Grus can refer to Grus (genus), a genus of birds in the crane family. Grus (constellation), the constellation "Crane" Grus (geology) or grit (geology), a clastic sediment composed of hard, often abrasive granules of a size range between sand and pebbles, typically from exfoliation of bedrock Grus, the historical sword of Boleslaw Krzywousty (Boleslaus the Wrymouthed), medieval prince of Poland.
A flash is a device used in photography producing a flash of artificial light (typically 1/1000 to 1/200 of a second) at a color temperature of about 5500 K to help illuminate a scene. A major purpose of a flash is to illuminate a dark scene. Other uses are capturing quickly moving objects or changing the quality of light. Flash refers either to the flash of light itself or to the electronic flash unit discharging the light.
Alla Borisovna Pugacheva, or Pugachova (born April 15, 1949) is a Soviet and Russian musical performer. Her career started in 1965 and continues to this day. For her clear mezzosoprano and a full display of sincere feelings, she enjoys an iconic status across the former Soviet Union as the most successful Soviet performer in terms of record sales and popularity. In 1991, she became nominated a People's Artist of the USSR.
Count Wirich Philipp von Daun (October 19, 1669 – July 30, 1741) was an Austrian Field Marshal in the War of Spanish Succession, and father of the better known Leopold Josef Graf Daun. He was born in Vienna to Wilhelm Graf Daun, also a Field Marshal. Wirich served in the War of Spanish Succession under Eugene of Savoy, and gained his glory in the successful defence of Turin in 1706. He also laid siege to and conquered Gaeta on September 30, 1707.
William Henry Conley (11 June 1840 – 25 July 1897), was a Pittsburgh philanthropist and businessman. He was married to Sarah Shaffer (1841-1908). Together, they provided organizational and financial support to religious institutions in the United States. Conley was co-owner of the Riter Conley Company, which provided steel and manufactured goods during the Second Industrial Revolution.