which priority is assigned to modes of production and reproduction.Technological, demographic, ecological, and economic processes are the most important elements for satisfying basic human needs (the 'independent variable'); the CATEGORY: geology DEFINITION: The observable properties of sediments: composition, size, shape, orientation, and grain packing.The stability of aggregates increases with humus content especially humus that originates from grass vegetation."CATEGORY: term DEFINITION: The values, aesthetics, rules, rituals, philosophies, beliefs, religions, symbols, and other forms of knowledge assumed by cultural materialists to be causally conditioned by infrastructure.SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: French Aix la Chapelle, Dutch Aken CATEGORY: site DEFINITION: A city in northwestern Germany which is the site of a palace complex of Carolingian buildings, particularly a chapel built by Odo of Metz for Charlemagne between 790-805.From his home in Spain he journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with the alchemist.The story of the treasures Santiago finds along the way teaches us, as only a few stories have done, about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, learning to read the omens strewn along life's path, and, above all, following our dreams.Paulo Coelho's charming fable, now available in English for the first time, will enchant and inspire an even wider audience of readers for generations to come.The Alchemist is the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found.
With the new facility Kemmet hopes to offer more programs and hire another staff member.
Soil has a structure" on which its porosity-permeability depends.
Soil structure is built up by alternate moistening and drying and plant roots contribute greatly by opening pores between soil aggregates.
Thutmose's annals on the walls of the temple of Karnak describing 20 years of military activity in Asia are supplemented by stelae from Armant.
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: atlantes (plural) telamon (Latin), caryatid (female)CATEGORY: structure DEFINITION: In Greek architecture, male figures which were so called for the story of Titan Atlas, in which humans were used instead of columns to support entablatures, balconies, or other projections.