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rot

1. the process of rotting or the state of being rotten
2. something decomposed, disintegrated, or degenerate
3. short for dry rot
4. Pathol any putrefactive decomposition of tissues
5. Vet science a contagious fungal disease of the feet of sheep characterized by inflammation, swelling, a foul-smelling discharge, and lameness

rot

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(materials)
(plant pathology)
Any plant disease characterized by breakdown and decay of plant tissue.

rot

Decomposition in wood by fungi and other microorganisms; reduces its strength, density, and hardness. Also see brown rot, white rot.
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Su obra es un ejemplo del aporte que hacen los psicologos a la humanidad y, aunque ya no esta con nosotros, Julian Rotter se ha ganado un sitial en la historia de la psicologia, en nuestra memoria y sobre todo, en el corazon de nuestra profesion.
Rotter is forthright in acknowledging that this work is based almost entirely on readings in the secondary literature and he breaks little new ground in either research or conclusions (340).
Since 2007, Rotter has been a member of the management board of Austrian steel producer Boehler-Uddeholm AG, which Voestalpine acquired in 2008 and turned into its Special Steel division.
One reason to listen to me is that, having done the right thing as often as I could, I am being caned by the Federal Reserve's decision to have all those of us who aren't rotters bail out all those of us who are.
Rotter lists many other books in his extensive notes and bibliographic essay.
Andrew Rotter provides a readable and thought-provoking global history of the atom bomb--its development, demonstration, and diffusion--in a book that doubles as a chilling introduction to some of the severest ethical challenges in world politics.
With its proximity to the many amenities of Coral Gables and easy access to both downtown Miami and the Miami Airport, the BAC Colonnade is one of the top buildings in this market," said Rotter.
T rotter should see plenty of action and with five points awarded for a solo tackle, plus 15 for a sack, 25 for a forced fumble or interception and a bonus of 50 for a TD, he looks a value buy.
Before that, Televisa licensing was handled by an independent agent from where Rotter was recruited.
Among other effects of heightened fears, loss of sleep and diminished confidence can make children too tired and too insecure to focus on learning (Robinson & Rotter, 1991).
THE top TV rotter is to be revealed in a battle of the 10 characters viewers most love to hate.
Rotter, a historian at Colgate University, places these mostly familiar events in a fresh light by concentrating on their cultural contexts.