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  • noun Plural form of substitution.

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Examples

  • Such variation in level of stress, together with just a few substitutions, is what keeps the iambic verse from sounding sing-songy.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Lawyer-Poet

  • It is possible my grain substitutions are the cause, but really I just think this bread is super-enriched for a sandwich bread, making for a very wet dough.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • ` ` We made some mistakes in substitutions and formations that really hurt us, trying to shuttle as many different people in trying to replace Brandon Tate, and that's no excuse, '' North Carolina coach Butch Davis said.

    USATODAY.com

  • It is possible my grain substitutions are the cause, but really I just think this bread is super-enriched for a sandwich bread, making for a very wet dough.

    Laura’s Not 7 Grain Multi Grain Honey Bread

  • If you like, you can make one or two substitutions from a short list chalked on a blackboard but we placed ourselves at the mercy of the chef.

    Irish Blogs

  • Numerous clinical studies have shown a correlation between the presence of PPS and a history of severe initial paralysis with a relatively good recovery of useful strength and function. 48,52,60 These observations support the theory that weakness and fatigue in PPS results from long-term substitutions for muscular weakness that place increased demands on muscles.

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  • … cgatcatcgatAcgatgctactacta … if we limit the discussion to substitutions, is the upper-case A equally likely to mutate to G, C, or T, or is one substitution much more likely than the others?

    A Minimal Genome

  • Instead, it has become the norm for press outlets simply to repeat, with a few word substitutions, stories indistinguishable from those previously published by dozens of other press outlets, without ever examining any contrary evidence that might raise doubts about this perceived reality.

    Statistics on the Prisoner of War issue

  • Given all the other ATROCIOUS word substitutions I see in reviews all the time, the idea that something so relatively "subtle" might slip through doesn't seem like a stretch to me.

    Simplicity's Bad?

  • An interesting (cough-cough) audio on the newer versions of the Bible in English and what the word substitutions reveal.

    Archive 2007-11-01

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