How to use Strands in a sentence

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  • She flipped a few strands of her blond hair back in place.

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  • Each cable has 19 strands of 278 parallel steel wires, 7 B.W.G.

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  • Using these buoys to guide the direction of tow, a grapnel, a species of fivepronged anchor, attached to a strong compound rope formed of strands of steel and manila, is lowered to the bottom and dragged at a slow speed, as it were ploughing a furrow in the sea bottom, in a line at right angles to the cable route, until the behaviour of the dynamometer shows that the cable is hooked.

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  • He'd never seen art of this kind, only the statues of his father's court and the multi-hued strands used to decorate homes.

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  • She extracted the few filament-like strands and held them in her fingertips.

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  • While not strictly a meat-and-potatoes guy, he felt more comfortable with a meal he could recognize, like the week­day special at Uncle Sally's Galley, not something tiny and exotic, wrapped in dainty strands of imported grass.

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  • She still wore the gown, though strands of hair blinded her and she knew her pillow would be filled with makeup.

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  • In three generaBlyttia, Symphyogyna and Hymenophytum there are one or more strands or bundles consisting of long thickwalled fibre-like (prosenchymatous) cells, pointed at the ends and running longitudinally through the thick midrib.

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  • In a second type they are situated at the ends of tracheal strands and consist of groups of richly protoplasmic cells belonging to the epidermis (as in the leaves of many ferns), or to the subjacent tissue (the commonest type in flowering plants); in this last case the cells in question are known as epithem.

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  • These strands are not isolated, but form a connected network through the wood.

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  • The young Gabriele was instantly hooked - she examined everything from hair strands to spit, from yogurt to flour.

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  • In the more highly developed series, the mosses, this last division of labor takes the form of the differentiation of special assimilative organs, the leaves, commonly with a midrib containing elongated cells for the ready removal of the products of assimilation; and in the typical forms with a localized absorptive region, a well-developed hydrom in the axis of the plant, as well as similar hydrom strands in the leaf-midribs, are constantly met with.

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  • In higher forms the conducting strands of the leaves are continued downwards into the stem, and eventually come into connection with the central hydrom cylinder, forming a complete cylindrical investment apparently distinct from the latter, and exhibiting a differentiation into hydrom, leptom and amylom which almost completely parallels that found among the true vascular plants.

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  • The xylem and phloem are nearly always found in close association in strands of various shapes in all the three main organs of the sporophyteroot, stem and leafand form a connected tissue-system running through the whole body.

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  • Such a vascular cylinder is called a haplostele, and the axis containing it is said to be haplostelic. In the stele of the root the strands of tracheids along the lines where the xylem touches the pericycle are spiral or annular, and are the xylem elements first formed when the cylinder is developing.

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  • When there is a single protoxylem strand in the centre of the stele, or when, as is more commonly the case, there are several protoxylem strands situated at the internal limit of the xylem,, the centre of the stem being occupied by parenchyma, the stele is endarch.

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  • The splitting up of the vascular tube I into separate strands does not depend wholly upon the occurrence I of leaf-gaps.

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  • In other cases the leaf-gaps are very broad and long, the meristeles separating them being reduced to comparatively slender strands, while there is present in each gap a network of fine vascular threads, some of which run out to the leaf, while others form cross-connections between these leaf-trace strands and also with the main cauline meristeles.

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  • In some solenostelic ferns, and in many dictyostelic ones additional vascular strands are present which do not form part of the primary vascular tube.

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  • In such cases the vascular system is said to be polycyclic in contrast with the ordinary monocyclic condition, These internal strands or cylinders are to be regarded as peculiar types of elaboration of the stele, and probably act as reservoirs for water-storage which can be drawn upon when the water supply from the root is deficient.

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  • In the more highly developed lorms, as already indicated, the leaf-trace is split up into a number of strands which leave the base and sides of the leaf-gap independently.

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  • In the petiole these strands may increase in number by branching, and thotigh usually reducible to the outline of the primitive horseshoe, more or less elaborated, they may in some of the complex polycylic dictyostelic types (Marattiaceae) be arranged in several concentric circles, thus imitating the arrangement of strands formed in the stem.

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  • In the blade of a typical leaf of a vascular plantessentially a thin plate of assimilating tissuethe vascular system takes the form of a number of separate, usually branching and anastomosing strands.

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  • The leaf-bundles are always collateral (the phloem being turned downwards and the xylem upwards), even in Ferns, where the petiolar strands are concentric, and they have the ordinary mesodesm and peridesm of the collateral bundle.

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  • Sometimes, however, the centre of a bulky root stale has strands of metaxylem (to which may be added strands of metaphioem) scattered through it, the interstices being filled with conjunctive.

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  • This is especially the case in the young vascular bundles themselves (desmogen strands).

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  • The protoxylems and the phloem strands are developed alternately, just within the outer limit of the young cylinder.

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  • They are nearly always aggregated in strands, which, like those of the parenchyma, are not isolated, but are connected with one another.

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  • Lastly, towards the caudal region the right and left strands approach and anastomose, eventually coalescing in the mid line.

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  • The point where it joins the other part is marked by a piece of bunting, and the line from this point towards its other end is marked at known intervals with "knots," which consist of pieces of cord worked in between its strands.

