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b reed

  • n  a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
    he experimented on a particular breed of white rats
  • n  a special type
    Google represents a new breed of entrepreneurs
  • v  call forth
  • v  copulate with a female, used especially of horses
  • v  cause to procreate (animals)
    She breeds dogs
  • v  have young (animals) or reproduce (organisms)
    pandas rarely breed in captivity

  • Food lovers are developing a taste for heritage breeds ignored by big farms and nearly extinct.
  • But in Allerca's mixed-breed (not genetically engineered) cats, the protein is virtually undetectable.
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  • Limiting The Greenhouse Gas Impact Of Daisy, Dolly, And Other Animals
    Cows’ gas attacks are a major cause of climate change. What if we could breed a cow with fewer emissions? Ruminant animals, like cows, produce a lot of methane--almost a quarter of U.S. emissions annually. And methane’s a nasty greenhouse gas. By some estimates, it has 25 times the potency of carbon dioxide. Cows produce methane mostly when they belch (though also from farting). The gas is a ...
    June 21, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
  • Line Expands Its Mobile Messaging Empire On Android With Third-Party App Downloads Incentivised By Line Coin
    The new breed of mobile messaging apps -- Japan's Line & China's WeChat, to name two -- are already siphoning off social energy by adding features traditionally associated with full-fat social networking. Line has also been pushing to become an entertainment hub in its own right. Today, it's pushing its Android app ecosystem even further by adding an incentivised third party app discovery feature.
    June 21, 2013 - TechCrunch
  • Bengal Cats on the Loose
    SHAMOKIN — A certain breed of feline is causing fear in Shamokin. Animal experts think they are a cross between...
    June 20, 2013 - WNEP 16 Pennsylvania

  • Chad Knaus in
    When that caution came out, we knew we didn't have a car capable of winning the race,Knaus said. "But, usually late in the race when cautions do come out, cautions breed cautions so track position was going to be important. We were...
  • Manmohan Singh in BBC News
    My grandmother was not a highly educated woman, but she told me as a small child to quit feeding stray animals. You know why? Because they breed. You're facilitating the problem if you give an animal or a person ample food supply. They will... Andre Bauer The Guardian Jan 25, 2010 12582 17201 breeder India has decided to place under safeguards all future civilian thermal power reactors and civilian breeder reactors, and the government of India retains the sole right to determine such reactors as civilian," Mr Singh said.

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