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spectacle

a round lens. Snakes lack movable eyelids and their corneas are protected by a transparent spectacle which is shed and renewed at each ecdysis. See also subspectacle.

spectacle retention
a common problem in snakes; caused by lack of abrasive materials for the snake to rub against during the molting period.
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In addition to its work on "The Christmas Spectacular," the studio has designed 3D mapped projections for the NHLs New York Rangers and NBA's N.
Critique: Profusely illustrated, impressively informative, exceptionally written, organized and presented in a decade by decade format starting with the 1930s and concluding with the 2010s, "The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen" is an inherently fascinating and consistently compelling read from cover to cover.
Davison, who portrayed the fifth Doctor on the BBC One series between 1981 and 1984, acted as presenter for the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular in Australia and New Zealand at the beginning of 2014.
To be in with a chance of winning, head to @CADBURYUK and look out for the Spectacular 7 competition post to retweet.
The all-girl celebration saw the young stargazers go on the hunt for missing stars and day ended with a spectacular fireworks display.
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It's the first time I've done this programme," says the conductor who has worked with producers, the Raymond Gubbay organisation, for many years but who has never performed at a Classical Spectacular before.
The eruption, associated with a mid-sized solar flare, was one of the most spectacular ever captured by Nasa's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO).
The show, on Saturday March 12 2011, will culminate in a spectacular finale of the 1812 Overture with cannons, muskets and indoor fireworks, as well as the Fanfare Trumpeters of the Welsh Guards.
The evening will culminate in a spectacular finale of the 1812 Overture with thundering cannons, muskets and explosive indoor fireworks, as well as the Fanfare Trumpeters of the Welsh Guards.
For more information on National Cutting Horse Association Summer Spectacular please visit http://www.
THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR TWO DAYS DEPARTING 4 AND 5 DECEMBER 2009 PRICE FROM pounds 139.