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patches Sentence Examples

  • Red patches appeared on Princess Mary's face and she was silent as if she felt guilty.

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  • Of particular interest is the presence of patches or ledges of an old stalagmitic floor, three to four feet above the present floor.

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  • While the air remained chilly, especially in the shaded patches, it was so clear and unseasonably warm Dean hardly noticed.

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  • While the air remained chilly, especially in the shaded patches, it was so clear and unseasonably warm Dean hardly noticed.

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  • The patches of grass were splinters of wood, and where neither grass nor sawdust showed was a solid wooden flooring.

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  • There are patches of dense reeds, reaching to ft.

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  • At the sight of the letter red patches showed themselves on the princess' face.

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  • Deciding to use the sun to orient herself, she detoured around several dense patches of blackberry bushes.

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  • She leaned against a wall, overlooking a stretch of rocky terrain punctuated with patches of yellow-green grass.

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  • Lights from lasers and muzzle fire spotted the forest below them before they reached an urban area, mostly dark with several patches of electricity.

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  • As the couple climbed to higher elevations, more caution was necessary as icy patches became more frequent.

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  • As the couple climbed to higher elevations, more caution was necessary as icy patches became more frequent.

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  • The top slid open to reveal a tire patch kit containing two small patches and a tube of sealing adhesive.

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  • The vegetation is almost tropically luxuriant - palms, wild pineapples, and ferns growing profusely, and the valleys being filled with wild beans and patches of taro.

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  • Leeches are usually olive green to brown in colour, darker patches and spots being scattered over a paler ground.

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  • This expedition put an end to the hope, so long entertained, that it was possible to obtain a direct and practicable route for stock between Kimberley and Coolgardie gold-fields; and it also proved that, with the possible exception of small isolated patches, the desert traversed contained no auriferous country.

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  • in diameter, which lift the water to a trough at the top of the dam, whence it is distributed among the gardens and melon patches, rice, cotton, tobacco, liquorice and durra fields, between the immediate bed of the river and the rocky banks which shut it out from the desert.

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  • But it doesn't make sense either; nobody patches tires any­more.

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  • But it doesn't make sense either; nobody patches tires any­more.

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  • Vine leaf attacked by mildew, Uncinula necator (Erysiphe Tuckeri), which forms white patches on the upper face, reduced.

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  • Portion of twig with discoloured patches, caused by the fungus.

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  • Vine leaf attacked by mildew, Uncinula necator (Erysiphe Tuckeri), which forms white patches on the upper face, reduced.

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  • Portion of twig with discoloured patches, caused by the fungus.

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  • In time the trees began to thin and patches of old snow appeared in ever increasing numbers, tucked in dark crevices, left over from winter storms of months long past.

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  • She walked slowly, taking in everything from the patches of blue sky visible through the trees to the spring flowers sprinkling the forest floor.

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  • Princess Mary really was disconcerted and red patches came on her face when they went in.

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  • In these troughs the depth is seldom much less than 3000 fathoms, and this is exceeded in a series of patches to which Murray has given the name of "Deeps."

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  • across, and except for the palm gardens and a few patches of corn, it is a dead flat of II.

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  • The cotton is almost entirely grown by natives in small patches round their villages, and generally it has sold for about the same price as middling American, though some of it realized as much as 25 to 30 " points on."

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  • These patches, called " woodbushes," contain many hardwood trees of great size, their flora and fauna being altogether different from that immediately outside the wood.

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  • West, north and north-east of this the province is flat and consists of sea-clay or sand and clay mixed, except where patches of low and high fen occur on the Frisian borders.

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  • Spotted Leaves, &c.Discoloured spots or patches on leaves and other herbaceous parts are common symptoms of disease, and often furnish clues to identification of causes, though it must be remembered that no sharp line divides this class of symptoms from the preceding.

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  • Although there are patches of marsh - generally the swampy bottoms of valleys - the whole surface of Liberia inclines to be hilly or even mountainous at a short distance inland from the coast.

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  • In other insects the imaginal disks are less completely disconnected from the superficies of the larval hypodermis, and may indeed be merely patches thereof.

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  • Patches of land, chiefly around the coast, have been laid under rice, sweet potatoes and yams, but the island is hardly able to raise a home-supply of vegetables.

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  • Spotted Leaves, &c.Discoloured spots or patches on leaves and other herbaceous parts are common symptoms of disease, and often furnish clues to identification of causes, though it must be remembered that no sharp line divides this class of symptoms from the preceding.

