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Drug slang A regional term for crack cocaine
Molecular biology M-203 mouse A mouse model for the human disease, cystinuria type 1, which has an induced missense mutation in the SLC3A1 gene. Its name derives from the impressive size of the calculi (stones) linked to the mutation
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In a moment he felt the Princess's hand in his, for she had always kept her magic pebble in her mouth, in spite of the prayers and entreaties of the Prince of the Air to make herself visible.
Gradually we drew out of range, though Red-Eye continued making trips for more ammunition and the pebbles continued to whiz about us.
Nutty, meanwhile, had found another pebble and was kicking it sombrely.
Alice noticed with some surprise that the pebbles were all turning into little cakes as they lay on the floor, and a bright idea came into her head.
Ah, let's hear about the caterpillars," I said, as I drew the pebbles together into a heap and began dividing them into colours.
Hundreds of barrowsful of earth amalgamated with pebbles, and rounded into cones, with sinuous.
And when the full moon had risen, Hansel took his little sister by the hand, and followed the pebbles which shone like newly-coined silver pieces, and showed them the way.
em with pebbles, so that I won't feel above my station in life?
23) The Thriae, who practised divination by means of pebbles (also called THRIAE).
At last the base of the cliff is undermined, huge fragments fall down, and these remaining fixed, have to be worn away, atom by atom, until reduced in size they can be rolled about by the waves, and then are more quickly ground into pebbles, sand, or mud.
200 feet; it probably everywhere extends to this great chain, whence the well-rounded pebbles of porphyry have been derived: we may consider its average breadth as 200 miles, and its average thickness as about 50 feet.
Mutely marching over the scornful clinking of pebbles, trampling the stone that let it slip: thus did my foot force its way upwards.