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feathers

A cluster of fine bubbles or particles commonly arising from foreign material or from a fold in the glass in a molten or plastic state (British Standard).
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Wearing a truly stunning 16 Arlington side-split gown with feather trimmed sleeves she looked like a Hollywood movie star.
Another thing I've observed is that other birds tend to pick on the feathers of these birds and sometimes this can lead to injuries.
Using powerful microscopes, the scientists detected within the feathers the remnants of organelles called melanosomes responsible for pigmentation.
Several Cree bonnets of both styles had fairly short feathers, usually no more than 12 inches long and often mature eagle feathers , either tail or wing feathers.
We collect all these fallen feathers of different shapes and sizes to keep them as spare parts to repair broken or injured feathers on both wings.
Perseveration in a guessing task by laying hens selected for high or low levels of feather pecking does not support classification of feather pecking as a stereotypy.
Feathers are unique to every quilter, and there is definitely no single way to quilt them.
Christina McCombs, an interior designer in Lake Mary, Florida, says she's seeing all sorts of feathers in everything from tabletop accessories to fabrics and wall coverings.
Replete with all manner of facts about feathers, "Feathers: A Beautiful Look at a Bird's Most Unique Feature" will prove to be an enduringly popular addition to personal, community, and academic library collections.
I WANTED TO EXPLORE how repetition and color create texture and pattern, and feathers are a great example of these concepts.
One can find feathers from peacock, ostrich, pheasant, turkey, goose and roosters.
McAllen, Texas, had their bald eagle feathers confiscated at a powwow ceremony in 2006.