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Cloverleaf

A gravitationally lensed image of a very distant quasar (redshift 2.56) in the form of four images separated by about 1 arc second. The lensing galaxy has not yet been detected and may itself lie at comparatively high redshift. See gravitational lens.

cloverleaf

[′klō·vər‚lēf]
(civil engineering)
A highway intersection resembling a clover leaf and designed to allow movement and interchange of traffic without direct crossings and left turns.
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All 36 cases were done under general anaesthesia and fixed with clover leaf LCP.
The adjoining Clover Leaf pub/restaurant which is now open, and Ramada Hotel which is currently under construction, will enhance the location even further.
The clover leaf wasn't that common as a fascia, she added, and the new branding would similarly stand alone.
The inquest jury heard that Mr Lee, of Wyllin Road, Kirkby, had suffered from the rare genetic disorder clover leaf syndrome which resulted in a malformed skull, learning difficulties and impaired movement and had been confined to a wheelchair.
Vander Dussen previously worked as export production planner for four pulp mills at Canfor, Vancouver, BC, and prior to that, she was the traffic manager at Clover Leaf Seafoods Inc.
Later, with the advent of Christianity, the clover leaf was incorporated into Christian motifs.
In addition to the Bumble Bee trademark brands, the transaction includes the Orleans, Paramount and Clover Leaf brands, as well as the Bumble Bee operating facilities.
The transaction includes the Bumble Bee, Orleans, Paramount and Clover Leaf brands, as well as Bumble Bee's operating facilities in Canada, Ecuador, Puerto Rico and the United States.
We collected 954 (Table 1), or 81%, of the maximum number of white clover leaf samples that could have been taken during the study (had there been a stolon with a trifoliate leaf at each of the 37 sampling points in the four quadrats).
Each timed rider weaves among barrels on a course resembling a clover leaf in the competition.
triolet Middle French, literally, clover leaf, a derivative of trefleclover
The company produces and markets shelf-stable tuna, salmon, sardines, clams and other specialty seafood products that are sold under the Bumble Bee, Clover Leaf, Brunswick, Snow's, Beach Cliff, King Oscar and Sweet Sue brands.