from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A crust of tiny crystals lining a rock cavity, usually composed of the same minerals that occur in the rock.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An inner surface with a crust of tiny crystals.
- n. An aggregation of calcium oxalate crystals found in certain plants.
- n. A tiny yellow or white accumulation of extracellular material that builds up in Bruch's membrane of the eye.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cavity in a rock, having its interior surface studded with crystals and sometimes filled with water; a geode.
- n. One of a people and religious sect dwelling chiefly in the Lebanon mountains of Syria.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rock-cavity lined with crystals; a geode, or, as miners call it, a vug.
- n. One of a people and religious sect of Syria, living chiefly in the mountain regions of Lebanon and Anti-libanus and the district of Hauran.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an adherent of an esoteric monotheistic religious sect living in the relative security of the mountains of Syria and Lebanon who believes that Al-hakim was an incarnation of God
If they are the same picture then no amount of leg, hip, thigh, or tongue movement could possibly create differences in the SAME picture. maybe this is a printing perspective ... this is the "printing press '" artistic expression. druse
It was the first killing since a year in Lebanon. and Prime Minister Fuad Saniora had spoken to the druse leaders for peace.
His chief of protocol at one time was a lady named Lucky Roosevelt which sounds very WASPy but in fact she's a Roosevelt by marriage and she's a Lebanese druse by birth.
Tschirakin's precious stone was doubtless nothing else than a druse of this shining but valueless mineral.
I found no cavity (druse), no crystallized substance, not even rock-crystal; and no trace of pyrites, or any other metallic substance.
SANA News reports about a couple from Majdal Shams, an absolutely lovely druse village (yup, I've been there) located on the occupied Golan Heights adjacent to the Syrian boarder, who studies at Damascus University.
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