Castor


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a multiple star with 6 components

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a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar

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a pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable

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a hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material)

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type genus of the Castoridae: beavers

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PEG 40 castor oil, that is not suitable for human consumption or therapeutic use and may contain impurities such as DEG; and
This deal also underlines our unique selling points for the maritime market: Castor Marine not only offers highly reliable maritime Ku-band services as a network operator, but also designs and support the IT infrastructure to meet the needs of business and crew welfare applications of the most demanding customers, such as Wagenborg Shipping, added Ivo Veldkamp, CEO of Castor Marine.
Farahani and Aref (2008) conducted an experiment in which castor bean was treated with four nitrogen levels (0, 40, 80 and 120 kg ha-1) and showed that highest seed yield, biological yield and oil yield were achieved under application of 80 kg N ha-1, highest 1000 seed weight was received with 120 kg N ha-1.
Are Pollux and Castor really all that attention-grabbing in a region of sky which features the brightest constellation (Orion), the brightest star (Sirius), and the two brightest naked-eye star clusters (the Hyades and Pleiades)?
The eri silkworm nourished with leaves of different castor exhibited significant difference in total larval duration.
The plant was later fully modernised and its castor seed crushing capacity increased in stages from 100 to 1,200 tonnes per day.
As Castor, John Tessier used his naturally light voice to advantage, with a fine sense of style and a sensitive delivery of the text, while the wonderful tone and passion of Edwin Crossley-Mercer made for a gripping Pollux.
20) Castor oil has found application as a softener and as a raw material source for polyamides.
A warrant of arrest has earlier been issued against Castor for multiple murder and frustrated murder charges.
Some recent studies on the transesterification of castor oil have been carried out under microwave irradiation.
Pure castor oil was procured from a super market in Saddar, Karachi, Pakistan.
Helen Castor presents Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death, a DVD documentary about major milestones of everyday life in medieval England.
68 CHARACTERIZATION OF SEED PREDATION IN CASTOR BEAN (RICINUS COMMUNIS L.