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Jug

Jug

1. (Science: ornithology, zoology) to utter a sound resembling this word, as certain birds do, especially the nightingale.

2. To nestle or collect together in a covey; said of quails and partridges.


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A student wishes to test the accuracy of the measuring jug she is using in an experiment. The label on the jug claims that it measures volume to an accuracy of plus or minus 5 cm3. The density of water is about 0.999 g cm−3, which means that 100 cm3 ...

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by zak
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:54 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: biology
Replies: 1
Views: 949

Help with old, heavy bone id

... I don't know what that blue thing is. The bone looks like half a hip to me. To get an idea of weight, do a displacement test, ( get a measuring jug and find a stone that raises the water to the same level as the bone) with the bone and a stone and then weigh them. If the weight is more or less ...

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by animartco
Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:55 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help with old, heavy bone id
Replies: 7
Views: 2538

The Fiber Disease

... floating on the top of the water after I have boiled it for 30 minutes. I dip these things off and strain the rest of the water into a water jug that I keep in the fridge. I've noticed that I find this usually only when its raining outside so I have begun to wonder if the rain is bringing ...

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by WLR
Tue Sep 12, 2006 4:19 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5412702

Science on evolution

... where rhinos and turnips had a common ancestor and then evolving the rhino path. That's like hoping a spilt glass of milk would flow back into the jug, not entirely impossible but might as well be. Is it any more absurd than the turnip and rhinocerous being cousins, as proclaimed by goo-to-you ...

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by Springer
Thu Dec 29, 2005 5:52 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Science on evolution
Replies: 30
Views: 17737

Science on evolution

... where rhinos and turnips had a common ancestor and then evolving the rhino path. That's like hoping a spilt glass of milk would flow back into the jug, not entirely impossible but might as well be.

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by mith
Thu Dec 29, 2005 1:43 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Science on evolution
Replies: 30
Views: 17737


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