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51Closed SpaceThis is an alternate reality that is created whenever Haruhi is troubled in some way.  Shinjin appear with closed space and start to destroy things.  Closed Space also grows larger if left alone.  It's up to The Agency and its espers to stop the Shinjin and remove the Closed Space before it takes over the entire world.
52Cogito VirusA virus that infects AutoReivs and makes them self-aware.  The effects of this vary based on the AutoReiv.
53CoilTerm ImageStamps are sometimes sold in coils.  These stamps usually have two imperforate (straight) edges.  These straight edges are usually on the top and the bottom of the stamp.
54Coil PairA pair of coil stamps still together.  Many collectors like to collect pairs from a coil.
55CommemorativesStamps that are issued for a limited time and are in honor or celebration of specific people or events.
56Compac DriveA device that allows humans to control LFO's and various other machines.
57ConditionThe condition of a stamp is determined by a variety of factors.  It can be cancelled or uncancelled, has adhesive or not, been hinged or not, physical condition of the stamp, centering, etc.
58CoralianA physical manifestation of the Scub Coral.  There are four types:
  1. Command Cluster Coralian - A concentration of Scub Coral which can control other aspects of the Sub Coral.
  2. Kute-class Coralian - A huge sphere of energy in the sky.  They are rarely seen in nature but can be caused artificially.
  3. Antibody Coralian - Creatures that are created by the Scub Coral to remove harmful conditions, including people and their cities.
  4. Humaniform Coralian - Beings that are created by the Scub Coral in human form.  They are thought by researchers to be sent by the Scub Coral to gather information about humanity.
59Core RobotA robot created technology learned from the artifact found at the construction site of the new town hall.  A core unit is installed in the robot which is activated by the life sympathy of the pilot.
60Core Robot 2This mecha is similar to the Core Robot 1 and is red in color.  It is piloted by Mitsuki Sanada.
61Core Robot 3This mecha is piloted by D and is blue in color.
62CoverAn envelope with a postage stamp affixed.
63CoversThe binding of the book.
64CSXFrom www.csx.com/:

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation's leading transportation suppliers. The company’s rail and intermodal businesses provide rail-based transportation services including traditional rail service and the transport of intermodal containers and trailers.

Overall, the CSX Transportation network encompasses about 20,000 route miles of track in 23 states, the District of Columbia and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Our transportation network serves some of the largest population centers in the nation. Nearly two-thirds of Americans live within CSX’s service territory.

Our transportation network serves some of the largest population centers in the nation. Nearly two-thirds of Americans live within CSX’s service territory.

CSX serves major markets in the eastern United States and has access to over 70 ocean, river and lake port terminals along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, the Mississippi River, the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Seaway. The company also has access to Pacific ports through alliances with western railroads.

CSX moves a broad portfolio of products across the country in a way that minimizes the effect on the environment, takes traffic off an already congested highway system, and minimizes fuel consumption and transportation costs.
65CSX Auto RackFrom www.csx.com/:

Auto Rack

Bi-level and tri-level rail cars are designed to transport pick-up trucks, minivans and sports utility vehicles. Each rail car has a maximum load capacity of 10  to 15 vehicles.

Products like larger tractors, motor homes and military vehicles move on uni-level flat cars.

Inside length: 89', 4"
Inside width: 8', 7"

Bi-Levels:
A-Deck height: 7', 4"
B-Deck height: 7', 10"

Tri-Levels:
A-Deck height: 5', 3"
B-Deck height: 5', 3"
C-Deck height: 5', 5"
66CSX BoxcarFrom www.csx.com/:

50' Standard Boxcar

The CSX 50’ standard boxcar fleet can carry from 70 to 100 tons. Our cars are equipped with either cushioned or rigid underframes, single or double sliding or plug type doors. Interior arrangements include nailable steel or wood flooring, rails, bulkheaded and other securement methods.

Boxcars carry a wide range of products, including rolled paper, pulp, newsprint, metals, building materials, appliances, food products, or any bagged and palletized material.

60' Standard Boxcar

Similar to the 50' standard boxcar but 10’ longer in interior length. All cars are equipped with cushioned underframes and doors come in several configurations.

The additional length makes it especially useful for paper service or lighter products that tend to "cube out before weighing out."

