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offshoot

Botany a shoot or branch growing from the main stem of a plant
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The pipeline offshoot is intended to meet the requirements of crude transportation to the Komsomolsk Refinery, which is located in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
Syria's offshoot, whose leaders have lived in exile since the regime crushed them in a bloody operation in 1982, support Saudi Arabia and Yemen in their war against an insurgent Shiite minority in Yemen, while other offshoots remain silent, he said as an example.
The project centers on an octagonal quarterdeck with an offshoot to one side for watchstanders.
Vincent de Paul in Kingston, ON, are an offshoot of the Montreal order; four sisters arrived there from Montreal in 1861, to carry on the same kind of work.
An offshoot of the memory stick technology is the MagicGate Memory Stick, which encrypts files and allows music professionals to transport music files via the Internet without infringing on copyrights.
The Ismailis are an offshoot of Shiism, established by the end of the 9th century.
The series is an offshoot of the 1995 Globe Education project to stage readings with professional casts of the "over 400 [English] plays written between 1567 and 1642 [that] have survived in print.
Due to be finished in the autumn, it is being built in the grounds of an offshoot of Kew: Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, Sussex.
Her opponent at an industrial tribunal was a top barrister appearing for an offshoot of multi-national firm Texaco.
com, operated by Japanese journalist Daigo Fujiwara, has been operating since 2003 and is an offshoot of his authoritative site on Japanese ballplayers in Major League Baseball, japaneseballplayers.
An offshoot of this type of scheme would be to instil a sense of personal commitment with concommitant civic and group pride in the achievement of their aims.
The Indian offshoot has a domestic operator s licence and is not allowed to fly overseas from India.