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  Tent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tents were first used as portable homes by nomadic peoples, but today, their main application is for recreational camping.
Smaller tents may be sufficiently light that they can be carried for long distances on a person's back, or on a touring bicycle, a boat, or even a pack animal.
Tents for year round use generally have at least 2000 mm; expedition tents intended for extreme conditions are often rated at 3000 mm.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tent   (3807 words)

 TENT in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE (Bible History Online)
There seems to be little doubt about the antiquity of the Arab tent, and one can rightly believe that-the dwelling-places of Abraham, Sarah, Jacob, and their descendants were made on the same pattern and of the same materials (Gen 4:20; 9:27; 12:8; 13:3; 18:6; 31:25,30; Ps 78:55; Heb 11:9, etc.).
New tents are not water-proof, and the condition of the interior after a heavy rain is not far from squalid.
The tent material becomes matted by use, especially if wool has been woven into the fabric, and is then a better protection against the rain.
www.bible-history.com /isbe/T/TENT   (676 words)

 Tent (International Standard Bible Encyclopedia) :: Bible Tools
The sides (curtains) of the tent (Isaiah 54:2) are made of strips of goats hair cloth or from mats woven from split cane or rushes (see Illustration, p.
Where more than one family occupies the same tent or the animals are provided with shelter under the same roof (compare 2 Chronicles 14:15), curtains of the same materials mentioned above form the dividing walls.
A sheikh or chief has several tents, one for himself and guests, separate ones for his wives and female servants, and still others for his animals (compare Genesis 31:33).
www.bibletools.org /index.cfm/fuseaction/Def.show/RTD/ISBE/ID/8671   (802 words)

 Big tent - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In politics, a big tent party or catch-all party is a political party seeking to attract people with diverse viewpoints.
In the United States, the big tent concept is practiced today (in reality if not in name) within the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, and the Reform Party.
The big tent approach argues against any sort of single-issue litmus tests or ideological rigidity, and advocates a Democratic Party with room for conservative as well as liberal Democrats, and a Republican Party with room for liberal as well as conservative Republicans.
www.voyager.in /Big_tent   (915 words)

 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
KASHA-KATUWE TENT ROCKS NATIONAL MONUMENT [Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument] see National Parks and Monuments (table).
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument" at HighBeam.
Office of the Press Secretary -- Establishment of the Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument; By the President of the United States of America a proclamation.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-KshKtNM.asp   (190 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This debut single ‘You Can Say No (But I Hope You Don’t)’ is recorded and due for release in January 2006.
In the summer of 2005 they were picked by Rocksound Magazine and Xtra Mile Recordings to appear at Guilfest 2005, opening the Rocksound Tent.
Encyclopedia are currently record 7 brand new tracks to complete their new album ‘So Hot Right Now’ and are actively seeking a label to release it both sides of the Atlantic.
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