Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of elevation.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Salsa macha, the table salsa found in nearly every restaurant and home in Orizaba and other Veracruz towns with higher elevations, is a direct descendent of African cooking.

    Immigrant Cooking in Mexico: The Afromestizos of Veracruz

  • ~ Extra Cortisol Protects Women's Mood Under Stress -- "Although chronic stress, which brings long-term elevations of cortisol in the bloodstream, can weaken the immune system and induce depression, this new study adds to mounting evidence that cortisol given near in time to a physical or psychological stress may lessen the stressor's emotional impact."

    Speedlinking 2/13/07

  • This wild grass is called teosinte and is thought to be the ancestor of what today is called Zea Mays or corn and still grows in elevations between 400 - 1700 meters in Michoacan and Jalisco, Mexico.

    **Seeds of Grass**

  • Mar. 1969, condensed to patterns with terrain elevations of 600 meters or more ...

    Barnes, Charles R.

  • Although we do not yet know why these particular patients were especially susceptible to catecholamine-induced SCM, these 9 cases raise the concern that long-term elevations of catecholamine "stress" hormones, in chronically stressed people with otherwise healthy hearts, may be capable of inducing acute or sub-acute cardiac dysfunction.

    MND: Your Daily Dose of Counter-Theory

  • Although chronic stress, which brings long-term elevations of cortisol in the bloodstream, can weaken the immune system and induce depression, this new study adds to mounting evidence that cortisol given near in time to a physical or psychological stress may lessen the stressor's emotional impact.

    February 12th, 2007

  • I perceive that good and ancient Poets have shunned the affectation and enquest, not only of fantasticall, new fangled, Spagniolized, and Petrarchisticall elevations, but also of more sweet and sparing inventions, which are the ornament of all the Poeticall workes of succeeding ages.

    Of Bookes.

  • "The sugar maple is an American native that needs cooler weather, and we're seeing it move to northern latitudes and higher elevations, which is thought in part due to climate change," Roddick said.

    Climate Ark Climate Change & Global Warming RSS Newsfeed

  • The MSU / AMSU data is contaminated by surface effects over the Antarctic due to the high elevations, which is the reason RSS excludes this area, as well as other areas with high elevations.

    RealClimate

  • The addition of NASA’s data is a nice touch, meaning you’ll be able to find out more about the location you’re in, such as elevations and shadows.

    Navigon Updates | CurveHouse.com

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