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Noun1.silkwood - a fast-growing tropical American evergreen having white flowers and white fleshy edible fruit; bark yields a silky fiber used in cordage and wood is valuable for staves
genus Muntingia, Muntingia - one species: Jamaican cherry; sometimes placed in family Flacourtiaceae
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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There are horses with good form like Silkwood, Peeping Fawn and Allegretto, and then four who have achieved similar results.
She faces a classy supporting cast headed by runaway Ribblesdale Stakes winner Silkwood and Goodwood Cup winner Allegretto, who bids to improve on her third behind Alexandrova in this race 12 months ago.
The runaway Ribblesdale Stakes winner Silkwood is another intended runner, although trainer Michael Jarvis has warned that her bid will depend on what the weather does at York.
SILKWOOD could be ready to resume normal service in the Group 1 Darley Yorkshire Oaks at York on Wednesday week after the scintillating Royal Ascot winner put in an impressive gallop on the Limekilns yesterday morning, write Tony Elves and Rodney Masters.
The daughter of Grand Lodge was an impressive winner of the Listed Pretty Polly Stakes at Newmarket in May on her reappearance and bounced back from a disappointing effort in the Oaks when third behind Silkwood in the Ribblesdale Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Michael Jarvis had planned to tackle Light Shift and Peeping Fawn with Silkwood in the Irish Oaks, but the Ribblesdale Stakes winner suffered a setback just before the Curragh Classic.
Blue Square: 5-2 Mandesha, Peeping Fawn, 7-2 Light Shift, 6 Nannina, 7 Silkwood, 10 Speciosa, 16 Echelon, 20 Alexander Tango, Four Sins, 25 bar.
All My Loving was well held by Light Shift at Epsom and showed none of the necessary improvement when beaten even more easily by Silkwood in the Ribblesdale Stakes.
SILKWOOD will miss next Sunday's Darley Irish Oaks at the Curragh after scoping badly following a workout on the Al Bahathri Polytrack yesterday morning, writes Tony Elves.
Rightly or wrongly, Snowden and Silkwood believed that their revelations would save lives.
Lacquered Wood by Silkwood Traders Made in Vietnam by a family business and fairly traded, these lacquered objects range from tea light holders for PS10, via photo frames (PS20) and wine bottle holders (PS13) to a large plate for PS35.
Some specific works examined include Flight Behavior, Melting Ice, Things We DidnAEt See Coming, Silkwood, and The China Syndrome.