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  • The remark may conveniently find its place here that plants which have reached a high degree of adaptive specialization have come to the end of their tether: a too complicated adjustment has deprived them of the elasticity which would enable them to adapt themselves to any further change in their surroundings, and they would pass away with conditions with which they are too inextricably bound up. Vast floras have doubtless thus found their grave in geologic change.
  • The Conservative government was then at the end of its tether, and the project fell through.
  • Abstract The purpose of this paper is to present an engineering assessment of a proposal for a deployment brake for a momentum exchange tether.
  • Abstract The purpose of this paper is to present an engineering assessment of a proposal for a deployment brake for a momentum exchange tether.
  • A number of horses tethered near a tree in the fields, where a fair is held in the summer.

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