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  • 1 bristle — I. v. a. 1. Point with a bristle, fasten a bristle on. 2. Make bristly, roughen, erect in bristles, corrugate, bethorn, bespine, ruffle. II. v. n. 1. Stand on end, stand up like bristles. 2. Be horrent. 3. [With up.] Become irrita …

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  • 2 bristle — [bris′əl] n. [ME bristel, metathetic < OE byrst; akin to Ger borste, bristles < IE * bhr̥sti < base * bhar , point, bristle] 1. any short, stiff, prickly hair of an animal or plant 2. a) any of the hairs of a hog or of some other animals …

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  • 3 bristle — {{11}}bristle (n.) O.E. byrst bristle, with metathesis of r , from P.Gmc. *bors (Cf. M.Du. borstel, Ger. borste), from PIE *bhrsti from root *bhar point, bristle (Cf. Skt. bhrstih point, spike ). With el, dim. suffix. {{12}}bristle ( …

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  • 4 bristle — Synonyms and related words: Vandyke, acuminate, aggravate, anger, annoy, arise, arouse, badger, bait, barb, barbel, be alive, be at, be keen, beard, beaver, bedevil, beset, bite, blow up, boil, boil over, bother, bramble, bridle, bridle up, brier …

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  • 5 bristle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. hair, stubble. v. i. stand, stick up; stiffen. See sharpness, resentment, roughness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. hair, fiber, quill, seta; see hair 2 , point 2 , thorn . v. 1. [To display in abundance]… …

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  • 6 Shave brush — The term shave brush or shaving brush refers to a small brush with a handle parallel to the bristles used to apply shaving soap or shaving cream to the face when shaving. They are often decorative; the handle is sometimes made from fine materials …

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  • 7 insect — insectival /in sek tuy veuhl/, adj. /in sekt/, n. 1. any animal of the class Insecta, comprising small, air breathing arthropods having the body divided into three parts (head, thorax, and abdomen), and having three pairs of legs and usually two… …

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  • 8 List of plant morphology terms — Biologists that study plant morphology use a number of different terms to describe plant organs and parts that can be observed with the human eye using no more than a hand held magnifying lens. These terms are used to identify and classify plants …

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  • 9 Glossary of plant morphology terms — Biologists that study plant morphology use a number of different terms to describe plant organs and parts that can be observed with the human eye using no more than a hand held magnifying lens. These terms are used to identify and classify plants …

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  • 10 Leaf shape — Chart illustrating leaf morphology terms. Click the image for the details. Oddly pi …

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  • 11 mechanoreception — See mechanoreceptor. * * * Ability to detect and respond to mechanical stimuli in one s environment. A slight deformation of a mechanoreceptive neuron causes an electric charge at its surface, activating a response. Mechanoreceptors in pain spots …

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  • 12 Operation Infatuate — Part of Battle of the Scheldt LVT Buffalo amphibians during the i …

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  • 13 Operation Biting — Coordinates: 49°40′16.06″N 0°09′42.60″E / 49.6711278°N 0.161833°E / 49.6711278; 0.161833 …

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  • 14 barley — O.E. bærlic, originally an adjective, of barley, from bere barley (from P.Gmc. *bariz, *baraz) + lic body, like. First element is related to O.N. barr barley, and cognate with L. far (gen. farris) coarse grain, meal; probably from PIE *bhars… …

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  • 15 Red-figure pottery — Red figure vase painting is one of the most important styles of figural Greek vase painting. It developed in Athens around 530 BC and remained in use until the late 3rd century BC. It replaced the previously dominant style of Black figure vase… …

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  • 16 Mertensia paniculata — Northern Bluebell originating from Clearwater National Forest, Idaho. Scientific classification Kingdom …

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  • 17 Operation Flipper — Part of Western Desert Campaign Date 10 18 November, 1941 Location Libya Result …

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  • 18 Glossary of botanical terms — Many of the terms used in Wikipedia glossaries (often most) are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself. However, lists like the following indicate where new articles need to be written and are also useful for looking up and… …

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  • 19 bhares- : bhores- —     bhares : bhores     English meaning: point, stubble (with formants)     Deutsche Übersetzung: “Emporstehendes, Spitze, Borste”     Note: With s extension     Material: bhars Lat. fastigium (*bharsti ) “ the gable end, pediment of a roof;… …

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  • 20 Brush — Paintbrush redirects here. For other uses, see Paintbrush (disambiguation) .: Bottle brush redirects here. For the tree, see Callistemon . The term brush refers to devices with bristles, wire or other filaments, used for cleaning, grooming hair,… …

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