Canicula


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Canicula

(kəˈnɪkjʊlə)
n
(Celestial Objects) another name for Sirius
[Latin, literally: little dog, from canis dog]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Canicula - the brightest star in the skyCanicula - the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major
Canis Major, Great Dog - a constellation to the southeast of Orion; contains Sirius
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Canicula, 19; and a male 16-year-old student from a neighboring village.
Environment E6 is characterized for suffering the climatological phenomenon known as canicula or 'midsummer drought', which lasted for 40 days from August to September, mainly affecting the individual weight of the kernels (Figure 1b).
Pero durante este verano de canicula, juegos no prohibidos, y de desnudez que la directora mira con ternura y la camara del fotografo Mattias Troelstrup esculpe con luz, pero de desnudez que los chicos manejan banalmente y sin misterio, no hay iniciacion sino mero descarrilamiento de trenes; metafora tambien obvia que anunciam las noticias en la television como parte del ambiente de musica, drogas (las de ahora), y sexo desangelado.
The PSSs of Scylorhinus canicula exhibit extra prohormone convertase consensus cleavage sites, possibly yielding N-terminally-extended forms.
Synopsis: Canicula (the dog days) a particularly intense part of the summer when most cotton is harvested in South Texas.
Canidia, Canicula, and the Decorum of Horace's Epodes.
The major part of the article will be devoted to the border community's practice of epistemic disobedience as depicted in Cantu's Canicula.
Crooks N, Waring CP (2013a) A study into the sexual dimorphisms of the Ampullae of Lorenzini in the lesser-spotted catshark, Scyliorhinus canicula (Linnaeus, 1758).
Pois foi num dia de canicula que vi surgir do horizonte o bloco de pedra.
Vivo en una ciudad que se hunde, con sombras que asaltan durante el dia la acera no templada de viento, de lluvia en febrero y calima que levanta el ventarron, o de canicula opresiva y de gracil desplome.
Esta parece ser la base de la que parte el texto de Lola Blasco (8), Canicula, que pone en evidencia aun mas los resortes patriarcales de la familia-Estado que con su disfuncionalidad se proponen mantener el sometimiento de los individuos, en particular el de las mujeres.