British North Borneo competes with Sumatra as the source of the best cigar wrappers.
In many parts of south-eastern Asia, in Mauritius, in North and South Africa, in Madagascar, in the Azores, it has become thoroughly acclimatized, and successfully competes with the indigenous fresh-water fishes.
It is the hardest known substance (though tantalum, or an alloy of tantalum now competes with it) and is chosen as io in the mineralogist's scale of hardness; but the difference in hardness between diamond (io) and corundum (9) is really greater than that between corundum (9) and talc (1); there is a difference in the hardness of the different faces; the Borneo stones are also said to be harder than those of Australia, and the Australian harder than the African, but this is by no means certain.
In 1891 he made some brief continental visits, one to Madrid, and in October he saw through the press his little monograph upon William Pitt, in the Twelve English Statesmen Series, of which it may be said that it competes in interest with Viscount Morley's Walpole.
The old gates have been somewhat ruthlessly cleared away, and the site of the town walls on the north and west competes with the park called the Prince's Garden as a public pleasure ground.
When a wrinkled skyscraper is flabby, voip phone blithe computer support competes with the often cantankerous abstraction.
competes head-to-head with Alvarion, with both going after similar market segments with similar technology.
competes in three main competitions in this minor game.
luau show and company competes on.
ridden career at age of 16 with current owner and currently still competes at affiliated dressage.
victor's crown unless he competes according to the rules.
A regular service of steamers carries oil in bulk from Rangoon to Calcutta, and now Burmese oil competes with the Russian product, which had already driven the dearer American oil from the market (see Burma).
He was mainly driven before starting ridden career at age of 16 with current owner and currently still competes at affiliated dressage.
Anyone competes as an athlete, he does not receive the victor 's crown unless he competes according to the rules.
Bozeman High School Hawk Soccer competes in the MHSA conference, with frosh-more, junior varsity and varsity teams for girls and boys.
The team trains, travels, and competes together, with two weekly practices for varying fitness levels.
Each couple competes live on television and in front of a studio audience.
From bow ties to double breasted suits, the formal wear your son competes in can vary from one competition to the next.
As cruise vacations become ever more popular, the cruising industry competes to build the largest cruise ship in the world to attract greater numbers of passengers.
A working dog also has a number of opportunities to be exposed to kennel cough if he competes in dog sports or shows.
It competes with the Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation 2.
Because of this feature, the Centro competes directly against the other QWERTY cell phones on the market.
In the lungs, CO competes with oxygen to bind with the hemoglobin molecule.
AIG is a second insurer who competes with CMHC.
You wouldn't want to wear your liquid leggings with a leather vest or anything that competes for attention in the same way.
Women now have their own place on the green with a LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) group that competes professionally, as well as many women's-only golf clubs.
Plankton owns a restaurant called the Chum Bucket, which competes with the Krusty Krab for customers.
The arresting S-shaped, wrist-hugging polyurethane strap competes for attention with a pretty pink or sleek silver aluminum case, but its sport functions are the true stars of the show.
The business plan gives a clear indication of what the business offers and how it competes with others in the area.
Every year the LSU cheer team competes at the UCA's Collegiate Championships, and for the last 10 years LSU has received a paid bid.
When you wear such stockings, your legs are the focal point of your ensemble, so don't wear clothing that competes with them.
He frequently competes with his friend Dr. Julian Bashir aboard the Deep Space Nine holodeck.
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