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bob

1
1. Bell-ringing a particular set of changes
2. Angling
a. short for bobfloat
b. the topmost fly on a cast of three, often fished bobbing at the surface
c. this position on a wet-fly cast

bob

2
1. a dangling or hanging object, such as the weight on a pendulum or on a plumb line
2. a polishing disc on a rotating spindle. It is usually made of felt, leather, etc., impregnated with an abrasive material
3. Angling a small knot of worms, maggots, etc., used as bait
4. Prosody a very short line of verse at the end of a stanza or preceding a rhyming quatrain (the wheel) at the end of a stanza
5. a refrain or burden with such a short line or lines
6. a docked tail, esp of a horse

bob

[bäb]
(metallurgy)
A feeding device for providing molten metal to a casting during solidification to prevent shrinkage.

plumb bob, plummet

A shaped metal weight which is suspended from the lower end of a line to determine the vertical. (See illustration p. 744.)

Bob

David Betz. A tiny object-oriented language.

ftp://ftp.mv.com/pub/ddj/packages/bob15.arc.

[Dr Dobbs J, Sep 1991, p.26].
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2015) Role and species-specific expression of colon T cell homing receptor GPR15 in colitis.
GPR15 has been associated with rheumatoid arthritis and HIV-mediated enteropathy, GPR39 has been implicated in the pathogenesis of obesity-related type-2 diabetes and oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma, GPR78 has been linked to bipolar affective disorder and schizophrenia and GPR161 has been tied to congenital cataracts and birth defects of the brain and spinal cord.
Another recent study of 27K methylation and adult smoking identified cg19859270 in GPR15 (Wan et al.