diaster


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diaster

(daɪˈæstə)
n
(Biology) cytology rare the stage in cell division at which the chromosomes are in two groups at the poles of the spindle before forming daughter nuclei
[C19: from di-1 + Greek astēr star]
diˈastral adj
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The analyst said the automaker's second-quarter report confirmed his bearish view on the stock and termed it a "diaster."
The provincial diaster risk reduction and management office (PDRRMO), the Lanao del Sur-wide rescue group SARACAN, supported by peace-building NGO International Alert Philippines established the network to secure real time information that is needed to prevent, counter, and adapt to emergencies and coordinate with relevant political authorities at the local, provincial, national levels, civil society organizations, traditional leaders and other stakeholders.
Demonstrators from a number of Teesside groups including the Teesside Solidarity Movement and the Teesside Palestine Solidarity Campaign gathered on Linthorpe Road near McDonald's last night to show their feeling following the deaths of around 800 migrants in a boat diaster in the Mediterranean on Sunday, April 19.
The National Diaster Management Authority (NDMA) said there was a risk of fresh flooding in parts of Punjab, Khyber Pakhthunkhwa and Balochistan provinces and also in Kashmir.
Assessing diaster preparedness among Latino migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Eastern North Carolina.
After second quarter diaster, Bulls can't rally past Heat
Applicants must document need, but they are not required to prove ownership of the structure that needs repair, a common stumbling block that prevents countless diaster victims from receiving FEMA help, Rodriguez said.
A tip of the Flash fedora to Laura Moro and the Grafton High School National Honor Society, which recently raised $816 for the American Red Cross National Diaster Relief Fund through its annual Penny Wars competition.
"Magma: Volcanic Diaster," Action; Long-dormant volcanoes begin to erupt without warning
"Behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol and a young person doing it -- it's a recipe for diaster," Thompson said.