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degras

[dā′gräs]
(materials)
A semioxidized fat obtained from sheep skins by subjecting them to the action of oxidized fish oil and pressing them; used to dress leather. Also known as moellen.
A mixture of this material with other fatty oils or fats or with wool grease.
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The Soviet government severely criticized the Polish government for the support to the emigre Russian organizations (Degras, J.
Degras: Contemporary French cuisine is now bringing flavors from around the world.
(7.) "Extracts from the Theses of the Tenth ecci Plenum on the Economic Struggle and the Tasks of Communist Parties," in Degras, ed., Communist International, 3: 55.
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Even the Comintern or the Third Communist International, which was founded in Moscow in March 1919 on the initiative of the Bolshevik Party and was avowedly more internationalist than the First and Second Internationals, expressed full fidelity to Marx's understanding of the Orient and his conceptualization of the Asiatic mode of production through various organizational and policy decisions (see Degras, 1956; Schram and Encausse, 1969; Madiar, 1981; Claudin, 1975; Munck, 1986).
If "l'eparpillement par le cyclone des divers 'documents' de Djere est emblematique de cette constante dispersion, de cette incessante dilution du souvenir, de cette irremissible deperdition de l'Histoire aux Antilles" (Degras 4), Debbie's archival and anthropological endeavors pose a female counterweight to the apparent male inability to reconstitute the past.
Whether or not it was any good never entered into the equation, and it was usually referred to by any number of names, such as Pinard, onze degrAs or gros rouge.
Excalibur also had some gemmy diamond crystals, without matrix, from 1 to 5.5 carats; they are from the great diamond mine now being developed in the Canadian Arctic, the Ekati mine, Lac DeGras, NWT, Canada.
After the boiling, the vessel is allowed cool, to float tip the hard grease, formerly called Yorkshire grease, and "degras." This oil is then scooped off and re-heated, to separate it from other impurities.
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History of Monetary and Credit Theory from John Law to the Present Day, 1938, translated by Jane Degras, 1940, reprinted, New York: Augustus M.
Jeremy Degras, executive chef, Chez Charles: French food has long been a popular choice among all nationalities.