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Sustain

Definition

verb

(1) To keep or maintain; to endure

(2) To nourish, especially with food

(3) To support; to promote

(4) To carry weight; to prevent from falling

(5) To obtain or suffer from, such as injuries or loss

(6) To confirm or substantiate; to prove, especially with new facts


Supplement

Synonym(s):

  • support
  • subsist
  • assist
  • relieve
  • undergo

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During winter in polar regions there is a thick sheet of ice above the water bodies. How the water below ice get oxygenated to sustain aquatic life.

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... fast breathing and heart-rate, fast visual and verbal processing. These emotions don"t require gaps between thinking to evoke, intensify and sustain. These are the emotions that can be found everywhere in today's fast society. Then there are difficult emotions - which require ability and ...

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... carbonic acid. The acidifying result of such a mixture places more stress on the body to maintain the narrow pH range of 7.35 to 7.45 required to sustain human life

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Are bidirectional lungs essential for human speech?

... speech, such as parrots. So I would also imagine that it's possible for organisms with unidirectional lungs to produce enough complex sounds to sustain a language at least at complicated as human ones, under certain conditions (with the aid of other structures). In any case this is for a work ...

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