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Por·ter

(pōr'tĕr),
Curt C., 20th-century U.S. biochemist. See: Porter-Silber chromogens, Porter-Silber reaction, Porter-Silber chromogens test.

Por·ter

(pōr'tĕr),
Thomas C., British scientist, 1860-1933. See: Ferry-Porter law.

Por·ter

(pōr'tĕr),
William H., Irish surgeon, 1790-1861. See: Porter fascia.
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It's not about traffic, it's about the right traffic," says Ian Lurie, president of Portent.
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The social scope and diagnostic portent of texts dwarf those of dreams, and undue attention to the dreamer risks missing the larger resonance of these texts--the manifold ways in which they are not, finally, about Toni Morrison.
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Albatross was no bad portent for the boat's audience as it was followed by Man of the World, Green Manalishi and Black Magic Woman.
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See the Sea veterans will feel a chill of dark portent as Rampling's Marie Drillon, an English professor on summer break, walks over the dune with her husband, Jean (Bruno Cremer), and hits the sand.
But the decision holds little portent for opponents of the FCC rule that generally bars common ownership of daily newspapers and broadcast stations in the same market.
I think the people we work with will see this as a portent of doom and it's making people very anxious.