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nest

(nest),
A group or collection of similar objects.
See also: nidus.
[A.S.]

nest

(nest) a small mass of cells foreign to the area in which it is found.
junctional nest  a nest of dysplastic cells seen at the dermoepidermal junction as part of a junctional nevus.

nest

(nĕst)
n.
a. A structure or shelter made or used by a bird to hold its eggs during incubation and to house its young until fledged.
b. A structure or shelter in which other animals, such as reptiles, fish, or insects, deposit their eggs or tend their young.
c. A structure or complex built by ants, termites, or other social animals to house a colony.
d. A number of insects, birds, or other animals occupying a nest: attacked by a nest of hornets.
v. nested, nesting, nests
v.intr.
To build or occupy a nest.

nest

(nest)
A group or collection of similar objects.
See also: nidus
[A.S.]

nest

1. the bed or shelter constructed by a bird for deposition of its eggs and rearing of its young.
2. a bed prepared by an animal.
3. an accumulation of cells in a foreign location.

nest building
a signal of oncoming broodiness in female birds and of imminent parturition in some mammals.
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Untransformed male plumage brightness differed among nest heights (nest height nested within taxonomic family ANOVA: F = 9.
Dimorphism in plumage brightness differed among nest heights (nest height nested within taxonomic family ANOVA: F = 3.
In South Carolina, Still & Baumann (1990) found 10 of 37 (27%) nests in seed-tree cuts or clearcuts [less than or equal to] 10 years old, and in a previous east Texas study, 26% of the hens nested in pine regeneration stands one to seven years old (Campo et al.
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By using O2's object technology, Unidata will be able to provide a full object model on top of its existing nested architecture, providing the benefits of object-oriented development and navigational data access while preserving the set manipulation and high-performance transaction throughput characteristic of the nested relational model.
This agreement will result in combining the benefits of object usage with the MIS maturity off in-place nested relational technology.
Historically, Eastern White-winged Doves in Texas nested primarily in native Tamaulipan brushlands of the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV) from May through August and wintered in southwestern Mexico and Central America (George et al.