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mensa

(men -să) (plural: mensae) a flat-topped elevation with steep sides. The word is used in the approved name of such a surface feature on a planet or satellite.

Mensa

(men -să) (Table Mountain) A small inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere, close to the south pole, the brightest stars being of 5th magnitude. It contains part of the Large Magellanic Cloud. Abbrev.: Men; genitive form: Mensae; approx. position: RA 5.5h, dec –78°; area: 153 sq deg.

Mensa

 

a circumpolar constellation of the southern hemisphere with no stars brighter than visual stellar magnitude 4.0. Mensa is not visible from the territory of the USSR. (SeeSTELLAR SKY.)

mensa

1. The stone slab or other piece forming the top of an altar.
2. The upper surface of an altar.
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The IBD is considered one of the most important meetings for the Mensa community as it is where decisions will be made on how the society around the world is run.
"mensa" is available in two formats - web-based application and device based application.
She also wants to show her talent to motivate children in UK by participating various UK based child intelligence competitions, documentaries and educational initiatives, which are available through British Mensa and other organizations.
Madam Jean Mensa indicated that the EC had restored the principles and values of the commission, thus transparency, fairness and integrity, and intends to abide by them, hence, steps should be taken to ensure that the cost of running elections is low.
"I also remember people rolling their eyes when I remarked that Lola was very bright and needed to be challenged more; but her Mensa membership has helped to vindicate my thoughts."
Mensa called out late rapper XXXTenacion, who posthumously won Best New Hip-Hop Artist.
Aberdare Community School assistant head Tara Neale said she thinks Harrison is the first pupil in the school to become a Mensa member.
These scenes of oppression and abuse will be forever etched into my memory, burned into my mind's eye", Mensa wrote.
MENSA - the high IQ society - was formed in 1946 and aims to identify and foster human intelligence for the benefit of humanity and provide a stimulating intellectual and social environment for its members.
Now maths genius Toby Liu has just become one of Mensa's youngest-ever members - aged just ten.
SAY "Mensa" and you may think of Professor Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein, or even Carol Vorderman.