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Lod

(lōd), city (1994 pop. 51,200), central Israel. It is also known as Lydda. Its manufactures include paper products, chemicals, oil products, electronic equipment, processed food, and cigarettes. Nearby is Ben-Gurion airport, the nation's chief international airport and the center of its large aircraft industry. The city is a railroad and road junction. Lod was probably of Hebrew foundation and is frequently mentioned in the Bible. It was destroyed (A.D. 66–70) by the Romans in the Jewish-Roman war and, after the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem (A.D. 70), became the temporary seat of many famous Jewish teachers. HadrianHadrian
, A.D. 76–138, Roman emperor (117–138), b. Spain. His name in full was Publius Aelius Hadrianus. An orphan, he became the ward of Trajan. Hadrian distinguished himself as a commander (especially in Dacia) and as an administrator.
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 rebuilt the city and named it Diospolis. It is the traditional home and place of burial of St. George (4th cent.?), England's patron saint, and has a church in his honor. In the 5th cent. it was the seat of a bishop; a synod of bishops met there in 415. Lod was occupied by the Crusaders in 1099, destroyed by Saladin in 1191, and rebuilt by King Richard I (Richard Coeur de Lion) of England. After the Arab-Israeli War of 1948 most Arabs were expelled from the city, which was then settled by Jewish immigrants.

Lod

a town in central Israel, southeast of Tel Aviv: Israel's chief airport. Pop.: 66 800 (2003 est.)
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During this time the participants were randomly presented with twenty throws (four per LOD).
In our study, LOD represents the majority of cases (64%), which is consistent with findings in countries where a screening approach, together with IAP, was adopted (2,11,13).
Further, it is important to note the rights and obligations that arise among the critical players of the LOD cycle, starting with the donor, who has the right to individual autonomy, that is, the right to self-determination, to make decisions that affect their lives and act on those decisions, in this case, the decision to be a living donor.
Serotype III was most common for LOD cases (481 cases, 56%) and increased in incidence from 0.12 per 1,000 live births to 0.20 per 1,000 live births during the study period (P less than .001), while serotype IV was responsible for 53 cases (6%) of both EOD and LOD.
Everyone in the team in Lod plays a part in making the Tate and Lyle GSS Centre a great place to work, with strong support from our colleagues in Human Resources, our employee engagement champions, our and Wellness and Activity teams."
The manufacturer claims a 99th population percentile concentration of 17.5 ng/L and an LoD of 2.3 ng/L.
The LOD platform aggregates data sources from content published across Springer Nature.
Compared with LOD, the control group was more religious (Fisher: p=0.002) and had more harmonious families (Fisher: p=0.050).
However, he contradicted the assumption that bugs are to blame by maintaining his belief that Ubisoft "downgraded" the LOD and Draw Distance.
These samples were further evaluated in confirmatory test, resulting in levels below the LOD.
The common decadal cycles of solar-terrestrial influences are investigated by long time series of Length of Day (LOD), MSL variations at Stockholm, El-Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO), temperature and precipitation over Eastern Europe, TSI, Wolf's Numbers ([W.sub.n]) and N-S solar asymmetry (Fig.
Threshold logarithm of the odds (LOD) scores for significant (P < 0.05) and suggestive (P < 0.63) linkages were determined by performing 1,000 permutations [20].