bobbed


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bobbed

A Drosophila mutation which causes a shortening and thinning of the bristles on the back of the head and a reduced number of copies of genes encoding rRNA.
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The boys fell over each other in a heap at the bottom of the dory, and there they lay while the thing bobbed alongside, held on the shortened line.
Now and again, despite all municipal regulations, the fragment of a half-burned body bobbed by on the full current.
The moon was skimming beneath the surface of a sea of clouds: now the black billows had silver crests: now an incandescent buoy bobbed among them.