pack tightly

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He leads a team that includes juniors Seth Avery and Kevin Scott, who like to pack tightly and generally run within 10 seconds of each other.
The tiny lavender flowers that blossom from the stem develop into small, juicy fruits that pack tightly together to form one succulent mass.
A drug that weakens the bonds between proteins or that stiffens individual protein "bricks," preventing them from stretching or compressing as needed to pack tightly together, might create a leaky fortress.
To get chains to pack tightly in extended conformations, they must be grown from the surface, a method we call the 'grafting from' approach," he added.
Most of the loops are highly compact because loop side-chain atoms appear to pack tightly within the loop core.
Watching a little pack tightly clustered around a fresh scent, following it passionately, losing it temporarily, regaining it joyously, and all the while singing cacophonously are what rabbit hunters live for - along with tender, southern-fried rabbit legs.
At 39x15x9 inches, the case has enough room in the main compartment to safely store your bow, as well as many other items you'll want to pack tightly.
I wash, scrape, and slice them, then boil until they are soft enough to pack tightly into glass jars.
Though many of those have shown some success, one drawback is that it's difficult to load large amounts of siRNA onto those carriers, because the short strands do not pack tightly.
The stumble at Billingham pushed them back down into the drop spots but with the pack tightly bunched above them, victory could haul them up three places - especially as rivals Town, Guisborough and Shields are all on FA Vase duty.
He said that in live coral, the juveniles and adults pack tightly together, all hiding in the shelter of the coral.