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(ŏn), in the Bible. 1 Reubenite conspirator in Korah's revolt. 2 The Egyptian HeliopolisHeliopolis
[Gr.,=city of the sun], ancient city, N Egypt, in the Nile delta, 6 mi (10 km) below modern Cairo. It was noted as the center of sun worship, and its god Ra or Re was the state deity until Thebes became capital (c.2100 B.C.).
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(engineering)
Designating the operating state of a device or one of two possible conditions (the other being “off”) in a circuit.
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1. Cricket (of a bowler) bowling
2. Cricket
a. relating to or denoting the leg side of a cricket field or pitch
b. used to designate certain fielding positions on the leg side
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