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  • The disease is characterized by the appearance of a mycelium forming white or greyish-white patches on the young leaves; this spreads quickly and attacks the older leaves and branches, and ultimately reaches the grapes.

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  • The well-water was supposed to have percolated underground, through the Blythesdale Braystone, which outcrops in patches on the eastern edge of the Rolling Downs formation.

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  • In Europe a number of " long-snouted " beetles, such as the raspberry weevils (Otiorhynchus picipes), the apple blossom weevil (Anthonomus pomorum), attack fruit; others, as the " corn weevils " (Calandra oryzae and C. granaria), attack stored rice and corn; while others produce swollen patches on roots (Ceutorhynchus sulcicollis), &c. All these Curculionidae are very timid creatures, falling to the ground at the least shock.

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  • The soil is mostly sand, clay (brick-clay and potter's-clay are not uncommon), and peat-bogs,with a few patches of "black earth."

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  • Slight ridges along the streams and bayous which traverse it, and occasional patches of slightly elevated prairie, relieve in a measure the monotonous expanse.

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  • Patches of perpetual snow occur in East Siberia only on the mountains of the far north.

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  • The crocus succeeds in any fairly good garden soil, and is usually planted near the edges of beds or borders in the flower garden, or in broadish patches at intervals along the mixed borders.

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  • The forest patches are confined to the deep kloofs of the mountains, to the valleys of the larger rivers and to the seaslopes of the Drakensberg and other ranges, where they flourish in.

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  • Within the confines of Greater London the chalk which forms the basement of this area appears at the surface in isolated patches about Greenwich, while its main line approaches within 10 m.

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  • In the north and west the clay is interspersed with patches of plateau gravel in the direction of Finchley (where boulder clay also appears), Enfield and Barnet; and of Bagshot sands on Hampstead Heath and Harrow Hill.

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  • In Europe a number of " long-snouted " beetles, such as the raspberry weevils (Otiorhynchus picipes), the apple blossom weevil (Anthonomus pomorum), attack fruit; others, as the " corn weevils " (Calandra oryzae and C. granaria), attack stored rice and corn; while others produce swollen patches on roots (Ceutorhynchus sulcicollis), &c. All these Curculionidae are very timid creatures, falling to the ground at the least shock.

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  • The cortical tissues gradually shrink and dry up, turning brown and black in patches or all over, and when at length the cambium and medullary ray tissues dry up the whole twig dies off.

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  • The cortical tissues gradually shrink and dry up, turning brown and black in patches or all over, and when at length the cambium and medullary ray tissues dry up the whole twig dies off.

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  • Monro arrived and recommended evacuation of the peninsula, the Ottoman host gathered about the Dardanelles was already decidedly stronger in point of numbers than was the army which was clinging to patches of littoral without a sheltered base.

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  • It is a vitreous greenish blue, as I remember it, like those patches of the winter sky seen through cloud vistas in the west before sundown.

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  • There are very few patches of real forest outside the Khmir country, though it is probable that in the time of the Romans the land was a good deal more covered with trees than at the present day.

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  • Howie too, dressed for the occasion, even donning a tweed jacket complete with elbow patches.

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  • The ocean air was fragrant and heavy, and moonlight pierced the forest canopy in patches.

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  • In some birds, such as the herons, certain down-feathers or plumulae break off into a fine dust as fast as they are formed and form tracts defined in size and situation and known as "powder-down patches."

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  • Most curious of all is the courtship of the males of some species of Salticidae, or jumping spiders, which are decorated with plumes or coloured stripes or iridescent patches.

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  • Small red-brown spots appear on the bolls, gradually enlarge, and develop into irregular black and grey patches.

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  • The fruit is a capsule containing three seeds rather larger than cobnuts, having a brown smooth surface figured with black patches.

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  • " Mosaic disease " is the name given to a condition in which the leaves are more or less sharply differentiated into light and dark green patches.

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  • Within the area thus defined tsetse-flies are not found continuously, however, but occur only in small tracts called" belts " or " patches," which, since cover and shade are necessities of life to these insects, are always situated in forest, bush or banana plantations, or among other shady vegetation.

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  • The plate thus obtained shows accidental clouding, or massing of dark tones, and these patches are taken as the basis of a pictorial design to which final character is given by inlaying with gold and silver, and by kata-kiri sculpture.

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  • So thoroughly had he now mastered the management of glazes that he could combine yellow, green, white and claret color in regular patches to imitate tortoise-shell.

