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discordance

[di′skȯrd·əns]
(geology)
An unconformity characterized by lack of parallelism between strata which touch without fusion.
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Countrymen, butchers, drovers, hawkers, boys, thieves, idlers, and vagabonds of every low grade, were mingled together in a mass; the whistling of drovers, the barking dogs, the bellowing and plunging of the oxen, the bleating of sheep, the grunting and squeaking of pigs, the cries of hawkers, the shouts, oaths, and quarrelling on all sides; the ringing of bells and roar of voices, that issued from every public-house; the crowding, pushing, driving, beating, whooping and yelling; the hideous and discordant dim that resounded from every corner of the market; and the unwashed, unshaven, squalid, and dirty figues constantly running to and fro, and bursting in and out of the throng; rendered it a stunning and bewildering scene, which quite confounded the senses.
The window went up, a maid-servant's discordant voice profaned the holy calm, and a deluge of water drenched the prone martyr's remains!
To which the courier replied in a harsh, discordant voice, "I am the devil; I am in search of Don Quixote of La Mancha; those who are coming this way are six troops of enchanters, who are bringing on a triumphal car the peerless Dulcinea del Toboso; she comes under enchantment, together with the gallant Frenchman Montesinos, to give instructions to Don Quixote as to how, she the said lady, may be disenchanted.
There still are discordant and undecided claims between several of them, and the dissolution of the Union would lay a foundation for similar claims between them all.
The history of almost all the great councils and consultations held among mankind for reconciling their discordant opinions, assuaging their mutual jealousies, and adjusting their respective interests, is a history of factions, contentions, and disappointments, and may be classed among the most dark and degraded pictures which display the infirmities and depravities of the human character.
The figure accounts for both students who were forced into discordant sexual intercourse and those who were not forced.
I will ensure there are no discordant voices in the company and everyone is on the same page," he asserted.
Based on this study, for discordant couples in which the man is treated with HAART, the postulated risk for transmission to a female partner during condomless intercourse would be 0.
Discordant complete atrioventricular block, which is more frequently defined in the literature as an autoimmune mechanism, is much more rare in monozygotic twins.
Discordant sib pair (DSP) model is one application of single SNP models in association mapping (Boehnke and Langefeld, 1998).
Among 4,145 slides in five datasets, only 28 were discordant.
Methods: One Chinese family with a monozygotic (MZ) twin pair discordant for SCZ was included.