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Open Facebook (Electronic resource)
Facebook (Electronic resource)

In the first decade of the 2000s, social network sites (SNS) emerged as one of the dominant means for accessing information and communication online.

Open Facsimile

( făksĭm'əlē ) or fax, in communications, system for transmitting pictures or other graphic matter by wire or radio. Facsimile is used to transmit


place of production characterized by wage labor, the use of machinery, and the division of labor. The large-scale use of machinery differentiates


vessel providing passage over a river, lake, or other body of water for passengers, vehicles, or freight; the term is also applied to the place where

File Transfer Protocol (Computer network protocol)

FTP is an application protocol, based on the TCP/IP suite, which specifies the rules for transferring data files from one computer to another. FTP

Open fingerprint

an impression of the underside of the end of a finger or thumb, used for identification because the arrangement of ridges in any fingerprint is


Term used usually to describe a small arm - a weapon carried and fired by one person. The first effective firearms were made c .1425, when a primitive

Flaxman, John (1755 - 1826)

English neoclassical sculptor and illustrator. From 1775 he worked for the Wedgwood pottery as a designer, and later became one of Europe's leading

Open Flying Buttress
Flying Buttress

In Gothic architecture, a stone buttress in the form of an arched prop, supported at one end by the main wall of a building and at the other end by a

Fontana, Domenico (1543 - 1607)

( dōmĕ'nēkō fōntä'nä ), 1543–1607, Italian architect. He went to Rome, where he built (c.1580) the Sistine Chapel in the Church of Santa Maria