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Quiet Revolution

((in Canada)) a period during the 1960s in Quebec, marked by secularization, educational reforms, and rising support for separation from the rest of Canada French name Révolution tranquille
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  • In large manufactures as in small the hydraulic forge has wrought a quiet revolution.

    Inventors at Work George Iles
  • In this matter a quiet revolution has been for some time going on in London.

    Travels in South Kensington Moncure Daniel Conway
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in a graphical user interface, any of a set of options from which only one may be selected at a given time; the open circles in front of set of options, one of which may be selected


Only one radio button within the same group may be selected at a time.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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