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cotton trousers made of corduroy cloth

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He perceived in one corner a door leading into the mountain, and at the foot of the mountain was a high rock on which was fixed an iron ring with a cord attached.
This fact and the words that had cautioned me that danger lay beyond the KNOTS convinced me that the rope had been severed since my friend had placed it as my guide, for I had but passed a single knot, whereas there had evidently been two or more in the entire length of the cord.
John Want rises with a groan, turns the chest up on one end, and begins to fasten the cord round it.
It is but the eye to the cord, the cord to the shaft, and the shaft to the mark.
Don't be in a hurry," said Cord to Vronsky, "and remember one thing: don't hold her in at the fences, and don't urge her on; let her go as she likes.
Getting his right foot in the stirrup, he smoothed the double reins, as he always did, between his fingers, and Cord let go.
Cord, too, scowled, and followed Vronsky almost at a trot.
The scientists said they completely severed the spinal cords of a number of rats and removed a fraction of an inch of the cord to create a gap.
1) where RFL treated nylon 6,6 cords were cured in rubber stocks under relatively mild conditions (300 degrees F for 40 minutes), two key factors were found to influence cord-to-rubber adhesion.
a leader in the collection, processing, and banking of stem cells derived from the umbilical cord immediately after birth, with a current unrelated (for transplant) cord blood bank inventory of over 8,500 units, plus over 1,000 research units.
Saving a few ounces of blood from a newborn's umbilical cord saves lives - that's the message going out to parents and obstetricians from a growing network of U.
In addition, they hoped that the NGF-containing cells would stimulate severed nerves within the rats' spinal cords to grow across the injured gap and rejoin.
As cord blood increasingly takes front and center stage as a critical source of stem cells for transplants, it has driven the need for consistent quality standards to ensure the safety and efficacy of this life-saving therapy.
A novel mathematical model of how nerve cells along a lamprey's spinal cord may generate the rhythmic waves of electrical signals that trigger muscle contractions has now provided surprising insights into lamprey locomotion.