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Barre

(bă`rē), city (1990 pop. 9,482), Washington co., central Vt., SE of Montpelier; settled late 18th cent., inc. 1894. Granite quarrying, which began in the region in the early 19th cent., is still important. Railroad equipment, machines, and machine tools are manufactured, and Barre is a center for winter sports, hunting, and fishing. The city is named for Isaac BarréBarré, Isaac
, 1726–1802, British soldier and politician. He served under Gen. James Wolfe in the French and Indian Wars and was wounded at Quebec (1759). Entering Parliament in 1761, he was adjutant general and governor of Stirling (1763–64), vice treasurer
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, an English politician who defended the American colonists in Parliament.

barre

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(textiles)
A pattern of bars or stripes parallel to the weft of a fabric.
A defect in the production of a fabric that results in a streak parallel to the weft.
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Until Ben grabbed hold of this, there was very little known about what they did in the brain," Beth Stevens, a Harvard University professor and MacArthur "genius grant" recipient who studied with Barres, said in an interview.
Through their work, Barres and his team made discoveries concerning the role of certain glial cells and also found out the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying the kind of brain tissue degeneration seen in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases, and multiple sclerosis and glaucoma.
Barres also showed that the astrocytes appeared to play a crucial role in forming synapses, the microscopic connections between neurons that encode memory.
In our study, we have identified the molecular carrier in human gametes that may be responsible for this effect," says Barres.
Critics have often noted Barres's deliberate "refusal" of Balzacian models in his first trilogy of novels, Le Culte du Moi (1888-1891), as well as his "clear return" to Balzac in Les Deracines, published in 1897 (Rambaud 397, 400-01; see also Borie 28; Frandon, Barres 98; Germain 78).
Our findings suggest that long before the [nerve] cells die, their synapses are dying," Barres says.
The 22-year-old, from Heaton, Newcastle, is now appealing for generous locals to help him on his mission to raise PS2,000 to take Eliot's vision further by purchasing the basic dance equipment such as mirrors, ballet barres and dance mats.
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Depuis le debut de la periode de transition jusqu'a aujourd'hui, nous entendons parler tres souvent de greve de conducteurs de train ou de chemins de fer barres par des manifestants pour revendiquer tel ou tel droit.
After hearing from the one of the world's most famous groupies, 'Miss Pamela' Des Barres about her night of four-star rock'n'roll excess, Richard visits a raunchy Las Vegas show, and considers what might have gone on in the Waldorf Astoria's Presidential Suite.
With: Robert Carlyle, Alexia Rasmussen, Kathleen Wilhoite, A Martinez, Brad Greenquist, Robert Cicchini, Savannah Lathem, Eli Vargas, Michael Des Barres, Danny Masterson.
Two other Straub films screened at Views this year, both based on texts by Maurice Barres, a controversial French writer of the fin de siecle.