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alien

an organism, usually a plant, that is not native to the environment in which it occurs, and that is thought to have been introduced by man.
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Players can have controlled Sim "WooHoo" with an NPC alien Sim which will produce hybrids.
ALIENS were the focus of a fun family workshop at Courthouse Green Primary School.
After the introduction, the book has four sections: Conceiving the Alien (two chapters), Writing the Alien (three chapters), Reading the Alien (two chapters), and a conclusion.
A resident alien is a person who is a legally permanent resident alien at any time during the calendar year.
Rather than argue points, she links - her favorite word - disparate ideas by mere juxtaposition, forging connections that range from mildly intriguing (UFO sightings are linked with apocalyptic anxieties in our era and in the last fin de siecle) to bizarre (astronauts are linked with mainframe computers, witnesses to alien abductions with networked PCs) to obscene (the death of Christa McAuliffe in the Challenger explosion is linked with the perception of outer space as menacing and, finally, with the supposed sexual violation of female abductees).
Yet, he has shown that the alien version of this plant can survive in the laboratory at temperatures of 50 [degrees] for 3 months.
and space aliens working in concert with some or all of the above), it seems reasonable enough.
Alien Technology[R], an industry leader for Gen 2 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) products, today announced the Alien[R] RFID Custom Application (ARCA[TM]) kit that will allow users, for the first time, to implement custom applications on Alien readers.
Likewise for another militant comrade in ANSWER's top leadership, Macrina Cardenas, head of Mexicans Without Borders, who is one of the often-quoted spokespersons for the illegal alien demonstrations.
Identify the areas in which it is not in compliance for tax, withholding and reporting obligations on payments to alien individuals;
In Hystories: Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Media, Princeton University English Professor Elaine Showalter argues that phenomena such as Gulf War Syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple personality syndrome, and belief in recovered memory, ritual satanic abuse, and alien abduction share something besides a complete lack of credible evidence.
In the mid-1980s, economic problems in the United States, along with an increasing illegal alien population, led Congress to pass the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).