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dynasty of China: see Three KingdomsThree Kingdoms,
period of Chinese history from 220 to 265, after the collapse of the Han dynasty. The period takes its name from the three states into which China was divided. Wei occupied the north. South of Wei were Shu in the west and Wu in the east.
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(wā), river, c.450 mi (720 km) long, rising in SE Gansu prov. and flowing E through Gansu and Shaanxi provs. to the Huang He. Its wide, alluvial valley was the site of some of the earliest centers of Chinese civilization (such as the Chou dynasty, 1027–256 B.C.) and is now the agricultural and population center of Shaanxi prov. Cotton, wheat, millet, and fruits are extensively grown.



a kingdom in ancient China. It was formed in 403 B.C. when three noble clans, the Wei, Chao, and Han, divided the kingdom of Ching among themselves. The Wei kingdom was located in the southwestern part of the modern province of Shansi and the northern and eastern parts of the modern province of Honan. In 225 B.C, Wei was conquered by the kingdom of Ch’in.


(1) See Windows Experience Index.

(2) (Wei) The smallest division of coins in the Ethereum digital currency system. One Wei is one quintillionth of one Ether. The Wei is similar to the Satoshi in the Bitcoin system. See Ethereum and Bitcoin.

Unit    Quantity of Wei

   Kwei    1,000
   Mwei    1,000,000
   Gwei    1,000,000,000
   Szabo   1,000,000,000,000
   Finney  1,000,000,000,000,000
   Ether   1,000,000,000,000,000,000
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With an unmatched scope and scale of capabilities, Accenture is the partner of choice for many of the worlds leading companies, and I am honored and excited to lead its business in Greater China, Wei Zhu said.
I had been talking to our CEO recently and let him know that it was time for me to make a change and [I] felt Kandice was ready," Weis wrote in a message to Arkansas Business.
Building on concepts of wakefulness in Buddhism, Hinduism, and Christianity, as well as the literary influences of William Blake, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and the American Transcendentalists, Weis traces the awakening of Merton's inner eye by which he realized both intuition and practice as the force of place--what nature writer Barry Lopez means when he claims "that geography or place is not a 'subject' but a shaping force on imagination" (28).
Prior to joining the 155-store Weis Markets, Hepfinger oversaw Price Chopper's warehouse, distribution, procurement and store operations.
Price is also something to consider, although Weis warns against choosing a provider on dollar amount alone.
Since 1999, Weis and his colleagues with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry in Atlanta and other government agencies have X-rayed the lungs of 6,668 people who had lived in Libby for at least 6 months before 1991, by which time vermiculite mining had ceased there.
Weis, who has taken on the role as liaison between Vieques business owners and the Pentagon, says a Vieques task force seems to favor converting much of the Navy land-if the military leaves-into a reserve like the one on the Puerto Rican off-island of Culebra.
As regards the date and textual history of the play, Weis argues that it was completed in time for performance at court, with 1 Henry IV, at Christmas 1596, when the Lord Chamberlain forced the removal of the name Oldcastle from both plays; that at the same time Falstaff was substituted, and the second and third paragraphs of the Epilogue added, both in the promptbook and the foul papers; that the Quarto of 1600 was printed from the foul papers, in which cuts had been made to satisfy the licensers of printed matter; that the Quarto and the promptbook (the latter revised in 1606 to purge it of profanities) were collated to make a transcript for a private person's reading; that the Folio text of 1623 was printed from this transcript.
55) Weis explains that 'rash' means to cut sideways like a boar's tusks, notes that it was obsolete by 1599, and suggests that F's 'stick' was a prosaic modernization.
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I congratulate the 15 women entrepreneurs who participated in WEIs inaugural year, said Mayor Reed.