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  • Forest and pasture land do not properly exist: the place of the first is for the most part taken by a low brushwood; grass is not plentiful, and the higher ridges maintain alpine plants only so long as patches of snow continue to lie.

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  • Miserably poor, they subsist for the most part by selling firewood or other products of their jungle; but a few of them have patches of cultivated land, and many earn wages as day labourers to the Hindus.

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  • To-day such a thing can hardly be done within the United States, for nowhere does the primitive wilderness exist save here and there in shreds and patches.

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  • Aboriginal races generally follow the migratory system of tillage, clearing the jungle on selected patches, and after taking crops for two or three years abandoning them for new ground.

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  • If, however, the insect were content with this method of reproduction the disease could be isolated by surrounding the infected patches with a deep ditch full of some such substance as coal-tar, which would prevent the insects spreading on to the roots of healthy vines.

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  • These shells do not retain their individuality at depths greater than 1400 or 1500 fathoms, and in fact pteropod ooze is only found in small patches on the ridges near the Azores, Antilles, Canaries, Sokotra, Nicobar, Fiji and the Paumotu islands, and on the central rise of the South Atlantic between Ascension and Tristan d'Acunha.

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  • It does not occur in the Atlantic Ocean at all, and in the Indian Ocean it is only known round Cocos and Christmas Islands; but it is abundant in the Pacific, where it covers a large area between 5° and 15° N., westward from the coast of Central America to 165° W., and it is also found in patches north of the Samoa Islands, in the Marianne Trench and west of the Galapagos Islands.

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  • Brown or even blood-red stripes have been observed in the North Atlantic when swarms of the copepod Calanus finmarchicus were present; the brown alga Trichodesmium erythraeum, as its name suggests, can change the blue of the tropical seas to red; swarms of diatoms may produce olive-green patches in the ocean, while some other forms of minute life have at times been observed to give the colour of milk to large stretches of the ocean surface.

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  • FAIRY RING, the popular name for the circular patches of a dark green colour that are to be seen occasionally on permanent grass-land, either lawn or meadow, on which the fairies were supposed to hold their midnight revels.

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  • In the canyons of the Edwards Plateau grow the pecan, live oak, sycamore, elm, walnut and cypress; on the hilly dissected borders of the same plateau are cedars, dwarf and scrubby oak, and higher up are occasional patches of stunted oak, called "shinneries."

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  • Outside of these general areas, forest products are of relatively little value, the exceptions being the dense growths, in certain restricted areas, of live-oak, which is in demand for ship timbers; and scattering patches of hickory, which is requisite for certain manufactures.

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  • in the north-east) of black earth, with only a few patches of saline clay on the shores of the Sivash or Putrid Sea, and sand along the lower Dnieper.

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  • Thorny acacias, euphorbias and aloes are still, however, found in patches on the plains.

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  • Mixed with the bunch grass are occasional patches of sage brush.

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  • Most of the bluffs along the principal river valleys, especially those in the south-east, are entirely bare of vegetation, but on the bottom lands along the rivers and streams considerable patches of cottonwood and willows are common.

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  • The crystallines are confined to the portion of the belt east of the Great Valley where Paleozoic rocks are always highly metamorphosed and occur for the most part in limited patches, excepting in New England and Canada, where they assume greater areal importance, and are besides very generally intruded by granites.

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  • Coccus pinicorticis causes the growth of patches of white flocculent and downy matter on the smooth bark of young trees of the white pine in America.

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  • The high price received by the hill growers of the Burley induced farmers in the Blue Grass to plant Burley tobacco there, where the crop proved a great success, more than twice as much (sometimes 2000 lb) being grown to the acre in the Blue Grass as in the hills and twice as large patches being easily managed.

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  • Bands of masked men rode about the country both in the Black Patch and in the Burley, burning tobacco houses of the independent planters, scraping their newly-planted tobacco patches, demanding that planters join their organization or leave the country, and whipping or shooting the recalcitrants.

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  • of Cretaceous and later date, the pre-Cretaceous rocks occurring only in comparatively small and isolated patches.

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  • The Triassic and Jurassic systems are met with only in scattered patches.

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  • Maize or Indian corn was cultivated on patches of ground where, as in the Hindu jam, the trees and bushes were burnt and the seed planted in the soil manured by the ashes.

