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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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Parameter estimates with 95% credible interval for the model of mean lek size.
The 2 females had no interaction with each other on the lek. Female #1 spent most of her time observing the males displaying, grooming, and foraging, while female #2 spent most her time on the lek either actively soliciting males by walking around their territories or by standing at the center of the lek in the solicitation pose.
Certain kinds of male birds gather into small clusters of land called leks to perform their courtship dances, and according to science, who they choose to associate with matters.
Shrubs may act as perches or camouflage for predators, and cause abandonment of leks. It is possible that a similar situation could occur with lesser prairie-chickens (N.
Brookfield also allowed the firm to connect to a large backup generator on the building's 15th floor and gave the firm a larger share of the unit's power than it had originally been willing to grant, unusual concessions, Moran said, for a smaller tenant like Lek. The firm's reputation depends on seamlessly executing and verifying stock trades and the firm was eager to avoid the possibility of having it sullied in the event of a blackout or other interruption in the power supply.
It is not known if this inherent variation in burrow design is related to or influenced by the botanical structure present on the lek site.
The course each brother follows is fairly predictable; Oliver's sexual initiation with Jake's sometime girlfriend Lek (Florence Faivre) puts him through changes, but director-writer Seth Grossman is willing to take Oliver anywhere that's novel.
Now the couple have teamed up to set up Lek's Thai Kitchen, a fast-food delivery service, from their home in Wednesbury.
Male black grouse gather daily at leks - communal breeding grounds - where they compete to mate with passing females.
A lek can be defined as an area where males of a species establish territories, forming a cluster that females visit for the sole purpose of mating (Tsuji et al., 2001).
Active leks were detected at 15 of 52 monitoring sites north of US380 in Chaves County, but no lek was detected at 688 monitoring sites south of US380 in Chaves, Eddy or Lea counties during 2000.
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