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type that has been set and used for printing or platemaking and is of no further use.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Ditch your rakish past and pick up an electric- or gas-powered leaf blower to clear your yard of deciduous
Some of the
escapes the degrading microbes and sinks into the deeper, darker layers of the ocean.
Here, life is dedicated to recycling
into nutrients that will nurture new life.
disappearance was calculated each month as the product of relative decomposition rate and mean amount of
Monthly losses were determined as the change in
plus the estimated disappearance of
Decomposers eat this
and use up the oxygen in the water, killing the fish and other animals.
He removed the
and a significant amount of dead muscle and tissue, too, but he could not close the wound.
was removed from plants to eliminate any possible interference with the spray reaching the target leaf area.
Their primary function is to break down
, particularly plants.
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