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**Litre**— One litre is equivalent to this cube Each side is 10 cm 1 litre water = 1 kilogram water (at 4 °C) The litre (or liter  see spelling differences) is a unit of volume equal to 1 cubic decimetre (dm3), to 1,000 cubic centimetres… …102

**Lambda calculus**— In mathematical logic and computer science, lambda calculus, also written as λ calculus, is a formal system designed to investigate function definition, function application and recursion. It was introduced by Alonzo Church and Stephen Cole… …103

**Meme**— For other uses, see Meme (disambiguation). A meme (  /ˈmiː …104

**MUMPS**— This article is about the programming language. For other uses, see Mumps (disambiguation). MUMPS Paradigm(s) Procedural Appeared in 1966 Designed by Neil Pappalardo Stable release ANSI X11.1 1995 (December 8, 1995; 15 years ago …105

**Principia Mathematica**— For Isaac Newton s book containing basic laws of physics, see Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica. The title page of the shortened version of the Principia Mathematica to *56. The Principia Mathematica is a three volume work on the… …106

**PDP-8**— A PDP 8 on display at the Smithsonian s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.. This example is from the first generation of PDP 8s, built with discrete transistors and later known as the Straight 8. The 12 bit PDP 8 was the… …107

**Q.E.D.**— This article is about the Latin phrase. For other uses, see QED (disambiguation). Q.E.D. is an initialism of the Latin phrase quod erat demonstrandum, which translates as which was to be demonstrated . The phrase is traditionally placed in its… …108

**Quadratic reciprocity**— The law of quadratic reciprocity is a theorem from modular arithmetic, a branch of number theory, which shows a remarkable relationship between the solvability of certain quadratic equations modulo different prime moduli.Although it allows us to… …109

**Saint John, New Brunswick**— Infobox Settlement official name = City of Saint John other name = Ville de Saint John nickname = Port City website for parents = http://www.SaintJohnMoms.com motto = O Fortunati Quorum Jam Moenia Surgunt (Latin for, O Fortunate Ones Whose Walls… …110

**Year**— A year (from Old English gēar) is the orbital period of the Earth moving around the Sun. For an observer on Earth, this corresponds to the period it takes the Sun to complete one course throughout the zodiac along the ecliptic. In astronomy, the… …