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1. Consisting of, or resembling, earth; terrene; earthlike; as, earthy matter. How pale she looks, And of an earthy cold! (Shak) All over earthy, like a piece of earth. (Tennyson)

2. Of or pertaining to the earth or to, this world; earthly; terrestrial; carnal. Their earthy charge. The first man is of the earth, earthy; the second man is from heaven. As is the earthy, such are they also that are earthy. (1 cor. Xv. 47, 48 (rev. Ver)) Earthy spirits black and envious are. (Dryden)

3. Gross; low; unrefined. Her earthy and abhorred commands.

4. (Science: chemical) without luster, or dull and roughish to the touch; as, an earthy fracture.

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Re: The Effect of pH on the Plant Cell Membrane

... are not meat. They might be red but that is probably the only thing they have in common with meat. They grow underground, and they have a weird earthy/sweet taste. As for the Original poster, it would help if the solution was identified... But keep in mind that some pigments change color with ...

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Wed Oct 08, 2008 3:15 pm
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The Fiber Disease

... laboratory media in 24 or 48 hours; therefore, bacteriologic diagnosis is usually easy. It also grows on MacConkey agar, with a pungent and earthy odor. The Ashdown medium is very effective for the recovery of B. pseudomallei from clinical specimen containing mixed bacterial flora‒with ...

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