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  • noun Plural form of uptake.


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  • Probably part of the reason has to do with how the body "uptakes " vitamin C - the C in oranges or green vegetables is probably more easily absorbed for instance there's a reason for this but I can't explain it offhand.

    Aldat the yak hunter and how he got enough vitamin C AYDIN 2008

  • In the newest D&D Fourth Edition excerpt, “Minions,” D&D uptakes the old concept of the “mook”.

    4e Excerpt: Minions « Geek Related 2008

  • The passageway that led to the wardroom circled the engine rooms uptakes and created a loop.

    The Attack on the Liberty James Scott 2009

  • Also keep an eye on an unusual amount of uptakes of postal votes in a seat with a transitory population.

    Willie Bain to contest Glasgow North East Jeff 2009

  • The main conclusions of my paper are: 1. If the Stern (2007), Garnaut (2008) and Hansen 2008 recommendations for anthropogenic emission reduction targets are adopted at Copenhagen (December 2009) and globally implemented, they will reduce emissions below the growing level of photosynthetic uptakes, and are then likely to lead to the large reductions in agricultural, forestry, and fishery productivity indicated both by my regression results above and by Cline (2007).

    Rabett Run EliRabett 2009

  • The engine rooms towering boilers and uptakes, about as high as a five-story building, made it impossible to compartmentalize the cavernous space.

    The Attack on the Liberty James Scott 2009

  • The elevation in the plasma phenylalanine ratio also tends to reduce the corresponding ratios for the LNAA, thus decreasing their brain uptakes and tending to lower their brain levels (13).

    Santa Fe Pediatrician Regales Hawaii Legislative Committee with Dangers of Aspartame 2008

  • Other CO2 swings noted by Beck require similarly large releases or uptakes.

    Archive 2008-03-01 EliRabett 2008

  • BASH: You know, it might have been and not just what he was saying, but also, just in terms of the uptakes and the mannerisms.

    CNN Transcript Sep 28, 2008 2008

  • The Netherlands, for example, has one of the lowest teenage uptakes of marijuana and harder drugs.

    Stoned: Britain���s Fuddled Cannabis Policy 2008


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