eclose

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eclose

(ɪˈkləʊz)
vb (intr)
(of an insect) to come out of the egg or the pupa case
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J'ai le droit de boire ton nectar Sur tes joues, j'ai plante deux roses Une rose rouge sur chaque joue morose Je les ai arrosees d'eau de rose Je les ai vues ecloses Elles m'ont souri, radieuses Ne me repousse pas
Tu reviens maintenant au noir et blanc pour regarder les silhouettes qui s'affairent au demoulage dans les nuees d'une epaisse vapeur: voici les pieces ecloses du sable, formes etranges dont la destination restera inconnue.
When a larva ecloses, it feeds on diatoms and protozoa in the mud (Longhurst 1955) during early instars.
Tadpole shrimp are problematic in California water-seeded rice production systems when larvae eclose after fields are flooded.
Most of a female's eggs are mature and ready for fertilization when she ecloses, eliminating sperm storage costs.
In this paper I use the term "reproductive reserves" as a measure of the resources a female has available when she ecloses from the pupa [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
The early years of this period (1954-1957) when the land reform was carried out and the "Nhan Van, Giai Pham affair" occurred are discussed in more detail by Georges Boudarel, himself a member of the WPV from 1950 to 1964, in his book Cent fleurs ecloses dans la nuit du Vietnam.