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A high public or government official of the Chinese empire; the term has been used in reference to the power wielded by a mandarin-like class of professionals—physicians, lawyers, scientists, engineers, middle managers, etc.
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An example: The 10 to 17 taste testers that evaluated mandarins for the research reported that the flavor of W.
Murcott Afourer mandarins, previously refrigerated at 41[degrees]F, were brought out of the cold and kept at 68[degrees]F.
In other words, CUTIES velocity measured in dollars per store per week was 26% higher than any other mandarin competitor, according to Nielsen Perishable Group, giving those accounts that carried CUTIES a competitive advantage over the rest of the market.
EATING mandarin oranges or taking vitamin A compounds regularly could prevent liver cancer.
But mandarins take center stage, with a mandarin-themed recipe contest, mandarin shakes, even mandarin trees for sale.
Lemann is really concerned only with Mandarins, even as he recognizes that Lifers and especially Talents are not only more abundant but ultimately more important to the shape of American life.
The mandarins were supposed to become technocrat-statesmen who would operate a complicated new national applied-research apparatus and provide policy and administrative expertise to government.
Ten varieties of mandarins are growing on two ranches - one in the Oxnard area and one near Santa Paula - to gauge the ability of the trees to produce fruit in different conditions.
SEATTLE -- On Thursday, December 10, 2009, Seattle welcomed Japanese fruit growers as they reintroduced the traditional Japanese Mandarin "Aoshima" and the Japanese Tottori 20th Century Pear at the Japanese Mandarin and Pear Expo, held at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center.
Paramount Citrus will make a substantial, multiyear marketing and advertising investment to build a stronger brand for mandarins under the "Wonderful" label.
Cook the duck and mandarins, uncovered, for about 20 minutes.
Mandarin: Mandarins are slightly harder to peel, contain some seeds and have higher acidity levels