primary branch


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primary branch

primary branches, 1
1. A drain which slopes from the base of a soil stack or waste stack to its junction with a building drain.
2. In a building, the largest single branch of a water-supply line or an air-supply duct.
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In the homogeneous (no and full grass) treatments, we found significant treatment effects for some movement parameters, such as primary branch internode distances.
Corymb of spikelets (or corymbodium): indeterminate inflorescence with the primary branch spikelets arranged like the flowers of a corymb (Rua, 1999).
This inflorescence is formed by a single primary branch and the bract is subtending the inflorescence branch (Reinheimer & Vegetti, 2008).
is a unitary thrift holding company with its primary branch operations in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California.
It is designed for departments within large enterprises or for use as a primary branch office server.
Its primary branch operations are in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California through its wholly owned bank subsidiary, Sterling Bank and Trust FSB.
Pods from the main raceme and each primary branch were oven dried separately, while the pods from secondary and higher order branches were pooled for drying.
The Compaq ProLiant 3000: A high-performance, departmental server for growing file/print, database and Internet/intranet applications, the ProLiant 3000 is ideal for smaller government departments within a larger agency or as a primary branch office server.
The primary branch in the Deira area, the Al Ras branch will service the surrounding business centre by offering a full-range of banking services for its customers with enhanced 24/7 facilities.
Heterogeneity of primary branch development and spikelet survival in rice panicle in relation to assimilates of primary branches.