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Fen

(fŭn), river, 375 mi (604 km) long, rising in the Wutai Mts. and flowing southwest, through a narrow valley, to the Huang He, Shanxi prov., N central China; navigable for small junks only in its lower course. The wide and fertile lower Fen valley has been irrigated since ancient times; wheat, millet, and cotton are grown.

fen

[fen]
(geography)
Peat land covered by water, especially in the upper regions of old estuaries and around lakes, that can be drained only artificially.

fen

1
low-lying flat land that is marshy or artificially drained

fen

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a monetary unit of the People's Republic of China, worth one hundredth of a yuan
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In East Anglia, work has gone into restoring the fragile fen habitat, where the orchid - rather than being rooted in the ground - grows perched in clumps of moss that grow on peat or sedge tussocks.
The fens were previously actively managed for "marsh hay" for feed and bedding for horses in towns and cities, until the advent of the car, when land was drained for farming or became derelict and overgrown.
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Analyzing the results from Figure 4, it was observed a linear growth of peak currents (Ip) as function of FEN concentration (inset of Figure 4).
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Starting from the National Trust visitor centre, turn right on to the boardwalk trail, heading towards the wooden wind pump, the last working one of its kind in the fens.
The Central Bank of Peru (BCRP), in its last Inflation Report, published on Friday, March 24th, 2017 reduced its estimate of real GDP growth from 4.3% to 3.5% for year 2017 due to delay in infrastructure projects and the estimated impact of FEN. The following are some important facts regarding FEN and its expected impact on Peru:
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The Vehicle Operations Team is currently split between three locations but the development at Fen End will bring them all together under one roof.
The Vehicle Operations Team is currently split across three locations but the development at Fen End will bring them all together under one roof.