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alternate

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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Since the edges of GB or GW correspond to the crossings of a reduced alternating achiral K, therefore, the number of crossings of K is topological as well as ambient isotopy invariant.
Joseph Schlenoff of Florida State University in Tallahassee is making anticorrosion coatings with alternating layers of polyelectrolytes known as PDDA and PSS, which are commonly found in shampoo or used to treat wastewater (SN: 4/13/02,p.228).
This study explores whether alternating between the pronouns 'he' and 'she; in a text is an effective way to avoid sexist language.
The intrinsic problems with the classic method led to the development of the alternating polarity method, shown in figure 4.