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in a higher place above
descent down a nearly vertical surface by using a doubled rope that is coiled around the body and attached to some higher point abseil
(education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education) academic program
judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand affirmation
compressor that takes in air at atmospheric pressure and delivers it at a higher pressure air compressor
vascular fetal membrane that develops from the hindgut in embryonic higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) allantois
thin innermost membranous sac enclosing the developing embryo of higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) amnion , amnios , amniotic sac
higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) possessing an amnion during development Amniota
(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial appeal
carry a case to a higher court for review appeal
small invasive self-pollinating weed with small white flowers; much studied by plant geneticists; the first higher plant whose complete genome sequence was described Arabidopsis thaliana , mouse-ear cress
kind of hedged investment meant to capture slight differences in price; when there is a difference in the price of something on two different markets the arbitrageur simultaneously buys at the lower price and sells at the higher price arbitrage
securities purchase in one market for immediate resale on another market at a higher price arbitrage
person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class arriviste , nouveau-riche , parvenu , upstart
well drilled through impermeable strata into strata that receive water from a higher altitude so there is pressure to force the water to flow upward artesian well
large class of higher fungi coextensive with division Ascomycota: sac fungi Ascomycetes , class Ascomycetes
teacher lower in rank than a full professor but higher than an assistant professor associate professor
cortical areas that are neither motor or sensory but are thought to be involved in higher processing of information association area , association cortex
oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides; potent in reducing LDL cholesterol because higher doses can be given atorvastatin , Lipitor
European bison having a smaller and higher head than the North American bison aurochs , Bison bonasus , wisent
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