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  • To obviate this difficulty Felice Fontana of Florence (Saggio del real gabinetto di fisica e di storia naturale, 1 755) first proposed the use of spider webs in micrometers,' but it was not till the attention of Troughton had been directed to the subject by Rittenhouse that the idea was carried into practice.'
  • Even possession of a (normally) two-handed weapon such as the spear did n't obviate the necessity of acquiring empty-handed skills.
  • Getting rid of the second summit would obviate the need to carry two maps.
  • This will obviate the danger of the climber 's carbide lamp flame burning through the nylon lifeline.
  • The destruction by burning is to ensure safety to environment and human health and to obviate any possibility of cross-pollination.

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