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Carr

(kar),
Francis H., early 20th-century British chemist. See: Carr-Price reaction.

carr

a fen-like, woodland terrain with sallow and alder, created where silt and peat are deposited on the edges of fresh water bodies. Carr woodland is often succeeded by oak woodland, but where there is heavy rainfall, such as in the Lake District, the normal succession is to RAISED BOG.
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to dismiss Carr as a naive poseur--a politically incorrect Victorian
Carr says the association plans to make good use of the 125,000 square feet of exhibit space--50 percent more than last year's expo--with more equipment displays than ever.
Donald Carr will not likely face charges because detectives believe that he was acting in self-defense.
Building on these successes and Carr & Earl's reputation as the only approved bodyshop for BMW and Mercedes-Benz, the company is investing more than pounds 1m in facilities and equipment which will keep them at the forefront of the industry.
The "magic ingredient," Carr says, is the beef fat's stearic acid, a saturated fat found in a host of plant and animal tissues.
Carr pursued an artistic career from age 16 and attended the California School of Design in San Francisco.
Sources in the Probation Service said it was thought that Carr would live in a council flat with her mother at a secret location after leaving prison.
In her second day in the witness box Carr was asked if there had been anything to stop her giving an accurate statement to the police saying she was in Grimsby at the time the schoolgirls went missing.
Carr, 26, sobbed hysterically as she told her: ``I don't understand, I don't understand why.
This is a very natural and rewarding activity for all concerned," says Carr.
If you look at specific numbers and calculate past loss and future losses, you can't figure out how they got there," Carr said.