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Desborough School Desborough School is an all boys comprehensive school in Shoppenhangers Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England. It was founded as Maidenhead Grammar School in 1894 and in September 1973 it converted to comprehensive schooling.
Descamisado Descamisado is a Spanish word that literally means "without shirt" or "shirtless." The term was originally used as an insult by the elite of Argentina to describe the followers of Juan PerĂłn, who served as president of Argentina from 1946 until 1955, and then again briefly from 1973 to 1974.
Descartes' Error Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain is a book by neurologist Antonio R. Damasio, in which the author presents the argument that emotion and reason are not separate but, in fact, are quite dependent upon one another.
Descartes' theorem In geometry, Descartes' theorem, named after RenĂ© Descartes, establishes a relationship between four kissing, or mutually tangent, circles. The theorem can be used to construct a fourth circle tangent to three given, mutually tangent circles.
Descendants of Darkness Descendants of Darkness, known in Japan as Yami no Matsuei (é—‡ă®ćś«čŁ”), is a manga and anime series created by Yoko Matsushita. The anime is broadcast by WOWOW in Japan and is produced in North America by Central Park Media.
Descendants of Gustav II Adolf Descent from Gustav II Adolf, King of Sweden, a venerated hero to some peoples and ideological groups, has often been alleged to have gone totally extinct, as far as known and/or documented descents are in question, as opposite to invented or sort of mythical descendants. However, according to documentation in books of nobility genealogy, that is not true: there exists at least one clear and documented descent to our days through his illegitimate son's one granddaughter.
Descendents of Isaac Allerton Isaac Allerton was a Mayflower Pilgrim who arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620. Allerton married three times, his initial wife Mary Norris died shortly after arriving in Massachusetts, he had three children with her, Bartholomew, Remember and Mary.
Descent (category theory) In mathematics, the idea of descent has come to stand for a very general idea, extending the intuitive idea of 'gluing' in topology. Since the topologists' glue is actually the use of equivalence relations on topological spaces, the theory starts with some ideas on identification.
Descent (computer game) Descent is a 3D first-person shooter video game noted for popularizing the use of true 3D rendering technology and providing the player with six full degrees of freedom (often abbreviated "6DOF") to move and to look around.
Descent from antiquity Descent from antiquity (commonly abbreviated as DFA) is the project of establishing a well-researched, generation-by-generation descent of living persons from people living in antiquity. It is an ultimate challenge in prosopography and genealogy.
Descent from the Cross The Descent from the Cross (Î‘Î ÎźÎšÎ‘ÎÎ—Î›Î©ÎŁÎ™ÎŁ), or Deposition, is the scene as depicted in art, from the story of Christ when Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus took him down from the cross after his crucifixion. In Byzantine art the topic became popular in the 9th century, and in the Occident from the 10th century.
Descent into the Depths of the Earth Descent Into the Depths of the Earth is the name of a First Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons module. This is a combined adventure which re-published two related adventures: D1 Descent Into the Depths of the Earth and D2 Shrine of the Kuo-Toa.
Descent II Descent II is a 3D first-person shooter video game noted for popularizing the use of true 3D rendering technology and providing the player with six full degrees of freedom (often abbreviated "6DOF") to move and to look around.
Descent of Elizabeth II from Egbert This table shows the descent of Elizabeth II from Egbert, traditionally regarded as first King of England, and before that from Cerdic, founder of the House of Wessex. Some of the links between Cerdic and Egbert are a little uncertain, but there is no doubt that Egbert was a descendant of Cerdic.
Descent of Elizabeth II from William I This list shows the most senior line of direct royal lineal descent of the United Kingdom to the current monarch from William the Conqueror. Each person on the list is the son or daughter of the person above him or her on the list.
Descent of Mary The Descent of Mary (Î¤ÎµÎ˝Î˝Î± ÎśÎ±ĎÎąÎ±Ď‚) is a minor work of the New Testament apocrypha which presents an anti-Jewish legend. It portrays Zechariah as having been put to death by the Jews because he had seen Yahweh in the form of an ass in the Temple in Jerusalem.
Descent to the underworld The descent to the underworld is a archetypical mytheme present from the Religions of the Ancient Near East and continued into Christianity. The myth involves the death of a youthful god (a life-death-rebirth deity), mourned and then recovered from the underworld by his or her consort, lover or mother.
