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Synonyms for decayed

Synonyms for decayed

damaged by decay


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The centre of the tooth, including the nerve and blood vessel tissue (pulp), is removed along with decayed portions of the tooth.
The observations at LHCb and CMS were so rare that Bs mesons only decayed into two muons about three times in every billion collisions.
Results: Data showed a significant incidence of disease starting in toddlers, with over 28% of children in this group suffering from decayed teeth.
1 : to break down or cause to break down slowly by natural processes <Fruit decayed on the ground.
14]C has decayed to an undetectably minute fraction of its original value (less than 6 millionths).
Dentists are reporting kids as young as five in the deprived South Wales Valleys with badly decayed teeth as a result of sugary snacks and fizzy drinks.
The particles decayed quickly, and by carefully measuring the energies of decay products, the scientists calculated the phi mesons' masses.
If they are severely decayed, need to be pulled or fall out too soon, the permanent teeth can come in crooked and crowded, condemning the child to years of orthodontia or a lifetime of twisted teeth.
The study showed that in St Helens the average five-year-old has 2 1 / decayed,missing or filled teeth, which puts them well above the average.
Remove all pennies that land tail-side up--representing decayed atoms--and place them in a pile away from your work surface.
Ideally, once the wood on the surfaces has been decayed, the fungus will be prevented from contacting any more wood by the plastic phase and weight loss will be limited.
There is a certain authenticity to these arguments, but it is also the case that people who lived in past centuries would be horrified to see their buildings endearingly degenerate, and that part of our loathing for decayed Modernist work has to do with our lack of nostalgia for Modernism itself.