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  • n. Common misspelling of desiccation.


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  • This process, called dessication, "is more than just drying up," Mancinelli said.

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  • I don’t know if BCP are vulnerable to drought or winter dessication, which is the same thing, different seasonal process.

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  • The authors said their findings are conservative, since there is insufficient information to account for additional stressors like pharmaceutical pollution, mining wastes and massive water diversions that have led to the dessication of many great rivers including the Colorado in the western United States, the Indus in Pakistan, the Yellow in China, and the Nile in Egypt.

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  • 'The Son of No One' Anchor Bay Films Channing Tatum and James Ransone in 'The Son of No One' It's understandable that Dito Montiel, being a filmmaker, would have an affinity for pre-Giuliani New York: The chaos, crime and dessication of a place consuming itself is far more cinematic than a well-ordered metropolis.

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  • Or is it like dessication - flaking dead on the sheets

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  • It was the dessication that I'd come to associate with youth.

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  • That last one looks like it has a wide assortment of fruits and vegetables in various stages of dessication, plus whatever those erect things in the middle may be sausages? chocolate-covered bananas? really ugly cucumbers?

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  • This is because they can survive total dessication which fragments their genome.

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  • At this same locality I also found several horizons of dessication mudcracks, synaeresis mudcracks, and wave-form ripples.

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  • Dinosaur dissenter spews more dessication from his Jurassic theological wind-bags.

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