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streak

1. 
a. (of lightning) a sudden flash
b. (as modifier): streak lightning
2. Mineralogy the powdery mark made by a mineral when rubbed on a hard or rough surface: its colour is an important distinguishing characteristic

streak

[strēk]
(mineralogy)
The color of a powdered mineral, obtained by rubbing the mineral on a streak plate.
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braised savoy cabbage 1 small Savoy cabbage 3 shallots cut in half and slice thinly 4 slices of streaky bacon cut into thin strips 50g butter method?
Betting patterns of the 238 participants in the slot machine study--who were vying for $50 awards given to the top two gamblers--signaled an intuitive preference for streaky sequences, says Scheibehenne.
Since the true streaky effects appear to be small in magnitude, one can make excellent predictions about observed streaky behavior from the IID model.
According to the South Australian Urban Development and Planning Minister, Paul Holloway, the development--about 15 kilometres northwest of Streaky Bay--has been declared 'major' because the fragile cliff-top environment warrants the level of scrutiny afforded to major projects.
People primarily buy back or smoked bacon and tend to ovoid streaky, and they are interested in the fat content.
If you aren't mad about prunes leave them out ( simply grill the streaky bacon, chop into bite-sized pieces and add to the salad instead.
Written by the show's hosts, cleaning duo Kim Woodburn and Aggie MacKenzie, the book aims to take the reader through the how to's and how not to's of cleaning your home, with such challenges as streaky windows, smelly fridges and rusty woks.
Pigs in Blankets are premium pork chipolatas wrapped in streaky bacon.
Light colors can go on streaky, so if you aren't the world's most meticulous nail painter, look for shades with sparkle.
Earlier, a steady 53 by Rob Turner and a streaky 44 not out by Matt Bulbeck built on Somerset's overnight 362 for six.
Tenders are invited for call for quotations for the supply of streaky bacon
Scallops with Stornoway black pudding, smoked bacon endive salad and lemon oil Method Roll the black pudding in the streaky bacon twice, to create a thick layer.