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1. The act or process of opening; a beginning; commencement; first appearance; as, the opening of a speech. The opening of your glory was like that of light. (Dryden)

2. A place which is open; a breach; an aperture; a gap; cleft, or hole. We saw him at the opening of his tent. (Shak)

3. Hence: A vacant place; an opportunity; as, an opening for business.

4. A thinly wooded space, without undergrowth, in the midst of a forest; as, oak openings.

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Transpiration and Photosynthesis.

... paper which I have now found the answer to, it was basically this: More photosynthesis More CO2 absorbed Which therefore increases the stomatal opening.

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by harryriley88
Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:23 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration and Photosynthesis.
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Cellular Reincarnation

... of them unsuspectingly raced off in the wrong direction and I reached the target before the others could. Immediately after I crawled through the opening located in the curved transparent wall it closed, shutting my rivals outside. Unable to avert my eyes, I could see through the wall how the ...

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by ewartkuijk
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cellular Reincarnation
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Views: 386

Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... of my peers turning pages in our text book could put me to sleep in a few minutes. There are also other sounds like some people's voices, people opening up bags of chips lol I feel like such a weirdo. The sound of someone going through their purse can also put me to sleep! I cant explain the ...

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by Ngentile86
Tue Jul 30, 2013 4:26 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?

What are these green-brown lumps on this crab? I found this at the opening of an estuary on Vancouver Island. There were hundreds of crabs visible on rocks just under the surface of the water. This crab was the largest I saw. I noticed what I thought at first ...

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by thisma
Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:14 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?
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How to maintain sterility while preparing petri dishes

... to putting bacteria in them, how will I do that sterilely also? I have inoculating loops that I'll sterilize before using but that also requires opening the lids.

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by animus
Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:42 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: How to maintain sterility while preparing petri dishes
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