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a double pronged pin used to hold women's hair in place

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As each hairpin bend came, I noted the decreasing numbers, now at 38, and tried not to worry that we were still a long way off the final one.
Frankie fell at Campbell's hairpin towards the end of the Scottish Superbikes race.
The new technology is important for hill road safety, which always includes sharp turns, blind curves and hairpin bends that gives drivers minimal visibility of what is on the other side.
Note however that no complex thermal steps were involved; that specificity arises, much as in PCR, from the complementarity of two DNA regions; and that the strand extension (amplification) could be expected to occur across a relatively wide range of temperatures around the Tm at which the hairpin region is stable, as the hairpin only needs to transiently occur for priming to initiate and an increasingly long and thus stable double-stranded product to ensue.
Under pressure, Rea ran wide at the Old Hairpin and Sykes took the lead to see out the win, despite Rea snatching the lap record along the way.
VIEWING: The cars are visible for almost two miles as they approach a fast downhill section before crossing a deep watersplash, a jump, the twisty section in the bowl and then finally a jump and hairpin turn into the stage finish.
A spokesman for Pembrey Racing Circuit said: "A 27-year-old female competitor, who fell from her Yamaha R6 motorcycle at Hatchets Hairpin.
780 K Raikkonen (McLaren) 2004 Schedule - practice three 10am; qualifying 1pm; race 1pm tomorrow TV All live on Sky Sports F1 Circuit characteristics Almost completely flat and with a lack of challenging corners, but a long, gently curving 'straight' before the hairpin provides a good passing opportunity.
However, another Web site called The Hairpin posted a different birth certificate of the singer in January and according this, Lorde's real age is17 and she was born as Ella Yelich O'Connor in New Zealand.
The first and third sectors of the lap at Sepang feature long straights and hairpin bends, while sector two has some medium and highA[degrees]speed corners, which load up the tyres.
The road is narrow with hairpin bents and the visibility was poor because of morning fog.
In this letter, a compact BPF based on coupled-line hairpin resonators with self-contained three transmission zeros is proposed.
One strand is usually overproduced by asymmetric PCR to allow intramolecular hairpin formation and genotyping using the excess strand.
Perez dropped behind Hamilton after running wide while trying to pass Felipe Massa but made a pass on the Briton at the hairpin in a cloud of tyre smoke as he locked up his left-front tyre.
Perez dropped behind Hamilton after running wide while trying to pass Ferrari's Felipe Massa, but made a pass on the Briton at the hairpin in a cloud of tyre smoke as he locked up his left-front tyre.