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1. A basket. See Skep.

2. A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.

3. (Science: chemical) An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.

4. A charge of sirup in the pans.

5. A beehive; a skep.

See: Skep.

1. A light leap or bound.

2. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.

3. A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once. Skip kennel, a lackey; a footboy. Skip mackerel.

(Science: zoology) See bluefish.

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Pedigree Analysis

... fall into this category 1.Usually more males than females are affected. 2. Affected sons are usually born to unaffected mothers; thus, the trait skips generations. 3. Approximately half of a carrier (heterozygous) mother’s sons are affected. 4. Never passed from father to son. 5. All daughters ...

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by chapsticks4
Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Pedigree Analysis
Replies: 1
Views: 3620

fiber/hair moving thru water

I have hair that moves and skips across water also. I can feel hair moving in my scalp. I can hold a strand of hair from my scalp between two fingers and watch it move by itself. I researched this in depth because I was haunted by it and ...

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by ebianco
Thu Feb 23, 2012 3:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: fiber/hair moving thru water
Replies: 17
Views: 18450

Re: two different color eyes

... has blue and my grandfather has brown. and neither my sister or i have that, she has brown and i have blue. but im just curious if maybe it skips a generation or something like that? maybe mine or my sisters children will have two different colours? or our childrens children?

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by questions89
Mon Jan 23, 2012 10:44 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: two different color eyes
Replies: 141
Views: 298783

Re: the Calvin cycle???help please

... and Calvin (1950), in which Bassham and Calvin proposed the photosynthetic carbon cycle, later known as the Calvin cycle. The second reference skips over 56 years of research published in the permanenet literature, to the monograph (not a research paper in a peer-reviewed journal) by Campbell, ...

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by fkfong
Thu Dec 02, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: the Calvin cycle???help please
Replies: 15
Views: 21211

Re: X-linked or autosomal?

... in pedigree. In autosomal recessive disorder there's the same chance that males and females will be affected..as it's recessive disorder it skips generations. In autosomal dominant disorders you can trace affected individual,there's no skipping,one of his/her parent is affected. In X dominant ...

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by zami'87.
Mon Nov 16, 2009 5:18 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: X-linked or autosomal?
Replies: 1
Views: 11978
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