Pontic


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Pontic

denoting or relating to the Black Sea

pontic

[′pän·tik]
(geology)
Pertaining to sediments or facies deposited in comparatively deep and motionless water, such as an association of black shales and dark limestones deposited in a stagnant basin.
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Under the name Body and Soul, the enormous potential of the Pontic Lyra as a musical instrument and the uniqueness of the human voice shines through.
However, it still signals the presence of the large Pontic steppe and silvo-steppe--as well as the appearance of certain southern Mediterranean thermophilic elements--that used to cover this territory.
Our data are drawn from the available written sources (inter alia Angelopoulos 2008, Pomonis-Tzaglaras 2007, Kasimatis 1996, Kollas 1960 for Heptanesian and Dawkins 1916, Topharas 1932, Oekonomides 1958, Papadopoulos 1955, 1958-1961, Drettas 1997 for Pontic), the databases and the digitized oral material of the Laboratory of Modern Greek Dialects (www.lmgd.philology.upatras.gr) of the University of Patras.
Using the natural tooth as a pontic offers the benefits of being the right size, shape, and color.
Scales, otoliths, vertebrae, opercula, and subopercula were used to age pontic shad (Alosa pontica) in two recent studies that included the family Clupeidae [Yilmaz and Polat, 2002; Visnjic-Jeftic et ah, 2009]), yet no such comprehensive study has been completed for the American shad.
The Kurds live in the landlocked mountains and high plateaus of the Zagros, Taurus, and Pontic mountains.
It uses an artificial tooth called a pontic and two anchoring dental crowns.
Here you can visit Giresun, where the Romans first discovered cherries and then spread them to the world or perhaps take a hike through the tea plantations of the Pontic Mountains in Rize.
He speculates from the impressive range but skimpy material residues resulting from Hellenic contact with local populations and from puzzling finds that suggest evolving cultural hybridity (e.g., Pontic pit-dwelling "dugouts").
Floristically these communities contain a number of Pontic and Pontic-Pannonian elements such as Agropyron cristatum subsp.
Vita VM9 porcelain (Vita Zahnfabrik, Bad Sackingen, Germany) was used to veneer the frameworks with a uniform thickness of approximately 1.2 mm around the crowns and pontic, and 0.6 mm around the connectors.