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1. A robber on the high seas; one who by open violence takes the property of another on the high seas; especially, one who makes it his business to cruise for robbery or plunder; a freebooter on the seas; also, one who steals in a harbor.

2. An armed ship or vessel which sails without a legal commission, for the purpose of plundering other vessels on the high seas.

3. One who infringes the law of copyright, or publishes the work of an author without permission.

(Science: zoology) Pirate perch, a fresh water percoid fish of the united states (Aphredoderus Sayanus). It is of a dark olive colour, speckled with blackish spots.

Origin: L. Pirata, Gr, fr. To attempt, undertake, from making attempts or attacks on ships, an attempt, trial; akin to E. Peril: cf. F. Pirate. See Peril.

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HoMeWoRk HeLp

... solution. They both test for reducing sugars. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reducing_sugar Here is another link that you may find useful. http://pirate.shu.edu/~rawncarr/osmolab/PermLab.htm

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by MichaelXY
Sun Mar 09, 2008 2:57 am
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bio ethics (life extension)

... attain un naturally long life. So if anyone has any opinions or links it would be greatly appreciated and later repayed in booty when i become a pirate ARRR love shane

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by supersonic_sally
Tue Jun 13, 2006 6:30 am
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Re: Origin of life

... But I have to admit that sometimes I have felt the noodly appendage, and thought that I should reconsider some of my opinions and put on my full pirate regalia....

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by canalon
Wed Dec 21, 2005 3:41 am
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Topic: Origin of life
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