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Jumper

Jumper

1. One who, or that which, jumps.

2. A long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen.

3. A rude kind of sleigh; usually, a simple box on runners which are in one piece with the poles that form the thills.

4. (Science: zoology) The larva of the cheese fly. See cheese fly, under cheese.

5. A name applied in the 18th century to certain Calvinistic methodists in wales whose worship was characterised by violent convulsions.

6. Spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece. Baby jumper. Bounty jumper. See bounty.


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The Implausible Engines of Evolution

1) you're taking it little bit too extreme. The evolution is not such big jumper. If the animal cannot survive, than you will have, surprisingly, no evolution. But living organisms are much versatile and have broad spectrum of livable environments. 2) you're ...

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by JackBean
Sun Oct 09, 2011 8:54 pm
 
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ethidium bromide

... side. I am worried that this may be (concentrated) ethidium bromide and that now it may be on my clothes. I have thrown away the lab coat and the jumper that I think i was wearing at the time it must have happened, but the jumper was already in my washbasket with other clothes. Will washing the ...

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by becky7787730
Wed Mar 07, 2007 11:04 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
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The Fiber Disease

... you privately. Anyway please understand that nobody here is stupid. ( Nobody could be this stupid,,,, nobody) I’m flying standby home on a puddle jumper tonight. Hopefully I will have my feet up by 21:00 and we can fire another salvo at the scammers. Did you see the way that they lost it last ...

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by Frank N Stein
Tue Jan 09, 2007 9:21 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
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The Fiber Disease

... finger tips and the thumb tip of the hand that had been holding the phone there were coils of blue fibres. They looked like things that come off a jumper when it has been rubbed but as they went into the finger they looked like they were mounted on a watch spring. I have mentioned above about the ...

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Mon Apr 03, 2006 10:42 pm
 
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