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recent

[′rē·sənt]
(evolution)
Referring to taxa which still exist; the antonym of fossil.

Recent

[′rē·sənt]
(geology)
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Newton Craig of Markdale returned home recently after a somewhat prolonged visit in foreign parts.
Not that Rokoff would have felt the slightest compunction in ignoring any promises he might have made the girl, but he disliked the idea of having to sue for favour with one who had so recently assaulted and escaped him.
When, recently, a gas main broke in Brooklyn, sixty girls were at once called to the centrals in that part of the city to warn the ten thousand families who had been placed in danger.
"The watch has been recently cleaned, which robs me of my most suggestive facts."
He had recently made one of those vast internal voyages so characteristic of this fearless class of men, and of the immense regions over which they hold their lonely wanderings; having come from the head waters of the Missouri to St.
Nothing seems to have kept Colter from continuing with the party to the shores of the Pacific but the circumstances of his having recently married.
At the back of a native hut the spoor led through a small hole recently cut in the brush wall and into the dark interior beyond.
Florida recently extended its certified audit program until 2006.
Nissan, Honda, Bridgestone and various auto-part makers have all recently reported considerable profits from entry into China.
Captions: AUSTIN, TEXAS Gallery in the Garden recently held an exhibit and auction at the Governor's Masnion to benefit the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Austin.
A NIST scientist, in collaboration with researchers at International SEMATECH, recently completed a study of the proper use of capacitance-voltage measurements to extract interface state density of high dielectric-constant (alternate) gate dielectrics for metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) devices.