Descent with modification Descent with modification first coined by Charles Darwin, provides important evidence how animals might be related to one another and how they evolved. For example, shared features between animals sometimes appear in the human embryo with the early states of development looking like tails and gill arches.
Descent: FreeSpace Descent: FreeSpace â€” The Great War is a space simulation computer game series developed by Volition Inc., one of the two companies (along with Outrage Entertainment) that formed when Parallax Software, the creators of Descent, split.
Descent: Journeys in the Dark Descent: Journeys in the Dark is a 2-5 player high fantasy adventure board game published by Fantasy Flight Games in 2005. The game is not related to the video game Descent , but rather is based on an improved version of the mechanics of FFG's licensed Doom: The Board Game.
Describing function The Describing function method of Krylov and Bogolyubov is an approximate procedure for analyzing Non-linear control problems. It is based on quasi-linearization, that is the replacement of the non-linear system under investigation by a system that is linear except for a dependence on the amplitude of the input waveform.
Description A description consists of an enumeration of the quantitative and qualitative parameters which seek to provide a definition of some thing, such as what that thing looks like, sounds like, or feels like. A complete description allows for not merely defining but distinguishing one state from another and general characteristics commonly noticed which in popular culture define or distinguish something.
Description de l'Egypte (1809) Description de l'Ă‰gypte (English: Description of Egypt) is a comprehensive scientific description of ancient and modern Egypt as well as its natural history. It is a publication that is the collaborated work of about 160 civilian scholars and scientists, known popularly as the savants, who accompanied Napoleon's expedition to Egypt in 1798 to 1801 as part of the French Revolutionary Wars, as well as about 2000 artists and technicians, including 400 engravers, who would later compile it into a full work.
Description language Description language may refer generally a kind of language which is used to describe an interface to another. In computer terms, a description language may be confused with or less formally referred to by other terms such as API, interface language, specification language, or middleware.
Description logic Description logics (DL) are a family of knowledge representation languages which can be used to represent the terminological knowledge of an application domain in a structured and formally well-understood way. The name description logic refers, on the one hand, to concept descriptions used to describe a domain and, on the other hand, to the logic-based semantics which can be given by a translation into first-order predicate logic.
Description number Description numbers are numbers that arise in the theory of Turing machines, very similar to GĂ¶del numbers, and they are also occasionally called that in the literature. Given some universal Turing machine, every Turing machine can, given its encoding on that machine, be assigned a number.
Description of the Starry Raft Description of the Starry Raft (Chinese: ćźć§Žĺ‹ťč¦˝ Xin Cha Shen Lan) is written in year 1436 by the translator/intepreter of admiral Zheng He, the description depicted places, peoples, cultures, etc, about all of what he saw.
Descriptions of the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons Below are descriptions, explanations for Danish cultural references and English translations of Danish and Persian captions for the that were the center of the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy. Clockwise from top:
Descriptive botanical names Descriptive botanical names: Art 16 of the ICBN rules that a name above the rank of family may be either descriptive or formed from the name of an included family. The latter leads to names such as Magnoliophyta and Magnoliopsida.
Descriptive complexity Descriptive complexity is a branch of finite model theory, a subfield of computational complexity theory and mathematical logic, which seeks to characterize complexity classes by the type of logic needed to express the languages in them. For example, PH is precisely the class of languages expressible by statements of second-order logic.
Descriptive ethics Descriptive ethics, also known as comparative ethics, is the study of people's beliefs about morality. It contrasts with prescriptive or normative ethics, which is the study of ethical theories that describe how people ought to act, and with meta-ethics, which is the study of what ethical terms and theories actually refer to.
Descriptive geometry Descriptive geometry builds on the practice, evolved over centuries, of displaying two images of a single object simultaneously; one image is seen from one direction while a second image is seen from a direction 90Â° rotated (e.g.
Descriptive chess notation Descriptive chess notation, or just descriptive notation is a notation for recording chess games, and at one time was the most popular notation for doing so. It has been superseded by abbreviated algebraic notation, as the latter is more brief.
Descriptive knowledge Descriptive knowledge, also declarative knowledge or propositional knowledge, is the species of knowledge that is, by its very nature, expressed in declarative sentences or indicative propositions. This distinguishes descriptive knowledge from what is commonly known as "know-how", or procedural knowledge (the knowledge of how, and especially how best, to perform some task), and "knowing of", or knowledge by acquaintance (the knowledge of something's existence).
