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  Crescent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In astronomy, a crescent is the shape of the lit side of a spherical body (most notably the moon) that appears to be less than half illuminated by the Sun as seen by the viewer.
The crescent was the symbol of the Sassanian Empire of Persia (Iran) and is prominently displayed on the crowns of its rulers.
In English and Canadian heraldry a crescent is the cadence mark of a second son.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crescent   (798 words)

 Crescent (Amtrak) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Crescent is a passenger train operated by Amtrak in the eastern part of the United States.
Today's Southern Crescent is the lineal descendant of the "Washington and Southwestern Vestibuled Limited," inaugurated in January, 1891, by the Richmond and Danville Railroad along the "Piedmont Air Line Route." This Washington-Atlanta train was soon nicknamed the "Vestibule" because it was the first all-year train with vestibuled equipment operating in the South.
The Southern Crescent was operated by the Southern Railway, a predecessor of Norfolk Southern, between Washington, DC's Union Station and New Orleans.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crescent_(Amtrak)   (751 words)

The crescent is not a sacred symbol in Islam.
During the Ottoman period the Crescent was used by royalty.
A Red Crescent with a white ground was adopted as an equivalent of the Red Cross symbol.
www.crescentlife.com /spirituality/crescent.htm   (482 words)

Crescent has always provided independently tested photometric data for its fibre optic product range, and these products can be introduced into a project with confidence, now backed by the Dialux 3.0 programme.
Crescent are planning to introduce the EFO™ system to the UK market later this year.
Crescent supplied both side and end emitting fibre optic equipment through Salford based lighting specialist's ILS (Independent Lighting Specialists) who worked closely with Partnership Art to conceal the projectors within the structure and establish the correct light output level for the best visual impact.
www.crescent.co.uk /news/archive.html   (2235 words)

 Crescent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Crescent is the brainchild of one Matt Jones, whom few people have met in person.
Crescent is part of the Bristol underground that also spawned Flying Saucer Attack, Movietone, and Amp.
Crescent plays extremely personal music that is post-everything, ranging from dubbed-out moonscapes to barely-there piano ballads to dissonant wall-of-noise clangor.
www.epitonic.com /artists/crescent.html   (187 words)

 Crescent - Careers
Crescent volunteers make the world a better place every day through activities such as the FACES of Change® program.
Crescent volunteers are people giving of themselves, giving to each other, supporting one another, building a new community out of two separate ones.
Crescent customers and their families donate time, supplies and caring people.
www.crescent.com /careers   (222 words)

 Amazon.com: Crescent: Music: John Coltrane Quartet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
"Crescent", "The Wise One" and "Lonnie's Lament" are three of the Coltrane's most beautiful compositions; these are some of the first ballads in the later Coltrane style, with the saxophone playing the theme in free time over the rumbling rhythm section.
Listening to Crescent provides ample evidence that, in addition to being a profoundly spiritual man, Coltrane was as lyrical a player as has ever unpacked a horn.
Crescent reminds me of how great a period of supreme artistry that Coltrane sustained during the last few years of his life.
www.amazon.com /Crescent-John-Coltrane-Quartet/dp/B000003N8R   (1455 words)

 Bath Preservation Trust: No.1 Royal Crescent
The Royal Crescent was built to the designs of John Wood the Younger between 1767 and 1774.
The houses of the Royal Crescent were designed to the individual requirements of wealthy and distinguished visitors to Bath and master craftsmen were responsible for the interior decoration, using designs drawn from the many pattern books published at the time.
The foundation stone of Number 1 Royal Crescent was laid in 1767 and the house first leased to Thomas Brock in 1769.
www.bath-preservation-trust.org.uk /museums/no1   (222 words)

 Phases of the Moon and Percent of the Moon Illuminated   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Following waning crescent is New Moon, beginning a repetition of the complete phase cycle of 29.5 days average duration.
The first time that the thin waxing crescent Moon is visible after New Moon (low in the evening sky just after sunset) marks the beginning of a month in the Islamic Calendar - see the FAQ Crescent Moon Visibility and the Islamic Calendar.
During the crescent phases the percent illuminated is between 0 and 50% and during gibbous phases it is between 50% and 100%.
aa.usno.navy.mil /faq/docs/moon_phases.html   (1330 words)

 At work, at play, and at large with author Crescent Dragonwagon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
If you'd like Crescent to visit your school or teach a workshop at your next conference, email us at the address on the bottom of this page with the words "teaching query" in the subject line.
On November 30, 2000, Crescent's much-loved late husband, the writer, artist, and historic preservationist was out bicycling, was struck by a pick-up, and lost his life.
Crescent wishes you peace, passion, plenty and persistence -- enough to read, enough to eat, and enough love so that you have no choice but to keep giving it away.
www.dragonwagon.com   (289 words)

