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a genus of algae characterized by plant-like features and found particularly in freshwater areas with a high calcium content
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Noun1.Chara - green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
Characeae, family Characeae - green algae superficially resembling horsetail ferns: stoneworts
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Bettman said people around the NHL have commended the league for the way they handled the Chara hit.
Chara took three whacks at a loose puck in front of Darling on that power play with a little more than 71/2 minutes left in the middle period, but couldn't put it past him.
Chara left Thursday night's game against the Islanders in the first period, one shift after a collision with New York forward John Tavares.
With its powerful imaging capability, the CHARA Array will enable scientists to see spots on distant stars, witness the process of star birth, observe stars closely orbiting each other, search for planets around other stars, and even determine more accurately the size of the universe.
Mail Chara can also be used to create screen savers or photo logs in keitai address books.
Robert Jastrow, director of the Mount Wilson Institute, said the CHARA telescopes will so enhance the study of galactic astronomy that the facility's former prestige will be restored.
Well, it's obviously a huge honor,'' Chara humbly said on Monday.
Max Pacioretty, as if you could forget, was driven by Chara into the stanchion separating the team benches at the Bell Centre in Montreal March 8.
Pacioretty was "upset and disgusted" with Chara skating away punishment-free.
The 22-year-old player was chasing the puck along the boards in front of the team benches late in the second period when he was checked hard by Chara.
I kind of remembered that if I ever get a hat trick, I'll want to do the same, so I thought it was pretty cool," Chara said.
I'm very proud to be a Bruin," Chara said after yesterday's 5-2 loss to Phoenix.