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David, 20th-century U.S. dermatologist. See: Bloom syndrome.


an overabundant growth of algae, often resulting from nutrient enrichment.


1. the general appearance of the surface. In carcass meat it is the glistening, transparent effect and the gentle pink color that gives a good bloom to the carcass. It is the result of proper tissue hydration coupled with the correct proportions of fat, connective tissue and superficial layers of muscle.
2. appearance of the haircoat, usually taken to mean the gloss, luster and quality.
3. on stagnant water the collection of colored algae is called water bloom (see algae, algal poisoning).

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my mother remonstrated, as I cut every useable bloom, peonies and all, in what was by then a sizable garden.
Yet Harold Bloom offers exactly that in Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human, published twenty-six years after Cooke's comment.
Like Meyerowitz, Bloom gives plenty of space to the voices of individuals.
Hence, the higher-order levels involve the definitions that are similar to the ones explored by researchers other than Bloom, discussed above.
Bloom grew up in the sunny South, becoming a physical education teacher and spending as much time as she could at the ocean before marrying a doctor and moving up north.
Souls Without Eros," eros of any kind, he might have titled it, for in it Bloom described vividly the unerotic students typical of the elite schools to which his teaching was limited, their equally unerotic mentors whose specialized activity and general indifference set American Academe adrift, and the more spirited than erotic Nietzsche, whose thoughts, first inevitably degraded by lesser men and now abused by celebrity nihilists, have contributed to both unerotic students and unerotic teachers.
Of the many kinds that grow in the West and bloom between September and March, the ones that bloom mostly in December are C.
The post ultimately fell to Paul Bloom, then a little-known, 38-year-old lawyer in the Energy Department.
Encore([R])Azalea, the only brand of azalea to bloom spring, summer, and fall, has announced the debut of a new variety in its Collection, according to Encore([R]) Azalea developer Robert E.
The Vampire Diaries" alum Nina Dobrev is currently being linked to Orlando Bloom.
Bloom Energy has announced the completion of its first international fuel cell project at in Fukuoka, Japan, SoftBank s M-Tower.
Bloom Properties said on Tuesday it has awarded the main contract for the construction of its mixed-use real estate project in Abu Dhabi.