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leaf·let

(lēf'let),
1. A layer of phospholipid; thus, a lipid bilayer has two leaflets.
2. A thin, flattened object or structure.

leaflet

The part of a valve designed to open in the direction of flow and close to prevent backflow. Its base is typically attached to a larger structure by a fixed stalk and its unattached end moves.

leaflet

Any small, leaf-like structure such as the cusps of a heart or other valve.
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Cllr Crone said the issue of the leaflets highlighted the city's poor recycling record compared to other North West local authorities, and said the Labour-led administration needed to do more.
Pete Woodcock, Huddersfield University politics lecturer, said: "Local party supporters will say getting out, knocking on doors and putting leaflets through letter boxes will make a difference.
She said: "The Royal College said the table in the leaflet was taken from a Public Health England document, which gives guidance on how long a child is likely to be infectious, not how long before a child is well enough to return to school.
The leaflets are available online for anyone working with children or who suspects abuse is taking place, to identify and deal with signs of abuse and neglect.
The people of Hartlepool are great in that they scan through leaflets and if they spot a great offer or service they are interested in, they're more likely to use a local company.
Hundreds of the leaflets have already been distributed - over fears the workers could suffer injuries from handling bins which are left facing the wrong way.
The leaflet will be distributed at all tourist locations, including Abu Dhabi International Airport, hotel rooms, Mina Zayed, in addition to embassies and consulates.
One of the winners, 10-year-old Adele Armitage, said: "I think it was important to make the leaflets so we're safe when we're coming to school and going home.
Anglesey council leader Cllr Bryan Owen said he was one of the members who distributed the leaflet but denied he and other members had done anything wrong.
We measured anterior mitral valve leaflet strain in 12 normal subjects by My-lab 60 equipment echocardiography in apical four-chamber view by velocity vector imaging.
The principal leaflet showed higher L, W and LA values than the primary and secondary leaflets, respectively (Table 2).
The leaflet, issued by the Campaign Against Factory Farming Operations (CAFFO), makes claims relating to Nocton's proposal, such as "the existence of the superdairy will depress farmgate prices putting the majority of traditional dairy farms in financial jeopardy".