1. clockwork universe the view that the universe resembles a clock built by God and ticking along according to Newtonian mechanics
  2. closed universe (cosmology) a universe that is spatially closed and in which there is sufficient matter to halt the expansion that began with the big bang; the visible matter is only 10 percent of the matter required for closure but there may be large amounts of dark matter
  3. Catholic Reaction Force a radical terrorist group dedicated to the removal of British forces from Northern Ireland and the unification of Ireland
  4. calcarine fissure a sulcus in the mesial surface of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum
  5. Alcaic verse verse in the meter used in Greek and Latin poetry consisting of strophes of 4 tetrametric lines; reputedly invented by Alcaeus
  6. picornavirus a group of single-strand RNA viruses with a protein coat
  7. Cambridge University a university in England
  8. clockwork any mechanism of geared wheels that is driven by a coiled spring; resembles the works of a mechanical clock
  9. redbrick university (British informal) a provincial British university of relatively recent founding; distinguished from Oxford University and Cambridge University
  10. Oxford University a university in England
  11. Columbia University a university in New York City
  12. Lower Carboniferous from 345 million to 310 million years ago
  13. carboniferous of or relating to the Carboniferous geologic era
  14. clockmaker someone whose occupation is making or repairing clocks and watches
  15. Carboniferous from 345 million to 280 million years ago
  16. carnivorous relating to flesh-eating animals
  17. converse carry on a discussion
  18. doggerel verse a comic verse of irregular measure
  19. blank verse unrhymed verse (usually in iambic pentameter)
  20. Calochortus large genus of western North American leafy-stemmed bulbous herbs

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