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SETTLE

(set'ĕl),
Acronym for spindle epithelial tumor (q.v.) with thymuslike elements.

SETTLE

Spindle epithelial tumour with thymus like differentiation. Any of a rare family of tumours of the soft tissue of the neck and the thyroid gland that histologically resembles foetal, mature, or involuted thymus and mediastinal thymomas, and range from completely benign to metastasisingly malignant; SETTLE occurs in the thyroid gland of young patients.
 
DiffDx
Thymoma, synovial sarcoma.
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Upon those considerations, I went on with telling my husband the absolute necessity there was of our not settling in Potomac River, at least that we should be presently made public there; whereas if we went to any other place in the world, we should come in with as much reputation as any family that came to plant; that, as it was always agreeable to the inhabitants to have families come among them to plant, who brought substance with them, either to purchase plantations or begin new ones, so we should be sure of a kind, agreeable reception, and that without any possibility of a discovery of our circumstances.
He discusses the many uses of the term--"settling down," "settling in," "settling up," "settling for," and "settling on"--and then advocates the value of settling as an aid to planning, commitment, trust, and the social fabric.
Gold for August delivery briefly topped $1,250 an ounce before settling up $18.
Work is already under way on the $13 million first phase of changes to the treatment plant, including changes to the settling basins where organic material and other sediments are removed from the water.
3) The settlor should have an independent motive for settling the TPT, such as a parent wanting to advance an inheritance to a child to see how he or she manages the assets.
Nowhere is vigilance more crucial than in cases where at least one of the liable parties has entered into bankruptcy either before or after settling with a plaintiff for damages.
Application: Statistical analysis of fiber settling is a new approach for measuring the degree of refining.
Settling plates are the simplest way of collecting airborne biological particles.
In response, writes economic historian Stanley Lebergott, "the infuriated governor then proclaimed that those settling on Indian lands would be executed.
Merchant charges the government has stopped settling and is pushing everything to litigation.
Storage of a coating allows time for its suspended refractory to settle out, and the vibrations during shipment accelerate this settling of minerals.
Using a field ion microscope, they have managed to observe single iridium atoms settling into position on closely packed iridium planes, revealing, among other things, a previously unseen "empty zone" near the lattice's edge, Ehrlich said last week in Boston at a meeting of the Materials Research Society.