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costa

[′käs·tə]
(biology)
A rib or riblike structure.
(botany)
The midrib of a leaf.
(invertebrate zoology)
The anterior vein of an insect's wing.

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A fuselage frame.
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Ultimately, none of the tests conducted in the interwar period conclusively proved Mitchell's theories regarding costal defense and an independent Air Force.
2 and 3, Table 1) confirm that costal rows of transverse-bilobate phytoliths occur in almost all Oryzeae (Leersia, Oryza, Hygmryza, Luziola, Prosphytochloa, Rhynchoryza, Zizania, Zizaniopsis), though Potamophila and Chikusichloa possess axial-bilobates rather than transverse-bilobates (see also Renvoize, 1985).
While explaining the plan, Issa said that the long costal belt of Al Shamal has great potential to be developed as a beach resort for tourism.
This is why we have decided to take on the North Wales Costal Path for BHF Cymru.
However, my main fascination with costal living is the potential abundance of seafood.
Kalat, Sorab, Nokundi, Noshki, Mastung, Pishin, Ziarat and areas along costal belt of the province also received rain.
Melbourne, Mar 27 ( ANI ): A costal carpet python is to be operated upon, to remove the two golf balls that he swallowed after mistaking them for chicken eggs.
The Welsh Assembly Government is in the process of creating a series of Welsh costal sites but we need to send them the message that these sites should be extensive enough to really make a difference in protecting our fragile marine wildlife.
Hemelytra: with corium subdivided by R + M and Cu; apical half of corium with a transverse nerve; costal margin of corium narrow with single row of areoles; disc of corium without elevation; corium appearing rather mottled.
31 for several parts of the project, including: (1) Consultants for Hydraulic Assessment for Flood Risk Reduction: (2) Design and Supervision of Construction of Infrastructure Works; (3) Costal Study of Sandy Bay and Dark View.
A COSTAL pub is calling last orders next month before undergoing a pounds 300,000 refit.
The seminar will highlight the potentials enjoyed by the Sultanate in terms of its distinctive geographical location and the diversified natural resources in its marine and costal environments which would add a great value as it is one of the main pillars that contributes in achieving the sustainable socioeconomic development.