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  • adj. having a life cycle lasting two seasons


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  • "It reminded me of the old days," Crabtree said, referring to his two-year career at Texas Tech, during which he averaged 115.5 catches per season.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • Mica calls a two-year, $109 billion funding proposal that has won bipartisan support in the Senate "a recipe for bankruptcy" of the Federal Highway Trust Fund, which bankrolls surface transportation.

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - The Washington Post

  • That does not seem to indicate to the senator from Alabama that a different situation exists every two years, at two-year intervals, in the continuing Senate.

    The Good Fight

  • During a two-year period in the early 1840s, there were, according to which historian you believe, either 0.7 or 1.03 whippings per slave per year.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Over a two-year period, Winnebago County authorities were told that Randy was seriously abusing Joshua.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • Ms. Garten added that she keeps a two-year supply of the popular loafers on hand "just to be on the safe side."

    The Barefoot Contessa in Black Suede Loafers

  • Mr. Ghosn, who at Nissan's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday is expected to receive another two-year term as CEO, said he wants to consolidate Nissan's efforts to build its presence globally by focusing on major markets such as China, the U.S. and Japan.

    Nissan Drives to Close Gap

  • He had a two-year trial, and it ended this week in acquittal.

    Borrowing Trouble

  • This Treasurys rally that kicked off in early April has driven the two-year yield near its all-time low of 0.316%.

    Take My Cash, Please

  • Indeed, when Tresor reopened after a two-year break in 2007, the owners chose a renovated power plant in Berlin's Mitte neighborhood to mimic the same underground, chaotic feel it had in the early days, says Rick Kay , a technical director for the club.

    The Berlin Night Life: Dark...and Cool


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