cluster of grapes

cluster of grapes

adjective A descriptive term referring to a pattern in which there are multiple rounded, often variably sized vesicular masses, fancifully likened to clustered grapes.
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If contamination was discovered in one cluster of grapes, others from the same farm could be identified and pulled from storage facilities without the entire inventory being compromised.
The mission also uncovered five golden rings, three of which are small in size and topped by a cluster of grapes which is the symbol of god Dionysus in Greece and the Roman god of the afterlife, theatre and wine Bacchus.
O famous guard before a nameless garden, bearded, shaggy, hugely tall, with pelts that fall over your enormous shoulders, much broader than an oxen's back, goat-legged, big-butted, poised on cloven hooves, on your head a basket rests between your horns, your right hand on the handle, your left dangling a cluster of grapes. Why does sadness strain your brow, O Silenus?
For instance, yellow liliums are arranged in an acrylic wine chiller with a bottle of champagne and a cluster of grapes. Halley credits her hotel training for her ability to manage the inventory of hardware and perishables such as flowers and know the exact amount of orders from suppliers to avoid waste.
As a vineyard manager, Hyde must strike the perfect balance of temperature, sunlight, shade and airflow around each cluster of grapes. Each variety demands its own mix of field conditions to satisfy winemakers who, like Hobbs, harvest to taste.
A vintner was depicted with two slaves carrying a cluster of grapes or an amphora of wine suspended on a pole between them.
She offers him a "cluster of grapes"--perhaps they are for sale, but a business transaction is the least of it, since the grapes are not a commodity: they are "aloof and strangely sacred in their frost," and he feels honored to receive them.
The researchers asked 11 non-pregnant women between 23 and 56 to stimulate themselves while they lay inside a brain scanner.he resulting images show the areas of the brain which were affected were like a 'cluster of grapes' in the medial paracentral lobule, which is in the middle and at the top of the brain.
It derives from the Latin "muscus", the root of the word "musk", in recognition of the scent of some of the species, and from the Greek word describing a small cluster of grapes.
Just as people won't destroy a (small?) cluster of grapes because there is a blessing (juice for wine?) in it, so God will not destroy all of Judah because there are still faithful servants of God among the people.
Other ways of recognising molar pregnancies include, vaginal bleeding during the first trimester; discharge of tissue that looks like the shape of a cluster of grapes; enlarged ovaries that are detected by an ultrasound; a uterus that grows too quickly, and high levels of HCG which is detected though a blood test.
Designed specifically to appeal to the tastes of wine lovers, the exterior is a rich Burgundy colour and a cluster of grapes motif is used on the interior and exterior.

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