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pitfall

noun abyss, catch, chasm, danger, dangerous spot, exposure to danger, exposure to harm, fovea, hazard, imminent danger, obstacle, peril, predicament, problem, quagmire, risk, risks, snare, threat, trap
See also: hazard, trap, trouble
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Other pitfalls include sward height not being achieved, damage to habitats, rubbish not removed from farms and non-completion of arable options.
What's more, your results may still be due to Pitfall 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5.
Pitfall traps are a common means of surveying animals in a wide range of taxa, including amphibians, reptiles, small mammals, and invertebrates (Campbell and Christman, 1982; Bury and Corn, 1987; Mengak and Guynn, 1987; Corn, 1994; Dent and Walton, 1997).
Gunn (radiology, University of Washington) and his contributors, in 101 cases, discuss the imaging appearance, clinical scenario, and differential diagnosis with key teaching points followed by images illustrating the pearl, pitfall, or differential diagnosis.
Sap beetle adults were surveyed by using baited pitfall traps during the 1994-1995 strawberry fruiting season and by examining plants with ripe
PITFALL (IPHONE) CAN you believe that Pitfall Harry is 30 years old.
Davison has found over his years of working with investors that one major pitfall for investors has been, remarkably, that they do often not understand exactly what they are investing in.
Of course, you can avoid this pitfall altogether by sticking to a basic typeface such as Arial that is available on almost all computers.
This survey was conducted using terrestrial drift fences with pitfall and double-ended funnel traps.
This case illustrates another potential pitfall in melioidosis serodiagnosis.
Holotype male taken in uncovered, dry pitfall trap at an elevation of 1,267 m at the Dalquest Research Site, 29[degrees]33.
One pitfall is that minorities could be underrepresented on the 11-member citizens commission that would be chosen from a poll of 55 names by the Fair Political Practices Commission.