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1. To make loose; to free from tightness, tension, firmness, or fixedness; to make less dense or compact; as, to loosen a string, or a knot; to loosen a rock in the earth. After a years rooting, then shaking doth the tree good by loosening of the earth. (Bacon)

2. To free from restraint; to set at liberty. It loosens his hands, and assists his understanding. (Dryden)

3. To remove costiveness from; to facilitate or increase the alvine discharges of.

Origin: see loose.

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#3. Aerates the soil and loosens it. Hope This Helps at least a lil bit :D

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by Cherrygurl85
Sat Nov 24, 2007 5:10 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Grafting? and other plant realted questions
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Well as long as we are going to spoon feed the guy.... 1. Worms tunnel and eat the soil. The tunneling not only loosens the soil but mixes it as well. And yes, they enrich the soil with their wastes; this is the basis of using earthworm castings as fertilizer. They also pull vegetation ...

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by CoffeaRobusta
Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
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Views: 21999

The Fiber Disease

... Your leg sounds really bad. Lately, I find bathing in a bath with about 1/4 cup or less of common household bleach helps. It completely loosens the calluses so that they can be easily removed. Of course they do come back the next day, but it provides some temporary relief. Also, when ...

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by mfromcanada
Sat Oct 21, 2006 3:05 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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