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leaf·let

(lēf'let),
1. A layer of phospholipid; thus, a lipid bilayer has two leaflets.
2. A thin, flattened object or structure.

leaflet

The part of a valve designed to open in the direction of flow and close to prevent backflow. Its base is typically attached to a larger structure by a fixed stalk and its unattached end moves.

leaflet

Any small, leaf-like structure such as the cusps of a heart or other valve.
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Cllr Crone said the issue of the leaflets highlighted the city's poor recycling record compared to other North West local authorities, and said the Labour-led administration needed to do more.
Pete Woodcock, Huddersfield University politics lecturer, said: "Local party supporters will say getting out, knocking on doors and putting leaflets through letter boxes will make a difference.
Its work in creating the leaflets is funded by the NSPCC.
Torfaen AM Lynne Neagle chaired the event in Cardiff Bay where leaflets relating to five- to 14-year-olds and spotting abuse in teenagers were launched.
The leaflets attached to the cars said: "Still buying rubbish?
Powell added: "With leaflets, as soon as they are posted the occupants of the house can see your company and what you are offering.
Hundreds of the leaflets have already been distributed - over fears the workers could suffer injuries from handling bins which are left facing the wrong way.
With help from the local authority's road safety officers, the Year 6 students designed the leaflets while learning about National Road Safety Week.
Some 40 members of the group named the Public Association of Sending Anti-North Korean Leaflets said they launched seven balloons with 50,000 leaflets from the parking lots of Imjingak pavilion near the Demilitarized Zone and Odusan Unification Observatories around noon.
Multiple studies in animal mitral valve tissue showed mitral valve leaflets are stretchable tissue: anterior leaflet experienced large, anisotropic and stretched during closure.
The L, W and LA data of the three kinds of leaflets were submitted to analysis of variance with application of the F and Tukey tests at 5% of significance, considering the average values of the two leaf blades for primary and secondary leaflets.
Security source told NINA correspondent "the leaflets were found on the outskirts of the Aswad village in Khalis district, north of Baquba, the leaflets were not signed on behalf of any organization.