 Crescent!: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Crescent is a character in the 25-year-old fantasy series known as ElfQuest, created by Wendy and Richard Pini.
She is a elven girl that did not live past her early adolescence, and so very little is written, or known, of her.
Silberschweif has graciously allowed me to post some of her art in my gallery, as well as the use of her art for a possible banner (to come).
www.eqcrescent.com   (1012 words)

 Crescent - Jumbo! Games
Novica  114.95Embraced by a sterling crescent, malachite is a mesmerizing presence.
Novica  104.95Embraced by a sterling crescent, malachite is a mesmerizing presence.
Novica  37.95A crescent moon reflects the artistic light of Thailand in this pair of earrings.
www.jumbo.com /file/31453.htm   (299 words)

 About The Crescent Theatre
The Crescent is one of Birmingham's oldest theatre companies, operating from a purpose built theatre in the Brindleyplace development.
The Crescent is a founder member of The Little Theatre Guild of Great Britain.
Theatre is a dynamic, creative art-form and the Crescent Theatre reflects this.
www.crescent-theatre.co.uk /about_the_crescent.htm   (825 words)

 Crescent Blues - About Us
Crescent Blues buys first electronic serial rights for a period of one year from date of publication.
All such copyrighted, trademarked or servicemarked properties may not be used in any form, published, or associated with any commercial display or publication without the express written consent of the owner of the displayed properties.
Crescent Blues, Inc. has not verified the accuracy or completeness of the content of the submission but has relied on the warranty of the creator as to these factors.
www.crescentblues.com /constantpages/aboutus.shtml   (1089 words)

 Crescent - C64 Demoscene Group - Anarchy Magazine - SID Tunes
Crescent is a C64 Demoscene group founded in April 1993.
Although some of the members were already active in some other groups since 1989 and on, it was the first time that our members started to be known internationally with this startup.
This page is just a place holder for a more complete site about Crescent and its releases that will appear in the near future.
kilic.org /crescent   (206 words)

 APOD: 2000 August 2 - At the Edge of the Crescent Nebula   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Explanation: The Crescent Nebula is a rapidly expanding shell of gas surrounding a dying star.
Hubble Space Telescope, a bright dynamic part of the nebula three light-years across is shown in representative color.
Crescent Nebula began to form about 250,000 years ago as central Wolf-Rayet star WR 136 began to shed its outer envelope in a strong
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/ap000802.html   (157 words)

 City of Crescent City
Welcome to the webhome of the City of Crescent City, California
CRESCENT CITY is located on Hwy 101 on the beautiful Northern California coast about 20 miles south of the Oregon border.
Crescent City is 1.6 square miles in size with a population of 7,542 and a surrounding urban service area of approximately 15,000.
www.crescentcity.org   (205 words)

 Luxury Golf Communities, Luxury Golf Course Homes
Whether you're an avid golfer or just like watching the action on the links, Crescent Communities has a golf course community for you.
Crescent's luxury golf course communities offer the kind of amenities you'd expect at a vacation resort but would be delighted - and a bit surprised - to find in your own neighborhood.
Crescent has hired a full-time environmental manager, who is charged with protecting the quality of Palmetto Bluff’s water, trees and wildlife.
www.crescent-resources.com /communit/golfcourse.asp   (1020 words)

 Crescent Resources, LLC
Building on more than three decades of strength and experience, Crescent Resources, LLC has emerged as a leader in the growing real estate markets in the southeastern and southwestern United States.
Crescent Resources is a real estate development and land management company comprised of dedicated people with uncompromising integrity.
From Crescent’s formation in 1969 to its position today as a real estate force in the Southeast and Southwest, Crescent has held firm to the principles that brought the company to where it is today.
www.crescent-resources.com /communit/rim/developer.asp   (167 words)

 NPR : 'Crescent': A Romance in 'Iran-geles'
Set against the backdrop of a Los Angeles community of Iranian and Iraqi immigrants and exiles, the story is about an Iraqi-American woman, Sirine, who falls in love with Hanif, an Iraqi exile.
Abu-Jaber suffuses Crescent with dishes and aromas from the Middle East.
Below is an excerpt from the first chapter of Crescent.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=1323340   (1352 words)

 crescent - OneLook Dictionary Search
Crescent, crescent : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
Crescent, crescent : UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
Phrases that include crescent: fertile crescent, crescent cell anaemia, almond crescent, crescent beach, crescent park, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=crescent   (280 words)

