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Hebrizelm Hill Hebrizelm Hill (Halm Hebrizelm 'h&lm he-bri-'zelm) is a rocky hill rising to 70 m on the south-west coast of Greenwich Island, South Shetland Islands. It is named after the Thracian King Hebrizelm, 389â€“384 BC.
Hebron Hebron (Arabic al-á¸ŞalÄ«l or al KhalÄ«l Hebrew , Standard Hebrew á¸¤evron, Tiberian Hebrew á¸¤eá¸‡rĂ´n) is a city in the southern Judea region of the West Bank. It is home to some 120,000 Palestinians and 600 Israeli settlers,"Two Israeli troops shot in Hebron" - BBC, 07/03/2005 with approximately 7,000 Jews living in the adjacent town of Kiryat Arba.
Hebron School, Ooty Hebron School in Udhagamandalam, the hill-station formerly known as Ooty, Tamilnadu, is a residential facility operated by a Protestant/Christian trust to educate the children of Evangelical Protestant missionaries and Business families living in either Asia or Africa.
Hec Clouthier Hector Danial Clouthier (born October 18, 1949 in Pembroke) is a past Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Renfrewâ€”Nipissingâ€”Pembroke in Ontario, Canada. He is known for wearing a flamboyant red fedora and his election slogan, "Give 'em Hec".
Hec Kilrea Hector Joseph 'Hec' Kilrea (born June 11, 1907 in Blackburn, Ontario, Canada - died October 8, 1969) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward. He played for the Ottawa Senators, Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs in the National Hockey League.
Hec Ramsey Hec Ramsey was a television Western, a production of Jack Webb's production company, Mark VII Limited, in association with Universal Studios, broadcast in the United States by NBC as part of the NBC Sunday Mystery Movie wheel show during the 1972-73 and 1973-74 seasons.
Hecamede As written in Homer's The Iliad, Hecamede, daughter of Arsinous, was captured from the isle of Tenedos and given as captive to King Nestor. Described as "skilled as a goddess", "fair" and "proud", Hecamede was not a concubine but a serving woman.
Hecataeus of Abdera Hecataeus of Abdera (or of Teos), Greek historian and Sceptic philosopher, flourished in the 4th century BC. He accompanied Ptolemy I Soter in an expedition to Syria, and sailed up the Nile with him as far as Thebes (Diogenes Laertius ix.
Hecate's Angels Hecate's Angels is a musical group from Los Angeles, California that has been described as having an "arty, futuristic cabaret sound." The group was founded in the mid-1990s by electronic musician and singer Pietra Wexstun, and has released two albums to date.
Hecatompylos Hecatompylos an ancient city in west Khurasan, Iran, which was the capital of the Parthian Arsacid dynasty by 200 BCE. The Greek name Hekatompylos means "one hundred gates," but this title was commonly used for cities which had more than the traditional four gates.
Hecke operator In mathematics, in particular in the theory of modular forms, a Hecke operator is a certain kind of 'averaging' operator that plays a significant role in the structure of vector spaces of modular forms (and more general automorphic representations). These operators can be realised in a number of contexts; the simplest meaning is combinatorial, namely as taking for a given integer n some function f(Î›) defined on lattices to
Heckel-clarina The heckel-clarina, also known as clarina or patent clarina, is a very rare woodwind instrument, invented and manufactured by Wilhelm Heckel in Wiesbaden-Biebrich, Germany. Heckel received a patent for the instrument on 8 December, 1889.
Heckelphone-clarinet The heckelphone-clarinet (or Heckelphon-Klarinette) is a rare woodwind instrument, invented in 1907 by Wilhelm Heckel in Wiesbaden-Biebrich, Germany. Despite its name, it is essentially a wooden saxophone with wide conical bore, built of red-stained maple wood, overblowing the octave, and with clarinet-like fingerings.
Heckington The village of Heckington is one of the largest villages in lincolnshire and is located about midway between Sleaford and Boston in Lincolnshire. It is best known for its windmill, the only 8-sailed example of its type still standing and in the UK.