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  • The arrangement of the conducting tissue in the stem is characteristic; a transverse section of the very young stem shows a nunber of distinct conducting strands - vascular bundles - arranged in a ring round the pith; these soon become united to form a closed ring of bast and wood, separated by a layer of formative tissue (cambium).

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  • Elastin occurs either as thick strands or as membranes; it constitutes the " elastic tissue " of the anatomist.

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  • Waller (1816-1870), who tracked the line of nervous strands by experimental sections, and showed that when particular strands are cut off from their nutritive centres the consequent degeneration follows the line of the separated strands.

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  • Numerous patent ropes, some having wires and strands of special shapes, have been introduced with the idea of improving the wearing properties.

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  • The system of decorating vases and vessels by means of strands of glass trailed upon the surface in knots, zigzags and trellis work, was adopted by the Moors and is characteristic of Roman craftsmanship. Glassmaking was continued at Pinar de la Vidriera and at Al Castril de la Pena into the 17th century.

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  • Many of the vessels have four or as many as eight handles, and are decorated with serrated ornamentation, and with the trailed strands of glass already referred to.

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  • Each cable is composed of 37 strands of 208 wires, or 7696 parallel steel wires, No.

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  • Of these two kinds of genetic and adaptive resemblance, homogeny is the warp composed of the vertical, hereditary strands, which connect animals with their ancestors and their successors, while analogy is the woof, composed of the horizontal strands which tie animals together by their superficial resemblances.

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  • Often the word thus extruded is irrecoverable; Ginevra, 125 sqq., "The matin winds from the expanded flowers I Scatter their hoarded incense and awaken I The earth, until the dewy sleep is shaken From every living heart which it possesses I Through seas and winds, cities and wildernesses"; the second "winds" is a repetition of the first, but what should stand in its place, - "lands" or "strands" or "waves" or something else - no one can say.

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  • The typical torque is a circlet with twisted rope-like strands, the ends not joined together; the torque was usually worn with the opening in the front as seen in a figure of a Gaul in a sculptured sarcophagus in the Capitoline Museum at Rome.

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  • It consists of a median ventricle with muscular walls and a cavity traversed by muscular strands.

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  • From the tray the filaments are carried through a series of porcelain and glass eyelets, so arranged that the strand returns on itself, two portions of the same strand being crossed or intertwisted for rounding and consolidation, instead of the croissage of two separate strands as in the old method.

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  • To keep the strands from directly overlaying each other and so adhering, the last guide through which the silk passes has a reciprocating motion whereby the fibre is distributed within certain limits over the reel.

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  • These bobbins are then in general taken to the first spinning frame, and there the single strands receive their first twist, which rounds them, and prevents the compound fibre from splitting up and separating when, by the subsequent scouring operations, the gum is removed which presently binds them into one.

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  • Bobbins to the number of strands which are to be twisted into one are mounted in a creel on the doubling frame, and the strands are passed over smooth rods of glass or metal through a reciprocating guide to the bobbin on which they are wound.

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  • According to the qualities of raw silk used and the throwing operations undergone the principal classes of thrown silk are - (1) " singles," which consist of a single strand of twisted raw silk made up of the filaments of eight to ten cocoons; (2) tram or weft thread, consisting of two or three strands of raw silk not twisted before doubling and only lightly spun (this is soft, flossy and comparatively weak); (3) organzine, the thread used for warps, made from two and rarely three twisted strands spun in the direction contrary to that in which they are separately twisted.

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  • In some cases the rhizoids are united together into larger strands, the rhizines.

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  • Many fungi (Phallus, Agaricus, Fumago, &c.) when strongly growing put out ribbon-like or cylindrical cords, or sheet-like mycelial plates of numerous parallel hyphae, all growing together equally, and fusing by anastomoses, and in this way extend long distances in the soil, or over the surfaces of leaves, branches, &c. These mycelial strands may be white and tender, or the outer hyphae may be hard and black, and very often the resemblance of the subterranean forms to a root is so marked that they are termed rhizomorphs.

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  • These reserve stores may be packed away in single hyphae or in swollen cells, but the hyphae containing them are often gathered into thick cords or mycelial strands (Phallus, mushroom, &c.), or flattened and anastomosing ribbons and plates, often containing several kinds of hyphae (Merulius lacrymans).

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  • In other cases the strands undergo differentiation into an outer layer with blackened, hardened cell-walls and a core of ordinary hyphae, and are then termed rhizomorphs (Armillaria mellea), capable not only of extending the fungus in the soil, like roots, but also of lying dormant, protected by the outer casing.

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  • The functions of mycelial strands, rhizomorphs and sclerotia are not only to collect and store materials, but also to extend the fungus, and in many cases similar strands act as organs of attack.

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  • In the more complex tissue-bodies of higher fungi, however, we find considerable differences in the various layers or strands of hyphae.

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  • But the fibre produced by these rapid and economical means was very inferior in quality to the product of Maori handiwork, mainly because weak and undeveloped strands are, by machine preparation, unavoidably intermixed with the perfect fibres, which alone the Maoris select, and so the uniform quality and strength of the material are destroyed.

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  • Strands breaking up the f, Ventral nerve-cord.

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  • These strands and belts were the only visible records of the Iroquois, but they required the trained interpreters who could draw from their strings and figures the acts and intentions locked up in their remembrance" (Major Rogers, Account of North America, London, 1765).

