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pair

(pār),
Two objects considered together because of similarity, for a common purpose, or because of some attracting force between them.

pair

(par)
1. a combination of two related, similar, or identical entities or objects.
2. in cardiology, two successive premature beats, particularly two ventricular premature complexes.

base pair  either of the two pairs—guanine and cytosine, adenine and thymine —of purine-pyrimidine bases joined by hydrogen bonds that make up DNA.

pair

1 two corresponding items similar in form and function.
2 one object composed of two joined interdependent parts. See also base pair.

pair

(par)
Two of anything similar in shape, size, and conformation.

base pair

In the double-stranded helical arrangement of DNA, the complementary purine-pyrimidine nucleotide bases (adenine-thymidine or guanine-cytosine) that are linked by weak chemical bonds. The order of these base pairs encode the genetic information in each segment of DNA.

ion pair

Two particles of opposite charge, usually an electron and a proton.
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Warwickshire women 1 Surrey 8: Soumeya Anane/ Natasha Hillyer conceded match to Surrey 1st pair Lily Miyazaki/ Melanie South; beat 2nd pair Laura Peterzan/ Natasha Starling 5-7 6-3 7-6 ; lost to third pair Jasmine Ashgar/ Candida Reid 5-7 5-7.
Huddersfield fought back in the third round with their first pair winning two sets against Shepley's third pair and after a closely fought set between Huddersfield's second pair of Holdsworth and Wood and Shepley's Shorthouse and McKinna, Shepley prevailed with some good play by Shepley's captain.
Through the usage of the latest social media tools, the Au Pair Sis will engage Au Pairs in anything from recipe and fitness competitions, to activity ideas for the children they tend.
2] obtain scores for pair A (birdie, par or bogie) that are independently distributed, and we denote player [A.
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However, only the dominant male of a singing pair does any mating.
With Zelnik taking the position of Winick's right hand man at the firm--which has over 25 brokers--the pair have gone on to broker a streak of big leases over the past decade.
In other words, a LUN created and accessed via pair A cannot be logically moved to pair B.
Instead, Carrie sat at her sewing machine and stood over her clothes washer for four straight days, altering and cleaning 500 pairs of new jeans to give kids who had never worn anything but hand-me-downs.
A tart and crisp Pinot Gris would pair well with the finished dish because of the wine's acidic quality, similar to that of the lime juice.
This book, written by a Catholic philosophy professor, presents a large number of pairs of words, one member of a pair facing the other on opposite pages.