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kon juh gayt

  • n  a mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another of B in A
  • v  unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds
  • v  add inflections showing person, number, gender, tense, aspect, etc.
    conjugate the verb
  • v  undergo conjugation
  • s  joined together especially in a pair or pairs
  • s  (of a pinnate leaflet) having only one pair of leaflets
  • s  formed by the union of two compounds
    a conjugated protein
  • s  of an organic compound; containing two or more double bonds each separated from the other by a single bond
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Irish Times
    The fact that I conjugate my verbs and speak in a typical Midwestern newscaster's voice - there's no doubt that this helps ease communication between myself and white audiences,he says. "And there's no doubt that when I'm with a black...
  • Bob Huggins in Kansas City Star
    I have this theory,Huggins said. "People have a certain aptitude for things. And it's not always the same thing. You take an English professor and a chemist. The chemist may be brilliant but not be able to conjugate a sentence. The English...
  • Elias Zerhouni in Washington File
    With conjugate technology, NIH researchers have developed effective vaccines against such scourges as : meningitis and typhoid fever,said Dr. Elias Zerhouni, NIH director, in a December 18 statement.

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