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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. earl
  • abbr. English

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  • The term E. coli refers to a group of bacteria, some of which produce toxins and can cause illnesses in people.

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  • Gail also gave me the name E. bungeanus which also looks just like it.

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  • Here were the letters Charlotte Bronte had written to her brother and to her sisters during her second sojourn in Brussels -- to 'Dear Branwell' and 'Dear E. J.,' as she calls E.ily -- letters even to handle will give a thrill to the

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  • "I've got it in my wallet now, an 'on the locket was the letters E. P., an' on a piece o 'paper that was pinned to the baby's dress was the name E.elka Peterson."

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  • One tabloid publication even used the acronym E.A.S.Y. to describe the country's group, as in England,

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  • However, usually gene variants contribute to the diversity of a population, instead of all-or-nothing traits; and silent mutations can accumulate over time and only become concrete after some critical mass is reached, as in Lenski's long-term E. coli experiments.

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  • Poster 1.127: "An Open-label E.tension of Two Placebo-controlled Studies of Carisbamate as Adjunctive Treatment of Partial Onset Seizures in Adults: 18-month Update"; J. Halford, R. Kalviainen, E. Ben-Menachem, J. Schmitt, F. Wiegand, G. Novak

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  • "var x = E" declares a variable x to be of the type of the expression E.

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  • Reminds me of the time Andrew Schlafly demanded the “original data” from Richard Lenski’s long term E. coli evolution experiment: they wouldn’t know what to do with anything even if they could have it.

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  • I also think we need to reconsiders Lenski’s long-term E. coli experiment.

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