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  • n  protective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants

  • The testa is far better than it sounds--like a fatty but delicately flavored sausage, topped with a little vinegar salad for bite.
  • Brushing off Candidate Morrissey as a testa di cappuccio (cabbage-head), Marcantonio flailed away at Ellis' Wall Street background, lambasted the Marshall Plan as a plot against .
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  • John Bahcall in Science Daily (press release)
    If the higher neon abundance measured by Drake and Testa is right, then it is a simultaneous triumph for Chandra and for the theory of how stars shine,said John Bahcall of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ Bahcall is an expert...
  • Don Plusquellic in NewsNet5.com
    Five years ago, Paul and Joel Testa constructed the first new housing downtown in 20 years,Plusquellic said. "This is the important final phase of their northside development, and it will fill an important need for the city."
  • Phil Hill in BusinessWeek
    Fantuzzi created the longer body, which Phil Hill described in a Road & Track article as "&a combination of the old Testa Rossa shape, but with the double nostril nose and the cutoff tail-with-a-spoiler that were used on the mid-engine cars."

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