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Eccles

(ek`əlz), town (1991 pop. 37,166), Salford metropolitan district, NW England, in the Manchester metropolitan area on the Manchester Ship Canal. Industries include chemicals, rubber, plastics, textiles, and light and heavy engineering. Eccles cakes are famous. The parish church is said to date from 1111, although most of the present building is of the 15th cent.

Eccles

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Sir John Carew. 1903--97, Australian physiologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology (1963) with A. L. Hodgkin and A. F. Huxley for their work on conduction of nervous impulses

Eccles

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a town in NW England, in Salford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop.: 36 610 (2001)
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His "logistics snowball" insight emerged as a generalization from logistics experience in World War II in the Pacific, which Eccles knew in great depth.
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After a period of nervous play from both sides, Park were awarded a penalty on the Eccles 22, and a quick tap and go from fly-half Ethan Allen side stepping four defenders in the process brought him a fine individual try which once again Gorst converted, allowing them some breathing space.
The jury has been told Eccles called or texted the school pupil, who is now an adult, and picked her up to abuse her.
King landed a couple against Wayne Jones in his opener, and while Eccles missed out against James Wade, he did hit 12 140s - more than any other player on the opening night - so is only millimetres away from turning those into a few maximums.
Smith Eccles, 52, retired from the saddle in 1994 after a career spanning 20 years and a total of more than 900 winners.
Further, an inspection of the Expectancy-Value Model (Eccles & Harold, 1991; Eccles et al.
In general, children's beliefs about their ability in different school subject areas seem to decline at least through the early adolescent years (for review, sec Wigfield, Eccles, Schiefele, Roeser, & Davis-Kean, in press).
The complete Eccles collection offered for sale includes rare editions of King Lear, Richard II, and Macbeth.
Eccles says this connection will allow innovators to publicize their work.