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pillar

 [pil´er]
a supporting column, usually occurring in pairs.
p's of fauces folds of mucous membrane at the sides of the fauces.

pil·lar

(pil'ăr),
A structure or part having a resemblance to a column or pillar.
[L. pila]

pillar

/pil·lar/ (pil´er) a supporting column, usually occurring in pairs.
articular pillars  column-like structures formed by the articulation of the superior and inferior articular processes of the vertebrae.
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Articular pillar.
pillars of fauces  folds of mucous membrane at the sides of the fauces.

pil·lar

(pil'ăr)
A structure or part having a resemblance to a column or pillar.
[L. pila]

pillar

a supporting column.

p's of the fauces
folds of mucous membrane at the sides of the throat.
pillar reins
short reins attached to each side of a horse's headstall and fixed to a pillar on each side of the horse, the ties at 5 ft above the ground and the pillars 3 ft apart; method of restraint while grooming or saddling a horse.
ruminal pillar
fleshy ridges which circle the rumen dividing it into dorsal and ventral sacs; lesser coronary pillars demarcate the caudal sacs.
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Pille said: "I believe people, especially young people, are quite Internet-savvy over here, so they're keen to use the Internet to look for up-to-date information and, in my case, for good recipes.
Specifically, when a loan officer gets to work in the morning, the Mortgage Returns software 'triggers' them about every past customer that is a candidate for a new mortgage transaction or for a correspondence for any reason," Pille says.
Il a indique que les autorites de securite a la localite Al-Firdos ont recupere un camion commercial pille par un groupe arme au long de la route entre les Localites Al-Firdos et Suntta.
Dans une etape importante pour expliquer la realite des faits et des evenements en Egypte, pour les communautes etrangeres d'affaires, l'Union des Chambres de commerce a envoye un message sous forme de communique, en plusieurs langues etrangeres, aux unions des travailleurs et aux Organisations internationales, pour leur expliquer la condamnation par l'Egypte des groupes terroristes, qui ont cible les magasins de commerce, incendie et pille, notamment ceux des coptes.
The creator and sponsor of the festival is The Pille Lill Music Fund (PLMF), established in 2003 to support the development of talented professional musicians who produce serious music.
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Pille Penjam's talk "The constructions of da-and ma-infinitives in Old Written Estonian" compared the uses and functions of infinitival complements in Old Written Estonian and contemporary written Estonian, using corpus data from the 17th century (a selection texts by Georg Muller, Heinrich Stahl and Christoph Blume, approx.
Collectively, Lenders One members account for $40 billion in yearly production, according to Luke Pille, Lenders One's executive in charge of national programs.
Een versorger het die volgende gese: "Ag man as jy nou nie jou pille wil drink nie, dan vrek jy maar".
The success of our preferred vendors is reliant on the relationships they can establish and then maintain with our members," said Luke Pille, Lenders One director of national programs.
Venant du Tafilelt dans le Rif marocain qu'elle aurait quitte pour des raisons inconnues, elle aurait traverse des milliers de kilometres, brave la faim, la soif, les pillards et les betes sauvages pour aller s'etablir dans l'Ahaggar et devenir la reine des tribus qui vivaient dans cette region L'histoire de Tin Hinan ne s'arrete pas a sa mort, elle defrayera la chronique 15 siecles plus tard lorsque son mausolee sera profane, son tresor pille et ses ossements emportes jusqu'en Amerique.
ALWATAN): * Le Ministere de l'orientation procede a recuperer l'argent pille et a tendance a restructurer les dotations.