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spit

(spĭt) [AS. spittan]
1. Saliva.
2. To expectorate spittle.
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For the rearing experiment, growth (i.e., increase in mean dorsoventral measurement) and arcsine-transformed survival rate were analyzed by a 3-way orthogonal ANOVA (analysis of variance) with spat density, suspension depth and tray partitioning as fixed factors (see Underwood 1997 and Zar 1999 for this and subsequent analyses).
maximus in Europe and the fact that all the spat available in France and Norway are hatchery produced (Robert & Gerard 1999, Bergh & Strand 2001), a scarce amount of information exists regarding the primary nursery growth stage at a commercial scale.
In an effort to generate information that will allow more reliable hatchery culture of this species, this study evaluated the influence of spat collector material and color and their depth on recruitment of hatchery-reared P.
Shell length growth of spat was affected significantly by diet availability (P < 0.05).
The Tigers boss said: "I was there and I witnessed it, he spat at my assistant manager down the tunnel.
Last week, during class, the teacher involved left the class for several minutes during which time the student spat into her tea.
Craig Leathard: "As a charge nurse on A&E and having had the displeasure of amongst other things being spat in the face while trying to help people I'd support their use by the police in certain circumstances."
They cannot, just because somebody spat, punish somebody and say, 'you intended to spit on him'.
TV SPAT Marouane Fellaini appears to spit at Sergio Aguero
A FARE dodger who spat at a bus inspector was caught by DNA, captured using an on-board 'spit kit'.
Police were called to the house and had to physically restrain Brough and carry her out to their vehicle after she kicked out, spat at and tried to bite the officers.
Referee Lee Probert took no action but Stearman confirmed that Alcaraz had spat in his direction after it was initially thought it was aimed at Christophe Berra.