dicty


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dicty

(ˈdɪktɪ) or

dickty

adj, -tier or -tiest
slang US snobbish and pretentious
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I love exploring the extraordinary behaviour of red harvester ants, flatworm nematodes, Antarctic penguins, vampire bats, rats and - star of the show - the amoebae dictyostelium discoideum, known as Dicty Disco for short
33 (450m): Glannabell, Dicty Blue Bob, Tornaroy Tigra, Denwill Billy (M), Daring Sparky (M), Dempsey ( W ).
40 where we may see a winning return from pacey Dicty Dan (T6).
Although they worked for many years with wasps and stingless bees, Queller and Strassmann's current "lab rat" is the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum, known as Dicty for short.
These tiny farmers, sometimes called Dicty for short, live in the soil.
The researchers found that about a third of wild-collected Dicty are farmers.
The music on the disc was culled from three sources - early Duke Ellington numbers like The Dicty Glide and Cotton Club Stomp, the John Kirby Sextet and - I have to admit a completely new name to me - the Raymond Scott Quintet.
59 (450m): Bulletproof Monk, Slaney Medusa, Dicty Blue Bob, Suzy's Boy (M), Faughan Connie (M), Glenside Poppy ( W ).
53) in Heat 1 of the Peter Bussey Memorial Trophy and Dicty Dan (11.