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an immoral or licentious person

to depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

deviation from a particular direction

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a dissolute man in fashionable society

degree of deviation from a horizontal plane

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a long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head

move through with or as if with a rake

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level or smooth with a rake

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sweep the length of

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examine hastily

scrape gently

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The above literature survey demonstrates that tooth shapes on jaws and gill arches and gill raker densities and shapes are valuable indicators of taxonomic differences and dietary preferences among taxa, and in some cases of differences among developmental stages or morphs within a single species.
Description: Dorsal rays VIII-I,12 (11-12); anal rays 1,13 (11-12, except one with 10); pectoral rays 16 (15-16); segmented and branched caudal rays 15 (usually 15, except two with 14); scales in lateral series 39 (36-40); transverse scale rows 14 (14-15); predorsal scales 20 (17-22); circurnpeduncular scales 21 (20-24); postdorsal scales 12 (10-12); gill rakers on first arch 2 + 9 (1-3 + 8-10); total rakers 11(10-12).
maximus gill rakers from a central position on the gill arch, include: an increase in gill raker length, a shift in the basal angle from rounded to subangular, an increase in length of the medial process, and development of a concave mesial edge to the medial process.
Traditional Chinese medicine has a 2,000-year history, but manta ray gill rakers have only appeared as an ingredient in the past decade, as a new generation of entrepreneurs has pushed them as a miraculous ingredient of a cleansing tonic or soup.
Nevertheless, furcated rakers arising as small hooks from the main raker are related to increased food intake by planktivorous fishes (Lazzaro 1987).
The method of raker and microbranchiospine removal was modified from that of Drenner et al.
Raker Lakes produced a cracking 47lb 8oz mixed bag for winner Dave Scott of Smart Baits during a 29-peg match last Sunday.
February 20--Moon Raker, Marshall, Michigan; Fundraiser, March 20--TBD; "MiOSHA Update," Quentin Yoder, MiOSHA.
After an epic struggle Congress passes the Raker Act in 1913, which OKs the construction of a dam that will inundate Hetch-Hetchy.
That's well before disclosure of cracks in raker beam 24 delayed the Oct.
According to Jim Raker, a research analyst at Morningstar Inc.
Suddenly the gang saw a little creature racing around ahead of the raker.
To be a deep-woods saw doctor, your basic tool assortment should include a chain-repair tool, 4 min allen wrench, 5 mm allen wrench, flat file, 7/32 round file, 3/16 round file, 5/32 round file, 13-21 mm combination wrench-scrcwdriver, 19-21 mm combination wrench-screwdriver, bent-jaw needle-nose pliers; saw-chain repair parts, spare sparkplug, universal piston stop, carburetor screwdriver with built-in magnet, bar-groove cleaning tool, raker filing gauge, spare screw assortment; sparkplug gap gauge, spare starter rope.