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har·poon

(har-pūn'),
A small, sharp-pointed instrument with a barbed head used for extracting bits of tissue for microscopic examination.

harpoon

(hăr-poon′) [Gr. harpazein, to seize]
A device with a hook on one end for obtaining small pieces of tissue such as muscle for examination.
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Harpoon is also growing, and has expanded its Boston brewery from 5,200 square feet when it opened to 47,000 square feet.
Latitude Beverage Company, owner of Ninety+ Cellars, is proud to announce its latest investment from the Boston-based Harpoon Brewery.
Bethune, from the US-based Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, boarded the harpoon boat from a jet ski in Antarctic waters on February 15, allegedly carrying a knife which he used to cut a guard net as he boarded the ship.
Kid Harpoon (aka Tom Hull) will be playing with his band, The Powers That Be, at the Knights in Southfield Road, Middlesbrough.
In the meantime, his critics should keep their harpoons holstered.
A comparable sculptural flood--of barnacles, glass shards, bits of rope, things past identification--appeared to flow from a harpoon hole in the gallery walls, spilling over the sides of a bucket beneath it, suggesting the depths of unmentionable muck that lie just below the surface of whatever container we construct to keep the world at bay (the gallery's pristine walls may guarantee one kind of immortality but do not stop the march of time).
Modern whalers use explosive harpoons to kill whales by detonating a penthrite grenade within the head or thorax, inducing neurotrauma and death.
The latest conflict between protesters and Japanese whaling vessels occurred January 15 when a grenade-tipped harpoon was targeted near Greenpeace activists off Mawson Coast, part of the Australian Antarctic Territory, about 2,000 nautical miles southwest of Perth.
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The three remaining targets are another roundworm, a hydra from the group of harpoon flingers that includes corals, and a slime mold.