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predation

Forensics
See Postmortem animal predation.

Health insurance
See Predatory pricing.

Public safety
See Sexual predator.

Sexology
See Predatory paraphilia.

predation

see PREDATOR.

predation

the characteristic of preying on other animals as a source of food. Can be a big cause of loss in animal flocks and herds, especially lambs. See also predatory.
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But new observations have dramatically narrowed the information gap -- and they hint that the stars predate the galaxies.
Authorities there crack down on dancing and music during the Nowruz festival, which predates Islam, participants at Sunday's event said.
Among the long-term solutions is solving the city's housing shortage, a difficult problem that predates the terrorist acts of Sept.
Such evidence could help them determine if the recent decrease corresponds to a trend that predates dam construction.
Hawkins' experience with infectious diseases predates the AIDS pandemic.
Why doesn't he tell the Chamber of Commerce that we need to realign our wildly inequitable property taxes, perhaps leveling the playing field for businesses whose commercial property predates Proposition 13 with businesses whose property does not?
By digitizing and enhancing a 1950 black-and-white air photo of the park that predates the Boy Scout jamborees, Parrish has been able to trace linear patterns, which may correspond to lines of huts.
Teva's proprietary process for the manufacture of azithromycin monohydrate predates Pfizer's U.
He predates a lot of people like Mister Rogers - he was very influential,'' said Robert Gustafson, director of the Entertainment Industry Institute at California State University, Northridge.
This estimate predates, and is non-National Instrument 43-101 compliant.
The parade, which predates World War II and was named in recognition of Glendale's founding family, starts at Brand Boulevard and Harvard Street and goes north.
The project, in this case, the operation of the winter access road, predates June 22, 1984.