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A precancerous keratotic epidermal tumor that is common among individuals who work with pitch and coal tar derivatives.
Does the smell of bacon affect the meaning of a word?A new study is so fascinating that we immediately wondered how it would apply to words. You, of course, are our greatest resource for insight. After you read about the experiment, help us think about how word meanings change depending on what else is going on around you. Researchers at the Crossmodal Research Laboratory are investigating how our different senses impact each other, and they …
“Daylight Savings Time” And More Commonly Mixed-Up WordsEvery March and November, most Americans change their clocks to keep up with the switch into or out of daylight-saving time. This practice of advancing the clocks ahead an hour is called daylight-saving time. But, because daylight savings time is used so frequently, the term is also considered acceptable. Daylight saving time means that since the clock is moved ahead one hour, you get one …
- pitch pine,
- pitch pipe,
- pitch plane,
- pitch shot,
- pitch surface,
- pitch woo,
- pitch-and-run shot,
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