Heckle and Jeckle Heckle and Jeckle was a theatrical cartoon series created by Paul Terry, and released by his own studio, Terrytoons. The characters were a pair of identical magpies who calmly outwitted their foes in the manner of Bugs Bunny, while maintaining a mischievous streak reminiscent of Woody Woodpecker.
Heckler A heckler is a person who shouts an uninvited comment, usually disparaging, at a performance or event, or interrupting set-piece speeches, for example at a political meeting. A heckler is almost always regarded as unwelcome by the person with justifiable claim to be the centre of attention.
Heckler & Koch Heckler & Koch GmbH (H&K) (pronunciation see HKPro - How do you correctly pronounce "Koch?") is a German weapons manufacturing company famous for various series of small firearms, notably the MP5 submachine gun, the MP7 personal defense weapon, USP series handguns, high-precision PSG1 sniper rifle, and the G3 and G36 assault rifles.
Heckler & Koch G11 The Heckler & Koch G11 is a non-production prototype bullpup assault rifle developed during the 1970s and 1980s by Gesellschaft fĂĽr HĂĽlsenlose Gewehrsysteme (GSHG) (Ger "Corporation for Caseless Rifle Systems"), a conglomeration of companies headed by firearm manufacturer Heckler & Koch (mechanical engineering and weapon design), Dynamit Nobel (propellant composition and projectile design), and Hensoldt Wetzlar (target identification and optic systems). The rifle itself is noted for its blocky shape, green color, and use of caseless ammunition.
Heckler & Koch G3 The G3 (which stands for Gewehr 3, or Rifle #3) is a family of select fire battle rifles manufactured by Heckler & Koch. It was adopted as the standard service rifle by the Bundeswehr in 1959, as well as several other countries to varying degrees.
Heckler & Koch G36 The G36 (company designation, Bundeswehr designation Gewehr G36) is an assault rifle designed in the early 1990s and manufactured in Germany by Heckler & Koch. It is the current service rifle of the German Armed Forces.
Heckler & Koch GMG Heckler & Koch's automatic grenade launcher is the Granatmaschinenwaffe (HK GMW) or grenade machine gun (HK GMG) It fires 40mm grenades at a rate of about 360 rounds per minute. The GMG is belt-fed, and can be loaded from either side, making it ambidextrous.
Heckler & Koch HK41 The Heckler & Koch HK41 is a paramilitary semiautomatic rifle version of the Heckler & Koch G3 automatic rifle that was produced by Heckler & Koch for the civilian market in the 1960s HKPro - "The HK41: An HKPRO Exclusive Special In-Depth Feature" (Accessed May 28 2006). It is not to be confused with the similarly titled, but separate model, Heckler & Koch G41.
Heckler & Koch HK69 The HK69 (or HK69A1) is a break-open action grenade launcher made by Heckler & Koch. It is designed to fire a variety of 40mm grenade ammunition, including HE, AP, CS, and even flares at ranges up to 400 meters.
Heckler & Koch MSG-90 The MSG-90 is a military semi-automatic sniper rifle designed by the German company Heckler & Koch. 'MSG-90' stands for "MilitĂ¤risches ScharfschĂĽtzen Gewehr" (German for "Military Sharpshooter (Sniper) Rifle"), the "90" standing for its first year in production.
Heckler & Koch P11 The HK P11 is a special-purpose Heckler & Koch pistol designed to be used underwater, where ordinary-shaped bullets are inaccurate and have very short range. As a result, this pistol fires steel darts about 10 cm long.
Heckler & Koch P7 The Heckler & Koch P7 is a compact semi-automatic pistol normally chambered in 9 x 19 mm Luger manufactured by the German company of Heckler & Koch. It was designed beginning in 1971 to be compact and have enhanced safety features.
Heckler & Koch P9S The Heckler and Koch P9S was the first pistol to use a variation of H&K's delayed roller-locked bolt system in a pistol format and polygonal rifling now common in H&K designs. It differs from the earlier P9 by being a conventional double action pistol able to be fired both single action and with the hammer forward on a loaded chamber.
