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Fair-weather

Fair-weather

1. Made or done in pleasant weather, or in circumstances involving but little exposure or sacrifice; as, a fair-weather voyage.

2. Appearing only when times or circumstances are prosperous; as, a fair-weather friend. Fair-weather sailor, a make-believe or inexperienced sailor; the nautical equivalent of carpet knight.


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Increase in free energy in glycolysis

I have a fair foundation in chemical thermodynamics from my general chemistry courses, but I have not had a class in biochemistry. This question, however, is about thermodynamics. Unfortunately, while I appreciate your reponse, ...

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by cadamcross
Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:10 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Increase in free energy in glycolysis
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... a short time when I noticed the very obvious deference in the IQs, as shown by the study mentioned before. One has but to look and listen with a fair mind to notice the difference. My 2$ worth. (Inflation) Dr. Jim. No one cares about your personal anecdotes. Do you know how many dumb whites I've ...

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by Seth90210
Sat Jan 25, 2014 8:14 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... a short time when I noticed the very obvious deference in the IQs, as shown by the study mentioned before. One has but to look and listen with a fair mind to notice the difference. My 2$ worth. (Inflation) Dr. Jim.

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by Egad
Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:26 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:01 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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by biohazard
Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:02 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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