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widely-separated

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  • There has been a clear trend to fewer extremely low minimum temperatures in several widely-separated areas in recent decades.

    Global warming frequently asked questions

  • (Flying animals are more mobile than grounded species, and thus more likely to visit widely-separated plants.)

    Pollination ecology of desert plants

  • Wormholes — tunnels through spacetime, which in principle can connect widely-separated events — are a more promising alternative.

    Rules for Time Travelers

  • Which is just another name for seeing widely-separated parts of a jigsaw puzzle, and guessing the pattern accurately.

    Rotation

  • I was puzzled as to how someone managed to come up with a superficially-damaging quote-mine from an apparently unrelated article from the 1950s so I did a Google search on a couple of widely-separated sentences in your comment.

    Dr Michael Egnor challenges evolution! - The Panda's Thumb

  • I was puzzled as to how someone managed to come up with a superficially-damaging quote-mine from an apparently unrelated article from the 1950s so I did a Google search on a couple of widely-separated sentences in your comment.

    Dr Michael Egnor challenges evolution! - The Panda's Thumb

  • It was a Nantucket ship, the Bachelor, which had just wedged in her last cask of oil, and bolted down her bursting hatches; and now, in glad holiday apparel, was joyously, though somewhat vain-gloriously, sailing round among the widely-separated ships on the ground, previous to pointing her prow for home.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Age-Adjusted Mortality Rates: Because the age composition of a population can vary over time, it is frequently difficult to make much sense of comparisons of crude or summed cause-specific mortality rates between widely-separated years.

    The Population of the United States

  • ALGIERS - Saboteurs have set fire to telephone exchanges in two widely-separated areas of Algeria and cut telephone lines in a third, state radio reported.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Within an hour, confirmation was obtained from four widely-separated sources: President Fowler had cancelled several days 'worth of appointments.

    The Sum of all Fears

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