Descriptive linguistics Descriptive linguistics is the work of analyzing and describing how language is spoken (or how it was spoken in the past) by a group of people in a speech community. All scholarly research in linguistics is descriptive; like all other sciences, its aim is to observe the linguistic world as it is, without the bias of preconceived ideas about how it ought to be.
Descriptive poetry Descriptive poetry is the name given to a class of literature that may be defined as belonging mainly to the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries in Europe. From the earliest times, all poetry which was not subjectively lyrical was apt to indulge in ornament which might be named descriptive.
Descriptive research Descriptive research, also known as statistical research, describes data and characteristics about the population or phenomenon being studied. Descriptive research answers the questions who, what, where, when and how.
Descriptive science A descriptive science, also called a special science, is a form of inquiry, typically involving a community of inquiry and its accumulated body of provisional knowledge, that seeks to discover what is true about a recognized domain of phenomena.
Descriptivist theory of names Descriptivist theory of names is a view of the nature of the meaning and reference of proper names generally attributed to Gottlob Frege and Bertrand Russell. The theory consists essentially in the idea that the meanings (semantic contents) of names are identical to the descriptions associated with them by speakers, while their referents are determined to be the objects that satisfy these descriptions.
Descriptors in Burroughs large systems Descriptors are an architectural feature of Burroughs large systems, includng the current (as of 2006) Unisys Clearpath/MCP systems. Apart from being stack- and tag-based, a notable architectural feature of these systems is that it is descriptor-based.
Desdemona (song) "Desdemona" is a song by the British cult band John's Children. It was released in 1967 and failed to chart in Britain, possibly due to the fact it was banned by the BBC for a "controversial" lyric (lift up your skirt and fly).
Desdemona Fullmer Desdemona Fullmer (6 October 1809 in Huntington, Pennsylvania - 9 February 1886 in Salt Lake City, Utah) is recognized as the thirtieth woman to marry LDS Church founder Joseph Smith, Jr.The Wives of Joseph Smith
Deseado Deseado (Spanish for "wished" or "wished for") is a 10m sloop rigged yacht that survived about a month in the Southern Ocean and Bass Strait after being abandoned in stormy seas off Tasmania, the southern island state of Australia. It was found off the south coast of New South Wales (state) where it was towed into Batemans Bay on 23 May 2006.
Desecration Desecration is the act of depriving something of its sacred character -- or the disrespectful or contemptuous treatment of that which is held to be sacred by a group or individual. Those who hold the desecrated thing as sacred may consider desecratory acts to be sacreligious acts.
Desecration (band) Desecration is a Welsh, death metal band formed in 1993, though Desecration started causing controversy as early as 1995 when the album Gore and Perversion was famously seized by police forces due to the albums offensive content.
Desecration Smile "Desecration Smile" is a song by California band Red Hot Chili Peppers from their most recent studio album Stadium Arcadium. It will be the next international single released, after Hump de Bump which will be the next American single.
Desegregation Desegregation is the process of ending racial segregation, most commonly used in reference to the United States. Desegregation was long a focus of the American Civil Rights Movement, both before and after the United States Supreme Court's decision in Brown v.
Desegregation busing Desegregation busing, referred to as forced busing by opponents to desegregated schools in some areas, is the practice of remedying past racial discrimination in American public schools by busing children to specific schools in an effort to counteract discriminatory school construction and district assignments.
Desecheo Island Desecheo is a small uninhabited island of the archipelago of Puerto Rico located in the northeast of the Mona Passage; 21 km from the west coast (Punta HigĂĽero) of the main island of Puerto Rico. It has a land area of 1.
Deseloper A term Flash Deseloper was first used by Adobe's Flash expert Jen deHaan and refers to those whose mastery of the Flash IDE distinguishes them as both designers and developers. Flash Deseloper is defined at Jen daHaan's newly registered domain as "One who, or that which, develops and designs.
Desembarco del Granma National Park Desembarco del Granma National Park is a national park in south-eastern Cuba, in what is now Granma Province. The park is named after the yacht which Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, Raul Castro took from Mexico to Cuba in 1956 and incited the Cuban Revolution.
