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see GhatGhat
or Gat
, walled town, SW Libya, in an oasis in the Sahara, near the Algerian border. It formerly was an important caravan center. Ghat was captured by the Ottoman Turks in 1875, by the Italians in 1930, and by the French in 1943, during World War II.
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, Libya.


A natural or artificial passage or channel extending inland through shoals or steep banks.



Generalized Algebraic Translator. Improved version of IT. On IBM 650 RAMAC.

[Sammet 1969, p. 142].
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Loading a Gat is a process not unlike loading a flintlock
This study demonstrated good agreement between GAT and APT regarding IOP measurement within the normal range, i.
17) The GAT is an ADL-based hand function test which was developed by Dellhag and Bjelle from the more general Grip Function Test by Sollerman.
Given that GAT was calibrated for eyes with 'average' surface tension, variations from this value can impact upon the validity of IOP readings; increased surface tension causes an underestimation of the true IOP, whereas decreased surface tension results in an overestimation.
The current literature suggests that the GAT has superior measurement precision compared with the other available tonometers.
Gat began dancing at the same time that contemporary dance started to blossom in Israel.
Gat points out, accurately, that expanding resources with the development of agricultural states and cultures did bring population growth, but also that most of the rather scant excess resources were gathered into the hands of a governing elite which was often military.
We believe we have every right through our existing Monsanto license agreement to 'stack' our Optimum GAT trait with Pioneer soybean genetics already containing a Roundup Ready trait," said DuPont Group Vice President James C.
Although trained as a historian at Oxford, Gat has long been employed in the political science department at Tel Aviv University, a career path that has clearly influenced his approach.
By Azar Gat (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Changing the subject, we asked Gat how many brothers and sisters he had.