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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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For medicines that can be bought without professional advice, the package leaflet is the only source of information that can be guaranteed to be available.
The pack contains two each of all the Trust's home safety-related leaflets and flyers, along with four posters and 10 background factsheets.
He would take the remaining stacks of leaflets to the university and place them about the campus while the students were in class.
On the official CENTCOM [United States Central Command] website there were a lot of leaflets that had been removed, but we found them via different Internet links.
The complainant alleged that the leaflet exaggerated the amount that most consumers would save over BT's standard rate, and that the comparison of minimum call charges was misleading.
Leaflets telling civilians to stay at home and offering food, water and help will also be distributed by the Army.
Sir Alan saysYOU saw the article where I advised Patrick Bowman, a painter and decorator, to give out some leaflets outside DIY stores.
Leaflets in public libraries which give advice about sex and drugs to small children are littered with four-letter words.
If someone leaflets, the malls might feel obligated to respond to the message and to explain why it doesn't represent their viewpoint," Schoifet explained.
Free to download, the leaflets cover a range of conditions and general eye care advice.