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Gore

Al(bert) Jr. born 1948, US Democrat politician; vice president of the US (1993--2001); defeated in the disputed presidential election of 2000
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Gore

 

a town in southwestern Ethiopia, at an elevation of 2,035 m. Administrative center of Ilubabor Province. Population, approximately 8.000 (1965). Gore is an important commercial center, primarily for coffee.

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gore

[gȯr]
(civil engineering)
A small triangular parcel of land.
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lune

A tapering wedge-shaped unit forming the covering of a hemisphere.
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gore

gore
A pie-shaped area or segment of a parachute. A common 28-ft parachute is made up of twenty-eight gores. See also blown parachute.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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* In September of 2016, Gore's home consumed 30,993 kWh in just one month--as much energy as a typical American family burns in 34 months.
* During the last 12 months, Gore devoured 66,159 kWh of electricity just heating his pool.
* From August 2016 through July 2017, Gore spent almost $22,000 on electricity bills.
* Gore paid an estimated $60,000 to install 33 solar panels.
So Gore was raised in a world that was at once serene and slippery, which may help explain his formality and his weakness for boasting.
Young Gore's interest in weapons of mass destruction had its beginnings in Sen.
Much has been made--chiefly by Gore himself--about his disillusionment with politics in the early '70s, and there's no question that in November 1970 he was not quite ready to step into his role as family avenger.
The young Al Gore was different, not only from his father but from the young man he'd become in his early and mid-'20s.
Al Gore, whether by design or chance, is helping to create what might be called the cultural campaign.
Bush and Al Gore, sons of power and privilege, made shameless claim to the Jes' Plain Folks identity in their respective convention acceptance speeches, embracing memories of their supposedly humble pasts.
This, then, is the changing office for which Gore and Bush are contending.
The performance of the Gore ensemble at the convention--the loving daughter Karenna Gore Schiff, the respectful college pal Tommy Lee Jones, the dancing, high-flying Tipper Gore, and fightin' Al himself--was a veritable public bath in such exposure, a giant advance in the public manipulation of back-stage privacy.