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  • 101 Female Firefighters — HistoryHistorically, firefighting has been regarded as primarily a male activity. Nonetheless, there have been numerous women who actively fought fire alongside their male counterparts. The first known female firefighter of the United States was… …

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  • 102 Female political leaders in Islam and in Muslim-majority countries — Women in Islamic societies have held many positions of political significance. The legitimacy of these positions, from a religious and cultural perspective, is debated.Islamic textsAccording to a Sunni hadith , Muhammad said that people with a… …

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  • 103 Female condom — Although the word condom usually conjures up the male condom, there is a female condom. The Reality Female Condom was approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in April 1993. It consists of a lubricated polyurethane sheath shaped… …

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  • 104 male — 1. adjective it s his male jealousy, which is nearly always unfounded Syn: masculine, virile, manly, macho; red blooded Ant: female 2. noun two males walked past See man 1. 1) •• male, manful, manly, mannish, masculine, virile We speak …

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  • 105 Male chest reconstruction — In men with female breast growth, caused either by gynecomastia or by status as a trans man, a male chest reconstruction is often done to give the chest a more masculine appearance. In transgender and transsexual people, this surgery may be… …

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  • 106 MALE GAZE —    This common term for how we watch films originated perhaps with Mary Devereaux, although Lee Clark Mitchell developed its application to Westerns in particular. When we watch a movie, we watch it through the eye of the camera. What the camera… …

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  • 107 male, manly, masculine — These words are closely related but have distinct meanings and applications. Male always refers to sex: Jim belongs to a male choir. Manly implies possession of the most desirable qualities a male can have. Masculine refers to the qualities of a… …

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  • 108 male — 1. adjective /meɪl/ a) Belonging to the sex which is generally characterized as having the smaller gametes (for species which have two sexes and for which this distinction can be made) which fertilize the female produced eggs While No Doubt are… …

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  • 109 male — male1 [ meıl ] adjective usually before noun *** 1. ) belonging to the sex that does not give birth: male colleagues/counterparts/workers a male elephant a ) SCIENCE not developing into fruits: male flowers 2. ) relating to men: ideas about… …

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  • 110 male*/*/*/ — [meɪl] adj I 1) belonging to the sex that does not give birth Ant: female male colleagues/workers[/ex] a male elephant[/ex] 2) relating to men Ant: female ideas about female and male sexuality[/ex] II noun [C] male [meɪl] 1) a male animal Ant:… …

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  • 111 male — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French masle, male, adjective & noun, from Latin masculus more at masculine Date: 14th century 1. a. a male person ; a man or a boy b. an individual that produces small usually motile gametes (as… …

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  • 112 Female suicide bomber — Though the majority of suicide bombers have been male, female suicide bombers have carried out a number of attacks since 1985.The first known suicide attack by a woman was carried out in Lebanon on April 9, 1985. Sana a Mehaidli, a member of the… …

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  • 113 Female Furies — Superteambox imagesize= caption= The Female Furies, artist Michael Turner team name=Female Furies publisher=DC Comics debut= Mister Miracle #6 (February 1972) creators=Jack Kirby (writer artist) base=Apokolips members=Artemiz Bernadeth Bloody… …

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  • 114 Female of the Species — Single infobox Name = Female of the Species Artist = Space from Album = Spiders Released = May 27, 1996 Format = CD, 12 Recorded = 1995 1996 Genre = Rock Length = 3:19 Label = Gut Records Producer = Stephen Lironi Chart position = #14 (UK)… …

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  • 115 Female figures in the Qur'an — This article is about female figures that appear in the Qur an. For the roles, rights, and duties of women as laid out in the Qur an, see Women and Islam. Female figures in the Qur an are important characters and subjects of discussion in the… …

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  • 116 Female rhyme — Rhyme Rhyme, n. [OE. ryme, rime, AS. r[=i]m number; akin to OHG. r[=i]m number, succession, series, G. reim rhyme. The modern sense is due to the influence of F. rime, which is of German origin, and originally the same word.] [The Old English… …

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  • 117 Male rhyme — Rhyme Rhyme, n. [OE. ryme, rime, AS. r[=i]m number; akin to OHG. r[=i]m number, succession, series, G. reim rhyme. The modern sense is due to the influence of F. rime, which is of German origin, and originally the same word.] [The Old English… …

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  • 118 female — adj. & n. adj. 1 of the sex that can bear offspring or produce eggs. 2 (of plants or their parts) fruit bearing; having a pistil and no stamens. 3 of or consisting of women or female animals or female plants. 4 (of a screw, socket, etc.)… …

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  • 119 female impersonator — noun : a male entertainer who plays the role of a woman (as in vaudeville) * * * a male performer who dresses as and impersonates women. [1905 10] * * * female impersonator UK US noun [countable] [singular female impersonator plural …

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  • 120 Female epic — articleissues copyedit = August 2008 wikify = August 2008 essay = September 2008 Epic literature has historically been considered an exclusively male domain of literary productioncite book | last = Schweizer | first = Bernard | title = Approaches …

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