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  • The notion that the ruined cities now buried in the Central-American forests were of great antiquity and the work of extinct nations has no solid evidence; some of them may have been already abandoned before the conquest, but others were inhabited by the ancestors of the Indians who now build their mean huts and till their patches of maize round the relics of the grander life of their ancestors.

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  • The climatic effects of relief are seen directly in the ascent of the higher mountain ranges to altitudes where low temperatures prevail, thus preserving snow patches through the summer on the high summits (over 12,000 ft.) in the south, and maintaining snowfields and moderate-sized glaciers on the ranges in the north.

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  • The microscope shows that the neighbouring filaments are held together by patches of cilia, called " ciliated junctions," which interlock with one another just as two brushes may be made to do.

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  • Many of the crystals are parti-coloured, the blue being distributed in patches in a colourless or yellow stone; but by skilful cutting, the deep-coloured portion may be caused to impart colour to the entire gem.

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  • The hair covering the body is long, coarse, and of a peculiarly brittle and pith-like character, breaking easily; it is generally of a greyish-brown colour, sometimes inclined to yellowish-red, and often variegated with lighter patches.

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  • Thereafter, except for deltaic patches at Marsa Susa and Derna, the shore is all precipitous.

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  • On the small high island of Florida there is much undulating grass-land interspersed with fine clumps of trees; patches of cultivated land surround its numerous villages, and plantations on the hill-sides testify to the richness of its soil.

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  • But in the " Great Division " which took place in 1848 and forms the foundation of present land titles, about 984,000 acres, nearly onefourth of the inhabited area, were set apart for the crown, about r, 495, 000 acres for the government, and about 1,619,000 acres for the several chiefs; and the common people received fee-simple titles 4 for their house lots and the pieces of land which they cultivated for themselves, about 28,600 acres, almost entirely in isolated patches of irregular shape hemmed in by the holdings of the crown, the government or the great chiefs.

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  • The surrounding country is bare and stony, with carefully cultivated patches of rich red soil among the crevices of the rock.

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  • Allen, that partial albinism is a condition in which pigment is reduced around definite body centres, so that unpigmented areas occur between the pigment patches or at their borders.

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  • Various degrees in the reduction of the pigment patches up to that of complete elimination may be traced.

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  • Occasionally the piebald patches tend to be symmetrically arranged, and sometimes the eyeballs are pigmentless (pink) and sometimes pigmented (black).

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  • The hair and the eyes may be regarded as skin patches, in which sometimes the one and sometimes the other is pigmentless.

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  • More remarkable is the case of certain cattle, whose skin is piebald, marked by a general ground colour over which are scattered patches of unpigmented coat.

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  • And with certain cutaneous diseases accompanied by constitutional disturbances which afflict cattle, the affection in the skin appears on the patches bearing white hairs, the other parts remaining apparently healthy.

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  • The chicks also are black, with occasionally white patches on the head.

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  • When the alga is predominant it forms felted patches on the bark of trees, the Laudatea form.

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  • lost its independence as a band and occurs only in patches within the Mesozoic zone.

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  • In the front row patches of the white arabis, the yellow alyssum, white, yellow, blue, or purple violas, and the purple aubrietia, recurring at intervals of 5 or 6 yards on a border of considerable length, carry the eye forwards and give a balanced kind of finish to the whole.

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  • Plum-leaf blister is caused by Polystigma rubrum, a pyrenomycetous fungus which forms thick fleshy reddish patches on the leaves.

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  • Sea-aster flourishes in the Wadden of Friesland and Groningen, the Dollart and the Zeeland estuaries, giving place nearer the shore to sandspurry (Spergularia), or sea-poa or floating meadow grass (Glyceria maritima), which grows up to the dikes, and affords pasture for cattle and sheep. Along the coast of Overysel and in the Biesbosch lake club-rush, or scirpus, is planted in considerable quantities for the hat-making industry, and common sea-wrack (Zostera marina) is found in large patches in the northern half of the Zuider Zee, where it is gathered for trade purposes during the months of June, July and August.

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  • Here the black bat-like patches are the masses of pearlite plus proeutectoid cementite resulting from the splitting up of the primary austenite.

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  • typical graphitic cast iron results; or, as usually happens, certain molecules may follow one diagram while the rest follow the other diagram, so that cast iron which has both cementite and graphite results, as in most commercial grey cast iron, and typically in " mottled cast iron," in which there are distinct patches of grey and others of white cast iron.

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  • In the Kimberley district five of these round patches of blue ground were found within an area little more than 3 m.

