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beetle

(bēt′l)
n.
1. Any of numerous insects of the order Coleoptera, having biting or chewing mouthparts and forewings modified to form horny coverings that protect the underlying pair of membranous hind wings when at rest.
2. An insect resembling a member of the order Coleoptera.
intr.v. bee·tled, bee·tling, bee·tles
To make one's way or move like a beetle: "Chambermaids ... beetled from bedroom to bedroom loaded with ... champagne" (Vanity Fair).

beetle

any member of the insect order COLEOPTERA.
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Remexi was first detected in 2015, being used by a cyberespionage group named Chafer for a cyber-surveillance operation targeting individuals and a number of organizations across the Middle East.
Shorly before Chafer's release, in 2002, Jim fired off dozens of heartfelt letters to the Home Office, Parole Board, then Prime Minister Tony Blair, and even his wife Cherie.
I replied: "Where's this stemming from petal?" The best way to deal with chafer grubs is either by biological control or to capture one and torture him before releasing him back in the mud to warn his pals.
An imaginative staging, complete with a video wall, adds heft to the bare-bones production - but you can't help feeling that Chafer's resemblance to Clough would have seen him better suited to the top job.
As people approach the end of their lives, they are happy knowing they will contribute to furthering knowledge, said Chafer.
Charles Chafer, the CEO of the Houston-based space burial company Celestis, told the (http://www.ocregister.com/2017/07/30/got-12500-send-your-ashes-to-the-moon-or-hold-off-for-a-celestial-cemetery-plot-9/) Orange County Register his company expects to send up to 500 urns of cremated remains into space this year.
Key statement: In a pneumatic tire for heavy load in which a rubber chafer (8) is disposed at least in a part brought into contact with a rim in a bead part (1), the rubber chafer uses a rubber composition which comprises 45 to 55 parts by mass of butadiene base rubbers containing 10 to 30 parts by mass of a syndiotactic 1,2-structure-containing polybutadiene rubber and 45 to 55 parts by mass of a natural rubber as a rubber component and more than 50 parts by mass and less than 60 parts by mass of carbon black having DBP of 85 to 115 ml/100 g and a specific surface area by nitrogen adsorption ([N.sub.2]SA) of 50 to 100 [m.sup.2]/g based on 100 parts by mass of the rubber component.
Some plots - Yewhurst Road is a particular hotspot - have been totally ripped up as the flocks search for two starling delicacies: leatherjackets and chafer grubs.
The security company reports that the Cadelle and Chafer groups have been using back door threats to conduct targeted surveillance of domestic and international targets.
Carol: They are after chafer beetle grubs that live in the top inches of your nan's lawn and feed on grass roots.
testaceus in the vicinity of the village Jamaldini in SW Pakistan representing the first record of this chafer for Pakistan.
Phyllis Chafer is the author the New Anti-Semitism: The (Current (Crisis and What We Must Do About It and an emerita professor of psychology and women V studies at the City University of New York.