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Word: rostrum

Definition: raised platform for speech-making; pulpit


Sentences Containing 'rostrum'

(2000) based on its relatively small size and poorly developed dorsal blade and anteroventral ramus of the scapula. Halstead (1971) referred a second, larger specimen PIN 2440/1 consisting of a partial rostrum and hind limb, to "P. rossicus".
In the skull, "Voalavo antsahabensis" has a significantly longer rostrum (the front part of the skull) and diastema (the gap between the incisors and the molars).
It had an inwrought interior with an unusual solution: the altar was made as grotto and the rostrum as whale.
It has a longer tail than "V. gymnocaudus", as well as a longer rostrum (front part of the skull) and diastema (gap between the incisors and molars), but shorter molar rows.
It's skull is thought to resemble that of Spermophilus tridecemlineatus, but is slightly broader in the interorbital and rostrum regions.
On the rostrum Webber looked noticeably disappointed with the result after losing second place to team-mate Heidfeld due to the Williams team pitting Heidfeld before Webber causing Webber to lose time behind the slow Alonso.

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