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woolly

(sometimes US), wooly
1. consisting of, resembling, or having the nature of wool
2. covered or clothed in wool or something resembling it
3. Botany covered with long soft whitish hairs
4. US recalling the rough and lawless period of the early West of America (esp in the phrase wild and woolly)
5. Western US and Austral an informal word for sheep
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Analysis of cell wall components in juice of 'Flavortop' nectarines during normal ripening and woolliness development.
A resource which treads the fine line between woolliness and over-scaffolding quite nicely; offering just enough structure to encourage lower ability students to write their own mystery story.
In a nutshell, the cars handle well - no lolloping around bends, no floaty suspension and very little woolliness about the steering.
At such a long interval after the event, an understandable woolliness about dates has plainly infected the sequence of events set out by Delany and Burney.
However, that is where the woolliness ends because between the three players who comprise a back row six attributes must be covered.
It soon became apparent that this gorilla-like woolliness was not, in fact, very cool.
from evangelical woolliness was accompanied by a conversion to the more
An initial excitement about logical positivism had been prompted by its capacity to correct Hegelian woolliness, but Berlin had soon seen the problems with Ayer's alternative.
There's not a trace of woolliness, making for quick changes should you want to get a shift on to enjoy the car's handling.
Throughout the book Carroll's clarity of thought and writing is remarkable and stands in bold contrast with the obscurity and woolliness of that of the film theorists he takes to task.
Experts recommend sharp cutting edges to avoid woolliness.