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1. A long, narrow, pliable strip of leather, cloth, or the like; specifically, a strip of thick leather used in flogging. A lively cobbler that . . . Had scarce passed a day without giving her [his wife] the discipline of the strap. (Addison)

2. Something made of such a strip, or of a part of one, or a combination of two or more for a particular use; as, a boot strap, shawl strap, stirrup strap.

3. A piece of leather, or strip of wood covered with a suitable material, for sharpening a razor; a strop.

4. A narrow strip of anything, as of iron or brass.

(Science: machinery) Specifically: A band, plate, or loop of metal for clasping and holding timbers or parts of a machine.

A piece of rope or metal passing around a block and used for fastening it to anything.

5. (Science: botany) The flat part of the corolla in ligulate florets, as those of the white circle in the daisy. The leaf, exclusive of its sheath, in some grasses.

6. A shoulder strap. See Shoulder. Strap bolt, a bolt of which one end is a flat bar of considerable length. Strap head, a flat rail formerly used.

Origin: OE. Strope, AS. Stropp, L. Stroppus, struppus, perhaps fr. Gr. A band or cord, fr. To twist, to turn (cf. Strophe). Cf. Strop a strap, a piece of rope.

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Bootstrap values for phylogentic trees

i have used NYSYS for constructing the phylogentic tree for my RAPD data. While using the same data for bootstrap analysis by Winboot, i could get the boot strap values of the variables only and not for the samples. Do anyone have experience in handling both the softwares?

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by microsat
Mon Dec 21, 2009 7:17 am
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Bootstrap values for phylogentic trees
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can someone please explain

You put the steth next to the arm strap, not the heart/chest.

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by mith
Sat Jul 19, 2008 7:51 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: can someone please explain
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