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Said of lumber, panels, etc., somewhat short of a specified dimension; bare.
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Household structure comprised categories such as available family labor and skill sets, location (distance to markets, water sources, extension services, milk bulking group and pasture), and scantiness of assets (animal housing, tools, cash liquidity and capital in general).
To remedy the scantiness of the source base, I have conducted an extensive search in the books of contract registration (knigi zapisi krepostei), a type of archival source that has almost never been systematically exploited by historians, and discovered eleven previously unknown divorce letters from the era of Peter the Great.
Since the desolation of limb loss does not create only scantiness of corporal capability and facade appearance, also renders mental impairment.
if a scantiness of record fails to support a fully informed and reasoned
He said that bringing out the country from poverty, resource scarcity and scantiness is the task ahead of youngsters and they should participate with full zeal and commitment to turn around the state of affairs in favour of nation.
The point is that there are a number of circumstances that are directly or indirectly indicative of the scantiness of molecular approaches of studies, including the search for a hypothetical gene (or genes) involved in the development of obesity in man.
Therefore, even if the individual cost of the medications does not weigh in the choice of prescribing typical antipsychotics, the paperwork and the scantiness of Special Pharmacies probably contributes for the high prescription rates of haloperidol.
The scantiness of buyers might be due to undeveloped sales channels, or the reluctance of buyers to pay an extra ten per cent for organic prawns--a premium negotiated by the IUCN on account that it compensates farmers for diminished yield (due to lower stocking density and slower growth rate).
33) The problem with such discourse is not merely the absence of reciprocity but the scantiness of spaces for the possibility of such reciprocity and for the reassertion by East Europeans themselves of "the epistemological value and agency of the non-[West-]European world.
There have been two reasons for this: the difficult nature of the argument, which can hardly cope with this regulation; and the scantiness of the poet's strength for overcoming this difficulty.
To overcome this scantiness the country needs massive investment.