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mor ker

  • n  some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something
    the buoys were markers for the channel
  • n  a distinguishing symbol
  • n  a writing implement for making a mark

  • Sher doctors found that embryos that produce a high level of the genetic marker sHLA-G gave women a better than 60% pregnancy success rate nearly double the current national .
  • Colleagues laughed at him for backing the claim; in 1999, a genetic marker specific to descendents of Judaism's Temple priests (cohens) was found to appear as frequently among the .
  • The 100-day marker is a journalistic contrivance often used to evaluate new administrations.
News & Articles

  • Historical Marker Tells of Union Army Officer in Butler Co.
    A historical marker that tells about a Union Army officer who led a mass prison escape will be dedicated Saturday in Morgantown, where he was murdered in 1895.
    June 12, 2013 - WBKO Bowling Green
  • Historical marker tells of Union Army officer
    A historical marker that tells about a Union Army officer who led a mass prison escape will be dedicated Saturday in Morgantown, where he was murdered in 1895.
    June 12, 2013 - NBC 12 Richmond
  • Marker for Civil War steamboat site OK’d
    A Civil War historical marker for Marion that will commemorate the worst maritime disaster in U.S. history has been approved by the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission.
    June 11, 2013 - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Quotes

  • Margaret Chan in Scoop.co.nz (press release)
    We cannot afford, in this time of crisis, to squander our investments, to abandon our drive for greater balance in this world, which I firmly believe is a marker of civilized society,Dr. Chan said, calling on all governments to press ahead...
  • Clint Bowyer in Washington Post
    It's not a back marker that you're trying to chase down, it's Jeff Gordon,Bowyer said of the four-time champion and runaway active leader with 81 victories. "And it's not only Jeff Gordon of two years ago where he was a top-10 car, it's...
  • Ian Paisley in Wall Street Journal
    I came to this decision a few weeks ago when I was thinking very much about the conference and what was going to come after the conference,Mr. Paisley said. "I thought that it is a marker, a very big marker, and it would be a very...

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