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sturdy

(stûr′dē)
adj. stur·dier, stur·diest
Having or showing rugged physical strength or robust health: a sturdy lifeguard; a sturdy build.
n.
See gid.

stur′di·ly adv.
stur′di·ness n.

sturdy

neurological disease in sheep caused by the pressure of a Taenia multiceps metacestode. Called also gid.
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These stronger, sturdier birds will in turn be able to hatch their chicks earlier and produce larger families.
This revised edition holds a design easier on the eye, a more compact, sturdier binder, and a new chapter on lighter recipes.
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The height is almost wheelchair-cushion level, so it would be a very easy transfer from the chair into the cot, and they're also wider and much sturdier," Lukas says.
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Census Bureau every year since 1878, and is presented by Bernan Press with larger type and sturdier binding than the government edition.
Made with 3M's microreplication technology, Greptile material has thousands of tiny gripping "fingers" per square inch, allowing for a sturdier grip with less effort.
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Their structure makes these natural materials sturdier than any human-made ceramics (a category that includes clay, cement, and glass).