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skein

(skān),
The coiled threads of chromatin seen in the prophase of mitosis.
[Gael. sgeinnidh, hempen thread]
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SKEIN supports a variety of industrial verticals and applications, including:
With mixed dyelots, handpaints, and kettle-dyed yarns, your knitting can all too easily develop unwanted "color zones" unless you arrange the skeins thoughtfully.
Italo Web skeins getting a Taormina bow include Marduk's, a caustic comedy from Rome filmmaking collective Amanda Flor, and the second season of The Pills, a black-and-white skein, also set in Rome, about the surreal life of several students.
The project concluded with notable success, proving that an algorithm like Skein can be written in a 'formal' language like SPARK without sacrificing readability or performance.
Axle ends are tapered and rounded to accept the skeins, which are made of cast iron or steel and provide the bearing surface for the wheel hubs.
Friday morning was our final flight and Montrose bid us farewell with a spectacular dawn of reds and purple with long wavering skeins of geese.
A high-quality skein of eggs is odorless and free of blood.
and German series, including "CSI: Miami," "House," Autobahn cop skein "Alarm for Cobra 11" and daily soap "Good Times, Bad Times," as well as hugely popular local versions of formats including "I'm a Celebrity .
Knitters have a passion for yarn and often collect skeins for projects to find just the right colors: ONE-SKEIN WONDERS comes from over 60 yarn shops across the country who contribute over a hundred patterns, each using only a small amount of yarn to accomplish projects.
OZO' TERRIFIC: Ozomatli sprung from Los Angeles in the mid-'90s with a funky skein of salsa, hip-hop, reggae, Latin jazz and hard truths.
A skein of Balanchine's choreographic ideas winds through clusters of these ballets: the lineage of exotic distortion from The Four Temperaments to Episodes, Agon, and Symphony in Three Movements; of exquisite passion from Apollo to Stravinsky Violin Concerto and Duo Concertant; Monumentum pro Gesualdo, Movements for Piano and Orchestra, and Le Tombeau de Couperin, a playful working of bodies in meticulous spatial design; and in Concerto Barocco and Symphony in C the intricate harmony between soloists and corps.
The HBO package includes new BBC Worldwide tomboy skein "Sadie J," time-twisting adventure skein "Leonardo," drama skein "Strike Back" and music program "Later .