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**cultivation**— I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. farming, tillage, husbandry, agriculture; elevation, civilization, refinement, breeding; learning, education; pursuit. See improvement, courtesy. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Farming] Syn. horticulture,… …92

**culture**— I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. cultivation, tillage; development, education, learning; enlightenment; refinement, breeding, polish; civilization. See agriculture, courtesy, improvement, knowledge. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of… …93

**Glossary of topology**— This is a glossary of some terms used in the branch of mathematics known as topology. Although there is no absolute distinction between different areas of topology, the focus here is on general topology. The following definitions are also… …94

**X-ray crystallography**— can locate every atom in a zeolite, an aluminosilicate with many important applications, such as water purification. X ray crystallography is a method of determining the arrangement of atoms within a crystal, in which a beam of X rays strikes a… …95

**Rhinoplasty**— For the album by Primus, see Rhinoplasty (album). Rhinoplasty Intervention Rhinoplasty: The lower lateral cartilage (greater alar cartilage) exposed for plastic modification via the left nostril …96

**Model checking**— This article is about checking of models in computer science. For the checking of models in statistics, see regression model validation. In computer science, model checking refers to the following problem: Given a model of a system, test… …97

**Catmull–Clark subdivision surface**— In computer graphics, the Catmull–Clark algorithm is used in subdivision surface modeling to create smooth surfaces. It was devised by Edwin Catmull (of Pixar) and Jim Clark in 1978 as a generalization of bi cubic uniform B spline surfaces to… …98

**Rosetta@home**— infobox software name = Rosetta@home caption = Rosetta@home screensaver for CASP 8 target [http://predictioncenter.gc.ucdavis.edu/casp8/target.cgi?id=119 view=all T0482] developer = Baker laboratory, University of Washington; Rosetta Commons… …99

**Orthocompact space**— In mathematics, in the field of general topology, a topological space is said to be orthocompact if every open cover has an interior preserving open refinement. That is, given an open cover of the topological space, there is a refinement which is …100

**Doo–Sabin subdivision surface**— Simple Doo Sabin sudivision surface. The figure shows the limit surface, as well as the control point wireframe mesh. In computer graphics, Doo–Sabin subdivision surface is a type of subdivision surface based on a generalization of bi quadratic… …