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collet

[käl·ət]
(design engineering)
A split, coned sleeve to hold small, circular tools or work in the nose of a lathe or other type of machine.
(engineering)
The glass neck remaining on a bottle after it is taken off the glass-blowing iron.
Pieces of glass, ordinarily discarded, that are added to a batch of glass. Also spelled cullet.
(horology)
A small, friction-tight collar on a balance staff which holds the inner end of a balance spring.
(lapidary)
The small, horizontal face at the bottom of a brilliant-cut gemstone.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A mark-recapture study of maie Colletes cunicularius bees: Implications for pollination by sexual deception.
Mise a jour de la distribution geographique de l'abeille du lierre, Colletes hederae Schmidt & Westrich (Hymenoptera, Colletidae) en Europe.
En algunas especies del genero Colletes se ha observado variacion en el color de la pilosidad del cuerpo (Stephen 1954).
A revision of the bee genus Colletes in America North of Mexico (Hymenoptera, Colletidae).
In contrast, in population C the most abundant pollinators, pollinivorous Colletes sp.
Under her careful and farseeing watch the Station continued and expanded its mission of local scientific discovery (including the discovery of new species), protection of the endangered Florida scrub habitat (where Colletes francesae lives), and natural history education.
Association of Colletes francesae with Sideroxylon tenax
= sin datos FAMILIA/ Subfamilia/ Tribu Especie COLLETIDAE Xeromelissinae Chilicola aequatoriensis Benoist, 1942 Diphaglossinae Cadegualina andina Friese, 1925 Colletinae Colletes sp.