Heckler & Koch SP89 The HK SP89 (Sport Pistole M1989, or "Sporting Pistol, Model 1989") is a semi-automatic, "civilian" version of the Heckler & Koch MP5K, marketed for sporting use. Its inherent accuracy makes it an excellent choice for target shooting and small-game hunting.
Heckler (comics) The Heckler is a fictional character, a superhero satire published by DC Comics'. He first appeared in The Heckler #1 (cover-dated September 1992) and starred in an on-going series that lasted 6 issues, ending with The Heckler #6 (cover-dated February 1993)
Heckmondwike Heckmondwike (known locally by its nickname, Hecky) is a small town which is located in West Yorkshire, England, 13 km (8 miles) southeast of Bradford. Its population has a high sense of civic pride; recent reports by the Boundary Commission have talked of a "fierce independence" in the town, which makes it hard to link to any constituency It is currently divided between the Dewsbury and Batley & Spen seats, but shall be entirely within Batley & Spen at the next election.
Heckscher-Ohlin model The Heckscher-Ohlin model (H-O model) is a general equilibrium mathematical model of international trade, developed by Eli Heckscher and Bertil Ohlin at the Stockholm School of Economics. It builds on David Ricardo's theory of comparative advantage by predicting patterns of trade and production based on the factor endowments of a trading region.
Heckscher-Ohlin theorem The Heckscher-Ohlin theorem is one of the four critical theorems of the Heckscher-Ohlin model. It states: "A capital-abundant country will export the capital-intensive good, while the labor-abundant country will export the labor-intensive good.
Hecla class survey vessel The Hecla class formed the backbone of the Royal Navy's ocean survey fleet from the mid-1960s. Three ships, HMS Hecla, HMS Hecate and HMS Hydra, were ordered in the early 1960s to replace the ageing survey ships Scott and Shackleton.
Hectare A hectare (symbol ha) is a unit of area, equal to 10Â 000 square metres, commonly used for measuring land area. Its base unit, the are, was defined by older forms of the metric system, but neither the are nor the hectare are not part of the modern metric system.
Hectocotylus A hectocotylus is one of the arms of the male of most kinds of cephalopods that is modified in various ways to effect the fertilization of the female's eggs. It is a specialized, extended tentacle used to store spermatophores, the male gamete.
Hector (musician) Heikki Veikko Harma (born April 20, 1947, Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish singer-songwriter who has also distinguished himself as a translator of song lyrics. To the public he's better known as Hector, which name he has used since 1965 and the release of his debut single "Palkkasoturi", a Finnish translation of Buffy Sainte-Marie's "The Universal Soldier".
Hector Aldo Fagetti Gallego Hector Aldo Fagetti Gallego was an Argentine activist who disappeared in 1975 during the reign of Isabel PerĂłn, who was President of Argentina from July 1 1974 to March 24 1976. In January 2007 an Argentine federal judge, Raul Costa, ordered the arrest of former President Isabel PerĂłn over Gallego's disappearance.
Hector Barbossa Captain Hector Barbossa, usually shortened to Captain Barbossa, or simply Barbossa, is a fictional character in the Pirates of the Caribbean movie trilogy played by actor Geoffrey Rush. He was the undead captain of the Black Pearl, and commanded its crew of similarly cursed pirates.
Hector Berlioz Hector Louis Berlioz (December 11, 1803 â€“ March 8, 1869) was a French Romantic composer best known for the Symphonie fantastique, first performed in 1830, and for his Grande Messe des Morts (Requiem) of 1837, with its tremendous resources that include four antiphonal brass choirs. At the other extreme, he also composed about 50 songs for voice and piano.
Hector Calma Hector Calma (born March 2, 1960) is a retired Filipino professional basketball player. At 5 feet and 8 inches, he played at the point guard position and was most notably associated with the San Miguel Beer team of the Philippine Basketball Association.
