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

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Largess, in the form of odds and ends of cold cream and pomatum, and also of hairpins, was freely distributed among the attendants.
and perhaps Birmingham); model gondolas from Venice; model villages from Switzerland; morsels of tesselated pavement from Herculaneum and Pompeii, like petrified minced veal; ashes out of tombs, and lava out of Vesuvius; Spanish fans, Spezzian straw hats, Moorish slippers, Tuscan hairpins, Carrara sculpture, Trastaverini scarves, Genoese velvets and filigree, Neapolitan coral, Roman cameos, Geneva jewellery, Arab lanterns, rosaries blest all round by the Pope himself, and an infinite variety of lumber.
The maintained claims of the patent are directed to the use of short hairpin RNA molecules which are produced from genetic constructs, also known as shRNA technology, and has particular relevance to use in mammalian cells.
Sykes started from pole but was bumped down to second on the opening lap when Doningtonsupported Leon Haslam slipped into the lead at the Old Hairpin, after making a great start from fourth on the grid, before Rea took charge.
The descent between Drury's Hairpin and Mountside Hairpin will now become 'Hel Drop.
VIEWING: There are two viewing areas from Car Park E; the first is under the forest canopy at a fast downhill approach to a very sharp hairpin right turn.
ntrol on a hairpin bend and was thrown from her bike, which has a top speed of 180mph.
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.
At the front, Byrne was coming under increasing pressure from Kiyonari with the pair almost touching on several occasions before the Buildbase BMW made a decisive move down the inside at the hairpin to hit the front of the pack.
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.
One strand is usually overproduced by asymmetric PCR to allow intramolecular hairpin formation and genotyping using the excess strand.
A TEENAGER told a court yesterday how she was branded with a bent hairpin after being raped when she was just 12.
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.