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Subjugation did not, however, mean extinction. The Dvaravati Mon retained their
customs and a relative degree of racial homogeneity under their own rulers.
Dvaravati was historically important as a transmitter of Indian culture. Having had
Compare nucleophile. electrophone, any of a class of musical instruments in
which the initial sound either is produced by electronic means or is
conventionally produced (as by a vibrating string) and electronically amplified.
The discovery of irrational numbers about 400 bc meant that Pythagorean
geometry, which dealt initially with commensurable quantities only, was
inadequate; it had no means for dealing with irrational numbers. Eudoxus' theory
of proportion ...
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