Desensitization For telecommunications, Desensitization is a form of electromagnetic interference where a radio receiver is unable to receive the full strength of a radio signal. This is caused by a nearby transmitter with a strong signal on a close frequency, which overloads the receiver and makes it unable to fully receive the desired signal.
Desensitized (Drowning Pool album) Desensitized is a 2004 album by Heavy Metal band Drowning Pool. It was the first album to be released by the band after the death of vocalist Dave Williams, and the first (and only) album to feature Jason 'Gong' Jones as the vocalist.
Deseret Deseret is a term originally derived from the Book of Mormon, a scripture of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church) and other Latter Day Saint groups. According to the Book of Mormon, "deseret" meant "honeybee" in the language of the Jaredites, a group believed to have been led to the Americas during the time of the construction of the Tower of Babel (see ).
Deseret alphabet The Deseret alphabet is a phonetic alphabet developed in the mid-19th century by the board of regents of the University of Deseret (later the University of Utah) under the direction of Brigham Young, second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Deseret Industries Deseret Industries is a non-profit organization which is a division of the Welfare Services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'. It includes a chain of retail thrift stores and work projects operated by the program.
Deseret Morning News The Deseret Morning News is a newspaper published in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is Utah's oldest continually published daily newspaper. It has the second largest daily circulation in the state behind The Salt Lake Tribune.
Deseret Peak Wilderness The Deseret Peak Wilderness is located in the Stansbury Mountains of Tooele County, Utah, near the towns of Tooele and Grantsville, not far from the Great Salt Lake. It is part of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
Deseret Ranch Located only 20 miles (32km) south of Cape Canaveral, Florida, Deseret Ranch is the largest ranch in the United States today. This ranch, owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, sprawls over the three central Florida counties of Osceola, Orange, and Brevard.
Deseret-Western Railway The Deseret-Western Railway is a private railroad operating in northeastern Utah and northwestern Colorado. It is owned by the Deseret Generation & Transmission Co-operative, and exists to transport coal from the co-operative's Deserado Coal Mine (near Rangely, Colorado) to their Bonanza Power Plant (near Bonanza, Utah).
Desert In geography, a desert is a landscape form or region that receives very little precipitation. Generally, deserts are defined as areas that receive an average annual precipitation of less than 250 mm (10 inches).
Desert (particle physics) In particle physics, the desert refers to a theorized gap in energy scales between the TeV scale and the GUT scale in which no new physics appears. The idea of the desert was motivated by the observation of successful gauge coupling unification with just the minimal supersymmetric standard model particle content: adding additional new physics at an intermediate scale generically screws up the gauge coupling unification.
Desert Air Force The Desert Air Force (DAF), later known as the First Tactical Air Force, was an Allied tactical air force formed during World War II. The DAF was formed in North Africa to provide close air support to the Eighth Army in its campaigns during World War II.
Desert Bighorn Sheep The Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni) is a subspecies of Bighorn Sheep that occurs in the desert Southwest regions of the United States and in the northern regions of Mexico. The trinomial of this species commemorates the American naturalist Edward William Nelson.
Desert Blue Desert Blue is a 1998 American comedy/drama film directed by Morgan J. Freeman and starring Brendan Sexton, Kate Hudson, Ethan Suplee, Christina Ricci, Casey Affleck, Peter Sarsgaard, Sara Gilbert, and John Heard.
Desert candle Desert candle (Caulanthus inflatus), is a flowering plant in the family Brassicaceae, native to the Mojave Desert of the southwestern United States, where it is found at elevations between 150 and 1,500 meters.
Desert Camouflage Uniform The Desert Camouflage Uniform (DCU) is essentially the same as the United States military's Battle Dress Uniform (BDU) uniform, only featuring the three-color desert camouflage pattern of light tan, pale green, and brown as opposed to the dark green, black, brown, and dark tan of the BDU's woodland pattern. The DCU and the BDU are currently being phased out of use with the US Army by the new Army Combat Uniform (ACU).
Desert Center, California Desert Center, in Riverside County, California, is a small town (population 962) located in the Colorado Desert of Southern California, between the cities Indio and Blythe at the junction of Interstate 10 and State Route 177 (Rice Road). In the vicinity of Desert Center lie the Chuckwalla Mountains, Corn Springs, the Eagle Mountain (a former Kaiser iron mine) and the CalTrans rest stop Chiriaco Summit.
