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  • However, the point of the experiment was to see if the evenly dimpled surface would have a "golf ball-like affect" and decrease the drag and fuel consumption.

    Can A Car's Gas Mileage Be Improved By Adding Golf Ball Dimples? » E-Mail

  • And I remember once going there for dinner and him producing the head of his femur at the table, which was a sort of creamy, white, cracked ball-like thing, and passing it around the table and asking people if they could guess what it was.

    Roald Dahl: The Story Of The 'Storyteller'

  • Have a ball: Look at all the extra care the baker took in crafting this lovely...round...spherical...ball-like thing for your birthday!

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  • From round, ball-like shapes, square boxes, cigars, to the traditional flying saucer.

    Mystery Of The Black Triangle UFOs | Disinformation

  • In the end I got two lint-covered ball-like objects.

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  • You will quickly spot a large metallic ball-like structure, where every night at 7: 30 p.m. there's an acrobat show called ERA: Intersection In Time, which mixes Chinese acrobat talent with Cirque de Soleil-style choreography.

    48 Hours: On the Town With Kids

  • Standouts at Moroso included smaller pieces that could liven up tired decor without requiring a huge investment, such as the playful "Helix" chair from Karmelina Martina (about €1,000) or the embroidered ball-like cushions and poufs (€150-€300) from Edward Van Vliet's "Sushi" collection.

    Confidence and Coffee in Milan

  • They create a ball-like mass, much like boxwood, with the added advantage of fall interest.

    Reposting of New Design-Part One-Why? « Fairegarden

  • The best way to explain the data was if the universe is like a dodecahedron - a ball-like shape with a surface of 12 identical pentagons.

    Our Repeating Pentagonal Universe

  • In its ball-like form and short thick peduncle, the yolk-sac of Centrophorus agrees with Squalus, and differs greatly from that of Galeus, which I have described as of peculiar shape, provided with a long umbilical cord, entering the sac towards the larger end.

    Notes on New Zealand Fish

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