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lion

the largest wild carnivore, yellow, tawny or gray in color; males have a distinctive mane. Called also Panthera leo.

lion jaw
see craniomandibular osteopathy.
mountain lion
a lion-colored, maneless lion. Called also Panthera concolor (syn. Felis concolor), cougar, puma.
lion-tailed macaque
Macaca silenus. See also macaque.
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The Lion's Share Group is seeking nominations from fellow mortgage brokers of licensed agents that have just started out that have the potential to succeed and be future leaders in the industry.
The Lion's Share Group's nomination is an acknowledgement of its unique training programs that are designed to provide mortgage brokers with tools, techniques and templates that can be put to use immediately in their business.
But politicians eager for federal subsidies are still willing to spend the lion's share of their transportation budgets on rail systems.
Though not expected to be a high-volume vehicle, Buick's version of the Alero will allow GM to maximize production of the platform, with the next generation Chevy Malibu and Pontiac Grand Am taking the lion's share of the output.
Revenue from broadcast rights, corporate hospitality suites, souvenirs and similar image-dependent sources accounted for the lion's share of ISC's $128-million income in the first half of 1999.
These medications indeed elicit chemical changes in the brain linked to mood improvements, but the lion's share of their effectiveness stems from the placebo effect, according to a statistical analysis of 39 studies of treatments for depression.
Injection-machine suppliers say 1994 was a record year for press sales, with the lion's share of new machines purchased for plant expansion rather than replacement of older presses.
IBM has the lion's share of the minicomputer market; 50% of the respondents have the IBM S/36, 19% the IBM AS/400, 10% the IBM S/34 and 8% have various other IBM models.
According to O'Neil, the latter program will receive the lion's share of the funding.
For too long, the lion's share of infrastructure investments has been borne on the backs of those at the local level," said ACWA Vice President Glen Peterson.
It's the Capulets and Montagues writ large, with the added bonus that Tristan's beloved lord, the man who took him in as a boy, Marke (Rufus Sewell, lending the movie the lion's share of its power and conviction), is in the mix as well.
Our talented sales staff played an important part in this expansion, but our dedicated cleaners deserve the lion's share of the credit.