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scanty

(skăn′tē) [ME. from O. Norse, skamt, short]
Not abundant; insufficient, as a secretion.
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'Of course, coconuts grow there,' he said, adding that the coasts of Arabian Sea were sub-tropical coasts that received scanty rainfall.
The most observed signs of diaphragmatic hernia are dullness, depression, inappetance, tympany and scanty faeces (Smith, 2009).
Sinha pointed out that some existing natural water also have scanty water.
The sugar industry is hope to suffer loss of around $62.5 million if rainfall goes on to be scanty, said Nick Jackson, the Managing Director of Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation (RSSC).
Iran has occasionally criticized international bodies for scanty help with fighting drugs.
The majority of the speakers were of the view that a specified targeted research was the need of the hour, and the makeshift relief packages and subsidies are only scanty and restorative breathers for the agri sector whereas, for a long term plan an intensive research identifying different variables that govern the agri sector finances must be carried out.
The research programme offers a grant of Dh18.3 million, over a three-year period, to any private or public entity in the world that will find innovative solutions to the problem of scanty rainfall.
A three-year-old boy presented with scanty short brittle scalp hair.
Here's hoping these scanty thongs don't catch on in Ireland - I don't think I'd have the stomach for it.
16 -- (BNA): The Meteorological Directorate forecasted a partly cloudy to cloudy weather for today with little chance for scanty rainfall at night.
However, in previous reports, some patients with lupus nephritis presented with "scanty immune deposits," that is, nonclassical glomerulonephritis, which might contribute to thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) [1], ANCA-associated crescentic glomerulonephritis [2] podocytopathy [3], and so forth.
Cyrus seized attention and criticism in August for her sexually charged MTV Video Music Awards performance, which featured the singer in scanty garb while exhibiting suggestive twerking gyrations.