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Synonyms for chaff

Synonyms for chaff

to tease or mock good-humoredly

good-natured teasing

Synonyms for chaff

material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

foil in thin strips

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be silly or tease one another

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INNOVATIVE TO CUT COSTS OF POWERING MACHINESThe farmer improvised the biogas unit after realising he was spending more on fuel, at least three litres every day on the machine."I bought a chaff cutter, a great improvement from the improvised machete that I was using to chop napier grass and maize and sorghum stalks, but I realised it was consuming plenty of fuel," says Kemei.
Thus, cancelable template can be attained by template chaff point's encapsulation, where the principal objectives of cancellable biometrics templates can be checked, such as diversity, cancelability, reusability, non-invertability, and performance of technique.
In this study, we only use a ridge ending to focus on the matching algorithm and the method of chaff point creation.
Last year, the Iranian Navy equipped its home-made Jamaran destroyer with chaff and flare-dispensing systems to divert the missiles fired by other vessels or enemies' fighter jets.
"The heroine of 'The Chaff,' Usell Binah is a girl you will love—she's tough, smart, perky, pretty, and bound for America—if she can get out of Mother Russia alive." -- Robert J.
A heterogeneous vault contains two subsets, genuine points and chaff points.
Mughal said that according to reports received from district presidents of the fourm, the storm and rain had affected wheat, chaff, and cotton very badly.
The XRD spectra indicated no crystal substances for canola straw and rice chaff biochars (Fig.
Determined to help her fellow women, Zoe put herself on The Man Diet: 10 no-nonsense rules to stop you binging on bad romance and help you sort the wheat from the chaff - emotionally, sexually and romantically.
After harvest to evaluate the factors affecting the performance traits, plant height, total tiller number , fertile tillers, length of main spike, days to heading, days to maturity, chaff Weight, harvest index, 1000 grain weight, number of seeds per main spike and yield were measured.
John Lynch; Executive Councilor Beverly Hollingworth; and John Nyhan, chaff of the Hampton Beach Area Commission.
Gabriel North; THRESHING THE COSMIC CHAFF: THE RECKONING OF A DEGENERATE WORLD; iUniverse (Spirituality) $13.95 ISBN: 9780595444007
Luckily, at this stage in the competition, the wheat has been separated from the chaff. The remaining eight contestants battle it out to avoid getting the boot, as judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi give their expert opinions.
A housing at the back of the threshing rig enclosed a fan that developed enough wind power to blow the straw and chaff up a long pipe and onto the straw stack.
To separate the wheat from the chaff, I built a box with an opening on one side to slide in a old broiler pan.