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a strong durable closely woven fabric used for shoe uppers, etc.



(Russian lastink), a satin-weave cotton cloth that resembles satin in appearance but differs in that the smooth finish of the outer surface is formed by the warp and not by the weft.

Lasting is a light, silky, lustrous cloth. During final processing, it is mercerized and finished with softeners. It is manufactured in solid colors and, less often, in prints. It is used for linings, shirts, and dresses.

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Millions of lives around the world were changed lastingly by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 70 years ago.
Indeed, not only was Dick a major contributor to understanding the behavior and learning issues of EBD students through his own research, his influence has been equally and lastingly felt through mentoring of his students and colleagues, and their research.
Here comes the science - the exclusive Colour-Fil Shine technology, allows the texture of Gloss d'Armani to be compared to a weave that gently and lastingly adorns the lips.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the performance of the human sense of vision can be lastingly changed by merely exposing subjects to visual stimuli for a short period of time.
But only healthy societies can lastingly eliminate terrorism.
Spokeswoman Areej Mohieldin said: "The treatments at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq, Thalassa Sea & Spa help take care of the body, mind and spirit, to lastingly protect it through a comprehensive approach that combines therapy, sports activities and healthy diet.
The role of decision making groundwork lastingly increase with the time, because also during intervention (response to disaster) there are the disaster characteristics that influence the commander decision making, e.
Hu told the regional business forum that China A"will make vigorous efforts to establish lastingly effective means for expanding domestic demand, especially consumer demandA".
More importantly, as the main title of this study suggests, Maybudi's voluminous work also constitutes a richly complex and lastingly influential creative literary reworking of a diverse range of antecedent "Sufi" literary traditions--especially the abundant hagiographies and classical manuals on spiritual practice, teaching, apologetics, and homiletics--in both Arabic and early New Persian from the two preceding centuries.
Doing this, the play creates not universal truths precisely, but lastingly partial insights.
In Surprised By Joy, Lewis explains how, even before his conversion, he was most attracted to religious writers, whose works contained a depth "on whom I could really feed" (213), and the then-atheist Lewis finds that he is, paradoxically, "deeply and lastingly satisfied by Thomas Browne" (214).