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scarify

To roughen a surface by sanding or some other technique, in order to improve adhesion of paint.
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In one group, the growing point region of the embryos were scarified with a scalpel, and in the other group, the growing point region of the embryos were punctured with a cluster of needles (three acupuncture needles were fixed together with a rubber band into a small triangle with a side length of approximately 1 ~ 1.
Al-Turki said that those martyrs had scarified their lives to defend the dear homeland and its liberty.
Two small areas of meadow at the beauty spot have been cut, scarified, raked and then sown with a range of wildflower seeds.
These paintings honor revolutionists who scarified their lives for the sake of the dignity of their fellow citizens", Hamza said.
The state and its agents have deliberately created panic in Balochistan, but the BNP is not scared of anything, as the party has already scarified the lives of many of its leaders and workers," The Daily Times quoted Mengal, as saying.
Summary: The body of the Libyan martyr Ali Nwaidha who scarified himself for the sake of liberating Palestine and the Arab lands is to be brought back to the country soon.
Both scarified and nonscarified seeds of the two color types germinated over a series of constant temperatures ranging from 20[degrees] to 35[degrees]C; percentage germination was highest (94-100%) for scarified/mottled seeds at all temperatures.
Seedling counts show 11,000 to 22,000 white birch seedlings per acre where the ground was scarified and no seedlings where it was not.