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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
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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.
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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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Dieter Kastovsky's Old English Deverbal Substantives Derived by Means of a Zero Morpheme (1968) presents a complete framework of recurrent and fairly frequent constrasts or alternations between the vocalism of verbs and deverbal nouns.
kulpila (INF) kulpo (3SgPrInd) kulpe|nD (SgPfPsPp) kulBi|zimma (IPlCnd) kulBo|ma (IllSup) kulBe|neD (PlPfPsPp) kulvi|mma (IPlIpf) kulve|Da (PRIPS) Although the background of quality and quantity relations is not relevant in describing the inflectional patterns at final stage and instead it is important to clarify the alternations and their place within the paradigm (what alternates with what and under what conditions), for the sake of better clarity it is important to study the genesis of alternations and links between them in terms of language history.
(4) Furthermore, the regularity of alternations of vowels in roots and affixes of words that are etymologically and morphologically related has been stressed by linguists like Mailhammer (2007), who attributes to ablaut functional status in Proto-Germanic, given that it can mark grammatical contrasts such as non-past vs.
Section 3 offers a description of the semantic representation of the verbs along with the structural patterns and alternations in which these predicates participate (Levin 1993).
"It was classically thought that only one group of nerve cells controls left right alternation", says Ole Kiehn who leads the laboratory behind the study at the Department of Neuroscience.
In each trial, the frequency of alternations, the duration of exclusive dominances, and the decision time between alternations were recorded, as well as eye movements (saccades and fixations).
Linguists specializing in English explore the discourse-pragmatic semantic, morphological and syntactic factors involved in English morphosyntactic alternations within a wide range of contemporary theoretical approaches.
The Model Inn, Quay Street, could have external alternation works and a refurbished front elevation.
For two thousand years, Yijing has been examining the changes of things with a unique dynamic model of narrative in the form of yin-yang alternation and interaction.
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