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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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Farther ahead, the march grew less congested and the ranks of souvenir sellers grew -- as did the ranks of leafleters, who distributed primarily evangelical Christian tracts explaining the various misdirections of the Catholic faith.
When they did not comply with his request, he called the Webster Groves Police who arrived on the scene and suggested to the SNAP leafleters that it would be a good idea for them to move along.
Shoulder to shoulder with canvassers and leafleters from AIDS-activist groups, political clubs, and discotheques, Club employees Steve Griffiths and Alan Weaver vied to get lesbians and gay men to join the Club and take part in the environmental movement.
Any of them would gratefully grab the benefits that Festival Edinburgh enjoys and suck up the minor annoyance of grease-painted leafleters on every street corner and braying Estuary English accents in every pub.
47) The Department of Justice emphasized this point when, in the course of lobbying for the amendments, it assured Congress that the amendments were not intended to "prohibit or discourage the protected activities of whistleblowers, protestors, and leafleters.
Faces was founded last year by PR and marketing agency Think Publicity to supply promotional street crew, hospitality staff and leafleters.