harbourage

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harbourage

(ˈhɑːbərɪdʒ) or

harborage

n
(Nautical Terms) shelter or refuge, as for a ship, or a place providing shelter
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Noun1.harbourage - (nautical) a place of refuge (as for a ship)
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
refuge, safety - a safe place; "He ran to safety"
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O Oedipus, discrowned head, Thy cradle was thy marriage bed; One harborage sufficed for son and sire.
Sitting upon my throne of augury, As is my wont, where every fowl of heaven Find harborage, upon mine ears was borne A jargon strange of twitterings, hoots, and screams; So knew I that each bird at the other tare With bloody talons, for the whirr of wings Could signify naught else.
These two maids Their sisters, girls, gave all their sex could give, Food and safe harborage and filial care; While their two brethren sacrificed their sire For lust of power and sceptred sovereignty.
Relatively small repairs to doors, or easy sealing of harborages go a long way.
Bed bugs are extremely sensitive to body heat and chemical odors such as carbon dioxide and pheromones, and they rely on these cues when locating potential sources of blood meals and harborages. Many studies have described a distinctive odor that bed bugs produce, and several volatile aldehydes have been identified from the insect's scent glands (Cooper 2011).
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Enterobacter hormaechei, Bacillus licheniformis, Staphylococcus saprophyticus, Arthrobacter sp., Micrococcus luteus, and three species of fungi were isolated from harborages or surfaces of bed bugs (Reinhardt et al., 2005).
"On furniture, do not apply [propoxur] to seating areas, arms, or areas where direct skin contact can occur." Such label language is to safeguard from human contact while targeting bed bug in their harborages. This proposed label language can be accessed online at the abovementioned Web site.
The edge is a "short swim" from land, yet far removed from Bahamas harborages, with the exception of Marsh Harbor.
Most larvae (45 of 64) pupated under the paper that shaded the Petri dish harborages regardless of ant presence or identity, but the frequency of pupal location was non-random among the 3 ant treatments (Fisher's exact test P = 0.029).
"This principle addresses the elimination of niches and harborages through proper specification of materials, finishes and sanitary design details of the utility system," notes Kramer.