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Its glass towers give way to lush green hillsides, a welcome escape from Beijing and Shanghai’s sooty gray air.
An Inconvenient Truth: Of all the baffling elements within this episode of Twin Peaks, the most confusing may be the lengthy sequence involving an old-timey convenience store/gas station and a group of sooty ghosts.
An Inconvenient Truth: Of all the baffling elements of this episode of Twin Peaks, the most confusing may be the lengthy sequence involving an old-timey convenience store/gas station and a group of sooty ghosts.
These were shiny and modern, in contrast to the sooty wood-burning stove in back, which might have been from another century.
Some of the plant sap and insect excreta drop on the foliage to provide a substrate for the sooty mold fungus that now coats the leaves of your allamanda.
Howard said that three or four sooty terns (seabirds) working a weedline is often a good sign of dolphin.
These are normally natural, low-toxicity sprays used to control the insects feeding on your citrus tree and producing excreta, which is food for the sooty mold fungus.
A member of each tribe was picked to scramble down the cliff face, swim dangerous waters to the nearby islet of Motu Nui, and return with an egg collected from the sooty tern bird.
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First Known Use of sooty
SOOTY Defined for Kids
Definition of sooty for Students
1 : covered with soot sooty hands
2 : like soot in color a sooty bird
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