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Ida

(ē`dä), city (1990 pop. 91,859), Nagano prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Tenryu River. It is an agricultural market and railway junction.
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Ida

 

(also called Psiloriti), a mountain massif in central Crete. Composed of limestones. Elevation, 2,456 m. The stony slopes of the massif are covered by sparse prickly and pulvinate xeromorphic undershrubs and shrubs and stiff grasses.

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IDA

(organic chemistry)
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Ida

nymph who guarded infant Zeus from being eaten by father, Cronus. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 134]
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Ida

Mount
1. a mountain in central Crete: the highest on the island; in ancient times associated with the worship of Zeus. Height: 2456 m (8057 ft)
2. a mountain in NW Turkey, southeast of the site of ancient Troy. Height: 1767 m (5797 ft.)
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IDA

(Intelligent Drive Array) An earlier high-performance disk subsystem from Compaq, which was acquired by HP.
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Collaboration with the Ida Institute allows us to enhance our holistic approach to care and perhaps even expand some of the Ida Institute methods and tools to our optometry services."
The widowed Barnett had two sons, Albert and Ferdinand, and he and Ida had four children together: Herman, Alfreda, Charles, and Ida.
Because OpenLink failed to comply with the agreement, the company's space will be placed back on the tax rolls, IDA officials said.
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He says IDA has 231 students in 11 schools that are benefiting from the financial assistance being provide by his organization.Meanwhile, Freeman says IDA seeks assistance from donors and partners before meeting its obligation of providing financial assistance.
We used a cohort study design to examine the association between maternal weight indicators (i.e., prepregnancy BMI and GWG) and the risk of IDA among the Chinese pregnancy population.
In 2012, al-Qa 'ida elements recognized that for the strategy to succeed in Mali, the group needed to establish an organizational relationship with regional armed groups.
* Myanmar, Lao PDR, and Cambodia accounted for 60 per cent of the 2017 IDA investments, compared to no investments in these countries for the preceding two years.
One school that went further is Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire, which will provide 20 full-tuition scholarships for current Mount Ida students this fall.
IDA is also a credible player with extensive experience working in countries with major challenges.
The patient's shortness of breath, dizziness, fatigue, cool lower extremities, and beefy red tongue are consistent with a diagnosis of IDA. Abnormal laboratory values also supported the diagnosis.