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stiff manila, cotton or rawhide rope suitable for making a noose at the end. Called also lariat. The loop is thrown around the animal's neck or one or more legs while working the cattle on the range or in stockyards. Usually used from horseback and exerting a strong pull by locking the rope around the horn on the pommel of the saddle, or by using a harness when working in yards. A quick-release honda used to make the loop is an advantage when loosing a wild animal.
The lasso is used while on foot by a horsebreaker wanting to reach the first hands-on step in the breaking-in process.
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Although the minimal edge-weight lassos for any X-tree form a matroid defined on [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], the same is not always true for the minimal strong lassos.
2] are minimal strong lassos for the X-tree that has one interior vertex adjacent to a, b, c, d, and a second interior vertex adjacent to e, f; however, [[laplace].
My Lonesome Cowboy, 1998, for example, is a by-now familiar larger-than-life manga-style figurine of a naked blonde boy gleefully ejaculating a lasso of semen above his head.
Martin Just's essay ("Intensitat durch Stimmenfuhrung in Lassos Klangprogression") is an intriguing investigation of voice crossing.
James Erb ("Umsetzung von textausdeutenden Figuren in den ParodieKompositionen Orlando di Lassos") considers instances where Lasso seems deliberately to have created a relationship between a parody Mass or Magnificat and the text of its model.
It will also become the platform for additional paid plugins from the company, such as the upcoming Profiler plugin, which will identify inefficient functions in Lasso code to assist in code optimisation.
Among the latter is a handwritten tribute from Johannes Eccard to Orlando di Lasso, dated 1593 (fig.