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Due to their small size a whole colony can inhabit one hollow acorn.
Many small-business owners report a sense of isolation.
Since incubators have been so much used for hatching chickens, small birds suitable for broiling may be always found in market.
No beginnings of things however small are to be neglected because continuance makes them great.
Debt hath a small beginning but a giant's growth and strength.
She brought out of a corner split sticks and dry branches, broke them up, and placed them under the small kettle.
The next morning she stated that she had dreamt that the bed was much too small for her, so that she could find no place in it.
The long, irregular-shaped pieces may be rolled, and fastened with small wooden skewers.
Cut some of the fat in small pieces and try out in frying-pan.
Make a cut at small end of each cutlet, and insert in each the tip end of a small claw.
Small multipolar cell, in which the axon quickly divides into numerous branches.
Its under surface is flattened, rests upon the diaphragm, and forms a small part of the diaphragmatic surface of the heart.
Melt chocolate in a small saucepan placed over hot water, add sugar and water, and stir until smooth.
Global warming threatens to swamp a small island nation.
Others have suggested that the hosts either can't recognize foreign eggs or are too small to remove them.
She later built a career as a writer and part-time lecturer at a small local college.
To tap a maple tree, a small hole is drilled about two inches into the tree trunk and a metal or plastic tap is inserted.
The only problem was that as a summer home, it had no insulation or heat apart from a small wood stove.
Saute alligator meat in a small amount of olive oil until tender, and set aside.
She took out a set of implements, including an oven baster for blowing off dust and a small scalpel, and set to work.
Student mothers say some small colleges make it difficult for them to stay in school.
Small departments usually have an overworked professor doing everything.
The truth is, only a small number of people will be happy to see you.
In some cases, they add expertise missing from a small office.
It doesn't offer much, but it's the small start of a big trend toward small things.
Everything changes when the teenagers accidentally film a mysterious event that catapults their small town into a state of panic.
In this case, technology has made video cameras really small.
For robot designers these days, small is beautiful.
Now they can, thanks to a new, incredibly small endoscope.
Activating a small fraction of neurons triggers complete memory.
Small sugar fragments can set off a signal cascade that increases inflammation and scar formation.
Doing small things consistently over time-if enough people participate-can make a dent, even in a global problem.
Clouds are composed primarily of small water droplets and, if it's cold enough, ice crystals.
Most mammals known from this time are thought of as relatively small, nocturnal creatures--the hunted rather than the hunters.
Among the ruins are a treasury and a small pyramid that may have been used for rituals.
When hunting small game, they work together and communicate with purring sounds.
Early mammals were not only bigger than previously thought-some were carnivores and hunted small dinosaurs for dinner.
Bar soap is a convenient option for the bathroom, but when a bar gets to be too small, it becomes unwieldy and inconvenient.
Loads of living things swim, float, and splash around in a small scoop.
Scientists have unearthed the remains of an ancient crocodile that was as long as a city bus and as heavy as a small whale.
People have reported seeing small, glowing spheres of electricity for centuries.
Electric heaters can heat everything from small parts of a house to an entire building.
In addition, there are thousands of small bodies such as asteroids and comets.
Some animals, both large and small, know the best way to stay alive is to live with or near other kinds of animals.
Shrub or small tree with a short trunk and an open, spreading crown.
Again, the desired effects are obtained by using combinations of material produced at extremely small sizes.
German companies are content to remain relatively small.
In this district of small huts and barefoot people and unpaved roads-a world made out of mud-he had been content.
The house is a small, one-story frame house of a style called pier and beam, which means that it sits on blocks.
They tend to be small and to include smaller percentages of special-needs students.
It turned out to be a banner year for exciting shows, large and small.
Most food manufacturers start small, and if they expand into industrial-scale production they don't turn back.
Oil a small baking pan, then add tomatoes and onion.
Lightly brush top with additional oil and scatter small clusters of rosemary leaves on top, pressing in slightly.
Fold the neck skin underneath the body and secure with a small metal skewer.
With a small knife, tear any membrane remaining in bottoms of eggshells.
Pour marinade through a sieve into a small saucepan and discard solids.
In a small bowl stir together cornstarch and lemon juice.
Cut out centers from cookies with small cutter and add to scraps.
Make a small hole in a poori with your thumb and spoon in a little potato filling.
Melt jam with water in a small heavy saucepan over moderately low heat, stirring until smooth.
Heat vinegar with sugar in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring, until sugar has dissolved.
Bring heavy cream to a boil in a small heavy saucepan.
It was a genre standoffish to outsiders, affectionately malicious to those within small, happy circles.
Real-life pain is complex, and this experiment was performed with a small group of subjects in controlled laboratory conditions.
Overly broad e-commerce patents threaten small businesses.
Coming soon to the small screen: technology that will enable you to watch anything you want, anytime, anyplace.
In other words, to get big, the trick might be to think small.
The chips convert the energy from environmental vibrations into electricity that's then used to charge a small battery.
It charges for only a couple of products geared toward small businesses.
Each cell continuously records the amount of small energy particles being deposited.
It has developed several prototype devices that are small and light and powered wirelessly.
Well before cancers are visible on medical imaging scans, their cells release small amounts of telltale proteins into the blood.
For many economists, small business lending is the safest gauge of the economic recovery's strength.
There are plenty of reasons to believe that small businesses aren't getting the credit they need.
They are considered small, not because they have a small payroll, but because they have a small number of owners.
Who stabbed whom was not quite clear but all three participants in the small war were admitted with knife injuries.
But systems developed so far only get small amounts of wattage from each step.
We're not too far away from supercomputers that could use half a gigawatt-as much energy as a small city.
Each rat has a small plastic tube protruding from the base of its skull.
Most of us think that the stomach is the main digestive organ, but in fact it does only a small part of the job.
First of all, different species of these small lizards can interbreed.
Now a small study suggests how treatment might be improved.
Take a piece of paper and crumple it into as small a ball as you can.
Fold a square piece of paper diagonally, then fold it in half, and the result will be a small isosceles triangle.
It may seem a small thing, but it is a basic kind of logical thinking.
It came in a small plastic bottle, and it was eating its way through my patient's hand.
In a small room, with only a few generals and media, a small bureaucratic moment.
It may have started small, but our voice is growing louder.
The tendons sewn together and the small bones healed, that your hand might close on a pencil again or hold a cup.
Small planes should be safe enough that normal, non- risk-taking people could think of trusting their lives to them.
With a small knife, tilted upward, trim the excess dough flush with the top of the ring.
Small, scary orifices of the tunnel system open all over the island.
Visiting relatives have placed small altars by the holes.
He looked around his yard for a candidate, but the only small birds in sight were the hummingbirds buzzing at his feeders.
Admirers of the article outnumbered critics, but by a small margin.
We will not consider simultaneous submissions or poems that have been previously published, even in small, private editions.
In measured praise of small-time misdemeanor insurance.
Then the researchers watch what happens, repeating the same experiment with different small groups to get a larger picture.
Small claims are filed to resolve disputes between parties without an attorney.
The small-dollar loan pilot resulted in a template of essential elements for safe, affordable, and feasible small-dollar loans.
Small claims court is a special court where disputes are resolved quickly and inexpensively.