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  Plain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In geography, a plain is a large area of land with relatively low relief.
Plains may be more suitable for farming than plateaus or mountains.
An alluvial plain is a landform formed by the deposition of alluvial soil over a long period of time by a river coming from the mountains.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Plain   (97 words)

  
 The Village of Plain
The Village of Plain is nestled quietly in the valleys and bluffs of beautiful Sauk County.
Plain was founded as the Town of Cramer’s Corners and later became the Village of Plain in 1912.
Plain, and the surrounding area, is no stranger to Edward Kraemer and Sons, Inc. Established in 1911, Edward Kraemer and Sons is a general contractor with specific expertise in the construction of concrete structures including bridges, dams, heavy civil structures and specialized construction.
www.angelfire.com /wi2/plain/plain.htm   (1607 words)

  
 Pannonian Plain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The plain is roughly bounded by the Carpathian mountains, the Alps, the Dinaric Alps and the Balkan mountains.
Although the rain is not plentiful, it usually falls when necessary and the plain is a major agricultural area; it is sometimes said that these fields of rich loamy loess soil could feed the whole of Europe.
The precursor to the present plain was a shallow sea that reached its greatest extent during the Pliocene, when three to four kilometres of sediments were deposited.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carpathian_Basin   (468 words)

  
 Wisconsin: Geographical Provinces: Central Plain
The Central Plain is not all a continuous plain, but in many places is a region of low hills, as northwest of Wisconsin Dells, north of Tomah, south of Pray and southeast of Black River Falls.
All the characteristics of the sandstone plain are normal to an inner lowland of a belted plain.
The ice of the continental glacier advanced over the Central Plain of Wisconsin from both the northeast and the northwest, but an intermediate portion of the inner lowland in Wood, Portage, Adams, Juneau, Monroe and Jackson counties was not overridden by the glacier.
www.wisconline.com /wisconsin/geoprovinces/centralplain.html   (3222 words)

  
 Plain - The Five Pillars
The plain mage is a strange one indeed.
A plain mage and all his magic is represented by the tan or white color.
A plain mage finds it easy convincing the forces of nature and the elemental creaturess to assist him.
thefivepillars.org /wiki/index.php/Plain   (154 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Plain Chant
By plain chant we understand the church music of the early Middle Ages, before the advent of polyphony.
The so-called equalists or oratorists hold that the rhythm of plain chant is the rhythm of ordinary prose Latin; that the time value of all the notes is the same except in as far as their connexion with the different syllables makes slight differences.
Plain chant has a large variety of forms produced by the different purposes of the pieces and by the varying conditions of rendering.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12144a.htm   (5541 words)

  
 Plain Township - Stark County, Ohio
The Plain Township Board of Trustees is seeking an 0.8 mill increase in the current 5.9 mill Fire Levy which expires at the end of 2006.
In December 2000, the Board of Trustees appointed a Steering Committee of Plain Township residents to assist in preparing the visions, goals and objectives of a Comprehensive Mini-Master Plan.
Plain Township is in the top ten most populated townships in the State, making us equivalent to medium-sized cities.
www.plaintownship.com   (791 words)

  
 International Conferences -- Plain Language Association International
The Plain Language Association International holds an international conference every two years, focusing on the standards, research, and practice of plain language and related professions.
We invite professionals from all fields to attend and explore the benefits of plain language in their work.
Topic reports include plain language in the "global village" and on the Web, assessing literacy, government progress in Sweden and the United States, and the value of plain language in health, law, business and finance.
www.plainlanguagenetwork.org /conferences   (228 words)

  
 Coastal Plain - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Coastal Plain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Coastal Plain is conventionally divided into the Atlantic Coastal Plain and the Gulf Coastal Plain.
The many bays, sounds and islands that formed in the sunken river valleys of the Plain since the last Ice Age played an important part in the largely maritime early history of the Eastern colonies.
Like the Atlantic plain, it rises gradually towards the southern Appalachians (in the east) and towards the Balcones Escarpment and the Hill Country of Texas (in the west).
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Coastal+Plain   (256 words)

  
 Calorimeter, Model 1341, Plain Jacket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 1341 Calorimeter is an improved version of a plain, static jacket, oxygen bomb calorimeter that has been made by Parr for more than eighty years.
It is also an excellent instrument for teaching heat measurement techniques in a student laboratory since it provides all of the instrumentation needed for such tests, but with each element in the system reduced to fundamental forms.
Although commonly called a 'plain' calorimeter because of its simple design, technically this is a static jacket instrument which operates at or near room temperature with no provision for controlling the jacket temperature.
www.parrinst.com /default.cfm?page_ID=176   (697 words)

