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<api>
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      <p ns="0" title="Astronaut Maintenance (procedures)" snippet="...to participate in &#039;&#039;&#039;restful&#039;&#039;&#039; activities such as siesta (under the true &lt;span class=&#039;searchmatch&#039;&gt;meaning&lt;/span&gt; of the term which involves eating, drinking and muted partying), napping, a&#10;" size="2372" wordcount="367" timestamp="2013-04-26T20:21:59Z" />
      <p ns="0" title="Chief Engineer" snippet="...hen given the preparation of food duty. The pun stems from the word &#039;chef&#039; &lt;span class=&#039;searchmatch&#039;&gt;meaning&lt;/span&gt; &#039;Chief&#039; in French and &#039;Cook&#039; in English.&#10;" size="1036" wordcount="149" timestamp="2010-03-27T17:57:19Z" />
      <p ns="0" title="Sign Language" snippet="...of communication that uses hand positions and gestures in order to convey &lt;span class=&#039;searchmatch&#039;&gt;meaning&lt;/span&gt;. As it is a visual method of communication, it is used in tandem with the [&#10;" size="832" wordcount="127" timestamp="2012-06-25T19:19:22Z" />
      <p ns="0" title="NATO Phonetic Alphabet" snippet="* Uniform = U (an adjective &lt;span class=&#039;searchmatch&#039;&gt;meaning&lt;/span&gt; &amp;quot;all the same&amp;quot; or an article of clothing of such description)&#10;" size="2454" wordcount="391" timestamp="2010-06-04T01:40:47Z" />
    </search>
  </query>
</api>