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QQuestion
QQuit
QQ (character from Star Trek the Next Generation)
QQuick
QQuality
QQueen (chess)
QQuantity
QQuality Factor
QQuarter
QQueue
QQuiz
QQuery
QQuarterly
QQuake
QQuick (flash; nautical navigation)
QQueensland (Australia)
QCharge (physics)
QTorque
QParcel Post (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
QQuestionable (player's likelihood of participating)
QQwest Communications International Inc. (stock abbreviation, AMEX)
QCardiac Output
QResonance
QQuebec (aviation letter code)
QGlutamine (amino acid)
QDrone (US military aircraft designation; as in Q-3)
QTransistor
QQuintal
QQuartermaster
QQuadrature
QQuaker State (motor oil)
QQuetzalcoatl (the movie Q)
QUnmanned Aerial Vehicle (US Military aerospace vehicle)
QSquall (weather reports)
QQ code (see Radio Operators' Handbook)
QQuaque (Latin: each, every; used in medical prescriptions)
QUnknown Variable
QQu'ran (the Koran)
QQuadrillion BTU (same As Quads)
QMajor Boothroyd (James Bond's armourer)
QConstant Phase Element (impedance spectra)
QSet of Rational Numbers (math)
QQualified/Qualifying
QStream flow or discharge (geologic term)
QUnit of Dynamic Pressure
QName of alien character (Star Trek NG and Star Trek Voyager TV program)
QPriority rating given to PWs (now 'Total care')
QQuality measurement of a tuned circuit in electronics
QSecond Heartbeat Wave
QUS DoT tire speed rating (99 mph)
QLong Chromosomal Arm (in humans; refers to autosomes 1-22)
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El proposito de Fenix de occidente fue presentar argumentos para probar que en la lejana epoca apostolica Santo Tomas habia evangelizado a las Indias (y a Mexico) y que la figura que los mexicanos llamaron Quetzalcoatl era, en realidad, el apostol.
Quetzalcoatl was not only the god of the wind but also of learning.
11) The pyramid overlooking Tepoztlan is dedicated to Tepoztecatl, not Quetzalcoatl, however.
Upon the arrival of the Equinox (March 20, 21 and September 21, 22) thousands flock to the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico to witness an amazing phenomenon - the sun's rays project a diamond-back rattlesnake of light and shadow onto the ancient and mysterious Temple of Quetzalcoatl pyramid at Chichen Itza.
The invaders create a new temple "inscrito con el verbo de Cristo, Mahoma, Abraham y Quetzalcoatl" ("inscribed with the word of Christ, Muhammad, Abraham, and Quetzalcoatl," 62), they abolish the infamous blood purity laws of the Catholic kings so that Jews and Moors may return, and the eclectic mingling of songs and instruments from the four cultures represents their harmonic integration.
Standifer (Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1980) 1:127; Lafaye, Quetzalcoatl and Guadalupe 250.
King Arthur, Charlemagne, and the Emperor Frederick are typical European examples; Gluskap of the Algonquins and Quetzalcoatl are representative of the Americas; Tamerlaine the Great and the Japanese Buddhist monk Kobo Daishi are their Asian counterparts.
For instance, the ancient Aztecs of Central America held the mythical plumed serpent, Quetzalcoatl, in high esteem due to its status as powerful religious symbol (Gordon 570), and the Egyptians revered the cobra goddess, Renenutet, as a repository of supreme wisdom and good fortune (Watterson 97).
This occult mystery involving Quetzalcoatl, the feathered god, and ancient Mayan ruins is mixed in with elements of the Natalee Holloway case and the rebirth of the Phoenix.
Sou eu a Estrela da Manhã, que no México era Quetzalcoatl (Lawrence, 1989, p.
32: Which city is menaced by Aztec god Quetzalcoatl in the 1982 film Q?
In one literal invocation, a woman confronts Quetzalcoatl in a black Aztec mirror, while in another, a medieval conjuror rules "thirtie legions of divels.