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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (astronomy) the equatorial coordinate specifying the angle, measured eastward along the celestial equator, from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through an object in the sky.

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  • I mean RA is more effective when one actually reads the recommended books.
  • An RA is a research assistantship, usually funded by a grant that your advisor got.
  • The Good: RA is full of historic details, so while magic is afoot RA is also a solid work of historical fiction.
  • Sounds to me like RA is not a dog owner, and is possibly someone who has a fear of dogs, hence the uninformed phone call to ASP. for more
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