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  • That the pre-Deuteronomic sources are to be identified with the Judaean (J, or Yahwist) and Ephraimite (E, or Elohist) strands of the Hexateuch is, however, not certain.

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  • It is worn over the left shoulder and hangs down to the right hip. It is of three strands till the wearer is married, when it becomes six or nine.

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  • The fibre is decidedly inferior to flax and hemp in strength and tenacity; and, owing to a peculiarity in its microscopic structure, by which the walls of the separate cells composing the fibre vary much in thickness at different points, the single strands of fibre are of unequal strength.

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  • Rotting of the wood at the base of the trunk is also caused by Agaricus melleus, which spreads from root to root in the soil by means of its long purple-black, cord-like mycelial strands known as Rhizomorpha.

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  • In addition to these cauline (fi rstcell).(After strands (confined to the stem and not connected Webber.) with the leaves), collateral bundles are often met with in the pith, which form the vascular supply of terminal flowers borne at intervals on the apex of the stem.

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  • Close to the apex of a shoot the vascular bundles of a leaf make their appearance as double strands, and the leaf-traces in the upper part of a shoot have the form of distinct bundles, which in the older part of the shoot form a continuous ring.

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  • The stem is traversed by numerous collateral bundles, which have a limited growth, and are constantly replaced by new bundles developed from strands of secondary meristem.

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  • Originally the calcareous substance of the plates (stereom) was pierced by irregular canals, more or less vertical, and containing strands of the soft tissue (stroma) that deposited the stereom, as well as spaces filled with fluid.

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  • The stereom and stroma become arranged in folds and strands at right angles to the sutures of the thecal plates; in higher forms the stereom-folds are in part specialized as pectini-rhombs.

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  • Only the median or carinal strand of xylem is common to stem and leaf; the lateral cauline strands possibly represent the remains of a centripetally developed mass of primary xylem.

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  • The central cylinder of the root, in which there are several xylem and phloem strands, has around it a two-layered endodermis, the inner layer of which appears to take the place of a pericycle.

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  • Halophila, Enhalus and Thalassia are submerged maritime plants found on tropical coasts, mainly in the Indian and Pacific oceans; Halophila has an elongated stem rooting at the nodes; Enhalus a short, thick rhizome, clothed with black threads resembling horse-hair, the persistent hard-bast strands of the leaves; Thalassia has a creeping rooting stem with upright branches bearing crowded strap-shaped leaves in two rows.

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  • The cortex is often preserved; in certain cases it was strengthened by hypodermal strands of fibres, as in Equisetum.

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  • On the scar are three prints, the central one alone representing the vascular bundle, while the lateral prints (parichnos) mark the position of merely parenchymatous strands.

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  • The leaf-traces can be distinguished as distinct strands at the periphery of the stele, as shown in fig.

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  • Coal Measures, is now the best-known of all Palaeozoic plants, the central wood has disappeared altogether and is replaced by pith; the primary wood is only represented in the leaf-trace strands, which form a ring of distinct collateral bundles around the pith; (From a model after Oliver.) FIG.

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  • The seed was stalked, and there is an exact agreement in structure between the vascular strands of the stalk and cupule of the seed, and those of the rachis and leaflets of Lyginodendron, thus confirming the evidence from the glands.

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  • The single integument is united to the nucellus, except at the top, and is traversed by about nine vascular strands.

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  • Corresponding strands of primary xylem have been observed in stems of the genus Pitys (Witham), of Lower Carboniferous age, which consisted of large trees, probably closely allied to Cordaites.

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  • He looked at a skull going bald, on top a few greasy strands smeared over like a bar code.

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  • For example, in certain strands of Buddhism, Buddhists chant for their deceased friends and family.

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  • Fulton and Pepe (Lost in La Mancha) expertly weave the strands together, with breathtakingly lush cinematography by Anthony Dod Mantle.

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  • Each ligament is made of many strands or fibers of a material called collagen, which is extremely strong.

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  • Marx and Engels were fiercely critical of these various strands of socialism, as the final sections of the Manifesto explain in some detail.

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  • The interactive pluralism that has developed is fundamental to our shared Europeanism, and the different strands of this argument influenced each other.

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  • An explanation for the empirical findings may be found in two main strands of class analysis.

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  • He spent 88% of this time making the haft, socket and strands.

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  • Each strand is a left-handed helix twisted on itself, but the three strands are twisted into a larger right-handed triple helix.

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  • These are big strands but there's other jetsam strewn across this beach, disjecta membra.

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  • The content consists of a number of strands of pure mathematics with associated applications.

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  • Hence, morality and patriotism cannot be meaningfully contrasted as distinct strands of normative thinking; patriotism cannot be meaningfully contrasted as distinct strands of normative thinking; patriotism is the precondition of moral functioning.

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  • The double helix of the DNA ' unzips ', and the enzyme DNA polymerase makes a copy using the separated strands as templates.

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  • This strategy has a number of strands but its underlying theme ' car bad, bicycle good ' remains predominant.

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  • Our three main strands of work in the current quinquennium are all natural progressions from previous interests and activities.

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  • The ropes are made of twisted strands of human hair or animal sinew.

