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Botany
a. (of leaves, flowers, etc.) arranged singly at different heights on either side of the stem
b. (of parts of a flower) arranged opposite the spaces between other parts

alternate

[′ȯl·tər·nət]
(botany)
Of the arrangement of leaves on opposite sides of the stem at different levels.
Of the arrangement of the parts of one whorl between members of another whorl.

work

1. All labor necessary to produce the construction required by the contract documents, and all materials and equipment incorporated or to be incorporated in such construction.
2. The produce of a force by its corresponding displacement.
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In contrast to the conventional method of swinging, the present inventor has discovered that much greater satisfaction can be obtained by alternately pulling on one chain to move the swing and the user toward that side, and then pulling on the other chain to move the swing and the user toward that side.
Streamlining with flutter kick and sprint, using arms alternately and breathing when necessary (25 yards).
Told alternately from the perspective of both boys, Martino captures the struggles they endure.
He has said he was ordered to kill Arraiga for the Mexican Mafia and, alternately, that the victim had poor hygiene, according to officials.
While the pinup and homoerotic appeal of The Outsiders is obvious, more compelling is the palpable isolation, tenderness, and rage that binds this found family of outcasts, who alternately lash out in heartbreaking violence and cling to each other for relief.
As a foil for or, alternately, a reflection of the human, the bird loses its status as a being in its own right and becomes an empty type.
Bobbing birds, he says, may be alternately detecting prey and determining distance.
It's the tango, after all, that marvelous form that originated in the slums and brothels of Buenos Aires in the late 1800s--the eternal dance of seduction, by turns tawdry and elegant, with its slinky movement and alternately elongated lines and slashing legs.
The two units inject alternately into a central manifold.
Lester's narrative is alternately told through the eyes of Moses' older sister, Almah, who has left her family and tradition to become a dancer for the priestess Hathor; his birth mother, Yocheved, who constantly admonishes Moses to return to his people and culture; and Pharaoh's daughter, Batya, who saved him from death when he was a baby.
For commuters, jitney bus service provides quick and convenient service to the nearby Exchange Place PATH and ferry terminal, which is alternately just a short walk away.
Canted Vane Wheels--A canted vane wheel consists of a centrifugal wheel wherein the eight vanes are alternately canted forward and backward approximately 3-6 [degrees].