Hector El Father HĂ©ctor Delgado RomĂˇn, known as HĂ©ctor El Father and previously known as HĂ©ctor El Bambino (born September 4, 1978 in Carolina, Puerto Rico) is a known Puerto Rican reggaeton singer and producer, that rose to fame as a member of the duo HĂ©ctor y Tito. However, he has become a successful entrepreneur and producer by himself.
Hector Guimard Hector Guimard (Lyon, March 10 1867 - New York, May 20 1942) was an architect, who is widely considered today to be the most prominent representative of the French Art Nouveau movement of the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries.
Hector Hatch Hector Hatch is a Fijian civil servant and former politician, whom the Interim Military Government named on 4 January 2007 to head the Public Service Commission, replacing Stuart Huggett, who was dismissed for non-cooperation with the regime which seized power in a coup d'Ă©tat on 5 December 2006. Hatch was charged with the responsibility of downsizing the civil service, which the Military claimed was bloated.
Hector Hodler Library From the collections of the International Esperanto Museum, Montagu C. Butler library, Centre de documentation et Ă©tude sur la langue internationale, and the German Esperanto Library, the Hector Hodler Library is one of the largest Esperanto libraries, with approximately 20,000 books, with periodicals, manuscripts, photos, music, and other collections.
Hector Hyppolite Hector Hyppolite (1894 - 1948) was a Haitian painter. Born in Saint-Marc, Hyppolite worked as a house painter and was a Vodou priest, or houngan, before his talent as an artist was noticed by Philippe Thoby-Marcelin and DeWitt Peters in 1945.
Hector King Hector King is a Mexican recording artist who is making an effort to break out into the international stage. King has one critically acclaimed (Spanish language) album under his belt, VIVE, and a follow-up (in English) has been announced for 2007.
Hector Lachlan Stewart MacLean Hector Lachlan Stewart MacLean (13 September 1870 - 17 August 1897) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Hector moncayo HĂ‰CTOR MONCAYO was the patriarch of the "Moncayo Painters" (or, as they are known in Venezuela, "The Moncayo Dynasty"). He passed along his interest in art to his brother, CARLOS MONCAYO VITERI.
Hector Maestri Hector Anibal Maestri Garcia (born on April 19, 1935 in Havana, Cuba) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. The right-hander was signed by the Washington Senators before the 1956 season, and later drafted by the new Washington Senators from the Minnesota Twins in the 1960 expansion draft.
Hector Monro, Baron Monro of Langholm Hector Seymour Peter Monro, Baron Monro of Langholm, AE, PC (4 October, 1922 â€“ 30 August 2006), was a Conservative & Unionist Party politician. He was Member of Parliament for Dumfries for 33 years, from 1964 to 1997, and then a life peer in the House of Lords.
Hector Peterson Hector Petersen, a 13-year old South African student is shot and killed during a massive demonstration to protest apartheid laws in South Africa. The photograph of the fatally wounded Petersen being carried from the scene appeared throughout the world.
Hector Pieterson Hector Pieterson (1964 â€“ 16 June 1976) became the iconic image of the 1976 Soweto riots in apartheid South Africa when a news photograph by Sam Nzima of the dying Hector being carried by a fellow student, was published around the world. He was killed at the age of 13 when the police opened fire on protesting students.
Hector Puebla Hector Puebla is one the biggest idols of Chilean soccer club Cobreloa, he played for the team for 16 years, and he's the most well-known player in Cobreloa's history amongst the fans. He has also won the most titles with the team, and survived all the tactical changes, formations, and team exclusions implied by different coaches.
Hector Sanchez Born in 1884, Hector "Dolor" Sanchez was a pioneer in Mexico's popular professional wrestling style known as Lucha Libre. Known simply as Pain for the vicious punishment he liked to inflict in the ring, he had a stellar career record of 172 wins with just 8 losses.
Hector Santiago-Colon Specialist Fourth Class Hector Santiago-Colon (December 20, 1942 â€“ June 28,1968) born in Salinas, Puerto Rico, is one of five Puerto Ricans who have been posthumously presented with the Medal of Honor, the highest military decoration awarded by the United States. His actions on 28 June 1968 during the Vietnam War saved the lives of his fellow comrades.
