CURL

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CURL

(kŭrl),
Acronym for compartment of uncoupling of receptor and ligand. Compare: recycling endosome.
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But Skipper did not awake and a fine spray of rain, almost as thin as mist, made Jerry curl up and press closely into the angle formed by Skipper's head and shoulder.
Tulliver had to look on with a silent pang while Lucy's blond curls were adjusted.
But I looked so serious, that Dora left off shaking her curls, and laid her trembling little hand upon my shoulder, and first looked scared and anxious, then began to cry.
Then drawing his child on his knee, he gazed intently on his glorious dark eyes, and passed his hands through his long curls.
I warned her not to put her hair in curls but she wouldn't listen to me.
(fine girls of sixteen and seventeen) had grey beaver hats, then in fashion, shaded with ostrich plumes, and from under the brim of this graceful head-dress fell a profusion of light tresses, elaborately curled; the elder lady was enveloped in a costly velvet shawl, trimmed with ermine, and she wore a false front of French curls.
Bullfrog," repeated she, "you must not disarrange my curls."
'You have enough to eat and drink: You are respected in the world: And at the barber's, as I think, You often get your whiskers curled. Though Nobleness you ca'n't attain To any very great extent-- The path of Honesty is plain, However inconvenient!'
His attention became, by degrees, quite centred in the study of her thick silky curls: her face he couldn't see, and she couldn't see him.
It's those that I'm talking about--those darling little black curls. Oh, Aunt Polly, they're so pretty!"
I killed him, and curled him up on the foot of Jim's blanket, ever so natural, thinking there'd be some fun when Jim found him there.
I had been sleeping, curled up in a red plush seat, for a long while when we reached Black Hawk.