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  • In the west and south-west of the country especially, opportunities of migration and of expansion had been gradually reduced, and to provide for their increasing numbers they were compelled to divide their holdings again and again until these patches of land became too small for the support of a household.

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  • During some displays, auroral light appears in irregular areas or patches, which sometimes bear a very close resemblance to illuminated detached clouds.

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  • Arcs, bands and, generally speaking, the more regular and persistent forms, show their greatest frequencies earlier in the night than rays or patches.

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  • was the hour of most frequent occurrence for arcs and bands, whereas patches had their maximum frequency at I I P.M.

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  • But clearly, whilst the arcs and bands, and to a lesser extent the patches, showed a marked preference for the magnetic meridian, the rays showed no such preference.

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  • In the case of isolated patches the intensity often waxes and wanes as if a search-light were being thrown on and turned off.

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  • In both areas they are accompanied by Jurassic, and occasionally by Cretaceous, beds; but of the latter there are only a few small patches.

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  • Small patches occur also at Pachino and in the hills north of Sciacca.

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  • early days no doubt the soil was cultivated in patches, but gradually a great system of canals was organized under the control of the central government, both for irrigation and for transport.

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  • The soil consists almost entirely of sand and gravel, and is covered with bleak moorland, patches of wood, and fen.

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  • Huge patches of sulphur, some still smouldering, are everywhere visible, intermingled with the white streaks of snow and ice that fill the crevices and cover the ledges of the black rocks.

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  • Patches of stunted jungle here and there diversify their rugged and barren aspect; but they abound in minerals, especially copper and iron ores.

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  • Besides the white on the chin, there are often other irregular white patches on the under parts of the body.

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  • In Polysiphonia they cover the joints of the so-called leaves; in Chondria they arise on flattened disks; in the more massive forms they arise in patches on the ordinary surface; in a few cases (Gracilaria, Corallina, Galaxaura) they line the walls of conceptacle-like depressions.

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  • There can be no doubt that the valleys in which these patches of red rocks lie already existed in Permian time.

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  • Rocks belonging to the Cretaceous system at one time covered considerable areas on both sides of the Highlands, but they have been entirely stripped off the eastern side, while on the western they have been reduced to a few fragmentary patches, which have survived because of the overlying sheets of basalt that have protected them.

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  • Near the hills and along the streams are strips and patches of jungle; the villages are usually surrounded with picturesque groves of tamarind, mango and other shadegiving trees.

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  • The last of these minerals occurs in small irregular patches between the idiomorphic felspars which Dr J.

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  • About 150o acres are under rice cultivation, and there are scattered patches of coco-nut and sago palms and a few vegetable gardens, the latter owned for the most part by Chinese.

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  • Lava flows of basic character, belonging to the Tertiary period, cover extensive areas in Jaulan and Hauran; and smaller patches occur in the land of Moab and also west of the Jordan, especially near the Sea of Gennesareth.

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  • Nevertheless the Milky Way contains a fair proportion of lucid stars, for these are considerably more numerous in the bright patches of the Milky Way than in the rifts and dark spaces.

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  • The villages lie thickly scattered, consisting of low thatched cottages, and surrounded by patches of garden land, or groves of banyan, pipal and pakar trees.

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  • Patches of Cambrian rocks are found in the Pyrenees.

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  • There is general engorgement and oedema of the lungs, with pneumonic patches varying in size and irregularly distributed.

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  • The nest is generally in long heather, and contains two eggs of a dark olive-colour, suffused with still darker brown patches.

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  • At no very remote date it was the practice in Scotland for every small farmer and cotter not only to grow " lint " or flax in small patches, but to have it retted, scutched, cleaned, spun, woven, bleached and finished entirely within the limits of his own premises, and all by members or dependents of the family.

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  • The Cambrian and Ordovician strata occur in isolated patches in Vesterbotten, Jemtland (around Storsjo), Skaraborg, Elfsborg, Orebro, Ostergotland and Kristianstad.

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  • The Cretaceous formation occurs in the provinces of Malmohus and Kristianstad and a few small patches are found in the province of Blekinge.

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  • The region of sand and gravel is covered with bare heaths and patches of woods, and the occupations of the scanty population are chiefly those of buckwheat cultivation and peat-digging, as in Drente.

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  • At the end of a fortnight the white spat has become darkcoloured from the appearance of coloured patches in the developing embryos.

