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  • noun Plural form of acceptor.


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  • This extremely classy looking setup did not come cheap or easy by the sounds of it, as Chris had to replace many of the cabinet's structural elements (legs, coin acceptors, and service buttons) along with fixing three different LCD displays inside of the machine!

  • Population control may involve any or all of the following: propaganda in favor of smaller families; pressure for legal change such as raising the legal age for marriage or repealing restrictions on contraception and abortion; widespread availability often including public subsidy of contraception, sterilization and abortion; the use of specific target numbers for birth control "acceptors" and for reduction of birth rates; economic penalties for having more than one or two children; and physical coercion to use birth control.

    Morality is Objective (And People Are Wrong)

  • Also, around 40% of the job acceptors reported that they could have stayed in their current jobs when they took a new one.

    KPC Job Fair!

  • Well, curiosity got the better of Bob Hall and Allen Krueger (H&K, ungated paper is here) so they went out and surveyed (probably the NSF paid a firm to have the survey done) around 1400 job acceptors to see what were the relative frequencies of the different types described above in the US labor force.

    KPC Job Fair!

  • Turmeric is another spice containing the Michael acceptors.

    Forever Young

  • They work their positive effects by acting as electrophilic Michael acceptors, which activate good transcription factors such as NRF2.

    Forever Young

  • The simulation of N2O emissions requires consideration of the combined N and C cycles, because the substrates of denitrification include electron acceptors (NO3) as well as oxidizable C substrates.

    Effects of changes in climate and UV radiation levels on function of arctic ecosystems in the short and long term

  • There is a serious reign of terror by Xian fundie terrorists directed against the reality based academic community, specifically acceptors of evolution.

    Seventh-Day Adventists split over evolution? - The Panda's Thumb

  • But there are some species of bacteria that use other substances as electron acceptors.

    Friday! August 07 – The Bleat.

  • Well, the fact that even AGW “acceptors” such as Bjorn Lomborg (sp?) are pilloried for suggesting that we have finite resources that would be better spent on addressable problems (such as clean drinking water, education, pre-natal health, etc.) indicates just how fanatical the AGW proponents are.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Against Climate McCarthyism, Part Deux


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