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ROT

 
right occipitotransverse (position of the fetus).

ROT

Abbreviation for right occipitotransverse position.

rot

(rot),
To decay or putrify.
[A.S. rotian]

rot

(rot)
1. decay.
2. a disease of sheep, and sometimes of humans, due to Fasciola hepatica.

rot

(rŏt)
v. rotted, rotting, rots
v.intr.
To undergo decomposition, especially organic decomposition; decay.
n.
1. The process of rotting or the condition of being rotten: The rot spread quickly, rendering the bridge unsafe even for pedestrians.
2. Foot rot.
3. Any of several plant diseases characterized by the breakdown of tissue and caused by various bacteria, fungi, or oomycetes.

rot

Etymology: AS, rotian
1 v, to decay.
2 n, decomposition.

ROT

abbreviation for right occipitotransverse fetal position.

rot

(rot)
To decay or putrefy.
[A.S. rotian]

rot

decay.

rot fungus
Ceratocystis spp. on parsnip (Pastinaca spp.).
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In the post-War novels, on the other hand, images of decay, rottenness, sterility, and impotency are more frequent.
It is a mixture of puzzlement and terror vis-Ea-vis the major changes which are being witnessed in the Arab world and are shedding light on the extent of the rottenness on the internal levels, and the expiry of the exploitation of foreign threats to uphold the oppression, tyranny and disregarding of the freedoms.
The decision not to seek a comprehensive solution to the foreclosure crisis will likely be remembered by history as being as disastrous as Treasury Secretary Andrew Mellon's infamous call to "purge the rottenness out of the system" through mass liquidation during the Great Depression.
It is very much to the author's credit that he has also exposed the moral rottenness of hypocritical South African Jewish leaders such as journalist Harry Hurwitz, a close friend of Begin who eventually moved to Israel, actively involved at conniving towards the strengthening of this alliance while Jewish organisations liked to protest in other forums at the lack of alternatives for their vulnerable and pitiable 'community'.
The problems of an activist judiciary are well known, and Buckley's arguments will be familiar, yet they add to the vivid portrait drawn by this consummate Washington player exposing the rottenness inside the Beltway.
Your strivings trip from untrue to untrue, but in such various and unending chain that all that here is rottenness or bane there to a match or meld with truth slips through.
There have been some tiny indications that hardcore satire about the rottenness of human nature has gone about as far as it can go.
Andrew Mellon, the United States Treasury Secretary at the time, talked about liquidating workers, farmers, stocks, and real estate in order "to purge the rottenness out of the system.
This reader would have placed more emphasis on the political rottenness in a number of places--for Indiana was far from the worst example and, indeed, as Calhoun implies, was likely to have gone for Harrison even with the two parties competing with Mugwump scrupulousness.
Some excerpted examples, with misspellings preserved and liberties taken on line placement, only to highlight the sweet rottenness of the cadence:
Do they want more of the parties that allowed this corruption and rottenness to happen in the first place?
It is half-rotten, and its flowers spring from the rottenness under it, just as the moss on those eaves does from the rotting shingles.