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an irregularly shaped mass of indefinite size

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an awkward stupid person

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After an angry visit from the worst of the bullies, his teacher Learned Yugen, Clod's clay sculpture of a little girl comes to life and introduces herself as Ada.
Clod Lipo has been previously utilized to mobilize bone marrow-derived cells into circulation; however, the effect of such mobilization during an acute pulmonary inflammatory response elicited by intratracheal bleomycin has not been previously reported.
Schafer WM, Singer MJ (1976) Reinvestigation of effect of saran coatings on extensibility of swelling soil clods. Soil Science 122, 360-364.
In laboratory experiments, slaking (breakdown of soil clods into smaller fragments on rapid wetting) of soil clods obtained from Btx horizons of two Fragiudalfs in the southern Mississippi Valley Silty Uplands occurred at significantly lower rates than clods obtained from Bt horizons of a Hapludalf [13].
Cyfieithiad Gareth Miles o Le Dieu du Carnage gan Yasmina Reza ydi Llanast!, ac mae'r fersiwn Gymraeg - fel y ddrama wreiddiol - wedi ennill clod y beirniaid, a gwobrau yn ei sgil.
Four boys team up with Darrell to take part in planned mock military maneuvers on the playground, culminating in the Rack Pack's dirt clod battle with other kids from the neighborhood.
I couldn't bear the emotional trauma and took to eating clod. Later, I got used to eating charcoal and, finally, stones," says Baba Sangkhor, biting into a 200-gram piece of stone.
Shooting at a clod of dirt on a 100-yard berm is one thing.
Soil with a high proportion of clay is especially likely to clump, clod and be made unfit to support the root environment of growing plants.
The event will see Hari Sewell, a health and care consultant, Femi Oyebode, consultant psychiatrist and renowned poet, and Suzy Wilson, artistic director of Clod Ensemble, present their own perspective on why the arts are important in mental health.
Clod movement and tillage tool characteristics for modeling tillage erosion.
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What will it do to New York?" Blake, writing in Architectural Forum in 1962, observed: "So we now find that everyone--even its builder, I suspect--is really against this huge clod rising in the middle of one of Manhattan's worst bottle-necks--but nobody seems to be able to stop it." Even before the building had a name, it had become a symbol for overcongestion, greed, and, in the words of Philip Johnson, "distressing visual ugliness and ungraceful cost accounting functionalism."
"No man is an island, intire of it selfe; every man a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy friends or of thine owne were; any man's death diminishes me, because am involved in Mankinde; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee."
There are many methods for measuring soil bulk density, for example, the conventional methods such as the paraffin-sealed clod (PS) and the volumetric ring (VR) methods, and the modern methods such as the computed tomography (CT) and the neutron-gamma surface gauge (SG).