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Satin

satin

A silk cloth, of a thick, close texture, and overshot woof, which has a glossy surface. Cloths of gold and satins rich of hue. (Chaucer) Denmark satin, a kind of lasting; a stout worsted stuff, woven with a satin twill, used for women's shoes. Farmer's satin. See farmer.

(Science: zoology) Satin bird, an Australian bower bird. Called also satin grackle.

(Science: botany) Satin flower, the shining flycatcher (Myiagra nitida) of tasmania and australia. The upper surface of the male is rich blackish green with a metallic luster. Satin stone, satin spar.

Origin: F. Satin (cf. Pg. Setim), fr. It. Setino, from seta silk, L. Saeta, seta, a thick, stiff hair, a bristle; or possibly ultimately of Chinese origin; cf. Chin. Sz-tun, sz-twan. Cf. Sateen.


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Re: Bible vs Darwin

... will cure them. the answere? translate it into terms they will understand. so logically the bible cannot be interpreted word for word. call me satin but if you get angry at this post your just proving that I'm right :twisted:

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by Roan
Fri Jan 25, 2008 4:54 pm
 
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God vs Evolution

... we have feiling and im sure you know how it feels to be robed or being bullied the bad will pay for causing you pain . Please note god created satin. Why won’t he destroy him? I think satin is like a filter in an experiment. Maybe god needed some thing to pull away us from god to see how we ...

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by mehdi71000
Fri May 18, 2007 4:02 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
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The Fiber Disease

... my clothes are cotton and they have elastic enclosed waist lines especially my night wear. So...hmmm...what's a person to do?? On Thursday, I wore satin socks and had a marvelous night at work with minimal biting and crawling, but a rather tiring one because I have not been sleeping well at all. ...

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by reliefseeker
Sat Sep 30, 2006 5:15 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
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