undecayed


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undecayed

(ˌʌndɪˈkeɪd)
adj
not rotten or decayed
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The main suspect was a certain Arnod Paole (Wilson 1991: 465; Guiley 2005: 225) or Arnold Paule (Butler 2010: 33) whose grave was opened forty days after his death; the officials and the villagers found that his body "was quite complete and undecayed, and that fresh blood had flowed from his eyes, nose, mouth and ears; that the shirt, the covering and the coffin were completely bloody; that the old nails on his hands and feet, along with the skin, had fallen off, and that new ones had grown.
At the end of the hour the state of the atom is a superposition of decayed and undecayed states with equal probabilities.
Their's was the task (and nobly they performed it) to possess themselves, and through themselves, us, of this goodly land; and to uprear upon its hills and its valleys, a political edifice of liberty and equal rights; 'tis ours only, to transmit these, the former, unprofaned by the foot of an invader; the latter, undecayed by the lapse of time, and untorn by usurpation--to the latest generation that fate shall permit the world to know.
Suppose the interest lies in computing the fraction of an initially pure sample of this nuclide that will remain undecayed at the end of a time period, say 90 years.
Robert Knox, paid about ten pounds for each "subject"; he appreciated the steady stream of undecayed cadavers and asked no questions.
When the coffin was exhumed seven years later to retrieve the manuscript, her body and hair, legend has it, were found undecayed.
Undecayed organic material, thatch, has many undesirable characteristics.
Dead Alaska yellow-cedar trees across 200,000 ha (500,000 ac) of southeast Alaska remain standing as snags for up to a century, and because the heartwood remains strong, hard, and undecayed while standing, they probably offer little in the way of habitat for cavity nesting animals (Hennon et al.
Buried in the priory, his remains were transferred to a pilgrim shrine there after 11 years, and found still undecayed.
Here the upper layers formed a flatter surface of drier undecayed leaves that acted to shed water.