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baleen:

see whalewhale,
aquatic mammal of the order Cetacea, found in all oceans of the world. Members of this order vary greatly in size and include the largest animals that have ever lived. Cetaceans never leave the water, even to give birth.
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baleen

[be′lēn]
(vertebrate zoology)
A horny substance, growing as fringed filter plates suspended from the upper jaws of whalebone whales. Also known as whalebone.

baleen

whalebone
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Ha recibido, entre otras distinciones, el Premi Rotary Mallorca de Humanidades 1995-96 y el Premi Gabriel Alomar 2ooi de lObra Cultural Balear.
Ante esta situacion de desequilibrio entre oferta y demanda, el Parlamento balear elabora el Plan de Modernizacion de Alojamientos Turisticos con la finalidad de adoptar medidas para la renovacion y reconversion de una planta hotelera y de apartamentos obsoleta.
GENERAL CLASSIFICATION: 1 Serhiy Honchar (Ukr) T-Mobile, 38hours 14mins 17secs, 2 Floyd Landis (USA) Phonak at one minute, 3 Michael Rogers (Aus) T-Mobile at 1:08, 4 Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) T-Mobile at 1:45, 5 Andreas Kloden (Ger) T-Mobile at 1:50, 6 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Caisse D'Epargne-Illes Balears at 1:52, 7 Cadel Evans (Aus) Davitamon-Lotto at 1:52, 8 David Zabriskie (USA) Team CSC at 1:53, 9 Marcus Fothen (Ger) Gerolsteiner at 2:03, 10 Christophe Moreau (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance at 2:07
With just Basso, Rasmussen, Valverde and his Iles Balears team-mate Francisco Mancebo for company, Armstrong overtook a breakaway group, including the 38-year old 1997 world champion Laurent Brochard, which had attacked with just six kilometres of the 181km stage gone.
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Two prices that stand out can be found in the team match-ups section, where CSC are tasty at 4-5 to finish ahead of Phonak and Iles Balears look far too big at 17-20 to beat Saunier Duval.
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Contract notice: Hiring of the supply and installation of a control of realization and study in hd for the technological renovation of ens pblic of radiotelevisi de les illes balears.