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tease

 [tēz]
to pull apart gently with fine needles to permit microscopic examination.

tease

(tēz),
To separate the structural parts of a tissue by means of a needle, in order to prepare it for microscopic examination.
[A. S. taesan]

tease

(tēz)
v.
To separate the structural parts of a tissue, as with a needle, in order to prepare it for microscopic examination.

tease

(tēz)
To separate the structural parts of a tissue by means of a needle, to prepare it for microscopic examination.
[A. S. taesan]
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They are also keenly aware conservative audiences need to be gently guided to understand the often-controversial performance art form, and they do this by injecting their performances with what is known as "neo-burlesque," marrying an updated rendition of traditional burlesque performance with a wider range of acts such as modern dance, theatrical mini-dramas and comedic mayhem, with the storytelling based on the art of tease.
To determine whether a participant's level of self-consciousness for a specific topic was associated with a negative emotional response to a tease on that specific topic, a series of multiple regressions were conducted.
The mothers' perceptions provided an opportunity to examine parent histories and child-rearing beliefs in relation to teasing, as well as the potential impact of those beliefs and actions as a license to tease between siblings.
"Streep Tease" is the kind of retro show that used to populate the burnt-out storefront theaters of the East Village back in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Several researchers have reported that the major content of a tease is body parts and other aspects of physical appearance (Alberts-Kellar-Guenther & Corman, 1996; Kowalski, 2000; Mooney, Creeser, & Blatchford, 1991).
One day, a group of girls started to tease Jameka on the school grounds.
Every day he comes to school, other students tease him.
When Romero moved from her rural home in Lonquimay to Temuco, the change was drastic: 'People would tease me for being Mapuche, for being from a small town, for speaking differently'.
Fathers were more likely than mothers to tease about appearance (19% vs.
There is an art to the "tease." That's the sentence or two designed to keep viewers tuned to a particular newscast.
Thus, "a child who cannot share jokes with other children or does not know how to tease or be teased, lacks important aspects of communicative competence" (Ely & Gleason, 1995, p.
The nap vote, however, goes to Tease in the Betfair.com Fillies Stakes.