Chara


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chara

(ˈkeɪrə)
n
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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Chara now has six power-play goals, tops on the club.
Investigation of the molecular structure has shown that Chara myosin is actually a plant myosin having the motor structure like animal myosin and belongs to class XI of the large myosin family and its structure is similar to class V myosin, that is, 41% identical.
A team led by Jason Aufdenberg (National Optical Astronomy Observatory, Tucson) used the CHARA Array to measure the angular size of Vega, located 25 light-years away in Lyra.
Mail Chara can also be used to create screen savers or photo logs in keitai address books.
Chara was injured Saturday night in Columbus when he collided with Blue Jackets forward Antoine Vermette during a second-period Boston power play.
The CHARA telescopes will launch Mount Wilson on an in-depth study of our galaxy and its 30 million stars, Jastrow said.
Maybe it was because the wooden bench Chara was seated on was far too small to accommodate his 6-foot-9, 255-pound frame.
All six one meter mirrored telescopes were fabricated to the CHARA Project specifications," said Harold Cauthen, co-founder of SSI, "and each will stand over 18 feet in height when permanently mounted.
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.