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a mark put on the skin of animals as a means of identification. In livestock several methods are used. Fire-branding with a hot iron is the traditional method for horses and cattle but is being supplanted by the much superior freeze branding. For sheep the branding of the surface of the fleece with tar or paint has been used for a long time but may have very damaging effects on the fleece and has been replaced by special branding formulations. See also tattooing.

brand cancer
a mass of granulation tissue at the site of a fire-brand. Is usually chronic inflammatory tissue.
brand register
a list of brands and owners maintained by a statutory authority to facilitate legal identification of animals.

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Brander recently analyzed the same plankton-census data that Edwards and Richardson used.
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This is even more true of National Branders whose long-term future looks bleak.
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Bob will be succeeded in the role by Ian Brander, currently Howden's Operations Director.
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Wine list/service: The wine list could use some improvement in both breadth and depth, but the pricing seems fair and one can find a good-quality varietal (like a '96 Brander sauvignon blanc, $17).
Clockwise from top left, Basil James-Clarke, Phil Kilby (AIB), Paul Stokes (AIB) and Alan Weatherer; Norman Cave, Phil Haynes, Colin Hunt, Neil Reddington and Malcolm Owen; John Dekonski, Adrian Redwood, Satnam Kainth and Richard Whittaker; Bridie Nugent, Jim Hickey, Sarah Brander, John James and David Lloyd-Jones; David Cowell, David Whale, Ann Dockert and Gerry Hallahan; Zita Kelly, Damian Beard, John Hunter and Rhys WilliamsAllied Irish Bank (GB) Public Sector and Charities team hosted a reception at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham.
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Left, Doug Brander, John Kelly, Steve Ellis, Ken Hardind and Susannah Carlton with Margaret Gale (BOI); Below left, Andy Smith (BOI), Tony Mitchell, Andrew Bromley and Aidan O'Gara; Below centre, Pete Whitehead, Alex Jones, Richard Cliff, guest speaker Jerry Blackett and Rebecca Foulkes; Below right, Neil Inman, Phillip Allen and Shaun Knight (BOF)
Between $25 and $40 there are 28 choices that include a fine '96 sauvignon blanc from Brander ($25) and always reliable David Bruce's '97 pinot noir ($27).