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shmoo

ham-shaped beast that laid eggs, provided milk, and happily gave its flesh to the hungry. [Am. Comics: Li’l Abner]
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Shmoos (Almotasem Al Balushi) Won by 5.75, 2.75, 1.
The place had a reputation throughout NESS for looking as if it housed a family of shmoos." (A shmoo is a friendly, placid, milk-and-eggs-supplying creature dreamt up by cartoonist Al Capp--the inventor of "Li'l Abner.") The significance of establishing a white diffuse material with a flat response across the solar reflective region also became an important area of research at NBS during this period.
These deletion strains were also assessed for their ability to form shmoos in the presence of mating pheromone, a measure of Ste2p signaling.
Shmoos don't need gas or oil--and (sob!) they give a shmoother ride!!" (Capp 2003, 30-33)
Finally, in an Epilogue called, "Shmoos and Analysis," Berger says that like the Shmoo--an American comic strip "animal" that loved to offer itself as food to people, in any form desired (steak, ham, roast beef, etc,)--any of the approaches to analysis discussed will take different forms, depending on the point of view of the particular analyst using them (pp.
Ghazali's six-year-old charge won the six-furlong event ahead of Bahia Du Barthas, ridden by Alberto Sanna, and al-Dhafea's Shmoos.
Injaaz Stud's Marj Eyoun made her preference for the six-furlong distance very evident after the Mohamed Jassim Ghazali-trained grey filly picked up a narrow win over Osama Omar al-Dhafea's Shmoos in the Purebred Arabian Handicap event for horses rated 80 and below.
3rd race: Refaal (Richard Mullen) 1, Ladys Sandman 2, Khafouqi 3, Shmoos 4.
Osama Omar al-Dhafa's Shmoos put up a gallant display to win the Pure Arabian Handicap for horses rated 50 and below.
(Author's Note: The cartoonistAl Capp's literally delicious 1948 invention was the shmoo--if one looked at a shmoo with hunger in his or her eyes, the shmoo would jump into a pan and cook itself up.
Paul Samuelson adopted the imagery of "shmoo" from the comic Lil' Abner--shmoos are identical creatures shaped like bowling pins with legs--to capture this kind of homogeneity.