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pale

adjective anemic in comparison, become impooent, become tarnished, colorless in comparison, contrast, dim, dismal, drab, drained of color, dreary in comparison, fails in comparison, feeble in comparison, flat in comparison, flimsy in comparison, frail in comparison, ghastly, impotent, inadequate, incompetent, ineffective, insufficient, lackluster, languishing, lose their luster, lusterless, obfuscated, pallid
See also: ambit, border, boundary, capacity, circuit, district, locality, nebulous, obscure, outline, periphery, sphere
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Plantas de 0,5-1,5 m, sin rizomas o con rizomas largos y delgados, no tuberculiformes; laminas lineales a lineal-lanceoladas, de 5-15 mm de ancho; palea del antecio superior de 5-6 mm .
Para el analisis con el microscopio electronico Hitachi TM1000, las paleas operculares fueron removidas, lavadas tres veces con agua destilada, deshidratadas en una serie de etanol (50%, 75%, 85% y 95%) y secadas al aire.
The most abundant species of the Ping River were Nitzschia palea, Gomphonema lagenula, Cyclotella pseudostelligera, Cymbella turgidula and Diadesmis contenta (Fig.
Embolus originating from the distal area behind the palea and smoothly curving until terminating on the retrolateral side below the end of the upper TA sickle.
The lemma and palea (or hull) are fused to the seed.
As you leave Palea Gitonia and cross over the bridge, you will find Ioannis the Lambadistis monastery, and then further down the cobbled road you can see the river.
2d) is awned and the lemma and palea were covered by spiny trichomes and lignified papillae, and the apiculus presented abundant large prickle trichomes in the distal end of the palea (Fig.
The troublemaking Palea is often credited with setting up a theft incident during Cook's stay in Kealakekua Bay on the Big Island.
PALEA board member Avelino Capili said the 78-page petition disputing the legality of the agreement was filed at the Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon.
Virgil's lines read nequiquam pinguis palea teret area culmos and expectata seges vanis elusit aristis.
In the same letter, the group urged DOLE to immediately resolve with finality a June 29, 2015 order by the Bureau of Labor Relations (BLR) removing Rivera and 11 others from the PALEA board.
PAL, through its lawyers, manifested before the DOLE National Conciliation and Mediation Board its intent to discuss the issues raised in the notice of strike with duly-recognized representatives of PALEA.