Hector the Hero Hector the Hero is a classic lament penned by Scottish composer and fiddler James Scott Skinner in 1903. It was written as a tribute to Major-General Hector MacDonald, a distinguished Scottish general around the turn of the century.
Hector Tobar Hector Tobar is a Los Angeles-born author and journalist whose work examines the evolving and interdependent relationship between Latin America and the United States. He is currently the Mexico City Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times.
Hector Waller Captain Hector Macdonald Laws Waller, DSO and Bar (1900 â€“ March 1, 1942) was the captain of the light cruiser HMAS Perth in the Second World War. Waller went down with his ship (HMAS Perth accompanied by the USS Houston) when it encountered a Japanese invasion fleet consisting of two cruisers and twelve destroyers in the Battle of Sunda Strait.
Hector Zazou Hector Zazou is a prolific French composer and record producer who has worked with, produced, and collaborated with an international array of recording artists. He has worked on his own and other artists' albums, including Sandy Dillon, Mimi Goese, Barbara Gogan, Sevara Nazarkhan, Carlos NuĂ±ez, Italian group PGR, Anne Grete Preux, Laurence Revey, and Sainkho since 1976.
Hector's clingfish Hector's clingfish, Gastroscyphus hectoris, is a clingfish of the family Gobiesocidae, the only species in the genus Gastrocyathus. It is found all down the east coast of New Zealand around the low water mark amongst seaweed, on rocky coastlines.
Hector-Neri CastaĂ±eda Hector-Neri CastaĂ±eda (December 13, 1924â€“September 7, 1991Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers (Briston, UK: Thoemmes Press)) was a Guatemalan philosopher and founder of the journal NoĂ»s. He emigrated to the United States in 1948 and studied under Wilfrid Sellars at the University of Minnesota, where he earned a B.
Hectorspruit Hectorspruit is a small farming town situated between Kaapmuiden and Komatipoort on a southern tributary of the Crocodile River in Mpumalanga, South Africa. The farms in the region produce sugarcane, subtropical fruit and vegetables.
Hecuba Hecuba (also Hekuba or Hekabe Greek: Î•ÎşÎ¬Î˛Î·) was a queen in Greek mythology, the wife of King Priam of Troy. She was of Phrygian birth; her father was Dymas, and her mother (EunoĂ«) was said to be a daughter of the god of the River Sangarius, the principal river of ancient Phrygia.
Hedda Gabler Hedda Gabler is both a play and a fictional character created by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. First published in 1890 and premiered the following year in Germany to negative reviews, the play Hedda Gabler has subsequently gained recognition as a classic of realism, nineteenth century theater, and world drama.
Hedda Hopper Hedda Hopper (May 2, 1885 â€“ February 1, 1966) was an American actress and gossip columnist, whose long-running feud with friend turned arch-rival Louella Parsons became at least as notorious as many of Hopper's columns.
Hedda Lettuce Hedda Lettuce is an American drag queen comedian and singer who lives and works in New York. A legitimate New York actor, Steven Polito, debuted his character Hedda Lettuce in 1991 on the Manhattan Cable TV show The Brenda and Glennda Show.
Hedden Construction Company Some of the finest buildings in New Jersey, New York, and other large eastern cities were built by the Hedden Construction Company, one of the largest construction companies operating in Newark in the very early 1900s. Among the most notable is the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower located at One Madison Avenue in New York, NY.
Hedden County Park Hedden County Park named after the Hedden family who donated the original land in 1963 is located in Morris County, New Jersey, near the town of Dover. It was dedicated on October 4, 1970 and has since grown from 40 acres to 380 acres.
Hede Court District Hede Court District, or Hede tingslag, was a district of HĂ¤rjedalen in Sweden. The provinces in Norrland were never divided into hundreds and instead the court district (tingslag) served as the basic division of rural areas.
