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rib·bon

(rib'ŏn),
A ribbon-shaped structure.
[M. E. riban]
Histology A series of consecutive slices of tissue held together by a thin layer of paraffin
Popular health A strip of flat cloth, usually satin, with a single loop; the use of ribbons to signify awareness or support of a disease or cause began with the red ribbon, signifying AIDS awareness, and has continued with myriad other colours and causes.

ribbon

Vox populi A strip of satin in a single loop; ribbonmania began with the red ribbon, signifying AIDS awareness; it has continued ad absurdum with its wearers lending their maudlin support to virtually every disease, cause, and hackneyed do-gooder catchphrase in every known color

rib·bon

(rib'ŏn)
A ribbon-shaped structure.
[M. E. riban]
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List of possible diagram maps in ArcGIS Point and area diagram maps in ArcGIS Types of diagram map ArcGIS Notes Simple YES many types of diagrams Composite NO Cumulative YES "Pie charts" and "Stacked 2D and 3D forms Structural YES "Pie charts" Comparative NO Dynamic YES/NO only bar charts Anamorphous NO Line diagrams in ArcGIS Vector accessible NO Vector flow directional NO Ribbony simple YES only one direction Ribbony composite NO Ribbony cumulative NO Ribbony structural NO Ribbony comparative NO Ribbony dynamic NO Ribbony isochronic NO
He starts selling buttons and bows and ribbony wotsits in the market, that's what, a career choice that's always puzzled those who know of Doug's astonishing gift for engineering.
Whisk egg yolks, half the lemon juice, salt and cayenne until ribbony.