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Por·ter

(pōr'tĕr),
Curt C., 20th-century U.S. biochemist. See: Porter-Silber chromogens, Porter-Silber reaction, Porter-Silber chromogens test.

Por·ter

(pōr'tĕr),
Thomas C., British scientist, 1860-1933. See: Ferry-Porter law.

Por·ter

(pōr'tĕr),
William H., Irish surgeon, 1790-1861. See: Porter fascia.
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S'agissant des projets portant sur les navires RSW, ils sont au nombre de 4 projets qui portent sur un volume de capture de 58.
Let's hope the re- enactment is not a portent of what could befall the city that resembles a dust bowl today.
In this world Noriko is the Awakening, a portent of the Sky Demon's coming, and all the nations send their soldiers to retrieve her.
The pessimist will magnify an office rumor into a portent of doom.
David Wright's Mental Disease in Victorian England may be a portent of things to come.
I hailed the collapse of the Shah of Iran as a portent of "the end of single-party systems.
Autumn, often used artistically as a portent of death, can seem like a time of regret.
A flying star diagram is then created to identify the portent of the unseen energies in the building that were present when the building was born.
The social scope and diagnostic portent of texts dwarf those of dreams, and undue attention to the dreamer risks missing the larger resonance of these texts--the manifold ways in which they are not, finally, about Toni Morrison.
The sudden departure of CEO Jeffrey Skilling last summer was an ominous portent, but what really set events in motion was the disclosure of the size and financial exposure created by Enron's outside trading partnerships.
Albatross was no bad portent for the boat's audience as it was followed by Man of the World, Green Manalishi and Black Magic Woman.
So when two or three or even four shows with a common theme or a shared perspective arrive in a single season, it's much more likely to be a coincidence than a cultural portent.