(n.) The pod or capsule of a plant, as of flax or cotton; a pericarp of a globular form.
(n.) A Scotch measure, formerly in use: for wheat and beans it contained four Winchester bushels; for oats, barley, and potatoes, six bushels. A boll of meal is 140 lbs. avoirdupois. Also, a measure for salt of two bushels.
(v. i.) To form a boll or seed vessel; to go to seed.
(1) The % by weight content of leaf-like, stem, boll, seed, and weed materials sifted (3360 mum greater than particle size greater than or equal to 595 mum) from visible wastes of the Shirley Analyzer was determined for a lint sample taken after ginning but before cleaning and for a second lint sample taken after one stage of saw-type cleaning.
(2) There was no significant difference in the numbers of contaminated bolls between the excised and field-matured treatments.
(3) These results were discussed in the context of the species-specific defense reaction (SSDR) avoidance theory of Bolles.
(4) But I am confident that we as a city can shape the coexistence of different cultures we have here now.” “We have to bring the city into the camps,” says refugee coordinator Hadjiandreou-Boll.
(5) Expression of heat shock proteins (hsp) in the BRL-AG-3C cell line from the cotton boll weevil was examined.
(6) Muraschi, Thelma F. (Division of Laboratories and Research, New York State Department of Health, Albany), John K. Miller, Victor N. Tompkins, and Dorothy M. Bolles.
(7) A heterogeneous group of 100 subjects were selected from the neuropsychological testing case records published by Golden, Osmon, Moses, and Berg in 1981, Boll (undated), and Reitan (undated).
(8) All of the bolls inoculated through the carpel wall had A. flavus in the seed, but only 11% of the stem and peduncle sections were infected, indicating that the fungus does not readily grow downward from the boll into the supporting stem or peduncle.
(9) Alix Bolle of the European association Energy Cities says many Scandinavian and German cities do well on energy not only because they have highly efficient district heating and cooling systems, but because powers to harness and manage energy are decentralised.
(10) Boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) eggs contain two yolk proteins, YP47 and YP160.
(11) The seed and stem and peduncle sections of each boll were surface-sterilized, plated on agar media and observed for A. flavus.
(12) Raw cotton from 4 machine picked varieties and 2 machine stripped varieties is examined by stereomicroscope and bright-field microscopy for presence of plant trash(bract, leaf, stem, seed, boll, and weed fragments-size range 841-2000mum) that gives rise to cotton dust during yarn manufacturing operations.
(13) The FokI method of gene synthesis [Mandecki and Bolling, Gene 68 (1988) 101-107] was used to assemble the plasmid from 30 oligodeoxyribonucleotides.
(14) The fungus was present in 20 to 58% of the immature bolls harvested 25 or 35 days after anthesis.
(15) Bolles tells us he is playing at the Echo in a few minutes with his band The Fancy Space People.
(16) Whole plants, assayed under conditions of high insect pressure with Heliothis zea (cotton bollworm) showed effective square and boll protection.
(17) Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis was used to examine gut, Malpighian tube, fat-body, testes, and ovarioles tissues of the adult cotton boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boh.
(18) The first are called vitellogenins and are found in frog, chicken, nematode, fish, and some insects such as the boll weevil.
(19) Bolls developing from early-season flowers had significantly higher percentages of A. flavus-infected seed than did bolls from flowers formed later in the season.
(20) The esterases of the cotton boll weevil were separated by polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis into four major regions.
(n.) A child's puppet; a toy baby for a little girl.
(1) Russia Facebook Twitter Pinterest Russian dolls in the likeness of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and the US president-elect, Donald Trump.
(2) It is still weird that "arts and crafts" is in the same category as dolls.
(3) The authors argue for the use of structured interview techniques with use of the anatomical dolls and the collection of normative comparison data relative to the evaluation of suspected sexual abuse.
(4) This judgement is particularly significant for the UK as it was the testimony of two leading experts, Professor Nicholas J. Wald and Sir Richard Doll, whose evidence helped convince the Judge about the harmful health effects of passive smoke.
(5) Although she's been performing since 2000 – in the punk-cabaret duo the Dresden Dolls , in a controversial conjoined-twin mime act called Evelyn Evelyn (they wear a specially constructed two-person dress and have been castigated by disability groups for presenting conjoined twins as circus freaks, an accusation she denies) – in her new band, Amanda Palmer And The Grand Theft Orchestra , she's suddenly become a kind of phenomenon.
(6) Natasha Walter, the feminist author, was struck by the supportive atmosphere of Mumsnet when she was writing Living Dolls: the Return of Sexism , a few years ago.
(7) These dolls can be used by trained professionals to help make conclusions about a child's background.
(8) So many young female tennis players look like dolls, the confusion of woman with (sex) doll is almost natural for the broadcaster swimming in the miasma of his own idiocy.
(9) This is a coded attack on the sexy, grownup images that surround dolls such as Barbie and Bratz.
(10) It was found that the maternity instinct is inborn but it starts to show only during the second year of life and is manifested in the form of playing with dolls and reaches its peak at the age of 3-5 years.
(11) The Makie dolls are another example of commercial production, Rowley points out.
(12) All the usual suspects are making an appearance, including mice on their mice organ, Gabriel the toad, Madeleine the rag doll and Professor Yaffle.
(13) Doll immediately gave up his own five cigarettes a day habit.
(14) Each doll can be customised according to skin tone, eye colour and hair colour to look like its owner.
(15) "Selling this doll is highly offensive to our ancestors and the African-American community," Rev KW Tulloss, NAC's president in Los Angeles, told the New York Daily News.
(16) Both groups did not differ from each other in respect to frequency of tomboyish behavior or interest in doll play and other aspects of materanl rehearsal.
(17) Principally, there was the legal conflict with actor James Woods, who in 1988 accused her of exotic harassments including leaving a disfigured doll outside his home in Beverly Hills.
(18) Another man in a pirate hat covered in voodoo dolls approached the screen, placing a live rooster on the stage as if offering it to the football gods.
(19) A giant inflatable doll with the face of Shaker Aamer , the last British resident held at Guantánamo who returned to the UK last October after 14 years’ incarceration, was displayed not far from the White House fence and front lawn.
(20) 33 children were asked to identify from an array of pictures the one which best represented a doll's view of the stimulus display.