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Ito,city (1990 pop. 71,223), Shizuoka prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Izu Peninsula and the Sagami Sea. It is an important fishing port and hot spring resort.
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Prince Hirobumi . 1841--1909, Japanese statesman; premier (1884--88; 1892--96; 1898; 1900--01). He led the movement to modernize Japan and helped to draft the Meiji constitution (1889); assassinated
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indiumA natural element that, combined with tin, is widely used as a transparent wire. Indium-tin-oxide (ITO) electrodes are attached to the glass plates that sandwich the liquid crystals in LCD displays. They are also used in OLED displays and solar cells. Indium is not mined directly, rather it is extracted from the refuse when zinc and other materials are refined. See LCD and OLED.
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