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Hull

1. The outer covering of anything, particularly of a nut or of grain; the outer skin of a kernel; the husk.

2. The frame or body of a vessel, exclusive of her masts, yards, sails, and rigging. Hull down, said of a ship so distant that her hull is concealed by the convexity of the sea.

Origin: oe. Hul, hol, shell, husk, as. Hulu; akin to g. Hulle covering, husk, case, hullen to cover, goth. Huljan to cover, as. Helan to hele, conceal. See Hele, hell.


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Exercise after a heavy meal

Captain Kirk: Reroute blood from the digestive tracts to muscles Scotty: She can't give you no more capt'n! Spock: Hull integrity destabilizing! Cramp imminent!

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Sun Sep 09, 2007 3:30 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... organic substances "the nanorobotic device brings their surfaces into intimate contact, allowing reversible binding sites on the microbivore hull to recognize and weakly bind to the bacterium. Binding sites can already be engineered [77, 78]. Bacterial membranes are quite distinctive, including ...

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... suitable for placement of a biosensor in a large water supply source such as a lake, wide river, or large pond. The submarine 70 typically has a hull 76, control surfaces 74, a propeller 78, a submarine propulsion and control system 72, and a power supply 80. The power supply 80 supplies power ...

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Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......

... he did not know how the bacteria would behave after Mir's re-entry. He also confirmed that they posed a danger to the integrity of the station's hull. Not less alarming were the rumors about 94 kinds of Mir bacteria being pathogenic and able to cause human diseases. This information contradicted ...

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fetus with gill

... who believe in God. I base this suggestion on my understanding that evolution is yet an unproven theory, with many a hole punched in its' hull. MrMistery, I did not intend to suggest that how we define any given thing is unimportant. Definitions are important for us to better understand ...

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Tue Mar 07, 2006 11:46 pm
 
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