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herl

 (hûrl)
n.
The barb of a feather used in trimming an artificial fly for angling.

[Middle English herle, a strand or twist of hair.]

herl

(hɜːl) or

harl

n
1. (Angling) the barb or barbs of a feather, used to dress fishing flies
2. (Angling) an artificial fly dressed with such barbs
[C15: from Middle Low German herle, of obscure origin]
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The PneuChair weighs about 80 pounds and takes just 10 minutes to recharge, says Rory Cooper, PhD, director of HERL, a joint effort of the University of Pittsburgh and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
The follow-up session was scheduled within 6 mo of their testing at HERL. Similar to the HERL and NVWG trials, subjects wore both the K4b2 and SW and started with a resting trial, and then they were asked to perform 10 activities for 6 min per activity continuously in 1 h.
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Now Neath mezzo soprano Katherine Jenkins is the latest to join the trend, arriving at Royal Ascot yesterday in a dramatic red wide-brimmed hat complete with oversize flower and peacock herl feathers that showed off her amazing bone structure in a way only a hat can.
We would like to thank the Human Energy Research Laboratory (HERL) for equipment usage and space.
From the cognitive psychology perspective, cognitive complexity has been shown to influence individual's evaluating ability (Kelly, 1955; Scott, 1962; Seaman and Koenig, 1974) and has been widely applied in the field of management, education, consumer behaviour, computer information systems and human-computer interaction to understand human experts' behaviours (Herl et al., 1999; Baker and O'Neil, 2002; Anderson, 2005; Choi and Price, 2005; Kim and Yoon, 2005; Cote and Miners, 2006).
Based upon the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ) devised by Pintrich and colleagues (1991), O'Neil and Herl's (1998) task-specific, seven-item self-efficacy scale was modified and used.
His approach is clarified when he refers to Joseph Herl's Worship Wars in Early Lutheranism: Choir, Congregation, and Three Centuries of Conflict (Oxford University Press, 2004).
As Joseph Herl points out, "The first Lutheran hymn publications were broadsheets (also called broadsides), single sheets of paper printed on one side, and pamphlets, single gatherings of leaves usually containing only one, two, or three hymns." (4) The Kessler Collection currently includes no broadsheets.