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  • v. Present participle of elongate.


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  • Some of the detailed biochemistry isn't yet entirely worked out, about how the enzyme actually uses a small template reiteratively and, probably more importantly, exactly how it's regulated in elongating the telomere.

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  • "I sell Pepsi and cigarettes," said Yadav in Hindi, elongating the first syllable to pronounce the word "Pay-psee."

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  • He had a way of saying my name and elongating the vowels in a way that made it sound like a cussword.

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  • However, a recent report showed that the defects in Rpb1 ubiquitylation observed in CS cells are caused by an indirect mechanism: these cells shut down transcription in response to DNA damage, effectively depleting the substrate for ubiquitylation, namely elongating Pol II

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  • I'm pretty sure that if I were making a 16: 9 DVD that I would want to start with a source that has 16: 9 DAR rather than "elongating" a 3: 2 DAR. Forum

  • In both images, a woman is seen stretching her arms over her head as she takes off a shirt, elongating the feminine curve of the hips and arms, but exposing the damage cancer has ravaged on their bodies.

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  • Besides elongating the leg, they tone the thigh muscle -- which means women get to skip yoga and the meditation/Tourette's refrain running through the mind over the course of the class.

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  • Naughty and Nice: Louis Vuitton's waist-nipping, knee-brushing skirt suits are S&M meets Miss Moneypenny, elongating the silhouette and reshaping the figure.

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  • I think, with some syllable elongating and slurring, the chorus of “Delta Dawn” will do nicely.

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  • To get a similar elongating look, try Wren's Se black stirrup pants. $154 at Revolveclothing. com

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