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skein

(skān),
The coiled threads of chromatin seen in the prophase of mitosis.
[Gael. sgeinnidh, hempen thread]
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Crayfish, on the other hand, approached the skeins and struggled with the bulky masses, but did not immediately reject the taste as gobies did.
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Finally, skeins may display significant color variation even within the same dyelot, as shown in Figure 1.
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Axle ends are tapered and rounded to accept the skeins, which are made of cast iron or steel and provide the bearing surface for the wheel hubs.
The sight and sound of skein after skein of geese returning to the foreshore at evening flight is a memory that I will never forget.
A high-quality skein of eggs is odorless and free of blood.
Caught in a skein of unresolved tensions, unspoken fear, and undefined destinations, the children adjust in their silent, obscure manner.
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A skein of Balanchine's choreographic ideas winds through clusters of these ballets: the lineage of exotic distortion from The Four Temperaments to Episodes, Agon, and Symphony in Three Movements; of exquisite passion from Apollo to Stravinsky Violin Concerto and Duo Concertant; Monumentum pro Gesualdo, Movements for Piano and Orchestra, and Le Tombeau de Couperin, a playful working of bodies in meticulous spatial design; and in Concerto Barocco and Symphony in C the intricate harmony between soloists and corps.