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1. Smooth and shining; reflecting luster from a smooth surface; highly polished; lustrous; as, glossy silk; a glossy surface.

2. Smooth; specious; plausible; as, glossy deceit.

Origin: see gloss luster.

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... (-) ACID FAST STAINING (-) NUTRIENT BROTH CULTURE- Quite turbid, slightly cloudy, no skin NUTRIENT AGAR STREAK- Shape – Cocci, Yellow, 0.2-0.5m Glossy NUTRIENT AGAR STAB: Aerobic GELATIN STAB: No Proteolysis THIOGLYCOLLATE MEDIUM- Anaerobic SEMI SOLID (Sloppy) Agar – Anaerobic BLOOD AGAR PLATE: ...

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Wed Nov 20, 2013 6:09 pm
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Re: Black shiny spider in Northern KY

... black widows typically had the 'hourglass' shape on the underside. True, But black widow is the closest I could seem to find to that red on the glossy black...

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by poochpamperer
Wed Sep 10, 2008 4:28 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Black shiny spider in Northern KY
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Preserving flower

... wax burned down and exposed the flower. Also candle wax is pretty opaque, might not show off your prized flower as you like. Best bet is a 8 by 10 glossy :)

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by MichaelXY
Fri Jun 20, 2008 7:04 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Preserving flower
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Identifying unknown bacteria

... some of my test dont match up. Colony description: Size- small and some pinpoint size Shape- round Color- white, non translucent Consistancy- Glossy shinny Cell morphology/ arrangement- bacillus/ individual, short chains Staining Reactions- gram positive Motility- yes Endospores- yes oxygen ...

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by alison_023
Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:50 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Identifying unknown bacteria
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Views: 4629

climber identification

... leaves with each node containing a leaf, a tendril, and sometimes one or more adventitious roots. the leaves are dark green, serrate, thick and glossy when new. the oldest ones are about 3 inches in diameter. flowers are small and occur in bunches. vegetative propogation by stem cutting possible.

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by oortclouddomicile
Thu Aug 02, 2007 2:58 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: climber identification
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