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  • The first and second band of the upper series are called respectively ws and pwr.

    Evolution in Art Alfred C. Haddon
  • Two jungle flowers now serve as pwr, one a kind of Ixora, but the botanical name of the other has not been identified.

    Evolution in Art Alfred C. Haddon
  • The rule is that they are borrowed from a ws or pwr pattern, but the special characters must be omitted.

    Evolution in Art Alfred C. Haddon
  • All the figures of the combs, except the ws, pwr, and tn-wg must be of the very simplest kind.

    Evolution in Art Alfred C. Haddon
  • Ws and pwr are the protecting figures, whose charm keeps off the diseases.

    Evolution in Art Alfred C. Haddon
  • The youths who copy the combs overlook this and insert in the neighbouring bands the complete ws and pwr patterns.

    Evolution in Art Alfred C. Haddon
British Dictionary definitions for pwr

PWR

abbreviation
1.
pressurized-water reactor
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Related Abbreviations for pwr

PWR

1.
power (shortwave transmission)
2.
pressurized water reactor
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