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Synonyms for ling

water chestnut whose spiny fruit has two rather than 4 prongs

common Old World heath represented by many varieties

elongated marine food fish of Greenland and northern Europe

American hakes

elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth

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Male giant panda Ling Ling, on loan to Mexico since November last year for mating purposes, will return to Tokyo's Ueno zoo in April or later rather than the end of this month, zoo officials said Monday.
Ling also said, "It is expected that there will be agreements on multi-modal transport and on the facilitating of inter-state transport.
Live football Sky Sports 1, 7.45pm TORQUAY'S pitch is now so woeful that manager Martin Ling has found himself looking forward to away games, such as tonight's short trip to Exeter, almost as much as unpopular Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez, writes Michael Brear.
Female Amba was identified as a genetically perfect mate for Ling Ling, and moved to Birmingham on April 17 from nearby Dudley Zoo.
Ling does not claim that the car, the clock and the mobile phone are the only existing social mediation technologies (for example, he also notes online calendar systems), but he focuses on these in order to demonstrate how the arrangement of communication is (and has) changed according to the tools at hand.
Christine Nee Moi Ling, EdB, MPH, a public health educator for the Hawaii State Department of Health, died in April in Honolulu.
Before and after: Samantha Ling has lost six-and-a-half stone since January
Ling played nearly 200 games for Swindon and was an integral part of the team that won promotion to the Premier League in 1992-93 - the Robins' only season in the top flight.
Following its debut in Mykonos last summer, Ling Ling is set to open at Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech this autumn.
Ling made a poor start by missing his first target but hit 13 of the next 14 to secure bronze.
THE bling was on Ling last night as Team GB picked up a bronze medal in the men's trap.
Smuggled Jin Ling, resembling the US Camel brand in appearance, have been sold across Europe and packets have been recently seized in the West Midlands, including Chelmsley Wood, as well as Heanor in Derbyshire.
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PRINCETON - Anna Ling Pierce's niece is safely home in California, but Mrs.
The journalists, Laura Ling, 32 and Euna Lee, 36 were accompanied by ex-president Bill Clinton who visited North Korea's leader Kim-Jong-il to negotiate the women's release as "purely a humanitarian effort," CNN noted today.