lacuna

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lacuna

a gap, a case not provided for by a statute or in a document.
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Several other extant works of Hipponax, albeit in sadly lacunose form, use the same motif, describing a variety of eristic encounters in which the iambic ego enters into an athletic/physical struggle with another individual who, more often than not, turns out to be engaged in an activity that closely corresponds to the poet's own.
Nonetheless, this work will likely provoke criticism from some quarters that is lacunose and tendentious, as G.E.R.
Hall's style is clear and crisp, and he has a firm grip on the various classes of evidence for this diffuse and rather lacunose period.
The sources used in this research are rich and various: pastoral visitations, as well as ordination records and local historical surveys, are analyzed in order to fill out a documentation which is often lacunose. Precise quantitative data about the Tuscan seminaries are derived from these sources.
and distal areas and thins proximally; it has a lacunose structure.
Shade development effects on pitted morning-glory (Ipomoea lacunose) interference with soybeans (Glycine max).
Nevertheless, any attempt at a plausible reconstruction of the historical context must begin with the greatest possible confidence in the epigraphic evidence for tribute collection during the Peace, however lacunose it is; and uncertainty itself constitutes an important kind of knowledge.
lacunose grown in Pb-free hydroponic culture showing biomass reductions in plants grown in Bayport soil.