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geminate

 [jem´ĭ-nāt]
paired; occurring in twos.

gem·i·nate

(jem'i-nāt),
Occurring in pairs.
Synonym(s): geminous
[L. gemino, pp. -atus, to double, fr. geminus, twin]

gem·i·nate

(jem'i-năt)
Occurring in pairs.
[L. gemino, pp. -atus, to double, fr. geminus, twin]

gem·i·nate

(jem'i-năt)
Occurring in pairs.
[L. gemino, pp. -atus, to double, fr. geminus, twin]
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Table 2 shows the examples of three short vowels of Hindko /1 ~ and the medial consonants of the words geminate and function as the coda of the prior and the onset of the subsequent syllable.
The former concurs with the statement that reduplicated consonants indicate geminate (long) consonants also in closed unstressed syllables.
Each transient species if produced with a yield of about 0.6, the energy wasting step being geminate pair recombination to yield methoxy-substituted heterocycles.
Fossil calibration of molecular clocks and the divergence times of geminate species pairs separated by the Isthmus of Panama.
Blackspot wrasse is a geminate species of the red hogfish, Decodon puellaris, of the Atlantic, which occupies similar depths (6-275 m) and habitat on the Atlantic and Caribbean between South Carolina and northeastern Brazil, and which grows to a similar size (15 cm) (Gomon 1974; Robins et al.
Some of these secondary electrons may be captured by a positive ion in a process known as geminate recombination producing a highly excited state that can dissociate into other products.
However, this creates a contradiction, since the authors also point out that stressed vowels in an open syllable are long, but short in a closed syllable, such as when followed by a geminate. Since stressed vowels preceding geminates are short, it must be that the first element of the geminate closes the syllable containing the short stressed vowel, and the second element is the onset of the following syllable.
Second prize, worth $250 and donated by Air Products Canada, went to David Michels ('Rapid Ligand Geminate Recombination in Horseradish Peroxidase') from the University of Windsor, and third prize, worth $150 and given by Fisher Scientific Ltd., went to Marcy Wright ('Development and Characterization of cytochrome c peroxidase deficient Saccharomyces cerevisiae') from the University of Guelph.
These species form a geminate pair separated from each other by the rise of the Isthmus of Panama 3.5-3.1 million years ago (Mya) (Jordan 1908; Keigwin 1978; Lessios 1990).
Similarly, dissidents in the former East Geminate, primarily intellectuals, have become the targets of vicious attacks from people who never lifted a finger to oppose the old regime.