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1. To scatter in small drops or particles, as water, seed, etc.

2. To scatter on; to disperse something over in small drops or particles; to besprinkle; as, to sprinkle the earth with water; to sprinkle a floor with sand.

3. To baptize by the application of a few drops, or a small quantity, of water; hence, to cleanse; to purify. Having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience. (Heb. X. 22)

Origin: OE. Sprenkelen, freq. Of sprengen to sprinkle, to scatter, AS. Sprengan, properly, to make to spring, causative of springan to spring; akin to D. Sprenkelen to sprinkle, G. Sprengen.

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Re: Urea and membrane permeability of RBC

... for urea to be transported into the cell. The cell will quickly swell and lyse. What about if the cell is sitting in isotonic saline and you sprinkle particles of urea into the extracellular solution? At first the cell may begin to shrink as water comes out, but given a few seconds, the cell ...

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by kidprof
Thu Aug 08, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Urea and membrane permeability of RBC
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Re: Human Collembola Infestations

... at night before you go to bed, and again before you dress in the morning. be sure and air dry if you do this. Get diatomaceous earth. this can be sprinkled onto your carpets, and you can also rub it into your skin like a powder. in fact, it looks like loose face powder. sprinkle it in your shoes ...

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by stillsuffering
Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:01 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
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Evolution of reproduction: Mobility of cells

... definitive stepping stone relation to styles of reproduction to evolutionary progress. A fish may have to lay both the eggs and the males have to sprinkle their sperm on the unfertilized eggs in a atmosphere that is normally not even sclose to calm. What is the evolutionary step to this point? ...

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by Engel08
Mon Jun 25, 2007 7:33 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of reproduction: Mobility of cells
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croton help

I wiped the leaves with a wet towel-they had some sticky substance.I sprinkle them with water every morning.I know it needs sunshine and moist,but what else do I have to do?Now it's stable but for how long?

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by ping
Mon May 28, 2007 11:34 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: croton help
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Hope this helps!

... they will kill you plants and you won't have a very good harvest. 12. Usually a greenhouse is made out of glass or a see through material. If you sprinkle water on the walls and walks of the greenhouse it causes humidity which helps the plants to grow better and faster. 13. I would have to say ...

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by shopgirl
Mon Feb 20, 2006 8:22 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Grafting? and other plant realted questions
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