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twiner

[′twī·nər]
(botany)
A climbing stem that winds about its support, as pole beans or many tropical lianas.
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28) and "poetic descriptions" (Cook, Read, and Twiner, 2009, p.
Some 50 women from this remote village are twiners of coco coir, a rope fiber fashioned from coconut husks and woven into geonets or rolls of fiber mesh nets used in preventing soil erosion and landslides.
Tchaikovsky was reportedly paid pounds 80 for his score -abargaineven then -and the orchestra under conductor Anthony Twiner give it lots of colour and excitement to make this what is essentially the perfect Swan Lake.
In addition, Donald Twiner, corporate vice president and president of the company's Canadian operations, Robin Hood Multifoods, Inc., was elected an officer of the corporation.
These are bean varieties that date back hundreds or even thousands of years, with such descriptive names as 'Anasazi', once grown by cliff dwellers of ancient New Mexico; 'Montezuma Red Twiner', said to be discovered in 3,000-year-old Mayan tombs; and 'Aztec Dwarf White', possibly cultivated by the Aztecs.
Throw in Tchaikovsky's score beautifully realised by the orchestra under conductor Anthony Twiner and you have a sure-fire winner.
ACFO produced geonet but they lack weavers and twiners to increase their production.
Twiners and weavers of coconut fibers from barangays Punta, Malvar, Pag-aguasan and Kalilayan Ilaya were recipients of five sets of twining and weaving equipment expected to boost their livelihood activity.
The apical twining mechanism for ascent is the most common mechanism in most studied habitats, and because it is effective on host plants of small diameter, many species are apical twiners where richness is high (Putz & Holbrook, 1991).
At least 22 groups of twiners and weavers were organized in the towns of Unisan, Candelaria, Agdangan, Lopez, Padre Burgos, Guinayangan and Lucban.
With pole beans, Malabar spinach and other twiners, this little tweak will result in leafier, more productive plants.