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lee

1. by the lee Nautical so that the wind is blowing on the wrong side of the sail
2. under the lee Nautical towards the lee
3. Nautical on, at, or towards the side or part away from the wind

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1. Ang . born 1954, Taiwanese film director; his films include Sense and Sensibility (1995), The Ice Storm (1997), and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
2. Bruce, original name Lee Yuen Kam. 1940--73, US film actor and kung fu expert who starred in such films as Enter the Dragon (1973)
3. Gypsy Rose, original name Rose Louise Hovick. 1914--70, US striptease and burlesque artiste, who appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies (1936) and in films
4. Laurie . 1914--97, British poet and writer, best known for the autobiographical Cider with Rosie (1959)
5. Richard Henry. 1732--94, American Revolutionary statesman, who moved the resolution in favour of American independence (1776)
6. Robert E(dward). 1807--70, American general; commander-in- chief of the Confederate armies in the Civil War
7. Spike, real name Shelton Jackson Lee. born 1957, US film director: his films include She's Gotta Have It (1985), Malcolm X (1992), and 25th Hour (2002)
8. T(sung)-D(ao) . born 1926, US physicist, born in China. With Yang he disproved the principle that that parity is always conserved and shared the Nobel prize for physics in 1957

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a river in SW Republic of Ireland, flowing east into Cork Harbour. Length: about 80 km (50 miles)

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(science and technology)
The side of an object, such as an island or a ship, away from the direction in which the wind is coming, and sheltered from wind or waves.
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Lee financed the opening of his first office with $3,000 he had on hand and $5,000 from his mother; the Small Business Development Center at Jackson State University helped him secure a loan for an additional $5,000.
When he assumed command of the Army of Northern Virginia in 1862, Lee put together a team of very capable field generals with different talents.
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In the 16 October 2003 Advanced Materials article, Lee explains: "In the natural state, [montmorillonite] platelets are held together by van der Waals forces and electrostatic forces to form crystallites (tactoids).
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A month later, Mexico City police arrested Lee for a murder he hadn't committed and found he was carrying negatives of top-secret documents.
Before too long even Bobby Lee got wind of what Miss Lena was doing and came over to see for himself.
Currently single, Lee remains close friends with ex Gail Ann Dorsey, a fellow bass player who sings powerful harmonies on Lee's album.
During that time, Lee has established himself as one of the area's most sought-after developers, with thousands of affordable and market-rate homes built in New York City.