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That thickness may have been an adaptation to keep embryos safe in a hot and dry climate, or as a way to prevent breakage when the eggs were buried under mounds of wet soil.A fossilized egg laid by an extinct, human-sized turtle holds a rare jackpot|Monroe Hammond|August 18, 2021|Popular-Science
However, a core breakage in multi-touch attribution or media mix modeling presents a far more complicated challenge for Google moving forward.
Not everyone who has low bone density will develop osteoporosis, but the condition does make bone breakage more likely and increases the risk for progression to osteoporosis.The Big Number: 14.1 million Americans 50 and older suffer osteoporosis|Linda Searing|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
When the hair is wet, it swells and becomes prone to breakage.
As with other types of ice picks, it’s important to pick a harder material like steel to ensure effectiveness and prevent breakage.Best ice pick: A versatile winter tool for camping and more|PopSci Commerce Team|February 25, 2021|Popular-Science
So raucous did the celebration get that City Tavern took the unusual step of sending along a bill for “breakage.”Life, Liberty, and the Founding Fathers’ Pursuit of Hoppiness|Kevin Bleyer|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's not delirium tremors and chromosome breakage and only a small number of users would be seriously harmed.
Frequent straightening can damage black hair and cause breakage.Wendy Williams Announces Her Online ‘Hair World’ of Wigs, Weaves and More|Allison Samuels|August 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thurstane took the lariat, inspected the breakage carefully, and scowled with helpless rage.Overland|John William De Forest
Never strike a fish hard with the fly, either on gut or hair, if the latter, a breakage is almost sure to follow a violent jerk.The Teesdale Angler|R Lakeland
It is excellent discipline, and as the tumblers are inexpensive the breakage really does not matter.Penelope's Experiences in Scotland|Kate Douglas Wiggin
The blade is a frail instrument, and when too great a pressure is exerted it bends, and as a result a breakage follows.Practical Mechanics for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
The oil expenditure, the breakage of glass chimneys, the consumption of stores, the meteorological records—all must be noted.The Pillar of Light|Louis Tracy