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six-shooter

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a revolver with six chambers.

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Cryopreservation of Shoot Tips from Six Endangered Australian Species using a Modified Vitrification Protocol

S. R. Turner, T. Senaratna, E. Bunn, B. Tan, K. W. Dixon and D. H. Touchell.

in Annals of Botany

March 2001; p ublished online March 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5 words.

An efficient vitrification procedure was developed and successfully applied to cryopreserve six endangered West Australian species (family Haemodoraceae: Anigozanthos humilis ssp. chrysanthusnull...

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six-shooter

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a revolver with six chambers.

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six-shooter

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 181 words.

exploiter, goitre (US goiter), loiter, reconnoitre (US reconnoiter), Reuter • anointer, appointer, jointer, pointer •

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six-shooter

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 180 words.

exploiter, goitre (US goiter), loiter, reconnoitre (US reconnoiter), Reuter • anointer, appointer, jointer, pointer •

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six-shooter

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 7 words.

n. a revolver with six chambers.

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Rate of stomatal opening, shoot hydraulic conductance and photosynthetic characteristics in relation to leaf abscisic acid concentration in six temperate deciduous trees

Krõõt Aasamaa, Anu Sõber, Wolfram Hartung and Ülo Niinemets.

in Tree Physiology

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Correlations between leaf abscisic acid concentration ([ABA]), stomatal conductance (g s), rate of stomatal opening in response to an increase in leaf water potential (snull...

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Stomatal sensitivity of six temperate, deciduous tree species to non-hydraulic root-to-shoot signalling of partial soil drying

Jennifer L. Croker, Willard T. Witte and Robert M. Augé.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

The objectives of this study were to (1) characterize stomatal response of six deciduous tree species to non-hydraulic, root-sourced signals of soil drying, and (2) test whether species...

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six-gun

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 6 words.

n. another term for six-shooter.

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Harlingen (The Netherlands, USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 85 words.

USA (Texas): named Six-Shooter Junction in 1904 because it was populated mainly by Texas Rangers and border patrolmen. A six-shooter

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Harlingen (The Netherlands, USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 85 words.

USA (Texas): named Six-Shooter Junction in 1904 because it was populated mainly by Texas Rangers and border patrolmen. A six-shooter

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Thomas, Isiah

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 452 words.

Isiah Thomas, adept at dribbling, passing, and shooting, was a quick and dazzling player. At only six foot one inch

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Colt, Samuel (1814–1862)

Merritt Roe Smith.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 299 words.

(1814–1862), inventor and manufacturer.

The flamboyant Samuel Colt was best known for his patented revolving pistols, called six‐shooters.

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Ṣhaṭkāla

Saṅgīt Mahābhāratī.

in The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Indian Music. 105 words.

Six degrees of tempo, a concept used in Karnatik music. Ṣhaṭ—‘sh’ as in shoot—means six. The usual tempos are vilamba

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dream <i>n.</i> (<i>Aus.</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 53 words.

a six-month prison sentence.

1882 Sydney Sl. Dict. 9/2: Black Bess lumbered Mother Shooter to the Nick yesterday. She got

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Ṣhaṭkāla

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

Six degrees of tempo, a concept used in Karnatik music. Ṣhaṭ—‘sh’ as in shoot—means six. The usual tempos are vilamba (slow), madhya (middle), and druta. Some musicians, especially...

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Annual shoot growth components related to growth of <i>Pinus brutia</i>

Fikret Isik, Kani Isik, Tolga Yildirim and Bailian Li.

in Tree Physiology

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Shoot elongation patterns of Pinus brutia Ten. were studied in six natural populations and 10 open-pollinated families within each population. The data were collected from a...

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Structural variation in current-year shoots of broad-leaved evergreen tree saplings under forest canopies in warm temperate Japan

Akio Takenaka.

in Tree Physiology

March 1997; p ublished online March 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Stem length and leaf area of current-year shoots were measured in saplings of eight broad-leaved evergreen tree species growing under a forest canopy. Stem length varied over a range of one...

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Alucitidae

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

; order Lepidoptera)

Small family of fairly small moths in which the fore wing is divided into six plumes and the hind wing into six or seven. They are not closely related to the...

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Is resource allocation and grain yield of rice altered by inoculation with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi?

Shujuan Zhang, Li Wang, Fang Ma, Keith J. Bloomfield, Jixian Yang and Owen K. Atkin.

in Journal of Plant Ecology

August 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9630 words.

Aims

Our study quantified the combined effects of fertilization and inoculation with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) on grain yield and allocation of...

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clay-pigeon shooting

Overview page. Subjects: Sport and Leisure.

A form of shooting devised when the shooting of live birds was made illegal in some countries. Early forms of spring mechanism were employed in the late 1800s, to catapult artefacts made of...

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