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source material,

n the substance used as a basis for a homeopathic remedy. This substance could be chemical substance, human, animal, vegetable, or mineral in origin or even magnetism, x-rays, or sunlight. Also called
basic product, crude material, crude substance, raw material, and
starting material. See also mother tincture; drugs, standardization of; and stock.
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As an expansive open-world title it gets stuck in third gear, although adherence to the insane source material keeps it elevated above the pack.
Once an allergenic source material arrives at the manufacturer, or has completed production at the same facility, it is typically identified under the microscope or by definitive chemical or biochemical procedures.
Such approaches are particularly associated with students informing their studies through the analysis of primary source material, vast and growing amounts of which are readily accessible to them, especially in on-line form.
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This elegantly written book, winner of the 2001 MLA James Russell Lowell award, offers a challenging perspective on how scholars might conceptualize clothing as a literary and historical source material.
These institutional collections, containing prime original source material for early modern European intellectual history and the history of the printed book, also reflect the denominational character and the ethnicity of the Chicago-area institutions that assembled them.
Their low source material means lower resource consumption from the start.
With the acquisition at the beginning of this year of Loislaw, "Aspen now complements its unmatched proprietary content with primary source material for legal research that is delivered online on a subscription basis.
The editors expanded the scope of this volume to include more voices from sectors of Baptist life [as the editors carefully point out], that have often been overlooked, to relate Baptists to other groups in the free church tradition, and to make more primary source material available.
The Avid can take as source material such diverse technologies as videos, films, sound cassettes and scanned images, digitize them, and place these new elements into preexisting cinematic rough cuts.
Tax practitioners would be well advised to consult the actual source material before opining on the law in any jurisdiction.