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1. the hiding place or lair of an animal
2. Golf
a. the position of the ball after a shot
b. the angle made by the shaft of the club before the upswing


Trygve Halvdan . 1896--1968, Norwegian statesman; first secretary-general of the United Nations (1946--52)


A symbolic mathematics package aimed at Lie groups.

["LiE, a Package for Lie Group Computations", M.A.A. van Leeuwen et al, in Computer Algebra Nederland, 1992 (ISBN 90-741160-02-7)].
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In spite of the curt terseness of the word, Nancy quite understood the anxiety that lay behind that short "well?"
Toward the southeast of Gathol was such a country, and as Gahan surmised the direction and the velocity of the storm to have carried him somewhere in the vicinity of the country he thought he recognized, he assumed that Gathol lay behind the hills he now saw, whereas, in reality, it lay far to the northeast.
He would tell the history of the mighty river so rapidly explored (for some of the first conquerors of Peru actually crossed the entire continent upon its waters), and yet so unknown in regard to all that lay behind its ever-changing banks.
Beyond the lighted chamber of the lake was darkness--what lay behind the darkness I could not even guess.
After lying on a sofa in the living room she alleges the defendant, 53, lay behind her, put his arms around her waist and began touching her inappropriately.
Jonathan Haldane, 39, used a mobile phone to record himself touching the 31-year-old patient's breasts as she lay behind screens at Leicester Royal Infirmary in March last year.