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weaving

1. The act of one who, or that which, weaves; the act or art of forming cloth in a loom by the union or intertexture of threads.

2. (Science: veterinary) An incessant motion of a horse's head, neck, and body, from side to side, fancied to resemble the motion of a hand weaver in throwing the shuttle.


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Tiny rings of hair appearing on floor at home

... hair into these rings. Just don't know what that agent could be. That's why I posted the message here. I thought perhaps someone knew of a hair-weaving insect that made rings from human hair found around the home. One peculiar fact is that I am noticing these things form at the rate of about ...

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by writersrus47
Wed Jun 08, 2011 9:20 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tiny rings of hair appearing on floor at home
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Spider Articles

http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8135000/8135844.stm Interesting story about a web weaving spider that creates objects that look like it to act as decoys against predator (in the article wasps) attacks. I've read about plenty of methods of predator ...

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by Chroma
Fri Dec 11, 2009 11:39 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Spider Articles
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... in the "lower" animals. Without any learning, the behavioral patterns will be re-appearance in offspring. For example, the spider’s weaving behavior,it is just heredity. The "higher" animals,however, often have some new behaviors which are out of heredity. So, you confused ...

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by robsabba
Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:54 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: About Physiological Darwinism:From Fitness to Optimality
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About Physiological Darwinism:From Fitness to Optimality

... in the "lower" animals. Without any learning, the behavioral patterns will be re-appearance in offspring. For example, the spider’s weaving behavior,it is just heredity. The "higher" animals,however, often have some new behaviors which are out of heredity. So, you confused ...

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by wellalt
Mon Dec 07, 2009 1:41 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: About Physiological Darwinism:From Fitness to Optimality
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The Fiber Disease

... To all: Project Highlights PROJECT: To develop techniques and procedures for processing tissue, extracting and storing collagen, and spinning and weaving collagen fibers into fabrics and other forms suitable for human prostheses that could induce the body’s own cells to rebuild lost tissue while ...

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by London
Wed Dec 20, 2006 7:15 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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