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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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The Skein is her first fiction novel and The Renaissance of the Skein is a stand-alone sequel that continues the action of The Skein , enlarging on the themes of mystery and suspense.
Professor Stefan Lucks, a member of the Skein design team, said, "Speaking for the Skein design team, we're very impressed by this work.
Calculate the crimp potential, crimp shrinkage, and crimp index of each skein, using the following equation [14]:
Dow faces a complex skein of exposures to currency, interest rates, credit, political and other international business risks.
By contrast, employment testers must typically be fitted out with, and be ready to keep straight at the interview, an extensive skein of falsification.
After the glue dries, tie the end of a skein of yarn around the top of the stick.
NEW YORK & PARIS & BATH, England -- Altran Praxis and AdaCore today announced a new reference implementation of the Skein algorithm, written and verified using the GPL 2010 Edition of the SPARK language and toolset.
Tenders are invited for Rate Contract for Indigenous ARM Package - 9 components- Automatic silk reeling M/c (160 ends),Cocoon Defiosing M/c,Vaccum permeation equipment for pretreatment,Conveyor cocoon cooking M/c, Hot air drier with hot air generator (batch type)- 250 kg cap,Accessories and tools and spare parts,Motorized long skein book making M/c, Generator (10 KVA capacity), Water Softening Plant (2500 Ltrs/hr).
Participants must bring their own supplies, and those interested in learning to knit should bring size 7 or 8 straight knitting needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn, noon-1:30 p.
The Renaissance of the Skein will be featured at the London Book Fair in London, England on April 15-17, 2013
STASHBUSTER KNITS: TIPS, TRICKS AND 21 BEAUTIFUL PROJECTS FOR USING YOUR FAVORITE LEFTOVER YARN comes from a knitwear designer who tells how to use the 'leftovers'--that skein or two from any given project--in over twenty projects for the family and home.
A twilight, a gray, sodden blankness, a skein of rain broached The satanic hills, And with it came a long abided memory slowly infiltrating Every living thing, A store of insidious thought, where hope, love and caring Was laughed at, The intention was one of destruction, desolation from within, Self inflicted, talk of it coming was all that was done; Life so precious, everywhere so vulnerable, it isn't coming, It is here, As it began -- so it will end unless Legion is halted