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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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On the one hand, Levin describes a large group of alternations that are all subsumed under the term "locative alternation," which depicts types of alternation that affect arguments within the verb phrase but do not imply a change in the transitivity of the verb.
Spontaneous alternation in rats refers to animal natural tendency to spontaneously choose alternate arms in the T-maze assay (9).
Similarly, graphic 2 shows the relation between corruption and income inequality in Mexico, according to the number of alternations.
Here, one can follow the example of the discussion of the V5ru literary language that views all consonant alterations (stem alternations and non-initial syllable alternations) within a source classification of gradation (Iva 2007 : 59-69).
In a study in the deverbal formation of nouns by means of zero derivation and the recurrent morphological constrasts that arise throughout the process, Kastovsky (1968: 59) identifies the alternations listed in figure 2.
Thus, examples such as those presented in Table 1, which include transitive and intransitive uses of the predicates join and attach both in their prepositional variants and the simple and together reciprocal alternations, will be accounted for by making use of the analytical tools provided by the Lexical Constructional Model and Role and Reference Grammar.
Factor 1 includes, with different signs, the perceptive alternations and the duration of exclusive dominances of the 8 test trials; Factor 2 groups all the elements related to the decision time between perceptive alternations.
Differential equations are matched to the initial motion conditions, system elongation limitation conditions, the mass particles impact conditions, and alternation conditions of friction force direction.
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.
The mean percentage of correct alternations during test blocks of trials are shown in Figure 1.
The alternation between the rapidity with which change happens or memory takes us backward and the slowness of our own choices and perceptions is captured both in the sequencing of the poems and the tempo alternations between very fast (1.
Works of body art have traditionally reflected rites of passage, served as group identifiers, and made people confirm to a cultural code and social standard outsiders rarely understand, so it's timely that cultural anthropologist John Rush examines different processes and procedures of radical physical alternations in different cultures, from branding to tattooing and self-inflicted pain.

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