Desert Combat Desert Combat (DC) is a mod for the first-person shooter (FPS) computer game Battlefield 1942, created by Frank Delise, Brian Holinka and Tim Brophy. Desert Combat brings the game's setting to modern warfare in the Middle East, providing the player with the opportunity to drive vehicles such as M2 Bradleys and fly F-14 Tomcats from aircraft carriers.
Desert dace The desert dace Eremichthys acros is a rare cyprinid fish known only from the warm springs and creeks of Soldier Meadow in western Humboldt County, Nevada, USA. It is notable not only for its restricted range, but for the ability to live in waters as warm as 38 degrees Celsius (100 degrees Fahrenheit).
Desert Death Adder The Desert Death Adder (Acanthophis pyrrhus), is a species of Death Adder native to Australia and is one of the most poisonous land snakes in Australia and the world. Unlike its sister species of Common Death Adders, the Desert Death Adder is under threat due to the destruction of habitat.
Desert Eagle Observatory Desert Eagle Observatory (IAU code 333) is a private amateur observatory, situated near Benson, Arizona. Operated by William Kwong Yu Yeung, the observatory's primary purpose is the observation and discovery of asteroids, which include but are not limited to comets and Near Earth Asteroids (NEA).
Desert five-spot Desert five-spot (Eremalche rotundifolia), is a flowering plant in the family Malvaceae, native to the Mojave Desert in the southwestern United States, where it is found between 50 and 1,500 m altitude in open places, sandy and rocky areas, and in washes. It can be found in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in southern California.
Desert Fathers The Desert Fathers were Christian Hermits, Ascetics and Monks who lived mainly in the Scetes desert of Egypt, beginning in about the third century. Very few of the Desert Fathers lived in other deserted regions of Egypt.
Desert Grassland Whiptail Lizard The Desert Grassland Whiptail lizard (Aspidoscelis uniparens) is an all-female species. These reptiles reproduce by parthenogenesis; eggs undergo a chromosome doubling after meiosis and develop into lizards without being fertilized.
Desert Hawk The Force Protection Airborne Surveillance System (FPASS), also known as Desert Hawk, is a small United States Air Force unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) used for base perimeter protection. The program is run by Electronic Systems Center and was developed by Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works.
Desert Hearts Desert Hearts is a 1985 lesbian-themed romantic drama film loosely based on the Jane Rule novel Desert of the Heart. Directed by Donna Deitch, the film stars Helen Shaver and Patricia Charbonneau with a supporting performance by Audra Lindley.
Desert iguana The Desert iguana (Dipsosaurus dorsalis) is one of the most common lizards of the Sonoran and Mojave deserts of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. They also occur on several Gulf of California islands.
Desert island A desert island is simply any uninhabited island: the word "desert" in this context is an adjective meaning "desolate and sparsely occupied or unoccupied," and does not imply arid desert weather.Merriam-Webster Online, "desert" definition 2 Such islands are commonly invoked in metaphor, literature, and the popular imagination.
Desert Island Discs Desert Island Discs is a long-running BBC Radio 4 programme. It was first broadcast on January 29 1942 and is said by the Guinness Book of Records to be the longest-running music programme in the history of radio.
Desert larkspur Desert larkspur (Delphinium parishii) is a flowering plant in the family Ranunculaceae (the buttercup family) native to the Mojave Desert in the southwestern United States and northwest Mexico, where it is found between 300â€“2500 m altitude in California, Arizona, southwestern Utah, and Baja California.
Desert locust Plagues of the desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) have threatened agricultural production in Africa, the Middle East and Asia for centuries. The livelihood of at least one-tenth of the worldâ€™s human population can be affected by this hungry insect.
Desert Land Act The Desert Land Act was passed by the United States Congress on 3 March 1877 to encourage and promote the economic development of the arid and semiarid public lands of the Western United States. Through the Act, individuals may apply for a desert-land entry to reclaim, irrigate, and cultivate arid and semiarid public lands.
Desert Mounted Corps The Desert Mounted Corps was a World War I Allied army corps that operated in the Middle East (Sinai and Palestine) during 1917 and 1918. Originally formed as the Desert Column in February 1917 under the command of General Sir Philip W.
