from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The omission, dropping out, absence, or removal (of something) from a connected series: the opposite of intercalation.
- n. Specifically The absence, in a race of organisms, of any element in a series of homologous parts, such as a limb or a pair of limbs in an arthropod, or of a vertebra in the spinal column of a vertebrate, considered as evidence that the part in question has been lost or suppressed.
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They have to say, ok this is excalation not surge.
Although we experienced a modest excalation in cost, expanded metallurgical shipments increased adjusted EBITDA and per ton margins by 19% and 21% respectively compared to fourth quarter of 2009.
I was unable to speak to them on the phone, first I got several very rude people and then I was on hold for almost one hour for an excalation expert.
The sole explanation for the fall in the monthly death rate for Iraqi civilians was the troop excalation
The guilty ones are the ones who knowingly pushed for an excalation in military action when the evidence didn’t support a military action.