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a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

any sharply pointed projection

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tubular extension at the base of the corolla in some flowers

a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward

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a railway line connected to a trunk line

incite or stimulate

give heart or courage to

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strike with a spur

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goad with spurs

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equip with spurs

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Tail is very small, interfemoral membrane with calcar, second digit well-developed phalanges and the first and second digits are clawed.
It was a bittersweet win in the 3,000 steeplechase for Oregon State's Karl Van Calcar as OSU disbanded the track program at season's end.
Vesalius himself bad publicly granted Calcar a key role in at least one of his publications, while also making it clear on several occasions that he often produced illustrations of his own.
My hunch was correct: this bat had calcars, long pieces of cartilage that proved to be early adaptations for flight, not for catching insects as had been previously thought.
Effects of contrasting patterns of larval dispersal on the genetic connectedness of local populations of two intertidal starfish, Patiriella calcar and P.
A revision of the genus Leiobunum by Norman Davis (1934) noted that similarities between Leiobunum serratipalpe and Leiobunum calcar led some to believe L.
Complications included 3 calcar fractures requiring wire augmentation, 2 dislocations, and 1 case each of nondisplaced calcar fracture, wound hematoma, and nontfatal pulmonary embolus.
van Calcar, Over de psychologie van den angst en haar beteekenis voor de opvoeding (Leiden, 1934); Ph.
Taxonomy of the Leiobunum calcar species-group (Opiliones: Sclerosomatidae: Leiobuninae).
This is effective especially if the medial calcar is intact.
Event Combines the Expertise of the CalCar Initiative and the Breakthrough Battery of Nilar; Audience to Learn how to Perform Conversion Themselves
Even in the dark and forgotten corners of Oregon State's track museum, the memories are vivid of Olympic high jumper Dick Fosbury and Karl Van Calcar, who won the 1988 NCAA steeplechase title on the last day of the OSU track and field program's existence.
It is distinguishable from yumanensis by its paler, golden-colored pelage, distinct keel low on the calcar, noticeably smaller hind foot, and short forearm, which measured 30.
If a stem extractor is not available, a bone tamp below the anterior medial calcar of the stem directed cephlad will usually allow dissipation.