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study

1. a drawing, sculpture, etc., executed for practice or in preparation for another work
2. a musical composition intended to develop one aspect of performing technique
3. Theatre a person who memorizes a part in the manner specified
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study

A drawing executed as an educational exercise, produced as a preliminary to a final work or made record observations.
See also: Design drawing
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study

1. A room or alcove of a house or apartment used primarily as a place for reading, writing, and study. It often embodies the features of a private office and private library.
2. A preliminary sketch or drawing to facilitate the development of a design.
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Occurrence of different ensuing triggering infections preceding reactive arthritis: a follow-up study. BMJ 1988;296:1644-5.
Tropicana Products of Bradenton, Fla., which funded the research, has financed a follow-up study at the Cleveland (Ohio) Clinic preventive-cardiology unit, notes Carla McGill, who heads nutrition science for Tropicana.
But what most impresses Farber is the number of radium-treatment patients that may be available for follow-up study -- conservatively 250,000, and perhaps 1 million who were exposed as healthy children and young men.