50' Hi-roof Boxcar

The 50’ hi-roof boxcar fleet is similar to a 50’ standard car with an additional 2 feet of interior height. This is known as a "Plate F" boxcar. All CSX 50’ hi-roof boxcars have a load capacity of 100 tons and are equipped with cushion underframes and plug doors.

These cars are used primarily in rolled paper service as the extra height is needed to accommodate the larger rolls that are now commonplace. They can also be used for similar commodities handled in other 50’ or 60’ boxcars.

60' Hi-roof Boxcar

The 60’ hi-roof boxcar (Plate F) is similar to 60’ standard cars with an additional 2 feet of interior height. All offer cushioned underframes with capacity up to 100 tons. Car doors come in several configurations.

60' hi-roof cars are the primary choice for appliances, along with rolled paper and auto parts. The additional space makes it especially useful for lighter products that tend to "cube out before weighing out." They can be used for all the commodities handled in other 50’ or 60’ boxcars.

86' Auto Boxcar

These are exceptionally large boxcars, 86’ long, 10,000 cubic feet, with a hi-roof (Plate G) built specifically for shipping automobile parts and appliances. All offer cushioned underframes with double plug or sliding doors.

While designed for specific markets, when availability permits, these cars can be used for lightweight but bulky shipments such as tissue paper or insulation.
67CSX FlatcarFrom www.csx.com/:

General Purpose Flatcar

Flatcars provide an open platform offering flexibility that no other freight car can provide. They range from general purpose to very specialized designs to move extremely large and heavy shipments (multiple-axle, platforms, tie-downs). These cars come in several lengths and configurations and are used to transport a variety of products, from transformers to tractors.

Bulkhead Flatcar

Bulkhead flatcars are similar to standard flatcars, with the addition of a heavily-braced wall at both ends of the car. This enhancement offers additional lading protection and securement.

A variation of the bulkhead flat is the V-deck pulpwood car, designed to transport logs cut to 5' lengths for delivery to paper mills. These cars come in several lengths and are used to transport structural steel, pipe, steel plate, logs and building materials.

Centerbeam Flatcar

The centerbeam flatcar contains a center spine that makes it ideal for carrying lumber, panel and other building products.

Centerbeam flatcars carry lumber, wallboard, other dimensional and building products.

The standard 73' centerbeam flatcar has a carrying capacity of 195,000 lbs. or greater. 61' centerbeams also are available.
68CSX GondolaFrom www.csx.com/:

Plain Gondola

Plain gondolas are open, flat-bottom cars used for a wide range of commodities that are impervious to weather conditions. Cars vary in length up to 65', with the sides ranging from 4’ to 8’ in height.         

Metal, coal, coke, aggregates, sand, ores, gravel, slag, scrap, poles, railroad ties, etc.

The equipment is differentiated by side height and cubic capacity.

Coil Gondola

There are both covered and open coil gondola cars equipped with adjustable, expandable cross members (Callahan bars) that lock coils securely in position. Wood- or metal-lined troughs add to cargo protection.

The covered coil gondola is used exclusively to handle coiled sheet steel.

Open coil cars carry coiled product that does not require protection from the elements.

Cross members (Callahan bars) 6 per car are 19" wide and 79 1/2" long. The 100-ton coil car can accommodate a variety of coil sizes in the same load, from 30" to 84".
69CSX HopperFrom www.csx.com/:

Covered Hopper

Covered hoppers have a roof equipped with hatches for loading material into 2, 3 or 4 compartments. The bottom section of each compartment has a gate for unloading. A wide range of car options are available depending on the commodity, including special interior linings or hatch and gate configurations.

Cars are generally divided into 2 groups, based on cubic foot capacity: small (less than 3,500 cuf) and jumbo (more than 3,500 cuf). Weight capacity is 70 to 110 tons.

These cars are designed for bulk commodities that require protection against the elements and/or contamination. Product type, density and loading/unloading requirements will determine which car is best suited for your needs.

Open-top Hopper

Open-top hoppers are used for handling bulk commodities that are impervious to weather conditions. The bottom section consists of divided hoppers (3 or 4 compartments) with gates or doors. Some open-tops are equipped with rotary couplers, which allow the car to be turned over for rapid unloading. Various cubic footage and weight capacities up to 110 tons are available.

