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common

1. Maths
a. having a specified relationship with a group of numbers or quantities
b. (of a tangent) tangential to two or more circles
2. Anatomy
a. having branches
b. serving more than one function
3. Christianity of or relating to the common of the Mass or divine office
4. a tract of open public land, esp one now used as a recreation area
5. Law the right to go onto someone else's property and remove natural products, as by pasturing cattle or fishing (esp in the phrase right of common)
6. Christianity
a. a form of the proper of the Mass used on festivals that have no special proper of their own
b. the ordinary of the Mass

Common

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Mercury is a neutral planet in the sense that it is neither feminine nor masculine, neither malefic nor benefic, etc. As a planet that tends to take on the traits of its sign and house placement more readily than other planets, the astrological tradition has characterized Mercury as a common (meaning, in this case, neutral) planet. “Common signs” is another designation for mutable signs (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces), which represent a kind of halfway point between the two extremes of cardinal and fixed signs and are thus common (again in the sense of neutral).

common

A large plot of grassy, fenced-in, publicly owned land, generally at or near the center of a village or town; in earlier eras, once shared by the townspeople as a pasture.
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Thomas Walser and the Walser Law Firm have joined forces with the Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation to make "Bullying and the Law," a web-based anti-bullying program, available to every high school and high school student in the State of Florida.
The course of the XIXth century saw the decline of this "heroic" age, under the pressure of the "therapeutic revolution": the common knowledge disappeared, a science-based pharmaceutical in dustry appeared, randomised clinical trials were needed, and patients had to trust their doctors without really understanding how new remedies were working.
It's common knowledge that thousands of former Arthur Andersen professionals have been recruited by rival firms in recent months as the once-mighty Andersen breaks apart.
Unfortunately however, it is common knowledge that many facilities have not yet complied with the guidelines.
I as honored to be contacted by Wintergreen (a traditional midwife from New Zealand) of Common Knowledge Trust in New Zealand regarding this incredible kit containing a book, video, and audiocassette.
The information utilized in both articles is common knowledge, which had been and continues to be circulated into the fields by General Electric and Dow Corning Silicones as early as 1954.
Twenty-five years ago it was common knowledge that any foreigners who wanted to pursue lucrative business opportunities in Nicaragua would have to buy their way into the good books of the Samoza government.
However, expert testimony is not required in cases involving conduct within the common knowledge and experience of jurors.
41-4(a) (3), the IRS states, "the term `discovering information' means obtaining knowledge that expands or refines the common knowledge of skilled professionals in a particular field of technology or science" Citing United Stationers, 163 F3d 440 (7th Cir.
While DOD spokeswoman Susan Hanson would not confirm that DOD is talking about banning mobile code, a high-level government source told Inter@ctive Week it is common knowledge that the department's deputy CIO, Marvin Langston, is considering eliminating the use of the code within department Web pages.
It is common knowledge among Chelsea supporters, although the club have not officially admitted it, that the Italian will never play again.
the term discovering information means obtaining knowledge that exceeds, expands, or refines the common knowledge of skilled professionals in a particular field of technology or science.