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world

1. the earth as a planet, esp including its inhabitants
2. mankind; the human race
3. the universe or cosmos; everything in existence
4. a complex united whole regarded as resembling the universe
5. any star or planet, esp one that might be inhabited
6. an area, sphere, or realm considered as a complete environment
7. Logic See possible world

world

[wərld]
(relativity)
Pertaining to Lorentz transformations and four-dimensional space-time, rather than rotations and three-dimensional space, as in world scalar, world vector, world line.
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"I know it is the weirdest job in the world. I am the world record holder and the worldleading expert, but I am not too big to make fun of myself."
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IT SEEMS PARTICULARLY IRONIC, EVEN INSTRUCTIVE, that these three martyrs to justice and equality should pass before our eyes for the last time in the weeks when the oldest old boys' club in the world was meeting in Rome (a city that has never been good to martyrs) for the Synod on the Eucharist.
We have the best educated, best trained military force in the world with the most highly sophisticated equipment, and they are currently serving and protecting the borders, the sovereignty of other nations, while our own remain neglected.
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(New Brighton, MN), has begun the publication of 'Aircraft Owner,' a new magazine described as the largest circulation aviation marketing publication in the world. The new monthly title has an initial controlled circulation of 127,000 owner-pilots, corporate flight departments, FBOs and aircraft dealers in the U.S.