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alien

an organism, usually a plant, that is not native to the environment in which it occurs, and that is thought to have been introduced by man.
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Alien Sims is not really "occult" due to distinct abilities if compared to witches, fairies and vampires which possess supernatural powers.
The second chapter examines various literary critical approaches, including ones that see the alien as a metaphor for humans or for the unconscious.
A resident alien is a person who is a legally permanent resident alien at any time during the calendar year.
Rather than argue points, she links - her favorite word - disparate ideas by mere juxtaposition, forging connections that range from mildly intriguing (UFO sightings are linked with apocalyptic anxieties in our era and in the last fin de siecle) to bizarre (astronauts are linked with mainframe computers, witnesses to alien abductions with networked PCs) to obscene (the death of Christa McAuliffe in the Challenger explosion is linked with the perception of outer space as menacing and, finally, with the supposed sexual violation of female abductees).
Yet, he has shown that the alien version of this plant can survive in the laboratory at temperatures of 50 [degrees] for 3 months.
The Cutter & Buck golf shirt features the black and red Alien logo and is available in sizes ranging from extra small to extra, extra large.
and space aliens working in concert with some or all of the above), it seems reasonable enough.
Alien developed the application kit to accommodate the expanding list of applications for Gen 2 RFID.
The Center for Community Change (CCC) is one of the most important official sponsors of the illegal alien demonstrations and its website was the official host for the April 10 demonstrations.
Another significant exception is income subject to a treaty agreement, in which case the educational institution as withholding agent may rely on the treaty agreement terms if the alien individual has furnished the required documentation; see Regs.
If initial verification indicates a person is authorized to work in the United States but the employee is eventually found to be an unauthorized alien, employment must be terminated.
Little by little, we're throwing an alien species safety net around the Hawaiian islands," says Margaret Cummisky, an aide to Senator Daniel K.