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groma

(ˈɡrəʊmə)
n
(Historical Terms) a Roman surveying instrument which enabled the construction of right angles
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As with my Parker Vacumatics from the 1930s, I have to wonder what secrets my typers wrote especially my current pet, an impossibly thin, all-steel Groma Gromina made in East Germany around 1955.
According to (http://groma.unibo.it/olmo-enciso-castro-priego-diarte-blasco-reccopolis) GROMA , the city of Reccopolis was projected as an ex-novo foundation and an explicit political power statement.
Voters in #381ilina have elected independent candidate Peter Fiabaacutene, who won the race ahead of Patrik Groma, also running as independent.Banskaacute Bystrica re-elected Jaacuten Nosko, running as an independent candidate.
angle measurement,2.Linear distance measurement,3.Vertical (distance) measurement.Angle measurement tool of early Egyptians Groma was basically similar to optical square for right angles setting out.
Al respecto, es interesante observar como el teatro, construido e inaugurado unos anos antes del cambio de Era en el sector suroccidental de esta nueva reticula urbana (Ramallo y Ruiz, 1998), muestra esta misma orientacion, lo que pone de relieve que sigue dicha linea marcada con toda posibilidad en otra zona y extendida hasta el pie de la ladera septentrional del cerro de la Concepcion mediante un proceso de centuriatio, quizas recurriendo al metodo de la varatio (10) o a instrumentos como la groma (Adam, 1982: 1003-1029; Rykwert, 1985: 9-76).
(24.) Tropoiu groma (In the Path of Thunder, 1957) by Kara Karaev (1918-1982; birthdate 1915 given by Copland is incorrect).
In that device, called a groma, a cross-shaped frame was mounted horizontally on a vertical column.
Petrovic's Burleska Gospodina Peruna Boga Groma [The Burlesque of Master Perun the God of Thunder] (1921) is indeed a novelty in Serbian literature in every respect.
Let's say hello to (clockwise in the pic) a Hermes 3000 from 1961, a Hermes Baby also from the 1960s still sporting its decal from the Manila Office Equipment Co., a 1950s Groma Kolibri from East Germany, with a Cyrillic keyboard (I don't imagine writing any novels on this one), and a 1955 Smith Corona Silent Super (to add to the euphony, it's super-smooth).
In Koscaronice, Jaroslav Pola#269ek, the candidate for five opposition parties (SaS, KDH, SMK, NOVA and OKS), received the most votes, defeating the candidate of the ruling Smer and Slovak National Party (SNS), Martin Petruscaronko, according to unofficial results.Voters in #381ilina have elected independent candidate Peter Fiabaacutene, who won the race ahead of Patrik Groma, also running as independent.