Desert Music Festival The Festival au DĂ©sert (Desert Music Festival) is an annual concert in Essakane, Mali, showcasing traditional Tuareg music as well as music from around the world. The Tuareg band Tinariwen first garnered international attention with their performance at the 2001 Festival.
Desert night lizard The Desert Night Lizard Xantusia vigilis is a night lizard native to southern California east of the Sierras and San Gabriel Mountains into Baja California, southern Nevada, sw Utah and extreme western Arizona.
Desert of Paran The Desert of Paran or Wilderness of Paran (Hebrew ×ž×“×‘×¨ ×¤×¨××ź Midbar Par'an), is quite likely the place where the Israelites spent part of their 40 years of wandering. King David spent some time in the wilderness of Paran after Samuel died (I Samuel, 25:1).
Desert Orchid Desert Orchid (April 11 1979 â€“ November 13 2006Legend Desert Orchid diesLoss of a legend as Desert Orchid dies, aged 27Desert Orchid dies aged 27), affectionately known as Dessie, was an English racehorse. The gallant grey achieved iconic status within National Hunt racing, where he was much loved by supporters for his front-running attacking style, iron will and extreme versatility.
Desert Orchid Chase The Desert Orchid Chase is a Grade 2 National Hunt chase in the United Kingdom for five-year-old and above horses run over a distance of 2 miles (3,219 metres) at Kempton Park Racecourse in December. There are twelve fences to be jumped in the race.
Desert pavement A desert pavement is a desert surface that is covered with closely packed, interlocking angular or rounded rock fragments of pebble and cobble size. It is thought that they are formed by the gradual removal of the sand, dust and other fine grained material by the wind and intermittent rain.
Desert Passage Desert Passage is a 475,000 square foot (44,129Â mÂ˛) enclosed shopping mall on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada. The mall has a Moroccan theme to match the Aladdin hotel that adjoins the mall which has 1.
Desert Patrol Vehicle The Desert Patrol Vehicle (DPV), formerly called the Fast Attack Vehicle, is a high-speed, lightly-armored sandrail-like vehicle first used in combat during the Gulf War in 1991. Due to their dash speed and off-road mobility, the DPVs were used extensively during Operation Desert Storm.
Desert Punk is an anime set in a post-apocalyptic world. After an implied nuclear catastrophe, like many other countries, Japan has been reduced to a desert and the surviving humans eke out a meagre living in the hot sands. Sunabouzu revolves around the adventures of a desert handyman called Kanta Mizuno, nicknamed Sunabouzu, due to his seemingly incredible feats of skill and daring while on the job. Throughout the series, he acquires an apprentice and makes a few friends as well as enemies. During the first half, the series has light-hearted overtones as we learn about him and his life in the desert through his humorous and wacky adventures, often due to his overcharged sex drive and his unhealthy obsession with big breasted women. However, the show adopts a more serious atmosphere during the second half of the anime as he becomes embroiled in the political turmoil that soon erupts over Japan and its subsequent consequences, as well as exploring, experiencing and ultimately questioning the fallacies of the hard, bitter
Desert rock Desert Rock is a term given to several bands that hail from the Californian Palm Desert Scene. Often labeled stoner rock, the music might also contain heavy Latin influences, repetitive drum beats, and/or elements of psychedelia.
Desert rock pea Desert rock pea (Lotus rigidus), is a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to the Mojave Desert in the Southwestern United States and northwest Mexico. It is found between the Colorado River and Death Valley, and south into Baja California.
Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps is a real time strategy game that is based on the North Africa Campaign of World War II. There are single player missions they are playable as the German Afrika Korps or the British Desert Rats.
Desert Ridge Junior High School Desert Ridge Junior High School, also commonly referred to as DRJHS, is a public, coeducational junior high school located in Mesa, Arizona, USA. Founded in 2001, the school is part of the Gilbert Public School District.
Desert Rose Band The Desert Rose Band was a country rock band from California, founded by Chris Hillman (formerly of The Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers), along with Herb Pedersen and John Jorgenson, in 1985. Rounding out the original lineup were Bill Bryson (bass guitar), Jay Dee Maness (pedal steel guitar), and Steve Duncan (drums).
Desert star Desert star (Monoptilon bellioides), is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, native to stony and sandy plains in the Mojave Desert of the southwestern United States and in northwestern Mexico. It is also called Mojave Desert Star, and is very common in the northern, eastern, and southern parts of the desert.