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Anything that is neither A nor B, but rather in-between
Paediatrics A child between age 7—older than a ‘little kid’—and 12—not yet a teenager
Pathology Any lesion that has histological features from opposite ends of a spectrum, e.g., an adenoma with features of carcinoma, such as cellular atypia, increased mitoses, and an infiltrative pattern
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All in all The Adventures of Jazzie G SEARCH FOR THE MISSING PEACE has a place on the classroom library shelf, in the school library, as a gift for a Tweener, as a tuck in, in gift basket or back pack for back to school, and on the counselor book shelf for lending to youngsters who may be facing some of the emotional angst as besets most Tweeners sometime during the school term.
Leiato, who was considered a "tweener" during the recruiting process, is expected to remain in the defensive backfield.
Blurring the line between car and a motorbike, this waggish tweener is the latest from the ATV Czar Polaris.
Still, Hewitt certainly wouldn't have liked what he saw when Kyrgios launched a highly speculative half-volley "tweener" through his legs during the second set, when Murray was still hemmed in and scrambling to hold serve.
A tweener straddling the Baby Boomer and X Generations, he is a strong believer in Information and Communications Technology as a potent tool to bridge cultural/generational divides.
The 6-foot-7, 240-pound tweener doesn't handle the ball or shoot well enough (28.2 percent from threeland with Boston) to play small forward, and he lacks the size, if not the heart and aggressiveness, to play power forward.
Tweener: Miranda Moon -- Tribal Fusion Belly Dance
This kind of study is like what sports fans sometimes call a "tweener": meaning, an athlete (most often in football or basketball) who falls between the ideal height and weight and skill set for two different positions (is he a linebacker or a defensive end?
Price describes his work for Belkin as that of a "tweener"--he handles both commercial and residential real estate.
While Martson noted that Baby Boomers are the last generation that will define themselves by their work, it is the "tweener," the employee on the cusp of being either a Boomer or Gen X, that is often retained and valued for being an "interpreter" within the workforce, providing explanations to the other generations.
First, he addresses the pervasive problem of the quality of the existing client firms in many of today's boomer-owned firms: "One factor limiting the number of transactions is that many tweener firms--the most obvious acquisition candidates for evolving businesses--have unattractive client bases due to either or both concentration risk (the revenue of many tweeners is dominated by a handful of client relationships) or demographics (many tweener client bases tend to be quite old)."