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**industrial glass**— Introduction solid material that is normally lustrous and transparent in appearance and that shows great durability under exposure to the natural elements. These three properties lustre, transparency, and durability make glass a favoured… …102

**Transformation matrix**— In linear algebra, linear transformations can be represented by matrices. If T is a linear transformation mapping Rn to Rm and x is a column vector with n entries, then for some m×n matrix A, called the transformation matrix of T. There is an… …103

**Symmetric space**— In differential geometry, representation theory and harmonic analysis, a symmetric space is a smooth manifold whose group of symmetries contains an inversion symmetry about every point. There are two ways to make this precise. In Riemannian… …104

**materials science**— the study of the characteristics and uses of various materials, as glass, plastics, and metals. [1960 65] * * * Study of the properties of solid materials and how those properties are determined by the material s composition and structure, both… …105

**public opinion**— the collective opinion of many people on some issue, problem, etc., esp. as a guide to action, decision, or the like. [1560 70] * * * Introduction an aggregate of the individual views, attitudes, and beliefs about a particular topic,… …106

**rock**— rock1 rockless, adj. rocklike, adj. /rok/, n. 1. a large mass of stone forming a hill, cliff, promontory, or the like. 2. Geol. a. mineral matter of variable composition, consolidated or unconsolidated, assembled in masses or considerable… …107

**Rock**— /rok/, n. a male given name. * * * I In geology, a naturally occurring and coherent aggregate of minerals. The three major classes of rock igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic are based on the processes that formed them. These three classes are… …108

**sculpture**— sculptural, adj. sculpturally, adv. /skulp cheuhr/, n., v., sculptured, sculpturing. n. 1. the art of carving, modeling, welding, or otherwise producing figurative or abstract works of art in three dimensions, as in relief, intaglio, or in the… …109

**Cosmic inflation**— In physical cosmology, cosmic inflation is the idea that the universe passed through a phase of exponential expansion that was driven by a negative pressure vacuum energy density. [Liddle and Lyth (2000) and Mukhanov (2005) are recent cosmology… …110

**Solution**— This article is about chemical solutions. For other uses, see Solution (disambiguation). Making a saline water solution by dissolving table salt (NaCl) in water. The salt is the solute and the water the solvent. In chemistry, a solution is a… …