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  • To find the distance the strands should be unlaid for an eye splice, multiply the diameter of the wire by 36 inches.

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  • All three interlinking strands of the People's Network are managed by the MLA, and are lottery funded at present.

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  • A separate concluding chapter pulling together the various strands of the book would have added force to the propositions for change.

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  • The relative direction of beta strands is shown by the orientation of the triangles.

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  • The film relies not just on the visual, but also on the sonorous to tie together the disparate narrative strands.

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  • For instance, scientists at the Naval Research Lab have measured the force between two complementary strands of DNA.

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  • There are three inter-related strands to the teaching program.

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  • Auburn hues Soaked saffron strands and its soaking liquid lend delicate streaks of color and flavor to fluffy boiled rice.

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  • There are two distinct strands to the diaper waste minimisation scheme.

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  • These work by sticking to one of the cancer cell's DNA strands.

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  • In DNA, pairing by bases on opposite strands of the double helix links the two strands of the double helix links the two strands.

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  • When the strands are heated in a salt solution to just below boiling point then rapidly cooled they bond together to form a tetrahedron.

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  • Slide 11 A Biblically based robust theism has two critical strands.

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  • They also theorize that if the strands are separated then each can form the template for the synthesis of an identical DNA molecule.

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  • This needs some careful thought about the gaps, or you will not be able to turn the strands smoothly.

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  • In my opinion the need to embrace the totality of all of the strands depicted here is at the heart of sustainable school improvement.

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  • The latter also had two strands of barbed wire strung along the top.

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  • In close contact with the segments of the sieve tubes are companion cells which communicate with the sieve tubes by delicate protoplasmic strands; they can be distinguished from ordinary pareochymatous cells by their small size and dense protoplasm.

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  • The Theridiidae eject on to the insect from their spinning mamillae drops of liquid adhesive silk; the Argyopidae, steadying it with the tips of their long front legs, sweep additional strands of silk over it with the legs of the hinder pair; the Agalenidae, attaching a long thread to a point hard by, run round and round the victim in circles, gradually winding it up beyond all hope of breaking loose.

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  • Here, too, the strongly marked characteristics of P, or the Priestly Document, as opposed to JE, enable us to determine the extent of that document with comparative ease; but the absence, in some cases, of conclusive criteria prevents any final judgment as to the exact limits of the two strands which have been united in the composite JE.

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  • The rootlets, which branched by dichotomy, contain a slender monarch stele exactly like that in the roots of Isoetes and some Selaginellae at the present day; they possessed, however, a complex absorptive apparatus, consisting of lateral strands of xylem, connecting the stele with tracheal plates in the outer cortex.

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  • Saffron rice To one cup of rice add 8 saffron strands, soaked in warm water for 8 minutes.

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  • To increase the severity of the punishment the cord strands of the cat were twined with wire.

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  • The silken strands were used to make fishing lines in Australia.

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  • He was an old man with spare, sinewy limbs and long strands of unwashed, unkempt hair.

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  • Includes a splendid image of a Tradescantia stamen hair cell which clearly shows the cytoplasm strands.

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  • All three interlinking strands of the People 's Network are managed by the MLA, and are lottery funded at present.

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  • These work by sticking to one of the cancer cell 's DNA strands.

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  • Thickness is measured by the numbered of strands of yarn knitted into the sock, or " ply ".

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  • Sequencing should have been performed on both strands of the template DNA.

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  • In DNA, pairing by bases on opposite strands of the double helix links the two strands.

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  • In the last few weeks, these related strands of a sorry saga have individually unraveled in front of us.

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  • The desktop pattern has the feel of a vapor trail crossed with the geometry of mucus strands.

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  • She dyed her hair pink to masquerade her grey strands.

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  • Pearls are available in single or double strands.

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  • Single strands, however, are considered to be the most classic style.

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  • Blue Nile is an online jewelry company offering pearl earrings, strands, pendants, necklaces and bracelets.

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  • Prices are based on how may strands you are purchasing at one time.

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  • Woven baskets, brightly-painted Italian pottery, woven strands of garlic, bowls of lemons and other produce are all commonly-found items.

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  • A loom wicker is spun in tight strands to give it a more refined appearance.

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  • The strands are reinforced with stainless steel or sometimes aluminum cores to give it durability and strength.

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  • The pattern is printed onto the finished rug, which means the pattern isn't created by individually-dyed strands of yarn and woven into the rug.

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  • Napkins rings made of silver stars and strands of silver glitter wire decorations and streamers combined with small snowflake ornaments are just the right touch to offset sterling silver tableware and silverware.

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  • Be creative in the places where you introduce strands of lighting.

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  • Purchase battery operated strands to give the illusion of natural shards of lights reflecting in the winter snow.

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  • Individual strands are often used in mascara ads to create a lush and longer lash appearance for the models.

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  • Another application technique is to lightly spray your hairbrush to weave your fragrance through the strands of you hair.

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  • If you or your subject has long hair, you'll need a hair tie to keep stray strands from interfering with your ghoulish masterpiece.

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  • There's nothing like green face paint in a witch's black strands to ruin the illusion of ghastliness.

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  • Any long-locked gal who has ever been caught in a decent breeze knows the annoyance of having strands of hair blow forward and abruptly stick to her mouth thanks to an unfriendly gloss now working as glue.

