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Stagnate

stagnate

1. To cease to flow; to be motionless; as, blood stagnates in the veins of an animal; hence, to become impure or foul by want of motion; as, air stagnates in a close room.

2. To cease to be brisk or active; to become dull or inactive; as, commerce stagnates; business stagnates. Ready-witted tenderness . . . Never stagnates in vain lamentations while there is any room for hope. (Sir W. Scott)

Origin: L. Stagnatus, p.p. Of stagnare to stagnate, make stagnant, from stagnum a piece of standing water. See Stank a pool, and cf. Stanch.


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... hygiene was at play due to my concern to save my crawfish and forgetting to clean the sink and cooking ware after I contaminated them with the stagnate water. Thank you

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by WillyTNo
Tue Jun 05, 2012 7:03 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth on metal pot?!
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Growth on metal pot?!

... was that I mistakenly left my crawfish unaerated in a bucket of water for seven hours. Ignorantly, believeing they would still alive in this stagnate water, I poured the water out of the bucket into the sink getting some of the water into the pot. As i viewed the crawfish five out of six ...

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by WillyTNo
Wed May 30, 2012 9:13 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth on metal pot?!
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... biodiversity and the climate by the university of Queensland are without a doubt better (I'm very tired of the Norwegian winter), but in case I stagnate in my studies I would have more support at home. I'm pretty sure that both options will more or less result in the same qualifications for ...

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by Chrism
Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:06 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology at the university
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Re: Bible vs Darwin

... The hard part for me is what caused lungfish to mutate, evolve lungs, and at the same time mutate an instinct (information) to stay in potentially stagnate or low O2 areas? Somewhere in the genetics the instinct of habitat developed also through mutation FIRST--THEN speciation and natural selection. ...

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by AFJ
Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:25 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bible vs Darwin
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Larynx

... opening of the larynx). Their purpose is to remove bacteria and other particles. Smoking paralyzes those cili, so bacteria and unwanted particles stagnate in the larynx and the respiratory tractus. Morover, tsmoke contains irritating substances.

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by xand_3r
Wed Jul 19, 2006 11:41 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Larynx
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