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sharkskin

A condition seen in pellagra (nicotinic acid deficiency) in which openings of sebaceous glands become plugged with a dry yellowish material.
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On the basis of the literature, it is known that an increase in the characteristic relaxation time leads to intensifying the tendency for melt fracture occurrence, hence even small local modification of the fluid rheology directly correspond to a respective increase in the critical output rate before the onset of the sharkskin instability [29, 55-57].
Available in Kydex, premium cowhide, sharkskin and even more exotic materials, such as elephant, Wilson Combat holsters, belts and magazine and flashlight pouches are among the very best that I have ever wrapped around my waist.
The new Bond isn't completely careless with his appearance; he roguishly adjusts the sleeve of his Sharkskin suit after a crazy stunt, but it doesn't dictate his physicality.
is working on adapting its textured film, which mimics the tiny raised patterns on sharkskin, for cell phone products.
A wide range of subjects from spider silks and sharkskin to climbing plants and human food processing are explored.
Like Burroughs, my mother was partial to cats - to their sharkskin
From golf balls which travel straighter to swimsuits which mimic sharkskin visitors to Designing the Dynamic can understand how the use of nanotechnology and smart materials can vastly improve people's sport performance.
In addition, it is a sequel to the author's previous memoir about her father, Man in the White Sharkskin Suit.
My cousin left it to my imagination to figure out where "the man in the white sharkskin suit"--a description of him that I made the title of my first book--went every night.
A slew of grays are among the Benjamin Moore color suggestions for 2012 including Stardust 2108-40, Nimbus Gray 2131-50, Sharkskin 2139-30, Storm Cloud Gray 2140-30 and Revere Pewter HC-172.
In her best-selling memoir, The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit, journalist Lucette Lagnado brought to life the multiethnic metropolis of Cairo in the 1940s and 1950s.
The Rat Pack dressed sharply in Sharkskin suits, partied prodigiously, reportedly forged dangerous liaisons with underworld figures and became heavily involved in politics, particularly at the time of the nail-biting 1960 presidential election when their support probably swung undecided voters behind Kennedy against Nixon.