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  • Often long strands of hair can be strategically placed over certain body parts to add a touch of mystery to the shot.

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  • You can also try using shampoo wash-out color on a few strands.

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  • Skip making a crystal wedding tree and instead hang long, large strands of beads from the trees in the area.

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  • Consider using red hots or gummy candies as Christmas tree lights, edible glitter to "illuminate" light strands, or pull-and-peel licorice to "wrap" tasty presents.

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  • Be sure to brush the dog's fur at least several times a week and remove shedding strands.

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  • The inner bark of the baobab tree is believed to be the source of the strands of fiber, which are plaited and twined into a solid chevron pattern.

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  • Macrame is a form of basic weaving where knots are used as decorative as well as binding elements instead of interlacing different strands of material.

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  • The number of strands also varies depending on the style and look desired.

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  • This type of pearl necklace consists of three or more strands of pearls.

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  • These are a good choice you are looking to wear multiple strands together.

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  • For a graduated effect you could consider buying three strands with different sized balls on each.

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  • Another option in this type of necklace is one that gives the illusion of three necklaces, but is actually made of three strands that join together at the clasp point.

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  • Whether you are looking for a single strand or multiple strands, a silver ball necklace is a striking and unusual necklace design.

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  • Custom horse hair jewelry uses the long strands of your beloved horse's mane and weaves them into something beautiful that you can wear and cherish for years to come.

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  • For a sophisticated look, choose strands from a dark brown or black horse.

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  • As you brush your horse, collect the long strands that fall out or stick in the brush.

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  • There are endless replica Chanel necklaces from pink pearls with a double C pink accents to double strands of pearls.

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  • Chunky jewelry can be as simple as oversized multiple strands of beads, odd shaped beads that are clumped together to multiple rows or necklaces of varied sizes of discs, or over-sized chains.

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  • You can use as many strands as you like of the wire to make a unique design.

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  • As you wash your cutoff shorts, you're bound to find a few loose strands tangling beneath the new hemline.

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  • The term shortening comes from the idea that the fat gets in the way of the flour making long, chewy strands of gluten and gives baked goods a consistency similar to shortbread.

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  • Since aging hair is more likely to split, getting regular trims keeps it looking its best and prevents the split ends from moving further up the hair strands causing additional damage.

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  • Some strands will be broken, making it impossible to connect and or swap across those divides.

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  • The sex of a child is determined through the inheritance of strands of DNA called chromosomes.

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  • If the strands of DNA are broken, the ATM protein coordinates DNA repair by activating repair proteins, which helps to maintain the stability of cells.

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  • A natural process in which blood cells and fibrin strands clump together to stop bleeding after a blood vessel has been injured.

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  • Fibrin forms strands that add bulk to a forming blood clot to hold it in place and help "plug" an injured blood vessel wall.

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  • He tested the mitochondrial DNA of modern people and found that most of us had one of these seven strands of mitochondrial DNA.

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  • In the past, hair was transplanted as "plugs" containing many strands.

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  • Go for some height or leave some long strands framing your face to keep it from looking too wide.

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  • Tease the crown of the hair, smooth strands with a wide tooth comb, and secure with a clip.

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  • This is a cute look, but in order to make it more sophisticated in nature, strands should appear sleek and smooth.

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  • Take a small trial or travel size bottle of hair spray with you to tame any strands that come loose, and be sure to tuck an extra bobby pin or barrette into your purse if your style uses them.

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  • Chunking and piecing can create a trendy and customized look with thicker strands of color put in.

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  • Chemicals used in hair highlighting damage the strands and can make hair dull, more prone to breakage, and frizzy.

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  • Avoid chlorine when hair is colored - it can turn strands into shades of green.

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  • Unfortunately, since human hair wigs feature porous strands, these wigs can absorb odors and need to be washed frequently in order to maintain their bounce and fresh quality.

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  • Furthermore, because braids are woven, even a few strands out of place may be far more noticeable than with other hair styles.

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  • As pigments are depleted, the hair gradually lightens and eventually will turn completely white when there are no remaining pigments in any strands.

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  • Try not to pluck gray strands, because the scalp is not as resilient and the strands may not regrow, resulting in thinner, uneven hair.As hair loses moisture, it also becomes thinner and limper, with greater possibility of hair loss.

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  • Volumizing hair products can help keep hair lively, but take care not to use too many harsh chemicals that can damage already fragile strands.

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  • Choose a color one or two shades lighter than your natural hair color so it will more easily blend in with your changing complexion, and additional gray strands will be less noticeable.

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  • However, if one has extremely fair colored strands or chemically processed hair that exhibits damage to the cuticle, semi-permanent color may be absorbed deep into the hair shaft, resulting in a more lingering color.

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  • Considerations when using henna include the chemical condition of one's strands because the usage of this product on overly processed hair can result in undesired color effects.

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  • Solia hair styling products are unique to the beauty industry because many inferior heat-styling products upset the delicate hair shaft, resulting in damaged strands and diminished shine.

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  • Many celebrities such as Naomi Watts and Rachel McAdams attribute the stunning state of their hair to Fekkai's special protein treatments that soothe and repair processed strands.

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  • If your hair has seen too many trips to the colorist, then chances are your parched strands could benefit from the Technician Color Care Mask which should be used twice weekly as a deep conditioning treatment.

