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1. A foul back street of a city, especially one filled with a poor, dirty, degraded, and often vicious population; any low neighborhood or dark retreat; usually in the plural; as, Westminster slums are haunts for theives.

2. (Science: chemical) same as slimes.

Origin: CF. Slump.

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Cellular Reincarnation

... wonderful scenes that could be reached from the top of Mt. Waddington had been illusionary. Was this my reward: being trapped in Fibrocity, the slum of existence? Ignorant of the adventure yet to come, I cursed my fate. It all got started when “Zygote Enterprises” organized this foolish competition, ...

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by ewartkuijk
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cellular Reincarnation
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Metaxenia and some other questions

O.K. Mr. Bean, Let these ques be from " ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OF A SLUM". bUT ITS A GREATER SHAME that U EVEN CAN'T ANSWER THESE questions.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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by agent007
Sat Apr 24, 2010 8:52 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Metaxenia and some other questions
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The Iron Hypothesis

... corporations) to continue their unsustainable practices. Carbon pollution tends to be focused in certain areas, which become defacto low-rent slum areas. By "creating" carbon credits, rather than diminishing carbon outputs, we come no closer to justice for the people living in these ...

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by AstusAleator
Tue Nov 13, 2007 4:13 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The Iron Hypothesis
Replies: 8
Views: 6594

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