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  • He was born in 1379 or 1380 in the town of Kempen, lying about 15 miles north-west of Dusseldorf, in one of the many patches of territory between 1 See the sketch in Syriac of the history of the church of Malabar printed and translated by Land, Anecd.

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  • Forest patches are found in the kloofs and seaward sides of the mountains; willows often border the watercourses; heaths and bulbous plants are common in some areas.

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  • The adult plumage is of a uniform black, with the exception of a frill of white feathers nearly surrounding the base of the neck, and certain wing feathers which, especially in the male, have large patches of white.

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  • As the patches extend in size by the growth of the fungus they at length become confluent, and so the leaves are destroyed and an end is put to one of the chief vital functions of the host plant.

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  • It is characterized by the curling of the leaves, which later show black A spots due to the production of numerous dark spores in patches on the diseased leaves.

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  • There are also a narrow strip along the southern shores of the Algarve and a few smaller patches along the western coast.

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  • 33-53, regulations dealing with the appearance of patches of mould or mildew on the walls of a house.

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  • The district stretches out in a level plain, intersected by numerous streams and dotted with patches of jungle.

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  • Round these central masses of early Palaeozoic rocks there is a broken ring of Carboniferous Limestone, and several patches of Coal Measures, while the New Red Sandstone appears as a boundary belt outside the greater part of the district.

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  • The outer rim of the Welsh area contains a broken series of coal-fields, where patches of Carboniferous strata come to the surface on the edge of the New Red Sandstone plain.

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  • Smaller patches of the Coal Measures appear near Tamworth and Burton, while deep shafts have been sunk in many places through the overlying Triassic strata to the coal below, thus extending the mining and manufacturing area beyond the actual outcrop of the Coal Measures.

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  • The Downs are almost without population, waterless and grass-covered, with patches of beech wood.

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  • Until the advent of Europeans the natives, except in the immediate neighbourhood of some of the Arab settlements, did little more than cultivate small patches of land close to their villages.

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  • The interior is characterized by wooded dunes, covered with pine, fir, birch and oak, with swamps and lakes, and fertile patches between.

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  • Except on the south and east, where the offshoots from the surrounding hills and patches of jungle break up the country, the district consists of open plains of varying degrees of fertility, interspersed with low ranges and isolated heights.

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  • Patches of glacial boulder clay and gravel lie upon the older rocks over most of the area.

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  • The islands were formerly densely wooded, but only patches of forest remain.

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  • The forests of the granitic land, of which typical patches remain, had the characteristics of a tropical moist region, palms, shrubs, climbing and tree ferns growing luxuriantly, the trees on the mountain sides, such as the Pandanus sechellarum sending down roots over the rocks and boulders from 70 to 100 ft.

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  • The surface is a yellow clay, with patches of brown or dark grey, outliers of the Russian " black earth.

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  • Like Drente on the north and Gelderland on the south, Overysel consists of a sandy flat relieved by hillocks, and is covered with waste stretches of heath and patches of wood and high fen.

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  • In the neighbourhood surrounding the penumbra the granules appear to be packed more closely, forming brilliant patches called faculae.

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  • In the majority of cases it appears to be pied, showing large blotches of black or brown on a white ground; the head being generally white with large black patches on the sides, most of the neck and the fore-part of the body black, and the hind-quarters white with large coloured blotches.

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  • Inland, it spreads out into prairies of coarse long grass and scrub jungle, which harbour wild animals in plenty; but throughout this vast region there is scarcely a hamlet, and only patches of rice cultivation at long intervals.

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  • Even before the Conquest the lands of the magnates were to a large extent held in scattered units, not in solid patches.

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  • Mention should also be made of Gowers Des patches, the Cornwallis Correspondence, Roses Correspondence and Lord Coichesters Correspondence.

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  • In this connexion reference may be made to patches or lines of long and generally white hairs situated on the back of certain ruminants, which are capable of erection during periods of excitement, and serve, apparently, as " flags " to guide the members of a herd in flight.

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  • Such are the white chrysanthemum-like patches on the rump of the Japanese deer and of the American prong-buck (Antilocapra), and the line of hairs situated in a groove on the loins of the African spring-buck.

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  • Callosities, or bare patches covered with hardened and thickened epidermis, are found on the buttocks of many apes, the breast of camels, the inner side of the limbs of Equidae, the grasping under-surface of the tail of prehensile-tailed monkeys, opossums; &c. The greater part of the skin of the onehorned Asiatic rhinoceros is immensely thickened and stiffened by an increase of the tissue of both the skin and epidermis, constituting the well-known jointed " armour-plated " hide of those animals.