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  • Ideal for aiding blow-outs and hair styles that require volume, Fekkai's Full Volume shampoos, conditioners, and styling treatments pack strands with amino acids and yarrow extract to give hair an extra life.

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  • Chlorine is particularly influential in the development of dry damaged hair, and the minerals in hard water can dull your strands.

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  • This product can be used on clean hair to create chunky separated strands while adding the feel of unwashed hair.

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  • This Redo Freshen-Up Mist for Hair & Skin employs the botanical extracts of cucumber and rose to revitalize tired and oily strands.

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  • The Jonathan hair product Shampoo Serious Volume Volumizing Shampoo gently cleanses hair using rosemary and sage extracts, and it includes sweet almond protein to coat strands and soothe processed hair.

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  • If your hair is severely dry from environmental wear and tear or processing, the Tigi Moisture Maniac Shampoo can restore your hair's natural moisture balance while granting strands a smooth, healthy-looking appearance.

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  • For hair that has truly been over processed, the Tigi Self Absorbed Mega Vitamin Shampoo will pack your hair with vitamins like A, B2, B6, D3 and E in an effort to fortify your brittle strands.

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  • It smells of rich chocolaty goodness while deeply conditioning strands to renew shine.

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  • This treatment is a 5 minute conditioning mask that stimulates the scalp and restores volume and shine to tired strands.

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  • Damp hair stays together more easily and can be cut more smoothly without loose strands.

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  • Usually, breakage is seen as split ends or fly away strands.

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  • Each hairpiece uses approximately 150,000 strands of hair and is custom-made to fit the recipient as well as to incorporate their preferences for color, length, and style.

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  • Nioxin also manufactures several hair product lines that either aid in the repair of damaged strands or are formulated to enhance volume and shine.

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  • In fact, your stylist may even create lowlights, which are darker than your natural color and are woven into the hair in order to provide your strands with depth and contrast.

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  • The darker the hair, the more red pigment is contained in the strands.

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  • It is difficult for dark hair to become blonde without severe damage to the hair shaft, and frizzy strands and split ends are rarely a hit.

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  • A steady hand is necessary for the individual painting of strands.

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  • If you have curly hair it is advisable to blow-dry your strands straight before applying the highlighting bleach.

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  • A salon professional will be able to employ a few tricks that will allow for a more natural looking lightening effect, but unless you can boast professional experience or credentials, it is best not to strain your strands.

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  • Condition hair thoroughly before styling to smooth rough strands.

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  • Using hair gel or spray to mold short strands into a new look, such as waving bangs across the forehead or adding small spikes to a buzz-style cut.

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  • If your strands are excessively damaged, hit the Ojon treatments and schedule a trim with your stylist, because there is nothing sexy about broken and dead-looking hair.

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  • You do not want to be shampooing your hair with any substance that will make your strands flat or overly moisturized.

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  • Sedu flat irons can also be used on moderately damp hair, although it is always safer to heat style your strands when the cuticle of the hair is dry and closed.

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  • Of course there are exceptions to the rule, but overall, blondes don't follow the emo style nearly as effectively as those with darker strands.

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  • Fine and flyaway strands will not carry the weight necessary to maintain the sleek fullness of both long and short Jennifer Aniston sedu cuts.

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  • This daily repertoire will not only take an eventual toll on your strands but your patience as well!

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  • Who doesn't admire the natural style of earth women - you know, the sort of women whose naturally thick, wavy, rich-colored strands manage to look sensational in just an easy ponytail.

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  • College students are infamous for sailing out of the shower, tossing some mouse into their hair, scrunching lightly, and then tying their strands into a half-loop ponytail.

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  • These clips can lead to breakage, so make sure your strands are adequately dry before you clip the hair.

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  • Remember, if you're asking, "How should I do a casual hair updo?", you want to keep in mind that the staples of these styles are simplicity and stray strands.

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  • If your hair is exceptionally fine, a product like Tuftrix may be too overpowering for your strands.

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  • A routine visit to the salon will "cure" your hair of those pesky split ends (which result when the protective cuticle around the ends of the hair is stripped away, leaving behind a strand that splits into two or three individual strands).

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  • Light brushing can help keep the wig in good shape, but no heat styling should be used because it could melt the individual strands of hair.

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  • Use the applicator to brush it through as many or as few strands as you wish, making sure to separate the strands of hair prior to brushing the mixture through.

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  • Too much brushing can actually create frizz because it can break strands and create uneven areas.

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  • Everyone's hair is unique, and some strands may be naturally weaker or more brittle, making it far more difficult to grow long hair.

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  • It's best used on wet hair; simply twist the hair into rope-like strands and allow it to dry naturally.

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  • Comb-in color makes highlighting a few select strands a breeze.

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  • If you love the idea of a few wispy strands of rose, consider Jerome Russell's Temp'ry Natural Color Highlights in Rich Rose.

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  • Whether you wish to add a few strands of color or go with an overall color look, you will need to lighten the hair that is going to receive the color treatment first to get the most impact.

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  • Look in the mirror; grab a few strands of hair firmly between thumb and forefinger, point scissors downward and snip to desired length.

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  • If you notice fuzzy strands or split ends, head to your stylist and request a good trim.

