rostrum


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a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e

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The hydrofoil was created from a series of x/z point data [26] and extruded in the -direction an amount equivalent to the area (A = 0.019 [m.sup.2]) projected by the rostrum. The remainder of the simulation parameters for the hydrofoil were identical to those conducted for the rostrum (see Section 4), including the grid resolution.
Newcastle copromoter Darryl Illingworth said: "Following on from Josef Franc's second place in the South Tees Silver Helmet at Redcar last week, Jerran's effort in finishing on the rostrum in such a prestigious event is great news for everyone connected with the Diamonds."
Although the specimen is the third record of a blue marlin in late Miocene deposits of southern California (Fierstine 2006), it is the only one with a skull and rostrum, and warrants description.
On imaging, the corpus callosum was divided into seven subregions (rostrum, genu, rostral body, anterior midbody, posterior midbody, isthmus, and splenium), and was measured at the mid-sagittal slice.
This irony is not lost on Iranian President/ figurehead Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, lately come to the public rostrum to plead for peace, love, and brotherhood, ya'll.
Yesterday, ladies and gentlemen, from this rostrum, the president of the United States, the gentleman to whom I refer as the devil, came here, talking as if he owned the world.
"But those are long-term issues, the short-term issue is to find out who we've got that is six years out and how you can apply the best resources to make sure they get up onto that rostrum."
Maestro, conductor or metro-gnome?; reflections from the rostrum.
The morphometric and morphological characters of the rostrum have been widely used to identify penaeid shrimp species (Heales et al., 1985; Dall et al., 1990; Pendrey et al., 1999).
Why would Flipper wear a soft sponge on its rostrum? "The sponge acts as a glove to protect their sensitive beaks," explains Michael Krutzen, a geneticist at the University of Zurich in Switzerland.
Lowe was staggered to seal her silver, edging ahead of Hungary's Zsuzsanna Jakabos in the finishing straight, and only narrowly missed another place on the rostrum as part of the team that finished fourth in the 4 x 100m medley relay.
To make the link, there is a platform that can rise or fall on scissor jacks; it can act as a goods lift or a rostrum for speakers.
Man cannot speak for her because he has been educated to believe that she differs from him so materially that he cannot judge of her thoughts, feelings, and opinions by his own." From the same rostrum 150 years later, Hillary Rodham Clinton picked Up the same idea: "Stanton was inspired, along with the others who met [in 1848], to rewrite the Declaration of Independence and they boldly asserted that 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men and women are created equal.'" All men and women, apparently an idea that never troubled the confidence or consciences of the Founding Fathers.
Twelve larval stages have been previously reported and there were four main features associated with the classification of the different stages: eyestalks, pleopod formation, telson/uropod development, and number of rostrum teeth.
He said: "I was really happy to get on the rostrum the first time out.