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cob

1
1. a male swan
2. a thickset short-legged type of riding and draught horse

cob

2, cobb
an archaic or dialect name for a gull esp the greater black-backed gull (Larus marinus)

cob

[käb]
(mining engineering)
To chip away waste material from an ore, using hand hammers.

cob

A mixture of straw, gravel, and unburnt clay; used esp. for walls.
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Since this decision, the COB has been fully cooperative and immediately took a series of actions to address the IOC's concerns," the IOC's statement on Tuesday said.
To review and revise the COB statutes and governance within a short timeframe.
That way, the male flowers at the top of the plant will shed pollen on the female tassels below - which is where the cobs will form and grow.
Drought had a slight but a significant negative effect on cob length, cob diameter and grain rows per cob under both green house and field conditions.
However, we still know very little about the relationship between COB image and symbolic value of luxury brands.
As a final farewell Mr Court asked some of the most notable Welsh Cob studs, who had been regular supporters over those many years, to send something special for sale.
We believe time-based vesting is appropriate because the Executive COB role is often more advisory in nature, rather than contributing to operational decisions that impact long-term financial performance.
The ELPL-COB-100W series is a complete LED grow light-engine on a COB chip.
COB will provide training in Entrepreneurship and Business Management and provide 24-hour LAB support remotely or on location.
However, cob weight and grains per cob were recorded after harvesting the cobs.
Aside from being inexpensive, cob houses are healthy because they are made of natural materials, Gozum says.
Half of maize cob hemicelluloses are xylans (Ebringerova and Heinze, 2000; Vazquez et al.