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few
Few.
As it relates to cloud amounts, it means 1 or 2 octas of clouds (i.e., 1/8 or 2/8 of sky is covered with clouds).
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Women over 50 were most likely to seek fewer hours in work, as many have to look after grandchildren, parents or children of their own, said the report.
The number of homes burgled also dropped significantly, by 11%, resulting in 559 fewer break-ins and meaning that South Wales Police is now ranked as the 10th most improved force for that offence category.
In the five seasons before this one - those in which Manuel Pellegrini laid the foundations of the current side - 78 per cent of Villarreal's Primera Liga games produced fewer than 12.
There were 908 fewer reports of vehicles being stolen or broken into - down 24.
Chinese drink very little red wine and suffer fewer heart attacks than us.
More responsible people, fewer angry men in positions of power
Fewer parts translated into fewer drawings, inspections as well as fabrication and assembly time, resulting in a cascade of cost reductions throughout the build process,'' according to a company fact sheet on the aircraft.
Retention/drainage aids lead to improved white water cleanliness, fewer breaks, fewer deposits, higher speeds, drier sheets entering the press section, and the elimination of clothing/press pick outs.
There were 306 deaths, eight per cent fewer than in 2003.
About 5 years ago, conservationists noticed that females that they were feeding had far fewer female than male offspring.
Wall Street's reshuffling efforts of recent years--many sparked by charges that analysts were too beholden to their investment banking colleagues--have resulted in fewer analysts who are spread thinner, making small-company coverage even more elusive.
One of the findings was that parents living in low income neighbourhoods were three times more likely than other parents to state that their neighbourhood parks were unsafe, suggesting that children in lower socio-economic neighbourhoods have fewer opportunities to be physically active.