These cars carry products like coal, coke, aggregates, sand, ores, gravel, slag and scrap. Product type, density and loading/unloading requirements will determine which car is best suited for your needs.
70CSX Tank CarFrom www.csx.com/:

Tank Car

Tank cars are very specialized equipment for the shipment of bulk liquids.  Cars are supplied with various linings, loading and unloading fittings, safety appliances, and other characteristics as dictated by regulations.

The primary types of tank cars include:

General service
Heat coil and insulated cars
High pressure tank cars
Acid and liquid sulfur cars
TankTrain cars
Tank cars, which vary in size and shape, carry all types of liquids, from corn syrup to chemicals.

CSX does not own or provide tank cars.
71Curved PlateA cylindrical plate used in rotary style printing presses.  Due to the method of printing, images are slightly distorted.
72CylonA race of machine beings created by humans that eventually became self-aware.  They turned on their creators with the intent to wipe them out.
73Dead ApostleA vampire that is created from a human by drinking it's blood.
74Deckle edgesUncut or untrimmed edges to the pages in the book.
75DefinitivesThese are usually smaller sized stamps that are printed in large quantities.  They are often a single color and are made available for an indefinite period of time.
76DempadanA dempadan is a one man vehicle.  Fujikuro uses a dempadan.
77DenominationThe monetary value that a stamp will pay for in delivering a package or letter.  Its face value.
78Desperation DiseaseA condition caused by the combination of Scub Coral, Trapar and Compac Drives.  Those suffering from it fixate on a Compac Drive and remain is a near catatonic state.
79D-KnightThis is a human controller that is paired with a Dragoon in order to unlock its full potential.  The bonding on works well when there is complete trust between the D-Knight and the Dragoon.
80Dog-EaredPages in a book that have been folded over in the corners.  Usually done for marking a place when reading a book.  This is not suggested!
81DoujinshiDoujinshi, or doujin for short, are self published comics. There are two basic categories: fan-comics and self-published works.  Fan-comics are non-professional stories from fans based on others' work.  Self-published works are published by the creator of the comic or the ideas behind them and not through a publishing company.
82Dragon KnightsA group formed to protect La'cryma from Shangri'la and to find the Dragon Torque.
83Dragon TorqueA being of some power that can effect the dimensions.
84DragoonThese are battle fortresses that were used in an ancient war.  They have had psychic human bonded to them in order to make them function to a degree that would work in battle.  They can manifest in human form but cannot become fully active without a human controller called a D-Knight.
85Dust JacketThe "paper" that is used to wrap a book (usually a hard cover book) to protect the binding.
86EarthThe Thirteenth Colony
87EcchiEcchi is taken from the Japanese pronunciation of the letter "H".  This is the first letter in the word hentai.  Ecchi is "perverted" in Japanese but is not as strong as the word hentai describes.  Anime that is not pornographic but yet contains sexual humor is sometimes referred to as Ecchi.
88ErrataMistakes that were not caught in editing.
89Face ValueThe amount of money that a stamp costs where purchased new.  The demonination.
90FacingVertical bars read by automated equipment that can identify, orient and separates different classes of mail.
91Fan ServiceFan service is the term given to scenes that have no relevance to story plot or character development.  These scenes are included for fans of the anime title only.
92FaneliaA small kingdom in Gaea of which Van is the king.  It was wiped out by Zaibach.
93FanficThis is a term used for "fan fiction".  This is written material by fans based on pre-existing anime.
94FansubThis is a term used to described anime that has been subtitled by a fan.  This was very popular when anime was not a prevelant as today and this was the only way that anime fans could get trnslations of it.
95FIPEXFifth International Philatelic Exhibition.  The Fifth International Philatelic Exhibition was in New York City on April 28 through May 5, 1956.
96Fire-BeeA Fire-bee is an attack helicopter.  They are one-man helicopters that are little more than suits that allow the user patrol by air.  Fire-bees are equipped with a cannon and, since they are so small, are highly maneuverable.
97First Day CoverA cover (envelope) with a stamp affixed that is cancelled on the first day it was issued.  Many of these have special cancellations related to the stamp.
98First EditionThe first edition of a book.  This is not synonymous with "First Printing".
99Flat PlateA metal plate used in printing presses.
100FoleyA non-speaking sound effect including grunting, screaming, coughing, laughing, etc.







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