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balsa

a very lightweight timber, easy to carve to fit limbs, used for making individual splints.
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The present study was conducted from June to August 2008, which is the flowering period of the balsa wood, and was based on the observation of some O.
Each model is designed to last a lifetime, helping to reverse the "disposable board" culture brought about by decades of inexpensive but fragile foam and balsa wood boards.
Alcan is supporting the development of advanced energy-saving solutions in the area of wind power, for example, by supplying selected-density and standard balsa wood in the construction of modern high-tech wind turbine blades (a scale model of a modern wind turbine is on display at the Alcan booth).
In the second type of uncertainty, Balsa and McGuire (2003) assumed that physicians have no trouble assessing the diagnosis and severity of patients in their own racial group, but the indicators of patients' clinical condition are noisy for patients from a different racial group, possibly due to miscommunication and misunderstanding resulting from cultural or language differences.
As the most potentially dangerous and hands-on phase of the exercise, the detention of the Balsa was an exhausting experience for everyone involved--particularly the container ship's crew.
According to Albert Constantine in the book Know Your Woods, under favorable circumstances, balsa trees are ready for cutting when they are seven years old.
While balsa is both strong and lightweight it can also be comparatively expensive," says John Schickling, EVP and COO of KaZaK Composites.
Modelled on the deadly "spray and pray" rapid fire weapon favoured by gangsters, the balsa wood weapon was even fitted with a phoney silencer.
Mr Allen was airlifted to hospital with the splinter of balsa wood still in his eye and his eye hanging from its socket, the inquest heard.
Balsa construction allows the Rapala Flat Rap to slowly rise during the all-important pause between twitches.
James; 7 Jet A1 paraffin; 8 Shooting Stars; 9 Elton John; 10 Balsa wood.
When a balsa wood lance hit his shield, a splinter rammed through the eye slit of his knight's helmet and lodged in his eye socket, Channel 4 said.