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pure line

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(Biology) a breed or strain of animals or plants in which certain characters appear in successive generations as a result of inbreeding or self-fertilization
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These outer skins are held in tense clarity by the pure lines of his forms.
The 282 rooms and suites boast a contemporary French design featuring pure lines and materials, drawing heavily on oriental influences.
ALV subgroups A-D and J have been eradicated in the United States from the pure lines down to the parent stocks by the breeder companies, which have greatly reduced the incidence of infection in layer flocks and broilers.
New stem cell preservation technology will be used to enable biobanking of pure lines to ensure these current genetic resources are available in the future.
The Leman Cashmere accessories collection includes sinA[degrees] gle/double leather pen holders, business card holders, wallets known for their intense colours, pure lines and subtle textures and a woman's wallet specially conceived for women of today.
Easy to spot with her swanlike neck and pure lines, she could be mistaken for a Russian ballerina, if it weren't for her very American versatility.
Miele employed a similar respect for pure lines and transparency when creating the new Brilliant White Plus Series of built-in appliances.
Crown's own solution provides a stronger and more robust tin with pure lines.
The more rapid progress top breeders have clearly been able to make in developing robust, high performing varieties through hybridisation appears to be overcoming UK grower's traditional preference for pure lines.
All Frederique Constant models are created and developed in-house, with pure lines and a classic, contemporary style being the design guidelines ever since the brand's launch back in 1988.
Born to fourth generation Chinese Americans in San Francisco, the 45-year-old, known for his pure lines and easy chic designs, says he is absolutely balanced between Asia and America.
Lalique will introduce Orgue, Olivia Putman's debut lighting collection, this month, evoking nostalgia for simple and pure lines, while producing the effect of a rain shower of light," according to Putman.