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1. A weapon of war, consisting of a long shaft or handle and a steel blade or head; a spear carried by horsemen, and often decorated with a small flag; also, a spear or harpoon used by whalers and fishermen. A braver soldier never couched lance. (Shak)

2. A soldier armed with a lance; a lancer.

3. A small iron rod which suspends the core of the mold in casting a shell.

4. An instrument which conveys the charge of a piece of ordnance and forces it home.

5. (Science: chemistry) One of the small paper cases filled with combustible composition, which mark the outlines of a figure. Free lance, in the middle ages, and subsequently, a knight or roving soldier, who was free to engage for any state or commander that purchased his services; hence, a person who assails institutions or opinions on his own responsibility without regard to party lines or deference to authority. Lance bucket, a kind of fuse filled with a composition which burns with a suffocating odour; used in the counter operations of miners. To break a lance, to engage in a tilt or contest.

Origin: oe. Lance, f. Lance, fr. L. Lancea; cf. Gr. Cf. Launch.

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sorting genes list by expression

... expressed only in some particular tissue type, for example only in liver, kidney. Is there any known tool available to do such analysis? Thanks, Lance

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Reconciling Faith with Evolution

... of the miracles He would perform, which gate He would use to enter Jerusalem, most of the details about His trial, that He would be pierced with a lance while on the cross, that none of His bones would be broken, and that He would be resurrected after three days. Now, since Jesus knew the scriptures ...

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... with this software and can provide me a standard protocol or tell me how to get help (I live in Taiwan) Thank you for reading these message Lance

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i need 2 human cells and how theyre produced by mitosis.

i agree with Lance use a cheeck cell. we are doing that in class

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