Hede Massing Hede Massing or Hedda Massing, nee Hedwiga Gompertz or Hede Gompertz, was an Austrian-born Soviet intelligence operative who served in the United States in the 1930s and wrote for the German magazine Der Spiegel. Massing knew Richard Sorge as a young man in Germany and met him again in New York in 1935 after his recruitment and wrote about him in 1951 for Der Spiegel.
Hedeby Hedeby (, Old Norse HeiĂ°abĂ˝r, of heiĂ°r = heathland, and bĂ˝r = yard, thus "heath yard") was an important settlement in Viking Denmark, flourishing from the 8th to 11th centuries and located towards the southern end of the Jutland Peninsula. It developed as a trading centre at the head of a narrow, navigable inlet known today as the Schlei (Danish: Slien) which connects to the Baltic Sea.
HedemĂĽnden Werra valley bridge The Werra valley bridges near HedemĂĽnden, Germany are two bridges crossing the valley of the river Werra. They are located in southern Lower Saxony and provide crossings for the A 7 motorway and the Hanover-WĂĽrzburg high-speed rail line.
Hedemora and Garpenberg Court District Hedemora and Garpenberg Court District, or Hedemora och Garpenbergs tingslag, was a district of Dalarna in Sweden. The court district (tingslag) served as the basic division of the rural areas in Dalarna, except for one district that was a hundred (hĂ¤rad).
Hedensted municipality Hedensted municipality is a municipality (Danish, kommune) in Vejle County on the Jutland peninsula in central Denmark. The municipality covers an area of 137 kmÂ˛, and has a total population of 16,877 (2005).
Hedera helix Hedera helix (Ivy or Common Ivy) is a species of ivy native to most of Europe and southwest Asia. It is an evergreen climbing plant, growing to 20-30 m high where suitable surfaces (trees, cliffs, walls) are available, and also growing as ground cover where there are no vertical surfaces.
Hedgcoxe War The Hedgcoxe War of 1852, also known as the Peters colony rebellion, was an armed uprising of Texas colonists protesting what they viewed as an attempt by the land company to invalidate their land claims. From its inception the colony had been embroiled in controversy regarding the terms of agreement between the land company and the settlers.
Hedge (finance) In finance, a hedge is an investment that is taken out specifically to reduce or cancel out the risk in another investment. Hedging is a strategy designed to minimize exposure to an unwanted business risk, while still allowing the business to profit from an investment activity.
Hedge (gardening) In gardening a hedge is a row of woody plants, generally of one species, used to demarcate spaces. If a mixture of small trees and shrubs is used instead, to keep people and animals from straying through pasture or cropland, the result is a hedgerow.
Hedge End Hedge End is a town located in Hampshire in England. It is situated 4 miles east of the City of Southampton and immediately west of the village of Botley and lies within the administrative borough of Eastleigh.
Hedge wizard In fantasy literature, a hedge wizard or hedge magician is a wizard of low ability, generally self-taught or with a low education background as opposed to the common examples of being apprenticed to a mentor or studying though a structured educational system. Some fictional backgrounds identify them more with rural than urban backgrounds.
Hedgehog (weapon) An anti-submarine weapon developed by the Royal Navy during World War II, the Hedgehog was deployed on convoy escort warships such as destroyers to supplement the depth charge. The weapon worked by firing a number of small spigot mortar bombs from spiked fittings.
Hedgehog defence In warfare, the hedgehog defence is a military tactic for defending against a mobile armoured attack, or blitzkrieg. The defenders deploy in depth in heavily fortified positions suitable for all-around defence.
Hedgehog Day Hedgehog Day was observed by the Romans during the Festival of Februa on February 2. It was believed that when a hibernating hedgehog emerged from its den on Hedgehog Day and saw its shadow, there was six more weeks of winter.
Hedgehog Defence In chess, the Hedgehog is a pawn formation adopted by Black that can arise from the English Opening, Queen's Indian Defense, and the Taimanov and Kan Variations of the Sicilian Defence. The Hedgehog Defence in particular refers to variations in the Symmetrical English (1.
