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rosary

 [ro´zah-re]
a structure resembling a string of beads.
rachitic rosary a succession of beadlike prominences along the costal cartilages, in rickets.

ro·sa·ry

(rō'ză-rē),
A beadlike arrangement or structure.

rosary

/ro·sa·ry/ (ro´zah-re) a structure resembling a string of beads.
rachitic rosary  see under bead.
adjective Referring to periodic relatively homogeneous expansions or densities arranged in a linear fashion
noun periodic relatively homogeneous expansions or densities arranged in a linear fashion

ro·sa·ry

(rō'zăr-ē)
A structure consisting of bodies in linear sequence.

rosary

a structure resembling a string of beads.

rosary pea
see abrusprecatorius.
rachitic rosary
a succession of beadlike prominences along the costal cartilages, in rickets; caused by compression of metaphyses under pressure.
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The opening of the Rosaries Dam heightening project coincides with the country's Independence celebration.
Some of the venders have tables on which their rosaries are shown while there are some others who stand in front of Bazaar's Big Clock holding rosaries or scattering them on a sheet on the sidewalk.
Echoing the same view, Jouda from Pakistan said the beautiful and light Madinah rosaries are the precious gifts that she bought from the holy city.
Customers show up during Ramadan to buy rosaries, which conveniently enable them to say their prayers," Hamed Jad, an owner of a store in the area, said.
Mason said she can make about four rosaries per hour.
Victor Castro, the detective who tracks gang activity, takes a more subtle approach with rosaries, striving to be sensitive about cultural and religious traditions.
Last Lent, the WSJ reported, they collected 5,000 homemade nylon rosaries from members to be given away to selected individuals.
company also markets rosaries for jocks; strung among the plastic beads are tiny baseballs, basketballs or footballs.
The One Million Rosaries for Life Mission, Canada," was started in Ottawa, March 2004 and has so far reached nearly 110,000 rosaries from all provinces in honour of the Holy Father.
If John Edward's new book turns out to be as popular as his previous endeavors, we could soon see rosaries for sale at Wal-Mart.
The people named the ice bridge the Bridge of Rosaries.