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  • Thorough brushing can also help eliminate dead strands and debris in the hair that can nourish lice.

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  • Touch up straight strands with a curling iron.

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  • The glue may have loosened enough to pull them off of the strands without other aids.

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  • Do, however, leave a few strands loose around the face to balance it with a softer finish.

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  • Loosen some hair from the top of your head, pulling a few strands completely out so they frame the face.

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  • If you want to glam this up a bit, you can pull out some strands or chunks near the front and curl them, creating a frame for your face.

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  • Sedu is particularly noteworthy because it will not damage the hair, pull out strands or harm the hair cuticle.

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  • You boil the water and let the herbs steep for about twenty minutes, making a sort of "hair tea" for your strands and scalp.

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  • Just as hair can be braided with three strands, you can also put your hair into easy two strand twists for black hair.

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  • As an alternative to flat twisting or braiding with three strands, try two-strand twisting the front of the hair in single twists and leaving the back loose.

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  • Some chunks may be as thick as one or two inches in width as opposed to the smaller strands that define a traditional weave.

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  • Whether you opt for a hair oil to help control strands while adding much needed sheen or opt for a lightweight hair gel to help shape and conform your curls into a uniform pattern, use each product liberally for best results.

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  • You have two options if going with a bob - you can opt to have it all be one length, or you can leave the strands near your face slightly longer than the back.

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  • Don't try to make your updo look too perfect; if a few strands stray, embrace it rather than try to control your hair.

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  • Another way to give a reverse bob a different look is to alternate wavy and straight strands throughout the style.

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  • Pull the hair into a loose ponytail at the crown of the head, letting a few strands fall free around the face.

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  • The kit comes with powder bleach and a highlighting cap that you pull the strands you wish to highlight through.

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  • Once the strands have been lightened with bleach, a color can be applied to "tone" the pre-lightened hair to the desired shade.

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  • Highlights may be done by painting the color onto the hair with a tint brush, pulling the strands to be highlighted through a special highlighting cap, or using by using foil.

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  • These hair cuts are a must for keeping strands in healthy shape.

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  • It promises to create sleek, smooth strands that last for months.

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  • Usually feathers look best under a few strands of hair, so use a clippie to pin the top few layers back and work with a small section, twisting several strands together and put them through the hook.

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  • If you are one of the women counting strands in your brush, don't worry-the hair loss is likely a temporary condition which normally balances out within several months.

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  • Tuck any loose strands of hair under the cap and adjust the fit until it's comfortable.

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  • Black hair by nature tends to be much more fragile and breakage-prone than brunette or blonde strands, but the best vitamins for black hair can help reduce breakage, strengthen strands and encourage hair growth.

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  • Not only do black hair strands tend to lack moisture, but those with black hair often suffer from dry, itchy scalps as well.

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  • We also have braided wicks, where they would have used strands of cotton that required a lot of maintenance to keep lit.

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  • Another problem with early colonial candles was that the wicks were made from pure cotton strands, which were difficult to keep lit for any length of time when combined with the soft wax.

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  • The most common type of candle wick is braided, combining three or more strands tightly braided together to increase burn time.

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  • Soak three strands of cotton string in this mixture for 10-12 hours, storing the bowl in a safe place where it won't get tipped over.

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  • Hang bulbs of similar style or color, using the light strands for spacing.

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  • For example, a retro 1950s or 1960s scene might include an aluminum Christmas tree with an electric Christmas train running around it, while a Victorian era Christmas might include wooden decorations and strands of popcorn.

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  • Beaded ornaments with elaborate strands of beads draped to hang from their centers will give your Victorian tree a vintage charm.

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  • Authentic hula skirts are crafted from ti leaves, which are wider than strands of grass.

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  • Diamonds may appear to dangle from thin metal strands or bars, or they may be outlining a particular shape.

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  • Unlike more rigid metals, silver can even be fashioned into a real knot, with strands of metal actually tying about one another.

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  • Needles are long thin strands of diamond crystals within the stone.

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  • Once that's dry, it's time for the strands of sequins.

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  • Did Coco Chanel have Chanel flip flops in mind when she created her iconic women's sportswear collection, or do the casual, beachy shoes designed by her fashion house have her rolling over in her strands of pearls?

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  • This can be particularly challenging for cheerleaders who color their hair, or have naturally multicolored strands.

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  • Beading Times has a small archive of projects that cover a lot of the basics, from donuts to multiple strands.

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  • Objects that are close together, such as two strands of beads on the same necklace, will be seen as belonging together.

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  • I have one beaded necklace (not one I made) that has a full 10 strands of beads, and I have necklaces that are nothing more than a pendant on a leather strap.

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  • Stranded cotton -- Six mercerized cotton thread strands are twisted loosely together.

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  • The strands, which are sold by the skein, can be separated for very fine work.

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  • The long eye allows several strands of embroidery cotton to be threaded at one time.

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  • Cross stitching usually requires that you use at least two strands together.

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  • Some people like the look of three and may even use anywhere up to six strands at a time.

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  • Floss has 6 strands, but usually you will use only 2 or 3 strands at a time.

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  • The thickness of yarn is also determined by how many plies or strands it has twisted together.

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  • Friendship bracelets are bracelets made by knotting together strands of colorful embroidery floss.

