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spreading

(sprĕd′ĭng) [AS. spraedan, to strew]
The extension of a bacterial culture on a growth medium.
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However, while these rollers offer adjustable spreading action, they eventually lose their effectiveness because the rubber cords do not fully recover to their original state after continual stretching.
FOWL DEEDS Among birds, the H5N1 virus is spreading at an alarming pace.
The map showed nationwide epidemic patterns spreading in concentric circles from western-central Japan to eastern Japan.
Nitrates in well water pulled from near the spreading grounds since 1990 have periodically tested above the state cleanup level of 10 milligrams per liter, and computer projections show that if things don't change by 2025 the level could reach 24.
I remembered seeing tintypes of families just like ours, spreading their picnic lunch under this same tree 100 years earlier.
Turn chocolate filling into crust, spreading evenly.
To assemble: Layer ingredients in the following order, spreading to edges of dish: 3/4 cup sauce to cover bottom of baking dish; 2 lasagna noodles; 1/2 of ricotta mixture; 1/2 cup mozzarella; 3/4 cup sauce.
Chill until mixture thickens to spreading consistency.
Companies spend several hundred million dollars annually on antivirus products and services, and they lose even more in downtime when they need to take their systems off-line to prevent viral infections from spreading.
When we blocked this sequence we also blocked the cancer from spreading," said Khavari, who is also chief of dermatology at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System.
LANCASTER - Government experts, farmers and environmentalists will give testimony Wednesday on the ramifications of spreading treated sewage sludge on Antelope Valley farms.
Between 6,000 and 5,000 years ago, the Aryans migrated into Europe on horseback and conquered a series of cultures, spreading their language in the process.