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see staff treestaff tree,
common name for some temperate members of the Celastraceae, a family of trees and shrubs (many of them climbing forms), widely distributed except in polar regions.
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wahoo

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an elm, Ulmus alata, of SE North America having twigs with winged corky edges

wahoo

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an E North American shrub or small tree, Euonymus atropurpureus, with scarlet capsules and seeds

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a large fast-moving food and game fish, Acanthocybium solandri, of tropical seas: family Scombridae (mackerels and tunnies)
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Wahoo Fitness has created an ecosystem of sensors and devices for runners, cyclists and fitness enthusiasts.
Major League Baseball (MLB), under pressure from Native American groups, announced on January 29, 2018, that the Cleveland Indians will stop using the "Chief Wahoo" logo of a grinning American Indian from next year.
Of the family Scombridae, Wahoo is perhaps one of the most distinctive members of this group, exhibiting a number of unique characters (Collette and Nauen 1983).
Specialized recreational fisheries exist for wahoo off eastern Australia, and, although total catch is poorly understood, recent evidence indicates that it may be equal to or exceed the total commercial catch in some regions (Zischke et al., 2012).
Wahoo swimmers were recognized at the annual Worcester Country All-Star Banquet in late November held at Leicester Country Club.
The Wahoo and Itaipu discoveries are due to be appraised in 2011, with first oil expected by 2016 and 2018, respectively.
Sama Uchil, sales and marketing manager at Wahoo, said: "We are extremely proud to win the Wave Review Awards and to be recognised as the best in the industry by the World Waterpark Association.
In discussing one day the four candidates for president in 1824--John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and William Crawford--I mentioned in my typical wiseass manner that Crawford was not related to Wahoo Sam Crawford, who is featured in a wonderful new book, The Glory of Their Times: The Story of the Early Days of Baseball Told by the Men Who Played It.
Paul added: "Overall, it was a good start to the league by two of the fancied sides; next up is the eagerly anticipated derby match between the British Club and AC Jurassic followed by Wahoo against the Saar Eagles."
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (Anadarko) (NYSE:APC), one of the world's largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies, has announced that the Wahoo #2 appraisal/exploration well in the Campos Basin has encountered more than 90 feet of net oil pay in the same pre-salt interval as the original Wahoo discovery.
They team up twice on today's card with Wahoo Sam (3.35) and Rash Moment (4.10)