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sima

[′sī·mə]
(petrology)
A petrologic term for the lower layer of the earth's crust, composed of silica- and magnesia-rich rocks; source of basaltic magma; sima is equivalent to the lower part of the continental crust and the bulk of the oceanic crust. Also known as intermediate layer.

cyma, cima

A molding having a profile of double curvature; one having an ogee profile.
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This divergence time, however, is not compatible with the anatomical and genetic Neanderthal similarities observed in the hominins from Sima de los Huesos.
More precisely, some low cost partitioning RTOS alternatives are studied, including POK [12], SIMA [13], AIR [10] and XtratuM [11].
"We have to develop youth to transform them into a positive building force for society," said Sima.
The full text of the study, titled Neandertal roots: Cranial and chronological evidence from Sima de los Huesos, was published on June 20 by (http://www.sciencemag.org/content/344/6190/1358) Science .
"I have no choice but to work so I could meet the increasing expenses of her treatment and also employ full time nanny to take care of Sima," said Shehnaz who has a younger son Shuaib, 10.
Another possibility is that the ancestors of the Denisovans occupied a vast expanse of Asia and Europe before the Sima population evolved, says paleogeneticist Carles Lalueza-Fox of the Institute of Evolutionary Biology in Barcelona.
Matthias Meyer and his team from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, collaborated with paleontologist Juan-Luis Arsuaga and applied new techniques to a cave bear from the Sima de los Huesos site.
The local firm has also brought in Sima table saws capable of cutting tiles, concrete blocks, slabs and Sima's state-of-the-art re-bar processing equipment for cutting and bending re-bars.
Sima Samar will receive on 7 December the Right Livelihood award in Stockholm, also known as the alternative Nobel Peace Prize.
Sima, who is also the Group Vice Chairperson of Apparel Group, brings genuine warmth and a cheeky charm that results in a wonderful new talk show inviting the viewers to participate as though they were sitting in on an afternoon tea and catch up with Sima and her guests, not to mention learning a recipe or two along the way.
Southern India Mills Association (SIMA) recently said that, the country's overall cotton production for 2010-11 seasons is expected to touch 30.9 million bales and the total consumption is estimated at 28.5 million bales.