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Daemon
Posted: Friday, July 19, 2019 12:00:00 AM
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Today's topic: ruler

rector - First was a ruler or governor, now it is generally a person conducting a religious service. More...

sultan - Comes from the Arabic word for "ruler," from Aramaic shultana, "power." More...

Inca - A Quechua word meaning "king, lord, ruler." More...

rule - One of many words from Latin regula, "straight stick, ruler." More...

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coag
Posted: Friday, July 19, 2019 9:58:34 PM

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slide rule

Who remembers it?

"a mechanical analog computer.[3][4][5][6][7] As graphical analog calculators, slide rules are closely related to nomograms, but the former are used for general calculations, whereas the latter are used for application-specific computations." (Wikipedia)


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