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Lame

Lame

1. Moving with pain or difficulty on account of injury, defect, or temporary obstruction of a function; as, a lame leg, arm, or muscle. To some degree disabled by reason of the imperfect action of a limb; crippled; as, a lame man. Lame of one leg. . Lame in both his feet. . He fell, and became lame. .

2. Hence, hobbling; limping; inefficient; imperfect. A lame endeavor. O, most lame and impotent conclusion! (Shak) lame duck, a person who can not fulfill his contracts.

Origin: oe. Lame, as. Lama; akin to D. Lam, g. Lahm,OHG, dan, & Sw. Lam, Icel. Lami, Russ. Lomate to break, lomota rheumatism.


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Re: factors of temperature

Really people, 18 views and no replies? Lame!!! :p

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by vmdavis
Tue Nov 27, 2012 3:46 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: factors of temperature
Replies: 2
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Help - Why can't DNA be parallel?

... and phosphate are flipped upside down. But the thing is, couldn't they still technically base pair if both strands are 5'-3'? Here is a really lame Paint thing I made up. First image is it normally, the second is my interpretation: http://i.imgur.com/DPbK1.jpg All I did was ...

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by keetner
Sun Sep 30, 2012 4:56 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Help - Why can't DNA be parallel?
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Views: 5121

My Microscopes Potential in viewing life

... I missing here? Is my microscope not powerful enough? Am I only going to see life if I use the 1000 with an oil immersion? Sorry, if this sounds lame; I'm just an old man trying to study my environment on a path to sustainable herb & vegetable growing. I have even tried to catch the biology ...

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by Retnug
Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:15 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Microscopes Potential in viewing life
Replies: 2
Views: 2428

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Not entirely - "edge of a revolution in evolution" is pretty lame. "Ability to redesign genes" is pretty immaterial in an evolutionary sense. At best it'll be a boutique operation for the wealthy in developed world. It may well diminsh Tay-Sachs, ...

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by Rap
Sat May 26, 2012 3:59 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Perception and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 8409

Perception and Evolution

Not entirely - "edge of a revolution in evolution" is pretty lame. "Ability to redesign genes" is pretty immaterial in an evolutionary sense. At best it'll be a boutique operation for the wealthy in developed world. It may well diminsh Tay-Sachs, ...

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by JorgeLobo
Sat May 26, 2012 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Perception and Evolution
Replies: 14
Views: 8409
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