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Erne (ûrn), river, 72 mi (116 km) long, rising in Lough Gowna, Co. Longford, N Republic of Ireland. It flows NW through SW Northern Ireland, then back through the Republic before entering the Atlantic Ocean at Donegal Bay. Grazing predominates in the Erne basin; Enniskillen is the chief town. In Northern Ireland the river expands to form two large lakes—Upper Lough Erne (10 mi/16.1 km long) and Lower Lough Erne (18 mi/29 km long). An international flood-control scheme (completed 1959) controls the water level in the lakes. Hydroelectricity is produced along the 150-ft (46-m) drop in the river's course between Belleek and Ballyshannon; the lakes are a natural reservoir.

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EARN

EARN Acronym for European Academic and Research Network. Originally established in the mid-1980s, EARN was initially a European copy of the IBM-sponsored Bitnet system and used the same software running only on IBM 370 architecture systems. As with Bitnet, the software was subsequently ported onto other hardware, especially onto Digital Equipment's VAX systems, and the functionality was expanded from the original message switching system that used large-scale systems as the message switches to one using separate front-end systems.

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earn / ərn/ • v. [tr.] (of a person) obtain (money) in return for labor or services: they earn $35 per hour ∎  (of an activity or action) cause (someone) to obtain (money): this latest win earned them $50,000 in prize money. ∎  (of capital invested) gain (money) as interest or profit. ∎  gain or incur deservedly in return for one's behavior or achievements: through the years she has earned affection and esteem.

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earn OE. earnian = MLG. arnen, OHG. arnēn, -ōn reap :- WGmc. *aznōjan, -ǣjan, rel. to OE. esne labourer, man, OHG. esni, Goth. asneis, and further to OHG. aran, Goth. asans harvest.

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earn

earn earn one's corn put in a lot of effort to show that one deserves one's wages.
earn one's keep work in return for food and accommodation.

See also a penny saved is a penny earned.

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erne

erne / ərn/ • n. poetic/lit. the sea eagle.

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earn

earnadjourn, astern, Berne, burn, churn, concern, discern, earn, fern, fohn, kern, learn, Lucerne, quern, Sauternes, spurn, stern, Sterne, tern, terne, Traherne, turn, urn, Verne, yearn •Bayern • Blackburn • heartburn •Hepburn • Raeburn • Swinburne •Gisborne, Lisburn •sideburn • sunburn • Bannockburn •lady-fern • Vättern • extern •cittern, gittern •Comintern • taciturn •nocturn, nocturne •U-turn • upturn

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EARN

EARN (ʔːn) Computing European Academic and Research Network

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