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a source of danger or difficulty not easily foreseen and avoided

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an unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty

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a trap in the form of a concealed hole

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The PVC tubes served as sleeves to house the 20 pitfall traps (13cm deep, 12cm diameter) used at the beginning of each month to sample the transect.
Of course, you can avoid this pitfall altogether by sticking to a basic typeface such as Arial that is available on almost all computers.
Pitfall #1--Most packaging problems stem from not asking the right questions
This survey was conducted using terrestrial drift fences with pitfall and double-ended funnel traps.
This case illustrates another potential pitfall in melioidosis serodiagnosis.
Holotype male taken in uncovered, dry pitfall trap at an elevation of 1,267 m at the Dalquest Research Site, 29[degrees]33.
One pitfall is that minorities could be underrepresented on the 11-member citizens commission that would be chosen from a poll of 55 names by the Fair Political Practices Commission.
And the biggest pitfall is the flat-as-a-pancake host.
Cuando se comparo la eficiencia entre las dos estaciones del ano, verano e invierno, solamente las pitfall capturaron mas individuos durante la estacion de invierno en relacion al verano; a pesar de haber tenido casi cuatro veces mas de capturas durante este periodo, los resultados no fueron significativos.
The authors called this the greatest pitfall of all.
Another pitfall includes the limitations of filling a container and still being able to legally drive on U.
Do not fall into the paralysis by analysis pitfall.
This pitfall goes undetected by many taxpayers due to the obscure definition of a "rental activity," especially when taxpayers simply rely on tax preparation software or Treasury publications.
This study compared measurements of abundance based upon drift fences equipped with pitfall and funnel traps to plywood artificial structures in two habitats in the Chihuahuan Desert.