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1. Worthless; bad.

2. Weak; slight; unsubstantial; poor; as, a slim argument. That was a slim excuse.

3. Of small diameter or thickness in proportion to the height or length; slender; as, a slim person; a slim tree.

Origin: Formerly, bad, worthless, weak, slight, awry, fr. D. Slim; akin to G. Schlimm, MHG. Slimp oblique, awry; of uncertain origin. The meaning of the English word seems to have been influenced by slender.

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A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... organism which you think is best applicable here, that would be fine. I understand as well that research on such things as I propose here may be slim or unreliable, but I'm only looking for 'possibility' here, not practicability or current, solid proof. So here are the questions. 1. Is it theoretically ...

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by Maitreya
Sat Dec 07, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
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am I the next step in human evolution

... Then we can look at a canyon and realize there is no recognizable pattern there therefore, nature created it. Why is it that we know the odds are slim to none, as to throw letters up in the air and when they hit the ground a word would form...let alone a complete sentence or better yet a book ...

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by skikr88
Fri Nov 25, 2011 8:55 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
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how to become healthy?

am a medical student.. i wanna ask about remedy of weakness.. my height is 5'2''.and weight is 49kg. i wanna gain some weight.as i look too slim.in fact my diet is good.healthy food intake is in my daily routine.but there is a problem of loss of appetite with me.and i think the food which i ...

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by cuteee
Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:48 am
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Topic: how to become healthy?
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The Implausible Engines of Evolution

... the book what is necessary for evolution to be true. However, these things are not observed in the natural world. If not be these devices and very slim possibilities are not how evolution developed the finch, please elaborate.

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by Tomn
Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Implausible Engines of Evolution
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Shoulder - Questins

... shoulder for muscle mass. I do admit I was taking swimming lessons for 2 years when I was 11-12 or something, but at that time I was anorexic-slim and somebody told me my shoulders couldn't have broadened due to lack of calcium and bad eating habits. Since then I haven't done any physical ...

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by ilann1
Wed Apr 06, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Shoulder - Questins
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