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stalk

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1. the main stem of a herbaceous plant
2. any of various subsidiary plant stems, such as a leafstalk (petiole) or flower stalk (peduncle)
3. a slender supporting structure in animals such as crinoids and certain protozoans, coelenterates, and barnacles

stalk

2
the act of stalking

cauliculus, caulicole

Any one of the ornamental stalks rising between the leaves of a Corinthian or Composite capital, from which the volutes spring.
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Such characteristics totally depend on species, variety, stalk diameter, maturity, moisture content and cellular structure (Bright andKleis, 1964; Persson, 1987).
During your stalk, you could move from a rocky background to a clump of green spruce trees to a patch of grey brush.
After 1 hour, remove the celery stalk from Jar A and place it on a paper towel.
These societies were hunter-gatherers: Just as they stalked animals for their energy, we have been taught to stalk the voice in the mind for its energy.
In an analysis of 230 stalkers, more than 1 in 3 with a high SRP score went on to stalk the same victim again, while fewer than 1 in 10 with a low SRP score stalked again, research presented at the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law annual meeting showed.
Most of us know that celery stalks contain a lot of water, but it may surprise you to know that 94 percent of a celery stalk is water.
53) These relational types of stalking are essential to understanding that anyone can become a victim and anyone can stalk someone, regardless of a previous relationship or lack thereof.
2], stalk height, number of internodes/stalk and single stalk weight.
Stalk celery is the supermarket version most people recognize.
A second system for describing stalkers may be seen when looking at those who stalk mental health therapists.
The various technological means to stalk include use of the Internet, e-mail, or social networking sites to gather information, harass, and intimidate; use of cell phones and landline phones; text messaging; global positioning systems (GPS) to track a person's whereabouts; or placing spyware on a victim's computer.
There's no smoke without fire': Are male ex-partners perceived as more entitled to stalk than acquaintance or stranger stalkers?