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Students in the honors classroom, Dual-Channel students, were able to use both Building and Winnowing strategies.
As a result, those entrepreneurs that survive the winnowing process will enjoy unprecedented levels of attention and support from their VC partners.
He noted that "speech codes are totally inconsistent with the sifting and winnowing tradition," adding that "guests on the Jay Lend show probably fear censorship less than UW professors.
Winnowing the wheat of the world, they gathered such plunder as is piled here.
The evolution of global agriculture has been a process of winnowing and refining, removing parts that do not contribute to the imperatives of shape, yield and appearance that communities and markets generally impose.
He discusses the burden on the police, courts, and prisons; the inefficiencies, violent crime, and lost tax revenue of the black market; and the winnowing of both civil liberties and respect for the law.
With the winnowing of this year's field, picking a clear favorite has been challenging work especially with racing's darling Afleet Alex and strong Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Hurricane Run bowing out.
Hope more than fulfills the promise she showed in ``24''; Her Cohen is keenly committed to her job, even if it means winnowing her way through a hangover or two.
Sifting through and winnowing DNA fragments from wild and cultivated einkorn, a group of European researchers has traced the first sprouts of cultivate einkorn to a stretch of mountains in southeastern Turkey.
Mapplethorpe has previously not equaled smile but rather menace, depravity, or winnowing sickness.