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hamadryad

(hăm′ə-drī′əd)
n. pl. hamadry·ads or hamadry·ades (-ə-dēz′)
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Of all Tolkien's trees, the birch seems most in line with the conventional image of the dryad.
The growth marks Dryad s plan to expand the provision of its global maritime intelligence services.
A Dryad Maritime spokeswoman explained: "Home to some impressive, state-of-the-art technology, the centre is pivotal in monitoring and analysing the movements, assaults and trends of pirate action groups around the world.
Microsoft opened up a free community technology preview of its Dryad effort, a programming model for writing parallel and distributed programs that can scale from a small cluster to a large datacenter.
Pirates have been attacking ships coming out of the Mozambique Channel's northern end since late 2008, and mariners changed their routes to go east of the island, said Graeme Gibbon-Brooks of Dryad Maritime Intelligence.
For a poet who claimed equal access to all phases of religious and spiritual traditions, Whitman somehow forgot that pre-Christians believed that the hamadryads were the actual tree, which was fused with the dryad, or spirit, of the tree.
Truitt made Summer Dryad first, then Winter in 1973.
Readers will delight in the mysterious appearances of a dryad who is able to materialize not only herself but an entire healing oasis-forest.
Likewise, the race has retained the services of Control Risks and Dryad, who cover risk assessment and maritime intelligence respectively.
And team-building is as important to tourism as in any other venture and Dryad Bushcraft of Gower, HCE Adventure Ltd, of the Vale of Glamorgan and Call of the Wild, Neath vie for this title.
Faye passed out from HMS Raleigh in Torpoint, Cornwall, before moving to the land-based HMS Dryad at Portsmouth.