1. resolution a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner
  2. Fehling's solution a liquid solution of copper sulfate and potassium tartrate and sodium hydroxide that is used to test for sugar in the urine; solution turns reddish when sugar is present
  3. Ringer solution an aqueous solution containing the chlorides of sodium and potassium and calcium that is isotonic to animal tissues; used to correct dehydration and (in physiological experiments) as a medium for in vitro preparations
  4. conjugate solution a mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another of B in A
  5. joint resolution a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)
  6. coaling station a seaport where ships can take on supplies of coal
  7. Cuban Revolution the revolution led by Fidel Castro and a small band of guerrilla fighters against a corrupt dictatorship in Cuba; 1956-1959
  8. quellung reaction the swelling of the capsule surrounding a microorganism after reaction with an antibody; the basis of certain tests for identifying microorganisms
  9. green revolution the introduction of pesticides and high-yield grains and better management during the 1960s and 1970s which greatly increased agricultural productivity
  10. French Revolution the revolution in France against the Bourbons; 1789-1799
  11. saline solution an isotonic solution of sodium chloride and distilled water
  12. Glorious Revolution the revolution against James II
  13. consolation the act of giving relief in affliction
  14. Cultural Revolution a radical reform in China initiated by Mao Zedong in 1965 and carried out largely by the Red Guard; intended to eliminate counterrevolutionary elements in the government it resulted in purges of the intellectuals and socioeconomic chaos
  15. counterrevolution a revolution whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by a previous revolution
  16. wedding reception a reception for wedding guests held after the wedding
  17. cleaning implement any of a large class of implements used for cleaning
  18. cleanup position the fourth position in the batting order
  19. cleaning woman a human female employed to do housework
  20. colonic irrigation a water enema given to flush out the colon

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