  
 Welcome to Plain Military   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Plain Military concentrates mainly on the modern side of the British Army.
The reason being that Plain Military is intended as a pictorial representation of the British Army.
Plain Military is a private venture and is not seen as an official MOD website.
www.plain-military.com   (316 words)

  
 Garbl's Plain Language Resources
Plain language writing is a technique of organizing information in ways that make sense to the reader.
According to proponents, plain language is communication designed to meet the needs of the intended audience, so people can understand information that is important to their lives.
The Plain Language Association International, or PLAIN, is the leading voluntary organization of plain language advocates and professionals with members in Canada, the United States, Australia, England, Sweden, South Africa and New Zealand.
garbl.home.comcast.net /writing/plaineng.htm   (1253 words)

  
 Quaternary Geologic Investigations, Carrizo Plain, CA
The SAF follows the northeastern side of the plain and all along it are offset, beheaded, and abandoned drainages that reflect that recent strike-slip motion.
Their investigation of the Carrizo Plain was peripheral to a study of the oil fields on the eastern side of the Temblor Range: the developed and well- known McKittrick, Midway, and Sunset fields.
Near the southern end of the Carrizo Plain, the San Andreas fault is the southwestern boundary of the 15-km-long Elkhorn Hills....
activetectonics.asu.edu /carrizo/cargeo.html   (9812 words)

  
 Plain Text and XML
The process is made even easier if the format of the plain text file is self-describing, such that you have metadata inside the file that you can use to extract out the actual semantic meaning of the data in the file.
Another reason for using plain text is it allows you to write individual chunks of code that cooperate with each other.
If it's in a plain text format, you can go in with any generic tool—a text editor, whatever you like to use to deal with plain text—and fix the problem.
www.artima.com /intv/plain.html   (1058 words)

  
 City of Austin - CONSTRUCTION IN THE FLOOD PLAIN
A flood plain is the area adjacent to a river, creek, lake, stream, or other open waterway that is subject to flooding when there is a significant rain.
A 100-year flood plain is always wider than a 25-year flood plain, and the 25-year flood plain is contained within the 100-year flood plain.
Building construction is prohibited in the 25-year flood plain and for projects that will not comply with all standards for construction in the 100-year flood plain.
www.ci.austin.tx.us /development/flood_plain_const.htm   (913 words)

  
 Plain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Plain Language Action Network: (PLAN) is a government-wide group working to improve communications from the federal government to the public.
Plain English Campaign is an organization based in the United Kingdom that promotes the use of plain English.
Project on the Use of Plain Language: This site was published by the Securities and Exchange Commission in Hong Kong, but does contain practical advice on the use of plain language that could be used in writing various types of documents.
www.dot.gov /ost/ogc/plain.htm   (1617 words)

  
 The Plain Language Association INternational (PLAIN): Your Portal to Clear Writing
Plain language, also called plain English, is language that everyone in your audience can easily understand.
Clear writing in plain language saves time, money, and lives.
You need plain language whether you're preparing a legal brief, writing a procedure, designing a brochure, running a business, publishing a newsletter, managing a department, maintaining a Web site, or training workers.
www.plainlanguagenetwork.org   (248 words)

  
 Coastal Plain
The Coastal Plain is the youngest of Virginia's physiographic provinces, its rocks having been deposited after the Atlantic Ocean began to form early in the Mesozoic.
Where the softer sedimentary rocks of the Coastal Plain abut the more resistant metamorphic rocks of the Piedmont, a low escarpment is visible on the landscape.
Distinction may thus be made between that part of the Coastal Plain that is submerged, the continental shelf, and that that is exposed above sea level, merely known as the coastal plain.
www.runet.edu /~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG202/physprov/coastpln.html   (532 words)

  
 Plain (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Jerusalem is called "the rock of the plain" in Jer.
Hebrew: 'arabah, the valley from the Sea of Galilee southward to the Dead Sea (the "sea of the plain," 2 Kings 14:25; Deut.
Down through the center of this plain is a ravine, from 200 to 300 yards wide, and from 50 to 100 feet deep, through which the Jordan flows in a winding course.
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/plain.html   (307 words)

  
 Plain English Campaign: Home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Plain English Campaign is an independent pressure group fighting for public information to be written in plain English.
'Plain English' is language that the intended audience can understand and act upon from a single reading.
If you are new to the Campaign, you should read our introduction to Plain English Campaign from the 'About the Campaign' section of the site.
www.plainenglish.co.uk   (217 words)