Hedgehog in the Fog Hedgehog in the Fog (, Yozhik v tumane) is a 1975 Soviet animated film directed by Yuriy Norshteyn, produced by the Soyuzmultfilm studio in Moscow. The script (in Russian) was written by Sergei Grigoryevich Kozlov, who also published a book under the same name.
Hedgehog signaling pathway The hedgehog signaling pathway is one of the key regulators of animal development conserved from flies to humans. The pathway takes its name from its polypeptide ligand, an intercellular signaling molecule called Hedgehog (Hh) found in fruit flies of the genus Drosophila.
Hedgehog's dilemma The hedgehog's dilemma states that the closer two beings come to each other, the more likely they are to hurt one another; however if they remain apart, they will each feel the pain of loneliness. This comes from the (false) idea that hedgehogs, with sharp spines on their backs, will hurt each other if they get too close.
Hedgehope Branch The Hedgehope Branch, also known as the Browns Branch, was a branch line railway in Southland, New Zealand that started life in the 1880s as a privately owned bush tramway. It opened as a railway in 1899 and operated until 1968, though the section beyond Browns closed in 1953.
Hedgerow removal Hedgerow removal is part of the transition of arable land from low intensity to high-intensity farming. The removal of hedgerows gives larger fields making the sowing and harvesting of crops easier, faster and cheaper, and giving a larger area to grow the crops, increasing yield and profits.
HedgeStreet HedgeStreet is the first and only Internet-based government regulated derivatives exchange where traders can hedge against or speculate on economic events and price movements. HedgeStreet significantly expands the investment, risk-hedging, and profit-making opportunities available to traders at all levels because they offer both $100 and $10 contracts.
Hedgewitch The term hedgewitch is a source of controversy due to its idiosyncratic nature. In 1992, the modern pagan author Rae Beth released a book entitled Hedge Witch: A Guide to Solitary Witchcraft, redefining the term for the modern era.
HedgEdge HedgEdge is a hedge fund consultant that assists in the creation, administration and management of both United States domestic and offshore investment companies including the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Luxembourg, and others.
Hedi Lang Hedi Lang (30 October 1931 in Uster - 31 March 2004) was a Swiss politician, the first woman elected to a cantonal executive in Switzerland (Canton of Zurich) and second woman to preside the Swiss National Council (1981/1982). She was a member of the Social Democratic Party.
Hedi Stadlen Hedi Stadlen, (6 January 1916 â€“ 21 January 2004), better known in Sri Lanka as Hedi Keuneman, was an Austrian Jewish philosopher, political activist and musicologist. She was one of the handful of European Radicals in Sri Lanka.
Hediard The story of Hediard begins with a man named Ferdinand Hediard, who from the middle of the XIXth century has been the forerunner in the discovery of exotic products for the Parisian market, after coming across them in the port of Le Havre where he went as a companion of the Tour de France.
Hedin and HĂ¶gni Hedin and HĂ¶gni or the Saga of Hild and Hedin is a Scandinavian legend from Norse mythology about a never-ending battle which is documented in SĂ¶rla ĂľĂˇttr, RagnarsdrĂˇpa, Gesta Danorum, SkĂĂ°arĂma and in SkĂˇldskaparmĂˇl. It is also held to appear on the image stone at Stora Hammar on GotlandThe article Hild at the site of the Swedish Museum of National Antiquities, in Stockholm, retrieved January 19, 2007.
Hedingham Castle Hedingham Castle in Essex, England () dates from shortly after the Norman Conquest of 1066. It was built by Aubrey de Vere, one of William I's barons, who chose the location from the extensive lands granted by the king in lieu of services provided.
Hedingham School Hedingham Secondary School and Sixth Form is a state school that has been consistently rated as a "good School" by ofsted. It is situatd in Christmas Fields in Sible Hedingham, Essex and caters for pupils from the ages of 12-18.
Hedley Atkins Sir Hedley John Barnard Atkins KBE (1905-1983) and was the first professor of surgery at Guy's Hospital and President of the Royal College of Surgeons. He moved into Down House in 1962 and was honorary curator of the Charles Darwin museum there.