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loam

a fertile soil formed of sand and clay and having an organic or humus content.
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The smashing and rebound of the floes as they grounded and splintered marked the borders of it, and a friendly shoal ran out to the northward, and turned aside the rush of the heaviest ice, exactly as a ploughshare turns over loam. There was danger, of course, that some heavily squeezed ice-field might shoot up the beach, and plane off the top of the islet bodily; but that did not trouble Kotuko and the girl when they made their snow- house and began to eat, and heard the ice hammer and skid along the beach.
"With respect to the implementation of these registration fees for external vendors and service providers belonging to all cleaning and maintenance companies across all Damac / Loams managed buildings, after reviewing the concerns raised by residents and owners, Loams has reevaluated the implementation process of vendor registration and work permits, resulting in the decision that hence forth all registration fees will be waived," it added.
Prayers were offered as fear of drought loams in a cultivation season of crops and seasonal diseases too on rise, due to dry and dusty weather.
The continuing global expansion of the OCM programme within the Bureau Veritas network has now provided the Dubai laboratory with access to the LOAMS software, whereby clients will have access to one application that brings equipment testing and analysis data together from locations around the world.
DAMAC's facilities management arm, Luxury Owner Association Management Services (LOAMS), has been accredited by British Standard Institution (BSI) Middle East and Africa for successfully implementing ISO Standard related to Quality Management (ISO 9001: 2008).
Surfaces of these soils are sandy loams with strong change to medium clay subsoils that are extremely sodic in nature.
Vineyards are predominantly planted on loamy fine sands and fine sandy loams in the Texas High Plains AVA, whereas loams and clay loams predominate in the other AVAs.
Individuals of the species reportedly prefer moist loams, may use sandy soils, but avoid clay, stony or gravely soils and arid lands (Arlton, 1936; summarized in Yates and Schmidley, 1978; Waldron et al., 2000).
sands, clays, sandy loams, and silt loams with agreement of 74, 73, 68,
Petersen, Cunningham, and Matelski (15) tried to limit textural variability by restricting samples to silt loams. They evaluated 401 samples from throughout Pennsylvania.