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any of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable

a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms

furnish with spars

box lightly

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Sparry and porous beds composed of ramous bryzoa fragments are brown and black in color, and occur down-dip to the west in this interval.
At approximately mid-slope on the Crozier Strait side of Polaris Peninsula, a prominent stratabound zone of coarse crystalline sparry dolomite was mapped northward around the nose of the peninsula to correspond roughly with the sulphide exposures of the discovery site.
Mr Sparry does not describe himself as a collector of anything in particular - but always finds a place for the things he likes.
The major effect in the ascending parts of these flow systems is massive cementation within the fractures, which commonly reach centimetre and locally decimetre dimensions, and are filled with sparry calcite or dolomite, quartz, and to a minor degree with other minerals, including sulfates and fluorite (Nesbitt and Muehlenbachs, 1997).
This section consisted of a light gray to light greenishgray, fossiliferous, sparry limestone and an overlyingbed of sparsely fossiliferous, glauconitic, fine-grained sand.
Pat Sparry, 27, of Stourbridge, recently started one-to-one training with former boxing champ Richie Woodhall.
On eighteenth-century examples of the corporeal metaphors and the idea of the regeneration of the body and nation see Sparry.
We thank the Ontario winter wheat cooperators, Zorka Szlavnics, Arend Smid, Morley McLean, Mark Etienne, Peter Matthew, and Ellen Sparry for providing the Ontario winter wheat performance trial data, and the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association, the farmers, and seed companies for providing the strip trial data.
Store manager Ian Sparry said: "There are only three Mothercare stores in Britain hosting a Winnie the Pooh birthday party so we are quite privileged to have it here in Cardiff.
Chert, sparry dolomite, sparry calcite, malachite, and pyrite are present in rare brecciated pods.
There, the pale pearl and sapphire blue, And ruby red, and em'rald green, Dart from the domes a changing hue, And sparry columns deck the scene.
Coffee was introduced into North America about 1668, and the first coffee house was opened in October 1676 in Boston by John Sparry.
The cracks formed in high-quality oil shale during hydrocarbon expulsion are filled with sparry calcite.