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Segre

 

a river in Spain, with its upper course in France; a left tributary of the Ebro River. The Segre is 265 km long and drains an area of 22,400 sq km. It rises in the Eastern Pyrenees and flows primarily through an area of mountains and hills. The Segre is at high water during cold periods of the year; the average flow rate is approximately 250 cu m per sec. The basin has reservoirs and hydroelectric power plants, including Tabescan and the Tremp and Camarasa reservoirs; the river is used for irrigation. The city of Lérida is situated on the Segre.

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The Documentary History itself now comprises twenty-three volumes, of which Simonsohn himself has prepared four volumes on Milan; Renata Segre, three on Piedmont; Ariel Toaff, three on Umbria; Rosanna Urbani and Guido Zazzu, two on Liguria; and I myself two on Rome.
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I am painting all the time really," she said by phone from her home in Segre.
Professor Segre begins his book with an interesting rumination--why is it that almost all mammals and birds have an internal temperature close to 98.
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Ramirez JA, Goodman WG, Gombein J, Menezes C, Moulton L, Segre GV, Salusky IB.
The Segre chart has similar colour coding to the General Electric chart.
Cesare Segre, like the already-mentioned Brevini, underlines in Consonni's poetry the "clash" between two realities: the maternal life of nature with her life forms and vegetable crops in the first part, "L'esta gulusa" (The Gluttonous Age), versus urban life, belittled, marginalized, humiliated, yet ironic and "desperately alive.