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purr

(pŭr),
A low vibratory murmur.
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Purr Along is entered for the Group 1 Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes at Leopardstown while Dalkova is in the Group 2 Clipper Logistics Boomerang Stakes on the same card.
"We've had satellite recording equipment sent over to our house from America, especially to record her purr.
The average cat purrs at 25dB but owner Tracy Westwood, 47, said that her cat can be can be louder than the 110 dB that he has been measured at.
"The Cosmic Purr: Inspiration for Animal Lovers" is a series of stories that Karen Craft, self-acclaimed animal communicator states from her time learning and conversing with various animals, and she hopes to share her wisdom and thoughts with animal lovers who believe there are more to the thoughts of their beloved pets than their base instincts.
Elizabeth von Muggenthaler and colleagues at Fauna Communications believe that the vibrational frequencies in a cat's purr may explain why cats' bones heal so quickly and why so many domestic cats have survived falls from high-rise apartments.
While Ann Purr, second vice president of information management at LOMA, an insurance industry association based in Atlanta, recognizes the benefits of the technology, she admits it's not being widely used today.
New York City high school English teachers Mahoney and Purr speak to first-time teachers with their own narratives, cartoons, case studies, analyses of what happens in the classroom and the front office, and a healthy dose of reality in terms of what to do and not to do in that first crucial year.
The purr of the engine reassures; the performance and agility astound; the blend of fluent steering and linear controls pamper; the perfect balance of front-to-rear weight distribution impresses.
Edmundo went to look and found Babalu sitting in the bitter cold in a patch of bright winter sunshine, leaning against the house, too sick to move, but the moment Babalu saw Edmundo, his friend, he started to purr. When Edmundo remembered that moment later (and the glorious winter day) it broke his heart and he was grief-stricken and wept.
There is an erotic purr in their beautiful craft, as well as something richer than nostalgia: Like a time capsule, Wolfe's choices of literature, and his reproductions of cherished jacket designs, constitute a portrait of a period aesthetic, a sensibility, an ethos.
Another key element to the mentoring model is PURR (Physician Utilization Resource Recovery).
And Cadillac has succeeded in giving the CTS a pleasing guttural purr, even with automatic transmission.