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1. To seize, pull, and tear prey, as a hawk does. Even as an empty eagle, sharp by fast, Tires with her beak on feathers, flesh, and bone. (Shak) Ye dregs of baseness, vultures among men, That tire upon the hearts of generous spirits. (B. Jonson)

2. To seize, rend, or tear something as prey; to be fixed upon, or engaged with, anything. Thus made she her remove, And left wrath tiring on her son. (Chapman) Upon that were my thoughts tiring. (Shak)

Origin: F. Tirer to draw or pull; of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. Tear to rend. See Tirade.

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How often do mutations occur?

... add up, till the machine is gunked up, the body is rusting, and the seats are faded and ripped. And if nobody changes the oil, spark plugs and tires, then it usually ends up in the junkyard. :mrgreen:

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by kolean
Tue Oct 13, 2009 3:31 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How often do mutations occur?
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Bible vs Darwin

No, but you're proverbially spinning your tires in the mud if you're passionate without considering what exactly the argument is about or what has already been said.

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by mith
Thu Jun 19, 2008 11:14 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bible vs Darwin
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The Fiber Disease

You're not gonna come unhinged again are you? You don't chase cars and bite at the tires occasionaly do you?

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by Frank N Stein
Tue Jan 16, 2007 7:57 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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on enediol forms.

biochemistry really tires me out. I have a question, which i havent been able to clear out. the enediol forms:- do enediols exist for fructose, mannose, glucose mutarotating isomers too? or is it only one specific form (i.e., alpha ...

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by bio-TINMAN
Thu Oct 19, 2006 2:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: on enediol forms.
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The Fiber Disease

... me if you have yours. PM me. Otherwise I can not bear to read thousands of pages of nonsense. Even if you guessed it a hundred pages back..no one tires to PROVE anything. It is way too aggrivating to deal with. I am so sory for being a jerk about this....but I also can not watch a dog chase its ...

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