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cull

  1. to take out (an animal, especially an inferior one) from a herd.
  2. to reduce the numbers of a population of animals by killing them, e.g. seal culls.

cull

the act of culling. Called also cast.
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I think the alternative capital that's coming in is probably the most dramatic change in the marketplace," says Culler.
Wholesale firms see a critical mass of business in niche areas and, as such, this critical mass allows for real-time market knowledge regarding capacity, pricing, risk appetites, best terms and program design," Culler said.
Die simboliese kode wil, soos Culler (84) aandui, help met die ekstrapolasie van tekstuele gegewens tot simboliese interpretasies.
Therefore, like Culler we can say that there are only particular readings, which seem to have privileged status and in many ways work to identify the successes and flaws of other readings.
Aquino was close to the church and her religious belief was not confined to mere rituals, according to Culler.
Today's POS systems provide many important new applications, but also raise new networking and security challenges," concluded Culler (Secure Designs).
The enormous financial burdens of medical school provide a great incentive for medical residents to take on additional jobs (Bazzoli & Culler, 1986; Buch & Swanson, 1986; Cohen, Conley & Henderson, 1987; Culler & Bazzoli, 1985).
Jonathan Culler, the theorist most closely identified with this branch of reader-oriented criticism, has argued that "[t]he task of literary theory or poetics .
DiInneo and Northrop are in the process of developing 18 different markets for this material, including the use of culler as a bulking agent for river dredge, in asphalt blends and concrete mix applications and as a filter medium.
Kathleen Campbell, Sandi Carlyon, Frank Carter, Nancy Cross, Deborah Culler, Stephen Davis, Mark DeBellis, Christyn Divine, James Donnelly, Richard Dorner.
Jonathan Culler notoriously argued that apostrophe, classically defined as a diversion or "turning away" of a speaker's utterance from a primary addressee to a second auditor (who might be absent, dead, or imaginary), functions to "complicate or disrupt the circuit of communication" ("Apostrophe" 135).
The alliance said most of the prisoners were killed in what US Central Command spokesman Lt Cmdr Dave Culler called an apparent "suicide mission".