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  • Cut three strands of each of your three coordinating colors of embroidery floss to approximately three feet each.

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  • Holding all nine strands together, tie an overhand knot with a tail of about three inches.

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  • Use five strands each of two colors to make a two colored band.

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  • Use two strands each of four colors to make a four colored band.

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  • You can do anything from a basic braid to an intricate woven pattern that takes a dozen strands.

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  • Separate the floss strands according to color, so you have three of the first on the left, then three of the second, then three of the third.

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  • Pull it to the left at the middle of the string so that the two strands together look like the numeral four.

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  • Using several strands of string or embroidery floss, the crafter makes knots to create a pattern.

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  • Line your strands of floss up on the table in matching pairs to check to make sure they are all the same length.

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  • Group the strands together, then fold in half and tie a knot.

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  • Separate the strands into three sections.

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  • Braid the strands until they are long enough to fit on your wrist.

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  • At the end of the bracelet, take two strands and tie with the third strand to form a knot.

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  • Separate the strands again and make smaller mini braids with each group.

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  • Separate the strands by color so that you have three groups of threads to braid.

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  • Leaving about one inch of thread from the knot, snip the remaining loose strands with your scissors.

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  • The kids' craft website, Kaboose, has an easy braided friendship bracelet that is made with six 24-inch strands of embroidery floss.

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  • Remove the squash from its dish and scrape out the spaghetti-like strands into a bowl.

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  • These filmy sediments, cloudiness, and globular strands floating in the cider make up the Mother, and this is where you'll derive most of the health benefits.

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  • Other decoration options for sleepovers include making piles of unique throw pillows, adding twinkle light strands for a safe but fun lighting alternative, and using tents for a comfortable sleeping venue.

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  • Decorations can be as simple as draping a few strands of lights around the patio tables, arranging a centerpiece of fruit and flowers, adding bright tablecloths, and scattering some sea shells across table tops.

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  • Red and green streamers are available at party stores any time of year, as are colored light strands.

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  • For example, if your party is in the evening, choose several strands of decorative lights and place them around your deck or pool area.

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  • For young girls, choose strands of green beads, green nail polish and a glittery green party hat so they can dress up for the occasion.

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  • You can add to the effect by running strands of clear indoor lights around the room and illuminating battery-operated candles.

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  • Hang cut-outs of stars and crowns on curtains if the party is indoors, or string them on metallic strands to drape from awnings, trees and shrubs if the party is held outdoors.

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  • This causes older people to experience thinning hair and our hair strands actually become smaller.

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  • Likewise, anyone with dry hair might consider using this solely as a body wash given its occasional tendency to encourage drier strands.

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  • Brides can incorporate lace, pearls or metallic strands into their manicure for a vintage look.

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  • She smelled of her own musk, strands of hair escaping her braid to tickle his face.

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  • There were a few strands here and there, though certainly not enough to connect to the dream.

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  • Brady nudged strands of her hair away from her eyes and cupped her face with his other hand.

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  • The wall between them is perforated, giving passage to coarse strands of protoplasm.

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  • The common wall separating the pits of the two adjoining cells is pierced by strands of protoplasm.

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  • Outside this are three arcs of large cells showing characters typical of the endodermis in a vascular plan.t; these are interrupted by strands ofnarrow, elongated, thick-walled cells, which send branches into the little brown scales borne by the rhizome.

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  • The vascular supply of the leaf (leaf-trace) consists of a single strand only in the haplostelic and some of the more primitive siphonostelic forms. In the microphyllous groups Leaf.trace of Pteridophytes (Lycopodiales and Equisetales) in and Petlolar which the leaves are small relatively to the stem, the Strands, single bundle destined for each leaf is a small strand whose departure causes no disturbance in the cauline stele.

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  • The xylem parenchyma is often found in strands associated with the tracheal elements.

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  • Sometimes in lianes the whole stem breaks up into separate woody strands, often twisted like the strands of a rope, and running into one another at intervals.

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  • In Spirogyra the pyrenoids are distinctly connected by cytoplasmic strands to the central mass of cytoplasm, which surrounds the nucleus, and according to some observers, they increase exclusively by division, followed by a splitting of the cytoplasmic strands.

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  • HaberIandt has shown that in plant cells, when any new formation of membrane is to take place in a given spot, the nucleus is found in its immediate vicinity; and Klebs found that only that portion of the protoplasm of a cell which contains the nucleus is capable of forming a cell-wall; whilst Townsend has further shown that if the non-nucleated mass is connected by strands of protoplasm to the nucleated mass, either of the same cell or of a neighboring cell, it retains the power of forming a cell-membrane.

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  • If this is correct it is easy to see that the changes which take place may be initiated by the original delicate protoplasmic strands which pass through the cellwall.

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  • In the region of the neck lateral strands pass through the transverse canal of the cervical vertebrae; but from the thoracic region onwards, where the cardiac branch to the heart is given off, each strand is double and the basal ganglia are successively connected with the next by a branch which runs ventrally over the capitulum of the rib, and by another which passes directly through the foramen or space formed between capitulum and tuberculum.

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  • When we weave the weak strands of our lives together, a rope of great strength is created.

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  • Strands of her black hair lay round her inflamed and perspiring cheeks, her charming rosy mouth with its downy lip was open and she was smiling joyfully.

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