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raker

1. A tool for raking out decayed mortar from the joints of brickwork, preparatory to repointing them.
2. Any inclined member, as a brace, or pile.
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2004) studied the gill raker morphology and feeding ecology of two morphs of the European whitefish Coregonus lavaretus (Salmoniformes: Salmonidae: Coregoninae).
48% in M arguni) and slightly higher number of rakers on the lower limb of the first gill arch.
Dentinal tubes, originating along the outer margin of the pulp cavity, penetrate a thick layer of pallial dentine, which, with the exception of the basal attachment surface, covers the entire gill raker.
Each field was roped lengthwise with string, so that each raker had his or her own "rick" in which to operate.
To get people back into empty churches, it will take more than talk about "the poor" and "a poor church," Raker said, and she fears that at 76, Francis may be too old to see that change through.
She goes on to claim that she is, "I'm a school run taker, fairy cake baker, deal maker, orgasm faker, nit raker, rattle shaker, cheese grater, night-time waker.
It's called the Corona Clipper Razor Tooth Raker Saw.
N]) of gill rakers were recorded (Cochran-Biederman & Winemiller 2010), with furcated rakers having a common base being counted as a single raker.
The Transformer Rail can handle three different types of bracing with one rail including; fixed rail, roller rail and angled raker bracing--simply change the hardware fittings, not the rail.