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  • Moreover, Professor Lloyd Morgan found that young birds that had tasted and rejected workers of the hive bee as unpalatable subsequently refused to taste not only drones, which have no sting, but also drone-flies.

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  • Players take turns placing drones in each of the 42 zones.

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  • Drones (or male bees) are more or less numerous in hives according to the skill of the bee-keeper in limiting their production.

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  • As the drones increase in number queen-cells are formed, unless steps be taken to turn aside the swarming impulse by affording additional room beforehand in the hive.

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  • 6, C) of laying eggs - necessarily unfertilized - which always give rise to males ("drones"), and, since the researches of J.

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  • As drones are destroyed in the game, they are taken to the scrap heap.

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  • Drones, bumblebees, wasps, and butterflies knock awkwardly against the walls of the hive in their flight.

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  • The military The return rule of the marquis de Sgur eliminated the plebeians of feud.2!from the army; while the great lords, drones in the Isin tothe hive, worked with a kind of fever at the enforcement offensive.

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  • A prosperous bee-colony managed on modern lines will in the height of summer consist of three kinds of bees: a queen or mother-bee, a certain number of drones, and from 80,000 to ioo,000 workers.

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  • Whatever question arose, a swarm of these drones, without having finished their buzzing on a previous theme, flew over to the new one and by their hum drowned and obscured the voices of those who were disputing honestly.

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  • With regard to sex, the sex queen is a fully-developed female, the drones are males and the workers may be termed neuters or partially developed females.

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  • Riders were members of the shuttle crew, and the queue line featured two talking robots, numerous lighting effects, and a repair bay station with a shuttle being serviced by automated drones.

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  • The modern bee-keeper, therefore, allows just so much drone comb in the hive as will produce a sufficient number of drones to ensure queen-mating, while affording to the bees the satisfaction of dwelling in a home equipped according to natural conditions, and containing all the elements necessary to bee-life.

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  • Fecundation would under such conditions be impossible, and without this the eggs of a resultant queen will produce nothing but drones.

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  • So long as honey is being gathered in plenty drones are tolerated, but no sooner does the honey harvest show signs of being over than they are mercilessly killed and cast out of the hive by the workers, after a brief idle life of about four months' duration.

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  • It shows a portion of honeycomb (natural size) not precisely as it appears when the frame containing it is lifted out of the hive, but as would be seen on two or more combs in the same hive, namely, the various cells built for - and occupied by - queens, drones and workers; also the larvae or grubs in the various stages of transformation FIG.

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  • Again, we have atonality and microtonality, drones and clusters, and also the setting of a liturgical text.

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  • bellows blown, with three drones in a common stock.

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  • drone brood is raised on worker cells resulting in stunted and malformed drones.

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  • chanter with two drones, one on each side.

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  • The most complicated sets seen today have 5 drones with a switch for easy key changing, and up to 21 keyed chanters.

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  • What, too, would the fellows at the Drones say if I were to saunter in with golden curls all over me?

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  • Iraqi gunners have shot down unmanned Predator spy drones.

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  • Get the help of someone who has won a number of premium prizes to pick a good set of steady drones.

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  • The keyboard drones and warp out effects are a bit too minimal to start with but build later on and really strengthen the material.

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  • funereal chant drowned in drones of strings.

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  • hives drones are kept out.

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  • Martin Edwards, it drones, would like to see " United emerge as the rightful kings of Europe " .

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  • Fathers are now obsolete, nothing more than mobile sperm donors creating new drones for the States new consumer class.

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  • predator spy drones.

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  • reconnaissance drones.

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  • sperm donors creating new drones for the States new consumer class.

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  • unmanned Predator spy drones.

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  • The cells in which workers are reared are smaller than those appropriate for the rearing of drones, while the "royal cells," in which the young queens are developed, are large in size and of an irregular oval in form (fig.

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  • It is admitted by those best able to judge that the proportion of about a hundred drones in each hive is conducive to the prosperity of the colony, but beyond that number they are worse than useless, being nonproducers and heavy consumers.

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  • " Early drones, early swarms " was the ancient bee-man's favourite adage, and the skilled apiarist of to-day Longevity bees.

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  • In Petersburg at that time a complicated struggle was being carried on with greater heat than ever in the highest circles, between the parties of Rumyantsev, the French, Marya Fedorovna, the Tsarevich, and others, drowned as usual by the buzzing of the court drones.

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  • He disliked having anything to do with the domestic serfs--the "drones" as he called them--and everyone said he spoiled them by his laxity.

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  • It would be the second time in a month that Iraqi defenses had brought down one of the American reconnaissance drones.

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  • Kuma War - Playing from a first-person perspective, employ predator drones to identify and attack enemies.

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  • During the summer season, however (from May to July), when drones are abundant, the loss of a queen is of comparatively little moment, as the workers can transform eggs (or young larvae not more than three days old), which would in the ordinary course produce worker bees, into fully-developed queens, capable of fulfilling all the maternal duties of a mother-bee.

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  • When all the zones have a drone, then players can add additional drones until each of the 30 drones they have been given are used up.

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