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raft

(raft),
Object or substance that provides floatation to another.

raft

A liquid phase of a cholesterol-rich region on a cell membrane that carries specific chemicals across the membrane into the cell.

lipid raft

A tiny cholesterol-rich region on a cell membrane that helps selected molecules enter the cytoplasm.
Synonym: lipid domain
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On the demand of male and female enthusiasts, the TCKP this year has also planned to organize the rafting gala at Kabul River from Jehangira to old Attock Bridge,' the official told the participants.
For the first time, a UAE National Rafting Team comprising officers of the General Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police - Department of Public Safety & Emergency has been formed to represent the UAE and compete in the event.
It also directed the environment ministry to take a clear stand on the nature of the activities undertaken by the rafting camps.
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Moreno admitted that members of the office lacked technical expertise in handling rescue operations in the river despite the 10 years that they have been involved in commercial rafting tours.
White water rafting is giving people a thrilling experience and even local hotels are providing tourists with hot water pools.
Terry Potter and his daughter Cerys who died in a white water rafting accident in Turkey
They're still prepared to take children on these rafting rides which will lead to more deaths, it's terrible.
The river's in great shape for spring rafting," said O'Neil.
The Chattooga flows between South Carolina and Georgia and is a popular rafting destination.
This analysis will be applied in this article to hypothetical rafting businesses that share a thin strip of white water on the North Fork Canyon Run.
Most adventure races include some type of paddling, whether it be canoeing, kayaking, or rafting on still water, whitewater, or open water.