  
 Configuring Mail Clients to Send Plain ASCII Text
E-mail storage is important because many people retain copies of messages they receive and in the case of mailing list digests, the individual messages are combined in one large message and sent to the user at the end of the day.
Plain text is how your messages should be formatted when sending E-mail to mailing lists and Usenet newsgroups or to any other recipient.
If such arbitrarily long lines are sent as plain text, then the 1,000 character limit of SMTP may be reached and the sending client or system may wrap the line arbitrarily there, or may send it out longer than 1,000 characters.
www.expita.com /nomime.html   (11290 words)

  
 Plain Language Columns
But regardless of all the educational material, there is still an implied assumption that if you write something in plain language, then you had better prove to all who read it that ''it'' is just as legal as something written in legalese.
In short, legal documents written in plain English in the actual practice of law are crucial to the success of the plain-English movement.
You must have the knowledge to write plain English; you must recognize when to write it; and you must have the authority to control how the document is written.
www.michbar.org /generalinfo/plainenglish/columns/132.html   (4901 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: plain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
See The Plains with The Times Get the inside track with travel tips, tales, and deals from The New York Times.
Growing Up Filed under: Just Plain Ranting When I was a kid, I would dream about how I would be when I grew up.
Buy Plain Dover Saddlery has a large selection of fine equestrian products, tack, apparel and equipment available on our extensive web site including the Plain.
technorati.com /tag/plain   (484 words)

  
 Plain Lodging, In the beautiful Cascade Mountains of Washington State
Unless otherwise stated, all listings on PlainLodging.com are in the Plain area.
The town of Plain is located just 15 miles from Leavenworth and 5 miles from Lake Wenatchee.
A quiet, close-knit community, Plain rests in a very scenic area east of the Cascade Mountains of Washington State.
www.plainlodging.com   (102 words)

  
 purevolume™ | Plain Wight
Plain Wight enjoys long walks on the beach, long beaches on the wok, deep, spiritual conversations, integral notation, discussing the meaning of life, picnics, wine cellars, and love boat rides.
Plain Wight would like to be your FRIEND.
This is because it was not finished before the band break up and the broken arm.
www.purevolume.com /plainwight   (222 words)

  
 plain. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
Common in rank or station; average; ordinary: a plain man. 7.
Not dyed, twilled, or patterned: a plain fabric.
plain, modest, simple, unostentatious, unpretentious These adjectives mean not ornate, ostentatious, or showy: a plain hairstyle; a modest cottage; a simple dark suit; an unostentatious office; an unpretentious country church.
www.bartleby.com /61/53/P0345300.html   (186 words)

  
 Plain LanguageTraining
This page provides links to some of the plain language training resources we have found.
This online training module was developed especially for regulation writers, but it can help you regardless of what you want to write in plain language.
NIH offers a free plain language internet-based training course.
www.plainlanguage.gov /resources/take_training/index.cfm   (239 words)

  
 Edge - Plain - Encyclopedia - Beckwith's Blades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Basically, a plain edge blade is the simplest and most common blade style.
This blade style is generally the most useful for cutting, slicing, carving, whittling, chopping, and other similar functions.
Ranging from razors to two-handed swords, plain edge blades are available in a size and shape to fit almost any user.
www.beckwithsblades.com /encyclopedia.cfm?Term=4   (111 words)

  
 How to view all e-mail messages in plain text format in Outlook 2003
Read all standard mail in plain text option is turned on, Outlook 2003 uses the display format that you are currently using to initiate any print, reply to or forward functions for the e-mail message.
Depending on your configuration, Outlook 2003 may not be able to view all e-mail messages in plain text format.
Outlook is configured to only view messages in plain text, but cannot do that without breaking the signature.
support.microsoft.com /default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;831607   (512 words)

  
 AOL V7.0 Plain Text AOL 7.0
I know several AOL users who manage majordomo mailing lists; if you removed their ability to send using plain text using the AOL mail client, they would not be able to continue as mailing list managers, using AOL in the same manner as they use AOL today.
According to my sources, no version of AOL 7.0 should send plain text...however, you have proven that to be a false statement by finding the revision 4114.121 that works to send plain text email.
It was the provision of the plain text feature in AOL 7.0 that allowed many mailing list managers like me to recommend AOL to our subscribers again, after the many problems we had with plain text on AOL 6.0.
obri.net /aol/70.html   (8013 words)

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