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  • Besides the crypts of Lieberkiihn found throughout the intestinal canal, and the glands of Brunner confined to the duodenum, there are other structures in the mucous membrane, about the nature of which there is still much uncertainty, called " solitary " and " agminated " glands, the latter more commonly known by the name of " Peyer's patches."

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  • A few patches of Upper Carboniferous are found on the borders of the hills near Ilfeld, Ballenstedt, &c., lying unconformably upon the Devonian.

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  • at the shoulder, is an elegant creature, with gracefully curved neck and long slender legs, the hind-pair of the latter bearing two naked patches or callosities.

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  • In the immediate vicinity of water the sedge (Carex physoides) grows, and sporadic patches of Allium.

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  • The invading steppe plants appear everywhere in patches in the Turkestan meadows.

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  • in height, diversified by occasional patches of hard clay, mostly elongated from north-east to south-west, between the ridges of the dunes.

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  • The crest of the water-parting is crowned by a chain of snow-capped mountains, separated by broad patches of lower ground.

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  • In the south and west the sedimentary rocks most largely developed are of ancient, pre-Carboniferous date, interrupted by considerable patches of granite, serpentine and other crystalline rocks.

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  • The Shumadia is mainly occupied by rocks of Tertiary age, with intervening patches of older strata; and the Rudnik Mountains are traversed by metalliferous veins of syenite.

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  • limit and above that it is dotted with scanty patches of grass and bush vegetation.

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  • Here and there in the neighbourhood of the hamlets were patches of corn grown upon allotments which were gavelled, or redistributed, every two or three years.

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  • " The site now occupied by wide quays extending several miles in length was then entirely covered with water when the sea rose a few inches above ordinary level, and that even in a perfect calm; the banks of the river near the mouth were only indicated by clusters of wretched hovels built on piles and by narrow patches of sand skirted by tall weeds, the only vegetable product of the vast swamps beyond.

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  • There is one small tree (Phylica nitida), which grows in detached patches on the lower grounds.

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  • Except in northern Africa, the Tertiary formations only occur in a few isolated patches on the east and west coasts.

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  • The soil is of various kinds, loam, clay, sand and peat; most of it is sufficiently fertile, though in the lower portions there are barren patches where the scanty vegetation is covered with an ochreous deposit.

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  • Beyond the Chakhansur limits, southward or up to the Helmund, there is probably no cultivation save that obtained on the river bank, and ordinarily illustrated by patches of wheat and barley with melon beds.

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  • In the region of Salies-du-Salat, for example, patches of Trias lie discordantly upon the edges of the Cretaceous and Tertiary beds.

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  • The main portion of Gelderland north of the Rhine and the Old Ysel forms as it were an extension of the province of Overysel, being composed of diluvial sand and gravel, covered with sombre heaths and patches of fen.

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  • The central plain is highly cultivated, forming an almost continuous stretch of gardens and vineyards, varied here and there with a few patches of cornfields and pasture lands.

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  • The first hypothesis has been supported on the ground that Breton sailors speaking a language closely allied to Welsh were acquainted with the great auk, and that the conspicuous white patches on the head of that bird justified the name "white head."

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  • These asperities usually form brush-like patches on the inner side of one or more of the digits, but may extend over the inner surface of the limbs and on the breast and chin; the use of them on these parts is sufficiently obvious, but they are sometimes also present, without apparent function, on various parts of the foot, as in Discoglossus, Bombinator, and Pelodytes.

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  • Deciding to use the sun to orient herself, she detoured around several dense patches of blackberry bushes.

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  • Howie too, dressed for the occasion, even donning a tweed jacket complete with elbow patches.

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  • She walked slowly, taking in everything from the patches of blue sky visible through the trees to the spring flowers sprinkling the forest floor.

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  • She leaned against a wall, overlooking a stretch of rocky terrain punctuated with patches of yellow-green grass.

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  • "Sir, I stopped the bleeding with skin patches, but he's got metal in three—" the medic started.

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  • He saw the skin patches, fracture brace, and laser-sealed wounds—evidence of the medic's quick work—but he also saw the unusual bulge in the wounded soldier's side.

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  • Lights from lasers and muzzle fire spotted the forest below them before they reached an urban area, mostly dark with several patches of electricity.

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  • The top slid open to reveal a tire patch kit containing two small patches and a tube of sealing adhesive.

