Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name in northern Africa for varieties of esparto-grass, Stipa tenacissima and S. arenaria, used in the manufacture of paper. Also written halfa.
  • noun A simplified spelling of alpha.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A plant (Macrochloa tenacissima) of North Africa; also, its fiber, used in paper making.

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  • noun The letter A in the ICAO spelling alphabet

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  • I would like a command or a bash script that search all files in all sub, modified last 12 hours, in/var/logs and that contains "alfa" or "bravo".

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  • A multi-center, longitudinal follow-up study of patients with cystic fibrosis for monitoring pulmonary function, pulmonary exacerbations, and the safety of long-term treatment with Pulmozyme® (dornase alfa, recombinant) inhalation solution.

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  • Enobia's lead product candidate, asfotase alfa or ENB-0040, is a treatment for hypophosphatasia—a life-threatening disease that can cause skeletal deformity, severe muscle weakness and progressive damage to vital organs.

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  • Asfotase alfa, currently in Phase II clinical development, received orphan-drug status in the U.S. and European Union in 2008 and fast-track status in the U.S. in 2009.

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