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deme

(dēm),
A local, small, highly inbred group or kinship. Compare: isolate.
[G. dēmos, people]

deme

(dēm) a population of very similar organisms interbreeding in nature and occupying a circumscribed area.

deme

(dēm)
n.
1. One of the townships of ancient Attica.
2. Ecology A local, usually stable population of interbreeding organisms of the same species.

deme

[dēm]
Etymology: Gk, demos, common population
a small, local, closely related, interbreeding population of organisms, usually occupying a circumscribed area. Also called genetic population.

deme

or

local population

a group of individuals within a species that is largely isolated genetically from other individuals of the species, with clearly definable genetical, cytological and other characteristics.

deme

a population of animals with very similar physical characteristics, which interbreed and occupy a limited geographic region. Called also a genetic population.
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Chris Shipley has always been among the first to identify the most innovative technology products and trends, and DEMO has been the place to launch products that transform industries and everyday lives.
In seeking to validate the actuality of these two dominant types, Demos investigates diaries and autobiographies, the latter literary form coming into its own between 1780 and 1830.
We had 16 demo units to cover the five states in the Minneapolis branch.
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in search of inspiration and talent, Simon met teen-age singer Frankie Negron, eventually using him for the original demos of ``Quality,'' ``Adios Hermanos'' and ``Satin Summer Nights.
Low Power Demo Board - If you are searching for the lowest power FPGA, this demo platform leaves no doubt that QuickLogic's PolarPro technology is second to none in power consumption, providing designers of portable CE equipment a programmable platform ideal for solving IO and Data processing challenges, while preserving precious battery life.
After all, you've got another demo in half an hour.
By crossing the delicate line between fact and fiction without doing injustice to the facts, Demos should be applauded for providing a possible solution to the case of the unredeemed captive, and for writing a spectacular family story.
Video on Demand: this demo, with SeaChange and Starz/Encore shows the Subscription VOD service (SVOD).
Demos Solutions and Exametric have both built industry-leading solutions and an impressive customer base committed to optimizing workforce performance.
The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) has confirmed more demo technologies and announced that award-winning entrepreneur Colin Angle, CEO and co-founder of iRobot, will provide featured remarks at Tech 2006.