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seashell

the empty shell of a marine mollusc

seashell

[′sē‚shel]
(invertebrate zoology)
The shell of a marine invertebrate, especially a mollusk.
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We put into place new systems to ensure it can't happen again, and Seashells now pays a single rate of PS9.
In the 26 years I have been active in this profession, I must have collected more seashells than I have hairs on my head," he laughed.
It showed weight loss at temperature between 100[degrees]C to 200[degrees]C which may be due to the physisorption of water from both the seashells, and the broadness of the peak well correlated with FT -IR spectrum.
Basmayor started gathering seashells from the pebbled shores of Minalabac while growing up in Barangay Salingogon.
People can get their names engraved on oyster seashells or the names of their friends or loved ones as souvenirs," said the Muharraq native.
He pointed out that wood inlaying passes throughseveral stages and furniture, particularly sofaswhich are usually inlaid in seashells, adding thatthese sofas dubbed: al Istanbul (Turkish-styled), Arabesque, English, Marie Antoinette andother names.
Seashells fill a variety of ecological roles, some of which are not entirely understood.
Students should examine the seashells and record their characteristics on a chart.
I used to go to the seaside to collect the seashells -- it was very difficult to collect the small-size shells," he said.
By replacing this with a material from the calcium derived from seashells called hydroxyapatite, Dr Patterson is aiming to reduce the cost and reuse a renewable unwanted waste product.
Soliman said that looking back in history, we know that pharaohs used seashells to building tombs and pyramids for the purpose of ventilation.
So what is special about this Mona Lisa Well it took Akeel 21 months and around 120,000 (different shapes, types and hues) seashells collected from the beaches around the Sultanate of Oman to complete the piece of art.