 Crescent Rod - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
The Curved Shower rod that Renovates the Tub The Patented Crescent Rod is the most dramatic change in the shower rod in 50 years It Curves in ward at the corners to stop leaks...
The Crescent Rod is the most dramatic change in the shower rod in 50 years.
The "Crescent Rod" is a curved shower rod that renovates the tub!
www.nextag.com /crescent-rod/search-html   (494 words)

 Crescent Resources, news, media center
PALMETTO BLUFF - Is a residential and recreational community being developed in Bluffton, SC, 15 miles west of Hilton Head Island and 20 miles northeast of Savannah, GA. The community is surrounded on three sides by water and is characterized by extensive nature preserves and a vibrant village center.
Crescent Resources, LLC, the owner of Palmetto Bluff, is a land management and real estate development company headquartered in Charlotte, NC which has received numerous awards for environmental stewardship.
Crescent Resources is a joint venture between Duke Energy, Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund (MSREF) V U.S. and the company’s management.
www.crescent-resources.com /news.asp   (807 words)

 Crescent PPO Home Page
Crescent Preferred Provider Organization, Inc. provides healthcare network access and a complete package of Health Management services to employers in the sixteen western counties of North Carolina.
Every effort will be made to keep the information on this website as accurate and up-to-date as possible; however, changes in our industry occur rapidly.
To ensure that you have the most current information, please call or e-mail Crescent staff at the address or phone numbers listed above.
www.crescentppo.com   (161 words)

 Hermell Memory Foam Crescent Pillow | Mercantila
The Hermell Memory Foam Crescent Pillow is an unique "U" shape design gently cradles the head for maximum support and comfort while commuting on a train, riding in a car or watching TV.
If you are not 100% satisfied with your new Hermell Memory Foam Crescent Pillow, return it within 30 days of delivery for a full refund of the purchase price.
In 1969, Dr. Herman Pollack, a podiatrist, determined that his patients needed a unique bandage that was not commercially available.
www.mercantila.com /catalog/store/Hermell_Memory_Foam_Crescent_Pillow   (225 words)

 The Crescent Theatre in Birmingham
The Crescent Theatre is one of Birmingham's oldest theatre companies with a reputation for providing high quality entertainment at affordable prices.
The Crescent Theatre is largely run by volunteers.
There are only limited opportunities for working at The Crescent, however there is currently a vacancy for an administrator.
www.crescent-theatre.co.uk   (298 words)

 Chandra :: Photo Album :: The Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888) :: 14 Oct 03
This composite X-ray (blue)/optical (red and green) image reveals dramatic details of a portion of the Crescent Nebula, a giant gaseous shell created by powerful winds blowing from the massive star HD 192163 (a.k.a.
Two hundred thousand years later - a blink of the eye in the life of a normal star - the intense radiation from the exposed hot, inner layer of the star began pushing gas away at speeds in excess of 3 million miles per hour!
When this high speed "stellar wind" rammed into the slower red giant wind, a dense shell was formed.
chandra.harvard.edu /photo/2003/ngc6888/index.html   (413 words)

 Beverly Hills: The Crescent - Traveler Reviews - Make Sure You Know Your Own Threshold for Noise & A/C - TripAdvisor
P.S. Several days earlier I stayed at the Elan Modern and had to move to the Crescent because the Elan was totally booked for the Convention.
We were also hoping to stay somewhere intimate that was within reach of restaurants and shopping etc. We found the Crescent Hotel Beverly Hills through the website and we were absolutely delighted with our stay.
Overall, our experience at the Crescent was magnificent and it will definitely be a future destination whenever we come to the Los Angeles.
tripadvisor.com /ShowUserReviews-g32070-d113210-r3509741-The_Crescent...   (2072 words)

 eBay - crescent toy, Toy Soldiers, Diecast, Toy Vehicles items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Crescent M109A1 Self Propelled Gun Paladin SPG VGC M109
Lionel 6-8702 Southern Crescent w/ 5 Passenger Cars NR
Crescent Cast Iron Toy Salesman Stove Accessories Light
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 About Crescent Steel - Who we are
It is with pleasure that I welcome you to our web site and take this opportunity to brief you about Crescent Steel and Allied Products Limited.
CSAPL’s foundations are laid on sound ethical business principles, with emphasis on providing the best value to its customers and an unwavering commitment towards employee development.
In line with our strategy of continuous skill enhancement, one batch of our employees comprising of middle and higher level management have recently undergone a 21 month long diploma in Business Management (DBM) from the prestigious Lahore University of Management Sciences.
www.crescent.com.pk /about_us_whoweare.htm   (722 words)

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