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clementine

a citrus fruit thought to be either a variety of tangerine or a hybrid between a tangerine and sweet orange

Clementine

A joint mission launched in 1994 by NASA and the US Strategic Defense Initiative Organization with the main aims of testing sensors and spacecraft components over a long period of exposure to the environment of space and carrying out scientific observations of the Moon and the near-Earth asteroid (1620) Geographos. The observations were intended to facilitate a thorough analysis of the surface relief and geology of both the Moon and Geographos by means of imaging at various wavelengths throughout the spectrum from infrared to ultraviolet, laser-ranging altimetry, and charged-particle measurement. The original purpose of these observations was to assess the surface mineralogy of the Moon between lunar latitudes 60° N and 60° S. The probe used for the Clementine mission was launched on Jan. 25 1994 from Vandenberg Air Force Base and achieved lunar orbit on Feb. 21. After completing its lunar investigations on May 7, the Clementine craft was about to maneuver into position to begin the journey to Greographos, when an onboard computer malfunction caused a thruster to fire and remain firing until it had exhausted all its fuel, sending the probe into an uncontrollable spin. Although Clementine remained in an Earth-centered orbit testing its equipment, the planned flyby of Geographos had to be abandoned. Despite being only partially successful, Clementine provided a wealth of photographic and other data. In 1996, analysis of its results led scientists to speculate that there might be reserves of water ice lying beneath the Moon's surface in deep craters whose interiors are in permanent shadow at the lunar poles. See also Lunar Prospector.

Clementine

forty-niner’s drowned daughter; “lost and gone forever.” [Am. Music: Leach, 236]
See: Grief
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average per acre production costs for Clementines in Spain, including infrastructure, irrigation, pesticides etc.
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Add caster sugar and your clementine zest and beat until smooth and light and fluffy.
Add the zest of the clementines, the flour and ground cloves, and beat until combined.
Pour the batter into the tin and push it out to the edges to ensure the clementines stay upright.
CLEMENTINE CAKE WITH GREEK YOGHURT ICING (MAKES ONE 20cm CAKE SERVING 10-12) INGREDIENTS 3-4 clementines, thinly sliced (peel on), ends removed and retained for the glaze 230g unsalted butter, at room temperature 115g golden caster sugar 115g light brown sugar 3 large eggs Zest of 3 clementines (the juice and flesh will be used to make the glaze) 350g self-raising flour Pinch of ground cloves 115g Greek yoghurt For the glaze: Juice and flesh of the zested clementines Ends of sliced clementines 200g granulated sugar 100ml water For the Greek yoghurt icing: 100g unsalted butter, at room temperature 400g icing sugar, sifted 80g Greek yoghurt METHOD PREHEAT the oven to 180degC/160degC fan/gas mark 4.
Sticky clementine cake This cake contains no flour, it is gluten free and has a great tangy flavour as it uses the whole fruit, skin and all Ingredients 5 clementines 6 eggs 225g caster sugar 250g ground almonds 1 heaped tsp baking powder Method Boil the whole clementines, skins and all for two hours making sure the water doesn't boil dry.
Start with a spoonful of fromage frais, then drop on some segments of clementine.
Clementine: Clementines are also easy peeling, sweet, and are generally seedless
Finely grate the zest and squeeze the juice of 2 clementines into a large bowl.
CLEMENTINES are an accidental hybrid of the tangerine and the orange, said to be named for the priest who discovered them about 100 years ago, Father Clement of Algeria.
Add the clementine peel and cook for 10 minutes until the peel is soft and almost falling apart.