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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of oviposit.


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  • The longish story short is that Sensation is about parasitic nematodes in the form of oviposited wasp eggs spreading revolutionary politics; the novel is told from the POV of a species of fairly conservative spider with a form of collective intelligence.

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

  • Brownlee revealed his lack of foresight by oggling some L-bent HDMI cables, and admired a Portal-style oviposited recycling egg.

    Boing Boing

  • To this end, recently emerged males and females were allowed to pair, after which the female oviposited in several species of aphids.

    Q. E. D., or New Light on the Doctrine of Creation

  • The rate of oviposition was determined as the number of females that oviposited divided by the initial number of females tested.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • In FWMs and d5FWMs, the number of eggs oviposited tended to decrease as GC rank progressed, but this effect was most marked in the second group.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Eggs oviposited in each GC of both FWMs and d5FWMs were counted by examining filter papers under a dissecting microscope.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • But you aren't paying for the function, you're paying for the design, and who amongst us does not want to turn our kitchen into the microcosmic eating lounge of Aperture Science, with helpful (albeit homicidal) recycling eggs (oviposited by glorious GLaDOS herself) pristinely hovering about, electronically warbling invitations to deposit our spare cans, or perhaps just our spleens, in their plastic, opalescent bellies?

    Boing Boing


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