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twig

(twig),
One of the finer terminal branches of an artery; a small branch or small ramus.
[A.S.]

twig

The final branch of a structure such as a nerve or vessel.
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It is difficult to distinguish caterpillars of the peppered moth from a twig. The caterpillars not only mimic the form but also the colour of a twig.
TWIGS has a well-defined curriculum based on the theory of multiple intelligence.
Guests are welcomed with urns of gold-painted tamarind twigs, red poinsettias, silk magnolias, hydrangeas, and red ribbons.
Traditionally the twigs were taken from the yellow-flowering broom, from which the modern name for a long-handled brush is derived.
MATERIALS NEEDED: 5 equal-length and equal-size bundles of twigs Florist wire Scarf, ribbons, flowers, and battery lights
Use mud to attach a straight twig to the hull which can be your mast.
Skipper George William Anderson said: "We first noticed some twigs up there and on the deck.
He ended up chomping on twigs, which blunted his beak.
a twig cup, half-hewn boat its hold, like his, unraveling, remote.
Across the top of the newspaper, make a tepee of the smallest twigs. (See illustration 3.)
Twilight actor Rob, 29, has been advised to get her to sign on the dotted line before any union, and singer Twigs, 27, is more than happy to go along with it.
Although this disease has been present in Brazil since 1940, to our knowledge, no studies have been published regarding the pathogenicity of the isolates on twigs and leaves or identifying the species of the pathogen in Brazil.