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boll

the fruit of such plants as flax and cotton, consisting of a rounded capsule containing the seeds

boll

[bōl]
(botany)
A pod or capsule (pericarp), as of cotton and flax.
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The office of the Heinrich Boll Foundation in Israel just celebrated the 10th anniversary of its opening this past week.
Orr and another caretaker were cleaning the tiger's area at the time of the attack, Boll said.
In this chapter Boll and his colleagues argue that the clinical evidence they have reviewed strongly suggests that there is a key interactive relationship between psychosocial factors such as life stress, depression, coping styles, and social support, and the progression and mortality rates of various forms of cancer.
In the meantime, Boll is quick to reassure customers that the company's services would not be distrupted despite of the behind the scenes integrations.
In the event of an overflow, failure or breakage in the main filtration system, the Boll filters will ensure product quality is maintained.
Including lower-level employees in the group: Again, partly as a function of moving into the small to midsize market, employees below the executive/officer level are being included in the group to qualify for guaranteed-issue underwriting or, in the case of BOLL, to increase the amount of single premium that can be used to purchase the insurance.
The fires brought to a fast boll institutions, policies, beliefs, and land practices that might otherwise have simmered for decades.
Boll devotes the main share of his post-war life to lecturing about the necessity to develop nuclear science and the humanity of bringing the war to an early end by detonating two atomic bombs over Japan.
HEINRICH VORMWEG HAS produced the first major biography of Nobel Prize winner Heinrich Boll 0917-85) since Gabriele Hoffmann's life (1986).
They were recently honored by the Heinrich Boll Foundation [www.
Since the agronomic effects of salicylic acid on cotton in the mid-south USA have not been reported, the objective of this study was to determine whether foliar applications of sodium salicylate or salicylic acid would increase yield, flowering, and boll retention in field-grown cotton.
Other architects in this category include Stephen Boll, Rem Koolhaas, Daniel Libeskind, Carlos [sic] Scarpa and Peter Zumthor.