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petal

any of the separate parts of the corolla of a flower. Often brightly coloured, the petal is a modified leaf and is important in flowers pollinated by insects (see ENTOMOPHILY).
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Petal CEO and cofounder Jason Gross stated: Something is terribly wrong when the industry decides an entire generation is sub-prime.
I hope Velvet Petal will inspire audiences to reflect on their own metamorphoses as they are moved by the marvel of human growth.
The dried petal are exported to different countries.
What you'll need: Petals, flowers and leaves from the garden; PVA glue; newspapers; heavy books; thick card; pencil and ruler; scissors; What to do: First you will need to press the petals and leaves you have collected.
This will create a base that you can then add the petals to.
THOUSANDS of fallen soldiers will be remembered with a cascade of poppy petals representing their lives.
The structure of the monument comprises four blossoming flower petals built of granite, representing the unity of Pakistani people.
To add dimension to the petals, fold each narrow end with right sides together, and then secure using a small drop of hot glue (3).
But there was a third brother, too, less successful than the other two and represented by the dayflower's pale, relatively inconspicuous petal.
The team of researchers confirmed their ideas by using computer simulations to test which maps could predict the correct petal shape.
In 2012, Hill, along with Petal High School senior Sam Hendry launched "Petal to the Rescue," a program that provides free clinics to train residents on cardiopulmonary resuscitation, better known as CPR.