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Lek

(lĕk), northern arm of the Rhine River, 40 mi (64 km) long, branching from the Neder Rijn (Lower Rhine), central Netherlands, and flowing W into the Nieuwe Maas (New Meuse) River. It is navigable for its entire length. RotterdamRotterdam
, city (1994 pop. 598,521), South Holland prov., W Netherlands, on the Nieuwe Maas (New Meuse) River near its mouth on the North Sea. One of the largest and most modern ports in the world, Rotterdam is the major foreign-trade center of the Netherlands and its second
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, the chief city on the river, is connected with the North Sea by the Nieuwe Waterweg (canal).

Lek

 

one of the main arms of the Rhine delta in the Netherlands. The river, which is approximately 200 km long, is navigable. The large city and port of Rotterdam is on the Lek.

lek

[lek]
(zoology)
A gathering place for courtship. Also known as arena.
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The length of non-disrupted copulations videotaped at lek 10/11 ranged from 3 to 7 s (n = 9) versus 4 to 6 s (n = 6) at other leks in Alberta.
The new study found that the yellow males within leks are more closely related than males between leks.
Meteorological data (air and soil temperature, relative humidity, dew point, barometric pressure, wind speed and sky conditions) were recorded for each lek site.
Il n'y avait pas de difference significative entre la biocontamination par les aeufs de nematodes du male du tetras a queue fine occupant les zones au centre des leks (arenes de pariade) et celle des oiseaux occupant les parties peripheriques, ni de difference notable entre les males adultes et ceux d'un an.
South of US380, one lesser prairie chicken was observed 6 km south of Maljamar in Lea County, and one active lek was discovered about 8 km northeast of Eunice in Lea County.
The youngest in a well-to-do Thai family, Lek was only allowed to meet Ron once every four weeks for six months - and then with an army of chaperones present.
In most species, it's the males that crowd into clusters, or leks, to show off for choosy mates, explains Francis M.
The competition is not open to employees of The Post or viewers of Who Wants to be a Lek Millionaire?
The second theoretical chapter begins with a careful discussion of prevailing definitions used in describing arena or lek (which the author defines as interchangeable terms) behavior and display sites.
Males at leks "C" and "E" were studied one year each and males at lek "A" were studied during both years.
Debt was already 30 billion lek (214 million euro) and in 2013 CEZ Shperndarje created a debt of 15 billion lek (110 million euro), to make a total of 45 billion lek (325 million euro) owned to KESH," Velaj said.