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  • In time the trees began to thin and patches of old snow appeared in ever increasing numbers, tucked in dark crevices, left over from winter storms of months long past.

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  • The ocean air was fragrant and heavy, and moonlight pierced the forest canopy in patches.

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  • Camp fires from Landis's men and allies made the forest canopy glow in patches as far as he could see.

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  • Look out for their black and white striped abdomen and orange patches on the wing.

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  • Research into dopamine agonist skin patches is in progress.

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  • applying the necessary patches.

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  • assimilate the nutrients contained in the pills and in the patches?

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  • Wilcox seemed a bit AWOL for large patches of the game.

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  • bare patches of ground leave room for weeds to take root.

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  • Patches is a collie terrier cross, around the size of a big beagle and much smaller than a collie.

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  • Wet patches are dominated by heath rush and here heath bedstraw is likely to be the only common herb.

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  • Problems occur because these sticky patches can catch any debris in the blood which in turn makes the plaques bigger.

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  • brindle patches with white.

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  • Patches of tall cactus, thorn scrub, and thatch palms are typical of this habitat.

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  • campion flowers have appeared in the woodland and patches of wild garlic are now quite prominent.

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  • The city looked cheerful in the bright sunlight, the streets lined with trees, with little garden patches between them.

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  • If you are pregnant or taking the contraceptive pill you can develop chloasma - darker patches on your face.

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  • Finally she re entered the water with the aid of the patches and puddling clay.

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  • Types include: paracetamol aspirin ibuprofen codeine Opioid patches are also available although not widely prescribed.

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  • Other plants, typical of waste ground in general, will also rapidly colonize bare patches on the dunes.

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  • The sandhill crane has reddish patches on its head that could possibly be mistaken for large red eyes.

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  • crispy with patches of green.

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  • crusty yellow patches on the scalp.

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  • Seed surface patches are formed by grouping neighboring pixels whose mean and Gaussian curvature have the same sign.

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  • Small irregular patches of brown were then dabbed on with an old brush.

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  • dappled with somber shades and sunlit patches of great happiness.

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  • dark gray or brown with a few pale patches.

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  • depigmentation of the skin, leaving white, clearly defined patches, sometimes symmetrical, on the body.

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  • Vitiligo is progressive depigmentation of the skin, leaving white, clearly defined patches, sometimes symmetrical, on the body.

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  • depot injections or patches.

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  • detox patches.

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  • The fungal nail condition usually begins toward the far end of the nail and may start with patches of white or yellow discoloration.

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  • discolour discolored patches of bark form white pustules in summer & red fruiting bodies in winter.

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  • These gardens are tended patches of vegetation of intermediate status between fully wild and fully domesticated.

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  • dopamine agonist skin patches is in progress.

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  • But there are also poor patches of grass and a few small pools to brighten an otherwise drab landscape.

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  • Someone with atopic eczema will get patches of red, dry skin that is really itchy.

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  • Pied is mainly white with brindle patches, no spots or ticking, and black eyelashes and eye rims.

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  • This provides a reliable fallback for IT administrators who need to quickly roll out security patches to minimize security threats.

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  • What to see: Reedbed and tall herb fen with patches of scrub woodland along the northern bank of Belstead Brook.

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  • These are patches of pure fescue that have established mainly in the last year.

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  • There are patches of water mint, and heath rush, with scattered water figwort and marsh thistle.

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  • The boiler is prepared for patches to be applied over the shoulders of the outer firebox.

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  • flaky, crusty patches covered with silvery scales, which are shed easily.

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  • I immediately told her to get out of the bath and then put a cold, wet flannel on all the red patches.

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  • flounder around in the juicy patches again I decided to find another way back via forest tracks to the west.

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  • fog patches may also affect eastern Scotland.

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  • Becoming dry between 1500 and 1600 UTC, the fog clearing to fog clearing to fog patches at 1800 UTC and adjacent fog at 1900 UTC.

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  • There may also be the presence of haemorrhagic patches along the body side or raised furuncles in the dermis.

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  • The patches incorporate a special technology which uses a water-based gel giving instant cooling relief that lasts for hours.

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  • Patches on the tongue; Tongue - patchy; Benign migratory glossitis.

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  • Patches of yellow lichen cover the ground at intervals, gleaming absolutely golden under the evening sun.

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  • greyles tend to be dark gray or brown with a few pale patches.

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  • The bald patches have now spread to cover approximately 40 percent of my facial hair, at least creating less area to shave daily.

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